“I joined because it’s a safe space in which to talk about my faith,” freshman Sofia Gecaj said. “I aim to make it a part of my week because it gives me time to reflect on my life and what is happening around me.”
“Higher education isn’t just about making a living, it’s about making a life,” said Rev. Thomas G. Wenski, who emphasized the importance of spiritual growth to parishioners who filled every pew at the church.
Could the University of Miami serve as a prototype for multifaith communities across the country?
Two different cases of vandalism have been reported on campus.
An estimated 300 students attended UM’s Holi festivities March 31. The event is a traditional Hindu festival celebrating the beginning of spring and good prevailing over evil.
Muslim students on campus now have a leader to turn to for advice, recruitment and planning.
Multiple student organizations, fellowships and ministries are joining to provide international students the chance to be matched with an American family for Easter in Miami.
It has taken more than a year for the University of Miami to announce who will hold the nation’s title as first atheism, humanism and secular ethics chair. But starting July 1, Anjan Chakravartty will occupy the position.
“When we use the ashes, it doesn’t mean we are holy and we are saints … What we are showing is that we are sinners.”
Presidential Shabbats at UM started nearly 10 years ago with “Shabbat Shalala.” Now, with a new first family at UM, the tradition continued with “Frenk Knaul Shabbat,” where social issues such as injustice and inequality were topics of discussion.