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.
“I think it would’ve been respectful to receive an email from the school explaining why my classes were switched rather than having me check can link to find my classes online, said senior Gabby Butman. “As a senior, it is upsetting that I am missing out on some of my last memories and experiences because now I will be spending the majority of my time at home on the computer.”
In an effort to spark action, six Black student leaders gathered for a virtual dialogue over Zoom to deliver a Black State of the Union Address and discuss racial issues persisting at the University of Miami.
Here are six takeaways from the event.
Armed with their signs, strengthened by their voices, protestors gathered this past weekend in cities across the United States and the world to lament the Black lives lost at the hands of police and to call for a reckoning in the criminal justice system.