“I was often the only woman in the room,” Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Florida) said when reflecting on her storied career as an academic, government official and prominent female figure.
“Individual students and student teams are creating their own chapters in their own textbooks, and then they have to share their learnings with each other,” Quelch said. “That makes for a much more powerful learning environment.”
“The University of Miami has an extremely diverse and talented student body, and many students are committed to service and the betterment of the world around them”
“You get to be a social worker, a psychologist, a counselor,” said UMPD Crime Prevention Officer Alexandra Martinez on the meaning of police work. “You get to be a superhero.”
“But I did all of that,” Jean said.
Former University of Miami students who identified as LGBTQ tended to steer away from “outing” themselves. Now, they reflect on how times have changed.
They say distance makes the heart grow fonder. Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t. University of Miami students reflect on how long distance has affected their relationships.
She’s more than just the girl who received a $50,000 scholarship from Drake. Destiny James had the odds stacked against her for most of her life, and when tragedy struck her freshman year, it didn’t get easier. Yet she used motivation and inner strength to persevere through all of it.
‘It makes you want to be a better person’: Camp Kesem volunteer reflects how program has changed him
They say wisdom comes as you get older, but one UM student has learned some of the most important lessons from people much younger than him.