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Coronavirus places UM workers under financial stress, health risk

Amid layoffs, risk of exposure to COVID-19 and threats to their benefits, the University of Miami's subcontracted facilities and dining workers report that they have been hit hard by the pandemic.

Here’s how three brothers are 3D printing masks

Together, Marc and Lance Levine, who share a Brickell apartment, print and assemble masks during the week and then distribute them with Mitchell Levine to nearby homeless communities on the weekends.

Homeless people are among those most at risk for Covid-19. Here’s...

When three South Florida brothers saw the shortage of medical supplies, such as masks, due to the coronavirus pandemic, they began to think of ways they could use their knack for 3D printing to support their local community. In early April, Miami Masks Strong was born, a non-profit organization seeking to provide protective gear to those most at risk.

President Frenk outlines his plan for a return this fall

University of Miami President Julio Frenk is confident that in-person instruction will resume come August. However, during a Zoom roundtable discussion with student media leaders on April 30, Frenk said the campus environment students return to will be very different.

A call to action for students and U.S. Government

For those who firmly believe that access to healthcare is a right, not a privilege, now is the time to advocate for expanding healthcare.

Rep. Donna Shalala offers her take on coronavirus pandemic

Congresswoman Donna Shalala, a public health expert herself, has been outspoken during the coronavirus pandemic, calling for better leadership from President Donald Trump, as well as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

First reported UM student tests positive for coronavirus

The first reported student at the University of Miami has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email sent out on Saturday, March 21 by University Communications.

Member of medical campus community tests positive for coronavirus

University Communications sent out an email Tuesday night informing students that a member of the medical campus community has tested positive for coronavirus.

After returning from Italy, students are under quarantine, set to finish...

“We were stuck in a pandemic with no one to contact at the university. Imagine 25 students crying and calling parents, trying to figure out how they will go home, how to bring everything back so quickly, how we would finish classes, how we would get our money back."

Amid coronavirus pandemic, UM announces extension of spring break, move to...

Joining over 135 other colleges and universities, the University of Miami announced in a message Thursday, March 12 that it would move to remote learning starting March 23 until April 4.

UM confirms no known coronavirus cases at this time after scare...

The University of Miami faced a coronavirus scare Friday evening after a student at Pearson Residential College called 911, reporting that his roommate had the coronavirus.

UM takes precautionary measures in wake of novel coronavirus

As the coronavirus disease continues to spread both domestically and abroad, the University of Miami has taken many preventative actions to stop the outbreak from affecting its students.