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UM to accommodate eligible graduate students and faculty from Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes
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UM to accommodate eligible graduate students and faculty from Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes

The University of Miami will accommodate students and eligible graduate students from Caribbean islands affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria onto its campuses and provide an opportunity to them to continue their professional and educational experiences. The university has agreed to provide the opportunity free of cost allowing the displaced faculty and students’ home…

Airlines waive certain fees post-Irma, hundreds of students apply for financial assistance
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Airlines waive certain fees post-Irma, hundreds of students apply for financial assistance

Nearly a month ago, thousands of University of Miami students evacuated campus, some spending thousands of dollars on one-way flights, as the university prepared to face Hurricane Irma’s impact. Now, the school’s Office of Student Financial Assistance and Employment (OSFAE) and select U.S. airlines are offering assistance to students with financial burdens. For senior Grace…

Financial aid office offers extra emergency aid to students post-Irma
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Financial aid office offers extra emergency aid to students post-Irma

Any University of Miami student financially impacted by recent natural disasters may be eligible for additional emergency funds from the university’s Office of Student Financial Assistance and Employment (OSFAE). UM is allowed to distribute the funding because of an emergency declaration made by the Department of Education, OSFAE Executive Director Raymond Nault-Hix said. The funding…

UM announces Jacqueline Travisano as new COO
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UM announces Jacqueline Travisano as new COO

  University of Miami President Julio Frenk announced in a message to the UM community Thursday that Jacqueline Travisano will be the new executive vice president for business and finance and chief operating officer. This means she will handle all financial functions of the university, from campus planning to entertainment and dining facilities, information technology…

Sister of student denied sufficient financial aid after father’s death pens letter to university
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Sister of student denied sufficient financial aid after father’s death pens letter to university

Kiersten James, sister of University of Miami student Robert Arnold, posted an open letter to the university and President Julio Frenk on her Facebook account Friday night, detailing the hardships her family faced during and after her father’s battle with brain cancer and how Arnold was denied additional financial aid after his father died. Arnold, a…

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