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$10,000 for carbon cap competition Need some extra cash? The Environmental Defense Action Fund is launching a web competition offering $10,000 for the video or graphic that best explains how cappin...

Politics: On the trail

In 2005, a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reform bill was passed by the Senate Banking Committee, according to commentary by Kevin Hassett, director of economic policy studies and an advisor to Senator Jo...

Politics: On the trail

Accusing Sen. John McCain of running a “disgraceful, dishonorable campaign” in an advertisement Monday, Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign vowed to leave no attack unanswered in the upcoming weeks. At a...

Briefs

Emergency notification test Thursday; National Gandhi Day of Service Saturday

Law and medical schools ranked high for Hispanic students

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and the School of Law are ranked in the top 10 in the country for Hispanic students.

Introduction of UPrint system brings complaints

For University of Miami students, staying up late printing out the final pages of a last-minute essay will cost more than just a night of sleep.

Rosenstiel School awarded $1.4 million, will use money for climate research...

The University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) now has $1.4 million more to work with. RSMAS plans to use the funds, an award from the National Science Foundat...

‘Technologically savvy’ universities give free iPhones to students

Imagine if the University of Miami gave new Apple 3G iPhones to all incoming freshman as a way to adopt the latest technology.

University opens kosher eatery on Coral Gables campus

University of Miami students who have a taste for fine dining with a Kosher flair can say "bon appetit" next time they're on campus. On Tuesday morning, President Donna E. Shalala cut the ribbon du...

University presidents seek to lower drinking age, Shalala says it could cos...

The national drinking age has been 21 since 1984, but recently about 100 U.S. universities created quite a stir by signing a statement asking lawmakers to consider lowering the drinking age to 18.

Erika Capek

Assistant News Editor