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Hug the Lake holds deeper meaning for UM community

It's been more than a decade since Hug the Lake started on the University of Miami's Coral Gables campus. Its meaning has grown since.

Q: Why are the ducks on campus?

With decades of expertise in behavioral ecology and animal communication, professor William Searcy discusses wildlife on UM campuses, including the famous Muscovy ducks.

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...

Haiti Remembrance Ceremony honors victims of 2010 earthquake

https://youtu.be/t9nRSFjcW4E Felicia Knaul challenged students to apply Haiti’s example of resilience during the 2010 earthquake to the university community and beyond at the Haiti Remembrance...

ECO Agency plans to implement LED lighting in new buildings

With glaring statistics pointing to humans as the cause of environmental pollution, the Energy & Conservation Organization (ECO) Agency is ready to do their...

‘Hecht’s Last Hurrah’ event gives tribute to residential hall before demolition

UMiami commemorated the freshman dorm building’s legacy in an event held outside of Hecht, as a way of saying goodbye this past Tuesday, April 26. The event comes in light of this year’s announcement that Hecht would be the first building taken down for UM’s Centennial Village, a new housing complex that will primarily house incoming freshmen.

Lake Osceola a changing, complex landmark

Each day, thousands of students walk past Lake Osceola on their way to class, yet few take the time to appreciate the diversity and...

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,...

Zika threat continues after hurricane, rainy conditions in South Florida

Hurricane Matthew may have spared Miami from the brunt of its damaging winds, but the storm’s rain posed new threats in the ongoing effort...

Doctors come together to advise about Zika virus at forum

Top public health leaders, physicians and scientists from the U.S. and Brazil discussed the ongoing research and study of the Zika virus in a...

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 –...

Many shades, smells of Lake Osceola part of its healthy life...

Lake Osceola is the centerpiece of University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus, with its free flowing fountain and assorted wildlife of ducks, egrets and...