2021 Ibis Yearbook

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SUNRISE As seen from above, the Sun rises over

South Florida and campus over the Atlantic Ocean on a clear day allowing for a view to Biscayne Bay and Downtown Miami. Photo by TJ Lievonen

We are

One ‘U’

Table of Contents 9 Lifestyles 105 Coronavirus 95 Years 169 185 Academics 239 Athletics 297 Greeks Organizations 323 363 People Conclusions 449

CHEESE Sebastian the Ibis gets his ‘Cane Card photo taken at New Student Orientation.

Ibis 2021

Photo courtesy of UM Communications

Volume 95

University of Miami 1330 Miller Drive SC Suite 202 Coral Gables, Florida 33146-2332 United States of America Enrollment Undergraduates: 11,334 Graduates: 6,475 Total: 17,809


FOUNTAIN WALK The fountain outside of the

Solomon G. Merrick Building which houses the School of Education and Human Development is the centerpiece of Feldenkreis Plaza and a popular study spot. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

First Steps On-campus buildings allow students to become more involved in the student life that occurs on a multiple use complex

Taking your first steps onto the University of Miami campus as a brand new Hurricane is an exciting whirlwind experience. You are taking your first steps to the start of one of the biggest transitions of your life. The Fountain Walk will lead you to every part of campus. From early morning coffee stops at the BrewBike stand parked outside the Merrick Building, to Market Wednesdays and so much more, daily life as a ‘Cane will always be exciting and there will always be new things to discover and experience.


LAW QUAD The School

of Law courtyard is a quiet and shady place for students to work, or eat an Einstein’s Bagel; centrally located in front of the Meyer Law Library and Daner Law Library Wing. Photo courtesy

of UM Communications

Great News Activities are a central part of the university, and students are always creating new and exciting opportunities to sample

The newest extracurricular activity that ‘Canes can look out for is Outdoor Adventures, a campus recreation center. The recreation center opened in Lakeside Village in August and became an instant hit because of their rock climbing wall. They also started a gear rental program to provide students with the equipment they need to explore south Florida’s nature with paddle boards, scuba equipment and camping gear. ‘Canes now have a one shop destination for all the gear they need to explore the great local environment which includes nearby access to Everglades National Park and the Florida Keys.


Study Break

The pursuit of academic success through study and research has always remained the central focus of University of Miami students

Need a place to study? No worries! The University of Miami has eight different libraries to choose from. Students have access to five libraries on the main Coral Gables campus, one at the Rosentiel Marine and Atmospheric Science campus, and two at the Miller School of Medicine campus. This year all of the UM Libraries’ capacity has been reduced by 75% to align with campus social distancing guidelines and developed a system where students can book a library seat to ensure a safe and secure study spot. If students want an even more secluded study area they can book a seat at the Toppel Center or even a classroom at the Dooly Memorial Building, Solomon G. Merrick Building, Allen Hall, Whitten Learning Center or an outdoor tent located on the University Foote Green.


Otto G. Richter Library opened in 1962 and has been the primary indoor study spot of UM students on the Coral Gables campus ever since. Photo by Farha Reshamwala


Lifestyles Life in Miami is one of the most exciting parts of being a new ‘Cane and getting to experience your new South Florida home Campus life is filled with new daily events that include free music festivals and daily informational tables you never get tired of as a University of Miami student. Other aspects of campus life include an endless number of dining options. This year two new dining options arrived at the University of Miami’s Coral Gables Campus in the new Lakeside Village student housing complex. This included Smoothie King, a national franchise known for their smoothies, and Daybreak, an all-day breakfast dining.

LOUNGING Students take advantage of the

empty campus and setup hammocks around Lake Osceola to study and enjoy campus leisure.

Photo courtesy of UM Communications


A Summer Of

UNCERTAINTY Political unrest, tragic losses, and life changing health and safety events plagued our summer months causing nationwide unease

SOCIAL JUSTICE PROTESTS & RIOTS In May of 2020, people started demanding social justice when video footage revealed the February killing of Ahmaud Arbery and later the police killing of George Floyd. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

STUDENT or SCHOOL PHOTO PORTRAIT OF QUARANTINE Miami Hurricane Ricky Durgha, in the middle, surrounded by his dad and little sister during quarentine. Photo Courtesy of Ricky Durgha

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC PERSISTS In December of 2019, a new virus was found and was rapidly infecting dozens of people in Asia. What we now know as COVID-19 quickly spread across many countries leaving a path of death in its wake. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

SPACEX DRAGON LAUNCH On May 30 the SpaceX Dragon 2 launched Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

LOVE, VICTOR Love, Victor is a Teen drama series that aired on Hulu this past year. Photo Courtesy of Hulu 2020

RUNNING FREE Arielle Swilley, freshman, got back to her hobbies while working from home remotely in Maryland this summer! Photo by Arielle Swilley

ELECTION CONVENTIONS Over this past Summer, the GOP and Democratic Parties held conventions featuring Congresswoman Occasio-Cortez and Ambassador Nikki Haley. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service


WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE On August 26, the United States celebrated the 100 year anniversary of women getting the right to vote. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

EXPLOSION IN BEIRUT, LEBANON An explosion in Beirut left a large amount dead, injured, and homeless. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

CREATING FAMILY Starting as a nanny, through the summer of COVID, Maud Joannet turned into one of the family. She was able to take an active part in her native French culture. Photo Courtesy of Maud Joannet-Crenon

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY The Umbrella Academy viewers will happy to know that the Sci-Fi series is back with Season Two. Photo Courtesy of Netflix, 2020

SPACE FORCE Space Force is centered around a group of people tasked with establishing the United States Space Force. Photo Courtesy of Netflix, 2020


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Like so much else, summer internships have been upended by the pandemic. Here’s how our fellow ‘canes managed to make the best out of it, even through a changing world

UM students prepared for their summer in various ways: securing internships, enrolling in summer classes, or booking tickets for far-away destinations. One thing is certain, no one was preparing to spend their summers quarantining at home. Despite COVID-19 bringing in drastic changes, students ensured they could continue to have a meaningful summer. Many students’ internships went virtual, and they were able to participate from the comfort of their homes. Others who may have lost internships found other opportunities, or signed up for virtual classes instead of in-person. “Spending the summer as a GEA, I felt like I still got to impact my community in a positive way. Even though the role was different than how I imagined, I felt really good about helping students,” says Anjou Sharma, who spent the summer oncampus to oversee summer residents, who could not go home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many students were left without options, but our faculty quickly stepped in and responded to the emerging need. Toppel Career Center hosted webinar opportunities for students to network, sustained peer advising so students could seek advice, and rolled out free inaugural programs to help keep students busy and facilitate job hunts. This includes the Summer Skills Advantage Series, a self-directed training program for students to engage themselves 119 participants chose a track among coding, digital marketing, graphic design, non-profit & grant writing, and project management. They also provided resources for graduates, such as the Job Search Power Hour and SummerSkill up Webinar Series. Overall, students managed to see the brighter side and gain valuable experience, even though it may not have been what was expected, or what had occured in previous years.

MICRO STUDYING Ricardo Cepeda, manager of University’s Zebrafish Facility microexamines the species with a microscope. Photo by Amrutha Chethikattil

INTERNING INTERNSHIP Daniel Sicorsky writes checks during his summer internship. Photo by Daniel Sicorsky

‘CANE PRIDE University students pose with their products after they win the Miami Herald Startup Pitch Competition. Photo by Amrutha Chethikattil


W. Stanislav Lazopulo examines fruit flies in Knight Physics Building and carefully logs his findings after his examinations. Photo by Amrutha Chethikattil


PR Major Amalia Ivaldi poses sitting at her work desk during her Carma Connected PR internship. Photo courtesy of Professor Carr


READY FOR THE BIG MOVE Sebastian keeps the energy high for the move in crews as they prepare to help students take carts of belongings to their dorms. Photo by Michael Montero


a new adventure

Whether it was your first time on campus or the blissful return to your tropical home-away-from-home, fall 2020’s move-in was one to be remembered Every new Hurricane has had uncertainty and excitement when moving into such a beautifully new place as the Gables. 2020 freshmen not only are coming onto an unknown campus, but also a rapidly changing one. Despite this, they courageously moved into the unknown ready to accept the challenge and honor of being a UM student. When asked about her experience, Freshman Cara Kelly says, “I would sum up the experience by saying it was scary at first to be alone during a pandemic but college is also an exciting time where you have a lot more freedom.” This fall’s move-in was unique for everyone but when faced with obstacles, the Ibis nature of our

students found safe and wonderful ways to overcome them. This includes navigating the ongoing construction and manicured new landscaping of Lakeside Village.

WHAT’S FOR DINNER? Dining halls are a central part of

student life, where students come together over food to relax and get to know each other. Thanks to UM Dining’s tireless efforts, our new 'Canes have also been able to enjoy this experience. Photo by Michael Montero

CRUISIN’ IN A new ‘Cane gets to know President Frenk while picking up his PPE kit at the Watsco Center. Photo by

Michael Montero


drops his daughter off at UM’s brand new student housing complex, the Lakeside Village. Photo by

Michael Montero


READY TO GO Not only does Sebastian cheer UM’s football team onto victory, he also welcomes students to campus and motivates everyone during move-in. Photo

by Michael Montero

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Upon arriving to campus, students are welcomed into not only a living space, but a community where they can learn and grow together

ALL ACCESS PASS Having your picture taken for your ‘Cane Card is an iconic moment

during every freshman student’s move-in date and officially identifies you as a member of the UM community. Photo by Michael Montero

ALL ABOUT THE U Kendall Onley and Ryan Scott throw up the 'U' through a Plexiglass shield as they prepare to welcome new freshman students to Hecht Residential College. Photo by

Michael Montero

CAPTURE THE MOMENT Executive Director of Housing and Residential Life Ivan Ceballos throws up the U with Sebasiatian for a picture at check-in during move-in. Photo by Michael Montero

JUST HANGIN’ The new gliders by Lakeside Village have added a welcome additional outdoor spot for students to get together. Photo by Michael Montero




Orientation for incoming fall 2020 students was held both in person and virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic

In the midst of an everchanging global pandemic, the University of Miami decided to resume instruction of on-campus classes for the Fall 2020 semester. ‘Cane Kickoff was held both virtually and in person due to COVID-19. When on campus, social distancing stickers, blocked off seating, COVID-19 safety information signs, and hand sanitizer stations can be seen around every corner. Orientation staff member Justine Mathurin, junior, believes that everyone tried to make virtual orientation as normal as possible for the freshmen. She said, “OSCI and other orgs have been making virtual events in attempt to bring many students much closer together.” Most of orientation took place on Zoom, where students were put into groups and guided by upper-classmen. Students were required to attend daily meetings with their virtual orientation groups and different student bonding events such as Pancakes with Pat, and Donuts with Duerk, as well as 'Canes Take Flight. Justine believes that orientation was dificult to host this year. “You can only interact so much on Zoom, and some people are not comfortable talking or turning on their cameras. It makes it more dificult to meet the freshmen." Although not traditional, orientation succeeded in its yearly goal of making new students feel like they were ready begin their adventures on and off campus.

WARM WELCOME Mickey Garcia, junior, sits at check in inside of the Watsco Center, and welcomes the newest ‘Canes. Photo by Carolina Camus

QUICK SNAP At the Watsco Center, junior Benji Manishimwu takes photos of students for their Cane Cards. Photo by Carolina Camus

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THE TEAM Orientation leaders throw up the ‘U’ after leading their last virtual ‘Cane Kickoff session via Zoom. Photo courtesy of Orientation and Communter Student Involvement

TAKING FLIGHT Freshman Emma Alonso waits to check in for ‘Cane Kickoff at the Watsco Center. Photo by Carolina Camus

HELPING HAND Junior Samantha Jimenez hands a freshman their newly printed UM ID during ‘Cane Kickoff at the Watsco Center. Photo by Carolina Camus


ALWAYS CHANGING A new science building being constructed at the university’s Coral Gables campus will offer students more opportunities for unique learning experiences. Photo by T.J. Lievonen

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The university is continuously renovating, updating and constructing new buildings in order to keep the ‘U’ up-to-date, trendy, and safe for all students We are living in the U’s multi-year plan to modernize campus living. As we pardon the progress that’s happening around us we get to reap the rewards of an active and increasingly beautiful campus. This year we saw Phase 1 of three completed with the finalization of Lakeside Village. This 12-acre development epitomizes South Florida living with a price tag of $153M. From the sand court to the swaying palms, the University and architect, Arquitectonic, activated the space surrounding Lake Osceola to a luxurious extent.

The progress doesn’t stop at Campus Housing. The construction of the new Student Services Building has brought together the Camner Center for Academic Resources and the Counseling Center. But whether it is regarding your CaneCard, your classes, your financial aid, or your mental health, this building is a one-stop-shop. From new dorms to new student centers to even a new greenhouse, Miami’s southern suns and sky blue waters are definitely smiling upon this under-construction alma mater.

HERE TO HELP Nenneh Diop gets help from a representative at the Student Services Center in order to resolve an issue. Photo by Allie Salvucci

NEW RESOURCES Student Ana Calzada

checks in at the front desk of the new Student Services Center and makes an appointment to be assisted. Photo by Allie Salvucci

SAFETY FIRST AT THE ‘U’ A student Health Ambassador poses by campus construction while making sure everyone is following campus COVID-19 rules and guidelines. Photo by Vivien



A GREEN ‘U’ An exterior view of the new greenhouses that were recently built on campus by the physics and science buildings. Photo by Allie Salvucci

Students Joseph Budisak, Olivia Tanchel, and Jhonnie Sargenti pose and throw up the ‘U’ with their hands, while standing in front of the construction being done by Stanford and Hecht residential colleges.

Photo by Vivien Dominick


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Lakeside Village fronts Lake Osceola, and was constructed with lush landscape and tropical gardens that reflect Miami lifestyle. The 12.4 acres of Lakeside Village will serve as the epicenter for student life Photo courtesy of Michael Montero


REACHING HIGHER Freshman Jake Van Gieson climbs the new rock climbing wall located in Lakeside Village, and reaches for the ‘U’ logo. Photo by Evan Garcia

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New on-campus housing brings plenty of opportunities for student and success and living This year, Lakeside Village finally opened its doors to welcome home 1,115 upperclassmen. This housing complex is the first part of the university’s plan to provide better on-campus living spaces for all students. Construction of Lakeside Village began February of 2018 and was completed this August. Junior Dylan Wacksman, the Community Assistant for the 4th floor of Lobby D, is enjoying his time in Lakeside. Some of his favorite parts of Lakeside are his kitchen and the seating area overlooking Lake Osceola. “I love trying to cook new recipes, while also trying to recreate

some of my favorite dishes,” said Wacksman. As a CA, he says it is more difficult to interact with residents than it was in Hecht, as students have little need to leave their apartments to go and get anything. “I’m trying my hardest to make myself available and visible to all my residents,” Wacksman said. This new style of on-campus living provides students with a healthy medium of the support of dorm life and the responsibility of living in an apartment alone and taking care of themselves like adults.

MY NEW ROOM Dylan Wacksman, junior, relaxes in his new appartment located in the

newly constructed Lakeside Village. Photo by Jessica Schultz

RELAX AND STUDY Senior Isabora Smith uses the new Lakeside sand volleyball courts to study in the afternoon.

Photo by Vivien Dominick

LAKESIDE LEARNING Bella Loucas, freshman, uses the gliders located around Lakeside to take notes durring her online class. Photo by Sebastian Spencer

STILL GROWING Construction of

the new Lakeside restaurant, Daybreak, is finished in the month of March and open to the community. Photo courtesy of UM Dining

KEEPING ‘U’ SAFE Health Ambassador Chase Anderson, junior, patrols Lakeside to make sure that everyone is following COVID-19 guidelines. Photo by Vivien Dominick PACKAGE PLEASE

Freshman Bella Clark opens the door and enters the new UPS Store located at Lakeside Village. She is on her way to pick up packages that were delivered to the unversity for her. Photo by Sebastian Spencer

STUDY SPOTS Freshman Scott Pollowitz uses outdoor Lakeside tables as a spot to read a textbook. Photo by Sebastian Spencer


INNOVATIVE LIVING Amenities such as the rooftop green areas and the gardens located at Lakeside Village are LEED Certified, meaning that they support new sustainability initiatives. Photo courtesy of Michael Montero



On-campus buildings allow students to become more involved in the student life that occurs on a multiple use complex Upon re-opening for the Fall semester, students were welcomed to the newest addition to campus, Lakeside Village. This new development on campus houses 1,115 students across its 12 acres of 25 interconnected buildings. Building Lakeside Village is one of the first steps in the University’s plan for more modernized student housing facilities. Lakeside Village is more than dorms for

residential students. Inside of the complex are retail spaces, offices, a grand courtyard, study spots, terraces, recreational spaces and even teaching classrooms. Students and staff are sure to enjoy Lakeside Village and the amenities that it brings to the Coral Gables campus. In the Spring of 2021, restaurants Smoothie King and Daybreak will open, adding allure to the newly constructed 12-acre complex.


construction TIMELINE

JAN. 27, 2017

The University of Miami announces its plan to construct a new student housing village. It was estimated to cost $155 million

MAY 18, 2017

The City of Coral Gables Board of Architects aproves the university’s new student housing plan, giving them the greenlight for construction


FEB. 28, 2018

Construction of Lakeside officially began. Trucks of concrete arrived on campus to begin assembling the foundation of the complex




Lakeside Village offers the university community opportunities for both success and adventure

AUG. 30, 2018

Lakeside Village opening was delayed until the fall of 2020. Initially, LSV was scheduled to open for students in the fall of 2019

APRIL 24, 2019

AUG. 13, 2020

The concrete slabs for the roofs of the complex were placed. This marked a milestone for the construction of the 25 interconnected buildings


Lakeside Village welcomes its first residents. On this day, it opened its doors to both returning and new classes of ‘Canes






THE QUEEN, 2017 Allison Zuckerman,

American, b. 1990 Acrylic and inkjet on canvas 108 × 86 in. Courtesy of Rubell Museum, Miami and

Allison Zuckerman

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The Lowe Art Museum on the Coral Gables campus brings the Arts Virtually to ‘U’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

Closed doors at the Lowe Art Museum did not mean closed for business! For health measures,’Canes were not permitted to physically visit, but the Lowe remained active. Facing a socially-distanced campus, the Lowe, along with the HR Workplace of Equity and Inclusion, hosted virtual conversations called “Connect and Create,” to use the Lowe collection in initiating dialogue about diversity and communication. In a similar way, “The Art of Mindfulness” was a virtual session where participants were invited to virtually focus attention in different ways on a work of art from the Lowe’s collection, cultivating awareness in an increasingly new campus. On top of these conversations, the Lowe continued in hosting lectures and exhibitions. October provided Hurricanes a virtual lecture given by Sergio Cernuda about the work of Carlos Alfonzo, a Cuban-American painter known for his neoimpressionistic style. And the exhibitions Carlos Estévez: Cities of the Mindand History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrencewere available remotely for exploration and inspiration to all. The Lowe website also offered an online tour of the sculptural program around campus for those of us who were always a little confused by our abstract Gables adornments or for those of us who were away and wanted a peek into the 'U'. From the far from academic curated Zoom backgrounds of the Lowe collection to the erudite conversations around prints, paintings, and cultural history we can always rely on the Lowe.

THREEFOLD DEFENCE, 2007 KEHINDE WILEY United States, b. 1977. Oil on Canvas. Private Collection © Kehinde Wiley. Courtesy of the

Lowe Art Museum

FORWARD TOGETHER, 1997 Jacob Lawrence, Silk screen on Rising two-ply rag paper through hand-cut film stencils, 25.5” x 40.125”. © 2018 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum WATERLOO BRIDGE, 1903

Claude Monet, France 1840-1926. Waterloo Bridge, 1903. Oil on canvas. 25 1/8 x 31 1/4 in. (63.8 x 79.4 cm.). Collection of the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami. Gift of Ione T. Staley. Photo courtesy of the Lowe Art Museum

SUMMER ZENITH KIMONO, 2013 Eric Markow and Thom Norris | Cast, blown, and woven glass, metal, fiber | 66 x 60 x 21 1/2 inches | © Eric Markow and Thom Norris. Photo by Marni Harker


School Spirit

ON OUR CAMPUS Despite these trying times, our sporting spirit is just as strong while still making sure tailgating is safe

On Saturday, September 26, the Miami Hurricanes celebrated a sweeping 42 point lead victory over the Florida State Seminoles. Students eagerly gathered in the IM fields to attend a UM vs FSU Watch Party hosted by Category 5 and Student Activities and Student Organizations (SASO), where they practiced safe social distancing. “The football season may look a little different, however, the experience was still the same. Tailgating was not an option considering the pandemic, but it was an amazing experience and the pandemic did not change that,” said Noor Gheith. Hurricane pride stood strong as the watch party was moved to the Wellness Center due to bad weather, a great testament to the ‘Cane spirit. “Our student athletes have modeled how daily sacrifices will lead to long-term rewards, and we can also take an important lesson from Saturday night’s game: dominate early and never let up,” said President Frenk, reminding students of the importance of their health and the wellbeing of the community.

THROWING UP THE ‘U’ At socially

distanced tailgates, students safely watch the first games of the season. Photo courtesy of

UM Communications

IN THE SUN While enjoying the watch party, Kevin Oakley, Rory Peters, and Kenneth Warren were treating themselves with snacks. Photo by Allie Salvucci

A SHOW TO REMEMBER To bolster school spirit, the Frost Band of the Hour and the Hurricanettes Dance Team coordinated an ecstatic performance on the Lakeside Patio. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

JUST VIBING At the IM Field, Sebastian happily danced to hype up the eager crowd. Photo by Allie Salvucci


their university inspired outfits, Allison Reyes, Chloe Stemerman, and Samantha Lesser stole the show with their fashion. Photo by Allie Salvucci

HIDING FROM RAIN Several students along with the Sensations at the Wellness Center viewing the game after bad weather canceled the outside IM field watch party as faulty oversee the event in the background. Photo by Allie Salvucci

POM POMS READY Tori Thomas, Collette Thomas, Sai Paquette, and Briana McDonald showcasing their school pride with color coordinated pom poms. Photo by Allie Salvucci


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Take a trip through Miami’s neighborhoods. Cruise by the cultural landmarks and classic traditions and get a taste of what the city of Miami really has to offer


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Brickell is Miami’s big city. Known as a place of business and pleasure, it is home to nightlife and trendy restaurants

STAY A WHILE Brickell’s is home to the infamous rooftop bar called Sugar Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi

BY THE BAY Brickell offers the best of both worlds with the bay sitting east of the city. Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi

BRIGHT LIGHTS Brickell lights up the Miami Skyline. Photo courtesy of the Tribune News Service

UP IN LIGHTS Bright lights spelling out the areas namesake near Brickell City Center are proof of the modernity of Brickell

Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi


UM students Megan Shoffner, Tikka Staton, and Sophia Carter explore Barsecco, located on Brickell. Photo courtesy

of Sophia Carter

BIG CITY Samantha Lesser and Allison Reyes spend time at Brickell City Cente. Photo courtesy of Samantha




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MIAMI COCONUT GROVE & CORAL GABLES These densely populated areas are known for housing our university, and a booming local scene

ENJOY A SWIM Swimmers enjoy a day at the Venetian pool in Coral Gables. Photo courtesy of the Tribune News Service


The University of Miami is nestled right within the residential district of Coral Gables. Photo by Farha Reshamwala

TAKING IN THE VIEW Sena Erickson takes in the architecture and greenery at the famed Vizcaya Muesum and Gardens in Coconut Grove. Photo courtesy of Sena Erickson

WHERE TO GO Havana Harry’s Havana Harry’s is a locals’ joint, serving an innovative take on typical Cuban fare. 4612 S Le Jeune Rd, Coral Gables

LETS GO EAT Down the road from campus are an abundance of eateries right at student’s fingertips. Junior Lauren Maingot stopped by Blanca concept. Photo courtesy of Olivia Ginsberg

OUT AND ABOUT Coral Gables is filled with delicious restaurants and shops for everyone. Photo courtesy of Emmanuelle Pipitone

Ichimi A fast-casual spot with a hip mural serving ramen soups & izakaya bites, plus sake & beer. 2330 Salzedo St, Coral Gables

Monty’s Funky bayside hangout with drinks, a raw bar, live music & weeknight happy hour. 2550 S Bayshore Dr, Miami


Students Florence Hughes, Jill Cary, Caroline Tran, Lexi Thompson and Allie Salvucci eat lunch off campus at Farinelli 1937. Photo courtesy of Jill Cary


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Updated final folio for 2021 book. Please copy and paste it onto your spread and change the name! Do not change the amount of space between the name of the spread A hub of Black history, Overtown is home to landmarks and soulful that cater to its diverse community and eateries the page number. If there is a dark photo behind your folio, change the color of the text to white. If there is a light photo behind your folio, leave the text black. If there is no photo behind your folio, do not change it!


Jackson Soul Food has been serving the community of Overtown since 1946. Their traditional soul food is the perfect comfort meal to try when visiting this area of Miami. Photo courtesy of Jess Morgan


Overtown’s art scene is almost as abundant as Wynwood’s, with local artists like Purvis Young using their gifts to shed light on the neighborhood. Photo courtesy of Jess Morgan

REAL HARDSHIPS Overtown’s history is vivid, but discrimination has led to hard times in the lives of some residents. In the 1960s the City of Miami built an I-95 overpass over the area tanking Overtown’s property values. Photo courtesy of Jess Morgan

CURTAIN CALL Opened in 1913 by a Black man named Geder Walker, The Lyric Theater served as a symbol of black economic influence, as well as a social gathering place free of discrimination. Photo courtesy of Jess Morgan

WHERE TO GO Red Rooster Serves comfort food celebrating the roots of American cuisine and the diverse traditions of the neighborhood. 920 NW 2nd Ave, Miami

Dorsey Park An unassuming municipal park with athletic fields & courts, plus a variety of large scale wall murals. 1701 NW 1st Ave, Miami

GROWING STRONG With the growth of the city, Miami has seen an increase in gentrification of areas like Overtown, whose people are beginning to be pushed out of their homes. Photo courtesy of Jess Morgan

Jackson Soul Food Down-to-earth dining room serving up heart warming soul food classics such as fried catfish & biscuits. 950 NW 3rd Ave, Miami


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South Beach is a neighborhood of five star restaurants and extravagant nightlife that is rich with art and design

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SURFS UP South Beach is known for it’s beautiful surf, which attracts millions of tourists a year who want to enjoy it’s shores. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Nahous

GLITZ AND GLAM Senior Jordan Lewis spends the day at the storied Versace Mansion, former home of the Versace family. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Nahous


University of Miami senior Olivia Ginsberg and junior Emmalyse Brownstein try new South Beach eatery called Strawberry Moon. Photo courtesy of Olivia Ginsberg


South Beach is known to draw crowds to its various restaurants, shops and clubs. Photo courtesy of the Tribune News Service


famous street wear clothing maker Goliath KITH opened a slightly less known accompanying ice cream and sweet treat shop. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Nahous



Freshman Santi Krossler takes to South Beach for a fashion editorial photo shoot. Photo courtesy of Santi Krossler

Versace Mansion An opulent mansion turned hotel and restaurant formerly owned by Italia n designer Gianni Versace. 1116 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach Strawberry Moon A restaurant serving Mediterranean fair inside The Goodtime Hotel owned by Pharrell and David Grutman. 601 Washington Ave, Miami Beac h


People from all over the country travel and vacation in South Beach. Tourists are drawn to its hotels and restaurants. Photo courtesy of the Tribune News Service

Lincoln Road Located just a few blocks off the beach, Lincoln Road Mall is a premier outd oor shopping and dining destination. Lincoln Road, Miami Beach


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MIAMI WYNWOOD Dripping with design and expression, Wynwood is an upbeat arts district with colorful murals on every wall

WHERE TO GO The Salty Donut Bustling, airy shop offering sophisticated donuts in inventive seasonal flavors, plus craft coffee. 50 NW 23rd St #112, Miami

Miami Selfie Museum This warehouse serves as a studio with trendy art installations to take pictures with. 179 NW 25th St, Miami


shortage of art in Wynwood. Locals can be selling pieces on every corner. Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi

GET LUCKY Tourists can grab some Asian cuisine at the Wynwood restaurant called 1-800 Lucky. Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi

CREATIVITY SPARKS The Wynwood walls are a popular art destination in Miami. The walls brought the world's greatest artists working in the graffiti and street art genre to Miami. Courtesy of the Tribune News Service


R House Vibrant & funky destination featuring food, an art gallery and a schedule of drag shows. 2727 NW 2nd Ave, Miami

Freshman Rachel Keller and friend spend the day exploring the Wynwood Walls. Photo courtesy of Rachel Keller

MASKLESS DAYS Many students spend Halloween in Key West amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Students who chose to break protocal to attend the events were called to the dean’s office and some even expelled. Photo courtesy of

The Miami Hurricane


Coyo Taco, located in the middle of Wynwood, is always open late and serves the best tacos in town. Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi


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Get a taste of authentic Cuban culture in Little Havana. See live music, taste fresh food and play a game of dominoes

WHERE TO GO Azucar Ice Cream Cheery scoop shop featuring many inventive & seasonal flavors of artisanal ice cream & sorbet. 1503 SW 8th St, Miami

Versailles Restaurant Iconic Cuban restaurant serving traditional fare in a roomy, vintage dining room. 3555 SW 8th St, Miami

Ball & Chain Iconic nightclub from the 1930s-1950s reemerges as a live-music venue. 1513 SW 8th St, Miami

RIPE AND JUICY If you’re looking for some produce, Little Havana has some of the freshest local fruit in Miami, which is all locally grown by members of the community. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Nahous


Dominoes are an essential part of Cuban culture. The game is played during family time and among elders. Residents can be seen playing in the parks of Little Havana. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Nahous

GET YOUR SUGAR FIX Azucar Ice Cream Company is a Little Havana favorite, serving up flavors inspired by the neighborhood. Flavors range from traditional Cafe con Leche to Ave Maria—made with guava, cream cheese and cookies. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Nahous


Going out at night in Little Havana means residents will be out on the street dancing. The Cuban residents are known as masters of traditional salsa dances, so at live music venues like Ball and Chain, be prepared to dance the night away. Photo courtesy of

Gabriel Nahous


this is

MIAMI THE KEYS Over 55 miles from the University of Miami are the Florida Keys: a collection of tropical islands with plenty to explore


Higg’s Beach or Smather’s Beach in Key West are the ideal locations for a day of ocean fun. Photo courtesy of

Lindsay Jayne


Swimming around the waters of The Keys are all kinds of

creatures. The most notable of these creatures is the Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Jayne

SUN IS OUT SUNSET DREAMS The Key West Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square invites everyone to join in watching the glowing sun sink into the Gulf of Mexico horizon. The nightly festival hosts magicians, jugglers, clowns, psychics, local musicians, artists and more. Photo

Junior Lindsay Jayne takes advantage of the sunshine and surf that The Keys offers. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Jayne

courtesy of Lindsay Jayne

WHERE TO GO Southernmost Point of the US An anchored concrete buoy marking the southernmost point in the continental United States. Whitehead St &, South St, Key West

Duval Street One of the most popular destinations on the island of Key West, Duval Street is the main drag of downtown. Duval Street, Key West

PIECE OF CAKE Key West is known for its tart and tangy Key Lime Pie, which is beloved by locals. Courtesy of Vivien Dominick

Better Than Sex Famous dessert bar offering an extensive menu of decadent treats in a dimly lit, intimate space. 926 Simonton St, Key West


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tourists per year 65-75 DEGREES


during winter time 44 MILLION PASSENGERS

use the Miami airport 121 COUNTRIES

represent the population The Keys 70 LANGUAGES

spoken in Miami 3 COUNTIES

make up the Miami area 23.40% OF HOUSEHOLDS

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MIAMI With the university being located right in the heart of Miami, students are able to soak in the wide range culture, food and entertainment the city has to offer



Eating Through


Life as seen through the fundamental campus food experiences takes students through many different types of cuisines There are some things that are simply iconic to the campus food experience and to graduate without them would be a great regret. The Rathskeller’s NoYes Fries, Rat Royale Burger and 305 Salad are as crucial to the UM experience as a picture with Sebastian. Chips and queso from Lime are as essential to ending a day at UC pool, as an espresso at Archivist Cafe is to starting one at Richter Library. The hidden gem, Pura Vida, at Hillel serves up nutrient-rich foods like their PB Lover acai bowl for the healthy Ibis. The Hurricane Food Court may be overwhelming, but a cafecito at Vicky’s Cafe or a 'U' Roll and Bubble Tea at SushiMaki ground the UM food scene. Take time to run through the buffet at Panda Express or grab yucca fries at PolloTropical. Eat french toast sticks in the dining halls, make a sandwich at MahoneyPearson’s Baker’s Crust and order a grilled cheese at HechtStanford’s Grill. There are so many food experiences to be had on the Gables campus. Even during COVID, students found ways to fill their time and their tummies courtesy of on campus dining.

POLLO TROPICAL Delicious Tropichop from Pollo Tropical with chicken, rice, beans, and sauce. Photo by Carolina Camus UM DINING Chef manager Carlos Clavijo showing off the chips and guac he made for the students in the dining hall. Photo by Carolina Camus

CRUISIN' IN A member of the Cruise Ship move in team push carts loaded with a student’s belongings into their dorm to unload. Photo by Jackie Abreu

LUNCH TIME Madsy Cagnoli enjoying her colorful salad while relaxing on campus. Photo by Vivien Dominick

SMOOTHIE KING Juniors Cam Markovsky and Wyatt Kopelman enjoying smoothies from the new Smoothie King that was recently added to the UMiami campus inside of Lakeside. Photo Courtesy of UM Dining

STARBUCKS Delicious sugar cookie with vanilla frosting and rainbow sprinkles from Sarbucks. Photo by Carolina Camus

SUSHI Bayann Mohamed loving her JB sushi roll from Sushi Maki. Photo by Vivien Dominick

TEACHING KITCHEN Director of resident dining Joel Chamizo working long hours to ensure healthy options are available for all students. Photo By Carolina Camus

LUNCH TIME Yliuz Sierra Marin, Darianna Curry, Devin Wade, and Golnoosh Galtapeh enjoying smoothies from the new Smoothie King. Photo by Allie Salvucci

SUSHI MAKI Tasty dragon roll filled with tempura shrimp, topped with avocado from Sushi Maki. Photo by Carolina Camus

VICKY CAFÉ Croquetas from Vicky Café. Photo By Carolina Camus



latest fall

TRENDS It has been an unstylish year to say the least, but where the year misses out, the trends continue on. While this trend disappeared soon after the 1980’s, bucket hats have made a return during the millennial generation. These hats are a good accessory to have while at the beach, but also on a day out while looking out to the city. So, if you haven’t already, hop on the bucket hat trend.



MIKE IN THE HAT Mikey Mok rocking that bucket hat

While Halloween was still far away when this trend originated, that didn’t stop students from doing the ghost photoshoot trend. This viral trend originated from TikTok on September 9th. In order to do this trend, all you need to do is grab a white sheet, put it over yourself, draw some eyes, and take pictures.

While the presidential election is every 4 years, this will be most college students’ first time voting in a major election. Since the 2020 election holds a lot of weight, UM students are excited to make their voices heard.

STICKER SHOW OFF Vanessa Bonilla @_vanessabonilla_ IN STYLE Grace Ogden @agogden.


LED LIGHTS LED FRIENDS Sarah Murphy, Aidan Ruvin, Angeline Medvid and Coral Estes

This trend started at the beginning of the year due to the global pandemic and continues to remain a trend today. While everyone is required to wear a mask on campus and in public at all times, masks can still be trendy with their unique designs.

All the way from the 1960s, tie-dye has made another big splash in 2020. Many students at the U have been rocking their tie-dye gear from tie-dye masks to tie-dye swimsuits. Some popular tie-dye designs this year have been the ice dye, crumple, and spiral.

CAMPUS MOSAIC Pearson Residential College at night

MASK BROS Ben Scionti, Josh Marti, Dylan Pitt, Tristan Peterson @benscionti 60S VIBES Maddie Bassalik @maddiekbass

Thanks to TikTok the famous mulicolored LED light became a popular choice of decor in every dorm, making our campus look like a colorful stained glass mosaic at night.

SUMMER COLORS Samantha Lesser and Jamie Moses


MASK TAN Katie Melesko @katiemelesko



HAPPY SNACKING A group of students in line during the Healthy ‘U’ event on campus to get some tasty treats and gear which include fruits, parfait bowls, and a tote bag designed by Hurricane Productions. Photo by Allie Salvucci

ON THE UP AND UP The Wellness Center houses several unique machines that students can take advantage of like staircase treadmills which Diana Tavernise frequents during her workout sessions. Photo by Sydney Burnett

LEG DAY While adhering to the CDC recommended social distancing policies at the gym, students like Jordan Austin can still safely utilize the Center’s equipment such as the leg curling machine. Photo by Sydney Burnett

DANCE FEVER At the first outdoor socially distanced zumba class of the

fall semester, several students show their dancing and endurance skills on the basketball court outside the Wellness Center. Photo by Sebastian Spencer

STONE STILL Weighted floor planks are no problem for Ella Caggiano as she is determined to hold her place on the floor while following social distancing policies by wearing her face mask. Photo by Sydney Burnett

Wellness at

THE ‘U’ The importance of a well-balanced life is paramount, especially during the pandemic, and the perfect place for help is the Herbert Wellness Center Since orientation, all students at the ‘U’ have been told that their physical and mental wellness are the most important things. Every year, wellness is an important topic to discuss as well as participate in, but especially in 2020 due to the ongoing global pandemic and quarantine regulations. Not only did quarantine have an impact on our physical wellness due to the inability to go to gyms or compete in tournaments, but it also had an impact on our mental wellness because we were unable to hang out with our friends in person or go to different events. However, when students went to campus for the fall semester, both their physical and mental wellness improved due to the reopening of the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center and the ability to see their friends from 6 feet apart. Even though 2020 has placed a toll on our physical and mental wellness, we must remember to take care of ourselves as our wellness is an important thing.


John, a freshman, in the middle of an intensive workout. Photo by Sebastian Spencer

FOOD BREAK After picking up free bowls of parfaits from the Healthy ‘U’

event, Madelene Shewmaker and Lana Pettersen sit down to enjoy a break from classes with the sunny Miami weather in their favor. Photo by Allie Salvucci


rock with

PATIO JAMS Students at UM enjoy the Patio Jams that go on at The Rock every week. They enjoy the variety of music while enjoying campus views and sights

Every Thursday, students at UM know that from 12:15 to 1:30 they’re in for a treat; talented ‘Canes showcase their musical abilities by performing at Thursdays Patio Jams. These sessions, hosted by Hurricane Productions, attract a large number of students looking for some live entertainment during the day. Patio Jam sessions are very unique, as different bands and singers perform from week to week. This allows for some variety of talent and attracts a wide audience. Performers such as Jeyhan and Chad Nelson have made an appearance at the Lakeside Patio Stage, as well bands like Pump Action and Uniform crew. Due to COVID-19, HP wanted to accommodate all students. During the fall of 2020, select Jam sessions will be held virtually for those who are off campus or fully remote, but who still want to enjoy the live music. Regardless of whether one watches the live or virtual performances, students at the university can enjoy the free entertainment while eating lunch, talking with friends, or studying on and off campus.

ENJOY AND WATCH The Zaq Davis Quartet plays the trumpet for the students eating lunch on the Lakeside Patio. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Grossman

ROCK OUT Jordan Chesebrough grabs the microphone and sings during Patio Jams. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Grossman

ON A ROLL Pablo Falcon, student at UM and member of the band Supergold, plays the guitar. Photo courtesy of

Stephanie Grossman



Carribean Students Association Paint n' Sip Another event that takes place at The Rock is the Carribean Students Association Paint n' Sip. Here, students can enjoy a drink while painting pictures and expressing themselves. Photographed below are two students who attended the event this year working on their paintings while enjoying a drink.

PERFORMANCE Frost American Music Ensemble (AME) members Jillian Dawn, Ali Murphy, Stanton Hudmon, and Reese Ortenberg play and sing together during Patio Jams. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Grossman

ENJOYING THE MUSIC Singer Haley Fishelberger plays the piano and wows the crowd with her vocal skills at a Patio Jams event. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Grossman

TAKE A SIP A student enjoys her painting while being able to sip on a tasty drink. Photo by Vivien Dominick

ROCK ON 'Canes walk by an HP Patio Jams event and enjoy the live music.

Photo by Sebastian Spencer

HARD AT WORK Daniella Barton enjoys her drink while she works on a painting. Photo by Vivien Dominick


Falling into

THE SEMESTER Virtual graduation, the election and a lot of binge worthy content all came together for a cozy and socially distant Autumn season

NO STUDENTS AT MIAMI FOOTBALL GAMES Students were not permitted to attend the first home football games. This rule was later extended due to the rise in COVID cases. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

ELECTION FRAUD/LAWSUITS The campaign for President Trump filed 86 lawsuits. Photo

Courtesy of Tribune News Service

SPIRIT WEEK The Homecoming Executive Committee kept the ‘Canes spirit alive by creating new traditions including an outdoor movie screening due to the chanfes from the pandemic. Photo by Carolina Camus

GRADUATION CEREMONIES HELD VIRTUALLY The Fall 2020 commencement and celebrations were held virtually and online this year. Photo by TJ Lievonen

POST OFFICE HAS POOR STANDING The postal service could go bankrupt in the next five years. Photo Courtesy of

Tribune News Service

SEASON 4 OF THE CROWN season four of The Crown follows Queen Elizabeth II from the years 1977 through 1990. (Netflix, 2020). Photo Courtesy of

JOE BIDEN ELECTED PRESIDENT Days after Election Night, Joseph R. Biden (D) became the 46th U.S president. The turnout in Miami was higher than expected. Photo

GOVERNMENT BAILOUT OF AIRLINES U.S. lawmakers granted $15 billion in assistance to airlines after recuded flights.

THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT The Flight Attendant, a new series on HBO Max, follows the story of a flight attendant awakened with no memories of the prior night’s events. Photo

Tribune News Service

Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

Courtesy of Tribune News Service

Courtesy of HBO Max, 2020.

AMY CONEY BARRETT SWORN INTO US SUPREME COURT Justice Amy Coney Barrett started her life-long role as the 115 Justice on the United States Supreme Court in October, securing the right-leaning majority. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

RUTH BADER GINSBERG DIES On September 18, 2020, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, sedon lost her long battle against pancreatic cancer at age 87. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

SEASON 2 OF THE MANDALORIAN The new season of the hit Star Wars inspired TV show, the Mandalorian, focuses on introducing larger stories. Photo Courtesy of Disney+, 2020


CARING ‘CANES Durring Spirit Week, which was held on the week of October 19th-24th, the Hurricane Productions team held various events, but none more sentimental than an event held on the last day of the week. A table was set up where students were able to write ‘thank you’ notes to the custodial staff at the University of Miami. This was a personal and caring experience for the students, as they got the chance to thank the staff that keeps the university clean and beautiful. After writing the notes, students were given colored pencils and bracelets. By Carolina Camus

‘U’ ARE CREATIVE Students get

creative at the Lakeside Patio and paint the university ‘U’ logo as one of the Spirit Week activities. Photo by Carolina Camus

SPREADING LOVE Students surround the booth at Lakeside Patio where they can write notes to custodial staff. Photo by Allie Salvucci


A member of Hurricane Productions talks with a student as he picks up a stuffed toy animal from one of the Spirit Week activity tables that were located at the Lakeside Patio.

Photo by Allie Salvucci


Representatives from the University of Miami Sandler Center for Alcohol and Drug Education passes out water bottles and t-shirts during Spirit Week in order to promote awareness The Snandler Network.

Photo by Allie Salvucci


staff of Hurricane Productions pose with Sebastian the Ibis on the last day of spirit week. HP was responsibe for planning and carrying out all of the activities and events that took place over the course of Spirit Week. Photo by

Carolina Camus

HURRICANE PRIDE PAINT Spirit Week allows for ‘Canes to express themselves while showing their pride for the university that they attend

STUFFED WITH LOVE Students Austin Lent, Gracie Tenke and Victoria

Garcia run the stuffed animal table at the Spirit Week event. Photo by Allie Salvucci

Every fall semester, the Homecoming Executive Committee (HEC) comes together to plan and host a week of exciting events that stimulate the spirit of the University of Miami before the Homecoming football game. This year, COVID was not able to change the ’Canes spirit. The week included in-person and virtual events included: outdoor movie screening at the Lakeside Village volleyball courts, Donuts with Duerk, Pancakes with Pat, and ended with a football watch party on the IM Fields. Students were given the opportunity to participate in activities at the UC Patio, which included writing letters to custodial staff and painting the ‘U’ logo. Students were also able to get Miami merchandise, such as hats, shirts, crayons, and stuffed animals.


PUMPKIN FUN University of

Miami pumpkins were spotted all over campus on Halloween weekend.

Photo courtesy of Michael Motero with UM Communications


HALLOWEEN MIGRATION As most events and places are closed on Halloween in Miami, this Snapchat map screenshot displays students from the university traveling to Key West, despite the ongoing pandemic and university guidelines. Photo courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

The Institute of Data Science & Computing at the university hosted an event for invited students and faculty members on Zoom, where they were asked to dress in constume and remain completely anonymous by changing their Zoom name and not speaking, while others guessed who was behind the mask. The winner won an Amazon giftcard. Photo courtesy of the UM Institute of Data Science & Computing


STAFF FUN The university’s admissions team Daisy Guash, Imani Callan, and Guerdi Thelomar pose in front of the ‘U’ statue on Halloween dressed in their costumes. Photo courtesy of UM Admissions

Students of The Canestage Theatre Company performed a version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Lakeside Patio stage on Halloween weekend in order to promote student spirit and excitement for the upcoming Halloween holiday. Photo courtesy of The Canestage Theatre Company


Halloween night on campus was filled with events that students could safely partake in, while closely following the university’s COVID-19 social distancing guidelines During the few days leading up to Halloween night, organizations hosted multiple events on campus in order to keep students safe and make sure they had an enjoyable night. The Cane Stage Theatre Company, the university’s very own acting group, hosted very special performances on October 30th and October 31st, Halloween night. They performed ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ on the Lakeside Patio Stage for all interested ‘Canes. Student performers were dressed to perfection in full costume and makeup, and they made their performace come to life for everyone. Students were also able to grab free shirts and masks, following the theme of the show.

Hurricane Productions: Daytime Programming & Special Events planned many activities to ensure ‘Canes had a fun and safe Halloween. ‘Canes Horror Night took place, and at this event students were able to pick up free t-shirts, candy, caramel apples, and other UM related gear and merchandise. the night was full of fun and frights, as some students dressed in Halloween atire. Despite still living through a pandemic, the university went to great lengths to keep students safe and healthy during this special and spooky holiday night on campus. While not a traditional evening, students wore their masks, ate candy, played games, watched live performances and enjoyed Halloween, University of Miami style.


Sebastian the Ibis dresses as a ghost on Halloween and celebrates on campus with students by visiting the various booths and events. Photo courtesy of Sebastian The Ibis


VOTE South Florida Several successful activites were hosted by the university and associated organizations to help promote student civic engagement in federal and state elections

We mobilized students to make their voices heard in the 2020 election. Through the Butler Center, the Canes Vote Network organized events during election season to get students excited about voting. Throughout the race, they hosted watch parties on the Foote Green, where socially distanced and masked groups of students watched both the presidential and vice presidential debates. There were also social media posts and posters around campus providing information on voter registration and prompting students to virtually pledge to vote, part of an online competition between colleges to have the most voters. One election day, Canes Vote tabled at the Lakeside Patio, handing out free merch in one last push to remind students to go out and vote. That night, one last watch party was hosted to watch the polls as votes being counted across the country.

Political Intolerance Bubbles up at the ‘U’ About a week prior to the election, the University of Miami College Republican hung a Trump/Pence banner outside the bookstore. Later that day the banner got painted over, prompting President Frenk to send out an email reminding students that our campus is an inclusive space and that acts of disrespect will not be tolerated. Later that week, UMCRs hung another banner outside of the Whitten University Center and lined the sidewalks with small signs. The University of Miami College Democrats also hung a Biden/Harris banner outside the Whitten University Center and lined the opposite side of the sidewalk with signs encouraging students to vote and promoting diversity. Both of these campus organizations held tabling events prior to the election to hand out merchand provide information on their respective parties. By Jessica Schultz

UMCR SIGN The aforementioned vandalized Trump/ Pence 2020 presidential campaign sign found near the campus book store. Photo courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

PRIDEFUL STRIDES With the 2020 political season well under way, several campaign signs decorate the campus such as the Biden/Harris ones seen lining the walkway as a student walks towards the Whitten University Center. Photo by Allie Salvucci

VP WORK To garner support for the Republican ticket in the presidential race, Vice President Mike Pence participates in several rallies across the nation. Photo by Tribute News Service

TRUMP RALLY President Donald

Trump makes an appearance in Miami, Florida to support his 2020 presidential campaign. Photo by Tribune News Service

FOR THE PEOPLE Democratic Vice President nominee Kamala Harris encourages citizens to vote early in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Tribune News Service


Shandel Samuels walks into the Watsco Center to vote for the first time. Photo by Allie Salvucci

NO MALARKEY Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden at an event in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Photo by Tribune News Service


our voices

HEARD Students on campus are encouraged to vote in the Election by many of the organizations at the university

With all of the events that happened in 2020, it was easy to forget that this year also called for a presidential election. Students were able to attend on-campus watch parties, six-feet apart on the grass, to watch the presidential debates and receive free goodies such as t-shirts, bracelets, and towels. Get Out the Vote (GOTV), a student-led initiative, with support from the University of Miami’s administration, that is dedicated to promoting nonpartisan civic participation and voter mobilization across campus, became a

great resource for many students on spreading information about how and where they could vote. UM made sure to let students know that their votes mattered, even providing Early Voting Shuttles from Stanford Circle to the Coral Gables Library, every thirty minutes. Get Out The Vote even created an eboard where members were able to help students by answering any questions about voter registrations, vote-by-mail ballots, or information about the election itself.

ENCOURAGING MERCH Miguel Silveira and Andres Perez pose with their voting t-shirts, towels, bracelets and cups that were distrubuted at the Lakeside Patio on Election day to promote student voting. Photo by Vivien Dominick

CHECKING IN Students check-in to the

‘Canes Vote event at Lakeside Patio in order to get free merchandise. Photo by Allie Salvucci

GO VOTE Kevin Xu and James Lai

collect their GOTV merch on the Lakeside Patio and get ready to cast their vote .

Photo by Vivien Dominick

READY TO VOTE Kaylie Cohen holds up the free T-shirts that organization Get Out The Vote passed out to students at the Lakeside Patio Stage on Election day. Photo by Vivien Dominick


Members of the University of Miami College Republicans put up Trump signs around sidewalks in order to encourage students to vote for Donald Trump as they walk around the campus. Photo by Vivien Dominick


Sebastian dances around Lakeside Patio wearing a ‘My Vote Counts’ t-shirt to get students interested in going out and voting in the Election. Photo by Vivien Dominick

SIGNS PUT UP University

of Miami College Democrats organization members put up Biden signs around the ‘U’ statue to promote Joe Biden and encourage students to vote for him in the Presidential Election. Photo

by Vivien Dominick


Jill Ingram, member of Get Out The Vote, wears her Canes Vote mask to encourage students around campus to use their right to vote for President in the 2020 Election. Photo by Vivien Dominick


SPICING IT UP Senior Giselle Spicer and Junior Julie Spicer spend their Thanksgiving at home in Merritt Island, Florida with their family. Photo courtesy of Giselle Spicer

Cooking Up a Family

Thanksgiving Autumn Break gives students a week of rest before finals to catch on rest and relax

As everything else changed due to the pandemic, fall break was no different introducing new traditions for everyone including smaller portions and hand sanitizer all around the house, especially at the dinner table. The fall semester had a revised academic calendar that enabled students to travel home for the Thanksgiving holiday and not return to campus again until the spring semester in efforts to limit the frequency of travel and potential for virus transmission to spread. This was done by moving all final exams and project presentations online. Other students opted out of going home all together in an effort to keep their families safe. These students turned to Zoom to celebrate with their family members from all over the world in the safety of their own homes. Sophomore Anders Swanson commented on the time disphoria of the pandemic, “somebody let me know if this is a [Thanksgiving or] Christmas photo.” It wasn’t the traditional form of celebration, but the internet was a new way for people to spend time with their loved ones while maintaining social distance. PUPPY DAYS

Before a traditional Thanksgiving day dinner Freshman Emma Dominguez and her dog Pickles pose for a turkey day portrait.

