The concert will feature many diverse voices and cultures that have been expressed through music, including modern works along with classical pieces. It is named after Yemayá, who is known as the goddess of motherhood, oceans and the healing arts. She has been celebrated for centuries throughout the world, especially in Cuba.
Cookies and Conversation: National Organization for Women to discuss pending gender-pay discrimination lawsuit
The event will focus primarily on discussing the lawsuit UM is facing from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for gender-based discrimination on the behalf of political science professor Louise Davidson-Schmich.
Ellen Venzer, the University of Miami’s judge-in-residence will be hosting a “Dinner & Dialogues” event.
Matthew Deroo created this project to integrate the Lowe’s resources with the local community and to support students’ learning across contexts. This is Matthews’ second year partnering with the Lowe, which he began at the end of 2018.
The night included performances by the University of Miami’s KAOS dance team and the Melodic Vibrations Band. The president of UBS, Glen Howard Jr., emceed the event. Howard, a senior majoring in broadcast journalism from Miami, says he agreed to partner with this event to build a deeper connection to all students of all identities and races on campus.
“This one went a little crazy,” he said.
This past July, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued the University of Miami on behalf of professor Louise Davidson-Schmich, alleging gender-pay discrimination within the political science department.
This academic year, the Counseling Center has developed a new system to provide resources and support to as many students as possible. These changes are coming in response to two week wait times and many students feeling rushed out of appointments.
Annually on Oct. 16, Food Day is celebrated across 150 countries to promote worldwide awareness for those who suffer from hunger and to promote the necessity of eating healthy while being environmentally sustainable.
“The whole night is typically such a great time because they’re experiencing the Adrienne Arsht Center, which is a beautiful space with friends and meeting new people as well as seeing amazing entertainment on a Saturday night,” Fleitas said.
“I consider this an absolute honor,” Jackson said. “There are hundreds of people they could have asked to moderate. I’m excited to share the space not only with Megan but with Claudia.”
“Changes both big and small need to be made now. Our daily living practices need to be eco-friendly, and we can’t live sustainably if we keep business as usual, eating meat and drinking from single-use plastic at the Rat.”