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High-ranking US official visits UM for roundtable on cultural, educational ...

In the Lakeside Pavilion multi-purpose room at UM’s Coral Gables campus, Fulbright and BridgeUSA scholars and professionals from countries ranging from Hungary to South Africa gathered to discuss their experiences studying in the U.S.

Hotel living: The suite life of UM spring admits

After a long first week of online classes, many new students are likely still outfitting their dorms in the freshman towers with Tik-Tok lights and Scarface posters.But while their freshman cohorts ar...

Return of online learning leaves future uncertain, students divided

“It’s a lot like March, but it’s under completely different circumstances,” said Kaitlyn Payne, a senior majoring in meteorology and geography. “We have a vaccine and we have all of these things to protect us.”

Sudden spike in daily student COVID-19 cases highest since February peak

One professor and member of UM’s Faculty Senate says that they last received a contact tracing notification on Dec. 3 over their university email. Since the last day of classes Wednesday, Dec. 8, however, they have received five emails from students claiming to have been infected with COVID-19.

Email to UM students and faculty alleging malpractice, sexual harassment at...

Christian Rodriguez, listed as a clinical business operations representative on UM’s employee directory, sent the email Tuesday evening from his university email to dozens of news outlets and UM affiliates.

Pandemic perspectives: Employed by the U

Sandra Perez-Alvarez, a secretary for three years in the theatre arts department, said that the opening weeks of classes left her concerned about the number of students not wearing masks as required. “The students are still not respecting the mask mandates, which is overall disappointing,” said Perez-Alvarez, a UM employee for nearly 11 years. The university recently updated its masking policies to require mask-wearing in outdoor settings while in groups of four or more.

Miller student government president makes case for student vaccine mandate

We have proven vaccines work when people accept them as a safe medical innovation capable of saving lives. Through vaccination, the world eradicated smallpox from the face of our planet, and it is ever so close to doing the same with polio. Both used to be deadly viruses, now reduced to historical plagues briefly mentioned in medical school courses on infectious disease.

President Frenk announces outdoor mask mandate and new COVID-19 testing pro...

The announcement comes on a day when Florida set a daily record for positive test results, reporting 27,584 cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Friday. The previous high of 26,203 confirmed cases was set on Wednesday.

‘An element of the unknown’: Hurricane season at the U

The Office of Emergency Management recommends that all students download the University of Miami app, which provides access to the U.S. emergency guide and other action guidelines for disaster preparedness.

University of Miami deans share journeys to academia, advice for first-year...

Dean Pratim Biswas- College of Engineering Pratim Biswas has been the dean of UM’s College of Engineering and a professor in the university’s new Department of Chemical, Environmental and Mat...

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