Photo courtesy of Emma Dominguez

‘U’ SKI Hitting the alpine ski trails of Snowmass

Village, Colorado is a school break must for Freshman Gabriel Lovo. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Lovo

FESTIVE HALLS While visiting their family in Folsom, California over break, Sophmores Anders Swanson and Julie Eterno celebrate the holiday season before returning to campus in the Spring. Photo courtesy of Anders Swason

HAPPIEST SEASON Spending the break in

Malboro, New Jersey are Josh and Jileen Arenas and junior Justin Arenas. Photo by Justin Arenas

WORK IN PROGRESS Autumn break provided an opportunity to Freshman Rishi Desaii to finish his home improvments. Photo courtesy of Rishi Desaii


Dashing through the


During a time for home cooked meals and exotic travels, unique charm allowed for many unique new pandemic adventures

NATIONAL TREASURE While taking a family trip over break to the nation’s Capital, Sophomore Rachel Keller stops along the National Mall to visit the 133 year-old President George Washington Monument. Photo by Ashley Keller

Students were able to appreciate an extended winter recess, back on campus frontline health care workers received the first does of the COVID-19 vaccine administered on the medical campus. “Crews from the department of emergency management, facilities, safety and compliance, concert pharmacology, nursing, and information technology all worked together with the help of construction crews to prepare the tent and to ensure that the entire vaccination process was safe and efficient,” said the official statment. It was also during this time that the ‘U’s very own Miami Herbert Business school announced it would be starting a new scholarship called the COVID Career Advancement Relief Plan. This scholarship will award high-achieving students interested in pursuing 10-month specialized master’s programs in four areas – finance, accounting, business analytics and international business.

WONDERFUL LIFE At the most wonderful place on earth, Walt Disney World, Freshman Kelsey Walker spent her break. Photo by Kelsey Walker

DECK THE HALLS Sophomore Michael MacHarg II, has New Year’s Eve Dinner in Fort Myers with his parents Jackie MacHarg, UM Alum Michael MacHarg Sr., and family friends Serene Kim and Dr. William Eyerly. Photo by Jack Shin

SURFS UP Surfing the waves of Cocoa Beach,

Florida Junior Noah Warren and his surfing partner Heather Liwski tackle the biggest tides in the state which are less than a days drive away from campus. Photo by Jackie Abreu

BLACK DIAMONDS Along the Rasputin’s Revenge Trail Marker of Vail, Colorado’s Diamond Ski Trails Senior Carson Pinker stops while taking a Winter ski trip with her fellow Chi Omega sorority sisters. Photo Courtesy of Carson Pinker

PARK VIEW On a trip to Grand Teton National Park in Jackson, Wyoming with his family Junior Cole Dickson sees the local wildlife and winter landscapes on the steps of Yellowstone National Park. Photo Courtesy of Cole Dicknson

ICED OUT In the ice caves of Killington Mountain, Vermont, Freshman Austin Scott Bozzuto takes a tour with his family during a break from their ski trip over Winter, being sure to keep their masks on.

Photo Courtesy of Austin Scott Bozzuto

PADDLE ALONG Kayaking through calm waters of Biscayne Bay is the beginning of Winter Break tradition after finals for Freshman Juan Flechas. Photo Courtesy of Juan Flechas


A Winter


Storming of the Capitol, a new President, more COVID news and the latest shows to watch makeup the season

CAPITOL STORMING On January 6th, Congress met to confirm the electoral college vote while rioters stormed the Capitol demanding Congress reject Joe Biden’s electoral victory. After several hours of conflict and a total of five deaths, the area was finally cleared. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

RECORDING OF “ALL WITHOUT WORDS” ALBUM Frost students, including Safia Zaman were hired to record an album. Photo Courtesy of Frost

CONGRESSIONAL STIMULUS CHECK OMNIBUS BILL The COVID-19 stimulus bill was passed in late December. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

JOE BIDEN INAUGURATED President Joe Biden and VP Kamala Harris were sworn into office on January 20. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

CHRISTMAS DAY NASHVILLE BOMBING In Nashville, Tennessee a bomb detonated inside a parked RV. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service


CHEEZ-IT BOWL This past December, The Miami Hurricanes traveled up a couple of hours to Orlando to play in the Cheez-It Bowl. This was the Hurricane’s sixth appearance at the Cheez-It bowl; Miami suffered an unfortuanate loss of 37-34 to the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

CAMP KESEM GIVING TUESDAY In December, Camp Kesem participates in Giving Tuesday, collecting zero fees from donors on their website. Cody “Psych” Kline even dyed his hair blue and green as a dare to help raise money. Photo Courtesy of Cody Kline


WANDAVISION Based on Marvel’s Avengers franchise, the new hit show, WandaVision follows characters Wanda Maximoff, the Scarlett Witch, and Vision living suburban sit-com life through multiple TV decades. Photo Courtesy of Disney+, 2021

ELECTION DRAMA/ LAWSUITS Trump’s twitter was permanently suspended this winter. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

SOUL Pixar’s “Soul” dives deep into the questions of life, following the life of Joe Gardiner. (Disney+, 2020). Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

COVID-19 RAGES ON NEW CASES SURGE With Winter being the prime-time for family get-togethers and holiday travel, COVID-19 cases in the US reached an all time high. Quarantine fatigue also played a role as many people remained isolated and felt hopeless with no real end in sight. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

COVID-19 VACCINE BEGINS The first COVID-19 vaccine was administered on December 14 in the United States. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

WONDER WOMAN 1984 This movie sequal of the 2017 version follows the life of Diana Prince. (HBO Max, 2020). Photo Courtesy

of Tribune News Service


LOVE TO LEARN Students come together to

learn about the Chinese culture during International week. Photo courtesy of Diya Dharmendran

STEREOTYPES During International week,

students come together to learn about how cultural stereotypes are bad. Photo courtesy of Diya Dharmendra

THROW WHAT ‘U’ KNOW Sebastian throw-

ing up the U at the Garba-Raas performance. Photo

by Allie Salvucci

ENJOYING THE SHOW Andrew Tinch ‘23, LET’S PLAY Carolina Camus, ‘24, playing

Dylan Wacksman ‘21, Zaq Davis ‘22, Paul Steph ‘21, and Colin Logatto ‘22 in the audience. Photo by

Michael MacHarg

Allie Salvucci

dominos, a popular Cuban game. Photo by

WELCOME TO HAITI Planet Kreyol president Laura Francois ‘22 holds up a poster showcasing her heritage. Photo by Annette Rizo

DRAGONS AND LIONS Traditional Chinese Dragon and Lion Dance performed by the John Wai/Lion Team. Photo by Amrutha Chethikattil


on campus

Celebrating diversity during the year, as students embrace their differing cultural backgrounds As most people know, February is Black History Month. UM made it a point to make sure that this month was filled with events. The United Black Students, a student-led organization, was the head organizers to present Black Awareness Month. They made sure to fill the month with comprehensive events that were both in-person and virtual. This year, BAM’s special events commemorated the historical achievements and contributions of the African American Diaspora. They also chose to have the theme Black HERStory Month in order to highlight the impact of Black female figures. The UBS also held Social Justice Week where they createdsociallyconscious events centered around bringing awareness of the issues impacting our campus and surrounding communities.The week began on February15, with an art exhibition titled Invisible by Nadine Hall. After a childhood filled with trauma, the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) graduate and current University of Miami Grad student uses her talent as a coping mechanism to turn pain into something beauty. “My art is my instrument, it allows me to speak without fear,” stated Hall when interviewed about her piece.

DRUMS ALL NIGHT LONG Percussions of Japanese Taiko Drumming by the diverse group Fushu Daiko. Photo by Allie Salvucci

DISTANCED DANCING Saibhavana Srikakolapu ‘21, Bhargavi Pochi ‘21, Shriya Patel ‘23, and Diys Dharmendran ‘22 Garba-Raas performance by UM’s Garba-Raas competitive dance team, SwaggeRaas. Photo by Allie Salvucci



Farmers Market brings in students and locals to enjoy healthy food options that are fresh and cooked on the spot. Masks and social distancing was required due to COVID-19. Photo by

Allie Salvucci

POKE LOVE Francesca Amato and Malia Vickaryous enjoy Poke Bowls from a vendor at the Market. Photo by Allie Salvucci

MORE SAUCE Haoran Wang and Sahriq Ishaque, both seniors, wait in line to pour sauces on their freshly made Poke Bowls from the Farmers Market.

Photo by Allie Salvucci

LUNCH WITH FRIENDS Hannah Eiger, class of 2022, purchases a Poke Bowl from a Market Vendor and enjoys time after class to eat it with friends. Photo by Allie Salvucci

fresh fun on WEDNESDAYS Market Wednesdays allow students to try various healthy, fresh and organic food options Most students on campus look forward to Wednesdays for one special reason: the Farmers Market. These Farmers Market Wednesdays bring the UM community together, and it is not something to skip out on. At the Market, students can choose from a wide variety of fresh fruits and fruit bowls, which is what the Wednesday Market is mainly known for.

Not only does the Farmers Market sell fruits, they sell all types of healthy juices and snacks such as avocado toast. Students from each academic school pass by this Market and lounge on the Foote Green. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Market had been scaled down, but students are still able to enjoy fresh food while wearing masks and socially distancing.

FRUIT FOR DAYS A Friends Joshua Veracruz and Nathan Slack enjoy healthy fruit bowls from a vendor at the Wednesday Market. Photo by Allie Salvucci



Stanford Residential College is composed of two co-ed towers, each holding 12 floors. Floors are separated by gender. The original name of the residential college was the 960 Complex because it can house 960 students at one time.

The Frost School of Music is one of the most well-known and innovative music schools in the country. Students persue degrees to besome music professionals. Awardwinning professors teach classes to eager students.

People around the world celebrate Earth Day every year. Celebrated on Aprill 22, Earth day is a day for everyone to show support for environmental protection. The University of Miami and the Butler Center have a special way of celebrating this very unique holiday on campus. The 16th annual Hug the Lake day was held on campus and hosted by the Butler Center. On this day, students were able to stop by tables and learn information about what makes this day so special. Students also gathered around Lake Osceola and sing the Alma Mater. Students were also informed about the history of the lake, history of campus, and how we can better protect our environment to keep campus healthy and safe for all students and animals who call Lake Osceola home. By Carolina Camus

LOVING HUG Freshmen friends Emma Dominguez and

Simonne Dodge partake in Earth Day by giving Lake Osceola a hug. They learn about the importance of taking care of the environment on and off campus at the 16th annual Hug the Lake event hosted by the Butler Center. Photo by Farha Reshamwala Hecht Residential College is located on the south side of Lake Osceola. Hecht opened its doors in 1968, and was originally called the 1968 Complex. Because it was the first residential hall to be converted, it used to be designated for honors students only.

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LEARN ABOUT THE EARTH Students and Butler Center

volunteers discuss different ways to keep the earth safe, as well as the environment. Photo by Farha Reshamwala

THE LAKE Lake Osceola is located at the center of campus. It is a man-made lake that connects to Biscayne Bay through a series of canals, which is where the water comes from

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The Shalala Student Center is extremely important to student life on campus. The center includes study spaces, lounges, ballrooms, meeting rooms, and a media suite. The Student Center is home to many of the student life organizations, such as the Butler Center.

Lakeside Patio is home to many major concerts and events on campus. It is the perfect spot to eat lunch or enjoy the weather. Lakeside Patio links the Whitten University Center and the Shalala Student Center. While on the patio, students can see Lake Osceola and the pool.

Lake Osceola is a man-made, freshwater lake at the center of the UM campus. The lake connects directly to Biscayne bay. Because of this, a number of reptile species can be seen around the lake.

The motto of the faculty at the School of Architecture is "to build a better world." The SoA offers design programs that are ideal and practical. Staff and faculty view architecture as a combination of civic art and building science.

Eaton Residential College was the third hall to be converted for living. Eaton was an all-women hall up until the 1970s. Eaton is on the east side of Lake Osceola. Rooms in Eaton are set up in suite style.


TESTING KNOWLEDGE Students were quizzed on their knowledge of other countries around the world at one of the booths at International Week. Photo courtesy of COISO

FOOD FRENZY Latin America and Caribbean

Day’s Menu Included prepacked pastries, a bowl from Pollo Tropical, and Latin American sodas for all students to try. Photo courtesy of COISO

ART ADVICE Opening Night’s tent activity for Africa day was to create art inspired by Australian culture. Saloni Radadia is tabling the activity and helping students by giving them creative tips for the art that they are creating. Photo courtesy of COISO


International Week is a time for students to celebrate their diverse backgrounds

This year the Council of International Students and Organizations presented International Week, which is a weeklong event on campus that celebrates all of the cultures and traditions of regions from around the world. This year, I-Week took place from April 5th-April 9th with only three out of five days held in-person, and included virtual and in-person components. The theme Generations of Achieve-ments celebrated generations of achievements from Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe. The COISO’s events included live cultural music performances, prizes and special giveaways. Students that attended the in-person events were able to try different international foods while safely following COVID-19 rules. GETTING ARTSY

International Week’s opening night tent activity for Africa day. Students worked together to try and ceate art inspired by Australian culture. Photo courtesy of COISO


Nkosi Robinson tabling at the Food, Dance, and Music tent for Latin America and Caribbean Day. He hands out informational papers to students who pass by the table. Photo courtesy of COISO

CREATING FUN Africa Day hosts multiple

student activity tables. Pictured are the DIY African bracelets that students were able to hand make and keep. Photo courtesy of COISO


Teaching OCEAN

Conservation A week in the Fall and Spring collected donations for ocean charities and presented environmental education to the ‘U’ community advocating for ocean health and protection Ocean Awareness Week (OAW) is an semiannual series of events at the aimed to educate the public about relevant ocean conservation issues. OAW came together to support the non-profit organizations, Coral Reef Alliance in the Fall and Shark Trust in the spring. This organization works for the betterment of responsible trade, species protection, and fisheries management. Throughout the week OAW raised

TIDY Sargassum covering the beach was a

conversation starter for the OAW e-board members at the clean-up. Photo by Danielle Tenberg

awareness and money through activities including a scavenger hunt, career and graduate school fair, movie night, trivia night, beach cleanup, and even a fair on the Foote Green. According to their GoFundMe, OAW was able to raise $5,285 for Ocean Awareness Week 2020. President, Danielle Tenberg, stated “all of the hard work that was put into this week allowed us to give 100% of the proceeds to Shark Trust!”

BEACH CLEAN UP A sunday local beach

clean up was performed by OAW Members Sophomore Skye Eppel, Freshman Saige Zervos, Sophomore Nikki Lyons, Sophomore Kamran Djahed, Senior Coryn Fergusen, Junior Owen May, Senior Carolina Baur, Senior Sydney Linegerger, and Sophomore Jack Delli Santi.

Photo by Dainelle Tenberg

OCEAN DIY Ocean Awarness member Junior Katie Zgorski coaches Junior Franz Arango on how to tie dye an OAW t-shirt. Photo by Allie Salvucci

OAW CRAFTS At the crafts table, Freshman Ellen Otterbach guides Junior Amber Dunn, Freshman Kerri Scott, and Gladiz Velez to remember what they learned during Ocean Awarness Week, by creating a souvineer seascape mason jar. Ellen also provides ocean trivia at the booth. Photo by Allie Salvucci

BRINGING AWARNESS The OAW info table in the Westbrook Walkway is

ran by Sophomore Sophia Bond and Freshman Hailey Brathwaite who work to engage with students on their way to class. Photo by Farha Reshamwala

SPLASH DUNK Will the service dog jumping up

to dunk Junior Danielle Dvorkin in front of his owner Freshman Cristina Kairalla. Photo by Allie Salvucci

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Sophomore Nikki Lyons doing her part for the

South Florida community as she helps collect garabage during the Beach Clean Up on the Saturday of Spring Ocean Awareness Week. Photo by Danielle Tanberg

‘U’ SPIRIT A Portuguese man o’ war was found

on the beach by Junior Dani Tenberg who picked it up for a closer look. Photo by Dainelle Tenberg

TEACHING A DIFFERENCE In charge of handing out goodies at the carnival and fair was Senior Joshua Zahner. Photo by Allie Salvucci


SWEATERS COVID-19 encouraged more comfortable fashion choices, most prominently featuring sweaters and sweatshirts even in the blazing Florida heat.

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TRENDS A semester of comfy clothing, memes, new podcasts listens, and enjoying the great outdoors of the Miami area

PODCASTS Students have tuned to a new source of radio-style entertainment for their news and story telling delivery- podcasts.

SUN & SMILES The new student government administration had Sophomores Ally Gaddy and Damaris Galvan promote their new SG sweatshirts on campus. Photo courtesy

MITTS Following the Presidential Inauguration, memes of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders dressed in mittens and casual winter attire swept across the internet. Photos courtesy of Tribune News Service

of Student Government

NEW SHOWS Entertainer Harry Jowsey started a podcast to discuss dating today, and Journalist Megyn Kelly started an independent news podcast. Photos courtesy of Spotify


SHADES ON HP Concerts promote their spring concert on sweaters modeled by Juniors Amanda Costello and Michelle Marino. Photo courtesy of Hurricane Productions


CLASS School of Communication Professor Dr. Nick Carcioppolo started a podcast “Commata” for his Communication Theory students to use as a learning supplement. Photo

courtesy of anchor.fm

POOL TIME To beat the springtime Miami heat, students turn to the on-campus outdoor pool at the Whitten University Center to cool off, and study outside.

Administration issued wristbands became a popular campus feature during the COVID riddled semester.

IBIS MERCH The yearbook engaged in the free clothes market with a new t-shirt to giveaway. Design by Ashley Stand

FRENK DRIP The wristbands quickly became a beloved fashion statement of daily life at school. Photo courtesy of umiamimemes

HANGING AROUND While swimming Freshman Cortland Montgomery, Brendon Hobbes, Kirsten Santiago and Eric Stern rest by the wall. Photo by Allie Salvucci

LAKE POSE Showing off their Cat 5 merch, Junior Daniella Cornide and Sophomore Ethan Hartz pose by the lake. Photo courtesy of Category 5 SWEATS Grey sweatpants like Junior Noah Shafton’s were a common giveaway item this year. Photo

DEEP END Freshman Ellen

Otterbach and Brooke Weiser take a study break in the deep end of the pool. Photo by Allie Salvucci

courtesy of Cat 5

FREE CLOTHES Free clothing from student orgs maintained their status as a campus fashion staple.

WATCH TOWER Maintaining a long vigilant watch is the job of campus pool Lifeguard Junior Allessantria Toscanini. Photo by Allie Salvucci

INCREDIBLE One student hung a collection of all her daily wristbands on her dorm door. Photo courtesy of umiamimemes


Spring of

FRESH STARTS Lasting impacts of the coronavirus, impeachment, political and market uncertainty, and an unsolved art heist take center stage

OPRAH INTERVIEW Prince Harry and Meghan Markle give a controversial interview on the British Royal family. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

CANAL BLOCKAGE The Suez Canal is blocked by a cargo ship for six days, resulting in $9 billion worth of daily losses. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

BURMESE COUP Recently Reelected Myanmar premier Aung San Suu Kyi is arrested in a military coup d’état. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

DOMESTIC TERROR Shootings in Atlanta, Boulder, Indianapolis, and a Nation of Islam terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

CAMPUS VACCINE The University Health System began on-campus distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to students, faculty, and staff who requested a dose. Photo by Jared Lennon

ONE BOOK The University selects new One Book, One ‘U’ Reading for the semester. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

CELEBRITY DEATHS Prince Phillip, Vice President Walter Mondale, Jessica Walter, Radio Host Rush Limbaugh, Cloris Leachman, Larry King all passed away. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service

THIS IS A ROBBERY The documentery miniseries follows the FBI investigation into the 1990 heist of thirteen works from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Photo courtesy of Netflix, 2021

CONVICTION Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted for the 2020 murder of George Floyd. The trial was riddled with controversy and inflammatory comments from Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

BLACK WIDOW Marvel’s anticipated beginning of phase four is postponed to the summer due to the Coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

GAMESTONK The subreddit r/wallstreetbets attempts a short squeeze on GME, trading is paused by Robinhood. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

IMPEACHMENT The House impeached President Trump for a second time. He was later acquitted by the Senate. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service


A MUCH needed break

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic during the 2020-2021 academic year, students were not given a Thanksgiving, Holiday or Spring breaks. Instead, students were given two “Wellness Wednesdays,” in which classes would not be held, and students had the day off

STILL LEARNING During both Wellness Wednesdays, student leaders from the Sandler Center set up a booth to educate students who decided to stay on campus about the negative effects of the abuse of drugs and alcohol. Photo courtesy of the Sandler Center

ART TIME Freshman Carolina Camus visits the

Van Gogh exhibit in Miami during her Wellness Wednesday. Photo by Carolina Camus

BEACH DAY Ainsley Vetter and Zoe

Arora, both freshmen, pose together at the beach during their Wellness Wednesday.

Photo courtesy of Allie Salvucci


Wellness Wednesdays, the University of Miami had many different food trucks line up on the Foote Green. Students who decided to stay on campus for their days off were allowed to purchase food from the trucks for lunch. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

FUN IN THE SUN Sophomore friends Jessica Schults, Elise Stable, Arryanna Jordan and Alexander Barton soak up the sun on Miami Beach during their day off. Photo courtesy of Allie Salvucci

DAY FOR THE BEACH Allie Salvucci, class of 2024, enjoys her Wellness Wednesday by taking a trip to the Venetian Pool in Coral Gables. Photo courtesy of Allie Salvucci


OUT TO SEA Pike brothers

and Sophomores Tommy Glyman and Jackson Bond spend a day catching the sunshine and fresh air off the Port of Miami. Photo courtesy

of Tommy Glyman

Soaking IN THE

SUNSHINE A common pastime is the local beaches and access to the Atlantic Ocean from Key Biscayne or South Beach

One of the benefits that students get to enjoy year round is the central location of campus to the beaches of Miami and the Atlantic Ocean. As many know the beach is less than 10 miles away from the main campus, providing quick and easy access to warm weather and a lot of fun in the sun. This allows students to have frequent beach weekend hangouts and bonding time, and studying on the beach, while getting a suntan. The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science campus also provides direct access to a beach allowing for fraternity and sorority members to join forces and hold beach clean-up days in efforts to better the environment. Many members of the campus community take the free campus shuttle out to the RSMAS campus on Virginia Key to take in all of the sunshine on the University’s Marine campus.

CLEAN UP At the beach clean up during the Fall Break, Seniors Jean Pierre Vilcherrez and Gabriella Guerriero pick up trash. Photo by Giselle Spicer

SUN TAN ‘U’ To get the best shot sophomore Ethan Hartz gets wet, stepping into the Atlantic Ocean. Photo courtesy of Ethan Hartz

TEAM TIDY Members of Phi Delt and Zeta take

on a joint beach clean up on South Beach, working to better the community. Photo courtesy of Will Klepper

BONDING Freshman Musical Theatre BFA students Christian Miller, Ainsley

Western, Eve Cohenn, and Zak Zabinski visit South Beach for a group bonding day of their “theater fam.” Photo courtesy of Eve Cohenn

BOYS DAY Visiting RSMAS’s beach are Sophomores Cam Pine, Robby Meslin, Anthony Persichetti, and Anthony Novak. Photo by Cam Pine

SIESTA A group of Freshman, Nate Johnson, Jackson Seagrave, Amelia Buch,

Gabie Marinch, and Jake Barrett spend the day in the South Florida sunshine on the Virginia Key beach. Photo courtesy of Jackson Seagrave





Alexander Klein, freshman, and Anders Swanson, junior, both pose together after painting their bodies with safe paint to display different parts of the body. Photo courtesy by Annabel Lyons

SYSTEMS FUN Karan Prasad, junior, paints the digestive system on his torso for the Anatomy Fashion Show. Photo by Karan Prasad


PUPPY LOVE Buddy the bulldog sits outside of the Shalala Student Center and poses for the camera on National Puppy Day. Buddy wears a ‘U’ chain.

Photo courtesy of Michael Montero


CAMPUS EVENTS During the 2020-2021 school year, the University of Miami hosted many miscellaneous events and activities for students to partake in. From movies to fashion shows, the university made sure there was something that would appeal to all students on campus


MADE WITH LOVE Senior Carson Pinker, senior Lizette Rosa, junior Ashlee Sealy and senior Andrew Balise pick up pancakes to-go and walk back to their dorms to enjoy breakfast for dinner. Photo by Allie Salvucci PANCAKES FOR DINNER Sophia

Eidson, TC Mccaffrey and Katie Zgorski, all juniors, enjoy the Pancakes with Pat event by eating pancakes for dinner by the Foote Green. Photo by Allie Salvucci




MET ROCKY Sylvester Stallone tours the

MEETING CELEBS Nate Johnson sees Noah

by Allie Salvucci

Photo courtesy of Nate Johnson

university with his daughters and Kegan Lecomte, freshman. asks for a photo in a fighting pose. Photo

Schnapp, star of the hit Netflix show Stanger Things, leaving the campus bookstore and snaps a photo.

GOING VIRAL Thomas Brag and Ammar Kandil visit campus as part of their Yes Theory Youtube video: Asking Strangers in Elevators to Leave the Country with us. Photo courtesy of Yes Theory


ANIMAL FRIENDS FRIENDLY VISITORS Sebastian the Ibis poses on the Foote Green with a mother duck and her newly hatched chicks. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


Freshmen friends James Mcelhinney, Betsy Mullins and Serene Thompkins socially distance in a circle on the Foote Green while watching the movie The Parent Trap at night. Photo by Allie Salvucci

WINNER WINNER Simmone Weatherspoon and Lindsey

Faucher getting their picture taken for HP’s Instagram for entering the twin contest for The Parent Trap movie screening.

Photo by Allie Salvucci



sophomore, searches through a basket of t-shirts at the UThrift event on St. Patrick’s Day. Photo by

Allie Salvucci

LETS GO THRIFTING Gabby Tuchman, freshman, and Domonique Folkes, sophomore,

both look through a rack of tops at the UThrift tent and hold some over their shoulders. Photo

by Allie Salvucci


LASTING FRIENDSHIPS Junior friends Allyson Sabatelli, Tyler Phillips and Hadieh Zolfaghari make friendship bracelets at a table set up for the EQ Festival. Photo by Allie Salvucci

FUN WITH FRIENDS Friends Collette Thomas, Sai Paquette, Serene Mattis, Okera Hastings and Nathaniel Britton, all class of 2023, sit on bean bags and play Mario Cart on the Foote Green during the event. Photo by Allie Salvucci

DANCING IN SILENCE Emma Gerlach, class of 2023, dances with noise cancelling headphones inside of the silent rave tent at the EQ Festival. Photo by Allie Salvucci


racing to the

FINISH LINE Elections for the executive branch of student government consisted of just five candidates and only one full ticket. The UPROAR ticket aimed to promote diversity and inclusivity at the ‘U’

WINNING HUGS After learning about their election, Landon Coles, Ajiri Uzere and Grace Tenke embrace in a hug to celebrate. Photo courtesy of Student Government

LANDON COLES Junior “This campaign is the culmination of all these efforts, days and late nights spent working in service to my institution. This campaign has never and will never simply hinge upon the result. Rather, this campaign is about the journey in showing other students what they can do when you surround yourself with good.”


AJIRI UZERE Junior “The initiative I am most excited to put in place is the Freshman Leadership Summit. My hope with the summit is to foster a welcoming community for first year leaders on campus to grow as individuals and leaders.”

GRACE TENKE Junior “To me, ‘We are one U’ represents the united approach we must actively use in order to keep our campus community safe during these unprecedented times.”


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LEGEND The Department of Theater’s BFA students honor Broadway composer and former alumni Jerry Herman in the best way possible via Zoom: singing

As the fall semester commenced, the students of the theatre department looked at their season differently. With live performances in closed spaces being prohibited by the administration, the students and faculty of the theater department sought creative outlets to conduct their performances via Zoom. With the doors of the Jerry Herman Ring Theater closed this fall due to government and university compliance regarding COVID-19, the students in the BFA Musical Theater program have come together to for a virtual performance called I’ll be Here Tomorrow: The Life of Jerry Hermanhonoring the TonyAward-Winning Broadway composer who passed away December 2019. Senior Ryan Sammonds explains that “the concept of this revue is to honor Jerry Herman who was a great alumni of the school, and we put together a compilation of his greatest songs that really link up with the social climate of today and what’s happened in the world.” Upon asking Sammonds on how rehearsals were during Zoom, he elaborated on how it was peculiar “doing all of our rehearsals over zoom, especially when we were doing numbers with more than one person. Were there hiccups? Yeah, but there’s hiccups everywhere across campus, the city, and the country right now. Given the circumstances I feel like I gave the best performance that I could, and I know my classmates feel the same way as I do.”

VIRTUAL TALENT Jenna Hochkammer, junior, in a still from Shakespeare 2020, performed remotely via Zoom. Directed by Jessica Bashline and Jennifer Burke. Photo by Jessica Bashline

AND ACTION Sophomore Jenna Robinson, faculty member Burton Tedesco, and sophomore Leonardo Espinosa record their rendition of Every(One), conceived and created by the sophomore BFA Musical Theatre students, directed by Burton Tedesco. Art Direction by Arnold Bueso and costumes by Michiko Kitayama-Skinner. Photo by Arnold Bueso

ACTING UP Junior Kate Reilly

and Senior Zye Reid perform for the recording of We The People, conceived and created by the cast, directed by Maha McCain. Art Direction by Arnold Bueso, costumes by Michiko Kitayama-Skinner. Photo by Arnold



Junior Kate Reilly, Sophomore Heide Grace Engerman, Senior Mia McClain and Junior Chloe Friedman, taken during the performance recording of We The People, conceived and created by the cast and directed by Maha McCain. Art Direction by Arnold Bueso, costumes by Michiko Kitayama-Skinne. Photo by

Arnold Bueso



WITH FUN Students and staff end the year on a high note by celebrating during the annual ‘Canes Carnival

To end the year, the University of Miami hosted its annual ‘Canes Carnival event. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the event was different than it was in the past. In accordance with UM policy, all students were required to wear a mask during the entire event. Social distancing was also required. During this event, students and staff were able to partake in many of the offered activities. These included t-shirt giveaways, terranium making and a carnival game called Jumpin’ Monkeys.

SPECIAL GUEST The university hires a stilt walker to attend ‘Canes Carnival. This special guest walked around the event taking photos with students, while wearing colorful LED lights. Photo by Allie Salvucci

IN GOOD COMPANY A group of students hugs and wait in line together to check in for ‘Canes Carnival. They wait on the sidewalk by the Foote Green. Photo by Allie Salvucci

FUN WITH FRIENDS A group of sophomore friends play the carnival game “Jumpin’ Monkeys.” Photo by Allie Salvucci

SET IT UP Junior members of HP Catherine

Coffenberg and Sasha Nihamin set up t-shirts along the welcome check-inn table before ‘Canes Carnival begins. Photo by Allie Salvucci


Freshmen friends Aida Girmey, Kyle TorrenceJohnson and Charisma Jones stop by a table and pick up succulent plants for their dorms. Photo by

Jackie Abreu

PLANT PARENT Shaliya King, class of 2024, stops by the ‘build your own terranium’ vendor and puts together a plant terranium to hang in her dorm room. Photo by Allie Salvucci

SOCK LOVE At ‘Canes Carnival, junior Ben Afferton runs a sock table and passes them out to students walking around. The socks include the word ‘Miami’ on them. Photo by Allie Salvucci

EVERYONE LOVES HOODIES HP volunteers Reem Alreesh, ‘23, and Amber Dunn, ‘22, get first dibs on the hoodies given out at ‘Canes Carnival.

Photo by Allie Salvucci



At the eye of the storm for a year like no other, was the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which signigicantly shifted campus life

The COVID-19 pandemic took the world by storm. This deadly virus spread across the globe rapidly and changed everyone’s idea of normalcy. The coronavirus caused the world to go into quarantine and if you did go outside, you were forced to wear a mask and stay six-feet away from everyone. This would be the first time in more than 50 years that the United States went into a mandatory quarantine. This quarantine forced all schools, campuses, businesses, and even countries to shut down. The CDC instructed that everyone had to stay in their homes for 90 days. The dangers of the virus lasted until December 2020 when the CDC announced the COVID-19 vaccine. Now, in May 2021 the spread of the deadly virus has slowed and the world is returning to how it once was.

VACCINES Residents of Dade County line up on the beach to recieve their COVID-19 vaccine in hopes of ending the spread of the pandemic. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service


lastingIMPACTS From wristbands to health ambassadors, UM introduced many daily safety measures that became routine for students

SOCIAL DISTANCING INDICATORS Signage across campus indicates the university regulatioins of social distancing, washing hands and wearing a mask on campus. Photo by Jordan Lewis Photo by Jordyn Moncur

TESTING Testing became more frequent as the year progressed resulting in weekly nasal testing for all students and faculty.

STUDENT PUBLIC HEALTH AMBASSADORS Student ambassadors enforce safety guidelines across campus.

MASK MANDATES AND TEMPERATURE CHECKS Masks are required throughout campus and temperature checks are taken by some professors before classes. Photo by German Orellana



“My favorite part of being a PHA is my coworkers: everyone is really pleasant. I took this job because I’m really optimistic about the fall, and want to make sure that the campus re-opening goes as smoothly as possible.”


DAILY SYMPTOM CHECKERS Daily symptom checkers are required to be on campus and wristbands are given after completion of this online task.

Photo Illustration by Michael MacHarg II

Classes and events were all held with Zoom capabilites regardless of the event being virtual or in person for equal access.



CAMPUS The Coral Gables campus revamped in order to comply with new guidelines and protocols for students to have a safe learning experience

WATSCO UM finds new and innovative spaces to have classes including the Watsco Center. Where students would usually be watching a basketball game, professors lead a socially-distant class. Photo by UM Communications

PUBLIC HEALTH AMBASSADORS Students are hired to enforce Covid safety protocols such as mask-wearing and social distancing throughout campus. Photo by UM Communications

PRESIDENT AND PLEXIGLASS President Frenk teaches a class in the Whitten Learning Center with students and professor wiht plexiglassed desks and masked. Photo by UM Communications

SYMPTOM CHECKER Student receives wristband after completing her

daily symptom chekcer. Photo by Alexa Shabinsky

TAILGATING Instead of cheering at Hard Rock Stadium, students celebrate our Hurricane Football Team on the Intermural Fields on campus in designated circles. Photo by Allie Salvucci

SHALALA STUDIES Students study on the second floor of the Shalala Student Center with their mandatory masks and social distancing. Photo by UM Communications

SIGNAGE This Lakeside Village testing sign at the entrance of the testing site is just one of dozens of signs placed around campus to remind students of COVID precautions, how to stay safe, new traffic patterns, and building changes. Photo by UM Communications

SIGNS OF THE TIMES Several signs are placed around campus about covid and its consequences. Photo by Carolina Camus

BREEZEWAY This sign states requirements for Covid-19 safety including social distancing.

CLEVER These covid safety signs are posted outside the Whitten Learning Center.

TOPPEL This sign shows the career center going online for Fall 2020.



SPORTS Sports take a hit in the pandemic, but players continue without an audience and following strict safety protocols

From collegiate to professional sports, coronavirus interrupted many competitive seasons with the University of Miami’s baseball and basketball seasons being cut short in March 2020. Athletes worried about their professional prospects, but the NCAA announced that all collegiate players would recieve another year of eligibility to compensate for the lost season. At the end of summer, sports returned in a different way. While a normal game would be held with a crowd full of fans, there was silence during the NBA play-offs. Fondly named “The Bubble” all players, staff and journalists quarantined in order to play a safe post-season. By the time football season arrived, safety measures were put in place for some fans to return to watching their favorite sports in person, but the student section of the Hard Rock Stadium remained empty as students did not get their annual free tickets for games. A year later, stadiums and arenas are filling up again with rowdy yells and songs slowly getting back to normal.

THE BUBBLE The Miami Heat play in the finals against the Los Angeles Lakers in ESPN’s Wide World of Sports. The NBA playoffs commenced in a bubble with only a virtual audience. Photo

EMPTINESS The Frost Band Of

The Hour plays socially-distanced at the Hard Rock Stadium with few fans in the crowd due to the pandemic. Photo courtesy of UM Athletics


MASK UP Student organizations became creative in mask making.

ALAS The Association of Latin American Students created these masks exclusively for their club. Photo by Giselle Spicer

UMIAMI These ‘U’-themed masks were given to every student who returned to campus in the Fall along with wipes, gloves, and hand sanitizer. Photo by Giselle Spicer

CANES VOTE To encourage voting in the 2020 election, Canes Vote gave away these masks at their tabling events throughout the Fall semester. Photo by Giselle Spicer

CHI OMEGA Instead of their semesterly tshirt, the members of Chi Omega received these branded masks. Photo by Giselle Spicer


The Panhellenic Association sold these masks to sisters of the community to benefit Circle of Sisterhood. Photo by Giselle Spicer

face mask

FASHION Face masks have become a staple in our wardrobes and students are capitalizing on the ability to brand them and keep them fun

Mask Makes With a variety of masks options which are the most protective, fashionable, and comfortable?

CLOTH Cloth masks are resuable and

therefore the most eco-friendly mask we well as the most diverse in patterns.

SMILE Sebastian poses with students while sporting the new mask addition to his Covid-safe uniform. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

SURGICAL Surgical masks are one-time use but are filtered well and most common. They are made in different colors.

N95 N95 masks are the most effective masks, and although not the most fashionable, the best choice to stay safe.

SAFETY Students still show their style while taking safety percautions. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

GATER Although comfortable, gaters are the least efficient masks and should not be used to help prevent the coronavirus. PROTOCOLS Football players must wear a mask to don the Turnover Chian. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

PEACE LOVE CANES Prof. Arthur Simon spreads his motto with a custom mask. Photo by Allie Salvucci


remote LEARNING After given the opportunity to take classes remotely, hundreds of students decided to stay home instead of returning to Miami as the pandemic surged on

I found it very difficult to cope with the change of being in person to being remote in many ways. Being a freshman and never having really experienced university before, I really had to navigate myself around the intensity of the college workload alongside the difficulty of not having the in-person connection with my professors and classmates. The biggest thing that helped me whilst being a remote student was really putting myself out there no matter how uncomfortable or nervous I was. I ended up participating in the RADical Health Program through the OSCI department, which was a life changing experience for me. I was able to connect with students who were going through so many similar things as me and I felt like I was able to build friendships online, which can be a very big struggle. I have continued my involvement with OCSI and hope to become a facilitator for the RADical Health Program this year! I also joined the Kesem family and am so excited to be a camp counselor for Kesem at Home this summer. It has been amazing to meet so many wonderful people and I look forward to seeing what else I will get involved in once I ALEKSANDRA PEEVA am on campus!

In order to focus on my work while at home, I developed a routine for myself that fit around my schedule and helped me really accomplish all my tasks throughout the day with minimal procrastination. For me, one of the best feelings is being able to tick a task off my to-do list, which is the reason why I made sure I always had a planner next to me to keep me on track, especially before finals week! For longterm tasks, I used Notion to organize my time schedule for getting the tasks completed. I found that by keeping my assignments organized and readily available really helped make sure I was getting the most out of each day to reach my goals of getting them completed. I also made an effort to do the things I love doing most in my spare time. I picked up a new hobby of cleaning and have found it very therapeutic on times when I feel down or very stressed out. I also love to cook and to go on walks, so it has been nice to be able to do those whenever I would like to whilst being at home. There have been many challenges with being a remote student, but I found that once I discovered that balance between school and home life, it really did make things go a lot smoother and helped me minimize any stress that I experienced. Although it sounds like I had everything planned out and knew what I was doing, it was a gradual task getting to that point. One of the biggest challenges was discovering what studying habits worked for me. It came as a shock how fast-paced everything seemed to be, and I knew that if I didn’t get a grasp on things, then I would most likely have gotten myself into a big pile of tasks that I just could not tackle. However, it was most definitely a journey to discover what works best for me.

LITTLE HELPER Jordan Lewis cuddles with her cat i bed while taking classs from home. Photo by Jordan Lewis

THE SHOW GOES ON Lindsey Ritter gets excited to watch the virtual Vibestream concert from her home television with friends. Photo by Giselle Spicer

ONLINE Students participate in class from locations all over the world via Zoom, many in the comfort of their homes. Photo by Giselle Spicer

AT HOME Working from home, junior Julie Spicer creates a workspace in her bedroom to stay on task during remote classes. Photo by Julie Spicer



TESTING What started as random screening became mandatory weekly testing for students


tests himself in the Pavia Garage by swabbing five circles in each nostril.Photo nostril. by Maria Jose Flores

MIRRORED Swabbing her nose in the mirror, a student takes her Covid test that will return with results from the lab in about 24 hours. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

PATIENCE Student waits for her test tube labeafter checking in with her name and birthday. Photo by Alexa Shabinsky

PREPARATION Table 11 is set up for students to come self-administer their weekly nasal test for the coronavirus. Photo by Austin Pert

LEAD BY EXAMPLE President Frenk takes a breathalyzer test at Lakeside Village. Photo by UM Communications




Just over 1000 students contracted coronavirus over the course of the academic year whether it was at home, in a hotel, or in student housing relocation

QUARANTINE ON CAMPUS As students who lived on campus tested positive for the coronavirus, they were relocated to hotels or quarantine housing. Junior Amanda Costello, who lived in University Village was placed in Eaton Residential College. “Quarantine definitely wasn’t fun but the school honestly did the best they could,” Costello said. Students were able to choose their meals every day, which were then delivered to them in their isolation rooms. There was also outdoor time every day for those who were quarantined on campus. “We got to see other people that were experiencing the same thing as us and it was funny to watch that as the days went by little friend groups started to form while we were outside,” Costello said. Although no one wants to be in a quarantine situation let alone feeling the symptoms of covid, the university was able to create an environments for students to get better and keep the rest of the school safe. “Overall, I wouldn’t want to go back, but I know my experience could have been much worse and the school really did their best to make students feel comfortable, safe, and cared for,” Costello said.

IN THE Q Quarantine protocols at the University of Miami moving through the height of the pandemic.

Test Positive 14 day Isolation and loss of Cane Card access Contact Traced Get Tested Five Day Quarantine Get Tested Again If negative, out of quarantine If positive or showing symptoms, nine more days of isolation and loss of Cane Card access

DELIVERY Students that were placed in

mandatory quarantine were provided custom meals delivered to their isolation room during their stay. Photo by Ella Caggiano

Symptoms - Fever or chills - Cough - Shortness of breath - Fatigue - Muscle or body aches - Headache - New loss of taste or smell - Sore throat - Congestion or runny nose - Nausea or vomiting - Diarrhea

6 QUARANTINE TIPS FROM A STUDENT Senior Michelle Marino, a very active member on campus, contracted Covid over the New Year and this is how she got better. This is not medical advice. Don’t get Covid. I always tried to stay away from

1.large gatherings during the year, but unfortunately I got it after New Year’s from a family vacation. I had a super mild case, but I now have long Covid. Both vaccines have helped my long Covid by 90%.

If you lose your sense of taste and smell

2.eat spicy food and chocolate because that’s

probably all you can taste. Try and smell strong scents—that’s supposed to make everything come back faster. These symptoms mean you have mild covid which is somewhat positive. Make sure you have an oximeter. This helps

3.monitor your oxygen levels, which is super

important when you have Covid. Normal levels are 96-99. They’re super cheap on Amazon or at any drug store.

The Covid Cocktail: vitamin D3, vitamin C, vitamin B12, and

6.zinc. This will help your body fight the infection. I had mild covid and maybe it was because of this cocktail. I only had a little fatigue, slight headache, and one day of body aches.


Take this time to actually take care of

4.yourself and FaceTime friends often! If you’re quarantined you may not be able to physically be with people, but our phones can connect us in amazing ways.

Vitamin D

Zinc Vitamin C

Do not force yourself to be super active, but ake sure you et so e ste s in ew reasons for this: it’s bad for your lungs when you sit and lay down all day and it may cause pneumonia if there’s a build up of mucus. Getting steps in will help you prevent that and may help to ensure you don’t lose physical stamina when you’re done with Covid.


Vitamin B12


taking the


Miller School of Medicine is a crutial part of the covid vaccine effort As they finish inoculating local volunteers for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial and continue recruiting for a new vaccine trial, doctors at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine are elated by early indications that the Moderna vaccine and another one are extremely effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19. “It’s incredibly exciting,” said Dr. Susanne Doblecki-Lewis, clinical director for the Miller School’s Division of Infectious Diseases and the principal investigator of the Moderna trial. “This shows we can have vaccines for COVID-19 that are highly effective—and hopefully, we’ll have several because they will make an incredible difference in the course of the pandemic.” Last week, Moderna announced that preliminary data shows its two-dose vaccine is 94.5 percent effective in the prevention of symptomatic COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Just days earlier, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced that its vaccine was more than 90 percent effective. If it was not for the willing participants in Greater Miami and elsewhere, Doblecki-Lewis, an associate professor of clinical medicine, said the Moderna vaccine trials would not have generated positive results so quickly. “Our participants should be really proud— without them we would not have this data, and I think we’ll need a lot more volunteers in the future because it’s important that we have multiple vaccine candidates that are tested,” she said. “At this time in the pandemic, volunteering is a really positive thing to do to make sure we have the best possible vaccine and enough of it.” University doctors are now recruiting participants for a one-dose vaccine developed by Janssen, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. They have just a few weeks to wrap up enrollment by the end of the year and hope

to get close to 1,500 participants. “At the moment, the trial is going very well, and the patients we have had so far have very few side effects,” said Dr. Dushyantha Jayaweera, principal investigator for the Janssen trial and a professor of medicine in the infectious disease research unit at the Miller School. All of the vaccines they are testing at the University so far—and most under clinical trials in the U.S.—operate by attacking the disease’s spike protein, which is how COVID-19 enters into the body’s cells and replicates. “When COVID-19 came about, many thought that the spike protein was the best target, but until now we weren’t sure that was the right focus,” Doblecki-Lewis explained. “It turns out that it was a good bet.” Story courtesy of News@TheU by Janette Neuwahl Tannen 11-23-2020

VACCINATION OPTIONS Distinguishing vaccines as the world gets shots to fight against the coronavirus. Photos courtesy of Tribune News Service

INJECTIONS University nurse receives her vaccine as a first responder. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

PFIZER This vaccine was the first vaccine to be authorized for emergency use by the FDA although it is still not approved. Pfizer is a twodose vaccine with a 95% effectivity rate.

VACCINE BEGINNINGS The first dose of the vaccine is administered to Kimar Estes, a nursing leader, at UHealth in December 2020. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

MODERNA Moderna was the second vaccine to be authorized for emergency use by the FDA. WIth an effectivity rate of 94%. Moderna is also a two-dose vaccine. GIVING BACK Miller School of Medicine reaches out to the community to help get locals vaccinated. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

JOHNSON & JOHNSON This Janssen vaccine is a one-dose vaccine on the market with a 72% efficiency rate and was the last to be authorized by the FDA.. This vaccine also differs from Pfizer and Moderna because while the other two utilize mRNA technology, Johnson & Johnson spikes the protein in SARS-2 triggering an immune respose.

OTHER VACCINES Although only three are approved for use in the United States, there are several other vaccines being administered throughout the world such as Sputnik V, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Covidecia, Covaxin, CoviVac, and more.

DELIVERY Vaccine vials are received by the Miller School of Medicine for distribution to the university and surrounding areas. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


miami IMPACT

Miami had one of the worst outbreaks in the country and has reached over half a million cases while mask mandates and curfews were enforced to slow the spread January 20 Marlins Park becomes a covid vaccination site.

August 31 Indoor dining reopens. October 6 Miami-Dade covid relief programs become available.

February 9 Calle Ocho Music Festival cancelled for the second year in a row. March 20 Miami Beach declares State of Emergency and instates an 8 p.m. curfew due to high volume of tourists.

April 12 City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez receives his first vaccine dose.

September 28 City of Miami parks reopen while maintaining the mandatory mask rule.

November 18 The City of Miami receives $8.5million in COVID relief to be distributed through business grants and grocery store gift cards.

April 12 All curfews are repealed in MiamiDade county.

May 4 Miami International Airport begins vaccinating travellers upon request in the airport.

April 14 Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava reports that over 1 million residents are vaccinated

February 26 Publix launches online vaccination appointment reservation system.

florida IMPACT Florida had few protocols and lifestyle changes for its residents during the pandemic, but with a smooth vaccine rollout Floridians are protecting themselves from the coronavirus

August 20 Florida exceeds 10,000 statewide coronavirus related deaths.

September 25 Florida enters phase 3 of reopening allowing bars and restaurants to operate at full capactiy and overrides local ordinances.

September 14 Bars can reopen at 50% capacity throughout the state.

December 1 Florida surpasses 1 million positive covid cases.

February 24 CVS Health begins to distribute covid vaccines as well. December 17 The State of Florida reported 13,148 new cases, largest since July 1

December 3 Residents of nursing homes will be the first October 1 to receive the The statewide coronavirus moratorium on evictions expire. vaccine. Following will be health care workers and people over 65 years old.

January 19 Publix begins carrying the vaccine by appointment for senior citizens.

May 24 10 million Florida residents have received at least one dose of the covid vaccine.

March 15 People over 60 are eligable for vaccination. March 22 People over 50 are eligable for vaccination. March 29: People over 40 are eligable for vaccination.


usa IMPACT The United States had the worst covid impact in the world by more than 3 million cases and 200,000 deaths, but with vaccinations the country is beginning to heal

December 11: The US grants its first emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine to the Pfizer-BioNTech candidate.

August 10: Moderna and the Trump administration negotiate to supply 100 million doses of vaccine to the US. August 19: New COVID-19 cases promisingly start to decline in half of the United States. August 27: The White House announces the purchase of 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests.

September 30: The CDC announces a Cruise Ship No Sail Order, effective until October 31. October 2: U.S. President, Donald J. Trump, and First Lady, Melania Trump, test positive for COVID-19.

October 9: The White House prepares a $1.8 trillion COVID-19 stimulus proposal. October 28: The U.S. government states it will pay for all future COVID-19 vaccines for Americans. November 4: The United States passes 100,000 new daily COVID-19 cases for the first time.

September 3: Virus surges as cases on college campuses exceed 51,000. September 9: The United States announces it will stop screening international arrivals for COVID-19.

10,000,000 November 9: The United States becomes the first country to record 10 million cases.

December 18: United States Vice President Mike Pence and congressional leaders receive doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to prove its safety.

December 21: U.S. Presidentelect Joseph R. Biden receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on live television. December 23: The United States administers its first 1 million COVID-19 vaccines.

December 24: California becomes the the first U.S. state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases.

April 13: Johnson and Johnson distribution is paused after six people contract rare blood clot disorder after innoculation.

December 24: The TSA announces 1.2 million people flew in the United States, a new air travel record for the pandemic. December 29: The United States reports its first case of the new COVID-19 variant in Colorado.

20,000,000 January 1: The United States tops 20 million COVID-19 cases. January 7: The United States hits 4,000 COVID-19 deaths in a day making it the deadliest day of the pandemic to date. January 19: New COVID-19 variants are shown to beat existing vaccines. January 22: New COVID-19 cases decline by 16 percent over two weeks in the US. February 4: Johnson & Johnson asks for the FDA to issue an emergency use authorization for its new COVID-19 vaccine.

February 27: Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine is approved by the FDA and begins shipments.

March 2: Biden addresses the nation stating every American adult can receive the vaccine by the end of May 2021. March 2: Texas and Mississippi lift all COVID-19 restrictions.

April 23: Restriction on Johnson and Johnson vaccine distribution lifted by the CDC and FDA. April 28:28: The The US announces its support of its waiving April US announces intellectual property rights on the COVID-19 support vaccines.. of waiving intellectual property rights on the COVID-19 vaccines for easier access.

May 10: Phizer can now be administered May 10: Phizer can now be to children ages 12 and up. administered to children ages 12 and up, the first for kids. May 13: TheThe CDC eases mandates for fully May 13: CDCmask eases yearvaccinated Americans. long mask mandates for fully vaccinated Americans. May 17: TheThe US pledges 80 million doses of May 17: US pledges 80 million various vaccines to countries in need by end of doses of various vaccines to June. countries in need by end of June.

March 10: Second pandemic relief bill is passed at $1.9 trillion to write $1,400 check to Americans. March 19: Biden surpasses 100 million doses distributed.

30,000,000 March 24:24: The United States topsStates 30 milliontops March The United COVID_19 cases. 30 million COVID_19 cases.

April 6: Vaccine passports are denied by the Biden administration.

February 22: The United States surpasses half a million deaths due to COVID-19.


world IMPACT Although the world has suffered tremendously from the impacts of the coronavirus, vaccines are being distributed around the world to bring the pandemic to an end

September 28: Global COVID-19 deaths surpass September 28: Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 1 million. September 30: Johnson & Johnson announces it September 30: Johnson & will give 500 million vaccine doses to developing Johnson announces it will give countries. 500 million vaccine doses to developing countries.

August 11: Russia is the first country to approve a vaccine they named “Sputnik V”, but the rest of the world has safety concerns.

August 24:24: HongHong Kong reports thereports first reinfection August Kong the first reinfection of COVID-19.

October 9: Spain declaresdeclares state of emergency October 9: Spain state of emergency after Madrid outbreak.


