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Chinese students say they faced vaccination issues upon return to campus

After spending the last academic year at home because of travel restrictions stemming from the pandemic, University of Miami's Chinese students returned to campus this fall only to find out that some vaccinations they received in their own country did not match UM standards.

Email to UM students and faculty alleging malpractice, sexual harassment at...

Christian Rodriguez, listed as a clinical business operations representative on UM’s employee directory, sent the email Tuesday evening from his university email to dozens of news outlets and UM affiliates.

UM updates COVID guidelines as infection slows and vaccination rates increase

The University of Miami announced that outdoor mask mandates on the Coral Gables and marine campuses have been suspended in an email to the...

New CaneLink offers ‘fresh look and feel’

Beginning Sept. 30 students are seeing a new and improved CaneLink, a student information system that many said long needed overhaul.

Julio Frenk and community leaders talk COVID-19, racial justice at ‘State...

The University of Miami returned with the first in-person edition of 'State of the University' since the start of the pandemic Tuesday. The town...

President Frenk announces outdoor mask mandate and new COVID-19 testing protocols...

The announcement comes on a day when Florida set a daily record for positive test results, reporting 27,584 cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Friday. The previous high of 26,203 confirmed cases was set on Wednesday.

The race against the variant: UM will rely on vaccination efforts...

“Last year I thought that it would have been the most challenging time, but if anything I think we’ll have more challenges this fall than what we could have anticipated,” said Student Government President Landon Coles.

UM administrators to host Town Hall in preparation for fall semester....

Despite rising COVID-19 infection rates in South Florida, the University of Miami will open its doors for in-person classes on Aug. 23 after announcing updated safety protocols to prevent the spread of the Delta variant.

UM law community seeks answers on fired dean as transitional replacement...

Following the July 1 appointment of acting Dean Stephen J. Schnably, a respected, long-time professor at UM law, faculty members released a letter criticizing UM’s firing of Varona and demanding answers from Frenk.

PETA alleges UM purchased chinchillas from ranch known for abusing animals

UM last bought chinchillas from the ranch in 2014, in order to conduct a hearing experiment. Twenty two chinchillas were injected with various ear infections and then were tested with baby shampoo as a possible cure to the infection.

Faculty Senate condemns Frenk’s decision to dismiss law school dean

Senate faculty support of the dean comes two days after the law school’s tenured faculty adopted a resolution protesting Varona’s removal, just hours after the president announced the dismissal.

Dean of UM law school fired; tenured faculty protest decision

“I have determined that new leadership is vital for the benefit of the institution, our students and our community,” said UM President Julio Frenk in the May 25 email announcing the termination.