Eight-hour marathon benefits Miami Children’s Hospital

Students busted a move for charity during Dance Marathon for eight hours on Sunday. The event took place at the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and raised money for Miami… Continue reading

City to commission artist for two monuments

Armed with a $1 million budget, the city of Coral Gables is in search of an artist to create two new monuments – the first built in the city in more than 70… Continue reading

First lady rallies in Downtown Miami for final South Florida push

First lady Michelle Obama joined singer Marc Anthony and actress Gabrielle Union in a grassroots rally on Thursday to urge citizens of South Florida to get out the vote. The first lady spoke… Continue reading

WVUM unveils new transmitter

Robert Mann, the first on-air manager for WVUM, stood among several other alumni and students who partook in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for WVUM’s new transmitter Friday afternoon. Mann, who attended UM when the… Continue reading

Professor examines effects of political ad repetition

Attack ads flood election season, and a UM professor sought to explore the effects of these negative political advertisements. A new study by Juliana Fernandes, assistant professor of strategic communications at the School… Continue reading

Campus goes pink for breast cancer

Pink is the color of hope, strength and support for those diagnosed with breast cancer. And this week at UM, pink is everywhere on campus – including the water fountains. Zeta Tau Alpha’s… Continue reading

Graduate creates resource for potential employees

During this economic recession, applying for a job can sometimes translate to one resume in a stack of 5,000. When Jonathan Rosen, 26, applied for work after earning his Ph.D. in international studies… Continue reading

Army veteran interns at White House to fuel political passion

Paul Agbeyegbe spent his summer interning on arguably the most historic and patriotic 18 acres in the United States – the White House. Agbeyegbe, 26, is a second-year law student at UM who… Continue reading

UM senior manufactures first customizable fraternity boat shoes

Category 5 launched its “Class Meets Custom Takeover” at 80 universities this fall and will be at 200 campuses this spring. The University of Miami was part of the initial phase of the… Continue reading

Veterans of the classroom

Compared to intense military training, frequent deployment and strict regiments, entering college may not seem much of a challenge for veterans. Still, each veteran faces his or her own challenges when seeking higher… Continue reading