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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.

Three months later in Surfside: Some mourning, some moving on

But each time a new line of cars come to a red light on 88th Street, there is a tangible pause. The heads inside turn to the left, almost collectively. They look at the fenced-off, gaping hole in the ground for a moment, then gaze straight ahead. The light turns green, and the cars keep moving.

Some UM affiliates from New Jersey and New York avoid worst...

“As the videos began to come in from social media, I felt PTSD from Hurricane Sandy,” said Isaiah Moore, a freshman at UM. “When hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, it was bad for my area and we lost power for almost two weeks with no food to last.”

Pandemic perspectives: Employed by the U

Sandra Perez-Alvarez, a secretary for three years in the theatre arts department, said that the opening weeks of classes left her concerned about the number of students not wearing masks as required. “The students are still not respecting the mask mandates, which is overall disappointing,” said Perez-Alvarez, a UM employee for nearly 11 years. The university recently updated its masking policies to require mask-wearing in outdoor settings while in groups of four or more.

Medical school Dean Henri Ford leads UM’s response to deadly Haiti...

“We know that wherever there is hope, then there is the certainty that we will emerge victorious, and that’s what always amazes me about the Haitian people,” said Miller School of Medicine Dean Henri Ford.

UM law school graduate among those missing in Surfside condo collapse

Langesfeld, 26, lived in apartment 804 of the 13-story complex with her husband of six months, Luis Sadovnic. Family members have not been able to reach them since June 24, when at 1:30 a.m. the beach-front condo-complex inexplicably crashed to the ground.

Miami football players donate food and water to first responders at...

Members of the Miami Hurricanes football team and staff were among the many individuals from South Florida sports teams to help out at the site of the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida.

UM alumnus steers Surfside through condo collapse tragedy

The three-term mayor graduated with a degree in finance in 1983.

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.

Cop with history of racist incidents and excessive force working for...

Recently reinstated Miami police captain Javier Ortiz, who is best known for his long history of racist comments and excessive force accusations, has been performing lucrative off-duty work at UM's medical campus.

UMPD’s first Black female lieutenant reflects on her journey to history

“What sets Octavia apart from others is not so much that she is a great cop, but rather the fact that she is a great mother, wife, sister and daughter,” said UMPD Chief Rivero. “Her family values of doing things right translates to her job very easy because it’s embedded in her character to always do good for people.”

When the party’s over: Locals disgruntled by weeks of spring break...

“It looked like a rock concert. You couldn’t see the pavement, and you couldn’t see grass."