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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Aunty Tab’s words of wisdom

In celebration of the University of Miami's Black Awareness Month, UM’s What Matters to You (WMTU) series brought Tabitha Brown, also known as “Aunty Tab,” to campus to talk about all things faith, vegan and self love.

UM to drop mask mandate Tuesday

After a little over a year and a half of mandating masks in indoor public spaces on campus, the University of Miami is ending the mask mandate on campus Tueday, March 1, the school confirmed in an email sent Monday afternoon.

University town-hall recap; online learning and quarantine update

“Our goal is to de-densify the move-in process and give more students more flexibility,” said Frenk, who anointed himself the “champion of in-person instruction.

Return of online learning leaves future uncertain, students divided

“It’s a lot like March, but it’s under completely different circumstances,” said Kaitlyn Payne, a senior majoring in meteorology and geography. “We have a vaccine and we have all of these things to protect us.”

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.

Sex Night gives students chance to learn about sex health, win...

Project Public Health, a new club on campus created to encourage discussion and education on prominent health issues, hosted a “Sex Night” panel on...

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...

Here’s what to know about COVID-19 booster shots

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, the move raised questions within the University of Miami community on the importance and availability of additional vaccinations and how big of a role the university should play in encouraging their use.

New “Sustainable U” partnership to launch next week

"Sustainable U: Rounding Up @ The Campus Bookstore" is a new philanthropic initiative being introduced at the campus bookstore on November 15th.

Chinese students say they faced vaccination issues upon return to campus

After spending the last academic year at home because of travel restrictions stemming from the pandemic, University of Miami's Chinese students returned to campus this fall only to find out that some vaccinations they received in their own country did not match UM standards.

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.

UM updates COVID guidelines as infection slows and vaccination rates increase

The University of Miami announced that outdoor mask mandates on the Coral Gables and marine campuses have been suspended in an email to the...