Students at the University of Miami were taking their final exams for the Summer A term today when a shooting disrupted the campus. Not much is known, but apparently a disgruntled girlfriend shot her boyfriend in a School of Communications building.
Rejoice, University of Miami Hurricanes fans and local documentary aficionados: The U is getting an official sequel. The original, which details the rise and fall of the University of Miami's football program from the '80s until the early '90s, has become a sports doc cult hit and one of the most ... More >>
The University of Miami's main library is currently being evacuated after a bomb threat. Campus security issued an emergency alert at 10:28 a.m. this morning. A university spokesman confirmed the evacuation but did not provide further details on the threat. UPDATE: Cops have finished sweeping the ... More >>
Right now Nevin Shapiro is jumping off the walls in his cold, dark cell in federal lockup. The disgraced Ponzi schemer must be losing his mind. I wish I was a guard just so I could watch him cry his eyes out. He promised to tear down the University of Miami athletic program with his salacious allega ... More >>
University of Miami is top ten material, and we're not talking about the football team. The Daily Beast compiled the stats on America's sexiest colleges, and ol' Suntan U came in at number eight.
Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... More >>
While the University of Miami and president Donna Shalala have campaigned to have the NCAA throw out its controversial investigation, the NCAA has now lashed back and claims that UM is "grasping at straws."
If you're a college football recruit who is also a strip club enthusiast, your best bet is to sign with the University of Miami. Failing that, you can always go to FIU. Because really, no one wants to see strippers in Tuscaloosa or South Bend.So really, we're never really that surprised to learn tha ... More >>
The emergency alert text went out to thousands University of Miami students and faculty last night. Here's what it said, in its entirety: "UMIAMI alert black male on campus wearing black and white tennis shoes with black writing and black shorts."Black man on campus! Be vigilant! Needless to say, UM ... More >>
Seems like the University of Miami can't hold onto an athletic director. Current AD Shawn Eichorst officially offered his resignation today and will take the same job at the University of Nebraska. This will be the second athletic director in a row UM has lost to a bigger school.
Playboy's top party school list seems to be an ever changing beast. The University of Miami used to dominate the list back in the '80s, but its party-hard reputation sort of tapered off as its academic standing improved. Though, back in 2009 the school made a dramatic return to reclaim its stop as A ... More >>
The University of Miami has dropped out of the top 40 of US News and Colleges Reports' widely cited college rankings, reversing years of slowly trudging up the rankings. The school dropped from 38th, its highest ranking ever, to 44 this year. Despite that, UM still remains the highest ranked school ... More >>
You really want that six pack? Maybe you should down a six pack every night. According to a new University of Miami study, people who report heavy drinking habits work out harder than moderate drinkers and non-drinkers. This also might explain why the University of Miami gym is so damned packed all ... More >>
Lots of successful people have degrees from the University of Miami. Everyone from Gloria Estefan to, like, 10 percent of the NFL. But some of the school's most famous former students never graduated -- either opting to transfer or quit college altogether. Current UM kids, don't take this as inspira ... More >>
The Miami economy got a shock today when the county's largest private employer, the University of Miami, filed a notice that it plans to lay off 800 employees from its medical school. The move comes two weeks after university president Donna Shalala said the medical school was planning on cutting ba ... More >>
President Barack Obama was just at the University of Miami, so you'd think that his staff could get the name of the school correct. Apparently not. The White House sent out a press release today describing University of Miami president Donna Shalala as "President of Miami University." Miami Uni ... More >>
If you're in a relationship, you've probably already spent all your money on Valentine's Day gifts for your significant other.If you're currently unattached, you've probably spent all your cash on episodes of Downton Abbey and tubs of Ben & Jerry's to keep you company.Either way, you're broke ... More >>
One way to tell a sports bar from any other is the array of 20-plus TV sets with live broadcasts of every college or professional football/basketball/soccer game or pay-per-view game known to man.However, you can't simply judge a good sports bar by its flat-screens; some actually have kitchens th ... More >>
Looking to make a donation to a nonprofit organization that will put your dollars to good use? Well, apparently your best bet in the entire United State of America is right down in Coral Gables. Worth magazine in conjunction with nonprofit watchdog Charity Navigator has named the University o ... More >>
The recently completed first phase of the park.The University of Miami is getting into the hotel business withplans to construct an 18-story hotel as part of its Life Science and Technology Park. However, given its Overtown location, it will not target regular tourists. The hotel will include con ... More >>
via Eyeofthehurricane.netI said it's great, to be, a Miami Hurricane!You're a college student, you're not much of a cook, and your budget is often stretched thin. So where do you go to chow down?Short Order decided to find out what students of University of Miami had to say about their favorite f ... More >>
A righteous anger has lately been seething from the most unlikely and urbane of American institutions. Inside ivy-shaded law schools from Columbia to Berkeley, students facing six-figure debts and zero job prospects are howling that JDs aren't much more than university approved shams. Blogs ... More >>
Remember back in the day when you were in college trollin' for hotties and scoping the quad for something fresh to do on your lunch break? We sure do, but unfortunately those memories came sans free live music. Call us old, or call our colleges boring. But luckily we can live vicariously through ... More >>
A Miami PD SWAT team has surrounded a Bank of America near the University of Miami and shut down nearby Coral Gables streets as negotiators try to talk down an armed robber holding at least one hostage inside.UM sent students an alert about an hour ago warning them to stay away from the bank ... More >>
The campus might not look this tidy come Wednesday.Four years ago, the 400 janitors who keep the University of Miami's campus clean went on a lengthy hunger strike and inspired two months of student protests in a fierce battle to earn a fair living wage. Looks like round two might be right around ... More >>
An armed bank robber is on the lose in Coral Gables near the University of Miami campus. The college is on alert, while two public schools with young children in the area, Sunset Elementary School and Henry S. West Laboratory School, are in precautionary lock down.
