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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.

‘An element of the unknown’: Hurricane season at the U

The Office of Emergency Management recommends that all students download the University of Miami app, which provides access to the U.S. emergency guide and other action guidelines for disaster preparedness.

UM alumnus steers Surfside through condo collapse tragedy

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

Climate change: An everlasting issue as 2020 election nears

“Especially in Miami where climate and climate change are playing such a role even in day-to-day life, I think it’s one of the biggest issues that could be on the ballot in the upcoming election,” Arcodia said.

UM students affected, devastated by Australian wildfires

The Australian bushfires have been utterly devastating. The scope of the cataclysmic natural disaster has been record-breaking in many ways; Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades.

Local politicians discuss the future of Miami-Dade at climate town hall

“This is the critical issue of our time--it is truly an existential threat, and we need to address this boldly, and we need to act now,” affirmed Commissioner Cava.

Sewage, dangerous bacteria are entering oceans, closing Miami beaches

“I think it’s important that something is done about all this bacteria being found,” said Emma Rodriguez, a freshman majoring in communications. "The beach is one of my favorite places and something we should ensure is safe for everyone to enjoy.”

Going green: The Rat introduces eco-friendly alternatives

"Changes both big and small need to be made now. Our daily living practices need to be eco-friendly, and we can’t live sustainably if we keep business as usual, eating meat and drinking from single-use plastic at the Rat."

Local youth demand climate justice from government

“Someone once said every storm starts with one drop, and I think today is one of those drops.”

Students can play the Sustainable Development Goals Game to create more...

Koru Consulting Limited is running a workshop in which participants explore how the world can achieve sustainable goals through persuasive gameplay designed to change players’ interests, activities and opinions.

Branching out: Arboretum’s edible plants offer fruit, education

Located on the northwest side of campus, The John C. Gifford Arboretum is where students can study and relax surrounded by lush greenery. If they look closely, they can also find a variety of edible fruits hanging from the branches.

Going green with community ‘Grow Walls’

“Installing the garden isn’t easy work, but it’s totally worth it. Tending the garden is just as relaxing as working in a traditional garden.”