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Documenting autism: fascinating course blends journalistic, biological applications
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Documenting autism: fascinating course blends journalistic, biological applications

The Class The Community Science: Autism class brings students from journalistic and biological backgrounds together. Every Wednesday, the two groups aim to understand the complex world behind Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The three-hour course exposes students to both the historical and the academic aspects of ASD, showing how societal perceptions and research have evolved. Guest…

National Gandhi Day of Service gives volunteers opportunities to impact community
Community, News, Video

National Gandhi Day of Service gives volunteers opportunities to impact community

Nearly 900 University of Miami students volunteered on Saturday throughout 29 different sites during National Gandhi Day of Service, an annual event inspired by the late spiritual and civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi. This year’s service day engaged a variety of students who wanted to make a difference in the Miami-Dade community with different service…

Construction of US 1 pedestrian overpass begins, utilities relocated
Community, Crime and Safety, News

Construction of US 1 pedestrian overpass begins, utilities relocated

Eight years after it was approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission and five months after a ceremonial groundbreaking in April, a pedestrian overpass over highway U.S. 1 recently began on-site construction. Eight University of Miami students have died while crossing the six-lane highway since 1989. Completion is scheduled for May, according to Miami-Dade County Public…

School of Architecture honored for serving Little Havana
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School of Architecture honored for serving Little Havana

The City of Miami celebrated “Rodolphe El-Khoury Day” to acknowledge the achievements of the University of Miami’s School of Architecture on Thursday, Sept. 24. The day’s namesake, the dean of School of Architecture, was honored on Wednesday at Miami City Hall for orchestrating a large-scale and exceedingly impactful community service event dubbed “U-Serve.” “It’s really part of the curriculum…….

President Frenk’s “Listening” website seeks suggestions, concerns
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President Frenk’s “Listening” website seeks suggestions, concerns

A new website launched Thursday as part of President Julio Frenk’s “100 Days of Listening,” and today the president sent an email to the University of Miami community urging its members to communicate their suggestions, ideas and concerns through the website. The “Listening Exercise” portion of the Office of the President’s website, miami.edu/listen, has a short…

Gender-neutral housing options to open in fall 2016
Administration, Campus Life, Community, LGBTQ, News

Gender-neutral housing options to open in fall 2016

The University of Miami has specified a plan for its first-ever gender-neutral housing options. The pilot program will be offered in certain suites and apartments in Eaton Residential College and the University Village, according to a statement from Executive Director of Media Relations Elizabeth Amore. President Julio Frenk announced the plan for gender-neutral housing by…

Hillel renovations to add resources
Campus Life, Community, News, Religious Life

Hillel renovations to add resources

In early 2014, the Braman and Miller families joined forces in a philanthropic effort to transform the Jewish community at the University of Miami with a $2.5 million gift designated to UM Hillel. More than a year later, Hillel announced that the Braman Miller Center for Jewish Life, which is currently undergoing construction and renovation, will…

Project IF inspires middle school students to ‘Imagine the Future’
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Project IF inspires middle school students to ‘Imagine the Future’

The University of Miami welcomed local middle school students interested in creating science fiction multimedia Saturday morning as part of the Imagine the Future Project (Project IF). Project IF, headed by Department of Teaching and Learning associate professors Ji Shen and Blaine Smith, is a 10-week long program hosted by the UM School of Education and…

Miami-Dade Police Department investigates apparent suicide at Gables Ponce apartments
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Miami-Dade Police Department investigates apparent suicide at Gables Ponce apartments

A Miami Dade Police Department investigation is underway into an apparent suicide that occurred this morning at Gables Ponce apartments at 4557 Ponce De Leon Blvd in Coral Gables. Police notified the University of Miami’s administration that it was not a UM student, according to Margot Winick, UM assistant vice president of Media Relations. The apartments have become…

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