50,000,000 November 8: 50 millions cases of COVID-19 have November 8: 50 millions cases of been reported globally. COVID-19 reported globally.

November 9: Brazil suspendssuspends SinoVac trials due November 9: Brazil to death of volunteer unrelated to the vaccine. SinoVac trials due to death of volunteer unrelated to the vaccine.

October 19: 40 million cases of COVID-19 reported globally.

October 28: 28: The World Organization October TheHealth World Health reports 3 million new cases in one week. Organization reports 3 million new cases in one week.

September 2: China resumes international September 2: China resumesflights to and from Beijing. international flights to and from Beijing after outbreak.

December 8: The discovers a new, more a December 8:UKThe UK discovers contagious COVID-19 variant. new, more contagious COVID-19 variant.

September 4: New first COVID-19 September 4:Zealand New has Zealand related death in 3 months reports first COVID-19 related death in 3 months.

December 18: South reports new COVID-19 December 18: Africa South Africa variant that affects younger people. reports new COVID-19 variant that affects younger people.

October 29: 29: Europe is declared epicenter ofthe October Europe isthe declared September 8: AstraZeneca pauses vaccine trials September 8: AstraZeneca pauses the pandemic by the World Health Orgnaization. after one volunteer becomes sick. epicenter of the pandemic by the vaccine trials after one volunteer World Health Orgnaization. becomes sick.

100,000,000 January 27: 100 million cases of COVID-19 reported globally.

February 3: UNICEF partners with India’s Serum February 3: UNICEF partners with Institute to produce 1.1 billion doses for lowIndia’s Serum Institute to produce income countries 1.1 billion doses for low-income countries across the world.

April 4:4: TheThe European Medicines Agency finds April European that rare bloodclotting is linked to AstraZeneca Medicines Agency finds that vaccine. rare bloodclotting is linked to AstraZeneca vaccine.

December 21: The European Union approves the Phizer vaccine.

December 22: Taiwan breaks the longest Covid-free period of 8 months with a domestic transmission December 23: Antarctica reports it’s first case of December 23: Antarctica reports

it’s first case of COVID-19.

80,000,000 December 26: 80 million of COVID-19 December 26: 80cases million caseshave of been reported globally. COVID-19 reported globally.

December 30: The approves December 30:United TheKingdom United AstraZeneca vaccine and China approves Kingdom approves AstraZeneca Sinopharm vaccine for general use. vaccine and China approves Sinopharm vaccine for general use. January 1: The Organization January 1: World The Health World Health grants emergency approval for developing countries to Organization grants emergency receive Phizer vaccines. approval for developing countries to receive Phizer vaccines.

February 14: The Olympic February 14:Intermational The Intermational Committee announces that athletes will not be Olympic Committee announces required to be vaccinated for Tokyo Games. that athletes will not be required to be vaccinated for Tokyo Games.

February 24: Ghana is the firstis country February 24: Ghana the to get vaccines from COVAX, a World Health first country to get vaccines Organization vaccination initiative. from COVAX, a World Health Organization vaccination initiative.

April 8:8: COVAX deliveries reach 100 countries April COVAX deliveries reach with 38 million doses of various vaccines. 100 countries with 38 million doses of various vaccines.

May 10: TheThe WorldWorld Health Organization May 10: Health classifies variant spreading through India as the Delta Organization classifies new, variant. stronger variant spreading through India as the Delta variant.

March 20:20: Japan announces that no overseas March Japan announces that attendees will be permitted at the Olympic no overseas attendees will be Games. permitted at the Olympic Games.

March 22:22: The United Kingdom bans all travel March The United Kingdom from outside the nation to slow the spread. bans all travel from outside the nation to slow the spread.

May 19: TheThe European Union opens its borders to May 19: European Union vaccinated Americans. votes to open its borders to vaccinated Americans.

January 16: 16: GlobalGlobal COVID-19COVID-19 deaths surpass 2 January deaths surpass 2 million.


August 17 & August 24

Hybrid Begins

As the hybrid semester starts, we welcome a new Chief Medical Officer in charge of handling the pandemic and detect the first four positive cases AUGUST 17

University of Miami’s first all-female student government executive board starts their first week in office. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

AUGUST 27 Random testing begins on campus. Students receive text messages at random to take a COVID test.

AUGUST 18 Dr. Roy Weiss, the chair of Medicine at the Miller School of Medicine is appointed as the UM’s Chief Medical Officer for COVID-19.

AUGUST 21 Class of 2024 receive their white coats. Photo courtesy of UM Communications AUGUST 24


Coronavirus dashboard goes live keeping track of testing, positivie cases, and hospitalizations at coroniavirus.miami. edu/dashboard.

79 New Campus Cases

AUGUST 21 Four students in Hecht Residential College test positive. The remaining 51 students living on floors 7 and 8 are required to quarantine. Photo courtesy of UM Communications Office of Classroom Management launches program for vacant classroom spaces to be used as study rooms. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

79 6,679 186 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week


Students arrive back on campus for the first day of hybrid schooling. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

104 New Campus Cases

183 4,573 160 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF AUG 17 & AUG 24 129

August 31 & September 7

Tailgate Takeoff

Football starts without a crowd while students tailgate socially-distanced at watch parties hosted by Category 5 and Market Wednesdays start back up with limitations

SEPTEMBER 4 President Frenk announces that students will not be permitted at the first two football games. Photo by Stephanie Mosberg

SEPTEMBER 11 9/11 attacks are commemorated on the 19th anniversary. Photo courtesy of UM Communications SEPTEMBER 2 Parking colors are lifted for the rest of the school year excepting the red and purple lots.

SEPTEMBER 14 University announces uptick in cases of nonresidential students after Labour Day weekend.

SEPTEMBER 10 Category 5 hosts pregame for the first football game of the season in lieu of stadium attendance. Photo by Allie Sulvacci

49 New Campus Cases

232 4,804 252 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

SEPTEMBER 9 Wednesday Market reopens with protocols, limited vendors and number of people in the area at a time. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


337 2,723 225

New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF AUG 31 & SEP 7 131

September 14 & 21

COVID Safety Mandatory COVID testing is put in place, CaneCard swipe protocols are enforced and flu shots become required university-wide

SEPTEMBER 16 Change in spring semester schedule announced with classses starting on January 25 with two Wellness Wednesdays. Photo courtesy of UM Communications SEPTEMBER 14 Mandatory

biweekly testing starts for all students until the end of the semester. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

SEPTEMBER 16 Presideont Frenk announces that every student will be required to get the flu vaccine Photo courtesy of UM Communications

83 New Campus Cases

420 2,295 175 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week


Public Health Ambassadors have a meet and greet at the Lakeside Patio. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


Miami vs FSU gameday has watch party hosted by Cateogory 5. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


students must swipe their CaneCard to have access to any buildings on campus.

27 New Campus Cases

447 2,545 176 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF SEP 14 & SEP 21 133

September 28 & October 5

Vaccine Progress Political leaders including Vice President Mike Pence visit to learn about vaccine trials while Canes Night Live hosts Miami Madness and Canes Vote hosts a watch party for the Vice Presidential Debate OCTOBER 2 Florida goes into Phase 3 but the university cautions students to remain vigilent. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

OCTOBER 2 Flu shots available for students in Pavia Garage. Photo courtesy of Student Health

SEPTEMBER 28 Vice President Pence visits the Miller School of Medicine starts Phase 3 of clinical trials for their COVID-19 vaccine. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

SEPTEMBER 28 Non-residential students start testing on campus at Pavia Garage rather than taking PIxelLab at home tests and sending them off themselves. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

25 New Campus Cases

OCTOBER 8 Health secretary Alex Azar addresses Herbet Business School virtually in Leader Lecture series. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

472 2,779 109 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

OCTOBER 9 Canes Night Live presents Miami Madness event on the Foote Green. Photo courtesy of Hurricane Productions

OCTOBER 7 Get Out The Vote and the Bulter Center host Vice Presidential Debate watch party on the Foote Green. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

29 New Campus Cases

OCTOBER 7 Outdoor Adventure’s climbing wall opens to students in the Lakeside Village after Covid delayed the original opening. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

501 2,913 105 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF SEP 28 & OCT 5 135

October 12 & 19

Celebrations in COVID Students try to maintain a normal experience through Canes Spirit Week and livestreamed concerts


Movie night during spirit week at the new Lakeside Village beach featured “movie title’. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

67 New Campus Cases

568 3,236 101 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week


OCTOBER 16 Students recess

Canes spirit week kicks off with opening celebration on the Lakeside Patio. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

for a shortened Fall Break and are encouraged not to travel by the university and slow the spread.

OCTOBER 23 The Homecoming Execitive Board and Alumni Association host an in-home homecoming displayed virtually for alumni including a pep rally.

OCTOBER 20 Spirit week, as a substitution for Homecoming included in-person painting of the ‘U’. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

OCTOBER 18 Frost Band in the Age of Covid-19 virtual event was streamed for free. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

94 New Campus Cases

662 3,588 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

72 Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF OCT 12 & OCT 19 137

October 26 & November 2

Tensions Rise

Halloween brings the Rocky Horror Picture Show to the Lakeside Patio and takes students to Key West resulting in an increase of cases

OCTOBER 27 Students living on campus start to get tested for COVID-19 through breath analysis, a new form of rapid testing. Photo courtesy of UM Communications OCTOBER 30 Hundreds of maskless students attend Halloween weekend events in Key West contrubuting to a large spike in positive cases for the university upon their return. Photo courtesy of The Miami Hurricane OCTOBER 30 The university warns students to be safe for Halloween and Election Day as crowds gather for both occasions. NOVEMBER 2 Positive cases skyrocket among students after Halloween weekend as infection spreads across campus.

57 New Campus Cases

719 4,067 50 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

OCTOBER 31 The Rocky Horror Picture Show is presented on the Lakeside Patio instead of the Cosford Cinema despite rain delays. Photo courtesy of Hurricane Productions NOVEMBER 3 Get Out the Vote

encourages students to vote on Election Day with giveaways. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


861 7,547

New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

21 Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF OCT 26 & NOV 2 139

November 9 & 16

Coming Together As the fall semester comes to a close, tropical storm Eta threatens Miami and the school comes together for the Multicultural Student Association’s diversity week including a Black Lives Matter rally

NOVEMBER 19 United Black Students and the Black Student Athlete Alliance host Black Lives Matter rally socially distanced on the Foote Green. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

234 1,095 7,208 26 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

NOVEMBER 9 Tropical Storm Eta pushes classes online. Photo courtesy of UM Communications NOVEMBER 20 Students head home for Thanksgiving and

finish the semster virtually to limit travel. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

NOVEMBER 12 Hurricane Productions Concerts presents Vibestream, a virtual

performace by Bryce Vine, as an alternative to their annual Homecoming concert after being rescheduled due to the incoming tropical storm. Photo by Giselle Spicer

NOVEMBER 16 The Multicultural Student Association presents diversity week as students gather for the Diverse U movie screening. Photo courtesy of MSA

274 1,369 12,299 64 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF NOV 9 & NOV 16 141

November 23 & 30

Bounce Back Men’s and women’s basketball start their seasons just after Thanksgiving while the Miller School of Medicine sees exciting results from vaccine trials

NOVEMBER 29 Men’s Basketball wins its first game back on the court in 263 days due to COVID-19. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

75 1,444 12,713 68 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

NOVEMBER 24 Miller School of Medicine report positive

results from vaccine trials including Johnson & Johnson in early stages. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

NOVEMBER 29 The Women’s Basketball Team defeats Northern Florida in their first game since the pandemic hit after a postponement of their season opener. DECEMBER 1

President Frenk announces that inperson graduations for Spring and Fall 2020 graduates will be held virtually instead of Hard Rock Stadium due to coronavirus safety.

NOVEMBER 26 The University of Miami celebrates Thanksgiving after students go home for the semester and virtual finals. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

NOVEMBER 26 Frost’s Dean Shelley Berg and University of Miami students participate in Nurse Heroes Live! for front line workers on Thanksgivig Day. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

50 1,494 15,394 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

DECEMBER 2 Signups for remote learning go live for students who wish to stay home for another semester.

79 Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF NOV 23 & NOV 30 143

December 7 & 14

First Vaccine Doses

First vaccines are distributed to health care workers and fall commencement is hosted virtually

DECEMBER 10 FDA authorizes use of Phzier vaccines as the first vaccine to be put into prodcution. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

DECEMBER 11 Deadline for flu shot requirement for faculty. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

DECEMBER 15 Health care workers start receiving vaccines. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

27 New Campus Cases

1,521 14,807 68 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

DECEMBER 10 Fall commencement is performed virtually for graudating seniors and spring 2020 graduates. Photo courtesy of UM Communications DECEMBER 10 Sebastian attends the outdoor commencement without an audience on the Foote Green. Photo courtesy of UM Communications DECEMBER 15 Faculty can sign up to be in the scheduling system for the COVID vaccine when the school receives doses to distribute. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

30 New Campus Cases



Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

1,551 16,260 85 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF DEC 7 & DEC 14 145

December 21 & 28

Leaving 2020 The Hurricanes play in the Cheez-It Bowl Game and senior citizens become eligable for the vaccine

35 New Campus Cases

1,586 14,189 84 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

DECEMBER 22 Decision to choose whether to be a remote student or oncampus student reaches its deadline.

DECEMBER 23 Florida citizens 65 and older are prioritized to get vaccinated as the general population begins the vaccination process. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service DECEMBER 25 Student celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, and other holidays during winter break after a long semester. DECEMBER 28 Employees begin being scheduled for vaccine appointments through the university after signing up.

DECEMBER 29 The Hurricanes face Oklahoma State in the Cheez-It Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

1.07 1.24 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

19 New Campus Cases

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

1,605 17,428 101 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF DEC 21 & DEC 28 147

January 4 & 11

A National

Break Stem cell research makes a break through for coronavirus vaccines and the Capitol building is stormed by protestors the start off the new year

JANUARY 6 Insurrectionists storm and breech the Capitol Building as a protest of the election of Joe Biden. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service JANUARY 1 Students celebrate rinigng in the 2021 year with friends and famlly across the world.

JANUARY 5 Miller School of Medicine reports successful stem cell treatment for covid. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

59 New Campus Cases

59 20,873 162 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

4.27 4.45 Percentage of MiamiVaccinated Dade County Vaccinated Percentage of Miami-Dade County

50 New Campus Cases

Percentage of Florida Percentage of Florida Vaccinated Vaccinated

109 17,639 182 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF JAN 4 & JAN 11 149

January 18 & 25 Return to Campus Students return to campus with Moonlight Jams after Joe Biden is sworn in as President without an audience

JANUARY 28 Patio Jams and artist Dillboss welcome students back to school with a Moonlight Jams performance that was so successful that it strained covid protocols. Photo courtesy of Patio Jams

JANUARY 18 UM’s Ivan Ceballos; Tiffani Idol; Patricia A. Whitely President Julio Frenk; and James Smart welcome new students. Photo courtesy of UM Communications JANUARY 20 Joe Biden is

inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States without an audience. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service


210 14,555 135

New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

JANUARY 25 Students and faculty return to campus after Winter Break and classes resume for the spring semester with the same Covid protocols as the fall. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

JANUARY 22 All students are required to return to campus with a negative covid test that was turned into the university. JANUARY 25 The university hosts a town hall discussing the rollout of the vaccine for the UM community.

JANUARY 28 Students getting tested will begin to receive test results from the Florida Department of Health as well as the univerisity.

6.45 8.15 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated


328 13,319 144

New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF JAN 18 & JAN 25 151

February 1 & 8

Taking a Pause The Lunar New Year starts with the Tampa Bay Bucaneers winning the Super Bowl at home and increased cases bring school activities to a halt due to super-spreader parties

FEBRUARY 12 The Asian American Student Association executive board celebrates Lunar New Year, the year of the Ox Photo courtesy of AASA.

391 New Campus Cases

719 11,481 137 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

FEBRUARY 10 Tampa Bay hosts major boat parade for the Bucaneers after an at-home Super Bowl win with players and fans alike taking to the water to celebrate. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

FEBRUARY 12 Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks with

Miller School of Medicine student. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

FEBRUARY 3 Student Government President Abigail Adeleke encourages students to stay vigilant in helping to stop slow the spread in a school-wide video message. Photo courtesy of University of Miami

FEBRUARY 5 All student activities are suspended for 10 days while COVID cases rise due to Greek parties. Photo courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

FEBRUARY 5 The Black Awareness Month Kickoff Cookout gets cancelled after the rise in cases and suspension of student activities.

8.52 11.45 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated


857 10,370 159

New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF FEB 1 & FEB 8 153

February 15 & 22

Variants and Events Miller School of Medicine detects a covid variant in local hosptials while the event suspension is lifted and students participate in outdoor activities

28 New Campus Cases

885 8,294 120 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

FEBRUARY 16 President Frenk announces that student activities may resume on campus. FEBRUARY 18 Lakeside Village and University

Village residents start twice-weekly breathalyzer Coivd testing which gives results after 10 minutes.

FEBRUARY 26 Miller School of Medicine research team reveal the prevelance of UK and Brazilian vairants in positive cases at local hospitals. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

FEBRUARY 20 The Butler Center and the United Black Students host the BAM Day of Service creating care packages for front line workers. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

FEBRUARY 22 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion module is due for all students.


Rathskeller Advisory Board hosts Plants at the Plaza event on the Rock for students as a midweek study break giving away air plants. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

27 New Campus Cases

11.84 14.95 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

912 8,452 139 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF FEB 15 & FEB 22 155

March 1 & 8

Focusing on Wellness Students participate in Wellness Wednesday on the Foote Green as spring breakers start to flock to Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale causing covid chaos

MARCH 12 Hurricane Production’s Rathskeller Advisory Board hosts canvases and cookies painting event. Photo courtesy of Hurricane Productions

MARCH 3 Vice President Pat Whitely distributes pancakes for her Pancakes with Pat traditional event. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

MARCH 3 Students enjoy food trucks provided for Wellness Wednesday on the Foote Green. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

43 New Campus Cases

955 4,703 129 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

MARCH 4 College students walk the streets of Fort Lauderdale without masks on after travelling from universities around the country for spring break. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service MARCH 1 The one-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine is given the greenlight by the FDA and begins rollout becoming the third vaccine on the market and the first that only requires one dose.

MARCH 12 One year to date since the first coronavirus case was reported in

Miami-Dade County as the pandemic reached the United States.

19.05 20.41 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

50 1,034 7,421 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

95 Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF MAR 1 & MAR 8 157

March 15 & 22

Vacation Vibes The first Frost Music Fest and Commuter week succeed while Miami Beach continues to struggle with containing spring breakers and enforces a curfew

MARCH 20 Frost Music Fest is first live performance since COVID presented on the Intramural Fields presented by the Frost School of Music students. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

MARCH 18 Spring breakers descend on Miami Beach invoking a curfew by the city of Miami in attempt to slow the spread of covid. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service MARCH 26 President Frenk annouces in-person semester for fall. MARCH 27 After the discriminatory shooting in Atlanta, the Asian American Student Association and Filipino Student Association present Culture Showcase for a Change. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

51 New Campus Cases

1,085 7,452 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

65 Miami Deaths This Week

25.89 27.21 MARCH 26 Orientation and Commuter students kickoff Commuter week with Hey Commuters tshirt giveaway. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

110 1,195 7,985 86 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF MAR 15 & MAR 22 159

March 29 & April 5

Curating Our Culture Students celebrate Black Awareness Month and International week while the first DJ festival is presented

137 1,332 8,682 103 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

APRIL 5 The state of Florida expands eligability vaccine eligbility to anyone over the age of 18, which includes college students. APRIL 7 The University of Miami annouces that vaccines will start being available via UHealth starting Monday April 12. APRIL 7 The Council of International Students and Organizations host International week highlighting Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Photo courtesy of COISO

APRIL 2 The United Black Students close out their Black Awareness Month festivities. Photo courtesy of United Black Students

APRIL 10 DJ club EQ Collective presents music festival on the Green for students. Photo courtesy of EQ Collective

34.72 35.02 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

96 1,428 9,634 64 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF MAR 29 & APR 5 161

April 12 & 19

Nearing the End The second Wellness Wednesday gives students a break, a new student body president is elected and the J&J vaccine gives a scare

APRIL 14 Students unwind on Wellness Wednesday on the Green. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

APRIL 22 The annual Hug the Lake event hosted by the Butler Center occurs differently due to covid

regulations. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

45 New Campus Cases

APRIL 13 New Student Government President-Elect, Landon Coles, is inaugurated. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

1,473 10,015 65 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

APRIL 12 The Univeristy of Miami receives vaccines to distribute among students and employees and students are told to sign up for their appointments trhough CaneLink. Photo courtesy of UM Communications APRIL 14 Johnson and Johnson stop being administered across the country due to discovery of rare blood clot condition in six vaccine recipients. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service

42.94 41.33 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

65 New Campus Cases

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

1,538 7,992 68 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF APR 12 & APR 19 163

April 26 & May 3

Last Week of Classes Canes Carnival marks the last day of classes for the school year and students start looking toward finals as we continue to march through the pandemic

APRIL 29 Hurricane Productions invites Cody Ko, YouTube comedian, for a virtual Q&A and comedy show hosted on the Lakeside Patio. Photo courtesy of Hurricane Productions

APRIL 27 University annouces limited numnber of Johnson & Johnson vaccines and offer appointment for students who are not vaccinated. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

MAY 5 Final exams commence as students spend their last week on campus. Photo courtesy of UM Communications MAY 4 Virtual townhall meeting discusses misinformation, facts, and questions about the coronavirus vaccines.

APRIL 27 Student leader and administration Covid-19 memorial for the lives lost due to the pandemic on the Foote Green. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

52 1,590 6,640 70 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

APRIL 30 Canes Carnival gets underway with caricatures and Patio Jams on the last day of school. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

APRIL 30 HP Concerts presents Virtual Concert by Louis the Child, Carnival games, and giveaways. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

APRIL 30 Hurricane Productions staff prepare for the second half of the

Canes Carnival extravaganza on the Foote Green with festival games and a concert. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

APRIL 30 Students attend their last day of classes and prepare for finals.

48.96 44.98 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

14 1,604 5,199 70 New Campus Cases

Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF APR 26 & MAY 3 165

MAY 14 The class of 2021 graduates at the first in-person graduation since the pandemic. Hosted at Hard Rock Stadium, graduations were soically distanced and masks were required for guests and graduates. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

May 10 & 19 Commencement Seniors graduate at the Hard Rock Stadium after finals and a gas crisis hits the east coast

6 New Campus Cases

1,610 4,404 52 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Miami Deaths This Week

MAY 10 Continued studying for final exams is conducted in Richter Library as some final exams are held in-person. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

MAY 13 The Colonial Pipeline is hacked and ransomed resulting in a widespread gas shortage across the Eastern United States of which distribution was cut off. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service MAY 19 Final grades are released to students officially ending the school year.

54.59 48.72 Percentage of MiamiDade County Vaccinated

4 New Campus Cases

1,614 3,654 Cumulative Campus Cases

Miami Cases This Week

Percentage of Florida Vaccinated

67 Miami Deaths This Week

WEEKS OF MAY 10 & MAY 17 167

95 Years Over the last 95 years, the Ibis Yearbook captured all of the University of Miami’s biggest moments. 95 years ago, the year was 1926. U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan announces his idea for a “Pan American University” in Miami, he is credited with the conception of the plan for the University of Miami. In 1926, just weeks before the start of the first ever school year a devastating hurricane named the “Great Miami Hurricane” strikes from Sept 17 - 18. However, the entrance of the first 372 students still occurred on time on Oct 15. By 1961, the first doctoral degrees are awarded by the University. In the same year the Board of Trustees remove all racial barriers to admission, allowing the first Black students to attend the University. Hundreds of events have taken place over the last 95 years, making the way for hundreds of more.

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The original charter adopted on April 5 states the University is created for “unique opportunities to develop inter-American studies, to further creative work in the arts and letters, and to conduct teaching and research programs in tropical studies.” The original university was a white-coeducational institution.

U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan announces idea for a “Pan American University” in Miami, and is credited with the conception of the University of Miami.

1927 The ibis

is made Miami’s unofficial mascot by Nathan Duncan after the student body chose the yearbook’s name to be Ibis. Icky the Ibis is born.

George E. Merrick donates 160 acres of land on which the University stands, giving him credit as the founder of the University.

1926 Just weeks before the start of the first ever school year a devastating hurricane named the “Great Miami Hurricane” strikes from Sept 17 - 18. However, the entrance of the first 372 students still occurred on time on Oct 15.

The First student assembly is called. The first campus groundbreaking occurs as construction begins. The first tapping class of what would become the Iron Arrow is inducted.

Bowman Foster Ashe is named the 1st President of the University of Miami.

The first football team ends the year undefeated after beating Rollins College 7-0.


The Hurricane Football team faces off against the University of Havana.

Bertha Foster founds the School of Music.

First Ibis Yearbook is distributed.




The first UM Radio Station is formed, leading the way for what would become WVUM 90.5FM in 1968. First Graduation Ceremony held.

The 1926 hurricane forced the University to host courses in the Anastasia hotel, earning the nickname “cardboard college.”

UM Engineering students build their own fully functional airplane.


The football stadium opens, seating more than 15,000. It is opened for the Orange Bowl on New Year’s Day. The Hurricanes lose the inaugural game to the Bucknell Bison (26-0).


The first full-fledged homecoming celebration occurs.


1928 The University officially adds the School of Law. The first hispanic student was admitted. Richard Veranes was also the first Cuban student to attend.

The University files for bankruptcy after the economy worsens. President Ashe keeps the school afloat after making payments out of personal accounts and borrowing against his personal investments. Students go door to door to collect money.

UM students and 500,000 other collegiates in a nationwide peace strike against war in response to the passing of an increase to the largest peace-time military budget in U.S. History.


Land on Elliot Key is donated, leading to the first plans for a tropical sciences research laboratory.

1929 The first issue of the Miami Hurricane Newspaper is distributed on campus under the original name The University News. UM Opens the Business School and the School of Education. Founding member William E. Walsh and others resign from the Board of Regents due to the collapse of the economy.

As classes continue to be held in the Anastasia building, the stock market crash ends the South Florida land boom and the University loses $15 million in pledges. Students go door to door to collect funds.

Dorothy B. Miller becomes the first professional librarian and the University Library surpasses 7,500 volumes.


The Hurricanes Football Team lose to the University of Georgia Bulldogs (26-0) in the dedication game for the new Rodney Burdine Orange Bowl Stadium which holds 23,000.

Prohibition ends, allowing for the legal sale of alcohol nationwide, national celebrations erupt.


The school marching band makes its first appearance.



Marine Zoology class becomes the first to be photographed underwater while collecting samples off Cape Florida.

World War II breaks out in Europe.

The UM Football team defeated the University of Florida Gators for the first time (19-7).

The San Sebastian Building is purchased and used for administrative offices and as a women’s dorm.

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The Institute of Marine Sciences was formed, the precursor to the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.


1946 The Merrick Building is rededicated and named for Solomon Merrick, father of George Merrick, the founder of Coral Gables.

The Board of Trustees formally open the Marine Laboratory.


The Graduate School is created.

The polo team wins the second of four consecutive national championships.

Tennis champions Pancho Segura and Gardnar Mulloy win their third titles.

U.S. Army and Naval Air Corps navigation students, gather for deployment at the Anastasia building following the GI bill.

An Honorary Doctor of Law awarded to Winston Churchill at a convocation held at Orange Bowl.


South campus classes begin. The former south campus in the Kendall area, for freshman opened. Students nicknamed it “the University n the Boondocks.”


The polo team wins the third of four consecutive national championships.

The polo team wins the first of four consecutive national championships.

Tempo, a student produced magazine, began publication with in-depth features and photo essays on university life.


The Duke of Windsor Edward VIII visits campus to inspect the pilot candidates of the training program offered by UM and Pan American Airways starting in 1940 to train Army Air Corps and RAF cadets.

To raise funds the soil from Lake Osceola excavation sold to Miami for the Rickenbacker Causeway.


All social events are cancelled due to war efforts. Defense courses are offered and sororities are required to enroll all members in Red Cross courses.

John J. Koubek donates his home to the university, which would later become the Koubek Center for Cuban Heritage.

The first color photograph appears in the Ibis Yearbook of President Ashe.


The administration signs a land lease from Dade County to house the Marine Institute on Virginia Key. The location of the current RSMAS campus.

As the war raged on, the classification of Seniors became cloudy, and only 48 students graduated in the Spring.

President Ashe announces plans for Main Campus on original site where Merrick Building skeleton still stood.

After 22 years of construction, the Merrick building is completed, becoming the first permanent building. The law school and library move from North Campus to the building.

All-Star Athlete Whitey Campbell, known for his role on both the Baseball and Football teams graduates.

School of Engineering is Founded.



The “Suntan U” nickname grows, as the image of theu niversity shifts when the Student Club opens the first student union, a gathering place for students to socialize.

The polo team wins the last of four consecutive national championships.

Memorial Classroom Building dedicated as the first permanent building completed on the Main Campus. The Korean War breaks out and lasts until 1953.

As GIs return home at the end of World War II, Grace Doherty donates the final 245 acre parcel of land to become the permanent campus. Enrollment at the University doubles.

Marching Band is nicknamed "Band of the Hour.” The University of Miami Press prints its first title, “Atlantic Coral Reefs” by F.G. Walton Smith.

The University selects the first official mascot, a 65-pound brown and white boxer dog named Hurricane I. The Ring Theater moves to a tent on the Main Campus; previously housed in coffin tower in Anastasia Building.




The University awards an honorary degree to Marjory Stoneman Douglas a Miami Icon.

The University opens the School of Medicine, the oldest medical school in Florida.



Groundbreaking on the Albert Pick Music Library which would later become the Marta and Austin Weeks Music Library.

Former President Bowman Foster Ashe dies unexpectedly, one month after retiring as President of the University.

Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery dedicated, replacing University of Miami Art Gallery which opened in 1950 in the Merrick Building as the first art museum in the community.

Groundbreaking for Ashe Administration Building.

Broadway legend Jerry Herman graduates from the University of Miami Theatre Program.

The University’s Honors program is established.


Following scandals on the Football field the NCAA puts the University on probation, barring us from bowl games for three years. First building for the School of Law constructed on the Main Campus it is funded primarily by Baron de Hirsch Meyer.


Jay F.W. Pearson becomes the 2nd President of the University of Miami, following the retirement of President Ashe.

The Ibis Yearbook, Miami Hurricane Newspaper, and Tempo magazine are honored with the only triple AllAmerican in the U.S.

The Daniel J. Mahoney and Jay F.W. Pearson dormitories open their doors for the first time.


Local bookstore Book Horizons opens on U.S. 1. Dade County offered a lease of 6.38 acres of land on Bear Cut to the University provided construction of the first building for the Marine laboratory.


The University gained more recognition and began campus construction. Opening three religious houses including the Hillel House and the Wesley Foundation.

Anotonio Ferré Building constructed and used for Graduate School faculty offices and student study carrels. Groundbreaking for new library building occurs, as growing student body demonstrates need for expansion. President Pearson forms the short-lived University College a two-year program designed to compete with junior colleges. The funding from this project is used to create the Leanding and Instructional Resources Center. Now known as the Camner Center for Academic Resources.

UM Students competed in the CBS “College Bowl” quiz show.

Medical Research Building completed; first building constructed by on Jackson Medical Campus.

J. Neville McArthur, founder of McArthur Dairy, donates $1 million for construction and equipping of Engineering Building.

1950 Al CaraThe Vietnam War breaks out and lasts until 1975.

The new Polio vaccine is distributed on campus.


The Mary B. Merritt Panhellenic building is built and named for the first Dean of women.

The School of Music expanded opening five new sections including the Arnold Volpe Building named for the founder and first conductor of the UM Symphony orchestra.

pella is first UM football player to be named All American.

Jillian S. Eaton hall opened as the need grew for women’s housing.

The Marine campus has its first major expansion.

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1960s 1960


The University M-Book, its oldest pocket-sized resource publishes for the last time after a 35-year run. The M-Book was used to introduce students to UM’s traditions and resources.

After limited engagement with Hurricane I and Icky the Ibis the mascot is rebranded under the new name Joe the Ibis.

The 176-foot R/V John Elliott Pillsbury was commissioned by the Marine Science School.

The science departments work together to host the Science Show Window.



First doctoral degrees awarded by the University.

Shortly after opening, the library is dedicated to Otto G. Richter.

The first University library opens, accommodating 1,800 readers and 585,500 volumes.

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute opens at the School of Medicine.

Arthur A. Ungar Computing Center opens, named in honor of 30-year member of Board of Trustees.

Henry King Stanford becomes the 3rd President of the University of Miami, as President Pearson transitions to the role of Chancellor.

Ron Fraser becomes Head Baseball coach, and is widely regarded as the best in University History.

Former President Jay F.W. Pearson dies, three years after retiring as President of the University.


Civil Rights activist Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gives a lecture at the University of Miami. A year later Harold Long and William Butler take his call to action, and form the United Black Students. Alpha Phi Alpha also became the first Black fraternity at UM.

1967 The Board of Trustees approves a plan for Co-Ed housing. The development plan sets forth multiple new pieces of residential life on campus.


Establishment of the Center for Advanced International Studies.

Institute of Molecular and Cellular Evolution begins to function.

Medical School researchers make major strides toward a malaria vaccine through Spider Monkey research.

UM Student Union rededicated to honor Norman A. “Chink” Whitten, director of the Union for 19 years and creator of Sebastian the Ibis.

1965 The olympic-sized pool is added to the Student Union. Previously swimming classes for the university were hosted offcampus at the Venetian Pool in Coral Gables.

Ray Bellamy, a Black football player signed with the Hurricanes. Making UM the first major college in the Deep South with a Black football player on scholarship. He later becomes the first Black Student Body Present.

In a campus survey 78 percent of student body supports involvement in Vietnam War.

Senator Edward Kennedy visits the University to present a half-million dollar grant to the Mailman Center for Child Development.

Will Allen becomes the first Black fraternity member at the university when he is offered membership by ZBT President Arthur Simon.

James M. Cox, Jr. Science Building constructed; final abandonment of Anastasia Building occurs, and building is demolished. A year after Dr. King speaks on campus, Harold Long and William Butler take his call to action, and form the United Black Students.

1961 The

Board of Trustees remove all racial barriers to admission, the new policies allow the first Black students to attend the University.

First two 12-story dorm towers erected; first known as 960 Buildings as they were designed to house 960 students. These towers now form Stanford Residential college, and the towers are known as Rosborough and Walsh residence halls.



Second 12-story dormitory towers originally known as the ’68 Buildings are constructed and open on campus. These towers now form Hecht Residential college, and the towers are known as McDonald and Pentland residence halls.

The Central Intelligence Agency's covert south campus lease beginning in 1961 ended after Ramparts magazine exposed programs similar to the JMWAVE operation against Fidel Castro's government in Cuba which was ongoing at UM. President Stanford barred the playing of "Dixie" by the band, to improve race relations.

1969 Janis Joplin performs on campus on the IM Fields.

Notable actor Sylvester Stallone leaves the theatre program, to pursue his acting career full-time.

The Jazz program is named one of the top three in the nation.

Following the renaming of RSMAS, the campus expands again.


Students stage protest of war in Vietnam.

Center for Urban and Regional Studies added and the School of Nursing opens.


In June the Institute of Marine Science becomes The School of Marine Science and Atmospheric Science; on Nov. 9, it is renamed the Dorothy H. and Lewis Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS).

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center opens on Jackson Medical Campus.

After heated debate the Rathskeller opens one month and fourteen days late. The community had a generally positive reaction to the idea of serving alcohol on campus. The Coral Gables Commissioner and local residents voiced concerns over an increase in drunk driving in their neighborhood. In order to finance the two-story beer hall, the University allowed the Law School to purchase their own private room where law students could purchase membership for meetings where they could exchange ideas and study.


The positions of Dean of Men and Dean of Women are merged into one position.

George Light gives $100,000 to light the baseball field in honor of his son, Mark, who died at 16 of muscular dystrophy.

1972 Thirty years after joining the university Dr. Walton Smith retires from the Marine Science lab.

Division of Continuing Studies, becomes the School of Continuing Studies. UM issues an honorary degree to former Florida Senator Claude D. Pepper.


Terry William Munz receives a golf scholarship from UM, it is the first female athletic scholarship issued in the nation.

Notable actor Ray Liotta graduates from the University.

The Athletics Departments hosts a Scholarship Roast, President Gerald Ford attends.

UM issues an honorary degree to former Florida Governor Reubin Askew.

UM issues an honorary degree to psychologist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.

UM women’s swimming and diving teams win National Championship. Patricia Ireland the President of the National Organization of Women graduates from the University of Miami.

Howard Schnellenberger named the 15th Head Football Coach of the Hurricanes, and is credited with turning around the program.



1973 U.S. Congressman Burgess Owens graduates from the University.


In the midst of a publication scandal the summer edition of the Miami Hurricane Newspaper and the New Spectator literary magazine are cut.


Henry L. Doherty Marine Science Center was formally dedicated by Commandant Jacques-Yves Cousteau, director of the Institut Oceánographique in Monaco.

Women’s golf wins the national championship.

For the second consecutive year the Women’s Swimming and Diving team win the National Championship.

President Stanford formally severs ties with Iron Arrow; Iron Arrow wins case but pressure to admit women continues.

First Lady Betty Ford speaks at the UM Founders Association dinner.

University of Miami celebrates Golden Anniversary, with the publication of The University of Miami A Golden Anniversary History, 1926-1976.

The University Dedicates the Hecht Athletic Center.

Music icon Gloria Estefan graduates from the University of Miami.

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1980s 1980

Sebastian the Ibis makes his first appearance as the newest mascot. Replacing the original names of Icky and Joe, named after San Sebastian Hall.



Hurricane Football is put on probation by the NCAA for recruitment violations.


The baseball team wins their first College World Series National Championship.


UM Baseball Team wins second College World Series national championship. The 1987 Hurricanes win second football national championship.

School of Communication is created.

Maureen Reagan visits the University to encourage students to vote for her father President Reagan in the 1984 re-election campaign.

Basketball returns as a varsity sport after being dropped in the early 1970s.

Jeff Garlin leaves the University to pursue his comedy career.

U.S. Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar graduates from the University.

Men’s Crew team wins national championship.


Women’s Golf Team wins NCAA national championship.

The Hurricane Baseball team welcomes the world-famous San Diego Chicken mascot to two games. Jimmy Johnson named Head Football Coach, he is credited for championship coaching and recruiting.


President Ashe’s daughter Dorothy Ashe Dunn is the first woman tapped into the Iron Arrow Honor Society. This allows the Honor Society to return to campus.

Vinny Testaverde, wins the Heisman Trophy, the first UM Football player to win the award. Vinny went on to play for the New York Jets in the NFL. Honor Code and Honor Council are established after studentinitiated referendum.

Dennis Erickson is named Head Football Coach, under his leadership the Hurricanes win two National titles. The Volunteer Services Center was founded under the direction of Dr. William R. Butler, Vice President for Student Affairs.

Time magazine names UM as one of nine "nifty" young colleges.


Miami-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas graduates from the Law School. The School of International Studies is established.

960 Buildings rededicated as Henry King Stanford Residential College.


The Miami Maniac makes his first appearance as the official mascot of the Hurricane Baseball team. RSMAS commissions the Science and Administration Building (SLAB) on the Virginia Key campus.

UM wins first football national championship with win over Nebraska in the 1983 50th Annual Orange Bowl Classic. UM establishes first residential college in Southeastern U.S. which was named two years later to honor Florence Ruth Hecht.

World-famous artist Andy Warhol hosts an art exhibition in the on-campus Lowe Art Museum.

In March, Former Dean of the Law School at Washington University in St. Louis Edward Thaddeus Foote II becomes the 4th President of the University of Miami, as President Stanford retires.


Miami Mayor Manny Diaz graduates from the Law School.

In March 1985, the Miami Maniac was "married" to Mrs. Maniac, in a ceremony during a game between the Hurricanes and the Maine Black Bears. The ceremony was conducted by longtime Miami Hurricane announcer Jay Rokeach. Sebastian the Ibis, the was the best man, with notable attendees including the Budweiser Bud Man, McDonald's Grimace, and McGruff the Crime Dog.

U.S. Congressman Joe Garcia graduates from the University.

Sebastian the Ibis is tackled by a group of police officers for attempting to put out Chief Osceola's flaming spear at the Florida State University Football game, but is released before being officially arrested.





Gino Toretta becomes UM’s second Heisman Trophy winner.


The 1989 Hurricanes win third football national championship.

Amy Deem is named Head Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country Coach.

Notable comedic stuntman Steve-O leaves the University without graduating.

Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson graduates from the University of Miami.

Dr. William Butler announces his retirement, in his honor the Student Volunteer Center is renamed the William R. Butler Center for Volunteer Services.



Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera graduates from the University.

All residence halls are rewired with new phone lines and network connection jacks.

1994 The family of Charles Cobb the former chairman of the UM Board, donates Cobb Fountain at the center of Lake Osceola.


University Athletics join the Big East Conference.

The J.L. Knight Physics Building is dedicated.

Notable musician Enrique Iglesias drops out of the University, to pursue his music career.


1992 Hurricane Andrew causes heavy damage on campus, stranding more than 5,000 students on campus. The 1991 Football team beats Nebraska to with fourth football national championship.

Renovation of the Beaumont Cinema, funded by a combination of UM funds, grants and donations; theater renamed Cosford Cinema in honor of Bill Cosford, former Miami Herald critic and UM adjunct professor.

Women’s Crew team wins national championship.

Cobb Stadium for Soccer, Track and Field dedicated

Cane Records is founded, the first University Record Label in the nation.

The newly remodeled Ring Theatre renamed the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre for the UM alum and Broadway legend.

The U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Miami one of the top 10 universities in the world for diversity.

UM Baseball Team wins its third College World Series national championship.


Dr. Patricia Whitley becomes the first Female Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Miami Hurricane, the student newspaper, goes online to bring student work to a larger audience.

The George A. Smathers Wellness Center opens as the new location for student fitness on campus.

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2000s 2000

UM Men’s Basketball team advances to "Sweet 16" of the NCAA Tournament and wins a share of the Big East regular season title.

School of Medicine dedicates Lois Pope LIFE Center; houses the University’s neuroscience research programs and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.


Larry Coker becomes Head Football Coach, oversees the team that is widely regarded as the best in history.

On June 1, Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Edna Shalala becomes the 5th President of the University of Miami, as president Foote retires to become Chancellor.

UM Baseball Team wins its fourth College World Series national championship. Francis L. Wolfson Building dedicated; becomes new home to the School of Communication. On Sept 11, a series of terrorist attacks shake the nation, leading to deep mourning nationwide and on campus sending the U.S. into the ongoing Global War on Terror.



Hurricane Football wins the 2001 national championship, their fifth, after winning the 2002 Rose Bowl.

Hurricane Football defeated the University of Florida Gators (27-10) in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

U.S. Congressman Carlos Curbelo graduates from the University. Patti & Allan Herbert, alumna and benefactors start an endowment to fund free fitness and wellness assessments for university students through the ’Canes Health Assessment and Motivation Program (CHAMP). In recognition of the donation, the bridge to the Herbert Wellness Center was named the Love Bridge.


The School of Music is renamed the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music.

2004 The University hosts the first of three Presidential Election debates between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry. Hurricane Athletics become a part of the Atlantic Cost Conference (ACC).

2006 U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy graduates from the University William Scott Green joins the university as Senior Vice Provost to strengthen undergraduate curriculum.


RSMAS commissions the R/V F.G. Walton Smith.


U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen graduates with a Doctorate degree from the School of Education.


Baseball field renamed Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field. After the Hug the Lake ceremony on Earth Day, President Shalala signs the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment.

Campus wide celebrations take place to celebrate the 50th birthday of Sebastian the Ibis.

Katie Meier becomes Hurricane Women’s Head Basketball Coach. The University Village breaks ground, as a series of townhomes for graduate student housing. The School of Medicine received a $100 million donation from the family of Leonard M. Miller, former president and CEO of Lennar Corporation. The school was renamed the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in his honor.

2008 After 71 years of football, the Orange Bowl is torn down. President Shalala is awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bush.




Mural of Campus History unveiled in the Whitten University Center.

The Donna Shalala Student Center is opened.

CaneLink takes over as the UM's online system.

Patti and Allan gave an $8 million gift to the University for which the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center was named.



Former University of Miami President Henry King Stanford dies.

World-Famous Primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall speaks on campus.

RSMAS commissions their $15 Million high-tech seawater laboratory to study the impact of hurricanes on coastal areas and life sciences. The university broke into the top 50 of the U.S. News & World Report for the first time.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, UM sends their Rosenstiel research vessel to respond to the crisis.

Former President Bill Clinton hosts the Clinton Global Initiative University event at the University.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama visits the University.

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany transfers from the University of Miami School of Law.

The 'U' Statue is revealed on campus.



RSMAS opens the Broad Key Research Station.

The 'U' logo becomes fully adopted by UM for use everywhere.

President Obama visits the University of Miami during his re-election campaign.

UM President Donna Shalala accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for ALS.

2011 Jim Larrañaga is named Hurricane Men’s Head Basketball coach, leading the team to multiple Sweet 16 championships.

Cognates replace the General Education System. UM Alumni Marco Rubio is sworn in as junior Senator from Florida.

Men’s Roller Hockey Team wins national championship.

Lauryn Williams becomes the first ‘Cane to medal in the Summer and Winter Olympic games, and the fifth person to do so ever.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the University.

Hurricane Men’s Basketball in the Sweet 16.

On Aug 16, Former Mexican Secretary of Health and Dean of Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health Julio José Frenk Mora becomes the 6th President of the University of Miami as Donna Shalala resigns to serve as President of the Clinton Foundation.

The Clinton Global Initiative University returns to campus bringing President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and daughter Chelsea Clinton.

Fate Bridge opens, allows mobility for students to cross Lake Osceola.

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2010s 2016

Former University of Miami President Edward T. Foote II dies. The UHealth Lennar Foundation Medical Center is completed on the Coral Gables campus as the new home for Student Health.


The Hurricane Baseball team makes it to the NCAA Regional Baseball tournament for the last time in their 44-years of consecutive appearances.

Miami-based air conditioning company Watsco acquired the naming rights to the University of Miami Convocation Center.

UM hosts the Republican Presidential Debate between Senator Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, and Governor John Kasich.

Hurricanes win the Russell Athletic Bowl, the only Bowl Game win of the decade defeating the University of West Virginia (31-14).

Hurricane Men’s Basketball in the Sweet 16 for the second time in the decade.

Hurricane Irma strikes, results in week-long campus closure. LGBTQ Center for Wellness, Gender, and Sexual Heath opens; it is the first of its kind in the South East.

School of Nursing opens Simulation Hospital. The Hurricanes play in the Orange Bowl for the only time in the decade. Miami loses to Wisconsin (24-34).


Former First Lady Michelle Obama visits the University of Miami on her When We All Vote campaign encouraging college students to register to vote. Head Baseball coach Jim Morris retires, he is replaced by Gino DiMare.

Hurricanes defeat Notre Dame in football (41-8).


Lakeside Village opens to students as the newest student housing facility.

2020s Mark Richt announces his retirement as Head Football Coach, and UM alumni Manny Diaz II, is announced as his replacement.


Vice President Joe Biden visits campus to speak at an It’s On Us campus rally.

Working together with the Moderna, the Miller School of Medicine engages in Operation Warp Speed to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.

2019 The business school is renamed the Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School to honor their lifetime of philanthropy.


Former UM President Donna Shalala becomes US Representative for Florida’s 27th District, including Coral Gables.

Estela PerezSomarriba wins the NCAA Women's Tennis Single's National Championship.

The Coronavirus moves all Spring classes online after Spring Break for the remainder of the semester.

The Fall semester presents students the option of remote online learning or a socially distant return to campus.

The Frost Institute of Chemistry and Molecular Science takes shape with construction set to be completed in 2022. Former UM President Donna Shalala announces her return to the University of Miami as a professor in the Herbert School of Business.

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with nearly 200 programs and majors, academics is at the core of the holistic expereince students have at UM The University of Miami is made up of 17,000 students from around the world, spread across 3 campuses and eleven schools. These schools include the School of Architecture, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Miami Herbert Business School, the School of Communication, the School of Education and Human Development, the College of Engineering, the School of Law, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, the Miller School of Medicine, the Frost School of Music, the School of Nursing and Health Studies and the Graduate School.

OCEAN FRONT The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences allows students studying the ocean direct access for research. Photo by Diana Udel



TRUSTEES Chair- Hilarie Bass Vice ChairWilliam L. Morrison Vice Chair-ElectLaurie S. Silvers Trustees Leonard Abess Betty G. Amos Hilarie Bass Jon Batchelor Fred Berens Tracey P. Berkowitz Marc A. Buoniconti Alfred R. Camner Adam Carlin Wayne E. Chaplin Adriana Cisneros Charles E. Cobb Edward A. Dauer Paul J. DiMare David L. Epstein Richard D. Fain Miguel B. Fernandez Phillip Frost Phillip T. George Rose Ellen Greene Barbara Hecht Havenick Allan M. Herbert Marilyn J. Holifield Manuel Kadre Carolyn B. Lamm1 Marcus Lemonis Jayne Sylvester Malfitano Marilu Marshall1 Jose R. Mas Patricia Menendez-Cambo Stuart A. Miller William L. Morrison Judi Prokop Newman Aaron S. Podhurst Lois Pope Jordan Rhodes Alex E. Rodríguez Steven J. Saiontz Robert E. Sanchez Laurie S. Silvers H. T. Smith, Jr. Jacquelyn R. Soffer E. Roe Stamps, IV Ronald G. Stone Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Ana VeigaMilton Alice S. Vilma Jonathan Vilma

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research and FUNDING Research efforts on the Coral Gables, Rosenstiel School, and Miller School’s campuses during the 2020-2021 year

Zheng Wang, assistant professor of computer science, received a $1.8 million NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award to reconstruct and analyze a superresolution 3D genone structure.

Using computational chemistry, Rajeev Prabhakar, professor of chemistry, and graduate student Vindi M. JayasingheArachchige designed a new molecule that could significantly advance the study and uses of enzymes.

Stephanie Musgrave, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, coauthored a study in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology exploring how chimpanzees in Central Africa’s Congo Basin use specialized tool sets to harvest termites, ants, and honey. The research may offer insight about how technology came to be a defining aspect of human evolution.

NOTABLE MOMENTS The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration selected the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science to host the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, which includes a renewable award of up to $310 million over five years to advance research in weather and climate observations, ecosystem science, and the restoration of marine resources. In a first-of-its-kind study, Department of Psychology researchers found an early behavior marker for autism by studying how 15-month-old babies react when briefly separated from a parent.

Emrah Celik, assistant professor in the College of Engineering, created a new material for aviation that is 80 percent lighter than steel and 50 percent lighter than aluminum.








KARIN WILKINS Dean of School of Communications

The success and organization of the University of Miami is attributed to the talented group of Deans and Administrators that run it

JEFFREY DUERK Executive VP for Academic Affairs and Provost

JULIO FRENK President of the University of Miami

RUDY FERNANDEZ Sr. VP for Public Affairs & Communications, Chief of Staff to the President

GUILLERMO J. PRADO Dean of the Graduate School, VP for Faculty Affairs

CINDY MUNRO Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies

BRANDON ERIC GILLIAND VP and Chief Financial Officer

PATRICIA WHITELY VP for Student Affairs


HENRI FORD Dean of the Miller School of Medicine

DANIEL BERG Interim Dean of the College of Engineering

LAURA KOHN-WOORD Dean of School of Education and Human Development

JOHN QUELCH Dean of Miami Business School

JOSH FRIEDMAN Senior VP for Development and Alumni Relations

ERNIE FERNANDEZ Chief Information Officer and VP of IT

JOHN G. HALLER VP of Enrollment Management

ANTHONY E. VARONA Dean of the Law School

WILLIAM SCOTT GREEN Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education

AILEEN M. UGALDE VP and General Counsel and Secretary of the University

SHELTON G. BERG Dean of the Frost School of Music

RONI AVISSAR Dean of the Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

LEONIDAS G. BACHAS Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

REBECCA MACMILLAN FOX Dean of the Division of Continuing and International Communication

JACQUELINE A. TRAVISANO Chief Operating Officer

JOSEPH J. ECHEVARRIA Interim VP and CEO of UHealth

LESLIE D. ACEITUNO Secretary to the Board

JESSICA BRUMLEY VP of Facilities Operation and PlanningFaculty Affairs

CHARLES ECKMAN Dean of Libraries

RODOLPHE EL-KHOURY Dean of the School of Architecture

MARY HARPER HAGAIN VP for Human Resources


BUILDING the future Students and staff in the School of Architecture work firsthand with some of the newest technology in order to build their knowledge and skills both in and out of the classroom

HELP FROM A PRO Professor Sanches,

architecture professor, assists student Samuel Carter with an in-class project that requires specific measurements. Photo by Danay Morales

WORKING TOGETHER Student Mia Morgan completes an in-class project and architecture staff member Professor Cure oversees the project and helps when necessary. Photo by Danay Morales

LETS REVIEW Students study for final exams by using their class time to go over previous projects done throughout the semester. Photo

courtesy of School of Architecture Instagram

FUTURE OF LEARNING The School of Architecture is known for being technologically advanced. Senior architecture student Morgan O’Brien was able to experience this technology firsthand with a robotic arm. Morgan said that using the robotic arm “gave me a better understanding of what ruled surfaces are and how they can produce shapes that might not seem to be overtly constructed from straight lines; I got more experience using Grasshopper, the programming software we used to develop the script for the robot.” By Carolina Camus



Sam Yates, junior, rehearses in her costume before performing a fall theatre play titled "Tea Party." Photo courtesy of the College of Arts & Sciences

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The College of Arts & Sciences used the COVID-19 pandemic as a way to improve both the in-person and virtual learning modalities offered during the year This past year, the College of Arts within the Arts and Sciences school expertly found a balance between providing their in-person students with valuable learning experiences, while also allowing for remote students to master their craft. To do so, many departments had to reflect on their weaknesses and undergo improvements to better cater to their students

and faculty. “This semester, the Political Science department decided to work on increasing communication. As the communications director, I’ve been able to start up departmental social media platforms and revamp our website” said Carly Payne, a sophomore majoring in political science. This way, political science could keep in touch with students.

