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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,...

On-campus housing crisis has students scrambling

Much like the city of Miami, the University of Miami is dealing with a serious housing crisis. Both the city and school are dealing with increased demand for housing and rising housing prices and in UM’s case, a lack of available housing.

Uptick in COVID-19 cases seen across the country, implications for UM...

As nationwide discussion on masking and safety measures begins to heat up once again, Philadelphia became the first major city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate on Monday, April 11. The decision came after a 50% increase in reported cases across the city over the 10 days prior.

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...

Womens’ leadership symposium kicks off with belly dancing workshop

The Butler Center for Service and Leadership will hold a belly dancing class held by renowned belly dancing instructor Portia Lange on March 7.

On-Campus Students Temporarily Moved into THesis Hotel while Spring Admit Freshman...

As Centennial Village is being completed and Hecht Residential College has been demolished, students are enduring a new way of on-campus housing. UM Housing and Residential Life (HRL) has forced 60 students into THesis hotel rooms and left spring-admits in the dark about where they will be living come January.

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.

High-ranking US official visits UM for roundtable on cultural, educational affairs

In the Lakeside Pavilion multi-purpose room at UM’s Coral Gables campus, Fulbright and BridgeUSA scholars and professionals from countries ranging from Hungary to South Africa gathered to discuss their experiences studying in the U.S.