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Thousands attend Miami’s March For Our Lives spearheaded by UM students

The City of Miami Beach was host to one of the more than 840 organized March For Our Lives events around the world advocating for gun control.

Revamped gun control debate deepens rift among political parties

It's been a topic of discussion for decades: gun control. The debate has resurfaced with stronger force – widening the divide among students.

Stoneman Douglas alumnae at UM feel the shock of grieving an...

UM students and MSD alumni reflect, amid grief and anger, on their alma mater and the resilience of their community after one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history.

Following Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, focus turns to school safety locally...

It's been almost a week since the deadliest school shooting in Florida's history occurred last week, leaving 17 dead and more than a dozen injured. Now, there's a renewed focus on safety, locally and nationwide, and unlike in other mass shootings, the conversation has been sustained by student-led efforts.

Miami listed as finalist for Amazon’s HQ2

Amazon released the list of its 20 finalists in competition to house the company's second headquarters. The City of Miami was one of them.

UM professor collaborates with FIU professor, DEA to trace opioid production

Opioid misuse plagues millions in America every year, with the heart of the crisis in Florida. Now two professors, including one from the University...

International students reflect on America’s gun violence, its effect on experience...

For international students, culture shock can mean a lot of things – a different language, unique social habits and an unfamiliar environment – but...

Former Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts react to new gender-inclusive policies

For Mary Balise, a senior from northern California, becoming a member of the Girl Scouts of America was a given. Balise, a double major...

UM to accomodate faculty, students displaced by hurricanes in Caribbean islands

The University of Miami will allow graduate students and faculty from the storm-ravaged Caribbean to continue their research in Miami until their respective...

Associate Professor William Pestle makes 16-hour roundtrip to Puerto Rico to...

In 16 hours, associate professor William Pestle traveled to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to help the millions on the island ravaged by...

Las Vegas massacre hits close to home for some students

At least 58 people were killed and 515 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. At...

Recovery efforts led by students and faculty continue as Puerto Rican...

  Hurricane Maria barreled through Puerto Rico nearly two weeks ago, leaving millions without power and basic necessities such as clean water. Some University of...