RUNNING LINES Theater major students run lines and practice scenes with each other during a theater class.

Photo courtesy of the College of Arts & Sciences


Arriaza submits this photo to the College of Arts & Sciences Student Artwork Schowcase. The piece is called Untitled 2 (Dyptich) and the meduim is digital photo. Photo courtesy of the College of Arts & Sciences

WELCOMING FRESHMEN Student executive members of the College of Arts & Sciences hold an expo on classes offered for incoming freshmen. Photo courtesy of the College of Arts & Sciences



media piece by Charlisa Montrope titled “Where Are You Going?” The dimensions are 38” x 44” and it was created in 2021. Art by Charlisa Montrope

“SHALL WE TALK” Tico Chen’s 40 x 40 paper installation titled “Shall We Talk,” which was created in 2021. Art by Tico Chen

“MAGDA II” Created by using lithograph on paper, Melissa

Tychonievich’s piece titled “Magda II” is 18 x 24, made in 2020.

Photo by Melissa Tychonievich

“THE BLACK WOMAN” A collage and graphic design piece by Bella Bramell titled “The Black Woman,” created in 2020. Art by Bella Bramell


Ceravolo’s oil on paper artwork titled “Grapefruits In Summer.” The dimensions are 48” x 48”

“ESCORPIAO” “Escorpiao” by Giulia Torrico was created in

2021. The piece is made from aluminum wire and is 12 inches long. Art by Giulia Torrico

Art by Talia Ceravolo

“GREEN” In 2020, Skyer Lowden used oil on canvas to create this 18” x 24” piece titled “Green.” Art by Skyler Lowden

“CONTEMPLATION” A piece called “Contemplation” created by using oil on canvas. The artist is Danielle Goldwert, and it was made in 2019. The dimensions are 2 ft x 3 ft. Art by Danielle Goldwert

an artistic DISPLAY

Students with a passion for art, sculpting and photography get to showcase their talents annually at the Student Artwork Showcase. These students create works of art by hand



geology labs in the Cox Science building is a wall of stone that displays different layers of rock and stone. This display demonstrates the natural process of layering in the Earth. Photo by Allie Salvucci


of the UM community uses a science lab to conduct experiments on different chemicals and dyes. Photo courtesy of the

College of Arts & Sciences


in action Though the COVID-19 pandemic affected lives over night, students studying microbiology and other sciences benefited in many ways through classroom learning Students in the sciences had a unique outlook on the spread of the novel coronavirus and its various strains. Many studied the virus and learned more about the nature of pandemics and contagious diseases. Others took the opportunity to study the mental health impacts of the disease, “Through my lab, I’ve been studying patients throughout different stages of lockdown: how many new locations people went, how many hours they spent outdoors, and how this relates to their emotional state via self-reporting,” says Gill Mitchell, a senior at the university studying neuroscience. She maintained a positive outlook: “Even though COVID-19 has presented new challenges in various aspects of

life, it gave me an exciting opportunity to learn about people’s behaviors and how the extreme and abrupt shift in society has affected their mental health.” For students who opted to stay remote, they found that many of their classes were still enjoyable and educational online. “Taking Roger William’s Microbiology lab was an unforgettable experience! He made the transition from in-person to online pretty smooth” remarked Meera Patel, a microbiology major who opted to go remote in the fall semester. The science departments ensured that students who stayed home for health concerns were able to keep connected with the vibrant University of Miami community. ANIMAL STATUES

At the enterance to the Cox Science building, statues of animals such as zebras, deer and gazelles can be seen. Plaques next to the animals describe where the animal is from and inform readers about their history. Photo by Allie Salvucci


Julio Frenk, President of the University of Miami, teaches a course in public health during the fall semester. In the class, he teaches students about public health through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


hard at work

IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL Despite the many changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic in the 2020-2021 year, the Patti and Allan Herbert Business School’s national ranking was still able to climb nine spots The business school’s approach to hybrid learning has been viewed as favorable by many UM students. Shannon Land, a sophomore majoring in marketing, management, and economics, says this about the school’s COVID-19 response. “One of the things I love about being a student in the business school is the endless opportunity to improve yourself. There’s this environment of change that you can feel and see in the students. We all want to grow and challenge ourselves to reach higher and further. The business school hosts so many webinars, even during COVID, that anyone studying any field of business can learn more about their field. Compared to other schools, I believe the business school’s response to COVID has been much more proactive. They want to make sure we’re always present and participating in our online classes, and the professors go out of their way to make it happen.” Professional fraternities like Delta Sigma Pi have continued their recruiting through Zoom, and many other organizations conduct their meetings virtually. TAMID has used the opportunity to bring in a number of guest speakers, specifically TAMID alumni, who do not live in the area and would otherwise be unable to join club meetings. Virtual meetings are not a perfect substitute for typical activities, but offer a safe way for students to socialize outside the classroom. The business school has also hosted numerous virtual seminars on a variety of topics including career-building and women in business. This school year looks quite different for the business school, but the highly-ranked curriculum and resources have been successfully adapted to a hybrid format that is appropriate for students’ physical and mental health.

“The curriculum offered in the Miami Herbert Business School’s MBA program is unlike any other due to its innovative and rigorous approach, which prepares students to become global leaders in business.” -Gaby Lucas, Full-Time MBA Student

TEAM WORK A group of students in the Business School work together in class to solve an assignment. Photo by Margarita Sinko

SAFETY SPACE Students gather while social distancing in their masks when inside the business school. Photo by Margarita Sinko

“At Miami Herbert, I have been able to grow and learn alongside other hardworking professionals from around the world. The network of individuals presented to us goes beyond our program and even the walls of the business school; you really feel a part of the whole University of Miami community.” -Krystine Pereda, Professional MBA Student

FRIENDLY WALK Students walk away from the Business School after the end of a class together. Photo courtesy of the Miami Herbert Business School

“The experience outside the formal classroom is as significant as what takes place within the classroom. Students are given the opportunity to learn from exceptional guest speakers who are prominent business and policy leaders. I’ve learned how to deal with adversity, leadership in times of crisis, failure, and resiliency. It has been an invaluable experience.” -Margarita Sinko, BBA in Finance

“The top-rated professors, intelligent peers and ability to carve your own path offered by the full-time MBA program, is designed to have graduates ready to enter the career force as vibrant leaders.” -Michael Hajjar, Full-Time MBA Student




Patti Herbert played a large role at the ‘U’ for a majority of her life. Being involved on campus before and after she graduated is the reason why she is remembered today On July 27, 2020 a longtime University of Miami alumna and benefactor by the name of Patti Herbert passed away at the age of 84. As a business student in 1954, Patti was very active, even becoming a member of Iota Alpha Pi, the first national sorority for Jewish women. It was also here where she met a fellow student that would become her husband, Allan Herbert. The couple would eventually earn degrees from the business school. Allan, a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1955 and an M.B.A. three years later; and Patti, a Bachelor

of Business Administration with a concentration in finance and marketing in 1957. They were both inducted into the Iron Arrow Society, the highest honor attainable at the University. As longtime philanthropists, the couple has donated more than $100 million in lifetime giving to help transform academics and student life. Her willingness to help others will forever be remembered. Rest in Peace Patti Herbert, your university family will keep your memory alive for years to come.

ALUMNI Even as an alumni, Patti was a huge part of the ‘U’ and she will always be a Miami Hurricane. Photo Courtesy of UM Archives


SAYING GOODBYE The School of Communication classes are taught by a handfull of outstanding professors. Among them is lecturer and professor, Winston Warrior. Not just an excellent lecturer, he is also the Principal Marketing and Business Strategy Consultant of Vintage Consulting & Entertainment; a company that assists clients with overall brand vision and market-specific sale approaches to increase revenue growth. The 2020-2021 academic year was Professor Warriors last at UM. Though he will be missed, his legacy will live on inside of the School of Communication. By Carolina Camus

CANE AT HEART Professor Warrior graduated from the University of Miami. He earned his BBA in International Finance and Marketing, as well as his MBA in Marketing from the university. Photo courtesy of School of Communication


Kayla Davis ‘23 and Savannah Yates ‘23 work on UMTV’s daily show, Newsbreak, which broadcasts bright and early to bring students news about campus and the community of Miami. Photo courtesy of Isabella Morales

COMMUNICATION VIEWS The School of Communication offers students cutting-edge technology, ranging from state-of-the-art computer labs to high-end professional equipment. Photo by Allie



Students studying in the School of Communication credit their professors for their outstanding academic success and achievements The Communication School is home to undergraduates taking on the world of media, information, and content. From the cinematic arts to journalism and media management, students take on a variety of creative pursuits to embrace creative problem solving, research, and storytelling. Classes often infuse new media technology to host “smart” classrooms. Students point to their professors as the source of their

professional growth: “I love the faculty in the communications school All my professors in the film department have allowed me to explore my ideas in a stress-free environment and really experiment. They’ve helped me become more confident in my abilities as a filmmaker! I’m looking forward to taking higher level classes and continuing to grow as a creative with their guidance” notes sophomore Geethika Kataru.

WEATHER LEARNING Professor Ryan Phillips teaches his Broadcast Meteorology class, JMM306, in the School of Communication Studio B. Photo by Mariano Copello



The university creates a set of awards to honor faculty who persevered during the pandemic This year brought some excitement as it was announced that the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost has created an inaugural set of what will be annual Provost’s Teaching Awards to recognize outstanding faculty members who demonstrate the University of Miami’s unwavering commitment to exemplary teaching and student learning as a pillar to student success.

UP AND AWAY A student performs

a jumping exercise with classmates that watch and give corrections. Photo by

Mariano Copello

The Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost created this award to celebrate the faculty’s hard work, especially during these unprecedented times with the ongoing pandemic. It is no secret that professors often go out of their way in order for their students to succeed, but this year every single professor faced the challenge of adapting to new educational delivery.

ARM STRENGTH School of Education class with Professor Keri Strand from the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Sciences. Here, students were learning to calculate the energy produced by each body based on some measurements done through different physical exercises. Photo by Mariano Copello

PROFESSOR ADVICE Professor Keri Strand from the

Department of Kinesiology and Sports Sciences looks over student calculations and offers them help. Photo by Mariano Copello


of Education class with Professor Keri Strand from the Department of Kinesiology and Sports Sciences, where students listen to a lecture about energy before running experimental tests. Photo

by Mariano Copello

COOL CALCULATIONS Students calculate the

exact measurements of energy from exercises they complete. Photo by Mariano Copello

REACHING HIGH A pair of students perform

a stretching exercise and measure the amount of energy it takes to perform the exercise. Photo by

Mariano Copello

VIEWS FOR DAYS Students walk in front of the School of Education and Human Development in between classes, and enjoy the views of palm trees and the fountain. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


BUILDING FUN At a NASA convention, Engineering students take a look at a makeshift bike and engage with the different parts of it. Photo courtesy of the College of Engineering

A BIG recognition Several professors are honored with a special award for their work and research

Three College of Engineering assistant professors received the University of Miami’s coveted 2021 Provost’s Research Award. The Provost’s Research Awards are internal funding programs designed to foster excellence in research and scholarship. The Provost’s Research Awards provide both salary support and support for direct research costs. The awards are classified into three categories based on discipline: the Max Orovitz Research Awards in the Arts

and Humanities, the James W. McLamore Research Awards in Business and the Social Sciences, and the Research Awards in the Natural Sciences and Engineering. The recipients included: James Coakley, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seokgi Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering, and Prannoy Suraneni, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering.

GIRL ENGINEERING GROUP Female members of the Society of Women Engineers prepare to 3D print a model on a trip to the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science.

UP AND AWAY Students from the College of Engineering

Photo courtesy of the College of Engineering

of the College of Engineering

prepare to launch a rocket that was made by hand. Photo courtesy


completing a makeshift bike, students celebrate and take it for a drive around campus. Photo

courtesy of the College of Engineering


cutting into HEALTH

The community aims to return to normalcy as hands-on simulation teaching with students, while maintaining COVID-19 safety protocalls, implemented by the university Celebrations are in order for Dean Cindy Murno as it was announced on the 26th of January 2021 that the current dean of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies was appointed to the NINR’s National Advisory Council for Nursing Research.This was a full circle moment for Dean Murno, as this was the same council that awarded her a fellowship to pursue her doctoral degree and dreams of becoming a nurse scientist in 1989. This is just one more accomplishment that Dr. Munro gets to add to her belt. While working on her Ph.D. at Virginia Commonwealth University, Munro was a part of the discovery team that found that oral bacteria can infect heart valves. This discovery led to the first of three patents Munro holds. She then led research to finding how dental plaque is a risk for pneumonia in patients on mechanical ventilation. This discovery led to practices that changed the oral care guidelines for intensive care patients. Congratulations to Dean Murno! Thank you to your continued contributions.

AT THE FRONT LINE Alumni and Faculty at the forefront of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Photo courtesy of UM SoNHS

SIMULATING SAFELY Dr. Wunder leads OR simulation with nurse anesthesia students at S.H.A.R.E.™ Photo by TJ Lievonen

HANDS ON Dr. JE Gonzalez, Director of the Nurse Anesthesia program leads students in OR simulation at S.H.A.R.E.

Photo Courtesy of UM SoNHS

OPERATING DISTANCE Students practicing social distancing protocols in the OR, while learning from a healthcare professional. Photo Courtesy of UM SoNHS

STAYING SANITARY Nurses learn about proper PPE protocol. Photo courtesy of UM SoNHS

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKS Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Dr. Mary Hooshmand welcomes Dr. Donna Shalala who offered an insightful lecture to the DNP students’ Health Policy Class. Photo courtesy of UM SoNHS


BRIGHT BRASS Tyler Moore, Frost student,

plays his brass instrument, the trumpet. Photo by

Jenny Abreu Photography


skillfully strumming her beautiful harp. Photo by

Jenny Abreu Photography

CONDUCTING CAREFULLY Professor Gerard Schwarz conducting the band with his special transparent mask to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Photo by Jenny Abreu Photography

concert for



Celebrating the nurses working within the UM health system with a special concert

On Thanksgiving day, the University of Miami Frost School of Music joined forces with celebrities to honor nurse heroes with an all-star concert called, “Nurse Heroes Live!” The ‘U’s own Dean Shelly Berg participated as the music director. The concert included performances by a choir of 50 nurses, Black Eyed Peas, Andrea Bocelli, Céline Dion, Gloria Estefan, Emily Estefan, David Foster, Katharine McPhee Foster, Josh Groban, Carole King, Maluma, Leslie Odom Jr, Pitbull, Allen Stone, The Wailers and Stevie Wonder. This benefit concert was live streamed and hosted by Whoopi Goldberg in order to raise funds for the Nurse Heroes Foundation, an initiative working to support and honor nurses. Money raised from the concert went to scholarship programs for nurses and their children.

WELCOME WINDS From left to right, AJ Meyer, Anna Kevelson, Karen Trujillo, Alexandra Mostar-Dean playing their individual wind instruments. Photo by Jenny

Abreu Photography


tina Paolucci (above) and Gabriel Wallerstein (left) performing on their violins at the Frost School’s Nurse Heroes Live concert. Photo by

Jenny Abreu Photography

PERFECTING PERCUSSION Rashaad Greene and Hannah Gallamore

playing the triangle and xylophone in the percussion section. Photo by Jenny

Abreu Photography


HELPING THE OCEAN A faculty member places new coral on the ocean floor, with hopes that it will spawn a new reef of coral and attract organisms. Photo courtesy of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

FISH FRIENDS A school of Regal Blue Tangs

(Paracanthurus hepatus) collected by Professor Sam Purkis during his research trip to the Chagos Archipelago used for his study on the health of fragile ecosystems. Photo courtesy of Diana Udel

OCEAN PARADISE The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is not located in Coral Gables like most of the other academic schools. The Marine campus is instead located right on the ocean on Virginia Key, the perfect place to study the ocean and its organisms. Photo courtesy of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

DEEP dive

The Rosenstiel School of Marine an Atmospheric Science is one of the leading marine schools in the country, and is known for being technologically advanced The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is one of the leading oceanographic and atmospheric academic institutions in the world. It is known for offering a wide range of academic courses relating to all things marine related. The campus is located in Virginia Key, FL. Because of this unique oceanfront campus, students are able to

immerse themselves into the environment. In addition to being well known for student academic successes, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is also known for being technologically advanced. Among these technologies are NOAA labratories and an advanced satellite reception and analysis center for staff and students to use.

RAISING FISH A student and faculty member measure the body length of a grouper. They bred and rasied this grouper in a tank on the Marine campus, which is a process known as aquaculture. Photo courtesy of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

GROWING STRONG A faculty member

observes coral they recently placed in the ocean spawning. Photo by Peter Zuccarini

SHARK FRIENDS On a shark tagging trip, Dr. Hammerschlag catches a shark. He measures the length of the shark before recording the measurements and tagging it. By tagging the shark, he is able to monitor its movements in the ocean. Photo courtesy of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

FLOUNDER FUN Olive Flounder fish swin

around a staff members hand in an aquaculture tank on the Marine campus. Photo courtesy of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science


GRAD MEETING University of Miami students belonging to a grad school organization called The Graduate Student Association pose for a photo during one of their reoccuring Zoom meetings. Photo courtesy of the Graduate Student Association


students are given the opportunity to present a semi-professional PowerPoint presentation on the topic of their choice to many of the members of the University of Miami community. Photo courtesy

of UM Communications

A DREAM come true

A graduate student is offered his dream job and makes a life-changing decision to move John Carlo Tulinao, a University of Miami graduate student, received a National Science Teaching Association award for his success in connecting with his students in the classroom through exemplary teaching. Before coming to the United States, Tulinao worked as a music educator for seven years in the Philippines. He grew up with the dream of teaching children that shared the same passion as him. John Carlo was then offered a job teaching first grade in Phoenix. Because of this opportunity, he dropped everything and moved across the world.

The musician and first grade teacher is currently studying to earn a doctorate in applied learning sciences online at the University of Miami while teaching. His ability to use music as a springboard for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) lessons has earned him recognition from the National Science Teaching Association, as well as being named a Shell Urban Science Educator Award recipient. This award is only given to a handful of teachers nationwide who demonstrate excellence in implementing a STEM curriculum, while fostering an appreciation for other cultures.


grad student, teaches his elementary students how to play the violin. Photo courtesy of UM Communications


of graduate student friends take to the beaches of Miami and the surrounding areas to help clean up trash from the ocean and beaches. Their goal is to help save the marine and wildlife in the area, as well as reduce the amount of pollution on our beaches.

Photo courtesy of UM Communications




GRADUATION READY Hilarie Bass, J.D. ‘81, founder & president of the Bass Institute for Diversity & Inclusion and chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees, University of Miami President Julio Frenk and commencement speaker and incoming chair Laurie Silvers, J.D. ‘77, wait backstage at the Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony. Photo courtesy of UM Law School

GETTING THE JOB DONE Miami Moot Court board members Tony Bell, Kevin Stone and Leandra Lopez won first place at the 10th Annual Cristol Kahn Paskay Cup Eleventh Circuit Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition hosted by the University of Miami. Photo courtesy of UM Law School

ON THE DEFENSE Two Law students Tyler Koteskey, Maria Piselli, and supervising attorney Romy

Lerner, associate director of the UM Law Immigration Clinic, celebrate a win for their client at the Downtown Miami Immigration Court. Photo courtesy of UM Law School

AN HONOR Professor Bernard H. Oxman, the Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law at Miami Law, is awarded the 2021 Manley O. Hudson Medal. This honor is awarded to distinguished individuals for their outstanding contributions to scholarship and achievement in international law Photo courtesy of UM Law School

NEW PERKS A The Law Activity Fee Allocation SURPRISE LECTURE Students in Miami Law’s new Sneaker Law course

were shocked by a surprise virtual visit from world-renowned contemporary artist Daniel Arsham. Daniel was the subject of one of the group hypotheticals where a team of students represented him on a sneaker design collaboration deal with Versace. Photo courtesy of UM Law School

LAW love

Committee (LAFAC), which has jurisdiction over law students’ activity fees, evaluates proposals from student organizations and allocates funds to deserving projects. One such suggestion brought these new reclining chairs to the Miami Law library.

Photo courtesy of UM Law School

Recent award proves excellence is something that students and staff aim for The University of Miami School of law has 18 areas of study for incoming students to choose from. On an annual basis, the School of Law welcomes students from over 20 countries. Students studing Law are pushed to their limits by the 265 staff members in the school, with the goal

of bettering their overall law education. The School of Law recently had the honor of being named a Top 30 Law School in International Law by the U.S. News Rankinga & World Report. This is an honor that the University righfully deserves, as it strives for excellence within all students.



Ceremony, a rite of passage for those entering the medical field, was held for students to celebrate their future careers. Photo courtesy

of UHealth

WAVE OFinnovation The ibis nature of the Miller School of Medicine researchers shone in their eagerness and effectiveness in continuing discovery in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

With all that went on this year, nothing curbed the tide of innovation at the Miller School of Medicine. Early on, a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial was underway and claimed the praise of Vice President Pence and Gov. Ron DeSantis at a Miller School of Medicine conference. Dr. Susanne Doblecki-Lewis, a UHealth infectious disease expert who led the initiative states, “We are testing vaccines with the goal of finding a safe and effec tive way to halt the spread of the virus itself.” Glory and honor for the day of hope in finding a vaccine was only just one of the innova tions at UM’s medical campus this year. Biomedical engineer and triple ‘Cane, Noel Ziebarth, developed tech niques to help improve eyesight while at the same time, two Miller School of Medicine surgeons and UMIT’s Innovate lab created a program that produced 3D holograms from MRI images.


FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF OUR LIVES The White Coat Ceremony, a rite of

passage for those entering the medical field, saw many changes this year. Nevertheless, it was a memorable day. Photo courtesy of UHealth


medical education

Graduates were celebrated at the annual White Coat Ceremony for students going into medicine 205 future physicians were welcomed in the Miller School of Medicine 2024 graduating class. Minji Kim, a MD/MPH candidate for the Class of 2023, worked closely with Ms. Tanyika Stephenson to organize the White Coat Ceremony for the first year students at the Hard Rock Stadium. “Despite the pandemic and the chaos in this world, I think the White Coat Ceremony was important for the first year students to mark the beginning of their medical career. I know that it would have been better if everyone’s families and loved ones could attend, but I hope that it was a memorable experience,” remarks Minji. The Miller Medical school has effectively responded to the pandemic through transitioning online and giving back to the community. They hosted multiple panels from interest groups, enforced social distancing, and their students dedicated time since March to working on COVID-related projects.

REAL LIFE HEROES Current medical students have the unique experience to be learning in the midst of a healthcare crisis. Nevertheless, they keep their head up and celebrate their acomplishments. Photo by Vince Volante

DOUBLE ‘CANE For MS1 and recent UM graduate Shefali Mehra, the most memorable part of her experience at UM has been the relationships she formed. She says that “Being an international student, I wondered if I would ever be able to connect with people, but after three years I’m proud to say that my friends are like family to me." Photo by Shefali Mehra

CALLED TO ACTION Medical student Alison Ohringer founded the

nonprofit Miami Med Help to locate and provide PPE for healthcare workers during the pandemic. Photo by A. U. Amanda Nwaba




The University of Miami Cognate system allows students to have a more personalized education




“One of my cognates is Physical Science and I chose it because I really like learning about how things work and the cognate would help me understand how the world works.”

“I picked the web and mobile design cognate because a lot of the classes it offers overlapped with my Comm School requirements and skills while also allowing me to branch out.”

“Chinese and Japanese are two cognates I chose because I already started learning Mandarin in junior high, and I really want to continue to become fluent in both.”




“I chose the Spanish Language & Culture for Native Learners cognate because learning the history of my culture helped me understand the differences it has in different areas of America.”

“The History of European Art is one of my cognates because I have always had a fascination with learning all about art, art history, and Europe in general.”

“American Literature is one of my cognates and I chose this course because I have always had an interest in English literature and wish to apply those skills to American culture.”






-World of Music -How to Write and Illustrate Books -Religion in the Ancient World -Judaism -Creative Drawing and Design -History of European Art -Step by Step How to Design Costumes for Theatre -Acting: Learning the Skills to Become an Effective Actor -Brazilian Studies -The Arts in Education: Contextual Connections -Western Civilization: Historical Approaches -Theatre Management and Daily Business Operations -Renaissance Art and Culture -Museum Studies: Art, Material Culture, and History -Modern and Contemporary Art, Theory, and Practice -Overview of Theatre History, Tradition, and Practice -French and Francophone Studies -Drawing and Design for Artists -Dance and its Relation to Theatre and Performance -Africa and the African Diaspora -Religion in the Americas -Religion, Identity, and Pop Culture -Religion, Law, and Civic Engagement -Modern US History: Civil War to Present -Critical Thinking and Writing Skills Paper Writing -Introduction to Philosophy -US History Through the Civil War -The Epic Tradition from Antiquity -Hispanic Literature -Latin American and Caribbean History -The Philosophy of Religion -Theatre Arts, Acting, Design, Management, and Drama -Studies in the History of Film, Photography, and Art -Digital Expression -Studio Fine Arts: Introduction to Drawing and Design -Two Dimensional Fine Arts: Drawing, Painting and Print -Three Dimensional Fine Arts: Sculpture, Ceramics and Glass

-Broadcast Meteorology -Psychosocial and Community WellBeing -The United States and Latin America -Politics and Religion -Political Behavior -The International Relations Subfield of Political Science -Making Environmental Policy Decisions -Revolutionary Change in History -Political Science: Courts and Laws in the United States-Politics of the United States Congress -The Comparative Politics Subfield of Political Science -War in European, U.S., and Latin American History -The American Politics Subfield of Political Science -Latin American Art and Culture -Latin American Politics and Society -Understanding Politics -Philosophy and Religion in Ancient Culture and Society-Rhetoric and Self-Presentation in Ancient Culture -Ancient Roman Literature, Culture and History -Archaeology: the Social Life of Things -Political Science: Elections and Voting in the United States -Applied Ethics -Criminology -Modern Latin America -Marine Policy -Community Engagement and Social Change -An Anthropologically Based Approach to the Study of Human Languages -Human Social Process -A Cross-Cultural and Historic Examination of Sexuality -Regional Geography: Why Far Away Places Are Not Like Here -Race and Ethnic Relations in the United States -Public Administration -Pre-Law: Social Foundations of the Legal System -Communication and Social Interaction -Middle East Politics -History of Gender and Sexuality -Global Sustainability

-Fitness, Nutrition, and Physical Wellbeing -Earth, Stars, Wind and Water -Logic and Reasoning -Biology for the Non-Scientist -The Oceans, Atmosphere and Climate -Computer Programming, Data Structures, Algorithms and Techniques -Programming, Design, and Visualization -Human Beings’ and Their Ancestors’ Adaptations to a Changing World -The Earth and Society -Bioinformatics: Using Computers to Analyze Genetic Data -Ecology and Conservation -Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Beyond the USA -Engineering Entrepreneurship -Biomedical Devices Technology -Chemistry for the Biosciences -Biology and Chemistry for Pre-Health Sciences -Science and Society -Studying Earth’s Ecological Systems -Molecules, Genes, and Cells -Research Methods in Nursing & Health Studies -The Science of Human Health and Illness -Workplace Safety and Accident Prevention -Basic Principles of the Natural Sciences -Geospatial Technology -Individualized Cognate in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics -Lifespan Health Processes -The Internet of Things -Sciences for the Non-Scientist -An Introduction to the Fundamental Laws of the Physics World -Love Biology! -Web Design -Web & Mobile Design -Biology for Pre-Health Students -Business Analytics: Transforming data into insights for better informed decisions -Present Human Plagues and their Impact on Society




Featuring faculty and staff teaching in various fields across the university, who inspire and educate their students and members of the community daily, both in and out of the classroom

Melvin Butler, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Musicology

Faculty by the Numbers 5,648

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16,479 Overall Total

- Experiencing Music - Music of the Caribbean - African American Song Traditions “It is a tremendous privilege to be a college professor. Teaching in the Frost School of Music is especially gratifying because I have the opportunity to work with students who are both academically and musically gifted. Students motivate me to stay on top of my game. Their creativity and passion for what they do inspires me, and I always feel grateful to witness their maturation as artists and scholars. I consider teaching a ministry, of sorts. I strive to make it an act service whereby I invest the knowledge I have gained throughout my career to foster a new generation.”

Paul Deveney, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer of English

- History, Politics and Power in Washington - Churchill on Hitler, FDR, War and Peace “I am not very good at teaching students how to write. But I do have a gift for being able to teach students to teach themselves how to write. It is something that I learned from my earlier career as an editor, writer and coach at major metropolitan newspapers in Boston, Washington and New York an from stu ying an wor ing overseas ust li e the students that I teach, I am learning and growing in my understanding of life; we are all learning from one another. And oh how lucky we are to be able to do that in the midst of an idyllic campus shared with ducks, exotic birds and palm trees swaying in the breeze.”

Ana François

Professor of Practice in Communication

- Understanding Media & Content in the Digital Age - Media Research Methods - Media Distribution - Content Distribution - Evolution of Content “I spent many years working in Los Angeles at Universal Studios and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and I loved every minute. But life has a way of taking you in unexpected directions and after leaving the corporate world, moving to Miami, and working as a consultant, I was offered the opportunity to become a Professor. I mostly teach media management at a time when media is a very complex and evolving industry. Keeping up with changes and predicting trends in media make my job challenging and gratifying. But the most rewarding part of this job is watching students mature and blossom through their years.”

William Green, Ph.D. Professor of Religious Studies and Fain Family Endowed Chair in Judaic Studies

- Books That Matter - Sacred Space - Persuasion, Propaganda, and Genocide - Religion, Artificial Intelligence, & Virtual Reality “Religion affects nearly the entire range of human e perience t comes to e pression for instance in ethics music art architecture se uality politics economics ress an foo earning a out religion thus naturally lea s to the stu y of other fiel s of nowle ge as well Stu ying religion with stu ents is e citing challenging enriching an fun ecause of the way the fiel integrates varie areas of learning to ma e sense of a istinctly human phenomenon that is as ol as humanity itself

Rula Jebreal Lecturer in Communication - Persuasion, Propaganda, and Genocide eaching at the niversity of iami has provi e me with a eeply rewar ing an enriching opportunity to share with stu ents real worl e periences of authoritarian regimes an war ones aroun the worl e analy e an e amine how propagan a is eing eploye an weaponi e to rainwash control an ultimately to e ploit an transform societies Such teaching comes full circle confronting an e ating ifferent perspectives analy ing an comparing histories with current manifestations of governments an their lea ers ultimately uil ing to an engaging an compelling ialogue informe y real worl e perience hrough this process new generations gain practical tools with which to i entify ris s in the challenging mo ern mar etplace of i eas

Donald M. Jones, J.D. Professor of Law

- Criminal Procedure - Constitutional Law - Criminal Law aw teaching is challenging t re uires an intimate nowle ge of your su ject matter ra or sharp analysis an countless hours stu ying researching to meet the nee s of stu ents aw teaching is also an art ne cannot simply eliver a lecture one must perform it n perform it in a way that engages an inspires the stu ents teach a out the rights of people of color an other minorities n having written many articles an three oo s a out these issues feel now something that will help my law stu ents as they ta e their place as the social engineers of our society feel nee e an honore his rives my e ication an my joy in teaching law

Outstanding Professor Awards Marvin P. Dawkins, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology inner of the ames c amore utstan ing Service war Michelle Galloway, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics inner of the istinguishe aculty Scholar war Meryl Cohen, DPT Associate Professor of Physical Therapy inner of the utstan ing eaching war J. Tomás Lopez Professor of Art and Art History inner of the aculty Senate Chair Special war




Highlighting additional faculty and staff who inspire students to reach for their dreams and use their education to gain every possible advantage in their future professions after college

Leslie Knecht, Ph.D.

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University Libraries

2,737 Total

Senior Lecturer of Chemistry

- Principles of Chemistry I & Laboratory - Quantitative Analytical Chemistry - Introduction to Structure and Dynamics “When I think about why I wanted to become a teacher, I think of the educators throughout my life that have fulfilled the role of mentor for me. I grew up in a socioeconomically disadvantaged household and my parents did not always emphasize the importance of an education. Somehow, the teachers throughout my life saw something special in me and kept pushing me to be better and showed me that education was a means to get out of the bad situation I grew up in. I have always wanted to be there for my students and help them see their potential to reach their dreams.”

Dina Moulioukova, Ph.D. Lecturer of International Studies and International Administration

- Globalization and Change - Russian Politics - Intnl. Leadership, Strategy, & Decision Making - World in Crisis - Global Perspectives “I could not see myself doing anything else. I come from a long family of educators. Growing up I was surrounded by books, debates and discussions. I realize how my family and its stories inspired me. It was not a straight journey though. My first degree is in international law. I was very fortunate to travel for work to many exciting places. It was so intriguing to see how culture, historic memories, and religion shape how different people see themselves, others and the world around them. I learn with and from my students every day and could not see myself doing anything else.”

Lawrence Smiglewski

Lecturer of Theatre Arts and Head of the Stage Management Program

- Principles of Stage Management - Advanced Stage Management I & II “I have had the opportunity to Stage Manage on Broadway and all across the country on various national tours. Being able to share that knowledge with the next generation of theatre managers brings me more joy than I can express. When the lightbulb goes off, when the student has that “A-Ha” moment of learning or refining a skill, that is what I love so much about teaching Stage Management. I love being a theatre professor, because I help my students strive for their dreams - be there to cheer their successes and help pick them up when they fall.”

Judy Schachter, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences

- Clinical, Didactic and Facilitation in the areas of Pediatrics, Advocacy & Health Policy, Social Determinants of Health, Injury and Violence Prevention “I am passionate about the subjects I teach. Access, diversity, equity, health through discovery, behavior, policy and systems-change matter for children now and into the uture istenin dee ly with co assion, considering what is not immediately apparent, applying the best of science and true care and collaborating on mutual goals are the tools to help and heal the child and family directly in front of any o us lied to advocacy, they are also the skills that can improve the lives of hundreds or thousands o children, so eti es or enerations t is the ur ose and the res onsi ility that drive e ho e that in my teaching I am able to share that with others ur children need and deserve no less

Sylvia Thompson, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Political Science

-Introduction to American National Government - Constitutional Law II - Political Ideologies - The American Presidency - The Constitution “I love thinking about and talking about politics and government. It is like I was able to make a profession out of one of my most significant hobbies! I’ve enjoyed a profession that involved life- long study and learning. It kept things interesting. I’ve been a faculty member in the Political Science Department at the University of Miami for over 30 years. During this period, I’ve taught four courses a semester, with approximately 35 students in each. And, despite the decades I’ve studied Political Science, I pick up something new from my students every semester.”

Michael Touchton, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Political Science & Faculty Lead for Global Health - Advanced Study of the Americas - Introduction to Comparative Politics - Introduction to Global Health - Latin American Politics - Comparative Public Policy “Teaching about comparative public health is important in general, but carries extra significance during the pandemic. My classes this last year have emphasized the measures governments can take to combat the pandemic, as well as why many governments do not enact such measures. These classes help us understand public health outcomes around the world and offer lessons for how we (and others) can design better policies, deliver better services, and, ultimately, save lives.”

Long Serving Professors

Karl Muench, M.D. Professor of Medicine

Dr. Meunch is the longest serving Professor, having joined the University in January 1965 and serving for over 56 years.

Alan Zame, Ph.D. Professor of Mathematics

Dr. Zame joined the university in September 1965. Neil Schneiderman, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology

Dr. Schneiderman joined the univeristy Septmeber 1965. Charlotte Rogers, Ph.D., J.D.

Professor of English

Dr. Rogers joined the university in June 1966. Diana Lopez, Ph.D.

Professor of Immunology

Dr o ez joined in 1964, and became a professor in 1970.


Zooming towards Fall


Graduates and their families watched from home as the pandemic moved the three commencment ceremonies online in the effort of health and safety From December 10 to 11, The University of Miami held three virtual commencements to commemorate all of the 2020 ‘Cane graduates. Due to the COVID -19 outbreak, the ‘U’ was forced to move their usual Spring commencement celebration from the University of Miami campus to a virtual Fall slideshow. In October, graduating students were invited to create and customize their own slide to be shown in place of the ceremonial walk across the stage. This allowed for everyone to celebrate in the safety of their own homes, across the world. During the Commencement, President Julio Frenk ended his speech with the powerful statement, “Times of crisis reveal our character. The triple crises of a global pandemic, its dire economic consequences, and social unrest are unprecedented. Against that backdrop, you have demonstrated that you are capable of making short-term sacrifices for long-term goals and that you are willing to look at the bigger picture.”


Sebastian the Ibis dances for new ‘Cane graduates live during the 3pm ceremony for Fall 2020 Graduates, which graduates and their families watched via live stream from their homes all over the country and globe. Photo by TJ

SEND OFF Local, NBC 6 South Florida, network news personality Jackie Nespral and UM Alumni delivers a commencment address to the 3pm Fall 2020 Graduates and newest additions to the ‘Cane workforce network around the country. Photo by TJ Lievonen


REJOYCE President Julio Frenk and student speaker

Kaylah Taylor stop after the postponed Commencment virtual ceremony for the Spring Class of 2020 at 10am Kaylah was the undergraduate student class speaker. Photo by TJ Lievonen

CONGRATS Amumnus Jaret L. Davis and

managing shareholder of Miami’s Greenberg Trauig law firm speaks to ‘Canes as part of the 3pm postponed Spring ceremony. Photo by TJ Lievonen

INSPIRING WORDS Senior Derek Auguste to the Spring 2020 class of ‘Canes who waited since May for their graduation ceremony as local guidelines prohibited a gathering. Photo by TJ Lievonen

WAITING IN THE WINGS Ashley Pittaluga, the events planner for commencment and special projects the tells Grand Marshal, Dr. Andrea J. Heuson to stop walking. Photo by TJ Lievonen


Auguste waits to speak to his fellow classmates from the postponed virtual ceremony for Spring 2020 graduates on a temporary stage set up on the Foote Green.

Photo by TJ Lievonen


PRESIDENTIAL Former President

of Mexico Vincente Fox addresses graduates speaking to the importance of leadership. Photo by TJ Lievonen

GOVERNMENTAL Sharing her experiences as Student Body President Abigail Adeleke addresses the class. Photo by Evan Garcia

JUMP FOR JOY At Friday Morning’s Undergraduate ceremony two graduating football players act as dancers perform on stage. Photo by Mike Montero

LEGAL EAGLE Walking to the

stage to address Law School graduates, is Student Trustee Jordan Rhodes. Photo by TJ Lievonen

ALUMNI During the School of Law ceremony, double ‘Cane Alumni Laurie Silvers gives the charge to graduates. Photo by TJ Lievonen

Leaping Into

Commencment At Hard Rock Stadium the Class of 2021 took their final steps as ‘Cane students, transitioning into their newly awarded life long role as alumni

After a year of prolonged graduations and virtual celebrations the University of Miami chose the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens to allow for social distancing. Instead of the traditional two hour ceremony, organizers chose to reduce speech time and eliminated the student procession that normally takes place at the beginning and the ending of the ceremony. Students and families that weren’t comfortable with attending the in-person event or were unable to travel were able to watch virtually through a live stream video from their homes. Senior graduate James Lai delivered an inspiring speech on how the pandemic didn’t hold him or his fellow classmates back, stating that “Because of our determination to bounce back, and our friends, mentors, parents, teachers, and administrators who have helped us along the way, each and every one of us is here today and we should be proud.” While earning his degree in biomedical-engineering James Lai designed and developed 3-D-printable swabs for COVID-19 testing during the initial shortage in the early part of the pandemic Spring 2020. CHEESE Before the May undegraduate commencment ceremony Seniors Katharine Hornish and Randy Fitzgerald along with two of their fellow classmates squeeze in for a group selfie on the steps of the pop-up graduation stage which was set up on center field of Hard Rock Stadium. Photo by Mike

Employee Graduates

“I don’t get to interact with students in my employee role, so volunteering at commencement has always been a highlight for me. It truly is a joyous occasion for everyone involved, and I have always been happy to do my part to make sure it’s a great experience for the graduates and their guests!” - Maria Amezquita

“I am so thankful for the 6+ years I have had as a student and staff member of the University of Miami. [RSMAS] is an absolutely incredible place to call home with its world-renowned researchers, oceanside views, and The Wetlab. I will forever be grateful for logging more than 900 scientific dives with our coral restoration team, making lifelong friendships in class and the community!” - Dalton Hesley


“Going back to school is a great way to propel your career if you’re just getting started, or to break out of a rut. There are so many advantages to establishing relationships with professors and students.” - Gabriel Perez

TWINNING After the Friday morning ceremony

twin sisters Julie Topf and Sarah Topf stand united with the completment of their degrees together.

SEND OFF Addressing the mornig graduating class as one of the Student Speakers is Robert Shore.

Photo by Mike Montero

Photo by Evan Garcia

“The spirit of being a student and believing in this wonderful community is so imbued in everyone. The energy is motivating and exciting, which makes getting work done for classes and for my job possible—even if the workload for either at times made me feel otherwise.” - Heather Stevens


BILINGUAL In two different languages Arianna Guzman shows her cap with trust placed in God. Photo courtesy of Arianna Guzman

LITTLE FIRES Channeling Disney

Executive Jennifer Lee setting her soul on fire is the goal of this student on her grad cap. Photo by Evan Garcia

FINAL BOW A group of four Master’s of

Science in Nurising students wear grad caps featuring degree puns. Photo by Mike Montero

MASTERY A Master’s of Science in Applied Behavioral Analysis student’s cap illustrates achieving her goals. Photo by TJ Lievonen

OCEAN LOVE After graduating, Sabrian Ufer holds up her RSMAS inspired cap with classmate Chaos Burruel. Photo courtesy of Sabrian Ufer

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Graduates decorate their caps with everything from ‘U’ puns to heartfelt family thank you messages

CLASS SPIRIT To celebrate the achievements of herself and

her graduating class, Senior Adele Devito painted her grad cap to say “Miami Class of 2021” with flowers. Photo by Gianna Devito

Long ago graduation caps were plain and simple. They were traditionally black with only a colored tassel to decorate the ceremonial cap. Nowadays, decorating your graduation cap marks your transition from student to graduate. The décor is used for students to express themselves, their beliefs, perspectives and aspirations. Many students use their cap to demonstrate their creativity through aesthetically pleasing designs of their school symbol. Others use their caps to highlight their personality and some even choose to mock the formality of the occasion through comedy. Others design political statements to demonstrate their beliefs. Senior Annette Rizo discussed the meaning behind her grad cap stating, “As many of you know, I am a first generation American and college student. My abuela, María Líla Castellon, lead our family’s exodus during the Sandinista Revolution to the United States. Growing up, she told my cousins and I that education is the only way to succeed in life. This degree is not only for me, but for the woman that made it possible for me to be here, and to represent the motherland this Friday. This degree is yours too. Abuela, te amo, Nicaragüense por gracia de Dios.” ‘U’ BLING RSMAS graduate student wears a gemstone encrusted ‘U’ on her cap. Photo by Mike Montero

THANK YOU, NEXT Moving into life after graduation is the motto of the newly graduated Master’s student. Photo by Mike Montero

BEACH FRONT Thanking her parents on her cap is Sam Abelson.

HAMILTON Annette Rizo’s first

Photo courtesy of Sam Abelson

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FLORAL SHIMMER A quote from former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton fills the floral cap. Photo by Mike Montero

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MEDICAL FRIENDS An avid fan of the ‘90s sitcom Friends makes a play on the episode titles to include her graduation with a Master’s of Science in Public Health. Photo by Mike Montero



The The athletics athletics programs programs are are a a the the heart heart of of every every ‘Cane, ‘Cane, as as the the fofocal point for school spirit and student engagment cal point for school spirit and student engagment The 2021 athletic year started off differently with the implementation of COVID-19 protocols, but that didn’t stop our ‘Canes. The Miami Hurricanes football team finished their season with an 8-3 record and a 7-2 mark in conference play. The Miami Hurricanes baseball team earned a berth in the 2021 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, marking the program’s 47th trip to the postseason. The Miami Hurricanes female basketball team finished their season at 11-11, marking the 12th straight season that it has posted a .500 record or better. These teams proved that nothing could stop the ‘Canes fighting spirit.

HARD ROCK The Hard Rock Stadium of

Miami Gardens, FL serves as the home football stadium for the Hurricanes and the Miami Dolphins. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service


COLLECTING W's Miami Hurricane atheletes come back to sports with ferocity after quarantine despite covid challenges throughout their seasons

Football First Team All-ACC Jose Borregales

Second Team All-ACC Brevin Jordan Jaelan Phillips Bubba Bolden Lou Hedley

Third Team All-ACC Michael Harley Quincy Roche

Honorable Mention All-ACC D’Eriq King Nesta Silvera

Academic All-ACC Jose Borregales Bubba Bolden Amari Carter DJ Ivey, Miami Clay James D'Eriq King, Miami Jaelan Phillips Quincy Roche Jarrid Williams

ACC Championships Field MVP Debbie Ajagbe

ACC Indoor Shot Put Champion

Debbie Ajagbe

Women's Tennis

ACC Outdoor Championships Heptathlon – Gold Medalist

ITA Southeast Regional Rookie of the Year

Michelle Atherley

Isabella Pfennig

ITA Senior Player of the Year

Estela Perez-Somarriba

ITA National Player of the Year

ITA Southeast Regional Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award Estela Perez-Somarriba

ITA All-Academic Daevenia Achong Estela Perez-Somarriba Isabella Pfennig

Estela Perez-Somarriba

Men's Basketball Third Team All-ACC saiah Wong


Women's Track and Field

Academic All-ACC

Nysier Brooks

USTFCCCA All-American Michelle Atherley Alfreda Steele

USTFCCCA All-Academic Debbie Ajagbe Michelle Atherley Sierra Oliveira Zakiya Rashid Alfreda Steele Taylor Wright

All-ACC Women's Academic Team Sierra Oliveira Alfreda Steele

Volleyball First Team All-ACC Team Elizaveta Lukianova

Second Team All-ACC Savannah Vach

Academic All-ACC Elizaveta Lukianova Savannah Vach

Men's Track and Field


USTFCCCA AllAmerican

Nataliya Guseva

Kevin Arreaga Asa Burke Xavier Coakley Isaiah Holmes

Baseball Collegiate Baseball Writer's All-American Carson Palmquist

ACC Women's Golf Freshman of the Year All-ACC Women's Golf Team Nataliya Guseva

All-ACC Academic Golf Team

Renate Grimstad Kristyna Frydlova

WCGA All-American Scholars Renate Grimstad Kristyna Frydlova Sara Byrne Anna Backman Franziska Sliper

Women's Swim and Dive Academic All-ACC Mia Vallée

Men's Tennis ITA Southesast Regional Most Improved Senior Adria Soriano Barrera

ITA Southesast Regional Senior Player of the Year Adria Soriano Barrera

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BUILDING BLOCKS In a season that wasn’t a shoe-in, the University of Miami’s football team ensured that they had plenty to take away from the ‘new normal’ of the 2020 season In one of the most challenging seasons not just in program history—but for all of college football—the Miami Hurricanes started hile they finished the season with an overall record, it was a all that will e lon re e ered D wreaked havoc on every colle e oot all ro ra and M was no e ce tion he urricanes ana ed to hold the pathogen at bay for much of the 11-game season. But after being on the rink o not ein a le to lay in a Nove er atchu at ir inia ech, the anes were orced to cancel or ost one three consecutive contests due to the nu er o layers in isolation and quarantine. Most eo le did not elieve that layin colle e oot all in would even e ossi le hat scenario would have een a hu e loss or layers, coaches and ans nationwide, and Mia i would not have een a le to e erience the e citin year they did hile no storyline overshadowed the loo in virus threat,

was e ora le in oral a les or other reasons as well uarter ack D ri in trans erred to M ro ouston and instantly eca e one o the tlantic oast on erence s ore e losive athletes, throwin or , yards and accountin or total touchdowns he anes were victors in several close idseason a es, eatin itts ur h, ir inia, North arolina tate and ir inia ech y less than a ossession hey eat rival lorida tate or a ourth consecutive year in lowout ashion nd Mia i was eatured on N s ar uee colle e oot all ro ra , olle e a eday, three ti es t wasn t all ri ht s ots thou h u lin losses to le son, North arolina and klaho a tate dis layed the lon road ahead that awaits the ro ra in the uest to re ain national prominence. But the challenges Miami faced and conquered on and o the ridiron showed that M will continue to ake ste s orward in co in seasons

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HEROICS ide receiver Dee i ins catches a yard ass or a touchdown at North arolina tate on Nove er Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

TOUCHDOWN Running Back Cam’Ron Harris darts to the end zone in a Sept. 19 win at Louisville. Harris led Miami in rushing with 643 yards on 126 attempts. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

JOY IN PLAYING Quarterback D'Eriq King and tight end Brevin Jordan celebrate after an eary touchdown at Duke. The Canes outgained the Blue Devils in total yardage, 524177. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

DOMINANCE Defensive end Jaelan Phillips (15) celebrates after an intercepting a Florida State pass, with teammates Quincy Roche (2) and Zach McCloud (53). It was one of three turnovers forced against the Seminoles on September 26. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

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TURNOVER CHAIN The state of Florida 'U' charm weighs 300 grams, while the chain itself weighs two kilograms and is about 30 inches long. There are 1,400 sapphire stones in the 'U' – half green and half orange. The state of Florida portion of the charm has 1,900 white sapphires. Photo Courtesy of Miami Athletics

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BLING THING Every season brings new, icy pieces to the Hurricane jewelry collection this year adding touchdown rings The swag rocked on the sideline paid homage to the program’s roots. When Howard Schnellenberger arrived at UM as head football coach in 1979, he knew what it would take to turn the Hurricanes into a college football power. By building an ‘invisible fence’ around Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, UM football successfully recruited virtually every high-school football talent from South Florida to feed the program with players that helped take over the national football landscape. Now, five national titles later, current head coach Manny Diaz looks to rebuild the Canes to glory. But in order to do so, he’ll need to load the roster with players who want to ‘make the crib great.’ Canes fans say The U invented swagger, but what they miss is that The U continues to reinvent swagger every season. In 2020, the Canes deputed the second edition of the touchdown rings, which paid homage to Miami’s rise to national prominence. Whenever a player accounts for a touchdown, they don the touchdown rings, which loudly and proudly read ‘The Crib.’ According to Miami Athletics, the rings are made of orange and green sapphires and contain 829 stones. The rings weigh 100 grams combined – 50 grams each. The turnover chain 4.0 also shows the importance of the local area, with the three South Florida counties jumping out in bright orange and green. “The state of Florida ‘U’ charm weighs 300 grams, while the chain itself weighs two kilograms and is about 30 inches long. There are 1,400 sapphire stones in the “U” – half green and half orange. The state of Florida portion of the charm has 1,900 white sapphires,” Miami Athletics said. Both the rings and the chain took three months each to complete. The hard work and perseverance it took to hand craft each individual jewel is not unlike the effort to construct a football dynasty in South Florida. TOUCHDOWN RINGS Running back Don Chaney Jr. (2) and wide receiver Mike Harley celebrate a touchdown against Florida State. The jewelry was very busy during UM’s 5210 win. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

New Bling, New Ring The new Touchdown Rings are made of orange and green sapphires and contain 829 stones. The Touchdown Rings weigh 100 grams combined – 50 grams each. The Touchdown Rings 2.0 took roughly three months to complete. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics


EYES DOWNFIELD Quarterback D’Eriq King attempts to evade UAB linebacker Noah Wilder. A duel-threat, King recorded 144 yards passing and 88 yards rushing in the win. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

REACHING Quarterback D'Eriq King dives for the end zone in Miami's season-opneing win over UAB. King, a transfer from Houston, was instrumantal in UM's offensive turnaround from 2019. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

‘Canes Extinguish


There wasn’t a season promised this year due do the pandemic; however, the Hurricanes still were able to come out swinging after a long, COVID-plauged offseason and left Hard Rock Stadium 1-0

PHYSICALITY Cornerback Al Blades Jr. deflects a pass intended for UAB receiver Trea Shropshire. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

RELENTLESS Defensive ends Jaelan Phillips and Quincy Roche apply the pressure in their first a es as urricanes oth ca e to M as trans ers and stood out ri ht away Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

The Hurricanes left no doubt in the second half of their season opener, against Alabama-Birmingham, that they’d be winning their 14th consecutive home opener at Hard Rock Stadium. Miami found themselves down 7-0 in the first uarter, took ust a lead into halftime and were up only 17-14 with six inutes le t in the third uarter ut less than five inutes o co ined all possession late in the penultimate uarter resulted in two triu hant touchdowns and a 31-14 lead that stood until the final whistle was lown “Couldn’t be more proud of our players,” said head coach Manny Diaz. “Just, number one, everything that they did to get us to this day. Starting ack une , the first workouts, did everything we asked them to do in the su er, ke t each other sa e ust ave us the chance to play today.” t was a er ect re iere or D ri in , akin his first start at Mia i after transferring from the University of Houston. King went 15-23 for 141 yards and a touchdown through the air, and rushed 83 yards and another score over 12 carries. It was his 15 consecutive game with both a rushing and passing touchdown, extending an NCAA record. UM also logged 337 rushing yards, a season after averaging less than 200 yards on the ground per game. Cam’Ron Harris carried the load with 134 yards and two touchdowns, with the dynamic freshmen duo of Jaylen Knighton and Don Chaney combining for 59 and 52 yards. Just over 8,000 fans were present for the contest, short of the 13,000 that UM o ficials allowed No students other than the players and other extremely essential personal were allowed into Hard Rock Stadium, with the band, cheerleaders and other student organizations absent.


