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.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m., PhiDe will be hosting their annual Anatomy Fashion Show to raise money for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and educate students on the many body systems.
The University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts and the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre initiated this month of recognition with a showing of Simon Stephens’ “A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. The play ran from March 4-11.
On April 6, the red carpet rolled out for a unique version of the NAACP Image Awards held by UM’s NAACP chapter at the East Shalala Ballroom.
On Tuesday, April 5, UMiami held its annual student government executive board inauguration, welcoming the 2022-23 executive board and executive committee and honoring this year’s group. For the first time in the history, the inauguration was held publicly for all students and faculty to attend. Several awards recognizing contributions to student government were presented to students and administrators at the event.
Model UN is an organization where delegates from each team represent certain countries and exchange ideas to come up with solutions to problems being prompted. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UM Model United Nations (MUN) team was ranked 19th in the nation, now the team has climbed all the way to 14th in the country. Their improved ranking comes after their success at their latest conference at Boston University, the first in-person conference since the pandemic.
“Navigating Our World,” a celebration of four regions of the world and the University of Miami’s international community, concluded Friday night. Each night, COISO showcased a region with music, food and other tent activities. Monday was Opening Night, Tuesday Latin and Caribbean Night, Wednesday Africa Night, Thursday Middle East and Europe Night and Friday Asia Night.
Rae Sremmurd will be performing on Friday, April 1, at Watsco Center. Sremmurd's performance will be the first large-scale concert hosted by UMiami since the start of the pandemic.
In the same way sugar is added to a classic Cuban coffee, the Federación de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) is adding its own sweetness to campus with Cuban Culture Week, which begins at noon on Monday, March 28, at the Lakeside Patio.