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Frenk hosts Knight Foundation Conversation, experts discuss democracy and technology

The “Knight Conversation on Miami at the Intersection of Tech & Democracy” hosted a number of panelists for a discussion on technology’s role in democracy, particularly in the Americas, followed by a brief question and answer period. The event took place Monday morning, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

305 Ventures hosts a Shark Tank style event for tech startups...

Miami has been built into a global tech-hub. So much so, that this week marks Miami’s first ever Tech Week. To kick off Miami Tech Week, 305 Ventures, a Miami-based venture capitalist company, hosted Miami Tech Week Founders’ Demo Day, a “Shark Tank” style event on Tuesday at Island Gardens.

Uptick in COVID-19 cases seen across the country, implications for UM...

As nationwide discussion on masking and safety measures begins to heat up once again, Philadelphia became the first major city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate on Monday, April 11. The decision came after a 50% increase in reported cases across the city over the 10 days prior.

It’s On Us hosts Spring Week of Action for sexual assault...

The University of Miami’s It’s On Us chapter hosted a series of events facilitating conversations on sexual assault through their recent Spring Week of Action, engaging students with games, giveaways and interactive activities designed to raise awareness on campus.

Underpaid and overworked, UM’s janitorial staff continues stand against unfair labor...

In the latest demonstration in a series of protests against ABM Industries, representatives of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU 32 BJ), upset janitorial staff and UMESA members took to South Dixie Highway on April 12 to demand job vacancies be filled.

PhiDE Anatomy Fashion Show celebrates the human body, raises donations for...

Phi Delta Epsilon (PhiDe) raised $2,800 for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and crowned a new Mr. and Ms. Anatomy Fashion Show (AFS) at their annual philanthropic show on Monday night.

The Butler Center recognizes student and faculty leaders during Celebration of...

The Butler Center recognized exceptional student and faculty leaders and their service to the University of Miami community during the annual Celebration of Involvement on Tuesday, April 12th from 4 to 6 p.m.

Students take on Tortuga Music Festival, raising awareness for marine conservation

On Friday, April 8, South Florida opened its doors to the world of country music: Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival. Many UMiami students, whether rookies or long-time supporters of country music were seen enjoying the festival experience at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

UMIT updates Duo Multi-Factor Authentication system

The University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) department announced that effective Monday, April 11, the Duo Multi-Factor Authentication system (MFA) will have two additional authentication options to boost security. This move is in response to an increase in cybercriminal activity targeted at universities and healthcare organizations. These activities are primarily fraudulent Duo MFA requests.

With theme ‘What’s Next’, TEDx will give students a chance to...

On Thursday, April 14, TEDx UMiami will hold their first fully in-person event since 2019. The event will last from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It will be split into four groups with two or three speakers in each group. Tickets are free and can be reserved through the organization’s EventBrite page.

Reggaeton artist Rauw Alejandro sells out FTX Arena, students attend

On April 9, only a week after global sensation and reggaeton artist Bad Bunny took over the Magic City, another popular artist took advantage of the limelight at a sold-out FTX Arena. Rauw Alejandro performed in front of a crowd of about 21,000 people this past weekend.

Camp Kesem gala exceeds fundraising goal by over $4,000

Camp Kesem’s annual Make the Magic gala raised $24,307 Saturday night, breaking its $20,000 goal in its first in-person event in two years. The money will go towards Camp Kesem’s annual week-long summer program for kids who have parents with cancer.