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Design-a-Course allows for academic freedom, creativity

A course dedicated solely to the novel “Jane Eyre” was proposed during the last academic school year. “Jane Eyre” did not get approved, but Niurka...

Sculpture program develops art, creativity

Sculpted: Students make art in the hand-built ceramics class taught by professor Bryan Moore. The class only has 12 students, but they are allowed...

Diversity in classrooms improves rankings, experience

University of Miami has been praised for its diversity and ranked No. 1 in the 2011 Princeton Review for “race/class interaction” out of ...

Summer program offers research opportunities, flexibility

During a packed academic year, finding the time for research can often be difficult. That is why senior Max Tenaglia, a geosciences major, conducted geological...

Music therapy helps tackle Parkinson’s

Each Wednesday in St. Matthews Episcopal Church, the buzzing timbre of 30 to 40 kazoos fills the room. Hands clap, feet stomp and voices...

Law School offers ninth joint degree program

University of Miami’s School of Law unveiled its newest joint degree, a J.D./Ph.D in Environmental Science and Policy, last week. Dale Jamieson, director of environmental studies...

Revised academic calendar lengthens breaks

The academic calendar will undergo a major facelift that will be effective come fall 2013. Fall break will be extended to two days rather...

Offices, student resource centers find new homes

The Writing Center migrated from its former location near the Pavia Garage at the start of this semester in order to make room for...

Shalala takes break from classroom

This spring semester marks the 10-year anniversary of President Donna E. Shalala teaching the U.S. Health Care Crisis: The Politics of Health Care Reform...

Textbook costs increase as alternatives develop

For senior Angela Strombell, the start of each semester means financial anxiety. She racked up a bill amounting to more than $600 for textbooks...

School of Law hosts human trafficking conference

On Friday, the UM Law School hosted the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Second Annual Human Trafficking Conference.  Human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing...

Obscure majors offer diverse prospects

Majors like accounting and education usually lead students to clear career opportunities. But other options may not prepare students for a particular career path,...