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Newman Fellow reaches out to children in Haiti

When Guerdiana Thelomar planned to start her summer camp in Haiti, she never expected to be selected as the University of Miami’s 2014 Frank Newman Fellow. The award recognizes students wor...

Exhibit explores role of hair in black culture

The second-floor hallways in the University Center (UC) are getting a temporary makeover for the remainder of Black History Month. The halls are decorated with a black and white photo exhibit celebrat...

Program helps troubled teens

At 13-years-old, Alex Velasquez was pushing drugs to put food on the table for his struggling family. Now, the 18-year-old works 14-hour days managing a food truck business operation, known as VIB...

Fraternity hosts speech contest for local high school students

Fourteen-year-old William Gilmore sat in absolute silence surrounded by the sounds of nervous laughter and the light chatter of other seated high school boys. Gilmore was the youngest of se...

Social Justice Week to address mental health disparities

The daily pressures of being a college student could easily take a negative toll on the mental health of any student. But before the semester swings into full effect, two students hope to save the cam...

Women, Gender Studies program offers minor in LGBTQ studies

The University of Miami introduced a new minor last year. The Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) department developed a minor in Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) studies that pro...

URecognize promotes atmosphere of appreciation

Saying thank you just got easier with the launch of URecognize.com. Founded by UM alumna Maria Gomez, the website works toward creating a more positive planet by allowing people to acknowledge good de...

Dance mayhem competition in Miami Beach

On June 26, the Indian Students Association (ISA) brought mayhem to Miami Beach. Coming off a victory at a recent dance competition in Texas, ISA hosted the fourth annual Miami Mayhem dance e...

New dean brings experience, goals from Michigan

On August 1, Eugene “Gene” Anderson will replace both Barbara Kahn, previous dean, and Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, interim dean, as the new dean of the School of Business Administration. “I’m h...

Database of art pieces compiled on Internet

Starting late April, students will be able to access the Internet in one more building on campus- the Lowe Art Museum, in a stride that Brian Dursum, museum director and chief curator, said will “...

Chloe Herring

Contributing News Writer