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Student-created app to help Canes connect

Eureka Match aims to connect students with different skill sets and backgrounds to the user's benefit. For example, a theater major who might need help marketing themselves could get in touch with a marketing student, or a computer science major who is looking for legal input would be put in touch with a law student.

Following student petitions, UM to rename 3 campus buildings

After months of review, UM announces it will remove the names of Henry Fillmore and George Merrick from campus buildings due to their history of racism.

Spotty Wi-Fi connection causes concern for on-campus students

Since the first week of classes, students are complaining about the “unreliableness” of “CaneNet Wireless,” the student Wi-Fi network across campus.

Empower Me First works to motivate first-generation UM students at first...

Empower Me First, a scholarship initiative for first-generation students at the University of Miami, welcomed motivational speaker and author Rockwell Bartoli to campus Monday,...

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.

“Drake and Josh” star Josh Peck to speak on campus...

Josh Peck, an actor known for his role as Josh in the hit Nickelodeon TV show "Drake and Josh" will be participating in a moderated discussion at the University of Miami on Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Shalala Student Center Ballroom.

Students ring in holiday season at inaugural Commuter Carnival

The newly-formed University of Miami Commuter Council invited students to ring in the holiday season with classic carnival games, candy apples and snow cones...

UM hosts first Family Weekend since 2019

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the University of Miami will open its campus to the loved ones of hundreds of...

Hurricane Productions celebrates Halloween with first annual “All about the Boo”...

To celebrate Halloween, Hurricane Productions (HP) brought the spooky, sweet spirit to campus with its first annual “All about the Boo,” a week of live music, scary movies and pumpkin painting.

New Student Organization: Latin Leadership Council

“The goal and purpose of the council is to serve as a place to unite the UM community by being a support system to the Latin and Hispanic population,” said Victor Rios, a graduate student at the School of Education & Human Development and Interim Chair overseeing the Latin Leadership Council.

Earth Week turns campus green

Though Earth Day ended Tuesday, Student Government’s (SG) Energy and Conservation Organization (ECO) extended the carbon-footprint-reducing celebration. Throughout the week, ECO collaborated with student organizations...

UM unsure if vaccines will be mandatory for fall semester

More than 200 universities are requiring its students – and in some instances, faculty and staff – to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester. Although the University of Miami has not yet announced if it will follow suit, UM President Julio Frenk said by the end of May that UM will provide more guidance about “a safe return in the fall.”