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Memorial to honor graduate students’ passings
Campus Life, News

Memorial to honor graduate students’ passings

A memorial service for two University of Miami graduate students who were killed by a car in Pinecrest will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at the Student Activities Center third-floor Grand Ballroom. The graduate students Hao Liu and Ying Chen were international students from China, beginning the first year of their doctoral degree in…

Rumble on the Green unites organizations
Campus Life, News, Student Organization

Rumble on the Green unites organizations

[imagebrowser id=16] [fresh_divider style=”solid”] The UM Republicans beat out their competition at the Committee of Student Organization’s (COSO) Rumble on the Green on Friday as they worked through a variety of obstacles and tasks to win a $150 cash prize towards their organization. “It was very shocking, I was out of words,” said Mathew De…

Architecture competition develops eco-friendly designs
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Architecture competition develops eco-friendly designs

In November, the School of Architecture and the American Institute of Architects will be holding a unique competition focusing on adapting Miami buildings to the rising sea level caused by climate change. The competition was created by four architecture students who are a part of UM’s chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. “Recent storms,…

Best-selling author talks new book, writing process
Campus Life, News, Profiles

Best-selling author talks new book, writing process

Dava Sobel, New York Times bestselling science writer, visited campus Thursday to talk about her new book and play,  “A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos.” The Humanities Center invited her to speak at a public lecture as part of the Stanford Distinguished Professors series. On Wednesday, Sobel also met students in the…

Class project turns into mockumentary web series
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Class project turns into mockumentary web series

Juniors Grant Harris and Joseph Picozzi started with a concept film created for a class in the University of Miami’s School of Communication. They quickly realized that their class project would become a web series about their experiences as film students. “We wanted to do a project that showcased our ability to write television rather…

Gables Bike Day raises awareness for biker safety
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Gables Bike Day raises awareness for biker safety

For the first time in its three-year history, Gables Bike Day organizers are creating a bike route connecting the University of Miami campus to Miracle Mile as a way to further encourage participation among UM students and faculty. The annual Gables Bike Day held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 20 is an…

Student Activities Center to unveil study lounge
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Student Activities Center to unveil study lounge

Behind a pile of cardboard boxes, ladders and paint supplies lies the Scott and Susan Kornspan Study Lounge, the last piece of the Student Activity Center (SAC) waiting to be completed. “It’s going to be a nice, quiet area in a brand new facility for students to come as they need,” said Brandon Gross, assistant…

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