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THE 'NOLES The decades-long rivalry against Florida State University gave the Hurricanes the push to win their fourth straight head-to-had game Everything went the Hurricanes’ way in Week 3 as they cruised to a 52-10 win over Florida tate to ove to he anes scored touchdowns on each o their first five drives and ended the first hal with a ose orre ales field oal to take a lead into the locker roo y the ti e the final seconds ticked o the clock, M had scored ore oints than either side ever had in the series’ history. Having now won each of the past four games a ainst , Mia i has co lete control over the ro ra ro allahassee ndividually, D ri in co leted o his asses or yards and two scores s a on arris, aylan ni hton and Don haney r co ined or over our yards a carry t starts at ractice, hi ein a leader hat s what we really needed, a leader on o ense co in ro the uarter ack stand oint nd so we ust ca e here to lay, worked hard throu h this week and it was reat reat ractices, Monday throu h riday ust ca e to lay and this was the outco e, said wide reciver Dee i ins on in s er or ence

SPEED Running ack a on arris races for a 12-yard touchdown run in the second uarter he 'Canes extended their lead to 21-3 on the scorin lay, o enin the floodgates early. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

GRIT i ht end revin ordan is con ratulated y center orey aynor a ter catchin a yard touchdown he score ade it early, and ave Mia i o entu that it never surrendered. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

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DAYLIGHT unnin ack aylan ni hton finds o en field nown as ooster, the resh an all carrier had yards on five carries in the rivalry a e Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

UNDER THE LIGHTS The Miami Hurricanes run through the smoke at Hard Rock Stadium before facing the Florida State Seminoles. Running through the smoke remains one of Miami’s most storied traditions. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

THE FSU-UM RIVALRY Opposing fans get into a cheering match at Miami’s win against Florida State. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal



A loss at Clemson shows that the football team needs to buckle down if they're going to have the improved season we had hoped for The Hurricanes have been looking for a return to the national spotlight for years, and there was no shortage of attention at the beginning of the 2020 season. Three consecutive games were featured on ESPN’s pregame morning blockbuster, College Gameday, attracting large audiences for matchups at Louisville, at home against Florida State and at Clemson. The show’s setup was different this season. Gone were the marching bands, cheerleaders, and thousands of fans on set. But classics including the guest picker and Lee Corso’s headgear gameday prediction remained a staple on the popular program. Corso correctly predicted a Miami win by donning a Sebastian the Ibis head against Louisville and FSU. The 'U' has long been a national draw. But a new offensive scheme under transfer quarterback D’Eriq King gave the Canes so e lon needed on field e cite ent to atch the constant cycle of hope and hype. “I’ve seen impressive improvements,” ESPN’s Chris Fowler said in a conference call the week of the Clemson game. “Nobody in college football, in my opinion, has more highimpact newcomers via the transfer free agency market.” Fowler, who called the play-by-play for all three of UM’s Gameday matchups, lauded the simplicity of Miami’s offensive scheme and confidence o its layers, es ecially on the o ensive line Fowler’s broadcast partner Kirk Herbstreit cited the new attitude in Coral Gables. “There's been an obvious talent gap between Clemson and every school in the ACC, but in calling a couple of the Miami games this year…King gives them hope. He kind of, I think, makes this feel different, he makes Miami feel different to me.”

FIGHT unnin ack a on arris carries the all a ainst le son finishin with 10 carries in the loss to the Tigers. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal PURSUIT Defensive end Jason Blissett and cornerback Al Blades Jr. attempt to contain Clemson running back Travis Etienne. Etienne’s 149 yards were a gamehigh. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

SPEED Quarterback D’Eriq King scrambles for yardage. King through two interceptions during the game, but accounted for all but five of UM’s 210 total yards. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

BIG PLAYS Miami’s special teams blocked three of Clemson’s field goal attempts. In the closing moments of the first half, cornerback DJ Ivey returned a blocked kick for a touchdown. While the Hurricanes offense and defense struggled in the rain, the specialists were a bright spot on a tough night with a 42-17 loss. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal


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NEVER OUT Down 41-31 with just under a quarter to go, Quarterback D'Eriq King took over allowing Miami to secure their win of 6-1 against NC State It was a Friday night in Raleigh, North Carolina. The North Carolina State Wolfpack just scored, seconds into the fourth quarter. Miami’s defense was shredded up and down the field by a NC State offense that finished the game with 410 yards. Trailing 41-31, things looked bleak for the 'Canes. Enter quarterback D’Eriq King. Just three days after a contentious presidential election, we were reminded that perhaps the UM signal caller should be put in charge. After all, he knows how to reduce deficits. King completed 31 of his 41 passes for a whopping 405 yards and five touchdowns, and added 105 rushing yards for good measure. His most memorable pass of the evening came on a third-and-7 after Miami had been forced to settle for field goals on its two prior drives. Still down four points, King found senior receiver Mike Harley open on a slant route, who ran past the first down sticks all the way to the end zone. The 54-yard touchdown put Miami ahead 44-41, which stood until the clock ran out. The Canes defense underwent a hard first three quarters but bowed up in the fourth. The Wolfpack had just six yards and one first down in the final 14:55 of the Atlantic Coast Conference primetime duel. A DJ Ivey interception in the final minutes sealed the deal, earning UM a thrilling win. “We knew there would be adversity in the second half, but we knew we’d win the game if stuck together and that’s exactly what we did,” Miami head coach Manny Diaz said. “We stuck together, we didn’t panic, we got some stops on defense and offensively we were just hard to stop all night. What D’Eriq King did tonight was phenomenal.” The Canes improved to 6-1 with the win and kept their hopes alive for a run at the conference title.

THE FIGHT Mike arley assists ill Mallory in fi htin o defensive player to gain yards. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media



CONTESTED PLAYS Receiver Mike Harley fights off the Wolfpack’s Jake Harris for a 50-50 ball. Harley’s 153 yards catching helped put Miami over the top on the road. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

ON THE RUN Mike Harley coasts into the end zone late in Miami's 44-41 win at NC State. The 54-yard score would be the game winner. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

BATTLE Tight end Will Mallory flights for the ball against NC State Isaiah Moore winning 44-41. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

BEING THE AGGRESSOR Miami Defensive end Jaelan Phillips smothers NC State quarterback Bailey Hockman allowing no points by the Wolfpack in the fourth quarter. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media END ZONE Mike Harley coasts into the end zone late in Miami’s 44-41 win at NC State. The 54-yard score would be the game-winner. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media

POISE D’Eriq King absorbs the pressure from Wolfpack linebacker Isaiah Moore. King put himself further into the national limelight by leading the fourthquarter comeback. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal


Students SHUT OUT

The university allowed 13,000 fans into Hard Rock Stadium; however, some of the students at the university still continued to face obstacles when wanting to go to the football games Even as UM allowed 13,000 fans into Hard Rock Stadium, students were given the cold shoulder. While South Florida was battling a spike in COVID cases in late summer 2020, Miami-Dade County decided to allow 20 percent capacity at Hard Rock Stadium for UM and Dolphins games. It appeared, against all odds, that students would have an in-person football season to look forward to. hose ho es were dashed a week e ore the first a e when an e ail from President Julio Frenk to the student body stated that students would not e allowed into the stadiu or at least the first two ho e a es hat policy was eventually extended to cover the entire season. The university attempted to recreate the gameday experience on campus by hosting outdoor, socially distanced watch parties. UM’s spirit squads and Sebastian the Ibis were present at these events, which featured free 'Canes apparel and food for attendees. Still, this pseudo-gameday environment didn’t please students, especially knowing non-student fans were able to access the real deal on gameday. Of course, many students wanting a real gameday experience simply bought tickets on StubHub and other sites meant for the general public, knowing that the school could do little to stop them from purchasing tickets. However, the limited supply of seats did drive up prices, creating a situation where wealth—not the status of being a UM student—was the biggest determinant of whether one was getting into Hard Rock.

RECREATED ATMOSPHERE The Frost Band of the Hour

performs for a largely empty stadium as the Miami Hurricanes play Pittsburgh for their first game allowed back into the stadium for to perform live. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

FOOTBALL DURING COVID A lone fan watches from his seat, double masked as fans sit socially-distanced during the 2020 season. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal

STUDENTS AT GAMES Seniors Kylie Wang and Rakhi Patel attend Miami’s season-opener against UAB having purchased tickets to the game. Photo Courtesy of Kylie Wang DISTANCED SPIRIT Fans in Hard Rock Stadium watch Miami take on Florida State at 20% stadium capacity. Photo Courtesy of ACC Media Portal


Howard Schnellenberger


Rest in peace Howard Schellenberger, the father of modern Miami Hurricanes football. In 1979, the Miami Hurricane football program was struggling. In the search of yet another head coach, there were rumblings about dropping down a division or even folding the program outright. But then, Howard Schellenberger was hired and instilled little doubt that he be capable to build a powerhouse program. A baritone-voiced, pipe-smoking, Kentucky gentleman,

Schellenberger was an imposing figure the moment he stepped onto the Coral Gables campus. Coach Schellenberger kept a code of conduct in his program that rivaled one of a drill sergeant. “When he spoke, people shook,” said former UM and NFL quarterback Jim Kelly. “You were scared that he was just saying something that would make you all frightened.” Schellenberger established the imaginary “State of Miami.” By building an invisible fence around the talent-rich MiamiDade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, and then extending its borders up to Interstate 4 in Central Florida, some of the country’s best high school football athletes no longer overlooked UM and found themselves becoming Hurricanes. This recruiting philosophy remains at the core of UM’s identity in present day. “Nobody could stop Howard Schnellenberger. He carried the University of Miami football program on his shoulders, literally, when nobody else believed it, and won a national championship,” former Miami assistant and NFL head coach Marc Trestman said. “I don't know that there is Miami football without Howard Schellenberger, not the way that we know it,” head coach Manny Diaz commented. While Schellenberger soon moved on from the program, his legacy will live on forever. Everything UM accomplished afterward can be traced back to his rein.

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH Coach Howard Schnellenberger was a powerful force for the Miami Hurricanes from 1979 to 1983 as he led the team to victory 41 times. Schnellenberger will be dearly missed from his ‘U’ family. Photo Courtesy of UM Archives

Schellenberger holds up the 1983 national championship trophy as his team is honored at Sun Life Stadium at halftime of a UM game.

Schellenberger during warmups ahead of a game at the helm of the Hurricane program.

Schellenberger at a Miami Hurricanes practice during his tenue as head coach between 1979-1984.

Schellenberger is carried off the field by Miami players after a victory at the Miami Orange Bowl.

Schellenberger is carried off the field after Miami defeated Nebraska 31-30 in the Orange Bowl on January 1, 1984. The win solidified UM’s first ever football national championship.

Miami athletic director Blake James honors Schellenberger with a jersey during halftime of a game at Sun Life Stadium.

Schellenberger with his former players, recognized at halftime of a Hurricanes game at Hard Rock Stadium.


LEADING BY EXAMPLE Emma Langlois and Natalie Varela keep the pace during the Atlantic Coast Conference meet on Oct. 30 in Cary, N.C. Langlois' 22:04.07 was top ten all-time in UM history. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics



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The very young team posted numerous individual highlights in the backgroup of very different outside circumstances

he urricanes co eted in three eets durin the cross country season, cul inatin in the tlantic oast Conference Championships. resh an Da hnee avassas wasted no ti e in hittin the round runnin n her first ever colle iate eet, the reek native finished th overall in the si kilo eter Mountain Dew nvitational at the niversity o lorida and had the to ark o all urricane wo en er ti e o was the seventh asted all ti e in M history hat s reat a out Da hnee s situation is that she hasn t raced or a year and a hal , so or her to co e out and attack the race, to e ri ht at the e innin and run with the ront o the ack was hu e, distance coach ody alsey said throu h Mia i thletics he ust had this look o deter ination on her ace and was earless wo anes finished the season with ersonal ests at the cha ionshi s o ho ore ndrew Madden s showin in the en s ei ht kilo eter event was his est as a urricane and stands as the ninth astest ti e in ro ra history Meanwhile, senior a an lois also roke into the to ten, with her ti e ood or ninth astest in wo en s ro ra history ther than an lois, Mia i was led al ost e clusively y underclassmen throughout the largely rebuilding season. e have a very youn tea on oth the en and wo en s tea , alsey said on Mia i urricanes co don t elieve the scores re ected how hard they ve worked this all

SETTING THE PACE Fereshman Natalie Varela recreates a distance course during practice at Cobb Stadium on campus. She had a ti e in her first race at the Mountain Dew nvitational Photo retrieved from Miami Athletics

TEAM SPIRIT Me ers o the en s and wo en s tea s throw u the U before a meet. Photo retrieved from Miami Athletics

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Blocking DOUBTS

There may have been doubt about even holding a season during COVID, but the program was doubtless once the season got underway The Hurricanes in 2019 went 10-16 and its roster was dominated by freshmen. In 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic in the background and still highlighted by inexperience, Miami put excuses in the rearview mirror, going 5-3 in an abbreviated but daunting Atlantic Coast Conference schedule. After the season, UM sat at No. 11 in the AVCA National Coaches rankings, its highest ranking in program history. Shortened due to COVID, the 'Canes played just eight times in 2020, with all matches being in conference. The ACC divided programs into three ods o five tea s each, with each tea layin every in-pod squad twice in the form of two-game weekend series. For Miami, that meant seeing Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, Clemson and Florida State. UM split each series except the Wake Forest series, which they swept. Notably, the Canes’ were also the sole team to defeat Georgia Tech on the season. That, along with a 3-0 win over FSU to conclude the season, were the season’s highlights. “It was so fun winning on senior night and we ust wanted to finish on a ood note and have these

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SERVING UP ACES Redshirt freshman Angela Grieve delivers a serve during Miami’s 3-0 win over Florida State at the Knight Complex on October 16 logging six total aces. Photo by Miami Athletics

memories of winning,” Elizaveta Lukianova said a ter the final atch viously, eatin lorida State and they’re our rivals. We crushed them.” After welcoming in a large freshman class a season ago, this fall was one for taking steps forward. Four of Miami’s six starters were underclassmen, with two being freshman. Only two starters and three players overall were part of the senior class. One the Hurricanes’ strengths was being wellrounded in all statistical categories, making them tough to beat in any sole fashion. Sophomore Savannah Vach led the team and conference with assists while finishin second in di s with 72, and fellow sophomore Janice Leao also led in a variety of marks including attack percentage (.473), aces (10), and total blocks (36). Miami upperclassmen trio of senior Lukianova, senior Janet Kalaniuvalu, and junior Priscilla Hernandez all impressed, with Hernandez leading in digs (134), and Lukianova leading in kills (149). As a team, Miami allowed the fewest blocks of any conference team, a sign that the Canes consistently converted o ortunities to finish oints

NOT IN OUR HOUSE Savannah Vach and Lauren Tarnoff block a Florida State kill attempt during an October match. The Hurricanes faced the Seminoles on back-to-back days midseason as part of a two-game series. The 'Canes fell three sets to one on Oct. 15, but won in straight sets one day later. Photo retrieved from Miami Athletics

PRIDE Miami celebrates winning a point during a match against Florida State completing the two-match series with straight sets to win. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

AIM Outside hitter Janet Kalaniuvlu attempts a jump serve in Miami’s 3-0 win over Florida State. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics


Let’s Play More In lieu of a COVID-restricted regular season, volleyball was given extra spring matches

The Hurricanes were only able to play eight volleyball matches during the fall regular season. The Atlantic Coast Conference-only fall scheduling format may have been unorthodox, but it came with a prize: more match play in the spring. Miami took full advantage of the ten additional dates it was given. Against a new set of teams than the ones faced in the fall, UM took a winning record away from the bonus season. “I’m just so proud of this group, under the circumstances that we were in, they had the ability to move on from one point to the next, one match to the next and improved in every aspect,” head coach Jose “Keno” Gandara said through Miami Athletics. “The surpassed so many different expectations this season and I think they are proud of what they accomplished this season.” A pair of sweeps against Virginia on March 13-14 as well as a senior day victory over North Carolina were among numerous highlights. Individually, standouts included defensive specialist Amanda Falck, who did not play in the fall, as well as the continued development of star underclassmen Savannah Vach, Kennedy Prince and Angela Grieve. “It was a group effort this whole season with the next-man up mentality,” Gandara said. “It was a matter of our players understanding new concepts. We have a really good setter who is able to utilize players in their best positions and we were able to take advantage of opponent weaknesses in order to do what we needed to do.”





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ANTICIPATION Setter Savannah Vach and outside hitter Elizaveta Lukianova wait for an opposing serve at the Knight Complex. Photo by Miami Athletics

POWER Outside Hitter Janice Leao executes a spike in a Miami Hurricanes spring match at the on-campus Knight Complex. Leao is part of a multi-headed attack unit boasted by UM. Photo by Miami Athletics

RALLY TIME Miami celebrates a point with Savannah Vach who provides both versatility in the stat sheet as well as invaluable team leadership during the season’s spring extension. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics


THROW UP THE U Goalkeeper Tyler Speaks throws up the U during a match at Pittsburgh. Team spirit was a constant throughout the 2020 season. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

ON THE ATTACK Defender Selena Fortich looks for open space during Miami’s home match against Syracuse mustering one shot on goal. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

THE BIG KICK Freshman defender Delaney Brown kicks down the field as the only player to start in all 13 matches of the season. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

CELEBRATION Miami celebrates a goal on senior night against Duke, scored by Jackie Koerwitz early in the second half. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

Senior STRIKERS The four seniors on the women's soccer squad have gone through ups and downs, but have been leaders through it all.

This class of seniors has been through it all. A coaching change, upset victories, hurricane related disru tions and on field inconsistencies t s een a wild ride ro freshman year to senior year, with their careers coming full circle. The 2020 season was anything but normal, but the seniors always had the same goal every time they stepped foot on the pitch. “We appreciate the effort and energy this senior class has poured into our program,” Miami head coach Sarah Barnes said through Hurricane Athletics. hey ve attled in uries, a very di ficult season and year, dealin with the ande ic Regardless, they have continued to work hard and compete. I’m grateful to our administration and president that they had the opportunity to have a senior season.” Lexi Castellano-Mugica, Morgan Asmussen, Tia Dupont and Michelle Giamportone went through the tumultuous year together, while they each went through their own unique challenges. Castellano-Mugica tore her ACL in an offseason practice between the 2018 and 2019 season. The injury forced her to sit out the ’19 season— which was scheduled to be her senior year. The Boca Raton-native was forced to rehab and redshirt but returned stronger than ever in 2020. The defender’s goal at Virginia Tech was her individual highlight of the season. Asmussen earned a spot in the starting lineup for the ’20 season, but soccer is far from her only pursuit on Coral Gables. With ROTC and shark research being additional interests for the defender from Illinois, she plans on taking advantage of ande ic related eli i ility ro the N to return or a fi th year New Jersey-native Dupont was a statistical leader for the Canes. A forward, she logged a team-high 13 points as a junior and was a mainstay in the Hurricane attack in her fourth go-around. nd ia ortone, a yde ark, N native, was a key idfield co durin her ti e as a Hurricane. She accounted for nine career points. “To my seniors, we’ve been through it all,” Asmussen on MiamiHurricanes.com. “I’d say we’ve been through more challenges and adversity than most groups and we’ve faced it head on. I can truly say I wouldn’t have wanted to do it with anyone else.”


LASER FOCUS Defender Morgan Asmussen looks for a teammate to pass the ball to during Miami’s fall season finale against Duke.

ON BALENCE Midfielder Tia Dupont locks in on a counterattack during a match at Wake Forest.

Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics






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FLIGHT Zach Cooper performs a platform dive at the Witten University Center pool taking home a gold medal in the event at the conference meet, his fourth career Atlantic Coast Conference medal as a Hurricane. Photo by Miami Athletics

Miami athletes earned numerous awards at the ACC and NCAA Championships The leaderboards at the Atlantic Coast Conference and NCAA Championships were filled with Miami Hurricane swimmers and divers. Second-year women’s diver Mia Vallée earned both a gold and a silver medal at the conference meet in Greensboro, N.C, in the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events.. But the highlight of the weekend came on Feb. 20, when the Miami men swept the platform dive medal table for the second consecutive year. Senior Zach Cooper took home a gold medal with a 421.50 score, followed closely by sophomores Max Flory and Brodie Scapens, earning silver and bronze with scores of 416.05 and 380.70. On the swimming side, Miami’s top performance came from second-year Adrianna Cera, who’s 16:40.36 time in the mile-event was the sixth-best in program history. Cooper, Flory and Scapens all reached the NCAA Championships, along with fellow team member and freshman Jack Matthews. Vallée and Emma Gullstrand meanwhile made the NCAA Championships on the women’s side. Cooper’s bronze metal on March 27 capped off the season in style for UM. “They’re on the right track. They’re a hard-working group. We train twice a day and coming down the stretch here, we kept getting stronger every competition,” Miami head coach Randy Ableman said. “We were good at conference meet, better at Zones and even better at NCAAs, for the kids who performed. That’s the way it should be. It makes me feel good that we’re on the right track with their preparation and that they’re bought in. It was a really messed up year in a lot of ways, but they handled the adversity really well. I’m really proud of our results.”

STROKE BY STROKE Emma Sundstrand performs in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Whitten UC Pool. She finished with a time of 2:19.46 against Florida International on January 22. Photo by Miami Athletics

PRECISION Brodie Scapens executes the 10-meter dive at the NCAA Regionals. Photo by Miami Athletics






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STROKE Emma Sundstrand competes in the 200-yard medley relay. Her and event teammates Alaina Skellett, Savannah Barr and Sydney Knappeanred a November 9 win in the event with a 1:41.80 time. Photo by Miami Athletics

SWEEP Miami swept the podium at the ACC Diving Championsjips. Photo by Miami Athletics







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ON TARGET Defender Selena Fortich heads a shot on goal against Florida International, a match Miami won 4-0. Photo by Miami Athletics READY TO GO Naomi Mbandu smiles and gets in the zone ahead of her carrer debut in goal against the Florida Gators. Mbandu and Moulayna Sidi Baba both suited up for soocer from UM’s basketball program. Photo by Miami Athletics


into More Action PRODUCTION Attacking midfielder Gabriela Rusek helps set up a counterattck. Photo by Miami Athletics

Soccer earned additional match dates in the spring semester due to the coronavirus pandemic A disrupted and disjoined season caused by COVID-19 gave Atlantic Coast Conference soccer programs the right to play spring matches, something previously unprecedented in women’s collegiate soccer. The Hurricanes took the opportunity to compete against a quartet of in-state, non-conference foes. Miami came away with its first victory of the calendar year on March 14, when it dispatched the Florida International Panthers at Cobb Stadium, 4-0. The five Miami goals across the four matches were all scored by different players, displaying the team efforts put forth by UM. Arguably the most memorable match of the spring ’21 campaign was a 2-0 seasonending loss to Florida. But it wasn’t the on-pitch play that made it unique. Miami head coach Sarah Barnes - knowing the challenges it takes to play in a pandemic with shorthanded rosters - brought in UM women’s basketball players Moulayna Sidi Baba and Naomi Mbandu for the season finale. Mbandu took on the pressure of playing goalkeeper in the match. “The fact that we’re playing this game, given the pandemic and roster changes, is a tribute to the players’ desire to compete and challenge themselves,” Barnes said in a press release. “We were looking at every possible way to find a goalkeeper – we tried to contact the club team, volleyball has a former goalie, but they’re competing tomorrow as well, but then coach Katie Meier put it in her team’s group chat and had several players who wanted to help our team,” Barnes added. “The basketball team and staff wanted to do whatever they could to help us out and make this game happen, so we are all truly grateful to Naomi, Moulayna and their program.”

PRODUCTION Miami celebrates one of four goals against Florida International on March 14, a clean sheet victory for the Hurricanes at Cobb Stadium. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics



ADVERSITY In spite of injuries and other challenges throughout the season, Miami made no excuses and finished its season strong

The Hurricanes found themselves with just seven scholarship players available at times throughout the 2020-21 season. Some programs would have folded at the challenge of playing that shorthanded, especially during COVID-19. Not Miami. Standout veterans Chris Lykes, Sam Waardenburg and Rodney Miller and underclassmen Anthony Walker and Earl Timberlake suffered lost time due to injury. On-court inconsistencies threatened to derail the season, with a string of February losses testing the players’ mental toughness. The 'Canes responded by winning three critical matchups down the home stretch. A triumphant regular-season finale over Boston College led Miami to take down Pittsburgh and Clemson in consecutive days in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Miami also notched a signature 77-75 win over Duke on Feb. 1. Sophomore Isaiah Wong was UM’s offensive star, leading the Canes with 17.1 points per game. He appeared in a team-high 35 minutes per game while making 35 percent of his 3-pointers and 43 percent of his total shots from the field. In both ACC tournament wins, Wong scored 20 points. Seniors Kameron McGusty and Elijah Olaniyi averaged double-figure scoring per game, with 13.3 and 10.5 points respectively. “Well, that was a heck of a fight,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said after his team’s season ended with a conference tournament loss to Georgia Tech. “I thought we gave it all we had right up until the final buzzer.” “I couldn’t be more proud of our guys,” McGusty said “We definitely bonded. On the court, off the court, all the traveling you know, there is only six of us. Not a lot of us, so you know we were talking to each other a lot. We loved being together. I’m definitely going to remember this year for sure.”

HEAT Head coach Jim Larranaga in the heat of the moment during a 2021 game. Known as Coach L, he has been a steady, guiding hand for the program since his arrival in 2011. Photo by J.C. Ridley

IN THE PAINT Center Nysier Brooks posts up in a December 8 win over Purdue. Brooks averaged 7.4 points per game. Photo by J.C. Ridley

THE JUMP Guard Harlond Beverly glides to the hoop in a 58-54 win over Purdue on Dec. 8 at the Watsco Center. Beverly’s 35 minutes played were tied for a team-high on the night while scoring nine points in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge matchup. Photo by UM Athletics

PRIME TIME Isaiah Wong stares into a one-on-one matchup at the Watsco Center. Wong had a breakout season in 20-21, scoring over 17 points per game and making the ACC All-Tourement team. Photo by J.C. Ridley SLAM IT HOME Brooks dunks against Florida State on February 24. Stading at exactly seven feet, the low post player created matchup difficulties against opposing teams. Photo by J.C. Ridley


Not Feeling


In a high-energy, total team effort, the Hurricanes notched their sixth win over basketball powerhouse Duke in a decade In a season filled with inconsistencies, the Hurricanes earned a blockbuster 77-75 win over the Duke Blue Devils and reasserted themselves as one of Duke’s most prominent kryptonite. The win at the Watsco Center on Feb. 1 was the sixth win for UM over the basketball blue blood in the past decade. Miami led 57-51 with eight minutes left. With 14 seconds on the clock, the Blue Devils scored to trim the 'Canes lead to two. Duke failed to hoist a shot as the clock expired in Coral Gables. Senior Elijah Olaniyi finished with a game-high 21 points, shooting 3-for-5 from 3-point range. Walker and Wong scored 16 points each. “The energy was there,” Wong said. “We were all hyped, we were all giving us props, giving each other props. We all clapped for each other, we all felt happy at the moment.”

PRECISION Head coach Jim Larranaga boasts one of the best records against Duke among active head coaches, with a 6-7 record against Duke at UM. Photo by Miami Athletics

PINPOINT Elijah Olaniyi sets ahead of a 3-pointer. The guard from New Jerseyscored 21 points for the Hurricanes in the win while shooting 8-10 from the field. Photo courtesy of Miami Athletics

BASKETBALL | 10-17-0 Ranked no. 13 of 15 in the ACC DATE





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EMOTION Pride ones deep when the 'Canes face Duke. So when Isaiah Wong scored 16 points against the Blue Devils, it was a source of joy. Photo by Miami Athletics


SUCCESS On the scoreboard, in the classroom and in the greater community, the Hurricanes proved themselves as leaders during the challenging and ever-changing circumstances during the 2020-21 season. Photo by J.C. Ridley



This season was always going to be challenge even before a single ball was dribbled but the 'Canes were up for any opposition faced on the court The Miami Hurricanes didn’t sign up for the off-court distractions that came with the season. Nobody did. In a game defined by rhythm and momentum, the Canes suffered through three game cancellations due to COVID outbreaks in opponents’ programs. UM finished 11-11 with an 8-10 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. There were ups, including a pair of wins against North Carolina and a win over Florida State, and there were downs, including a loss in the FSU rematch and two defeats by Syracuse. A three-point loss to No. 1 Louisville on January 26 personified both the frustration and growth the team underwent. Before the ACC Tournament, Miami won three consecutive games over Boston College, Wake Forest and Clemson. Three players averaged more than 10 points per game. Senior Kelsey Marshall led UM with 13.2 points per contest. Senior Endia Banks and redshirt junior Destiny Harden recorded 10 points each outing and Harden’s 5.1 rebounds per game was also a team-high. “We've had to really play hard this year,” Miami head coach Katie Meier said. “That's what we've been. Nothing was pretty, nothing was easy for Miami this entire year. And we had to really grit it out. It was never easy, but I do think that this team winning eight ACC games and having a .500 record with what we've gone through is remarkable. And I'm really proud.”

VISION Endia Banks looks for an open player to pass to during Miami’s win against the Seminoles. Banks scored 12 points for UM and shot 57% from the field during the matchup at the Watsco Center. Photo by Miami Athletics

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | 11-11 Ranked no. 9 of 15 in the ACC DATE





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POST UP Naomi Nbandu pulls up for a short-range jump shot in the paint en route to Miami’s rivalry win. The low post player scored 16 points for Miami and added seven rebounds. Photo by J.C. Ridley

BALL MOVEMENT Karla Erjavec looks for an open player. The Croation had three assists in a winning effort. Photo by J.C. Ridley

ALL SMILES When Miami beats Florida State, it’s a good night. UM pulled away in the second half to win. Photo by J.C. Ridley


CHOPPED Four 'Canes stood out and everyone did their job as Miami knocked off their rivals at home 68-53 The Miami Hurricanes women’s basketball team trailed at halftime by two on February 7. The team decided that the second half would be different. They were not going to lose to rival Florida State on their home court. The 'Canes outscored the ‘Noles 26-12 in the third quarter and never looked back, triumphing 68-53. UM shot 50 percent from the field compared to just 36 percent for FSU. The Seminoles’ 53-point output was the lowest of their season at that point. But the 'Canes struggled from beyond the arc, going just 1-13 from 3-point range. Never fear though, as Miami scored 48 points in the paint and put the contest out of reach well before the final buzzer. A quartet of Hurricanes scored in double figures. Junior Naomi Mbandu led with 16 points, senior Taylor Mason scored 15 and seniors Mykea Gray and Endia Banks added 12 each. Redshirt junior Destiny Harden recorded a game-high 12 rebounds. “It was a great team effort,” Miami head coach Katie Meier said after the game. “They earned it and worked hard and stayed faithful. I’m really proud that we came out against a big rival, didn’t panic and trusted each other.”

UP AND IN Kelsey Marshall makes a layup against the Seminoles. The South Florida native’s 12 points were key for the Canes in the win. Photo by J.C. Ridley

BATTLE Destiny Harden fights for a rebound on February 7. Her seven points and 12 total rebounds helped propel Miami to the win. Photo by Miami Athletics




Even after falling in four straight matches midseason, there was no quitting for the men's tennis team The program won five of its next seven team duels and made the NCAA Tournament. An April 8, 4-2 win at rival Florida State marked a signature moment in the Hurricanes late-season run. “Just being able to overcome [obsticles] and go on a streak and win a couple of matches in a row down the stretch definitely has been a confidence booster for the whole team,” senior Bojan Jankulovski told MiamiHurricanes.com. “And if I had to compare the team from February to now, I think we have grown so much as a team in a positive way.” UM fell 4-1 to No. 16 Mississippi State in the NCAA opening round. On the individual side, the Canes were led by senior Spaniard Adria Soriano Barrera, who finished his season as the No. 42 ranked player nationally, Miami’s top singles player and with an appearance in the NCAA Singles Round of 32. “I learned a lot, not going to lie,” Soriano Barrera said through Miami Athletics on his career at UM, both on and off the court. “Starting from being by myself, meeting and adapting to new people. Because when you are home, you are always around the same people and not confronting any new ideas. So, here you have your ups and downs, and you learn how to behave. So, what I think I got the most out of all of it is how to adapt to certain situations and how to understand people better. How to understand myself better.

MEN’S TENNIS | 8-11 Ranked no. 9 of 15 in the ACC DATE





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READY TO GO Players stack it up before heading into doubles play during a match at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. Photo by Miami Athletics

LETS GO Benjamin Hannestand celebrates a key point won during a singles match at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. The Denmark native was a key cog in the Hurricanes’ seasonending run in 2021. Photo by Miami Athletics

FOREHAND Adria Soriano Barrera warms up before a match at the Neil Schiff tennis center. The Spaniard was Miami’s No. 1 singles player throughout the year. Photo by Miami Athletics

EYEING THE COURT Bojan Jankulovski prepares to serve during a singles match against Georgia Tech on February 19. Miami ran away with a 6-1 win over their conference foes. Photo by Miami Athletics


FIST PUMP Estela Perez-Somarriba shows raw emotion after winning a point. Defending her 2019 national title throughout all of 2021, the fifthyear senior was UM’s main singles cog throughout the Atlantic Coast Conference season. Photo by Miami Athletics

TEAM SUPPORT Perez-Somarriba’s teammates rally around her during an NCAA tournament singles match in Orlando. Photo by Miami Athletics

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AGGRESSIVENESS Perez-Sommarriba with an approach forehand shot in singles play. Photo by Miami Athletics

ONE Phenomenal CAREER When Estela Perez-Somarriba arrived at UM from her native Madrid, she was uncomfortable doing interviews in English. She departed as one of the institution’s most accomplished student-athletes Three trips to the NCAA women’s singles final four, a singles national championship in 2019 and a runner-up finish in 2021, which was made possible by the senior’s career extension allowed by the NCAA’s COVID eligibility relief. Earning her bachelor’s degree in economics and leaving Miami with a graduate degree, her career was total class on and off the court. “Just super, super honored to have been her coach and to be the one that has kind of been by her side for the last five years. I’m so proud of her,” Miami head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews said after Perez-Somarriba’s final match. “I’ve learned so much from her.” In a farewell message to the tennis program, athletic department and the school, Perez-Somarriba wrote in an Instagram post: “It has been an honor to represent such a special place and leave my heart every time I stepped out between the lines. UM got all of me. I am blessed to have gained an incredible family and created unforgettable memories that will remain with me forever. I truly can’t thank you enough. College tennis is the best school in life; it teaches determination and teamwork, and through many ups and downs, allows you to reach unimaginable heights. It’s been a dream.” Perez-Somarriba will remain a storied name in the storied Hurricane program forever.

HUMILITY Perez-Sommarriba speaks to reporters after her final match as a Hurricane in the NCAA Singles Championships. Photo by Miami Athletics


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READY FOR ACTION Victoria Stewart helps load the boat ahead of the UCF Duel on April 16. Stewart led a 2v8 boat defeat Central Florida by nine seconds. Photo by Megan Barnes/Miami Athletics

CALLING Taryn Kaelin was the cox of the 1v4 boat at the UCF Duel. Her boat, along with the 3v8, finished with times under eight minutes at Lake Pickett in Orlando. Photo by Miami Athletics

IN-STATE HEAT UM competes against Central Florida at Lake Pickett near Orlando. Photo by Miami Athletics


Down the Stream

It was their best finish at the Atlantic Coast Conference Rowing Championships in seven years “Today was an important day for Miami rowing and a huge step forward for the program,” head coach Dave Sanderson said through Miami Athletics. “There were many times during the season when we were unsure if we would even have a season, so it is sort of unbelievable that we are here. I am even more proud of the team for having such a good end to the season today given all of the obstacles they had to face this year.” For the first time since the 'Canes became ACC members in 2004, they placed all three varsity boats in the event’s grand final. Marilou Chardin’s efforts on her boat saw the senior claim a spot on the All-ACC second-team. It was an even bigger accomplishment given that the previous spring’s meet wasn’t held due to COVID-19. Taking nothing for granted, UM worked in and out of the water to ensure that they’d not only get a chance to compete, but capture every competitive opportunity. “Getting to this point in the season is a testament to our team staying the course and coming together,” Sanderson said through the athletic department. “We’ve been telling the team all season to be the best version of themselves. Our hope for this weekend is that they each row to the capacity that each individual and boat is capable of, and that they can walk away knowing they gave it their all.”

FINISH STRONG The ‘Canes placed sixth at the ACC Championships after sending three boats to the grand final. Photo by Miami Athletics


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TEEING OFF : Nataliya Guseva drives with an iron at a tournament in 2021. The native of Russia left her mark on the team in her freshman season, with a team-best 72.38 strokes per round on the season. Photo by Miami Athletics

DRIVE Renate Grimstad tees off. The fifth-year senior from Norway provided consistant team leadership in 2020-21. Photo by Miami Athletics

Elite Eighth (In a Row) For the eighth consecutive season, the women’s golf program was selected to attend the NCAA Tournament. But what happened at the Baton Rouge regional displays why one must treat every moment as their last whenever in any competitive setting After three days of rainy conditions at LSU’s University Club, the organizing committee made the “heart-wrenching” decision to cancel the event in its entirety. Instead of the top-six team finishers advancing further in the NCAA championships, the top six seeded teams and the top three seeded individuals were allowed to automatically qualify, without a ball even being teed. “PLAYABLE BUT NOT AT A CHAMPIONSHIP LEVEL”!!!!! Disgraceful how this whole week has been handled!!!! Every player worked so hard for this week and this is how we are treated!!! SHAMEFUL!!!,” tweeted Miami’s Sara Byrne following the decision. UM freshman and ACC Freshman of the Year Nataliya Guseva subsequently moved on to the individual national championships. But the Canes’ team was denied. Guseva competed through a tough draw at the Scottsdale, Ariz. Event. “Being here certainly means a lot to me; it was my first goal at the beginning of the season,” Guseva said through a Miami Athletics release. “I, of course, wanted to represent the University of Miami with my whole team, but the whole situation that happened in Baton Rouge was a bit crazy. But I am still really happy to be here with my coaches and I just want to represent The 'U' in my best form and fight for the team. When [my teammates] were leaving Miami, they just told me that I have to win this championship. So, I know everyone would be proud of me and, of course, I would be proud of myself.”

PRECISION Renate Grimstad executes a putt during a practice at the Biltmore Golf Club course. Grimstad was one of many Miami student-athletes who returned for compete for an extra year, permitted by COVID. Photo by Miami Athletics

EYING THE HOLE Nataliya Guseva with a mid-range, fairway shot at the Gainesville Invitational. Photo by Miami Athletics

PUTTING Anna Backman putts during a Miami practice at the Biltmore course. The Finland native was a vital depth piece of head coach Patti Rizzo.Photo by Miami Athletics

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On Your (Record)


Finishing the season at the NCAA Championships, many athletes recorded season, program or personal bests The Miami Hurricanes Track and Field program sending athletes to the NCAA Championships is certain to occur on an annual basis. Senior Kevin Arreaga recorded the program’s season-best mark in the hammer throw, measuring 69.60-meters, which ranked 14th overall nationally. Michelle Atherley and Alfreda Steele each earned first-team All-American honors via their performances at the national championships. Atherley heptathlon mark of 6,067 points was good for second overall while also setting a personalbest 39.74-meter throw in the javelin event, secondbest in program history. Steele meanwhile was top-10 in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash. Her 11.11-second time in the 100-meter tilt tied an Atlantic Coast Conference record. Atherley earned ACC field performer of the year accolades. “What an amazing way to cap off my final season as a Miami Hurricane,”Atherley said in a Miami Athletics release. “To win this after a year like 2020 solidifies that the sacrifice has been worth it. It also shows how incredible my support has been from coaches and medical staff to friends and family. I am very proud of this award and look forward to representing Miami and the ACC at the Olympic Trials.”

ACC OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP Top Marks Women Finished 4 of 15 in the ACC Men Finished 7 of 15 in the ACC EVENT















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HURDLES McKinly Brown keeps the pace in the 400-meter hurdle run. Brown eanred an ACC Men’s Track Performer of the Week award after earning first place at the Hurricane Invitational with a 51.85-second time. Photo by Miami Athletics

THROUGH THE SLOP Morgan Johnson’s 3000-meter steeplechase time of 10:54.89 is an all-time program record. The time was set at the Tom Jones classic in Gainesville on April 17. The freshman braved both her opposition and the subtropical weather to power her way to the UM-best.. Photo by Miami Athletics

ALL-TIMER Isaiah Holmes performs the high jump. His 2.15-meter mark is second-best all time in the Miami program. Photo by Miami Athletics


DISTANCE Debbie Ajagbe combetes in the weight throw. She finished 12th at the NCAA Championship. Photo by Miami Athletics

ACC INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP Top Marks Women Finished 2 of 15 in the ACC Men Finished 10 of 15 in the ACC EVENT












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INCREDIBILITY From the starting horn to the finish line, Miami’s indoor track and field season was full of highlights, first place finishes and personal bests There was no shortage of action and achievement for Miami’s indoor track and field program in 2021. From its opening meet in Lubbock, Texas, to the NCAA Championships, the Hurricanes could be counted on to reach the top of the podium. Five UM athletes won their respective events at the season-opening Red Raider Invitational on Jan. 23, 2021. Senior Alfreda Steele, senior Kayla Johnson, sophomore Jacious Sears, and freshman Sierra Oliveira took home first place honors on the women’s side, with Steele taking two first place finishes. Sophomore Justin Forde also finish first in the men’s triple jump. Throughout the indoor campaign, the team continued to earn glittering accolades. At the Feb. 13 Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson, S.C., the men’s relay team of Solomon Strader, Khamal Stewart-Baynes, Ramy Berberena and Oskars Bambals broke a 25-year UM record, running the 4 x 400 relay in 3:08.63. Taylor Wright won the Atlantic Coast Conference women’s high jump event with a 1.79-meter result. In the men’s weight throw, Kevin Arreaga also took gold, with a 21.26-meter mark. Debbie Ajagbe successfully defended her shot-put title with a 16.74-meter throw. Tiara McMinn won in the 60-meter hurdles with an 8.00 time, and the women’s 4 x 400-meter relay team of Lauryn Harris, Moriah Oliveira, Kayla Johnson and Sierra Oliveira finished first with a time of 3:37.35 at the Feb. 27 ACC Championship. Ajagbe finished 12th NCAA Indoor Championships on March 12 in Fayetteville, Ark., and Steele and Tiara McMinn also finished as NCAA finalists. The season was a success, not just based on results, but also given it was on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic. “The emotions are tremendous and then add five months of wondering when you will get to train again, let alone compete,” director of track and field Amy Deem said. “I am very proud of their ability to not lose sight of their goals and train hard each day to return to these championships. Not only were they motivated to return to the NCAAs, but also to not go home empty handed.”

HEIGHTS Taylor Wright dances over the pole on her way to a first-place finish at Clemson’s Tiger Paw Invitational. Her 1.79-meter finish was a Hurricane highlight at the indoor event. Photo by Miami Athletics


NO TIME for Walking Through consistently high expectations, the Canes finished second in the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division Winning five of their last seven regular season games, baseball’s strong finish down the stretch put them in great position to make a deep postseason run. And despite an elimination at the NCAA Gainesville regional, the ‘Canes had plenty to take away from the 2021 season. Playing a full season for the first time in two years due to COVID-19, UM competed in a stacked Atlantic Coast Conference, padded further by COVID-related NCAA eligibility relief. Miami brought back a number of contributing upperclassmen as well, including slugger Alex Toral, defensive asset Tony Jenkins and utilityman Raymond Gil. Team MVP Christian Del Castillo broke out in ’21 as well after transferring from Seton Hall, uniting with his younger brother and top MLB draft prospect Adrian. The Hurricanes opened up the season with a bang, beating unanimous preseason No. 1 Florida in a three-game series, coming from behind to win Game 2 and holding on after jumping out to an early lead in Game 3. Miami also notched signature series sweeps over perennial conference powerhouses Clemson, Duke and Louisville. “We’ve been riding the roller coaster a little bit this year and we’ve had our ups-and-downs, but we never quit,” Miami pitcher Jake Garland said after the regular season. “Going into the playoffs, if you can get hot at the right moment and continue that into the ACC tournament with another win, it would be huge for us.”

FOOTRACE Infielder Dominic Pitelli and pitcher Jake Garland combine to get a Florida Gator baserunner out during the season-opening series. Miami fell on opening night but rallied to win the series. Photo by Miami Athletics

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CURVE Right-handed pitcher Jake Garland, a Miami freshman, throws the ball to his opponenent for a strike. Photo by Miami Athletics

SWING Adam Frank takes a swing in extra innings against Florida in Feb. 20. Stepping into the game as a pinch-hitter in extra innings, the Hurricanes won a 10-9 tilt in 13 innings. Photo by Miami Athletics

DRIVE Jordan Lala sends a line drive into the outfield. The outfielder spent his third UM season in the leadoff hitting spot in the lineup. Photo by Miami Athletics


CHOMPING the Gators Miami rallied after a first game lost to take the series with followup wins from the preseason No. 1 Florida Gators, in their new ballpark. It was first 'Cane series win over UF since 2014 The Hurricanes have been close before, but despite competing in a fierce rivalry with their foes from up north in Gainesville, the Florida Gators were the team to get their way each season. It looked like that trend would continue in 2021. In the brand-new Florida Ballpark’s first ever series, the Gators took the February 19 weekend opener and held an 8-5 lead on Miami in the ninth inning in Game 2, looking to clinch their seventh-consecutive series win against the 'Canes. UM had other ideas. Plating three runs across in the ninth and outlasting Florida through a 13-inning marathon, the Hurricanes proved they belonged on the field with the unanimous preseason No. 1 team. But Miami doesn’t play to prove they merely belong with the best. Winning is always an expectation, no matter the opponent. And they showed that on February 21 in the series finale. Storming out of the games to an 8-0 early lead, the Canes resisted a furious Gator counter-offensive, one out at a time. When infielder CJ Kayfus turned an unassisted double play in the eighth frame and closer Carson Palmquist rose to the pitching mound in the ninth, the final result became inevitable. Sure enough, a spectacular Tony Jenkins catch in center field for the final out ignited an orange and green celebration in Gainesville. “It’s been a long time since we’ve won a series against these guys,” Miami head coach Gino DiMare said after the series. “It’s not easy, they’re good program. A lot of people have gone down to the Gators over the years. “It’s huge to win this series,” catcher Adrian Del Castillo said. “It means a lot to meIt’s a once-in-a-lifetime kind of thing.”

SLAM Raymond Gil launches a solo home run in Miami’s series-clinching win at Florida on Feb. 21. Pulling ahead 8-0 after four innings, UM held on for an 8-6 victory. Photo by Miami Athletics

COMMAND Daniel Federman pitches against the Gators in the Feb. 19 seasonopener. The senior struck out seven in an outing lasting four and one-third innings. Photo by Miami Athletics

SQUARE UP Second baseman Anthony Vilar lines up a drag bunt down the third base line against the Gators in the first game of the season. Miami went on to win the series Photo by Miami Athletics

VICTORY Miami players celebrate a Game 2, 10-9 win over Florida on Feb. 20. The 13-inning marathon lasted nearly five hours and set up a series victory an afternoon later. Photo by Miami Athletics

WINNERS Teammates Anthony Vilar and Dominic Pitelli celebrate Tony Jenkins’ game winning catch, clinching the threegame series for Miami. Photo by Miami Athletics


ALL POWER Alex Toral flexes his mustles after a home run in Game 1 against Clemson powering a 12-3 win. Photo by Miami Athletics MARK LIGHT MAGIC Tony Jenkins is showered with gatorade after his sacrifice fly scored CJ Kayfus to defeat Clemson. Miami clinched the series sweep with the win. Photo by Miami Athletics

LONG GONE Alex Toral watches his homer tower over the Ponce de Leon Garage traveling 473 feet from home. Photo by Miami Athletics

Long Ball Small Ball LEADOFF Dominic Pitelli leads off in Game 2 against Clemson ending wtih a 10-2 win against the rivals. Photo by Miami Athletics

Two days after a home run fiesta in the series opener against Clemson, a sacrifice fly clinched the sweep at Mark Light Field Miami had to pull multiple tricks out of its bag as they swept Clemson at Mark Light Field on the weekend of April 16-18. Friday night’s series opener was a home run derby in Coral Gables, with four Hurricanes combining for five homers. Alex Toral dazzled the home crowd with a monster shot that landed on the five-story Ponce De Leon parking garage’s roof beyond the right field wall. Gabe Rivera, Dominic Pitelli and Raymond Gil also joined in on the fun with their own home runs. Miami won easily, 12-3. “It’s supposed to be normal,” Toral said after the game. “With this lineup, that’s supposed to be normal and something that we’re supposed to go out and repeat day after day. Hopefully, we can continue to do this.” An afternoon after the 'Canes clinched the series an evening early, they were locked in a Game 3 dogfight. Clemson tied the game at two runs and was not going to leave South Florida quietly. While dominance and power defined Miami’s weekend up to Sunday’s series finale, they needed precision and deliberate strategy to scrape across a divisive run. The ninth inning was opened with CJ Kayfus and Pitelli — two defensive standouts — reaching base, setting up veteran Tony Jenkins with one out and two men on. Hitting .111 on the year before the plate appearance, this was Jenkins’ chance to be the hero. Deliver he did. The late-game replacement did fly out to deep center field, but scored Kayfus from third base on a sacrifice to earn the Hurricanes a walk-off win, a sweep they were looking for along with some Mark Light magic. “It was just great to be in that position and that situation at the time and an even better feeling to get that done for the team,” Jenkins said after delivering the winning run. “I’ve just got to stay ready whenever my name gets called and I felt like I did that today. It felt really great celebrating with the guys. Everyone seemed very proud of me and I’m just thankful for my team.”


Greeks Greek Life is a core tenent of University life for the many students who choose to ‘Go Greek’ and join an organization There are 2,500 students that participate in 26 fraternities and sororities across the University of Miami. Campus Greek Life focuses on giving students real-life experience while networking through mentoring programs or alumni involvement. These fraternities and sororities provide great experiences for the students involved in them, offering them new connections, new lifelong friendships and memories they will cherish forever.

