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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.

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.

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.”

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.

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."