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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.

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.”

COPE hosts t-shirt decorating event to spread awareness, honor victims of...

Counseling Outreach Peer Education (COPE), a student organization that promotes mental health awareness, held a t-shirt decorating event on the University of Miami’s Foote...

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.

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.

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.

UM using breathalyzer tests to detect COVID-19

Following nearly a year of adapting COVID-19 testing to provide quicker results to more students, breath analyzers have become a regular part of the...

UM alumnus steers Surfside through condo collapse tragedy

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

Sudden spike in daily student COVID-19 cases highest since February peak

One professor and member of UM’s Faculty Senate says that they last received a contact tracing notification on Dec. 3 over their university email. Since the last day of classes Wednesday, Dec. 8, however, they have received five emails from students claiming to have been infected with COVID-19.

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.

South Beach enacts curfew after spring break shootings, UM reacts

On Monday, March 21, the City of Miami Beach declared a state of emergency after two shootings that have taken five lives this past week. It will be extended through early next Monday morning.

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.