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Amaro Drive, across the street from the Intramural Fields and athletics complex is Frat housing. Photo courtesy of The Miami Hurricane


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Each year, all four councils and welcome new members. Welcome to Greek life! *List was approved by DOSO Panhellenic Association

Alpha Delta Pi Abigail Pak Aleksandra Fedorov Alexa Mila Mollica Alexandra Philion Alexandra GabrielaMcCauley Allison Micale Allison Paige Hershman Amanda Riley Crane Andrea Jeanne Mancusi-Unargo Angelina Macchio Ankia Markan Anna Elizabeth Taber Anna Lee Melton Anna Maria Davis Brianna Kaylyn Arluk Camille Claudia Pauline Devincenti Chloe Anne McCandless Christina Marie Santora Collette Elisabeth Shea Eleni Kytzdis Emilia Rose Spada Emily Chiong Emily Elizabeth Penner Evelina Khodykina Faith Ann Regester Gabrielle Hearn Genevieve Sloan Gianna Rae Giambrone Giuliana Coto Hannah Rachel Casper Isha Jaymin Patel Jessica Katherine Cain Jiovanna Natalie Fernandez Julia Labs Julia Charisse Casper Julia Loren McAndrew Julia Reese Weiner Kaitlyn Hop Dorfman Kalifornia Marie Panoutsos Katherine Trust Melesko Katie Renee Hoisch Kayleigh Sylvannah Lumia Kelly Zirbel Kristen Sacca Kylee Scott Gallagher

Lacie Elizabeth Hoang Laura Jones Lexi Zisselman Lillian Landis Graul Lindsey Erin Rosenfeld Madeleine Cagnoli Madeleine Grace Culbreth Madeline Wanda Smith Madison Lorraine Mikan Madison Noelle Simone Margaret Sarah Barrow Maria Carolina Basillia Borja Marisol Cayla Ramirez Marissa Honens Maura Lane Markowitz Maya Barmashia Mia Patricia Briones Molly Eisenburg Natalie Rodas Natalie Ann Bone Nina Tatianna Fracalossi Nydia Olga Kyriakopoulos Paige Tatum Hawthorne Paola Roa Payton Madison Wynn Phoebe Oyana Rachel Mae Sanderson Rebecca Marcus Riley Lovett Hanes Sabrina Lazo Sara Sadowski Sarah Jordan Milner Sophia Fernandes Sophia Cristina Amaro Taylor Jurgens Taylor Corinne Greenspan Taylor Gianna Pasacreta Victoria Angela Galvez Vivian Adele Smith Whitney Elizabeth Kripsak Yasmin Wagner

Chi Omega Abigail Briarly Shultz Ainsley Mary Vetter Ailis Clifford Allie Weldon Salvucci Althea Castro De La Mata Amber Elise Kass Ananya Malhorta Annette Juniet Rizo

Brooke Johanna Weiser Cara Gilliland Carissa Angelina Niccoli Cataryna Dea Rodriguez Celeste Landry Chloe Beach Cindy Marquez Coryn Ferguson Cristina Padron Daisy Angelica Perez Dezirae Justine Gilliard Ellen Catherine Otterbach Emily Adele Conti Emily Elizabeth McCabe Emily Kate Morrison Emily Rodham Emma Kean Lewis Emma Nicole Dominguez Erin Michelle Spinner Esther Monexe Fernanda Antonia Salas Franchesca Nicole Ruiz Gabriela Sarah Bentolila Giovanna Brucker Hallie Anne Pruitt Hope Lauren Geissler Isabella Maria Jackson Isabella Tetreault Clark Isabelle Grace Bucolo Jackie Perez Jamie Ribeiro Jamie Kushnir Jamie Ann Moses Janie Rose Lobel Jenna Elizabeth Zabroski Jessica Lourdes Colon Jessica Marie Greer Jia Romero Jocelyn Cori Rodenstein Kareena Patel Kaylee Taylor Mendoza Kristen Lee Forristal Kyra Elizabeth Earley Kylee Krivijanski Lauren Ann Ledon Lilia Ann McKernan Lilliana Sanchez Madeline Elisabeth Carter Madeline Elizabeth Jobin Madeline Kristine Bassalik Margaret Ann Coughlin Mary Simonne Dodge Meghan Christina Mahoney Michelle Turovsky Molly Elizabeth Mackenzie Nicole Elizabeth Kelly

Nicollette Indira Wong Olivia Lorenzo Rachel Stempler Reese Anne Johnson Sabrina Maria Mas Samantha Alicia Suito Samantha Hope Suchsland Samantha Zeigler Sashrika Agarwal Simone Rosemary Weatherspoon Sofia Fleites Sophia Agnes Meibohm Sophia Grace Emanuel Sophia Marie Poslock Sophia Firovante Taylor Overy Taniya Trinidad Victoria Fuentes Zoe Arora

Delta Delta Delta Alexandra Gene Hart Alexandra Yolande Cody Allison Reyes Ally Elizabeth Parr Alyssa Katlynn Robb Amanda Rose Klayman Amanda Ruth McCorkindale Ana Jouvin Andrea Hope Friedman Audrey Elizabeth Lopes Beibhinn Mairead O’Reilly Brooke Estelle Harrison Cailley Price Slaten Caitlin Anna Myron Carley Madison Capra Carolina Gutierrez Caroline Jean Kevin Chloe Melo Costa Christina Johanna Bettink Daniella Rivero Daphne Ricketts Deanna Uddin Dora Rebecca Elice Eliza Jane Ball Ellen Rose Nickodemus Ellyn Darke Emilia Ann Weiss Emily Rebecca Goldstein Emma Catherine Przybylo Emma Grace Massaro Emma Lauren Tishler Estefania Esparza Magana Esther Rose Cusnir Eva Marie Fiore Fionna Sue Magee

Hailey Lee Scarantino Isabella Rose Cascio Isabella Sophia Renaldi Jenna Destro Julia Federica Kurowski Kaeleigh Joyce Flannagan Kate Marie Adams Katherine McRae Lara Souza Gomez Lauren Marla Lusardi Leah Taiba Bloshteyn Mary C Farlese Miah Elizabeth Nicholla Natalia Burgos Natalie Andrea Pemberton Payton Ann Brewer Phoebe Elizabeth Teo Piper Lauren Phillips Rachel Salomon Samantha Yurubi Samya Ababou Sarah Margaret Ziegler Sarah Taylor Savage Savannah Lee Schiebel Savannah Rose Yates Savannah Taylor Steinberg Shirley Anabell Tola Shria Vora Sofia Isabella Puopolo Sophia Elizabeth Powell Sydney Moses Sydney Christine Benson Taylor Studnik Victoria Barr Yanitza Gisselle Velez

Delta Phi Epsilon Alexandra Kate Trombley Alexandra Lia Hummel Alexandria Clare Bennett Alexis Malia Leonard Alice Urtiaga Alice Elizabeth Bradburn Allyson Maya Allyson Rose Joseph Ana Olivia De Gannes Ana Sophia Krikorian Angelica Almonte Anna Marie Volpe Arielle Tess Rohan Brigitte Anne Reid Brooke Sydney Schatz Bryn Leslie Burton Caleigh Quinn Fotiades Carlota Victoria Sagarduy Catherine Brooke Anillo Cathleen McCauley Lyons Chloe Auden Fayad Chloe Ella Coseglia Colleen Anne Terry Cynthia Elizabeth Dillon Dara Etter Eleanor McShane Sundell Eleanor Ruth Andresen Emma Laine Plott Estelle Angelina Bruno Frida Amanda Friis Molin Gemma L Baratta

Grace Frances Myer Grier Catherine Calagione Isabella Kathrine Reisch Isabelle Rane Anderson Jenna Diana Robinson Jessica Sylvia Dickson Joanna Rose Howson Julia Isabella Arnoso Meckley Julia Isabella Arnoso Meckley Julia Mae Tietsworth Juliette Isabella Brophy Kailynn Sarah Fleches Katherine Rebecca Cuyar Katherine Rose Manning Kristen Kelly Dean Leah Jennifer Casteneda Logan Janae Hill Madison Claire Padilla Madison Lexi McAvoy Maisie Laura Keating Margaret Anne Borneman Mariana Martinez Molly Evelyn Brady Morgan Alexis Krempasky Morgan Elizabeth Angelo Morgan Hope Ogden Nicole Alexandra Diaz-Silveira Noelle Anne Bisogno Sarah Frances Viceconte Sarah Gist Schachtel Sarah Lea Benoliel Shannon Ego-Hofmann Shoshana Ronen Sky Makana Dunmyer Sofia Maria Vazquez Sophia Kate Mayo Sophia Marie Sophia Sophie Dunn Gardner Sydney Paige Glassman Tara Alicia Julien Tatum Lee Bach-Sorensen Taylor Zoya Capozzoli Veronica Grace Staron Zoe Blair Weiss

Pi Beta Phi Abby Snipes Abigail Maines Abigail Adera Alex Garcia Alexandra Lieber Allie Edelstein Ally Stankowski Andrea Martinez Andrea Orellana Angelica Torres Arryanna Jordan Ashley Margaritondo Ashley Baumgard Baylee Brochu Bella Fodera Brianna Frank Brianna Parsons Carina Landgraff Caroline McDonald Caroline Kelly Casey Morgan Celia Jairala

Chelsea Pachas Chloe Stemerman Christina Callas Claudia Berthold Connie Airan Daniela Ramirez Danielle Natale Defne Oezdursun Elisabeth Schnell Elizabeth Hahne Elizabeth Duran Emilia Torello Emily Marquez Emma Baskind Emma Gerlach Esther Cai Gianna Centurion Hailey Reiter Ines Eisenhour Isabelle Stanton Isabelle Farah Izzy Sowells Jamy Wong Jess Jacobs Jessica Gomez Julia Harris Julianna LaSorsa Juliette Leyton Kailey Madden Katie Zurek Kaylee Reyes Kyra Buonomo Laney Bloch Laura Caram Lauren Rothschild Layne Nagele Leah Culbert Leticia Milesi-Halle Liana Shtern Lillian Acosta Lilly Botea Madelene Shewmaker Malley Mcguire Marley Cain Maya Logan Maya Feldman Melissa Holguin Minh Ho Mirna Dickinson Natalie Johnson Nicole Suchodolski Noor Gheith Olivia Tonini Olivia McCaw Rachele Angiolini Renee Merriman Rory Fak Rose Schwantner Sadie Maxwell Sam Savitz Savannah Linares Shea Stuyvesant Skylar Bentlin Sofia Gonzalez Sofia Sherman Sophia Nealon Sophie Wright Sophie Ferguson Sydney Kelley

Sylvia Chalfin-Wakeley Sylvia Ortiz Tai Williams Tara Robinson Taryn Case Valentina Rocha Wiktoria Domagala

Sigma Delta Tau Abigail Alexa Silver Alexa Lynn Kantor Alexandra Hope Levin Alexandra Marie Cueto Alison Michelle Meyer Allison Elizabeth Glenn Alyssa Baumel Amelia Rose Buch Andrea Maria Monterrubio Annie LoPinto Arielle Golding Levy Ava Josephine Deeby Avery Marie Niedrowski Casey Crawford Cayla Isabelle Todes Charlotte Hazel Seligson Claire Kim Corrie Fran Rubinfeld Danielle Nussdorf Daryn Heather Kaplan Gabriella Mashaal Gabriella Aliza Pergament Gianna Mia Faraci Hana Blair Hayden Sarah Leff Isabella Luca Isabella Mylonas Isabella Nessim Isabella Evelyn Tobin Isabelle Mari Eisenberg Jenna Cutler Jessie Ryan Glover Jolie Abigail Montlick Josie Tate Shindler Julia Vanessa McDevitt Juliana Colabatistto Karina Andrea Jimenez Kate Lily Russakoff Katelyn Baltes Katherine Travers Blaney Kellie Madison Ulmer Kylie Sora Fox Laura Valerie Noyes Lauryn Rose Matrone Leah Jordyn Levin Lilia Mehr Bhote Lilly Tita Nevo Lindsay Marie Fusco Madison Terry Malia Jaden Freedhand Margaret O’Malley Bires

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GREEK ‘CANES Megan Amanda Spink Melissa Navarro Mia Jessica Martini Mia Rose Zakhour Natalie Ava Lewis Natasha Gabriella Rojany Olivia Castoro Peri Isabele Finkelman Rennie Mikele Alvarez Sage Madison Snyder Sage Parker Knitowski Samantha Marie Ackerman ShoDanielle Sarah Shoyhetbrod Sophia Alysse El-Zahr Sophie Alexandra Ostrove Sophie Davina Himmelfarb Stella Maxine Campbell Sydney Jacobsen Tamara Lia Gee Victoria Rose Rosenstock Zoe Sloan Kay

Zeta Tau Alpha Alexandra Goldman Abigail Kristine McDonald Ainsley Corrine Western Alena Lillia Carabetta Alexandra Rachel Haas Aly Lynn Rubin Alyssa Marie Masternick Alyssa Michelle Plasencia Amanda Coleman Ana Victoria Lithgow Asha Darsit Shah Asha Rani Sharma Ashley Nicole Sutta Audrey Andrea Adl Barbara Marins Bianca Matthews Caitlin Chen Caitlin Elizabeth Breidenbruch Caitlin Scott Slattery Caroline Louise Feldhaus Catherine Marie Pasquella Catherine Mary Culliton Catherine Sophia Bettridge Chiara Jolie Bodor Cierra Spencer Edejer Claire Maeve Pomfret Claire Piper Seinsheimer Doraja Magdalena Reischwitz Eleanor Jessica Parks Elizabeth Nestor Elizabeth Riley Grane Emily Andrea Rodriguez Emma Eileen Van Riper Emma Elyse Peterson Emma Jaye Kershenbaum

Eve Derian Cohen Gabrielle Bush Delgado Hannah Obianuju Nwakibu Heather Fanning Isabella Alejandra Zayas Isabella Anna Paone Emma Elyse Peterson Emma Jaye Kershenbaum Eve Derian Cohen Gabrielle Bush Delgado Hannah Obianuju Nwakibu Heather Fanning Isabella Alejandra Zayas Isabella Anna Paone Isabella Claire Cohen Isabella Magellan Buonomo Ivannia Herrera Jaimee Adams Getty Jeanette Holle Gelfand Betke Jess Day Joelle Taylor Solowiejczyk Jordyn Faith Simon Julia Postell Kacey Coyle Kaitlyn Elizabeth Biery Katherine Beth Lamoureux Katherine Grace Pickens Kelly Elise Bramson Kennedy Paige Munster Lauren Elizabeth Chiappini Lily Gordon Lily Schmutter Logan Anne Heher Madison Lee Hollander Madison Sage Wenig Megan Danielle Shoffner Mia Frances Scholl Natale Joy Taylor Natalie Judge Nina Le Phan Olivia Diane Klinzmann Olivia Maria Cabonero Payton Sydnee Kwintner Rena Palumbo Samantha Anita Lesser Sara Barbara Hafemeister Sarah Rachel Edri Sarah Vantil Schuringa Savannah Harper Shira Jessica Cohn Sloan Christina Lawless Sofia Fidelia Kauderer Sophia Sturek Sophia Adrineh Simonian Sophia Rose Carter Sophia Rose Savitz Sydney Julia Lavelle Sydney Wisonsky Vivianne Maria Martell Zoe Elizabeth Newbolt

Interfraternity Council

Alpha Epsilon Pi Aaron Michael Baxt Aashay Praveen Badgamia Adam Anthony Wadsworth Brandon Cole Horowitz Bryan Christopher Nickerson Cameron Jacob Aaron Casey Cloutier Drew Alexander Halperin Eli David Golden Ethan Andrew Shinder Ethan Scott Brandwein Geoffrey Ross Albert Hayden Seth Jacobs Isaac William Weiner Jacob Mohebban John George Strifas Jordan Siegel Passman Josh Rochlin Justin Blake Hausman Justin David Maglin Kyle Reid Ennis Logan Allen Coach Marcus Phillips Mathieu David Schneider Matthew Aaron Storch Matthew Evan Rothstein Maxwell Leon Davidoff Michael Anthony Sampino Michael Salvatore Pannullo Myles Spencer Perrin Nathan Ben Yishai Dankner Nicholas Mathew Balmann Noah Sam Celler Owen Andrew Simon Owen Sheen Fleming Philip Leslie Gregory Robert Abraham Saltz Shane Jarrett Steinlauf Shawn Kim Steven Albert Isaac Thomas David Hoffmann Trevor Riess Vicente Manuel Nunez William Price Milgrim

Alpha Sigma Phi Ben Gallucci Bryan Nickerson Cameron Aaron Daniel Rebollar Gabriel Davenport Geoffrey Albert Gil Sapolsky Grant Forsee Isaac Weiner

Jack McStocker Geoffrey Albert Gil Sapolsky Grant Forsee Isaac Weiner Jack McStocker Jacob Edwards Mathieu Schneider Max Quidley Michael Sampino Nathan Dankner Owen Fleming Owen Simon Robert Saltz Samuel Raus Sebastian Khairkhahan Stanley Kaszuba Taran Pandya Vicente Nunez William Miller

Beta Theta Pi Aleksandr Simonelli Benjamin Eric Lewis Benjamin Jordan Honig Brandon Noah Assam Brendan Joseph Ernst Bryce Andrew Zimmerman Cade Retino Christopher Aidan Cahan Corey Joseph Pisapia Devin Michael Walpole Dominic Charles Pizzico Gregory Korsun Jacob Alexander Van Gieson Jared Troy Kulman Jason Paul Fiske Joseph John Squillace Joseph Lochlan Wicker Luke Stanner McCrae Anderson Michael Joseph Agrama Michael Nicholas Millimaci Nicholas Joseph Marino Patrick Johnston Ramsey Marshall Morris Samuel Victor Fischer Sawyer Christian Hoyt Sean Patrick Pratt Trevor William Reilly Michael Eugene O’Reilly Noah Jaccard Raedan Shirali Goldblum Riley Alexander Breaux Rory Alexander Peters

Lambda Chi Alpha Alan Meyer Katz Alexander Barton Andew Knotts Andrew Jacob Kaplan Anthony Dao Ben Madison Casey Robert Dutch Dane Donich Dido Franchesci

Dominick Bello Ethan Joseph Gany Ethan Zachary Goldberg Ethan Robbins Jonathan Paul Occhipinti Justin Garber Justin Tulloch Kevin Li Kevin Christopher Oakley Kyle Somelofske Michael Dancsecs Michael McGurk Paul Tautenhahn Victor Song

Phi Delta Theta Aaron Lee Fishman Aden Tej Lalonde Alex William Kelley Arthur Borinsky Brandon HochahnLee Brett Nathan Siegal Connor Joseph Corcione Harrison Dean Lewan-Packer Jack Dunn Jay Patrick Feltham Jeffrey Quinn Potvin Matthew Alejandro Maya Martinez Noah Takashi Koike Rodolfo Kyle Fabre Theodore Morton Lester Troy Lucas Pastor

Pi Kappa Alpha Alexander Michael Schrock Alexzander Vu Bradley Smitherman Ritter Cage Leblanc Cameron Blair Pomeroy Carson Nathan Wine Diego Garcia-Davidson Eli Zied Garrett James Francis Gavin Werner Middleton Isaiah Smith Jacob Cole Fondacaro Luke William Rustum Mark Edward Carbone Maximilian Benjamin Gieseman Maxwell Lawrence Sorger Mikhal Akhund Nathaniel D’Angelo Valentine Nicholas Gerald Heinzen Owen Kevin Bornhors Rudolph Theodore Stonisch Ryan Egan Samuel Becker Samuel Bryant Crewse Samuel Robert Curran Sean Halbert Thomas Everett Orlic Tyler Justin Sisko Vincent Anthony Barbaro Vincent Joseph Delorenzi Zachary Samuel Yakubovich

Pi Kappa Phi Benjamin Oren Kovacs Brett Stephen Ryan Carlo Chase Longordo Christopher Albert Salazar Henry Fischer Nathan Isaac Henshaw Golub Jackson Brent Seagrave Jacob Harrison Barrett Jesse Nathaniel Schafer John Thomas Burke Liam James Conrad Louis Michael Colaiacovo Mason Forte Matt Angelo Matthew Joni Pereira Mayan Christoph Ewert Nicholas Abrams Nicholas Robert Freda Ryan Alexander Grant Sammy Silich Samuel Joseph Hershkovitz Samuel Paul Stiles Thomas Broderick Moore Trevor Wargo Tyler Turner Will Sullivan

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Aspen Razi Gitter Brayden Maximus Gazette Brian Francis Mullen Callahan Fitzhugh Inge Charles Ethan Weill Christopher James Kourgelis Collin Euvino Derek Joseph Sullivan Edward Blake Miller Jacob William Cozine Jake Matthew Liberman John Michael Christopoul Jonathan Alexander Colt Liam Iossa Liam Nelson Marc Ross Barskie Nathan Edward Sfida Nick C Litowitz Noah George Rosenthal Richard Jacob Larsen Samuel Joseph Sachs Sean Paul Grasso Thomas Rodberg

Sigma Chi Aidan Anderson Brendan Richard Kearns Cameron James King Carlos Gabriel Huembes Cedric Renel Lafleur Charles Braden Chernawsky Chase Vincent Cook Daniel Alexander Skolnick Daniel John Fitzpatrick Dillon Filip Londin Dogukan Oner Evan Ross Erman

Grant Cotugno Jared Thomas Jordan Jonathan Royce Grotzinger Joseph Anthony Canosa Joshua Gennaro Mirabella Kieran M Gilchrist Lucas Ridge Cole Mario Vincent Ferrara Max Tauber Max William Baker Michael Dergarabedian Nicholas Joesph Rosato Noah Baker Omer Lorenzo Del Genio Phineas James Graeff, Preston Jacob Wachtell Robert Darrell Krumme Ryan Christopher Meagher Samuel Daniel Ifrah Stefano Pasquale Troia Thomas Steven Pernetti William Joseph Cincotta Zachary Edward Lemanski

Sigma Phi Epsilon Adam Cole Hostig Alejandro Andres Castro Antonio Pacheco Arya Narayan Sandella Benjamin McGann Easton Benjamin Samuel Troob Connor Fox David Luke Wyler David Macduffie Cochran Enea Mariano Cominelli Felipe Sarmiento Gavin Patrick McKenna Gustavo Alfredo Salazar Jack Rubin Jack William Copeland John Griffin Koontz John Joseph Zekich John Phillip Comella John Preston Gangemi Joshua Alexander Schwartz Kyle Pearson Massimo Antonio Feroce Maxwell Slade Gentle Nathan James Lieber Nicholas Andrew Gonzalez Perry Pappas Peter Matthew Goldberg Ross Zachary Vaygensberg Ryan Jordan Ayala Sebastian Jiu Chow Chin Tate Bradley Nowell Tyson Nicholas Hanning William Beretta Perik

Tau Kappa Epsilon Aidan Flint Aidan Ryder Akshay Advaney Andrew Lahrheim Brandon Astor Brett Lubliner

Brian Goldberg Brian Feal Bryan Bahm Chase Anderson Chris O’Connor Connor Pottle Daniel Douer Dylan Waks Dylan Noell Francis McKiernan Franco Negron Harrsion Kellner Isaac Hentel Jacob Bolling Jason Feldman João Corbellini John Langenfeld John Kennedy Josh Rotman Keyur Dhungana Layth Hammed Matthew Rossi Miles Bernstein Nader Youssef Nicholas Duenas Nicholas Calle Riley Walters Robert Morrissey

National Pan-Hellenic Council

Alpha Phi Alpha Naseem Beyah-Bryant

Omega Psi Phi Ellington Rutledge Grey Peoples Juan Reyes Ramirez

Sigma Gamma Rho Eboni Arnold

Zeta Phi Beta Jalen Laney Vanessa Hilaire

Multicultural Greek Council

Delta Epsilon Psi Christian Rivera Ethan Kumar Pavan Gudoor Rohith Edupuganti Romir Basu Samuel Fenwick Shan Duggal Vijay Sastry

Lambda Theta Alpha Charity Gabrielle Minana Liliana Verónica Bravo Shayma Hammound Fuentes


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HOME All six sororities participate in virtual spring recruitment per university and CDC regulations Contrary to past Bid Day celebration at The Rock, the Panhellenic Association found inovative ways to conduct recruitment week from the comfort of their home due to the rise in cases caused by the pandemic. Resiliently, all six sororities (Chi Omega, Sigma Delta Tau, Zeta Tau Alpha, Delta Delta Delta, Alpha Delta Pi, and Delta Phi Epsilon) did their best to congratulate their newest members via Zoom and had a successfully recruitment week per the regulations placed by the current administration and executive board of the Panhellenic Association for a safe celeration with their new sisters.


244 244 DREAMLAND Sophmore Miko Furuya of Alpha Delta Pi celebates the incoming pledge class in a field of purple, silver, and white balloons as celebration and excitment spreads like wild. Photo courtesy of Miko Furuya SISTERHOOD Sophomores Chelsey Jacobs, Nina Barbieri, and Lauren Powers of Sigma Delta Tau head to campus and reunite with their sisters as their embraces their new members. Photo courtesy of Michelle Lee


The new pledge class of Chi Omega gather vitually during Bid Day and celebrate their new sisterhood. Freshmen Sabrina Mas, Maggie Coughlin, Brooke Weiser, Lilia McKernan, Sophomore Sophia Meibohm, Freshmen Simone Weatherspoon, Lauren Ledon, Sophomore Ellen Otterbach, Freshmen Madeline Jobin, Kyra Earley, Janie Lobel, Emily Conti, Maddy Cater, Kaylee Mendoza, Kareena Patel, Fernanda Salas, Hallie Pruitt, Meghan Mahoney, Hope Geissler, Erin Spinner, Rachael Cheren, Emma Dominguez, Carissa Niccoli, Senior Rachel Benowitz, and Freshman Dezirae Gilliard. Photo courtesy of Julie Erhardt

ZZZ...TA Sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha return to campus after brunch and continue their celebration for PC’ 21. Front Row: Sophomore Story Langston, Sophmore Kaitlyn Carino, Sophomore Regan Chatwin, Junior Rea Cranwell. Back Row: Sophmore Charlotte Hoffman, Sophomore Laura Hopman, Sophomore Kate Walsh, Sophomore Casey Grafstein. Photo courtesy of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority

HUDDLE UP, TEAM! New and older sisters of Delta, Delta, Delta celebrate around the ‘U’ statue sisterhood and the new semester! Front Row: Freshmens Cait Myron, Lauren Lusardi, Sophia El-Zhar, Kaeleigh Flannagan, Hailey Towbin, Lacie Greenwald, Miah Nicolls. Back Row: Freshmens Emma Alonso, Britney Ragoonath, Isabella Popadiuk. Photo courtesy of Isabella Popadiuk UNICORN MANIA The women of Delta Phi Epsilon dress as

their sorority mascot while they continue their celebration and PC ‘21 . Front Row: Sophomores Nicole Katz, Emma Malone, Emma Goodstein. Back Row: Sophomores Jordan Brunner, Isabella ShariSharifi, fi, Hannah Hannah Arslainian, Arslainian, HaleyHaley Kuproski. Kuproski. PhotoPhoto courtesy by Kirra of Kirra Perry Perry


FUNDING FOR LOCAL HEROS The brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha raise $12,545.90 for the local firefighters of the City of Coral Gables through philanthropic

efforts, fundraising shirts, and donations from, participating sororities, friends, family members, and members of the student body. Photo courtesy of Pi Kappa Alpha


Sophomore Andrew Johnson of Alpha Sigma Phi volunteers to get pied by sisters of Delta Phi Epsilon graciously donate money for his fraternity’s philanthropy Active Minds. Photo Courtesy of Alpha Sigma Phi

FOR THE KIDS Sophomore Anthony Dao of

Lambda Chi Alpha and president of UNICEF’s campus chapter spoke on the importance of collecting fun and creative toys for Nickilus childrens hospital in an interview. Photo courtesy of Lambda Chi Alpha


conducts research on the effects of heat stressors on our oceanic coral reef system at our Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science campus in Key Biscayne, FL. Photo courtesy of Alpha Sigma Phi

FEEDING FOR AMERICA Lambda Chi Alpha brother Freshman Jordan Teitelbaum gets his hair shaved off by fellow brother Sophomore Alexander Barton after recieving a donation of $200 for their organization’s philanthropy Feeding for America to raise awareness. Photo courtesy of Lambda Chi Alpha

better men for the

FUTURE Faced with adversities, fraternity council continue shapping leaders for tomorrow

THE PRICE FOR PHILANTHROPY Junior Kristen Dean, Junior Zach Fishman, Junior

Alex Joseph, Sophomore Tim Callahan, Sophomore Andrew Johnson, and Junior Sophie Gardner secure Delta Phi Epsilon’s first place while fundrasing and donating money for Alpha Sigma Phi’s philanthropy, dressing up as the sorority’s mascot. Photo courtesy of Alpha Sigma Phi

Between fraternities throwing off-campus parties and cease-functions orders due to disobeying administrative restrictions, the Interfraternity Council succeeded on enusring their organizations and its members had a productive and contributing year in the midst of an experimental year for universities all across the nation. Sophomore Alex Barton expressed how “good men are the building blocks of a strong IFC. In Lambda, we push each other to excel in class, our fraternity, our university, and our community. Even though we were faced with a global situation, I look back at my desision to join Greek Life and can say I am glad I did, and that I am a brother in Lambda Chi Alpha” With virtual fundrasing, taking responsibilty for their actions, and limited in-person cross council philanthropic participation, the IFC has shapped their brothers on overcome situations and become well-equiped leaders for their own future. MAKING WISHES COME TRUE Sophomore Sarah Mills, Junior Raedan Goldblum, Jean Pierre, Freshman Rory Peters, Junior Andrew Goheen, and Sophomore Olivia Moll successfully particiated in Chi Omega’s Make-A- Wish cornhole tournament in effort to help raise money for their Week-of-Wishes philanthropy and grant their recipient’s wish. Photo courtesy of Lambda Chi Alpha

TAPPED Senior Alejandro Rengifo of Beta Theta Pi gets tapped into the Iron Arrow Honor Society- the highest honor one can recieve as a student, faculty or alumni. Photo courtesy Alejandro Rengifo IMPACING OUR OCEANIC COMMUNITY The brothers

of Phi Delta Theta and the sisters of Zeta Tau Alpha participated in a cross council beach day service clean up with Clean This Beach Up during Halloween weekend collected nearly 326 pounds of trash at the South Pointe Beach. Photo Courtesy of Phi Delta Theta


continuing our own

LEGACY Overshadowed by fellow councils, the Multicultural Greeks aims to adapt as it continues on their legacy

Known as one of the small Greek councils around campus, the Multicultural Greek Council is determined to continue their presense on campus event though its leaders are graduating seniors. Senior Jarelis Cabrera, council president and president of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority explained how “it has been challenging, but I think everyone can say it’s kinda brought some people closer together since we would normally meet in physical spaces.” Sinced the sping semester commenced, Cabrera’s one women sorority became a four women sorority- a symbolic gesture of continuing their legacy as our campus’ first Latin sorority and the first Greek organization to establish the Multicultural Greek Counci, and Delta Espsilon Psi Fraternity inducted a new pledge class. Though Sigma Lambda Gamma was not able to induct a pledge class for the following year, the bond all three organizations have will ensure that its legacy will continue and be revived once the baton is passed onto the next generation.


Jazmin De La Rosa of Florida International University’s Gamma Pi chapter helps recruit potential new members for the Beta Sigma chapter at the Meet the Greeks event. As a result of the event, three members have been fully inducted into the Beta Sigma chapter.

Photo courtesy of Lambda Theta Alpha Gamma Pi


Jordan Lewis of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority represents her organization as its president during the Meet The Greeks event as she ferociously serches for potential new members to continue the legacy both her and past sisters have created while studying at Miami.

Photo courtesy of Sigma Gamma Lambda sorority

A STEP TOWARDS ENDING HUNGER Sophomores Shan Duggal, Rohith Edupuganti, and Junior Eshwar Mohan of Delta Epsilon Psi finish making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for their thursday chapter program in the fall semester. Photo courtesy of Delta Epsilon Psi


CHANGEMAKERS Senior Jarelis Cabrera of Lambda Theta Al-

pha Sorority collected 100 articles of children’s clothing to detained children held by ICE to The US Committee of Refugees and Immigrants at Lake Worth, Florida. Photo courtesy of Lambda Theta Alpha

Visiting sisters and chapter alumnae of Florida International University’s Phi Gamma chapter show Sigma Lambda Gamma president Senior Jordan Lewis support as she showcases the beauty of her sorority to potential new members during the Meet The Gammas event held during the fall semester. Photo courtesy of FIU

Sigma Lambda Phi Gamma

PROVIDING FOR OTHERS Junior Pranav Sriraman of Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity provides peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to homeless residents around the City of Miami and its neighborhoods as part of his fraternity’s community service, PB Jueves, initative for the academic year. Photo courtesy of Delta Epsilon Psi


Seniors Kaylie Cohen and Isabelle Akinyemiju of the Yellow Rose Society, and Senior Jordan Lewis of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority cross collaborated and volunteered at the Lotus House as they collect donations, canned goods, and sanitary goods for nonprofit’s annual Womens Hygine Drive. Photo courtesy of Sigma Lambda Gamma


Senior and president Jarelis Cabrera of Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority takes part in the November 2021 presidential election after voting at the Watsco Center at the Coral Gables Campus. Photo courtesy of Lambda Theta Alpha

INITIATED Juniors Pranav Srira-

man and Eshwar Mohan, Freshman Sam Fenwick, Sophomores Christian Riviera and Pranav Gudoor, and Alumni Pranav Chugh celebrate the initiation of the Tau and Sigma classes.

Photo courtesy of Rohith Edupuganti

GRADUATED Senior Jordan Lewis, president of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc. celebrates her academic achievements as she prepares to graduate from the School of Communications with Cum Laude honors. Photo courtesy of Sigma Lambda Gamma


TAKING ACTION Junior Ellington Rutledge of Omega Psi Phi took the opportunity to speak with former Congresswoman Donna Shalala about national politics and what courses she will be teaching next semester. Photo courtesy by Octavio


A HELPING HAND Junior Caleb Harris of Alpha Phi Alpha assists the Miami-Dade Police Department and True Gospel Holiness Christian Center by distributing fresh produce to unprivilaged families in times of need. Photo courtesy of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

PROVIDING FOR OTHERS Senior Kimberly Overton of Sigma Gamma Rho gave packaged masks for children to use prior to the academic year for schools across South Florida. Photo

courtesy of Kimberly Overton

BACK TO BUSINESS Senior Taj Bland, Junior Justin Herbert, Junior Tre William Eric Jamison III, Senior Stephen Ewing, Senior Andrew Whigham, and Junior Isaiah Holmes of Kappa Alpha Psi and their advisor, Professor Winston Warrior, perpare recruiting students near the Shalala Student Center to grow their chapter. Photo courtesy of Winston Warrior


Omega Psi Phi fraternity contributed with unloading boxes of used and new clothing, fresh produce, and canned goods for the South Florida Goodwill center along with his brothers and volunteers of the community. Photo courtesy of Octavio Kpotogbe

Junior Leïla Metellus, Senior Xavier Howard, and Alumna Daniella Barton of Zeta Phi Beta sorority and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity had the chance of collecting supplies for Miami’s homeless. Photo courtesy Zeta Phi Beta

FOR THE CHILDREN Junior Leïla Metellus of Zeta Phi Beta collected stuffed animals for Nickelus Children’s Hospital for younger patients that have been in contact with the virus and are receiving treatment. Photo courtesy of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

a united

FRONT With poise, gratitude and integrity the Divine Nine continues impacting their community and excel in the classroom


Ponder of Delta Sigma Theta distributes supplies for the Lotus House. Photo courtesy of Morgan Threatt

FUNDING FOR FUTURE LEADERS Seniors Marckell Williams and Octavio Kpotogbe of Omega Psi Phi present George Pickens IV from Miami Northwestern Senior High School a $500 scholorship after winning the chapter’s Achievement Week High School Essay Contest. Photo courtesy of Omega Psi Phi

Cultivating the spirit and culture of their founders, these historical Black sororities and fraternities continue upholding the values embedded through their organizations to ensure academic success, standing up to social injustice against within the community, and being true to themselves as leaders in the community. Furthermore, these Greek men and women have demonstrated leadership and academic excellence in and out of the classroom, “I’ve been president for a year and a half. Sometimes it’s a challenge, [but] I really do rely on my resources such as alumni and chapter advising” said Senior Kimberly Overton, fall semester president of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, “the nature of how we operate [while] blending old traditions in a new age of being Greek, figuring out how to merge those things together to make a chapter grow. You have a lot of weight on your shoulders in terms of the legacy of your chapter [and keeping] your organization alive.”


SEARCHING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION Seniors Morgan Threatt, Reina Mitchom, Juniors Amber Ponder,

Kiki Aderoju, and Senior Taliah Boyd of Delta Sigma Theta recruit near the Shalala Student Complex Center in search of the next leaders to continue growing the legacy of the Tau Rho chapter. Photo courtesy of Morgan Threatt/ Delta Sigma Theta

Junior Eboni Arnold of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority has the privilage of being tapped into the Omicron Delta Kappa Academic Honor Society as Senior Giselle De La Rua presents her with the organization’s letters and ceremonial bell as she gets tapped.

Photo courtesy of Sigma Gamma Rho


Greeks gone


of Coral Gables police officers were seen in front of an off-campus fraternity party after recieing a tip from the university’s police department without writing any report or enforcing MiamiDade County’s social distancing guidelines.

WILD Going against protocols placed by the administartion, half of Greek Life attends parties maskless and catch Coronavirus Despite the administration’s protocols, Greek Life operations were in full swing throughout the academic year. Fraternity parties were a common problem during the fall semester, and some sorority members said the previous lack of consequences has led to an increased party scene this semester. “The administration did nothing last semester. Why wouldn’t they just party more?” said a sorority member who provided recent photos, text messages and first-hand accounts of rampant partying. Actions taken in the fall semester have proven ineffective in deterring Greek Life members from hosting and attending parties, but some members have tried to listen and speak out to no avail. Multiple students who attended these parties had tested positive for the virus. Those that attended said there was not a mask in sight. One Greek member explained why he continues to party, “I pay 50k a year to be here to party,” he said. As a result, four fraternities have been supended and one has offically been closed.

Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane Newspaper

PANDEMIC PARTYING Maskless students packed close together at a party that had

more than 100 people and was hosted by Sigma Chi Fraternity resulting in cease and desist order from the Dean Of Students Office instructing Greek organizations from hosting events for the academic year. Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane and Jesse Lieberman

Wording was provided as a courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

ANONYMOUS Two female students were

FAST PACE Three female students are seen leaving party

hosted by Sigma Phi Espilon fraternity getting ready to attend the next party. Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

caught enjoying festivities at the Beta Theta Pi pool party during the fall semester where members of Alpha Delta PI sorority heavily attended and at least four members have said they all believe they contracted the virus there. Photo and captioning

courtesy of The Miami Hurricane and Jesse Lieberman.

BOAT BANGERS Members of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Zeta Tau Alpha sorority crammed onto a boat, partying without masks during the spring semester a day after the closing of all Panhellenic suites and fraternity houses per rise instudent cases as they continue to violate social distancing policies at various off-campus locations. Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane


communted to Duval Street in the Florida Keys maskless in their costumes as if this were a normal year resulting in many peers either infected or placed into insolation units on and off-campus. Photo and caption courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

COWBOYS, AM I RIGHT? Fraternity brothers attended a Halloween party hosted by different fraternities, not participating in social distancing guidelines from the Dean of Students Office. Photo courtesy of Anonymous

BY THE MASSES Members of Alpha Delta Pi and Pi Kappa Alpha gather at Crandon Beach maskless disregarding saftey regulations placed by the administration and DOSO. Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

THE GREAT MIGRATION Several students gather outside of Dirty Harrys

in the Florida Keys during Halloween weekend disragrding the social distancing guidelines the administration set in place for all students living on and off campus go around the city. Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane

OVERLOAD Several students gathered for a pool party hosted by Beta Theta Pi fraternity unmasked, blatantly violating social distancing guidelines placed by President Frenk, members of his administration, and the Dean Of Students Office. Photo and captioning courtesy of The Miami Hurricane and Jesse Lieberman


new greeks on the

BLOCK Despite changes around campus, Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council welcome two new organizations

Though Greek life on campus has had an unsetteling turn of events from rising cases to unauthorized fraternity gatherings, all four Greek councils gave a Hurricane welcome Pi Beta Phi sorority and the re-chartering of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity to our campus. Sophomore and Pi Beta Phi executive team member Laney Bloch expressed she “debated the idea of joining a sorority and had decided greek life wasn’t for me, until I found out that Pi Phi was coming to miami. My mom is a Pi Phi, so it seemed a little bit like “fate”.” With both organizations hoping for the best, Pi Phi and TKE seemed to have adjusted in their new homes at Miami in the Panhellenic suite and, with the help of their cross council Greek brothers and sisters, will thrive and represent our insitution to the best of their abilities for many years.


Sophomore Layth Hamed, Sophomore Brian Feal, Sophomore Andrew Lahrheim, Junior Nader Youssef, and Freshman Issac Hentel particiated in a decorated car competiton for a driveby parade . As a result, they came in first place in Chi Omega’s Make-A-Wish philanthropy week. Photo courtesy of Jacob


the establishment of their organization, the first executive team of the Florida Eta chapter took leadership workshops to ensure their for years to come. First row: Junior Sofia Gonzalez, Senior Julia Harris, Sophomore Laney Bloch, Junior Connie Airan, Junior Emily Marquez, Sophomore Olivia Marisol, and Freshman Brianna Frank. Photo courtesy of Alex Garica


Freshman Miles Bernstein, Sophomores Frank McKiernan and Riley Walters, and Freshman Issac Hentel finish Chi Omega’s Corn Hole competiton for their Make-A-Wish philanthropy week. As a result of their valient efforts throughout the week, the Gamma Delta colony placed first in Chi Omega’s Week-ofWishes while getting to know the sisters. Photo

courtesy of Jacob Bolling

EYES ON THE PRIZE Freshmen Allie

RUSH PI PHI! Dorothy Ruoff, Christiana Holladay, and Sarah Moore of Pi Phi’s headquarters came during the fall semester to recruit for the Florida Eta chapter. Photo courtesy of Pi Beta Phi

Edelstein and Chloe Stemerman participte in Alpha Sigma Phi’s Corn Hole tournament on the IM Fields while helping them raise money for their philanthropy of the semester: Active Minds. As one of the many philanthropies Phi Beta Phi will participate during their time at Miami, the events for Alpha Sigma’s philanthropy helped Pi Phi get to know the fraternity and Panhell sisters. Photo

courtesy of Ester Cai

BETTER MEN FOR A BETTER WORLD Sophomores Harrison Keller and Riley Walters table near the Shalala Student Center to recruite students interested in rushing their fraternity with the help of our very own Sebastian the Ibis. Photo courtesy of Jacob Bolling and TKE

WELCOME TO HEAVEN Sophomores Emma Gerlach and

Emillia Torello gather for Pi Beta Phi’s first Sisterhood retreat dressed as their sorority’s symbol. Photo courtesy of Alexandra Garica

REFOUNDING MEMBERS Returing back to campus after leaving 21 years ago, the new class of the Gamma Delta Colony of Tau Kappa Epsilon returns from an in-person brothrhood retreat to get to know one another and secure the core values of their organizations for the future of their fraternity on campus. First row: Sophomore Matthew Rossi, Sophomore Andrew Lahrheim, Junior Layth Hamed, Sophomore Frank McKiernan, Sophomore Riley Walters, Sophomore Keyur Dhungana, Sophomore Nick Duenas, second row: Sophomore John Langenfeld, Sophomore Harrison Kellner, Freshman Chase Anderson, Junior Aidan Flint, Junior Jake Bolling, Sophomore Aidan Ryder, Junior Nader Youssef, Sophomore John Kennedy, third row: Sophomore Jason Feldman, Freshman Miles Bernstein, Sophomore Bobby Morrissey, Freshman Franco Negron, and Sophomore Bryan Bahm. Photo courtesy of Jacob Bolling and the new class of Gamma Delta Colony of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity


AWARENESS The members of

Team Hockey (ZTA, Beta, and AEPi) united and painted the winning portrait of the Art Show demonstrating the burden mental health plays in ones life. Photo courtesy of Julie Spicer

OFF TO THE RACES Greek Week executive members Sophomores Ally Gaddy and Katerina Jenkins head off to the first in erson event o reek Week at the Foote Green- football throwing. Photo courtesty of Greek Week

DETERMINATION Junior Julie Erdhart leads Team Racing as her team laces in first or the week and winnin this year. Photo courtesy of Sydney Schwartz

A JOB WELL DONE Senior Kate Plogstedt, Sophomore Jon Colt, Freshman Charlie Weill, Junior Sydney Schwartz, and Sophomore John hristo oul o ea acin finished up their basketball game and feel great. Photo courtesy of Sydney Schwartz


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let the games

BEGIN Along with social regulations placed by administration and the Dean of Students Office, Greek Week has successful turn-out

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letters with a



Whether you are in a sorority or fraternity, your letters are a calling card, a privilege, and a honor. From trendy masks to establishing new classics to transforming male fashion in the city of modern culture and style, let’s take a look thoughout the year to see how these different Greeks represented their organizations in the most iconic way possible: fashion.

A NEW LOOK FOR LOUNGE WEAR The sisters of Tri Delta hit the road in their white

and pink sweats with decals of their founding year and the name of their organization. Front row: Junior Isabella Palmeri and Senior Sherley Gelman back row: Junior Grace Braider, Sophomore Kendall Colaluca, and Sophomore Jackie Hirsch. Photo courtesy of Isabella Palmeri

GOLF, ANYONE? Freshman Mia Briones, Sophomore Alexandra Philion, Freshman Kelly

Zirbel and Freshman Sigi Cohen of Alpha Delta Pi are dressed in black ADPI t-shirts with a golf skirts while wearing black baseball caps embrodered with their letters and sneakers as they get ready to head-out for dinner after their Big/Little reveal. Photo courtesy of Kelly Zirbel

FRATERNITY PRIDE Senior Hasani Knight

of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. honors his Greek organization as he wears its crest on a bucket hat and the organization letters in a long-sleeve in their colors purple and gold. Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi


Jordan Lewis of Sigma Lambda Gamma rocks her letters in military camo pants with her sister Shaura Philips from the FIU Phi Gamma chapter wearing a baseball styled letters shirt and ripped jeans. Photo courtesy of Jordan Lewis


stereotypical Frat guy outfit Sophomore Toby Kamish, Senior John Roberts, Junior Will Rosenberg, Junior Adam Freundlich, and Senior Bryce Pickett know how to represent their fraternities in Miami style. Photo courtesy of Teagan Polizzi

MASKING FOR OTHERS Juniors Olivia Humpel and Madison Clinger of Chi Omega mask-up in their MakeA-Wish philanthropy inspired masks while complying with regulations placed by the administration during Panhell’s spring semester recruitment week. Photo courtesy of Julie Erhardt

LEADING THE WAY Freshmen Felipe Sarmiento and Jamie Aijala of Sigma Phi Epsilon are dressed in a baby blue long-sleeve with white letters and navy short and a short-sleeve black top with a Toronto Raptors logo under the words ‘Sig Ep’ with while jeans both wearing street shoes. Photo courtesy of Steve Kruszenski



Senior Reese Pitts and Junior Sebastien Beaulieu of Alpha Phi Alpha collaborated with UThrift collect clothing and food donations benefitting the Lotus House Women’s Shelter. Photo courtesy of Miles Pendleton and Alpha Phi Alpha


Senior Kimberly Overton of Sigma Gamma Rho helped provide school supplies and masks for children. Photo courtesy of Kimberly Overton and SiGRho

HUMILITY Senior Jarelis Cabrera of Lambda Theta Alpha distributed hygiene kits to homeless and displaced youth throughout downtown Miami. Photo courtesy of Lambda Theta Alpha

THINK PINK Junior Lea Shah and

Senior Danielle Winer of Zeta Tau Alpha thank students for participating in events for their philanthropy, Breast Cancer Education and Awareness.

Photo courtesy of Allison Gherovici and ZTA

service above


Whether it is community service or philanthropic fundrasing for non-profits, members of all four Greek councils and their organizations believe service above self is essential in their growth as students and future leaders and innovators within the community, their respective careers, and nationally. A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY Senior Morgan Threatt, Junior Reina Mitchom, Senior

Amber Ponder, Senior Kiki Aderoju, and SeniorTaliah Boyd of Delta Sigma Theta distribute boxes of fresh produce for families affected the pandemic. Photo courtesy of Morgan Threatt

A UNITED FRONT Brothers and Sisters of the National Pan-Hellenic Council took initiative and gathered 15 bags of trash during their council beach clean-up. Photo courtesy of NPHC

CATERING TOWARDS OTHERS Senior Olivia Ginsberg of Alpha Delta Pi drops of catered food to her sorority’s philanthropy, the Ronald McDonald House of South Florida, since kitchens are closed to volunteers due to the pandemic and people not allowed in the kitchen to cook at the moment. Photo courtesy of Catie Remsen

ILLUMINATING OTHERS The brothers of Lambda Chi A CLEANER ENVIROMENT Juniors Dani Tenberg and Maddy Wagner of Chi Omega

help collect ocean debree during their sorority’s beach clean-up. Photo courtesy of Maddy Wagner

Alpha participated and volunteered in the community bike walk event for the City of Coral Gables. Photo courtesy of Andrew Goheen


CELEBRATION Sophomores Ally Gaddy and Maddison Mermaid celebrate the first days of spring recruitment near the Cox Science Building in classic spring style. Photo Courtesy of Delta, Delta, Delta

recognizing our

LEADERS Annual Greek awards ceremony goes virtual and continues recognize leadership within students

Each year, the AGLO awards recognizes quality leadership, unity, resilience, and community service. The Association of Greek Letter Organization conducted their virtual ceremony to celebrate and recognize the teamwork and efforts Greek Life leader and their members faced this academic year. With a year of uncertainty and instability, these leaders represented not only their brothers and sisters, but their organization. Nominations for individuals are accepted, however chapter awards are selected when reviewed by and if an organization is up to the Greek Community Standards and the Dean of Students Office. Congratulations this year’s recipients and their organizations. OUTSTANDING CHAPTER PRESIDENT Andrew Goheen, Lambda Chi Alpha Julie Erhardt, Chi Omega Morgan Threatt, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. OUTSTANDING CHAPTER ADVISOR Matt Lull, Lambda Chi Alpha Jessica Ohanian, Chi Omega Dr. Kieitta Givens, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Cristina Jane Torres, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. WILLIAM W. SANDLER JR. FRATERNITY MAN OF THE YEAR Jean Pierre Vilcherrez, Lambda Chi Alpha SORORITY WOMAN OF THE YEAR Giselle Spicer, Chi Omega OUTSTANDING NEW MEMBER Savannah Harper, Zeta Tau Alpha Dido Franceschi, Lambda Chi Alpha Vanessa Hilaire, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPY Sigma Phi Epsilon Sigma Delta Tau Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. OUTSTANDING UNITY/ COMMUNITY Chi Omega Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Lambda Chi Alpha OUTSTANDING CAMPUS RELATIONS Sigma Delta Tau Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. THE MARY B. MERRITT PANHELLENIC AWARD Sarah Carraher, Delta Phi Epsilon DEAN’S AWARD FOR SERVICE Anika Bhavnani, Chi Omega Jarelis Cabrera, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Marckell Williams, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. THE RHO LAMBDA SPIRIT AWARD Arianna Amato, Delta Delta Delta THE ORDER OF THE OMEGA AWARD Olivia Zukowski, Zeta Tau Alpha OUTSTANDING ADMINISTRATOR Whitney O’Regan MOST IMPROVED CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP 2020 Chi Omega Sigma Phi Epsilon Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. HIGHEST CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP 2020 Zeta Tau Alpha Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc. Beta Theta Pi Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

OUTSTANDING SOPHOMORE Ethan Robbins, Lambda Chi Alpha Kylie Prieto, Zeta Tau Alpha

OUTSTANDING CHAPTER OF THE YEAR Pi Kappa Alpha Zeta Tau Alpha Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

OUTSTANDING JUNIOR Raedan Goldblum, Lambda Chi Alpha Julie Spicer, Zeta Tau Alpha Leila Metellus, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.


OUTSTANDING SENIOR Miles Pendleton, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Shirley Gelman, Delta Delta Delta OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE Sigma Phi Epsilon Sigma Delta Tau Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

DR. WILLIAM BUTLER SCHOLARSHIP Mario Suarez, Sigma Phi Epsilon 2021-2022 BILL MCCOY SCHOLARSHIP Juan Ramirez, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.



Student Student Organizations Organizations are are the the key key way way to to get get involved involved on on campus, campus, COSO COSO and SAFAC maintain and oversee these student groups and SAFAC maintain and oversee these student groups

With over 300 hundred student organizations, one can never get bored at the University University of Miami. These of Miami. organizations These organizations include club include sports, club Greek sports, life, Greek and service life, and organizaservice organizations. tions. None of these None of would these bewould possible be possible without the without Student the Activity StudentFee Activity Allocation Fee Allocation Committee Committee (SAFAC) and (SAFAC) the Committee and the Committee On StudentOn Organizations Student Organizations (COSO). The (COSO). StuThe Student dent Activity Activity Fee Allocation Fee Allocation Committee Committee is a committee is a committee derived derived from thefrom University the of University Miami Board of Miami of Trustees Boardthrough of Trustees the President through the of the President University of the andUniversity the Vice Presiand the Vice dent for Student President Affairs for Student in charge Affairs of determining in charge ofthe determining distribution the ofdistribution the portion of of the the portion of Student Activity the Student Fee designated Activity Fee to designated registered student to registered organizations. student organizations. The Committee TheStudent on Committee Organizations on StudentisOrganizations responsible for is approving responsible new forstudent approving organizations; new student organizations, registering existing registering student existing organizations student on organizations a yearly basis; on providing, a yearly basis, developing, providing, and developing,services improving and improving and resources servicesfor and student resources organizations; for studentenforcing organizations, policies enforcing and policies andrelated procedures procedures to student related organizations; to student organizations, coordinatingcoordinating Canefest andCanefest the Spring and the Spring Involvement Involvement Fair; and coordinating Fair, and coordinating the end of the end yearof Student the year Organization Student Organization AchieveAchievement ment and Recognition and Recognition (SOAR) Awards (SOAR) Awards Ceremony. Ceremony.

