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Julio Frenk and community leaders talk COVID-19, racial justice at ‘State...

The University of Miami returned with the first in-person edition of 'State of the University' since the start of the pandemic Tuesday. The town...

UM students and faculty protest Texas abortion ban as Florida legislature...

Since a Texas law banning abortions more than six weeks into a pregnancy went into effect on Sept.1, activists, abortion providers and various members...

Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science set to open in...

“It is going to be a great opportunity for doing undergraduate research. It is also going to bring in a great amount of infrastructure and it will be very important to expand the scientific research that we can do,” said Marc Knecht, a chair and professor in UM’s Department of Chemistry.

Return of UM’s Alternative Breaks program offers students opportunities to volunteer...

University of Miami Alternative Breaks (UMAB) announced the return of in-person, overnight service trips for this semester’s fall break. The program, which was temporarily...

UM School of Law’s Florida Bar passage rate ranked second...

While the increased Florida Bar passage rate is undoubtedly an accomplishment for the university, the news comes just two months after UM President Julio Frenk abruptly fired law school Dean Anthony Varona, publicly claiming that the law school needed “a dean with the required vision and effectiveness of execution to bring the school to new levels of excellence."

UM hosts first Family Weekend since 2019

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the University of Miami will open its campus to the loved ones of hundreds of...

‘Pancakes, a duffel bag and a dream’: Tulane student business stops...

At the start of the fall 2021 semester, SexyCakes was running smoothly and set up to open for a successful third year of operations, when, on opening night, Hurricane Ida hit.

Camila Cabello and J Balvin among those to attend sold-out Billboard...

Tickets for the event sold out in July, though Telemundo Internacional and Universo have planned a live stream for fans that would prefer viewing from home. The awards take place during Billboard’s Latin Music Week in Miami, a series of concerts and interactive events with Latin stars spanning from Sept. 20-25.

University of Miami students and faculty required to take flu vaccine...

“Vaccine mandates have been the law of the land since 1905 in Jacobson v. Massachusetts and these have been held up again and again,” said Dr. Timothy Loftus, the Health Disparities Project Fredman Family Foundation practitioner-in-residence and lecturer in law at the UM School of Law.

Student government working towards implementing campus initiatives

One of Coles' initiatives with significant support thus far is requesting the university recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday.

Students in Hecht and Stanford Residential Colleges tested for COVID-19 based...

“As a result of the university’s wastewater sampling efforts, you are required to take a COVID-19 test today, Sept. 9 or tomorrow, Sep. 10, regardless of your vaccination status,” said a message from the UM Office of Student Affairs to Rosborough and McDonald Tower residents.

Miami Chicken Company wraps up first month of service after replacing...

Since its opening, Miami Chicken Company has drawn mixed reviews from students. Charley Pollard, a sophomore majoring in music performance, said he has found a new favorite meal on campus: the Mac and Cheese Waffle Cone. “The texture is very good, and the chicken is very well fried and super tasty,” said Pollard. “The sweetness of the waffle cone and the savory flavor of the mac and cheese really makes a difference, especially with the spiciness of the buffalo sauce.”