Under President Donna Shalala, the University of Miami has seen a slow but steady rise in U.S. News & World Report's highly touted college rankings. Last year, it became a top 50 university for the first time. This year, it continued to climb and became the highest-rated school in Florida. La ... More >>
Two-time "Best of Miami" winner for microbrewed beer.Place: Titanic Restaurant & Brewery5813 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables305-668-1742 titanicbrewery.com Hours: Daily 4 to 8 p.m.Deals: Discounts on all house brews. Scene: Located less than a block from the University of Miami c ... More >>
A thief suspected of targeting the University of Miami is apparently stealing for two. Surveillance videos have connected the woman, who appears visibly pregnant, to thefts from various buildings on the university's Coral Gable campus. However, each time she seems to be wearing a d ... More >>
via CLTVForeclosures had become a strikingly normal part of life in Miami-Dade, as the economy became one of the hardest hit during the recession and homeowners found themselves underwater. Thing however appear to finally be getting better.In the first five months of 2010 foreclosures were down 38% ... More >>
Will next year's student films have to use finger blasters? We don't know if you've ever had the pleasure of watching University of Miami student films, but a heck of a lot of them use guns (it's almost like The Office's Michael Scott in improv class). As a graduate of UM's famed motion pictures ... More >>
Students who smoke at the University of Miami will soon have to pay a $50-per-semester fee if they get their health insurance through the school's health plan. Some believe it is the school's first step to making the Coral Gables campus smoke-free. The school's medical campus is already a cigaret ... More >>
Breaking news from the best twitter in the land, Playboy's: the University of Miami is no longer the no. 1 party school in the country. It is with a heavy heart that we report that the University of Texas at Austin is the new champion, thanks to its "big-time sports, gorgeous babes, [and] great ... More >>
Patients in a new study at the University of Miami have had Botox regularly shot into their urethra -- keep your mind out of the gutter -- to see if perhaps the chemical could be used to treat overactive bladder problems.Botox is usually used cosmetically to numb muscles in the faces to lessen th ... More >>
Coral Gables Police DepartmentThe BB gun shooter rode in this silver Volvo, cops say.About 200 students are locked inside a gym at University of Miami as we speak, thanks to an alleged BB gun shooter. School President Donna Shalala sent text messages and e-mails around 3 p.m. today asking folks to " ... More >>
U-Tunes is a musical competition show produced by college students for the University of Miami's television network. The show is a joint venture between the School of Communication and The Frost School of Music.This episode, the season premiere, features the band Ex Norwegian, a Miami indie band ... More >>
The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office decided the cops who pulled their guns on an innocent University of Miami student during his first day of school did nothing criminal. However, the student's parents want the officers suspended. [Herald]Commissioner Dennis Moss handed out raises to cl ... More >>
We all know the "U," but did you know the University of Miami had another logo? Some boring green thing. It was actually the school's logo, while the U represented the sports teams. So after surveying alumni, forming focus groups, and probably spending more money on this than necessary, the school ... More >>
After the infamous 2006 brawl, the University of Miami and Florida International University decided to call it quits on their burgeoning rivalry. The football teams haven't played each other since, the baseball teams won't meet this season, and a match in December 2008 between the basketball teams w ... More >>