79.3 F
Coral Gables
Friday, May 20, 2022

Here’s what South Florida universities are planning for fall semester

Local universities are facing tough decisions about whether to reopen this fall, and many are forging ahead with either a mixed use of both in-person and online learning or plans to return fully in person. Here are South Florida universities' current plans to reopen during the pandemic.

Student opinion on new Canelink layout divided one week since launch

Last week, a brand new version of CaneLink was introduced to students featuring a new-look interface with a more polished aesthetic and a schedule...

Senate Recap: Modifying absence policy, Canes Consent, candidacy application to open...

Recommendation to Modify the Absence Policy Student Government Senate passed a bill that urged administrators to modify the absence policy to explicitly address that professors...

Leaders, scholars in global policy will headline 2017 commencement ceremonies

A Nobel laureate, a former prime minister of Norway and a former president of Ireland are among the six distinguished speakers featured in the 2017 commencement ceremonies.

Law School offers ninth joint degree program

University of Miami’s School of Law unveiled its newest joint degree, a J.D./Ph.D in Environmental Science and Policy, last week. Dale Jamieson, director of environmental studies...

No pass/fail grading option for fall semester as of now

On Oct. 27 2020, the University of Miami decided to not offer a Pass/Fail grading option for classes this semester, and instead has emphasized on alternatives such as the Incomplete Grade option.

Language class draws medieval enthusiasts

While most students dread the thought of a Friday afternoon class, eight head to the Oscar E. Dooly Memorial Building to learn Old Icelandic,...

Remote learning just isn’t the same, students say

“A lot of people have the anxiety of worrying that their family may get the coronavirus and die. When you have a pandemic going on people aren’t able to perform at the same level.”

Older auditors keep minds active by attending classes, offering perspectives

Herb Bobman traded friendly barbs with Ed Blake before their class began Tuesday, jokingly asking Alfred Feingold in the row behind them whether he...

Competition tests entrepreneurship skills

A final round stands in the way of a $10,000 grand prize for aspiring entrepreneurs participating in the 2014 UM Business Competition. The competition, which...

Monumental philanthropy brings new name to Miami Business School

“I believe naming gifts really set the basis for a legacy that will last in perpetuity,” President Julio Frank said in a statement. “The Herberts are associating their name and legacy with the future of the Business School.”

2020 Year in Review: UM community reflects on its challenges amid...

The University of Miami endured a tumultuous year of surprises and hurdles: from responding to the coronavirus pandemic to implementing new health practices, to adapting to society's new normal.