TOURS Nathania Torres, a junior majoring in

sociology and criminology and a President’s 100 ambassador, gives a tour of the main Campus prospective students. Photo by Evan Garcia


ABOVE THE BAR TOP ROW Sterling Cole, Jordan Farrell, Giovanni Sibilia SECOND ROW Amrutha Chethikattil, Maia Hunter, Jordan Motley BOTTOM ROW Jovanie Joseph, Jailah Williams NOT PICTURED Toby Obodoechine, Isabella Morales Photo by Jordan Farrell

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTS TOP ROW Juan Ramirez Reyes, Daniel Perlin, Quintarius Bell, Pedro Herrera SECOND ROW Tristan Peterson, Tyler Cwiek, Darinka Borrego, Matthew Burian BOTTOM ROW Jonathan Hefley, Alan Fernandez, Oren Andiroglu, Neyton Baltodano Photo by Pedro Herrera

AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION TOP ROW Annia Lopez, Julia Harris, Dillon Scott, Trudi Fleishman, Alex Berman SECOND ROW Heath Ruchman, Hannah Friedman, Jake Tessler, Allison Helphill, Jade Scotti THIRD ROW Ayden Roche, Jocelyn Rodenst..., Brett Siegal, Hannah Cohen, Victoria Barr FOURTH ROW Zihan Wang, Sabrina Kagan, Timothy Callahan, Maddy Carter, Megan Spink BOTTOM ROW Allie Hopfenberg, Zach Danney, Camryn McMath, Max Schwartz, Danielle Mullen Photo by Julia Harris

AMERICAN MEDICAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION MEMBERS Collin Miller, Sabrina Levin, Trevor Williams, Dwayne Robinson, Hannah Thomas, Christopher Machado, Ronak Venkata, Isaac Tacher, Gabrielle Magnant, Shriya Patel, Kaylee Mendoza lex Barton, Amber Grieve, Anthony Dao, Anyae Wilson-Worley, Ashley Sutta, Camila Treptow, Diana Sofia Ramirez Villamil, Emily Parra, Emily Morrison, Estefania Esparza Magana, Howard Retz, Isabella Olensky, Jakub Pawlowski, Jamy Wong, Jasmine Tebbi, Jorge Amador, Kareena Shetty, Lauren Rothschild, Lorenna Naveda, Marianna Lekakis Photo by Sabrina Levin

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS TOP ROW Will Huggins, Jonathan Hefley, Pedro Herrera SECOND ROW Tristan Peterson, Jose Heijn, Jack Balseiro THIRD ROW Neyton Baltodano, Anisha Kore, Eduardo Lago Chamero BOTTOM ROW Alan Fernandez, Juan Ramirez Reyes Photo by Jonathan Hefley


March to the

Music Bringing music to sports, the Frost Band of the Hour gives Hurricane fans a beat to cheer to

From bringing the house down during football games to hyping up the crowd during basketball games, Frost Band of the Hour provides live cutting edge performances to so many sporting events. These hard working students dedicate hours of their time to make their performances so unforgettable. Director Jay C. Rees, challenges the band to perform custom musical arrangements and pushes each and every member to strive to be better. In the process, they make lifelong friends and create memories with their fellow band members while also exploring their musical talents.

FORMATION In the sweltering Miami heat, the band practices their formations for their half time show during football games.

Photo by Alexandra Carnochan

DRUMMING Frost Band of the Hour plays in a nearly empty stadium to cheer on the Miami Hurricanes at the Hard Rock Stadium dawning masks to protect themselves through a pandemic ridden season. Photo courtesy of Frost Band of the Hour

PRACTICE The trumpet section of the Frost Band of the Hour take a break on the Intramural Fields in preparation for game day. Photo courtesy of Frost Band of the Hour

STRENGTH Band Director Jay C. Rees wears a microphone to reach the ears of the musicians during

practice outside. Photo by Alexandra Carnochan

GAME TIME Drum Major Lisa Gonzalez hypes up the band at a Hurricane home game. Photo

courtesy of Frost Band of the Hour

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PRE DENTAL STUDENTS TOP ROW Aileen Cruz-Lezama, Ashley Mendoza, Ariyonna Thomas, Ana Patricia Noriega SECOND ROW Claire Chang, Emily Fuchs, Riley Scheier, Katherine Ruiz THIRD ROW Joyce Harbie, Katerina Lomis, Carolina Garcia, Taisa Lozada BOTTOM ROW Niloufar Karamatpanah, Umir Buirat, Aniessa Holland Photo by Aileen Cruz-Lezama

ART FOR KIDS TOP ROW Isaiah Holmes, Carly Payne, Margaret Christovich

SECOND ROW Taylor Murdock, Keana Du, Hargun Kaur BOTTOM ROW Sneha Akurati Photo by Carly Payne

ASIAN AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION (AASA) EXECUTIVE BOARD Zachary Ng, Mintra Putlek, Madelene Shewmaker, Lauren Colaco, Nicholas Tong, Ethan Kumar, Sophia Rebollar, Hikari Sanchez Photo courtesy of AASA


ASSOCIATION OF GREEK LETTER ORGANIZATIONS (AGLO) TOP ROW Sydney Marne, Sofia Hamilton, Drew Goheen, Nikki Hurtado

SECOND ROW Olivia Zukowski,

Paul Tantenhahn, Sarah Machado, Jean Pierre Vilcherrez BOTTOM ROW David Tran, Julia Sackett, Dean Christina Luna, Gabriela Lucas

BIOMEDICAL GRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT TOP ROW Samara Vilca, Avni Bhalgat, Ugne Zekonyte, Kathryn LaPorte SECOND ROW Monika Chojnacka, Yahnell Judah, Christian Elledge, Dana Godrich THIRD ROW Ricardo Melendez, Acadia Moeyersoms, Alexandra Ruiz, Linda Robayo BOTTOM ROW Michaela Edmond, Tiffany Leesang, Glenny

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING SOCIETY TOP ROW Juan Flechas Beltran, Daniela Loo, Tyler Benjamin, Joshua Bruce SECOND ROW Logan Beatty, Valerie Truong, Jenelle Cranston, Kailyn Nunez THIRD ROW Joy Jackson, Emma Warrner, Mark Yeo, Anuradha Ramdin BOTTOM ROW Ella Jacobs, Cheyenne Clelland, Erin Ravindran, Miguel Silveira Photo by Daniela Loo

Filling the stands

With Cheer

The Hurricanettes are a university dance team that works with the Frost Band of the Hour to perform at football games at halftime and cheers from the stands for the Hurricanes in the student section

PRETTY IN PINK Jaya Williams cheers at the Breast Cancer Awareness game with pink pom poms. Photo courtesy of Hurricanettes

PREGAME Preparing for gameday, Brooke Carroll and Caitlyn Tolchinn get ready on campus. Photo

courtesy of Huricanettes

MASKS UP At the first game back for pep

squads, Carly Battipaglia and Paloma Alvarez snap the memory. Photo courtesy of Huricanettes

POMS OUT Poms up and cheer shoes on, the Huricanettes get ready to leave for the Hard Rock Stadium. Photo courtesy of Huricanettes


The Huricanettes cheer from the stands with the Frost Band of the Hour before performing during the halftime show. Photo courtesy of


LOUDER Victoria Hatzopoulos, Peyton Hendricks, Caitlyn Tolchinn, Carly Battipaglia, and Paloma Alvarez smile behind their masks as they are finally able to cheer for their football team despite empty seats in the stands. Photo courtesy of Huricanettes


Dancing through the


The Sunsations Dance Team cheers on Hurricane sports and dances competitively

ALL LOVE Dancers enjoy their time on the

football field before the pink game. Photo courtesy

of Sunsations



ORANGE AND GREEN Trying on their new

uniforms, two Sunsations have a photoshoot for the upcoming season. Photo courtesy of Sunsations



HUDDLE Prior to their virtual competition performance, the Sunsations huddle in preparation during their first season competitively dancing. Photo courtesy of Sunsations




SUNSATIONS TOP ROW Paula Barreiro, Saige Zervos, Kailynn Fleches, Danielle Lovetro, Cameron Cruz, Lilly Miller, Mya Goldstein, Juliana Friedman, Lea Cohen MIDDLE ROW Sydney Cooper, Rachel Alonso, Kathryn Jackson, Allie Janotha, Allison Laforce, Allison Marsh, Kayla Janas, Riley Scheier BOTTOM ROW Kendall Boston, Ashley Howell, Gaby Lopez, Alyssa Arneaud Photo courtesy of Sunsations

BROTHERS OVERCOMING NEGATIVITY AND DESTRUCTION TOP ROW Kerrol, Kai Anderson, Ian, Bryan Jones SECOND ROW Leila Metellus, Xavier, Art, Earnest DeLoach THIRD ROW Jonathan Sifuentes, Landon Coles, Dillon Scott, Khalil Bland FOURTH ROW Grey Peoples, DeAndre Athias, Chop, Octavio Kpotogbe BOTTOM ROW Paul Douillon, B Jones, Alex, Stephen Ewing Photo by Landon Coles

CAMP KESEM TOP ROW Elizabeth Menendez, Cody Kline, Daniela Rodriquez, Sofia Sneathen, Emily Eachus, Ishaan Shah, Madison Mutzman SECOND ROW Michael Phillip Borell, Aleksandra Peeva, Bill Chan, Alejandra Curbelo-Paz, Coral Cadaval, Scylla Blervacq, Claudia Perez THIRD ROW Rachel Maya Benowitz, Jessica Schultz, Jayme Podgorowiez, Shayma Hammoud Fuentes, Angelina Lazo, Kyle Peco, Meghana Ganjam FOURTH ROW Melissa De La Caridad Canales, Hailey Ray, Rahul Kumar, Chelsey Silva Guastucci, Jolie Thompson, Alexander Sanjurjo, Cena Thompson FIFTH ROW Julia Sirven, Meera Patel, Maria Allyson Kaufman, Caroline Ann Smith, Avery Mistro, Haashim Khurram, Alyssa Rose Pasvantis SIXTH ROW Lauryn Lima, Natalie Martinez, Michael Abou-Ezzi, Eros Isla, Alexandra Cassis, Naynika Juvvadi, Gabriela Bentolila SEVENTH ROW Caitlyn Sara Perrone Photo by Elizabeth Menendez

CANES FINANCE ASSOCIATION TOP ROW Will Lammera, Bassil Zeineddine, Ethan Quinn BOTTOM ROW Zihan Wang, Ivannia Herrera, Isadora Margaroni

Photo by Bassil Zeineddine


CANES EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM TOP ROW Michelle Manfrini, Mallory Volz, Noor Gheith, Catalina Ceparo

SECOND ROW Victor Rivera,

Angelina Lazo, Tatiana Monger, Caitlyn Chartier THIRD ROW Dhara Patel, Claudia Perez, Molly Sondel, Fabrizio Darby BOTTOM ROW Marissa Maddalon Photo by Mallory Volz

CHARLES C. PAPY, JR. MOOT COURT BOARD MEMBERS Alandra Alonso, Amanda Comas, Amber Couzo, Annie Rosenthal, Anthony ("Tony") Bell, Carter J. Reeves, Catherine Talley, Christian Maroni, Evan Robinson, Fahim Gulamali, Gideon Levy, Jessica Duque, Julianna Rubin, Kassandra Cabrera, Katherine Padron, Lindsay Dawson, Nicholas Bailkin, Nicholas Beekhuizen, Nicole Osgood, Nikolas Volosin, Spencer Mendez, Ted Delcima, Tiffany Hornback, Yoni Wasser, Zachary T. Kotoske Photo courtesy of Moot Court Board

Cheering on our


With an unusual season cheering to an empty stadium, UCheer celebrated the Hurricanes for everyone who couldn't be there in-person

PUMPED UP Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness, UCheer wears pink uniforms. Photo courtesy of UCheer

BIG BOWS Cheerleaders get ready for the Pink Game in their themed uniforms. Photo courtesy of UCheer

HUGS Coed cheerleaders bond throughout the year as they practice together and cheer on the Hurricanes. Photo courtesy of UCheer

PHOTOSHOOT UCheer also roots for basketball and competes nationally. Photo courtesy of UCheer

SMILES These three seniors cheer for their final season. Photo by UCheer





UCHEER TOP ROW Dezirae Gilliard, Johnny Navarro, Dylan Barron, Jordan Teitelbaum, Halye Traub SECOND ROW Corey Jones, Carley Capra, Adanna Byrd, Sophia Falkenberg, Lexie Fioto, Kira Brancheau, Julia Byerly, Sylvia Ortiz, Michael Darden THIRD ROW Nia Perry, Mackenzie Murrin, Leah Goldstein, Alexis Russell, Ali Smith BOTTOM ROW Melanie Plutsky, Kennedy Stewart, Cassandra Garcia, Quinn Robinson Photo courtesy of UCheer


CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT TOP ROW Luke Arends, Brian Baker, Katie Hahn SECOND ROW Nate Taminger, Caroline Bernet, Bridget Craig BOTTOM ROW Kyle Peco, Olivia Watts, Nicole Gazo Photo by Brian Baker

COUNCIL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS (COISO) Diya Dharmendran, Milena Pak, Michel Pinard, Arnaldo Ferrebus Rodriguez, Saloni Radadia Photo courtesy of COISO

COMMITTEE ON STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS (COSO) TOP ROW Ruhi Kabra, Carly Payne, Noor Gheith, Kelly Hui, Amrutha Chethikattil SECOND ROW Sam Fagan, Ben Steinberg, Arjun Bajaj, Naynika Juvvadi, Keerthana Mohan THIRD ROW Pritika Reddy, Geethika Kataru, Vrinda Kareddy, Kristophe Smith-Walker, Miriam Lipsky FOURTH ROW Justine Joseph, Devarsh, Paige Hawthorne, Grace Altidor, Leila Metellus BOTTOM ROW Kunal Hanchate Photo by Carly Payne

DELTA KAPPA ALPHA TOP ROW Michael Reed, John Steinberg, Alexander Veraart, Reese Pitts, Chase Renninger, Cameron Tavakoly SECOND ROW Avery Formato, Dana Feeney, Sterling Corum, Chad Herrington, Zoe Mitenkovic, Morgan Hock THIRD ROW Elaina Harris, Danny Souza, Summer Ward, Jada Jameson, Liza Burlingame, Alex Fink FOURTH ROW Max FInk, Julia Sante, Maria Calderon, Katie Lesh, Julia DeSimone, Aden Siegel FIFTH ROW Erin Flynn, Anthony Miles, Ryan Gus, Yashmanth Ramanujam, KiAnna Dorsey, Gabi BOTTOM ROW Jenna Getty, Sarah Topf, Jared Korokin Photo by Reese Pitts

DISTRACTION MAGAZINE TOP ROW Giselle Spicer, Lauren Mokhtarzadeh, Kylea Henseler, Olivia Ginsberg SECOND ROW Gio Aprigliano, Emmalyse Brownstein, Gianna Milan, Kathryn Ford THIRD ROW Keagan Larkins, Katelyn Gavin, Teagan Polizzi, Lindsay Jayne BOTTOM ROW Sydney Burnett Photo by Lauren Mokhtarzadeh

FUN DAY TOP ROW Gillian Drexler, Michael Antonietti, Sierra Maziur SECOND ROW Julia Torres-Viladegut, Caroline Reedy, Tomas Panqueva, Jacob Stotzky THIRD ROW Emma Poole, Cindy Ripoll Martinez, Isabella Popadiuk BOTTOM ROW Joseph Sparber, Sydney Marne Photo by Gillian Drexler


Reviving the acting

Community The Theatre Action Group reignites the acting community with fun events that bring actors together through a year without performances At a time when many student organizations grew discouraged by the inability to host in-person events, the Theatre Action Group (TAG) took the challenge head-on and hosted virtual Mad Libs, Dance TAGs, Secret Valentine, a TAG-talks series, and even a Feeding South Florida Food Drive. “As a first year, I have no experience with what this school was like before COVID. But, even with so many restrictions, TAG was able to accomplish so much this year, and I am so happy I was able to be at the forefront of that!” says Ainsley Western, TAG Freshman Representative & Alumni Liaison. “I have also been able to work with Caleb, our president, to create a new position called Alumni Liaison. As Alumni Liaison, I have worked to create and strengthen our alumni network through events like our new series of TAGTalks—named after TedTalks—which are themed alumni panels highlighting different parts of the performing arts industry. I am indescribably proud to be a member of TAG, and I can't wait to see what we do in the future!” Additionally, TAG has expanded into the virtual platform through their Monthly Action Initiatives. A TAG member takes over the TAG instagram to raise awareness for causes they believe in. “These monthly initiatives have helped the board and our TAG community learn and grow together!” says Kate Reilly, TAG Events Committee Co-Chair. Ultimately, TAG is about creating a platform for artistic expression and the building of a community. TAG’s Big/Little mentorship program at the beginning of the Fall semester allows new students to receive a warm welcome to the TAG community by an experienced upperclassman. “TAG has meant so much to me since joining my freshman year. TAG brings the students of UMiami who love theatre together while also raising money and awareness for important causes. Furthermore, TAG has given me so many amazing memories and some of my best friends!” says Jenna Robinson, BFA MT Sophomore.

VALENTINE BURN UP Every year, TAG sponsors a mentor/mentee program in the theatre department pairing upper and underclassmen Photo courtesy of TAG

Members enter a secret name swap and are assigned a Valentine who they treat all week. Photo courtesy of TAG

DANCING Members led themed dance classes for the club in celebration of Halloween and winter holidays Photo courtesy of TAG

ACTING UP TAG arranged events such as Mad Libs, Play Reading Club, TAGTalks, and Feeding South Florida drives. Photo courtesy of TAG

THEATRE ACTION GROUP TOP ROW Allegra Rosa, Kyle Hendricks, Griffin Welti, Sasha Lippis, Amanda Ribnick SECOND ROW Yash Ramanujam, Luciana Ragolia, sheikh muhtade, River Glassberg Joseph Torres, Sam Evans THIRD ROW Eleanor parks, Kishan Rao, Zye Reid, Eli Jacobson, Eliza Knode, Greta Hicks BOTTOM ROW Kate Reilly, Tobi baisburd, Alex Trombley, Sammy Heroux, Emilia Torello

GET OUT THE VOTE Albany Muria, Kalpit Mody, Colin Ruzella, Kate Ortner, Carina Landgraf, John Bachner, Cristina Orbeta, Andrew Wiemer

HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASSOCIATION TOP ROW Michela Galante, Jose Fernandez-Calvo BOTTOM ROW Monica Hoo, Kanushriwadhwa Photo by Jose Fernandez-Calvo

HOMECOMING EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TOP ROW Grace Tenke, Ajiri Uzere, Kennedy Farrior, Jennifer Kowalczyk, Austin Lent, Andrea Rivera, Victoria Garcia, Michelle Stjuste BOTTOM ROW Zoria Telfare, Kevin Xu, Samantha Jimenez

Photo courtesy of Homecoming Committee


HP CONCERTS TOP ROW Michelle Marino, Carly Payne, Giselle Spicer, Julie Spicer, Sasha Nihamin SECOND ROW Reem Alreesh, Amanda Costello, Noah Ferber, Jordan Cheesebrough BOTTOM ROW Grace Altidor, Samantha Lawson, Nathalia Torres Photo by Michelle Marino

IBIS YEARBOOK TOP ROW Professor Randy Stano, Stephanie Sherman, Editor-in-Chief Michael MacHarg II, Carolina Camus SECOND ROW Giselle Spicer, Ashley Stand, Austin Pert, Annette RizzoTHIRD ROW Lexi Zisselman, Mia Rivas, Carly Payne, Jessica Schultz BOTTOM ROW Jordan Viera, Farha Reshamwala, Kaylee Mendoza Photo by Carly Payne

INTERNATIONAL MOOT COURT TOP ROW David Berris, Mackenzie Garrity, Estefania Lalinde, Blake Fezza

SECOND ROW Gustavo Pino,

Maria Hernandez, Rachel Ruffalo, Emilio Rodriguez THIRD ROW Jose Diemer, Beatriz Garcia, Dre Joseph, Chui Slootsky FOURTH ROW Noozyara Eshaba, Yesenia Alfonso, Daniel Gottlieb, Juan Andrade BOTTOM ROW Catherine Perez, Alessandro Diaz-Barandiaran Photo by Mackenzie Garrity

KAOS TOP ROW Alia Copeland, Kaitlyn Samuel, Jada O'Neil SECOND ROW Camille Awono, C Lopez, Sydney Palmer BOTTOM ROW Sacha Bragg, Ari Mubanda , Cameron Cruz Photo by Ari Mubanda

MARINE SCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENT ORGANIZATION TOP ROW Denise Hassinger, Emma Pontes, Eric Randolph SECOND ROW Alex Norelli, Rob Bremer, Sean Kennelly BOTTOM ROW Haley Royer, Colleen Brown Photo by Emma Pontes

MIAMI MINDFULLNESS CLUB TOP ROW Diamond Fowler, James Hasell SECOND ROW Yusuf Bicer, Carolina De Laurenzio, Becca Swan THIRD ROW Matthew Waldman, Ortal Shazo, William Hassel BOTTOM ROW Theresa Davison, Sophia Monti Photo courtesy of Miami Mindfulness Club


Uniting the


Working throughout the election and the year for local liberal candidates and social values Both on-campus and in the nation, the presidential election was on the forefront of everyone’s mind in the Fall semester. Tension grew tangible as November approached, and many were asking questions and seeking essential answers about our socio-political climate. The University of Miami Democrats (UDems) spent the past year hosting a space for these conversations while serving as a civic engagement platform for many curious about politics or already politically engaged. “Being part of UDems has truly been one of the defining experiences of my time at UM, especially during the Nov. 2020 presidential election last semester. Our organization not only grew our membership, but also hosted a multitude of diverse and exciting guest speaks, and fostered discussions on some of the most pressing issues of our time such as climate change and racial injustice.” says Rachel Stempler, the president of UDems. The organization brought in Melba Pearson, Donna Shalala, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Daniella Levine-Cava, and more democratic leaders to provide their perspective on current issues and the presidential election. Members also gained opportunities through UDems to participate in the local elections process. “UDems has provided a terrific civic engagement forum to interact with other like-minded Democrats and become involved in local grassroots politics” says Jason Berkun, director of political outreach. Members celebrated their victories and are looking forward to future semesters in the organization.

STAND UP The Biden for President Campus Campaign Team tables on the Lakeside Patio to give away yard signs and other Democrat campaign merchandise. Photo by Carly Payne


campus chapter of Black Lives Matter protests on the Foote Green in solidarity with UM’s custodial staff, a part of ABM, who stage a protest to the “unfair” working conditions placed on them by the pandemic, lack of PPE and the lower salaries they are paid by the Univesity of Miami.

Photo by Carly Payne

YOUNG & COLLEGE DEMOCRATS TOP ROW : Garrett Valentino, Carly Payne, Jason Berkun, Rachel Stempler, Yolanda Romer SECOND ROW Sydney Kelley, Caiden Gagner, Patrick Bauer, Bridget Craig, Kyle Kirejeva THIRD ROW Danielle Jordan, Sterling Cole, Catherine McGrath, Summer Ward, Laura Brueggema FOURTH ROW : Karlee Beneventano, Madeline Joyce, Geethika Kataru, Anna Coon, Nate Raisne BOTTOM ROW : Rachel Keller, Danielle Metzger, Jonathan Rogers, Megan Wright, Genesis Del Toro Photo by Carly Payne

MADAM PRESIDENT Working on the Congressional Campaign of former UM President Donna Shalala are Sophomore Garrett Valentino and Junior Jason Berkun. Photo by Carly Payne

Leaning to the


Campaigning for local Republican candidates and promoting conservative values in the community

DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE At the Black Voices for Trump office, Andrew Hefley shakes hands with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson. Photo by Andrew Hefley

GO SHOOTER Group bonding takes Freshman Rhea Theadore, Senior Nathalie Sanchez, Junior Mark LaRocca and Sophomore Andrew Hefley to the shooting range. Photo courtesy of Andrew Hefley

Through a busy year the UM College Republicans (UMCR), efforts reached their height around the 2020 Presidential Election. While ultimately, President Donald J. Trump and the conservative party did not win the presidential election, the UMCRs “made huge strides in spreading conservatism on campus this year. We worked hard to flip multiple house seats in South Florida and build upon the immense red wave in Florida” says Andrew Hefley, UMCR President. These results can be seen through the election of Maria Elvira Salazar in the 27th-District, the congressional district for the Coral Gables campus, unseating former UM President Donna Shalala and electing Carlos Giménez to the 26th-District. Sophomore Andrew Hefley believes UMCR also helped build towards a welcoming campus: “We also had the wonderful opportunity to build a more inclusive environment on campus where conservative students need not be afraid to voice their ideas.” Jake Murphy, another member of the Campus Republicans agreed saying, “UMCR was the first club I joined when I transferred to UMiami, and it is an absolute pleasure being part of this organization. It has given me the opportunity to meet friends who share similar interests while also being able to learn from others and I find this to be the most special aspect of UMCRs”. NIXON AID After a local Students for Trump rally, Sophomore Robert Hulbert, Freshman Geoffrey Albert, Freshman Rhea Theadore, Sophomore Andrew Hefley, Senior Henry Lord and Junior Mark LaRocca meet Adviser to President Trump and Political Consultant and Lobbyist Roger Stone who has worked for every Republican President since Nixon. Photo courtesy of Andrew Hefley

CAMPUS REPUBLICANS TOP ROW Alex Westover, Andrew Hefley, Michael Cocozziello, Mark LaRocca SECOND ROW Henry Lord, Rhea Theadore, Ally Sample, Ashiqur Rahman THIRD ROW Nathalie Sanchez, Geoffrey Albert, Robert Hulbert, Liam Dorsey BOTTOM ROW Jeremy Griff, Ayden Roche, William Bates Photo by Andrew Hefley


MINORITY WOMEN IN MEDICINE TOP ROW Laura Francois, Meldoy Siles, Elle Zhang, Hafsha Rahman, Antanee Hodges SECOND ROW Cheyenne Clelland, Madison Pope, Carolina Carvajalino, Mya Osibogun, Marines Heredero THIRD ROW Tai Williams, Carolina Garcia, Zee, Tatiana Mailli, Azin Pooresmaeil FOURTH ROW Aihber Khan, Nicollette Bullard, Carolina Cruzval, Lynette Martinez, Yulia BOTTOM ROW Andrea Martinez, Edua Atu, Lara Assaf, Angelina Nakasegga, Lauren Twamugabo Photo by Melody Siles

MULTICULTURAL NURSING STUDENTS ASSOCIATION TOP ROW Tyana Pierce-Renzi, Kiara Davis, Sophia Gutierrez SECOND ROW Dezirae Gilliard, Molly Lowell, Lidnie Bornelus BOTTOM ROW Rose Daudier

Photo by Kiara Davis

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF MINORITY ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS TOP ROW Andrea Lira, Nonyelum Ogobodo, Mariel Lindsey SECOND ROW Florianne Jacques, Emily Fusilero, Jennifer Lamy THIRD ROW Sacha Braggs, Sheinya Joseph, Sydney Maubert BOTTOM ROW Darwyn Kelly, Amber Kcuntz

Photo courtesy of National Organization of Minority Architecture Students

NATIONAL SCIENCE BOWL TOP ROW Luke Arends, Brian Baker, Katie Hahn SECOND ROW Nate Taminger, Caroline Bernet, Bridget Craig BOTTOM ROW Kyle Peco, Olivia Watts, Nicole Gazo Photo by Luke Arends

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS TOP ROW Carnell Bolden, Taylor Washington SECOND ROW Katie Wright, Niani Mays BOTTOM ROW Vivien Dominick Andrew Whigman Photo by Taylor Washington

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS TOP ROW Nina D'Agostini, Arianna Guzmán, Tatiana Wawriw, Caitlyn Orbe SECOND ROW Claudia Fernández Pérez, Kayla Ure, Berk Mankaliye, Jackeline Perez THIRD ROW Alia Copeland, Sebastian Vargas-George, Lauren Lennon, Leia Fooks BOTTOM ROW Cataryna Rodriguez, Priya Sharma Photo by Arianna Guzmán


PHI DELTA EPSILON MEDICAL FRATERNITY TOP ROW Manav Daftari, David, Elizabeth, Gabriella Trujillo, Isaiah White, Matthew Dumbroff SECOND ROW Jasmine Shakir, Miranda Melians, Nicolette Shurhoff, Macarena Canardo, Anders, Annabel, J THIRD ROW Tasher Odom, Lynette Martinez, Spencer Griffin, Salvatore Imbro FOURTH ROW PJ Chisholm, Lauren Rothschild, Leyla Feiz, Christina Bedley, Clarissa Ruiz FIFTH ROW Ethan Schatz, Chika Nwosu, Emilee Tennen, Alex Hawkins, Alexandrya Kozlowski SIXTH ROW Khushi Shah, Chase Anderson, Alexand Klein, Ni, Erin Spinner, Asha Sharma SEVENTH ROW Mirna Dickinson, Kyra Berwitz, Caroline Smith, Destini Stewart, Karan Prasad EIGHTH ROW Milly Duncan Rhudy, Maley Missan, Nicholas Eiwell, Jenny Kowalczyk, Chirag Gowda NINTH ROW Siaunna Jenkins, Alex Pisarski, Sydnee Levett, Ben Klein, Taylor Studnik, Sophia Garard, Christina Noel, Ian Bundschu, Balyee Brochu, Riley Hanes TENTH ROW Olivia Goldenberg, Kyle Chambers, Tatiana, Emily, Isabella Sharifi, Gabriele Donzella ELEVENTH ROW Reese Leonhard, Nicole, Adam, Che Won, Emma, Morgan, Joey, Hallie Stevens TWELFTH ROW Liz, Kristin Perrucci, Allison Reyes, Mallery Zeiman, Tiffany Bittar THIRTEENTH ROW Dom Coletta, Lauryn Lima, Mary Weber, Sydnae Becton, Damien Stahl BOTTOM ROW Jakub Pawlowski, Marc Palmisano, Dominic Pizzico, Kyle Schoeneborn, Sydney Pearl Photo courtesy of Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity


Exploration Members engage in a forum to discuss the current problems of the international community and hear from those working to solve those problems Through a unique year of speakers and circumstances the Miami International Relations Association (MIRA) continued working to bring International Issues to campus. President and Junior Ajiri Uzere said, “MIRA is an organization dedicated to the exploration of topics from a global lens. We also works to provide information as it relates to future career paths.” Outreach Director and Sophomore Michael MacHarg II said, “this year we started our speaker series in June with Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking on social justice in America today, and continuing the work of her uncle years later.” Freshman Lison Reese Johnson added, “My experience has been nothing but welcoming and educational. Our whole E-board genuinely cares about each individual as well as making MIRA the best experience possible for everyone. My favorite part has been the amazing opportunities, I have listened to distinguished speakers with real experience in the IR field that I never would have otherwise heard from. It has made me feel more connected to my campus during these difficult times.”

JUSTICE Sophomore Michael MacHarg II moderates a discussion with Dr. King. Poster by Ajiri Uzere

COMPASSION In a crossover event MIRA collected feminine hygine products. Poster by Ajiri Uzere

NETWORK Ambassador Lee Wolosky and Junior Mia Wolosky host a conversation about his work as speical envoy to close the Guantánamo Bay Detention Center in Cuba. Photo by Mia Wolosky

SERVICE Former Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde speaks about a life of leadership. Poster by Ajiri Uzere

POLICY MIRA engaged their

members to apply to the MAIA graduate program. Poster by Ajiri Uzere

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ASSOCIATION E_BOARD TOP ROW Michael MacHarg II, Ajiri Uzere, Aidan Rowe MIDDLE ROW Laura Brueggeman, Reese Johnson, Ava Paynter BOTTOM ROW Mia Wolosky ABSENT Conor Maenpaa, Isabelle Sterba Photo by Ajiri Uzere


PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION Arianna Amato, Sarah Miller, Kirra Peery, Samatha Clayman, Jennifer Rojas, Emi Darquea, Marissa Katz, Laurel Schmidt Photo by Ben Freedman


Carreras, Julia Mastrangelo, Sammy Kumar, Alora Scofield, Caleb Carter MIDDLE ROW Julia Berg, Alex Berman, Eleanor Andresen, Logan Katz, Sophia Irvin BOTTOM ROW Sammy Strent, Amelia Tripp, Safia Zaman, Sophie Schwartz Photo courtesy of Phoenyx A Cappella

PLANT BASED CANES TOP ROW Taylor Hurte, Ella Pokrifka,

Emma Bartley-Dier, Jessica Colon, Olivia Schneider BOTTOM ROW Natalie Sinai, Corinne Hentschel, Alexandria Cashman, Nicole Sportelli Photo courtesy of

Plant Based Canes

RACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE LAW REVIEW MEMBERS Sydney Smith, Christina Ferreiro, Kimi Robertson, Olivia Parise, Stephanie Parrado, Shanzay Pervaiz, Christina Fernandez, Kristen Calzadilla, Alexander Englert, Katrina Gomez, Amanda Suarez, Tiffany Burke, Fabian Garcia, Belissa Ardisson, Logan Bartley, Erin Berhan, Luis Blanco, Staci Campbell, Alexandra Cimo, Sarah Coleman, Allison Dopazo, Jordan Gary, Lexis Graham, Danielle Hall, David Hoy, Alex Kaplan, Michelle Kaplan, David Mancia-Orellana, Elysa McBean, Peyton Nir, Miguel Perez, David Petrantoni, Erika Porrino, Daniel Robinson, Megan Schmidt, Jacob Templer, Elias Thompson, Yoni Wasser Photo by David Robinson


Berzack, Matthew Goldammer, Haley Nepple, Carly Tolin SECOND ROW Elizabeth Menendez, Madelyn Konheim, Franchesca Escobar, Rakhi Patel, Shazeb Dayani THIRD ROW Mallery Zeiman, Shriya Patel, Kathleen Valent, Nicole Wakim, Katie Hoisch FOURTH ROW Kevin Johnson, Reed Fricke, Nedha Wadhwa, Angeline Medvid, Alison Granirer BOTTOM ROW Isaac Tacher, Ashley Mendoza, Christopher Papa Photo by Rakhi


catching up on


UMTV boasts 8 shows including a show on the Black experience and a Spanish-language show along with news, sports, and pop culture

BEHIND THE SCENES Floor manager Erica Jones and Sydney Boyo stand behind the camera as a UMTV segment airs. Photo courtesy of UMTV

ON SCREEN The Culture anchors Esther Animaly and Kelsey Walker await action behind the desk. Photo courtesy of UMTV

DIRECTING As they watch the monitors, seniors Julia Hecht and Jenna Weiss direct at the board. Photo courtesy of UMTV

SHOOT On SportsDesk, cameraman Wyatt Kopelman shoots anchor Josh White. Photo courtesy of UMTV

CAMERAS ON Cameraman Shane Shakoor focuses in as he shoots in the studio. Photo courtesy of UMTV


Microphone in hand, Liam Fabre interviews two students. Photo courtesy of UMTV



Photo courtesy of UMTV

courtesy of UMTVShah

studio KiAnna Dorsey and Jay DeGrace cue the anchors on set.

Jo'shua Coates on set hosting a segment of The Culture. Photo

ANCHORING Getting notes, Julia Hecht and Dave Downey share the daily news. Photo

courtesy of UMTVShah

UMTV TOP ROW Massiel Leyva, Gianna Sanchez, Danyel DeVilliers, Julia Hecht and Tyler Walsh, Kianna Dorsey SECOND ROW Jackson Dill, Maxwell Trink, Clare O’Connor, Jessie Lauck, Dave Downey THIRD ROW Spencer Askinazy, Maya Broadwater, Zoe Milenkovic, Alexis Morales, Jayda Graham BOTTOM ROW Kate Styles, Jenna Weiss, Julian Crosby Photo by Jackson Dill

RSMAS CODING CLUB TOP ROW Anthony Bonacolta, Allyson DeMerlis, Ben Young

SECOND ROW Alex Norelli, Miranda Willis, Marissa Rykowski BOTTOM ROW Grace Snyder, Melissa Drown, Elizabeth Schabot Photo by Ben Young

STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE (SAFAC) TOP ROW Nina Arslanovic, Ali Mirza, Ben Steinberg, Christine Baez

SECOND ROW Kelly Hui, Rohith

Edupuganti, Theo Zavos, Joe Broehl THIRD ROW Lizzie Arthur, Sam Fagan, Andres Concha, Romen Pink BOTTOM ROW Devin Foster, Kennedy Farrior, Michel Pinard, Megan Valcq Photo by Ali Mirza

SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS INCORPORATED TOP ROW Robert McClure, Olivia Kieffer, Ryne Siesky, Kira Wales, Logan Rutledge SECOND ROW David Calderella, Gabe Wallerstein, Armando Torrealba, Ben Montgomery, Wesley Thompson THIRD ROW Santiago Diazgranados, John Baker, Max Fink, Joshua Rivero, Greg Watson BOTTOM ROW Cameron Gwynn, Kyle Pearl Photo by Robert McClure


STUDENT CENTER COMPLEX ADVISORY COUNCIL (SCCAC) TOP ROW RDr. Nick Rau, Chair Albany Muria, Vice-Chair Michael MacHarg II SECOND ROW Jesus Santiago, Oscar Vasquez, Josh Brandfon BOTTOM ROW Rachel Schueller, Gabriel Soomar, Ali Mirza

Photo by Michael MacHarg II

STUDENT BOARD OF PUBLICATIONS TOP ROW Nicholas Rau, Dean Steven Priepke, Professor Randy Stano, Michael MacHarg II SECOND ROW Adina Sanchez-Garcia, Tsitsi Wakhisi, Anna Timmons, Carolina Camus THIRD ROW Roger Williams Jr., Anam Ahmed, Isabella Didio, Olivia Ginsberg BOTTOM ROW Joseph Treaster, Michelle Marino, Austin Furgatch, Dean Ryan Holmes Photo by Michael MacHarg II

STUDENT GOVERNMENT TOP ROW Landon Coles, Abigail Adeleke, Michelle Marino, Shirley Gelman SECOND ROW Alexandra Valen, Alexander LaBarbera, Sabrina, Spencer, Samantha Jiminez THIRD ROW Shrey Patel, Allie Fraga, Sophia Gomez, Kruti Patel FOURTH ROW Heather Stevens, Mattingly Bartole, Gabrielle Perez, Amanda Rodriguez BOTTOM ROW Sofia Mesa Photo by Heather Stevens

TARGETCANES TOP ROW Amanda Szaro, Andre Madrid, Alec Zorrilla, Lise Derksen, Jacob McGann SECOND ROW Vasilis Manettas, danny Naqui, Vivi Diaz, Victoria Fuentes, Diego Leon THIRD ROW Nicole Kelly, Dylan Rudisill, Kevin Wheeler, Aidan Ryder,Mia Raffaele FOURTH ROW Shria Vora, Zihan, Sebastian Ordonez, Israel Pacheco, Henrique BOTTOM ROW Ethan Walters, Camryn McDonald, Fangshuo Hu, Marlie Gollino Baltodano Photo by Kevin Wheeler

THE MIAMI HURRICANE TOP ROW Jordan Lewis, Anna Timmons, Jesse Liberman, Professor Tsitsi Wakhtisi SECOND ROW Isabella Didio, Parker Cimbel, Jaime Harn, Ines Eisenhour BOTTOM ROW Kay-Ann Henry, Esther Animalu Photo by Anna Timmons

THE MIAMI HURRICANE BUSINESS Riley Pfeiffer and Austin Furgatch

Photo courtesy of The Miami Hurricane


Giving back with

HILLEL Hillel supports Jewish students on campus and provides services and events for students to engage in

CLEAN UP Hillel students participate in a beach clean up as part of observing the HIgh Holidays. Photo courtesy of Hillel

COMMUNITY Services were hosted on the Green for the first Shabbat of the fall semester with Pura Vida wraps to go instead of their usual a meal together. Photo courtesy of Hillel

MARKET On Wednesdays, members hang out on the Green for lunch with activities, giveaways, and time to speak with Hillel staff. Photo courtesy of Hillel

GIVING For Hillel Giving Week, students raise money for the international fundraising event. Photo courtesy of Hillel

UM HILLEL TOP ROW Zoe Nierman, David Weitzman, Rabbi Lyle Rothman, Samantha Katz SECOND ROW Rachel Reydler, Max Shackman, Sammy Strent, Caleb Chapman BOTTOM ROW Victoria Pinilla, Maxwell Davidoff, Leah Pesso, Dakota Banner Photo by David Weitzman

UM AMATEUR ORNITHOLOGICAL SOCIETY TOP ROW Donald Olson, Angel Carrasquillo, William Huggins

BOTTOM ROW Emma Weber, Jackson Marriner, Danielle Tenberg

Photo by Angel Carrasquillo

UNITED WESLEY BACK ROW Peter McFarland, Britney Mensah, Cara Kelly, Grace Altidor, Sydney Billings, William Mattimore, Brooklyn Stafford, Jeremy Ware, Sarah Sluka, Izzy Childress, Jett Stafford, Aiden Hoke, Malcolm Griffin FRONT ROW Christian Rosa, Sophia Eidson, Molly Moore, Sophia El-Zahr, Liz Cardoza, Victoria Roddy, Avery Chapman Photo courtesy of United Wesley

UNITY ROUNDTABLE CONSORTIUM TOP ROW Gabrielle Yamar, Jasmine Butler, Kailyn Hayes SECOND ROW Jarelis Cabrera, Tiyah Snell, Cassandra Michel BOTTOM ROW Ryan Scott Photo by Tiyah Snell


UTHRIFT TOP ROW Emma Miller, Veronika Seider, Ale Gelman, Sofia Mesa, Caitlin Slattery SECOND ROW Julie Ornelas, Ainsley Hilliard, James Coccaro, Paula Romanowski, Emily Finke THIRD ROW Vyanka Sotelo, Bella Cohen, Eva Hochhaus, Emma Rosen, Eliza Koorbusch FOURTH ROW Maggie Coughlin, Sigi Cohen, Alex Trombley, Anna Coon, Sierra Thomasset BOTTOM ROW Bella Cascio, Kaylee Mendoza, Sarah Cawthon, Barbie Castillo, Anna Nottage Photo by Sarah Cawthon

VIDEO GAMES CLUB TOP ROW Alex Quant, Robert Jimenez, Nathaniel Britton, Julia Canaley, Daniel Schneider SECOND ROW Isabela Bandrich, Kamran Djahed, Spencer Bailen, Jaclyn Levine, Best Daniel THIRD ROW Emmanuel Sargen, Manish Garg, Andrew Granja, Chase Glatz, Arian Djahed BOTTOM ROW Angel Carrasquillo, Adrianna Marrero Photo by Robert Jiminez

VOLUME 305 TOP ROW Christian McDonald, Avni Bhalgat, Leonor Fernandez SECOND ROW Marissa Rykowski, Minh Lam, Sabrina Petrucci BOTTOM ROW Brianna Cyr, Jessi Hersh, Ariana Jose Photo by Avni Bhalgat

WVUM 90.5 FM ADVISORY BOARD TOP ROW Dean Steven Priepke, Dean Paul Driscoll, Dean Dayle Wilson, Rhona Ginsburg SECOND ROW Christopher Bennett, Nikki Williamson, Phillip Capuzzi, Alec Chao THIRD ROW Michael MacHarg II, Michelle Marino, Asia Chester, Michel Pinard BOTTOM ROW Katie Lesh, Sarah Hutchinson, Caroline Whyte Photo courtesy of WVUM


VACCINE BATTLE Senior Anuj Shah, outgoing Editior-in-Chief of Scientifica Magazine shows off their February edition. Photo by Anam Ahmed

SHELL OUT Members of the executive

editorial staff take a day trip to meet a Galapagos Tortoise in the local community.

Photo by Anam Ahmed

ENVISION The special issue communicates

science through visual media with the help of art, photography and design. Design by Anuj Shah

FALLOUT Editor and designer, Junior Anam

Ahmed promoting her talent in the Issue 17 of Scientifica Magazine. Photo by Anuj Shah

Taking a Bite Out of


Publishing research stories at the front line of new innovation in local labs both on and off campus Sparking curiosity and passion for science in students from different fields across multiple disciplines in the Coral Gables campus, Miller School of Medicine, and Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences is the role of UMiami Scientifica Magazine. The team worked on their fall issue, which covered the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on vulnerable populations, as well as other stories covering advances in space travel and coral reef protection. Senior Editor-in-Chief Anuj Shah said, “my time as editor came duing a tumultuous period in our country’s history, one in which science was disputed more than ever.” The winter issue, featured stories on the race to develop and distribute a vaccine against COVID-19, and public health-centered articles and infographics about the Coronavirus and other topics. Art Director Megan Buras said, “there has never been a more important time to make science and information accessible to the public. Working through the pandemic was challenging, but the dedication of the staff has been incredibly inspiring! I can’t wait to see how we continue to grow in the future.”

BURN UP Interviewing those working on new scientific research, and

presenting these projects to members of the university community through visual communication is the job of Junior Incoming Editor-in-Chief Anam Ahmed, who meets with the three members of the Groundwork team Junior Zac Shamah, Senior Zach Zagon, and Junior Adrianna Davis. Photo by Anuj Shah

TEAMWORK The Groundwork team Junior Adrianna Davis,

Junior Zac Shamah, and Senior Zach Zagon stop for a break after filiming Dr. Chris Langdon’s Coral and Ocean Acidification Research lab for Season 2 of Groundwork . Photo by Anuj Shah

FALL ISSUE The final issue of

the 2020 academic year discussed nuclear energy, the continuing fight with research against COVID-19.

Design by Anuj Shah

SPRING ISSUE The cover of the early Spring issue of Scientifica Magazine and the second issue edited by the incoming editor for the 2021 calendar year. Design by Anuj Shah

SCIENTIFICA MAGAZINE E-BOARD TOP ROW Megan Buras, Anuj Shah, Anam Ahmed BOTTOM ROW Amirah Rashed, Kimberly Wyse-Sookoo, Abigail Adera Photo by Anuj Shah
















































































Alpha Phi Sigma

Alpha Kappa Delta

Criminal Justice Honor Society

Sociology Honor Society



The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence, community service, educational leadership, and unity. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society, is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies and affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Alpha Kappa Delta seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in the scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition. Alpha Kappa Delta is a nonsecret, democratic, international society of scholars dedicated to the ideal of Anthropon Katamanthanein Diakonesein or “to investigate humanity for the purpose of service.”

WHAT IT TAKES Students shall be enrolled at the time of application in the institution represented by the chapter, have declared a major, minor or equivalent in the criminal justice or related field, have completed three full time semesters or its equivalent, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum GPA of 3.2 in courses in criminal justice-related fields and rank in the top 35% of their class. A minimum of four courses of the above course work shall be in the criminal justice field.

SPRING INDUCTEES Laura Alvarez, Paul Douillon, Jacqueline Havran, Samantha Katz, Caitlyn Orbe, Rocio Rodriguez, Julia Russel, Monique Williams

WHAT IT TAKES Membership in Alpha Kappa Delta is open to current students who are majoring or minoring in sociology or a program sociological in nature, have at least a junior standing, is in the top 35% of their class, and has a GPA of 3.0 or above.

SPRING INDUCTEES Laura Alvarez, Scarlett Bouchard, Carly Chessin, Paul Douillon, Jacqueline Havran, Samantha Katz, Amira KazeminyCaitlyn Orbe, Rocio Rodriguez, Sheila Taratuta, Monique Williams

Iron Arrow Honor Society The Highest Honor Attained at the University of Miami



Iron Arrow Society was founded in 1926 by Dr. Bowman Foster Ashe in conjunction with the University's opening. Iron Arrow is the first and oldest student organization at the 'U'. It is the highest honor that can be attained at the university and it can be awarded to an undergraduate, graduate, law or medical student, faculty, staff, administrator, alumni, or Trustee. Based on Seminole Indian tradition, Iron Arrow recognizes those individuals in the University of Miami community who exemplify these qualities: Love of Alma Mater, Character, Leadership, Scholarship, and Humility.

In order to be tapped, an individual must be nominated by someone inside or outside of the tribe. Self-nominations are not considered and it is to be kept strictly confidential if you nominate someone. The final decision is made by current members at the selections meeting held every semester. If you exemplify the five qualities of Iron Arrow and are tapped, you will receive the iconic colorful jackets handmade by Miccosukee Indian Tribe.

SPRING INDUCTEES Amber Couzo, Amir Whitaker, Michelle Atherly, Keith Candiotti, Cameron Dobbs, Alexander Martin, Shara Pelz, Emilie Villaverde, Grace Tenke, Christine Sanchez, Suzanne Stremler, Stephen Urice, Carlos Alfonso, Arthur Gilbert


Rho Rho Rho Marine and Atmospheric Science Honor Society

WHO THEY ARE RhoRhoRho is the marine and atmospheric honor society at the University of Miami dedicated to scholarship, awareness and preservation of marine and terrestiral environments. They plan fun marine outings to encourage enthusiasm for our oceans. They host several guest speakers from related fields every semester and remain active members in the community.

WHAT IT TAKES To become inducted into Rho Rho Rho, members must attend a pre-determined number of club activities to earn points. Points can be earned in a multitude of ways, from snorkeling with the club to attending general body meetings or even participating in Ocean Awareness Week. After earning enough points throughout the academic year, the qualifying members will go through a tapping ceremony and become inducted members. At graduation, indicted members are eligible to graduate with honor cords that represent Rho Rho Rho. TOP ROW Meghan Roberts, Kaela Preston, Oaklin Keefe, John Proefrock, Michael MacHarg II, Olivia Howson SECOND ROW Sam Schneider, Victoria Grossman, Hayley Flanagan, Griffin Alexander, Avery Boals, Caroline Baum THIRD ROW Mhairi Webster, Megan Valcq, Madeline Wagner, Natalie Scott, Amanda Culp, Emma Borgsmiller BOTTOM ROW Nate Taminger, Shannon Dickey, Amanda Travers, Zach Zagon

Tau Kappa Epsilon Social Men's Fraternity

WHO THEY ARE Founded on January 10, 1899, Tau Kappa Epsilon is one of the largest collegiate men’s social fraternities in North America with over 291,000 initiated members and 225 active chapters and colonies. TKE’s mission is to aid men in their mental, moral and social development for life. With nearly 12,000 collegiate members, Tau Kappa Epsilon contributes to the advancement of society through the personal growth of our members, and service to others. TKE builds Better Men for a Better World.

WHAT IT TAKES Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded on January 10th, 1899, on the two most basic principles that have guided our Fraternity for the last 120 years: We are the only Fraternity to have never had an exclusionary clause—meaning that even in 1899, only your character is what mattered—not race, religion, culture or socio-economic status. Our brotherhood and our uniqueness stem from the idea that what makes TKE strong are the individuals that make up our colonies, chapters, and alumni associations across the country. We do not ask you to change; individualism is KEY. There is no “ideal TKE man” because that is YOU.

ROW Jason Feldman, Joao Reanto Corbellini, Harrison Kellner

Phi Sigma Pi National Gender Inclusive Honor Fraternity

WHO THEY ARE The purpose of Phi Sigma Pi is to take the best attributes from an honor society, a service fraternity, and a social fraternity and blend them into one organization different from all others. Phi Sigma Pi does not fit the typical mold and defies typical categorization. The objectives of Phi Sigma Pi shall be to embrace diversity, value helping others, cultivate future leaders, build lifelong friendships, and uphold the Phi Sigma Pi Tripod: scholarship, leadership, and fellowship.

WHAT IT TAKES Phi Sigma Pi is recruiting achievers that are passionate about developing as leaders and improving humanity through scholarship, leadership and fellowship.Students need a 3.0 GPA and at least one semester of college complete to be considered by the Brotherhood for Initiation.after completion of the Initiation Program. TOP ROW Nikki Hurtado, Gabrielle Aguiar, Amanda Culp, Brooke Weiser, Cameron Helm SECOND ROW Jeremy Griff, Gabe Berkowitz, Lillian Aston, Ava Moffit, Antonia Comas-Soares

THIRD ROW Shannon Dickey, Stephen Pitters, Mhairi Webster, Joanna Minott, Marielle Zuber FOURTH ROW Alexandra Syunkova, Camille Awono, Rachel Reydler, Morgan Ritter, Tamilia Askerova BOTTOM ROW Christopher Castaneda, Simon Gelbard, Sashrika Agarwal, Austin Berger

Rho Lambda National Sorority Leadership Recognition Society



Rho Lambda, the National Sorority Leadership Recognition Society, was founded at the University of Miami as a local group in 1962 under Dean Louise P. Mills. In 1974, Rho Lambda received permission from the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) to become a national organization. Rho Lambda subsequently applied to the Federal Government for a Title IX exemption to maintain its single sex status. After receiving this exception, the University of Miami Chapter corresponded with Panhellenic associations across the country in hopes of sparking interest. In 1998, Rho Lambda began admitting all sorority women based upon minimum requirements; hence, membership was not limited to only members of the NPC organization.

