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UM instructor resigns after TikTok of pornographic bookmark goes viral

A University of Miami instructor was teaching a business analytics class over Zoom and sharing his screen when students spotted something unexpected-- a pornographic bookmark tab describing college girls.

Remote learning just isn’t the same, students say

“A lot of people have the anxiety of worrying that their family may get the coronavirus and die. When you have a pandemic going on people aren’t able to perform at the same level.”

Understanding the ‘Zoom Boom’: Videoconferencing, Zoom University and zoombombings

As declarations of stay-at-home orders begin to rise and social distancing continues to be enforced, Zoom has become a cultural phenomenon. Many people use the app to host religious services, parties, lectures and musical shows.

Student-created petition calls for pass/fail grading option, receives more than 5,500...

Following the University of Miami’s decision to move online for the remainder of the spring semester, senior Anuj Shah started a petition on March 17 calling on UM to make a pass/fail grading option due to some of the issues coronavirus is causing for the student body. Less than a couple of days later, it received more than 5,000 signatures.

UM announces changes to commencement schedule

The University of Miami announced Thursday morning that all spring undergraduate, graduate and law commencement ceremonies will be postponed until December 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Miller School of Medicine will host a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 3 p.m. EST.

All classes to move online for remainder of semester, housing to...

The University of Miami announced Tuesday morning that all classes will be conducted online for the remainder of the semester. Additionally, on-campus housing will partially close March 25, with limited exceptions for students who are unable to return home or cannot find housing off campus.

‘Money Talks’ program encourages financial literacy

Launched last spring, UM’s Money Management Program aims to educate students about budgeting, credit cards, loans and more.

UM students witness protests, flee Hong Kong


Students raise concerns over fall finals schedule

“Everything is coming right after the other,” said Dominique. “Students should be using the break to take a breather and spend time with family, but because of the tightness of this year’s fall calendar, we’re basically forced to study and work on homework throughout the break.”

Monumental philanthropy brings new name to Miami Business School

“I believe naming gifts really set the basis for a legacy that will last in perpetuity,” President Julio Frank said in a statement. “The Herberts are associating their name and legacy with the future of the Business School.”

LSAT goes digital, eliciting mixed responses from pre-law students

“There’s something nice about being able to write, cross-out and annotate on paper,” Rodriguez said.

Discuss and dine for free: Venzer to host special ‘Dinner &...

Ellen Venzer, the University of Miami’s judge-in-residence will be hosting a "Dinner & Dialogues" event.