While campus ministries have physically closed their doors, many are still using this time to find new ways to serve and connect with their students.
The inductees, wearing suits and dresses, appeared on a checkerboard of mini screens and all in unison raised their hands in front of digital backgrounds reading “Student Government Inauguration” and recited their oaths of office.
Congresswoman Donna Shalala, a public health expert herself, has been outspoken during the coronavirus pandemic, calling for better leadership from President Donald Trump, as well as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Three years ago, Abigail Adeleke joined student government as part of an inside joke amongst her closest friends. On April 7, she will officially take office as the first black student government president since 2015 as part of the University of Miami’s first all-female executive branch.
With 72 hours to evacuate, students in the UGalapagos program scrambled to book the last flights out of Ecuador, as the nation shut its borders due to coronavirus concerns.
While many students praised UM for supporting students through this difficult situation, some said they wished the administration was more proactive and clear in their communications.
The Miami Hurricane staff isn’t taking a break during quarantine. In fact, we think it’s more important than ever to double down on our passions for quality journalism and unique storytelling.
Following the University of Miami’s decision to move online for the remainder of the spring semester, senior Anuj Shah started a petition on March 17 calling on UM to make a pass/fail grading option due to some of the issues coronavirus is causing for the student body. Less than a couple of days later, it received more than 5,000 signatures.
The first reported student at the University of Miami has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email sent out on Saturday, March 21 by University Communications.
The University of Miami announced Thursday morning that all spring undergraduate, graduate and law commencement ceremonies will be postponed until December 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Miller School of Medicine will host a virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 3 p.m. EST.
University Communications sent out an email Tuesday night informing students that a member of the medical campus community has tested positive for coronavirus.
The University of Miami announced Tuesday morning that all classes will be conducted online for the remainder of the semester. Additionally, on-campus housing will partially close March 25, with limited exceptions for students who are unable to return home or cannot find housing off campus.