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April 14 , 2024

Substance-free floors provide quiet study spaces, tight-knit communities

The freshman dorms can be an eye-opening experience for many, with students thrown into a new world of parties, alcohol and drugs. For a quieter experience, some students choose to live on substance-f...

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 Muslim women, but by the end of the afternoon it was an all-out impass...

First Lady Felicia Knaul leads community walk, promotes gender equity

More than 60 faculty members, students and administrators walked around Lake Osceola in matching T-shirts March 8 in celebration of International Women’s Day. The event was led by Felicia Knaul, D...

Black Lives Matter course creates room for debate with guest speakers, soci...

The University of Miami School of Law’s first interdisciplinary course on the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement will be open to all students and faculty March 9 when Alicia Garza, one of the found...

Expansion of arboretum includes road for service vehicles

Plans are being made to expand John C. Gifford Arboretum behind the Knight Physics Building. This comes as a compromise with the City of Coral Gables after nearly a decade of back and forth on a 2...

Community remembers professor Liz Rothlein

Liz Rothlein held many titles throughout her life: educator, author and overall leader. Rothlein dedicated 25 years of her life to teaching at the School of Education and Human Development, includin...

$100 million for Frost Institutes will support interdisciplinary STEM, expa...

During his January 2016 inauguration ceremony, University of Miami President Julio Frenk announced a $100 million donation by longtime donors Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost for the expansion of Scienc...

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 remembers being skeptical about joining ...

Renowned university donor, philanthropist dies at 81

Susan “Sue” Miller, philanthropist and advocate to the University of Miami and South Florida, died Nov. 10 after a battle with cancer. She was 81. After her husband, Leonard Miller, died in 200...

COISO, ACS, UBS highlight ties to campus in Spirit Tree tradition

The Council of International Students and Organizations (COISO) garnered a victory in this year’s Spirit Tree Ceremony with its miniature suitcase ornament. The Spirit Tree competition is an annual...

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