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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, UM Hillel, the University’s Jewish student organization, hosted a name-reading ceremony on campus to honor the children who died during the World War II genocide.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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Frenk receives honorary doctoral degree

For “his work as an extraordinary health practitioner, scientist, politician, academic, and a truly model citizen in the Americas,” the University president was lauded by The University of the West Indies.

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Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

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Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

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Recipients of inaugural racial justice grants announced

As part of President Julio Frenk’s ongoing commitment to combat institutionalized and systemic anti-Black racism on campus and in South Florida, the Office of Civic and Community Engagement, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Butler Center for Service and Leadership launched the Racial Justice Pilot Grant Program.

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New ‘north star’ guides University

The disruption caused by COVID-19 is accelerating innovations, technologies, and initiatives that will lead a stronger, more resilient University of Miami to its centennial in 2025.

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New ‘north star’ guides University

The disruption caused by COVID-19 is accelerating innovations, technologies, and initiatives that will lead a stronger, more resilient University of Miami to its centennial in 2025.

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School Library Month boosts awareness

Charles Eckman, the University’s top librarian, discusses topics relevant to his occupation and elevates knowledge about the profession.

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School Library Month boosts awareness

Charles Eckman, the University’s top librarian, discusses topics relevant to his occupation and elevates knowledge about the profession.

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Discussion focuses on amplifying AAPI voices, addressing anti-Asian violence

The Student Government and the Office of the President hosted a second Courageous Conversations, an online series event, dedicated to providing an outlet for honest dialogue about the difficulties the Asian American Pacific Islander community has been facing.

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Discussion focuses on amplifying AAPI voices, addressing anti-Asian violence

The Student Government and the Office of the President hosted a second Courageous Conversations, an online series event, dedicated to providing an outlet for honest dialogue about the difficulties the Asian American Pacific Islander community has been facing.

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University Asian community, allies come together for a cause

The “Culture Showcase for a Change” event—hosted by the Asian American Student Association and Filipino Student Association—celebrated Asian heritage, denounced Asian hate, and called for support of Hate is a Virus, a nonprofit group that is fighting against xenophobia and racism in the United States.

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Student advocate named 2021 Newman Civic Fellow

Living with a life-altering spinal cord injury and trying to navigate college, Ian Malesiewski faced some challenges; and because of them, he created the DefIANt Scholars Program—a scholarship fund that helps disabled students in higher education. Because of it, he has earned a venerable accolade for being a changemaker and problem-solver.

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Student groups urge end to anti-Asian violence, hatred

In the wake of recent killings in Atlanta, the Asian American Student Association and Filipino Student Association will host a philanthropic event on Saturday to raise awareness and donations for the nonprofit organization Hate is a Virus.

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New dining options on campus whet the appetite

Smoothie King, a national franchise, and Daybreak, an all-day breakfast dining concept, opened their doors to the University of Miami community this semester.

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New dining options on campus whet the appetite

Smoothie King, a national franchise, and Daybreak, an all-day breakfast dining concept, opened their doors to the University of Miami community this semester.

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Nominations open for the Roberta ‘Bosey’ Fulbright Foote Prize

Established in 2017, the award recognizes a member of the University of Miami community who has made a meaningful contribution to the beauty of the campus.

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Nominations open for the Roberta ‘Bosey’ Fulbright Foote Prize

Established in 2017, the award recognizes a member of the University of Miami community who has made a meaningful contribution to the beauty of the campus.

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Seminar steers students professionally, mentally

Students can attend a free, one-day conference on March 27 hosted by the Toppel Career Center that will help to identify their career strengths and teach them how to navigate the job search with confidence.

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Seminar steers students professionally, mentally

Students can attend a free, one-day conference on March 27 hosted by the Toppel Career Center that will help to identify their career strengths and teach them how to navigate the job search with confidence.

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Above the Bar aims to help minority students realize their law school dreams

Founded by University of Miami junior Jordan Farrell, the multicultural organization provides test preparation and other resources for aspiring lawyers.

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Above the Bar aims to help minority students realize their law school dreams

Founded by University of Miami junior Jordan Farrell, the multicultural organization provides test preparation and other resources for aspiring lawyers.

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Should colleges and universities mandate COVID-19 vaccines?

The University of Miami will convene a national conversation on Wednesday, March 17, to address whether the inoculations must be compulsory and to discuss other related ethical considerations.

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Should colleges and universities mandate COVID-19 vaccines?

The University of Miami will convene a national conversation on Wednesday, March 17, to address whether the inoculations must be compulsory and to discuss other related ethical considerations.

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Frost School festival brings back live music

The Frost School of Music will host a free festival on March 20 for the University of Miami community featuring a star-studded lineup.

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Frost School festival brings back live music

The Frost School of Music will host a free festival on March 20 for the University of Miami community featuring a star-studded lineup.

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University of Miami named a ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

The Butler Center for Service and Leadership’s efforts to engage students in the political process earned the University a special designation for the 2021-22 academic year.

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University of Miami named a ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

The Butler Center for Service and Leadership’s efforts to engage students in the political process earned the University a special designation for the 2021-22 academic year.

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