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University of Miami students and faculty required to take flu vaccine...

“Vaccine mandates have been the law of the land since 1905 in Jacobson v. Massachusetts and these have been held up again and again,” said Dr. Timothy Loftus, the Health Disparities Project Fredman Family Foundation practitioner-in-residence and lecturer in law at the UM School of Law.

Students go all out — or not at all — for...

But many students are keeping the Halloween spirit alive this semester with fun, on-campus events and programming, including Canes Night Live’s “Halloweentown,” UBS’ “Halloween Thump,” the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” in the Shalala ballrooms and a “Trick-or-Tunes” concert and horror movie screening.

Return of online learning leaves future uncertain, students divided

“It’s a lot like March, but it’s under completely different circumstances,” said Kaitlyn Payne, a senior majoring in meteorology and geography. “We have a vaccine and we have all of these things to protect us.”

SpectrUM’s 9th annual DragOut returns to campus after last year’s virtual...

SpectrUM’s DragOut drag show has come back in full swing for its ninth annual performance on Thursday, March 10 in the Shalala Ballroom.

Toppel Career Center is helping students find positions amid pandemic

“I was already stressed about this process even before the pandemic, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve spent having a crisis over whether I am going to have something lined up after graduation."

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.

Gallery: Friday Homecoming festivities

The University of Miami's Homecoming Week culminated in Friday's Hurricane Howl, which included a block party, food trucks and the boat burning and fireworks show. Here are some photos from the event.

Lunar new year celebration returns to campus for the first time...

Over 650 people attended the 10th Lunar New Year Celebration at Lakeside Patio on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.The three-hour celebration was organized by both...

UM theatre department and ring theatre kick off autism acceptance and...

The University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts and the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre initiated this month of recognition with a showing of Simon Stephens’ “A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. The play ran from March 4-11.

Groundbreaking launches School of Architecture studio construction

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building, highlighting the building’s function and transformative significance to the School of Architecture, was...

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.

Students question effectiveness, need for Cane Card access to campus buildings

“I don’t understand how having access to a building will restrict the spread of COVID-19,” said Elena Ruiz, a senior chemistry major.