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25 years ago today: Hurricane Andrew hit Southern Florida

Twenty five years ago today, one of the strongest hurricanes to ever ripple through Southern Florida left damage and destruction in its path –...

Student residents settle in at off-campus hurricane shelter

Update, 2:05 p.m., Sept. 9, 2017: Students have begun settling into their temporary home at the university shelter in Southwest Dade. A Miami Hurricane reporter...

Green Athletics Conference encourages sustainability in sports

"We need to get students involved who are passionate about sustainability. It doesn't just matter in sports but in every aspect of our campus. Change all starts with us."

“Houston, We Got U” established by UM students to aid those...

"That really, really touched me because this was a young man just trying to help," Rodriguez said. "On top of the danger that there...

Weigh Your Waste campaign raises awareness of thrown-out food

Students in the Mahoney-Pearson Dining Hall threw away 77.9 pounds of food in just a two-hour period, according to an on-campus experiment held by...

They fled Hurricane Irma. Then they experienced another natural disaster.

While the University of Miami recovered from the effects of Hurricane Irma and the thousands of evacuated students prepared to return to the university,...

Students delighted as Hug the Lake tradition returns for first time...

UM’s beloved Earth Day tradition known as Hug the Lake was held last Friday for the first time since  before the pandemic in 2019. 

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.

UM alumnus steers Surfside through condo collapse tragedy

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

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.

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.

Coral Gables ordinance up for vote to ban plastic bags

University of Miami students getting food to-go at dining locations across campus may need to bring their own eco-friendly bags if a Coral Gables...