“Working with local Miami-based historians, our group investigated Merrick’s past and discovered much evidence confirming that George E. Merrick boldly held and acted upon, racist segregationist beliefs throughout his life, including in his role as head of the Miami-Dade Planning Board,” the petition read.
UM faculty are pushing to be given a choice as to whether their classes will be conducted remotely or in-person. Concerned for their own personal health, many feel a return to campus this fall is not the right move.
Local universities are facing tough decisions about whether to reopen this fall, and many are forging ahead with either a mixed use of both in-person and online learning or plans to return fully in person.
Here are South Florida universities’ current plans to reopen during the pandemic.
Para un miembro del personal de limpieza de la Universidad de Miami, sobrevivir a la pandemia de coronavirus significa elegir entre la vida y continuar recibiendo su salario.
President Julio Frenk first arrived at the University of Miami in 2015 during a moment when its students, faculty and staff were grappling with racism on its very own campus.
Now, five years later, his administration is working once again to move UM towards racial justice.
Under President Julio Frenk, the number of Black faculty at the university increased 26 percent from 159 to 200 individuals, making up 5.1 percent of
The new order went into effect on June 25 and will be enforced with a fine
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.
Students put together a list of 11 recommendations for the university, including requests to increase the number and retention of Black faculty, staff and students through a strategic hiring plan, to implement diversity and sensitivity training across the university and to allocate more money to infrastructure dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The bill grants players the opportunity to “earn compensation for the use of her or his name, image, or likeness. Such compensation must be commensurate with the market value of the authorized use of the athlete’s name, image, or likeness.”
After 12 weeks of empty beaches, Miami-Dade County reopened sandy shores for visitors Wednesday, June 10 but with restrictions. For those planning a beach day in the near future, here are several rules and guidelines to be aware of.