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Disability Ambassadors Program helps students navigate disability

When Junior Oneila Mendive walked through the doors of UM her freshman year, she immediately saw a need for community within the disabled student population and resolved to create one.

From roommates to business partners, UM students opens clothing brand: BLEA...

Akheel Townsend and Emmaus Yonas’ friendship “clicked” immediately as roommates, now they are entrepreneurs on the cusp of infiltrating the world of fashion through their clothing brand BLEACH.

Mother, author, activist: UM alum works to find cystic fibrosis cure

Of the 40,000 children and adults in the United States living with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), children’s author and University of Miami alum Leah Orr’s 19-year-old daughter is one of them.

Monkeypox vaccine available for select UM students

As of Wed. Sep. 14, there are approximately 2,280 Monkeypox cases reported in the state of Florida with 782 of these accounted for in Miami-Dade County (MDC). With the 2022 increase in cases and a higher availability of vaccines, the University of Miami has begun offering the Monkeypox vaccine for select students. For concerned UM students, Student Health Service announced via email on Sep. 13 that the Lennar Foundation Medical Center, located on campus, is offering the Jynneos Monkeypox vaccine for “high-risk patients.”

Canes Carnival returns after two years

On Friday, April 29, Hurricane Productions (HP) Concerts, the largest student programming board at the UMiami, hosted their annual lively end-of-the-year jamboree, Canes Carnival. Canes Carnival, returning after two years since covid, welcomed students with a spirited night of neon lights, rides, games, food and the performance of American singer-songwriter Marc E. Bassy.

Students and staff say farewell to Hecht

This semester is Hecht’s last semester at the University of Miami — ever. The tower pair that comprises the Pentland and McDonald towers will be bulldozed in preparation for its more modern successor, Centennial Village, which is set to open in 2024.

UMIT updates Duo Multi-Factor Authentication system

The University of Miami Information Technology (UMIT) department announced that effective Monday, April 11, the Duo Multi-Factor Authentication system (MFA) will have two additional authentication options to boost security. This move is in response to an increase in cybercriminal activity targeted at universities and healthcare organizations. These activities are primarily fraudulent Duo MFA requests.

Aunty Tab’s words of wisdom

In celebration of the University of Miami's Black Awareness Month, UM’s What Matters to You (WMTU) series brought Tabitha Brown, also known as “Aunty Tab,” to campus to talk about all things faith, vegan and self love.

SportsFest returns to UM after two year hiatus

The annual University of Miami SportsFest was hosted from Feb. 11-12 after a COVID-19 hiatus in 2021, with the newest residential college, Lakeside Village, taking the victory.

Florida Everglades receives $1.1 billion for restoration

Aptly referred to as the “River of Grass,” the Everglades is the largest remaining subtropical wilderness in Florida and this investment to have it restored is the largest expenditure in Everglades history.

Ajhada Gabriel