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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Religious leaders use visit to Islamic center to teach students about...

A rabbi, a Christian and a Muslim walk into an Islamic center...to engage with Miami's Muslim community. Religious leaders and University of Miami students used a visit to the Islamic Center of Greater Miami as opportunity to learn during Social Justice Week.

Number of religious non-believers increasing as some students change views on...

The number of non-believers throughout the United States is on the rise. At UM, students who grew up in organized religious households are now changing their beliefs.

New student organization creates connections between those of different religions

The newly appointed Interfaith Council student organization co-hosted its first Interfaith Thanksgiving dinner just two weeks ago. Now, the organization is looking to bring representatives from every religion on campus together and bridge the gaps.

Students practicing underrepresented religions exercise personalized beliefs in college

Despite having smaller campus faith communities and less access to places of worship in South Florida, students who practice less common religions have found ways to stay true to their roots.

UM’s first full-time Catholic priest uses unexpected trials to bond with...

It's been a disruptive semester for the community – including UM's first full-time Catholic priest, Father Phillip Tran – but Tran has used challenges to assimilate to his role and connect with students.

Students renew their Catholic faith amidst challenges faced during college

College is a time of discovery and change. Through classes and student organizations, students learn more about the world, themselves and, ultimately, pick and...

Jewish community observes high holidays despite Hurricane Irma setbacks

Hebrew greetings of "shana tova," "have a good year" and "g'mar chatima tov," or "may you be sealed in the book of life," echo...

UM Hillel hosts first Tel Aviv Night, engages new and returning...

Music of the Tony Flow Band echoed down the halls and the rich smell of Israeli food filled the air when UM Hillel hosted...

Father Phillip Tran becomes first full-time priest in UM’s history, hopes...

Every year, hundreds of University of Miami alumni visit the Coral Gables campus to reminisce on memories of a place they once called home....

Students divided over free speech, Islam at Hijab-a-Thon

It was intended to be a peaceful event to educate students on Islam and the meaning of the hijab, a traditional headscarf worn by...

Student plans counter-information session during Islam Awareness Week

Update, 9:37 a.m., March 19: Samuels said she was was given administrative approval on Friday afternoon to host The Truth of Being a Woman of...

Hillel celebrates 75 years of shaping Jewish student life

Jeremy Penn remembers spending his freshman year High Holy Days, a three-day celebration for the Jewish community, in the still unrenovated Hillel building. He...