The Greek letters RHO LAMBDA stand for PANHELLENIC LEADERSHIP, respectively. Those who are leaders light a torch in the darkness for others to follow, and the flame is the symbol of Rho Lambda. The purpose of Rho Lambda is to honor those women within the sorority community who have exhibited the highest qualities of leadership and service to their Greek community and their sorority. They are women who have furthered the ideals and principles of the Greek community throughout their years of sorority affiliation.

TOP ROW Lindsey Ritter, Alyssa Moxon, Dani Tenberg, Didem Erbilen SECOND ROW Matalin Marano, Amanda Conte, Kirra Peery, Faith Shiere BOTTOM ROW Arianna Amato, Madeline Wagner



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WORK OF ART Spencer Richardson, Diana Khodan, and Paola Quijano work on self-portraits with oil paint in their Art 202—Introduction to Painting class. Photo by Diego Meza-Valdes



GREEN SPACE The Foote Green is the central thouroughfare through campus taking students to classes and the libary, it is also home of the ‘U’ statue. Photo Courtesy of UM Communications


Aaron Aboodi Nicholas Abrams Alexis Abundio Daevenia Achong Frederick Ackerman Chester Adams Duncan Adams

Makyla Addison Adeena Ademu-John Jesulayomi Adeojo Iteoluwalayomi Aderoju Gabrielle Aguiar Anam Ahmed Ashna Ahya

Deborah Ajagbe Savannah Alario Madeleine Alban Kayani Alcantara Laura Alcorn Colvin Alford Kahnya Alicandro Gabrielle Allen James Allen Faisal Alotaibi Cristian Alvarez Nicholas Alvarez Isaiah Alzume Daija Anderson Alison Anguil-Andriacchi Addisen Antonucci Trevor Antonucci Julia Antunes De Oliveira Luke Archer Anthony Arciero Luke Arends Anthony Arguelles Kevin Arreaga Carolyn Arthur Meaghan Arviv Megan Asbrand Tamilla Askerova Victoria Asland

Mia Atrio Isaac Attuah Franco Aubone Prado Trey Austin Victor Austin Tirek Austin-Cave Eden Avolio


Logan Ayash Lara Apasse John Bachner Anna Backman Anna Baker Lance Baker Michaela Baker


Thomas Baker Ayesha Bakshi Mimmi Balaam Anne Baldino Keenan Baldus Debra Baldwin Jason Ballantyne

Kyle Banker Endia Banks Nayan Bansal Elizaveta Baranova Julia Barger Andrew Barnes David Barr Daniella Barrett Paula Barriero Johanna Barth Annsley Barton Romir Basu Isabel Bauer-Nathan Maximilian Baumann

Sydnae Becton Gregory Beeson Tessa Begue Matthew Bell Mikayla Bell Trent Bell Jonathan Beltran Dallas Bennett Isabelle Bepler William Berents Charlotte Berg Emily Bergwall Gabe Berkowitz Jessica Bernstein Ya’Hyness Berry Chase Bertoldo Kyra Berwitz Thomas Betters Harlond Beverly Anish Bharwani Tej Bhasin

Niloy Bhattacharyya Charles Bidwell Olympia Binos Claire Bisson Mahogany Black Alphonso Blades Annalise Blair

Alec Bleyer Laney Bloch Mitchell Bloom Spencer Bodanza Luke Boland Bubba Bolden Robert Bolton

Jackson Bond Sofia Bond William Borchers Luke Borelli Maria Borja Chad Born Annalee Bossory Blaire Bowers Sacha Braggs Donovan Brennan Emmalyn Brenner Livia Brodie Joseph Broehl Sarah Bronnberg Samuel Brooks Theodora Brophy Delaney Brown Jada Brown Joshua Bruce Keely Brunkow Jonathan Buckley Joseph Budisak Teodoro Bueres Julianne Buggs Megan Buras Andrew Burch Jessica Burg Jacqueline Burke

Lucas Burkholder Sydney Burnett Taylor Burrell Suleman Burrows Noah Burstyn Christopher Butler Eben Butler



Christopher Buzzetta Julia Byerly Connor Byrd Connor Byrne Sara Byrne Ella Caggiano Ryan Cahoon Jichun Cai Peter Calano Caleb Calaway Soffia Rojas Priscilla Calle Rebecca Camejo Nicholas Campanini

David Campbell John Campbell Rebecca Camplin Isabella Campo Osorio Carolina Camus Sophia Canepari Olivia Carbonero Ivy Carpenter Justyn Carreras Austin Carrizales Hailey Carskaddan Amari Carter Dylan Carter Mickey Carton

Franco Cassoni Fraga Karam Cattan Adrianna Cera Morgan Champey Rosena Chan Donald Chaney Avery Chapman Marilou Chardin Ethan Charlton Jack Chazotte Shichao Chen Joseph Cherubin Asia Chester Matteo Chimienti Patrick Chisholm Katherine Chlopak I-Asiah Christmas Blaise Ciarrocchi Briana Cintron Jakai Clark Samantha Clayman

Danielle Clayton Margaret Clifton Cherise Clough

Randy Cockrell Catherine Coffenberg Nathan Coffman

CAROLINA CAMUS Freshman Cameron Cohen Lea Cohen Matthew Cohen

“To me, We are one ‘U’ means that the University of Miami is one big family, and that we are all in it together, always.”

Landon Coles Dominic Coletta Sam Colman Samantha Conner Emily Conti Carly Coombs Zachary Cooper

Joao Corbellini Erik Cortes Ferreira Sawyer Coseglia Sarah Costantino Meredith Costello Giuliana Coto Rodriguez Te’Cory Couch Antonio Couto Mitchell Crane Rea Cranwell Colin Crean Jessie Creed Elizabeth Cronin Raquel Cueto Kimberly Dacius Melissa Dagenais Emily Damon Michael Dancsecs Abdur-Rahman Dania Nathan Dankner Selina Dantzler



Anthony Dao Nicole Daoust Matthew Dapcic Fabrizio Darby Gal Dardashti Emilia Darquea Arguello Nicole Dauost Justin Davidson William Davidson Adrianna Davis Hannah Dawbarn Janelle De Moya Jessica Degen Anamarie Del Amo

Adrian Del Castillo Christian Del Castillo Joseph Dellostritto Jack Denhart Mojania Denis Patrick Denny Julia Desimone Katherine Devore Savit Dhawan Keyur Dhungana Benjamin Dias Agatha Dias Mendoza Ian Diaz Brannon Isabella Didio

Jackson Dill Maxwell Dimarzo Nada Dimovska Michael Dominguez Irina Dorko Alan Doron Kianna Dorsey Chaitanya Doshi Haley Dowd Meghan Doyle Jack Dratch Philip Dressler Keana Du Jordan Dubberly


Matthew Dumbroff Lucien Duprey Annella Durand Ricky Durga Alix Earle Madeline Earle Alexis Ebue

Adam Edelstein Nailah Edmead Julia Edwards Gabrielle Eichler-Len Abdulwahab Eisa Ines Eisenhour Hanna Ekholdt

Adam Elgammal Mohammed Elghoul Christopher Elliott Sander Elliott Nicholas Elwell Lillian Engelhard Didem Erbilen

Julie Erhardt Karla Erjavec Dorothy Escarment Bibiana Escobar Mariana Escobar Aviles Talia Eskenazi Raymond Eskenazi Michaan

Luis Espinal Leonardo Espinosa Anthony Esposito Jacob Esquivel Liliana Esquivel Sophie Estoppey Marie Exantus Rayan Excellent Alexander Ezzy Claire Fahmy Jamar Fairweather Seth Falber Amanda Falck Joseph Famularo


Isabelle Farah Nicole Farinella Margaret Farley-Stevenson Jordan Farrell Brian Feal Michael Federici Daniel Federman

Lillianna Fedewa Jacquelyn Fedyk James Fee Rachel Fein Jonathan Feld Lana Fell Moulay Fenni


Charlotte Fernandez-Hoffman Adrian Ferrarati Jillian Ferreira Tristan Ferreira Molly Ferris Sean Festa Dillon Fields Rebecca Fingerhood Alex Fink Max Fink Allison Finkl Janelle Finton Paulina Fiore Christopher Fischer-Hylton

Zachary Fishman Nathan Fitzpatrick Corey Flagg Jr. Devin Flaherty Hayley Flanagan Juan Flechas Beltran Mason Fleisher Trudi Fleishman Maxwell Flory Nicholas Forcone Dawn Ford Jonathan Ford Spencer Ford Una Forsythe Selena Fortich Devin Foster Evdoxia Fotopoulou Amelia Fox Charlotte Fox Paula Fraile Ruiz Alexa Franchi

Adam Frank Sarah Frankel Tyreek Frazier Adam Freundlich Sierra Frey Chloe Friedman Steven Friedman


Zachary Friedmann Gilbert Frierson Kristyna Frydlova Davonte Fuller Matthew Gabbard Alexandra Gaddy Ellie Gaither

Deng Gak Christopher Galindo Mariana Gamboa Temuulen Ganbold Tomas Garces Abbey Garcia Jake Garcia Nicole Garcia-Tunon Jake Garland Ethan Gary Caitlin Gaspich Jonathan Gates Avery Gawel Tomas Gay-Betton Corey Gaynor Patrick Geoghan Gillian George Raymond Gil Veronica Gilbert Gabrielle Gillard Lilly Gilmore Parker Gimbel Filippos Gkogkos Emma Gladden Owen Glassberg Thomas Glyman Jackqueline Goggins Andrew Goheen

Arianna Goldberg Ethan Goldberg Eli Golden

Anna Golikova Jessica Gomez Nyayongah Gony

Juliana Gonzalez-Rey Dustin Goodwin Setareh Gooshvar


“To me, We are one ‘U’ is a statment of camaraderie at the University, because we are more than just friends and classmates- we are a ‘Cane family.”


Mario Gordon Ethan Gorelkin Reilly Goss Casey Grafstein Robert Grande Naomi Graney Isaiah Grant Josephine Gray Mykea Gray Taylor Grieb Amber Grieve Angela Grieve Aidan Griffin Moose Griffith

Kendall Grogan Jacob Grujic Sarah Guarachi Chelsey Guastucci Diana Guevara Matthew Gurewitsch Nataliya Guseva


Luis Gutierrez Vallejo Millie Haffety Emily Hale Caroline Hall Daley Hall Gurvan Hall Hannah-Sophia Hall

Joshua Halper Kathrine Hamann Ryan Hammer Benjamin Hannestad Sara Hansen Kathleen Hanson Gudrun Haralz Destiny Harden Michael Harley Jacob Harman Alexander Harper Elliot Harper Leah Harper Cam Harris Hunte Harrison Ethan Hartz Melinda Hartz Jahfari Harvey Piruz Hashempour Sana Hasija Okera Hastings

Jordan Haynes Ranxinji He Louis Hedley Patrick Henry Priscilla Hernandez Samuel Heroux Cristina Herrera

Daniel Hersey Samuel Hershkovitz Brian Hertig Savannah Hewson Sofia Heyl Jordan Hightower Penelope Hinds

Jacqueline Hirsch Allison Hochhauser Larry Hodges Jacob Hoffman Kathryn Hofmeister Jalar Holley MacKenzie Holmgren Kevin Holsey Laura Hopman Jarrod Houseknecht Jarius Howard Ryley Howard Elinor Howells William Hoy Xingyuan Huang Carlos Huembes Tai’Asia Hueston-Franks William Huggins Maia Hunter Valeria Hunter Leo Hurst Sarah Hutchison Georgia Inggs Nicholas Ingold Aaron Ishmael Mia Iturriaga Nicole Ivanova Demeatrius Ivey


Kara Iwanowski Jose Izarra Noah Jaccard Paige Jackett Alexis Jackson Ella Jacobs Jessica Jacobs


Michelle Jacome Arellan Axel Jager Dhruv Jain Marìa Jakobsdóttir Clay James Nia James Daniela Jang Cruz

Bojan Jankulovski Alexandra Janotha Jasmine Jarrett Sophia Jaso Ashley Jayne Tony Jenkins Bradley Jennings Sierra Jensen Zhengfei Jiao Nuo Jin Chase Johnson Kayla Johnson Laura Johnson Natalie Johnson Quayon Johnson Reese Johnson Moulayna Johnson Sidi Baba Corey Jones Erica Jones Grant Jones Michael Jones Arryanna Jordan Danielle Jordan Madeline Joyce

Jordan Julien Judith Juste Tarynn Kaelin


“The ‘U’ is a community of dedicated and hardworking individuals who always work towards the collective good of the community.”


Janet Kalaniuvalu Jackson Kalfus Hee Kang

Samantha Kany Jamie Karen Viktoriia Kartavenko Collin Kayfus Mikayla Keating Jaclyn Keeney Rachel Keller

Jaxon Kelley John Kelley Justin Kellner Michaela Kerin Jacob Kesselhaut Sebastian Khairkhahan Louisa Khan

Diana Khodan Evelina Khodykina Nikit Khurana Jaden Kim D’Eriq King Elizabeth King Jullian Kiser Benjamin Klein Skylah Klein William Klepper Sydney Knapp Jaylan Knighton Eliza Knode Justin Kochman Jacqueline Koerwitz Sidney Kordy Barak Koren Samuel Koss Sophia Krikorian Taylor Kuligowski Ethan Kumar


Akshay Kumbar Ripley Kunkel Benjamin Kunz Jamie Kushnir Jungwoo Kwak Maxwell Lagano Andrew Lahrheim

Alexandra Lailas Jordan Lala Evan Lampsa Romulo Lander Torbar Jalen Laney Emma Langlois Kathryn Langston


Isabella Larder Emilee Larose Sydney Larson Dorel Last Madeline Lauther Daphnee Lavassas Gabrielle Lavoie Jacob Leader Janice Leao Paul Ledon Alanna Lenihan Lauren Lennon Bryson Leonard Louis Levitan

Benjamin Lewis Sabina Lewis Massiel Leyva Chengze Li Hanqi Li Jessica Li Tianqi Li Yanqi Li Yilun Li Lauryn Lima Savannah Linares Jake Linder Siqi Liu Xuanbo Liu

Rory Loftus Jacoby Long Carlo Chase Longordo Daniela Loo Gabriella Lopez Liane Lopez Gabrielle Lord


Johanna Loughran Blaise Lowen James Lu Brett Lubliner Allie Lutz Marcelo MacEira Ana MacHado Rusconi Michael MacHarg II Andrew Madden John Maddox Juliana Maduras Conor Maenpaa Ahmed Mahmoud Hannah Maile

Gabriella Mais Juan Malagon Rishab Malhotra William Mallory Dominic Mammarelli Madeline Manning Ronald Manning

Mark Mansfield Olivia Manzo Reece Marcelle Alexandra Marinelli Sidney Marques Cindy Marquez Jaclyn Marra

Allison Marsh Kelsey Marshall Leah Martin Sophia Martinez Matthew Martini Christopher Marzullo Zachary Mascarelli Zorryonna Mason Julia Mastrangelo Brianna Mathurin Peyton Matocha Gabriella Matteis Alexios Matthaiou Serene Mattis Owen May Ayanna Mays Naomi Mbandu Julia McAleavy Nolan McCarter Zachary McCloud Eva McCusker Nolan McDermott Alexander McFarlane Giana McGaughey Keri McGill Claire McGinnis Molly McGrath Kameron McGusty

Matthew McIntyre Evan McKay Cora McKean Kyle McKee Cameron McKhann Patricia McMenamin Tiara McMinn


Emily McNamara Lucas McNamara Liam McNeer

Jill McSheffrey Alison McWalters Brendan Meagher


“We are one ‘U’ is not only the University of Miami’s COVID-19 response slogan, but the lifestyle epitomized by members of the ‘Cane family daily.”

Alexandra Meltzer Emily Mendez Ines Mendez Dudley Merriam Michael Mesbah Leila Metellus Clara Meyerfreund Lavrador Meghna Mhatre Bryce Mielke Hugo Mijares-Bracho Gianna Milan Alyssa Miller Emma Miller Jordan Miller

Joshua Miller Ryann Miller Rodney Miller Jr. Michael Millimaci David Mills Sarah Mills Ethan Mimick Eden Mindel Sydney Miyao Maxim Mocharnuk Katerina Molina Olivia Moll Nelson Monaco Jordyn Moncur

Victor Mederos Katherine Melesko Miranda Melians

Miquela Montana Nick Montes Hector Montoto Laterrian Moore Molly Moore Rebecca Moore Yohandy Morales

Sydney Moses Joy Motz Tyrees Moulton Alexandra Moutafis Sheikh Muhtade Ryan Muni Alexander Munroe


Jake Murphy MacKenzie Murrin Alan Nadelsticher Ruvalcaba Maya Nambiar Mason Napper Maria Navas Gonzalez Roshan Nayar Joseph Neary Joshua Neely Franco Negron Zion Nelson Jack Nemetz Patrick Nestor Asheka Newman Lydia Newton Zachary Ng Shadae Nicholas Sasha Nihamin Alexandra Nixon Anna Nottage Vicente Nunez Carolina Nusser Contreras Olisa Nwaofor Myles O’Brien Paige O’Brien Madigan O’Donnell Charlotte O’Hare Curtiss Oakley


Heaven Odom Kimberly Ogun Kendall Onley Kylie Oquendo Jose Orellana Olivia Orr Aino Otava


Kesia Otieno Esmie Otter Sophie Oustatcher Caitlin Owens Fernanda Paez Valeria Palacios Carson Palmquist


Morgan Pankow Jacob Panzer Aleah Parafinczuk Alejandro Pardo Madeline Parente Brianna Parris Michael Parrott

Jordan Passman Matthew Pastewski Meera Patel Parth Patel Shriya Patel Justin Paulaitis Carly Payne Ava Paynter Jeremiah Payton Rachel Peck Marian Pedreira Bryce Pendleton Lindsey Pepper Diego Perdomo

Nicholas Perdue Andres Perez Anissa Perez Carlos Perez Elizabeth Perez Jackeline Perez Vanessa Perez Eleanor Perrigo Joseph Perrini Aryanna Peters Philip Peters Gabriela Petrone Mario Petushi Raymond Pfeiffer Isabella Pfennig Martha Philipos Alexander Philliou Ashley Phillips Bianca Pierce Ross Pierson Dominic Pitelli

Dominick Pizzonia Julia Platt Cole Plominski Julian Pollak Ally Polner Rosaline Polycarpe Benjamin Pomeroy

Emma Poole Mark Pope Edon Popi Veronica Porges Romeo Pradines Camden Price Samantha Price

Savannah Price Kennedy Prince Skylar Prinz Von Anhalt Timothy Probus John Proefrock Robert Prosek Gabriel Proulx-Wein Kylee Pufko Joshua Purvis-Torello Julia Putrino Andrey Pytalev Marcelo Quadros Brina Quaning Alexander Ernesto Quant


Conor Quigley Ethan Quinn Grace Quinones Cecilia Quinones-Witek Ricardo Quintana Stephaney Quintero Andrade Wasiq Qureshi Andrea Rabinovich Moreinis Brielle Racanelli Saloni Radadia Rachel Rader Mia Raffaele Sean Rafferty Ryan Ragone


Rasul Rahman Yashwanth Ramanujam Trinity Ramos Gabrielle Ramsamy Jasmine Ramsarup Shariq Ramsubhag Nonii Randall


Pradeep Ravi Anastasia Ray Joseph Recker Michael Redding Adrian Redl Cleveland Reed William Reed Benjamin Reese Nicholas Regalado Alexander Reiner Allison Reish Agilia Rementeria Cassidy Renninger Farha Reshamwala

Xavier Restrepo-Padgett Juan Reyes Ramirez Amanda Ribnick Samantha Rice Elyce Richardson Bennett Richter William Riddle William Rinearson Jacob Ripps Justin Rittenhouse Mia Rivas Brittney Rivera Gabriel Rivera Victor Rivera

Jalen Rivers Ryan Rizk Jenna Robinson John Robinson Madelyn Robinson Russell Robinson Tatiana Robinson Sydnee Roby-Washington Blake Rodack Thomas Rodberg Carolina Rodriguez Cataryna Rodriguez Gabriela Rodriguez Joshua Roman Kyle Romero Olivia Root Christian Rosa Alejandro Rosario Michael Rosario Vassia Rosenbom Matthew Rossi

Max Rossi Joshua Rotman Scott Rounick

Heath Ruchman Madison Rucolas Madeline Rumpke

ASHLEY STAND Gabriella Rusek Julia Russel Kyle Russo


“No matter what comes our way, as a school we will always be united. Because of the ‘U’ we all share one large thing in common and are able to come together.”


Aidan Ryder Brian Saadeh Adam Saitowitz Kenza Salgues Allie Salvucci Carmen San Nicolas Martinez Julia Sanbe

Nathalie Sanchez Taina Sanchez James Sanders Mikaela Sanders Gillian Sanford Johnnie Sargenti Dina Sarwani Delone Scaife Brodie Scapens Riley Scheier Carly Schmidt James Schmidt Jessica Schultz Maxwell Schwartz Abigail Schwenger Shelly Sclater Nicholas Sconzo Dillon Scott Isabelle Scott Joseph Scotti Jack Scully


Jackson Seagrave Jacious Sears Ahjine’ Seay Patrick Sebastian Ryan Sedagat Michael Sejas Nathalia Senna Endres Mariajose Serrano Taboada Stephen Seruya Gianna Sesto Roxanne Shafiezadeh Jasmine Shakir Shane Shakoor Zachary Shamah

Zachary Shanbom Michael Shanley Jared Shapiro Maddison Sharp Phillip Shaw Ortal Shazo Bainazeer Sheikh Taylor Shell Emma Sherman Macy Sherman Matthew Shiembob Aneesh Shinkre Robert Shugart Preeti Shukla

Aden Siegel Nesta Silvera Justin Simonton Lawrence Simpson Hunter Singewald Margarita Sinko Kyle Skarshaug Alaina Skellett Hasani Skinner Jonathan Slavov Franziska Sliper Zachary Slogoff Stratford Small Ekaterina Smirnova Caprina Smith Donovan Smith Jake Smith Kathryn Smith Keontra Smith Maddie Smith Sean Smith

Zachary Smith Kevin Snyder Austin Soares David Socarras Serrano Carlos Solares Yoobin Song Brandon Soto

Nicole Sowell Paul Spada Adelaide Spain Tyler Speaks Dominick Speranza Alyson St. Mary Kylea Stamps

Ashley Stand Kaja Stanecki Dominique Stater Waynmon Steed Alfreda Steele Sarah Stehling Philip Steinberg Isabelle Sterba Eric Stern Abigail Sterner Lola Stevenson Joshua Stewart Maren Stickley Constance Stirling Christina Strates Evalynn Strauss Sydney Stropes Mario Suarez Sebastian Suarez Logan Sudholz Tyler Sullivan Kevin Sun Sophie Sundaram Isabella Swanson Anna Swirski Rachel Sygall Claire Szymanski Yen Ta


Kate Tacca Maya Tahan Nathan Taminger Ena Taslidza Schuyler Tasman Ashanti Tate Ryan Tavarez


Andrew Teller Danielle Tenberg Grace Tenke Sebastian The Ibis Nathan Thewes Alex Thomas Collette Thomas Jared Thomas Tori Thomas Destiny Tiburcio Amita Tilak Anna Timmons Christian Tinoco Courtney Todaro

Alejandro Toral Michael Torres Sophia Torres Victoria Torres Sophia Tosti Walter Toub Dina Toum-Benchekroun Ahkeel Townsend Isabel Traba Hanh Tran Nhat Tran Ousman Traore Haley Traub Preslee Tringas


Samantha Tripp Emma Tucker Connor Turknette Andrea Tuthill Joshua Ulin Miranda Urdinola Garces Christian Urreiztieta


Maria Urrutia Ajiri Uzere Savannah Vach Devin Valero Mia Vallee Tyler Van Dyke Raul Van Patten

Alec Vargas Oren Vasser Samantha Velez Vikram Venkataraman Anastasiia Vereneva Yoland Victor Laura Vieira

Henry Vilar Giana Vitale Alex Vivas Orielle Volk Elizabeth Von Dietrich Sydney Voss Sam Waardenburg


Devin Wade Robert Walek Anthony Walker Kelsey Walker Alexandra Wallery Kathryn Walsh Andrew Walters Yu Wang Ben Wanger Noah Warren Christopher Washington Keshawn Washington Taylor Washington Emily Weissman Andrew Weltner Trenitee Wesley Cailey Wesolowsky Andrew Westervelt Alexander White Cassandra White Michaela White

Daquris Wiggins Cameron Williams Chantz Williams

Jarrid Williams Jaya Williams Jeffrey Williams

Jordan Williams Ben Williamson Caitlin Wilson


“We are one ‘U’ is a key part of the ‘Cane philosophy and is practiced in all aspects of campus life from athletics to academics.”


Anyae Wilson-Worley Elliott Wirshba Melissa Wohl Nanseera Wolff Isaiah Wong Dazalin Worsham Kaitlyn Wright


Kiera Wright Taylor Wright Anna Wu Yi Xiao Yiyan Xie Pengzi Xu Maria Yamar

Yiqingqing Yang Yiyun Yang Grant Yaniv Xinyu Yao Savannah Yates Lingzi Ye Xinrong Ye

Lauren Yelner Emmaus Yonas Rainier Young Tea Young Hao Yu Jack Zalta Elena Zapata Pardo


Julian Zarate Isabella Zayas Saige Zervos Kathleen Zgorski Youchi Zhang Andrea Zheng Ruohong Zhu Zhixuan Zhu Lily Zimmerman Lexi Zisselman Hadieh Zolfaghari Ashley Zonghetti Jose Zuleta Giovanni Zunino

LAKE FRONT The Student Center Complex is at the heart of undergraduate student life, acting as the home for student organizations and Starbucks. Photo Courtesy of UM Communications



Students FINAL DAYS The University hosts multiple graduation ceremonies in both the Fall and Spring for those who have completed all of the requirments and earned their Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degrees. Photo courtesy of UM Communications



ALMA MATTER At the Spring Commencment the graduating class close out their time at UM by singing the Alma Matter together. Photo Courtesy of UM Communications


Kiara Abarca Natalie Abatemarco Emilio Abdul Maya Abdulnour Samantha Abelson

Ritika Abraham Maya Abrams Abigail Adeleke Kikiloreoluwa Aderoju Deniz Aguero

Alexa Aguiar Luis Aguilera Saad Ahmad Isabelle Akinyemiju Ahmed Al-Hajari

Swapnika Alahari Peter Alex Griffin Alexander Steven Alexander Christian Allen

Mary Allen Adriana Almeida Abdulrahman Almorad Nawaf Almutairi Salah Alsharari

Austin Altevogt Isabella Altilio Kai Anderson Siani Anderson Jada Antoine


Michael Antonietti Tristan Appleby Monica Arango Aitana Arbulu Justin Arenas

Dylan Aron Shreya Arun Melina Asnani Stephen Auslander Sebastian Avella

Daniel Avila Russell Babiarz Mohammad Bahbahani Jacqueline Bajric Brian Baker


Marie Baker Olivia Baker Andrew Balise Viana Barceleos Prata Chelsea Baron

Jason Barraza Veronica Barreiro Rachelle Barrett Miranda Barriero Carly Battipaglia

Patrick Bauer John Baumstark Wildlif Bayard William Beckett Christina Beltran

Leslie Benaudis Jared Beneducci Jonathan Benitez

McKenzie Benz Senith Berhane Francesca Berkovich

GRIFFIN ALEXANDER Senior Jason Berkun Jordan Berman Chloé Bernard

“We are one ‘U’ means that we are THE one ‘U,’ the only ‘U,’ there is no other school like ours with our southern suns and sky blue water on wonderous Biscayne shore, it doesn’t get better than the ‘U’ Mahalo!”

Jason Betz Alison Beyda Stephanie Bigger Mallory Blum Alison Blumstein

Elijah Bogdansky Grace Bolandian Kolin Boorom Catherine Boshers Kenan Bowie

Taliah Boyd Tyler Brown Alexandria Budka Steven Budman Dylan Burke



Mekahel Burney Thomas Burns Gabrielle Butman Isabella Cabrera Valencia Maria Cacciatore

Anastassia Cafatti Mac-Niven Dingtian Cai Matthew Caliendo Alexis Cambridge Julianne Canaley

Victoria Cantrelle Rong Cao Xiaowei Cao Jodi Caplan Mario Cardenuto

Marcello Carelli Austin Carmody Sarah Carraher Laura Carrizosa Bruyn Sofia Cartaya

Caroline Case Sebastian Castaneda Olivia Castellone Barbarella Castillo Nathen Castillo

Alecxander Castro Pengelly Seve Cedeno Jessica Celentano Cherisse Charles Carly Chaskin

Emily Chavoustie Landon Chen Shaojie Chen Yidie Chen Ying Chen

Yuxiao Chen Zhipeng Chen Isabella Chinchilla Ruth Choizilme Matthew Christie

Alexander Claman Layla Claure Ashli Cleveland Alexander Cohan Arthur Cohen

Zachary Comroe Alexandra Connelly Kelsey Cook Alia Copeland Maria Cordoba

Veronica Cortez Abreu James Cosmai Hanah Coulter Tavia Cox Jenelle Cranston

Kevin Crist Nicholas Cristofari Alexandra Cruz Raul Cruz Raul Cruz-Lazaro



Aileen Cruz-Lezama Rodrigo Curiel-Tucker Alexandra Cusumano Heather Cyr Gabrielle D’Alonzo

Jean DaSilva DeGoes Steven Dabdoub Lindsey Daily Destiny Dallas Rose Daudier

David Davila David Davila Alexa Davis Kiara Davis Giselle De La Rua

Danyel De Villiers Kristopher Decossard Angelica Defalco Christen Degel Daniel Dellaventura

Tiffany Demps Adele Devito Robert Devito Juan Diaz Rucco Felicia Dicarlo

Daniel Difranco Bria-Necole Diggs Tayana Dix Alexander Dolan Joshua Dominguez

Juan Domínguez Joshua Dos Santos David Downey Shamar Drumond Emily Druzbik

Jiafeng Du Olivia Dubi Katharine Duerr Dominique Dumornay Nicholas Duncan

Tia Dupont Arthur Dussias Julia Dykema Michael Dziedzic Nyanti Eason


Balsam Edrees Melea Ehlers Louie Eisen

Jeremy Erdheim Jayci Eskalyo Gladys Espinal

ADELE DEVITO Santiago Estrada Stephen Ewing Lindsey Faye Falack



“To be a ‘Cane means to be a member of a student body that values leadership, diversity, and inclusion. I am so thankful to be surrounded by passionate and drived individuals all part of one ‘U.’”


Leah Farmer Megan Feder Matthew Feist Sandra Feld Chrizia Feliciano

Jake Fernandez Jessica Fernandez Claudia Fernandez-Perez Thomas Ferrario Julio Ferrer

Natalie Figueroa Aaron Fils Aaron Fils Allisson Fino Alexandra Fioto

Devin Fisher Randy Fitzgerald Christian Flocos Karla Flores Emma Foley

Jaclyn Foster Perry Franklin Agatha Freedberg Ben Freedman Olivia Frejka


Christopher Frydenborg Austin Furgatch Emily Fusilero Ilan Galitsky Santiago Ulloa

Michael Gannon Cassandra Garcia Micaela Garvey Olivia Gellis Shirley Gelman

Catherine Gentil Jenna Getty Barry Gibbons Conor Gibbons Andriana Gibson

Simone Gibson Nicholas Gilliard Sabrina Ginsburg Eric Godfrey Leah Goldstein

Yulia Golubyatnikova Charles-Etienne Gonthier Iris Gonzales Amaya Samuel Gonzalez Anghy Gordillo

Nicholas Gounaris Beatriz Gouvêa Jayda Graham Gabrielle Greenberg Philip Gregory

Haley Grey Queen Griffin Enrique Grijalva Juliana Grilo Shiley Grinbaum


Joseph Guenoun Carlos Guerrero Gabriela Guerrero James Guittar Ethan Guller


Christopher Hagen Kaitlin Hahn Charles Haines Reece Haire Brittany Hall

Daniel Han Hannah Hanoyan Taylor Hansen Kathleen Hanson Adil Haq

Ivanna Hariton Brian Harrison Hannah Hassoun

Shayla Hastings Alexandria Hawkins Joshua Hayes


“We are one ‘U’ means supporting each other and coming together as one big family.”

Peiyue He Wanlong He Yufan He

Jonathan Hefley Clarissa Hellebrand Matthew Hellinger Peyton Hendricks Jessica Hernandez

Liam Higgins Victoria Hoff Amelia Hoffman Danielle Hoffstadt Nolan Holbrook

Aniessa Holland Katharine Hornish Arielle Hotz Nicholas Houser Sydney Houston

Glen Howard Tre’Vaughn Howard Yufei Huang William Huggins Sara Hughes

Katharine Hurdman Fatimah Husain Osarume Ikhinmwin Andrea Illan Jeniffer Infante Vega


Steven Isaac Corinne Issa Jacob Jacknin Jordyn Jackson Danielle Jacoby



Jorge Jaime-Rivera Shravya Jasti Mark Javornik Sierra Jensen Sydney Jesus-Allen


Christina Johnston Diego Juan Joon Jung Justin Jung Jared Kaler

Alexandra Kalis Daniel Kamb Eda Karagoz Tyler Kashuv Konstantina Katsimeni

Olivia Keefe Alexandria Kelly Kathryn Kenny Curtis Kestenbaum Julia Khomenko

Eliza Kielty John Kim Quade Kirby Noah Klar Leah Klempner

Matthew Klepper Kaylan Knitowski Devin Knott Robert Knudsen Ethan Kobelin

Wyatt Kopelman Dylan Kossar Sophia Kotik Christina Koutelos Octavio Kpotogbe

Noah Kraus Allison Krause Markar Krikorian Carter Krouse Shainaya Kukreja


Riya Kumar Remy Kurlan Zachary Labkovski Gia Lacalamita William Lacovara

Naomi Lafont Emma Lagno Tyanna Lakeman Maisy Lam Claire Landon

Claudia Laukien Leah Leidy Alexandra Leitch Gretchen Lemon Ashley Levine

Dylan Levkoff Bradley Lewandowski Jordan Lewis Jichu Li Jan Lin


Samantha Linden Alana Link Eliana Litos

Chenyu Liu Jonathan Liu Xinhang Liu


“We are one ‘U’ means regardless of our differences, we share the love for our Alma Mater. Wherever life takes us, the U makes us family.”


Feifei Lu Alexia Lucas Brielle Lumia Kevin Lumpe Junhao Ma

Carlos MacHado Sofia MacHado John MacMoyle Estrella Madia Lauren Madonia

Stephen Madonia Brianna Madrigal Anthony Maldonado Harrison Malek Alexandra Manolis

Lauryn Lopresti Brianna Lormil Krishna Louis

Matalin Marano Mikhail Marasigan Rachel Marolf Matthew Maron Valentina Martin

Samara Martinborough Melissa Martinez Naomi Martinez Francis Marty Milene Mary-George

Olivia Marzovilla Drew Massirman Sierra Mathis Justine Rêve Mathurin Alex May

Saxon McBride Braylynn McCall Mia McClain Destiny McFarlane Caitlin McNulty

Olivia Medeiros Gina Medina Joshua Meehan Julia Meguro Melissa Mendez

Talia Mereles Bersabeh Mesfin Tyler Metzler Donald Meyer Andrew Mezzich


Nosha Milfort Nikolay Miloserdov Megan Miqueli Taylor Miragliotta Alana Miro

Haley Missan Ryo Mochizuki Teesha Modest Sofia Mohammad Keerthana Mohan

Lauren Mokhtarzadeh Anthony Molina Jasmine Mompoint Kyle Monaco Antonio Montadas

Nathalia Montenegro Christopher Montoya-Redlich Keara Moon Lily Moore Colleen Morgan

Daniel Morgan Vienna Morgan Julia Morris Stephanie Mosberg Camila Mosquera-Castro


Kelvine Moyers Ekaterina Muniz Anna Musgrove Michael Nahas Diana Nascimben

Sarah Navid Adam Nelles Ian Robert Newman Michelle Ng-Reyes Eric Nicholas

Brianna Nixon Victor Novara Gennuso Natalia Noyen Kailyn Nunez Teresa Nunez


Sacha Nzeyimana MacKenzie O’Brien Brett O’Connell Ryan O’Day Bryan O’Donnell

Uchenna Onyiuke Timur Orazov German Orellana Alfredo Ortega Katherine Ortner

Sofia Osio Megan Padgett Makelsey Page Marc Palmisano Dominick Pandolfo


Rahul Parekh Gillian Parkinson Adrian Parra Paulina Partridge Aloki Patel


Konnor Payne Matthew Pearl Kobe Peery Miles Pendleton Erika Pereda

Angel Perez Brandon Perez Daniel Perez Natalia Perez Baez Sabrina Perez Ruiz

Daniel Perlin Nicola Perone Miranda Persaud Leah Pesso Devin Peterson

Dynesha Peterson Mario Petrov Bennett Phan Samuel Philleo Bryce Pickett

William Piedra Tyana Pierce-Renzi Alexa Pilatich Hunter Pilatich Clayton Pine

Alexandra Pinnata Reese Pitts Melanie Planas Joshua Platt Connor Pohl

Alexandra Pomper Ryan Pope Katherine Poppiti

Serena Pratt Zoe Prescod Jack Prochner



Kyle Przypek Yuxuan Qi Nathalie Quinones


“We are one ‘U’ is a statment of community, applied both on and off campus.”

Kate Rainerman Adela Ramirez Camila Ramirez Chrisovalantis Ramoundos Sofie Rasmussen


James Rauh Adele Raymo Max Razavi Michael Reed Nicole Reich

Shanelle Reid Nicholas Reis Christian Reisch Matthew Rembold Zhizhuo Ren


Howard Retz Deven Reyes Delaney Reynolds Taylor Rhodes Joseph Ricca

Gabriella Ridge Anthony Rios Linda Rios Guevara Lindsey Ritter Vanessa Rivas

Alessandro Rivera David Rizkalla Annette Rizo John Roberts Molly Robin-Caplan

Emely Robleto Ruth Rocker Kristen Rockwell Amanda Rodriguez Ariana Rodriguez

Daniela Rodriguez Hannah Rodriguez Luis Rodriguez Manuel Rodriguez Evan Rofé

Madison Rom Catiana Romain Francisco Romero Alexander Ronco Alexis Rosado

Julia Maria Rose Ally Rosenberg Will Rosenberg Sam Rosselli Ross Rubin


Ana Rubio Fernandez Zachary Ruggiero Patrick Ruvo Gabriella Sacks Vanessa Sacks

Ethan Sager Ryan Sammonds Daniella Sanchez Gianna Sanchez Matthew Sanger

Jessica Sanz Dylan Savage Michael Savage Simon Schaefer Elizabeth Schaeffler

Samantha Schneider Spencer Schneider Sydney Schneider Bae-Corine Schulz Saige Schuster

Sophie Schwartz Taylor Schwartz Sherise Scott Jacob Segal Veronika Seider


Felipe Sequeira Alexa Shabinsky Sarah Shanahan Gabrielle Shapiro Maddison Sharp

Louis Shaw Liam Sheji Sharon Shlakman Robert Shore Giovanni Sibilia

Melody Siles Sofia Silva Dylan Silverstein Evan Simmens Andi Simon

Jack Simon Arman Singh Serena Singh Victor Sintchak Kristen Sisco

Noah Skurtu Aiden Smith Aiyanna Smith Caroline Smith Jenaye Smith

Katherine-Jane Smith Kit Smith Sabrina Smith David Sneider Daniela Snyder

Roman Sokolov Fatma Soliman Samantha Sooman Emiliana Soto Joseph Sparber

Lauryn Sparger Arthur Spears Parker Spector-Salwen Giselle Spicer Max Squeri

Karthik Sriganeshan Damien Stahl Caleb Stallion Michael Steier Benjamin Steinberg

Kennedy Stewart Candace Sukie Olivia Sullivan

Thomas Sullivan Rebecca Sundel Isik Surdum

GISELLE SPICER Senior Ryan Sutton Dominick Svrcek Sarah Tayeb


“We are one ‘U’ represents how the UM community cares for each other. We celebrate our win together and lift each other up when we lose together.”


Mercy Tefera Zoria Telfare Karan Thakkar Morgan Threatt Nina Tinsley

Caitlyn Tolchin Tiana Torkan Sofia Tormo Alicia Torres Anthony Torres

Jack Tortora Allessandra Toscanini Bianca Toto Ilias Toum-Benchekroun Jenna Trainor

David Tran Elan Tran MacKenzie Trexler Jacob Triarsi Ka Tuen


Ariana Turkalj Allegra Turner Shannon Ueberfluss Kayla Ure John Urquhart


Augusto Useche Madison Uzwy Isabella Vaccaro Mayra Valdez Alexandra Valen

Andrew Valenti Laetitia Valerius Daniela Vargas Sosa Juan Vasquez Jacqueline Vayner

Melanie Veerasammy Andrea Velasquez Payares Jordan Viera Alexia Vignau Emilie Villaverde

Alex Viola Jaislene Viñas Nikki Vlahos Claire Wagner Nicolas Wagner


Natalia Walcott Victoria Walters Ran Wang Tianyun Wang Blake Warman

Emily Watkins Willow Webb Jenna Weiss Jackson Westwood Kevin Wheeler

Andrew Whigham IV Nicholas Whitaker Celine White Elsa Widjaja Taylor Wiener


Aaron Williams Katherine Williams Savanah Wilshire Austin Wilson Emily Winston


Ke Wu Kevin Xu Stephen Xydakis Zach Xydakis Songzhu Yang


Lee Yankowitz Tuana Yazici Wonjun Yeo Ademide Young Richard Youssef


Jonathan Zeiri Bowen Zhai Kefan Zhang Xiaolin Zhang Hongyu Zhao

Zechao Zhao Anastasia Zharova Spencer Zied Marielle Zuber Nicole Zuckerman

Lyle Zullo

WALKING ALONG A lone senior walks off the field after the Spring Graduation entering his new lifelong role as a ‘Cane Alumni. Photo

Courtesy of UM Communications



GRADUATION After completing their Thesis, and proving mastery in their field allowing for the faculty to award Master’s and Doctor degrees. Photo Courtesy of UM Communications

Razan Aldousari Daniella Anderson Phillip Arencibia Fabian Carrera Sophie Cen

Sarah Dia Kamila Garcia Marchante Lynette Herbert Monica Hoo Franchesca Izquierdo

Brianna Johnson Vian Mirani Joanna Niworowski Nonyelum Ogbodo Stephanie Parrado

Katarzyna Pasternak Daniel Rojas Madrid Sabrina Sanchez Lissette Sardinas Kristin Schabdach

Sheldon Seale Aya Shata Xiaoyu Su

Amanda Suarez Zihan Yan

Aya Shata Graduate Student “UM was like a second home during a journey rich with experiences. Everyday I meet people from all over the world, I learned at UM that our similarities and differences make us unique, humane, and connected.”


Miller Graduates

MEDICAL CAMPUS The Miller School of Medicine and UHealth segments are located on a seperate campus located in the Heart of Miami. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

Vedant Acharya Justin Achua Elizabeth Akinsoji Mahmood Al Bayati Andrea Alonzo


Alexandra Alvarez Daniel Amat Jacqueline Baikovitz Lauren Baker Camille Baumrucker


Helen Bermudez Kasha Bornstein Daniel Briggi Steven Brodar Jeanette Brown

Evan Hank Bryant Stephanie Camhi Karen Caraballo-Torres Sara Carranco Carlo Castro


Michelle Caunca Fatima Chagani Joseph Chen Willy Chertman Christopher Chin

Celeste Chitters Kunal Chohan Jungwon Choi Rhea Choi Preston Christensen


Madeline Cohen Gabriel Collie Leah Colucci Kelly Conley Austin Coye


Nicole Cruz Simon Dadoun Carlos Dallera Rachita Das Brody Dawkins

Justin De La Fuente Jessica Delamater Stefanie Delgado Karishma Desai Sohil Desai

Marie Desir Neelesh Dewan Anthony Diaz Andjela Egger Kareem Eid


Paul Elias Clarence Emile Ivana Ezeude Tasneem Ezuddin Yanelys Fernandez


Kayla Fourzali Neelima Gaddipati Michele Galatovich Cabezas Galvez Joseph Geller

Jason Goldenberg Rachel Golpanian Daisy Gonzalez Caroline Granger Desmond Green


Dylan Greif Adriana Grossman James Grosso Matthew Gulau Rachel Handelsman

Joshua Hansen Julie Ann Heger Alexandra Herweck Madeleine Hindenlang Vincent Hsu

Michael Hu Hope Hua Jessica Hunter Jodi Hwang Rahul Iyengar


Sinan Jabori Nathaniel Jenkins Rajika Jindani Taylor Johnson MacKenzie Jones


Danick Joseph Meghana Kalavar Elisa Karhu James Keegan Manish Kuchakulla



Spencer Clark Lacy Lucas Lages Giedre Laurinaitis Alessia Lavin Anthony Lee

Chistina Lee John Lee Megan Lee Dayron Leon Lance Levine


Andres Lopez German Lopez Daniel Lorido Rebecca Lynch Kailey Mansour

Staci Marbin Mary Martos Neil Mehta Michelle Miller Ellie Moeller


Belén Mora Joelle Mouhanna Carly Muller Meera Nagarsheth Manasa Narasimman


Abigail Rae Ness Olivia Neumann Kerry O’Sullivan Harrist Onugha Nizar Osmani

Linda Oyesiku Madhumita Parmar James Parrish Kiera Parrish Manasi Parrish


Hardik Patel Manan Patel Priyen Patel Ronak Patel Sayari Patel

Robert Peaden Yuval Peleg Abigail Pelletier Stefanie Pena Adryan Perez

Hanna Perone Marina Perper Jaclyn Perreault Sophia Pines Alexandria Poitier

Sai Polineni Courtney Premer-Barragan Maxwell Presser Emily Prince-Ralby Nisha Puri

Evgeniya Rakitina Renuka Ramchandran Michael Randolph Victoria Rea-Wilson Priyanka Reddy



Andrew.Png Rezk Yvette Rodriguez Joeli Roth Shelly Saini Alexander Sands


Ciara Sanon Brooke Sarna Anthony Saxton Anil Sedani Andrew Sexton

Anna Shah Khushali Shah Nayna Shah Shivani Shah Akhil Sharma

Jared Silberlust Zachary Silver Anthony Skryd Benjamin Slavin Jenny Soiffer


Annelise Sprau Samantha Spring Matthew Sturm Cayla Suthumphong Christina Tamargo

Rebecca Tanenbaum Rikera Taylor Jasmine Tomita-Barber Emma Torncello Jonathan Tu


Alexa Turpin David Valancy Alfredo Valdivia David Valdivia Amy Vidalin


Sarah Wall Jay-Shing Wang Arjun Watane Caroline Williams Natalie Williams


John Wiltshire Stephen Wittels Frank Woo Haitao Xu Sina Yadegarynia


Crystal Yan Wendy Yang Maria Yao Ahmed Yousef Celisse Zabalo


Angela Zhu


‘ Cane Grad Spotlights

FINAL VIEW The view from the Fall 2020

Graduation stage is the last campus view ‘Cane Grads have before graduating into ‘Cane Alumni.

Photo courtesy of UM Communications



From Centeron, Arkansas

From Lakeland, Florida

Majors in Journalism & Psychology

Major in Microbiology and Immunology

Proudest Accomplishment I am most proud of becoming the Student Government President and leading an organization of 220+ dynamic and amazing student leaders. What's one thing you've gained from being a 'Cane? I used to be an introvert trapped in my shell. However, with the experiences and leadership skills I obtained, I have become a great communicator who loves to work collaboratively on projects to the benefit of those around me.

What will you miss most about UM? I will definitely miss the Rat the most. The vibes were truly immaculate.

Proudest Accomplishment As President of the American Society of Pre-Dental Students I established an annual Hurricane Dental Drive to benefit the Lotus House and Miami Rescue Mission and I initiated a partnership between the organization and Caring for Miami Project Smile! What's one thing you've gained from being a 'Cane? UM has fueled my passion for service, increased my cultural awareness, enhanced my knowledge about different social justice issues and overall has just developed me into a kinder, braver and more compassionate person.


DAVE DOWNEY From Miami, Florida Majors in Meteorology & Broadcast Journalism


Proudest Accomplishment Becoming a distinguished member of UMTV, and using that experience to set myself apart from many others across the country in the competitive broadcast field. What's One Thing You've Gained Grom Being A 'Cane? It has instilled me with a drive and work ethic that I did not think was possible after graduating high school. Students and faculty alike have pushed me to become better in and out of the studio or classroom every day, and that’s what really matters when it comes to a college education.

What will you miss most about UM? The short answer: everything.

Majors in Neuroscience & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? I am a certified tutor for science and language classes and have been a mentor for first year pre-health students, continuing this mentoring relationship beyond the program. Teaching others is a very rewarding experience that helps strengthen and embrace my own knowledge. Teaching and mentoring other students, has allowed me to develop the skills necessary to become a great leader. Being able to motivate and guide others towards a common goal, while still taking an interest in each person, has led others to trust me, practices that I will embrace for the rest of my life.



From Melbourne, Florida

From St. Louis, Missouri

Majors in Economics, History, International Studies, & Political Science

Majors in International Finance, Marketing, & Management

Proudest Accomplishment I had an incredible study abroad experience in the United Kingdom on a program of study in British Politics & Policy that brought me to Oxford, I interned at the White House for the President, and I was elected by my fellow ‘Canes all four undergrad years to represent them in Student Government- I even got elected to the executive board!

What Will You Miss Most About UM? I would have missed it too much, so I’ve decided to stay for Law School! I will miss the professors who I’ve been able to build such great relationships with over the past four years! What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? We are a ‘Canes family, and ‘Canes care for ‘Canes.

Proudest Accomplishment This unprecedented year has been an impactful one for my growth as a leader. As both the Vice President of Student Government and the Vice President of Membership for Delta Delta Delta, I had to navigate a whole new normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Vice President of Student Government, a week after I was elected, I was thrown into handling COVID-19. Everything was virtual and I needed to disseminate new University policies to the University of Miami community. During monthly meetings with Dr. Whitley and semesterly meetings with President Frenk, I gave my opinions and expressed my concerns as a student leader, and let the UM community know what was happening.




From Longmont, Colorado

From Republic of Singapore

Majors in Psychology & Human and Social Development

Majors in Biomedical Engineering

Proudest Accomplishment I am most proud of serving as the Chair of COPE, the peer educator group partnered with the Counseling Center. It has been extremely challenging to reinvent outreach to deliver meaningful education and resources to the UM community solely from virtual platforms. What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? UM has shaped me into a person who has coincidence in myself, a passion for helping others and changing the world, and a well-rounded and well informed person. On campus UM has helped me connect with my peers who have helped me accept me for who I am, has allowed me to accept and share my sexuality, and my path in the helping careers, and showed me my love of service.

What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? UM has made it safe for me to take risks. From developing 3D printed COVID-19 swabs during the pandemic, to leading the largest service day on campus, to continuing my violin studies despite being a biomedical engineering major; UM has given me a taste for what’s possible when I step outside my comfort zone.

Proudest Accomplishment Launching What Matters To U, the largest speaking series on campus along side my peers in Student Government.

What Will You Miss Most About UM? I’m going to miss the people the most. Although this campus is incredibly beautiful, without my friends and mentors, it would be an empty - albeit pretty - shell.



From Palm Coast, Florida

From Eugene, Oregon

Major in Exercise Physiology

Majors in Africana Studies, Political Science, Sociology and Criminology

What Will You Miss Most About UM? It seems like yesterday I was just a freshman living in Stanford, and now time has passed by. I will missall the fun activities and events (also the free stuff everyday) like Cat 5 and Canes Night Live. I will alsomiss going to games and having the time of my life. Getting free food almost everyday, because something is always happening on on-campus, like Pancakes with Pat. Homecoming season, food truck with food vouchers, and all the fun activities the homecoming committee creates. From Drake to being on campus to Michelle Obama to Gabrielle Union to Sylvester Stallone! I will miss being a young adult with little responsibilities that were just going to class, housing application done before the deadline, not using all my dining dollars in just one semester, etc.

What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? My arrival to UM as a freshman was anything but typical. About a month before leaving Oregon, I received an email requesting that I participate in a video project representing the university’s incoming freshman class. Gladly participating, the project resulted in a video whose central message was on making an impact throughout our campus community and in making those trailblazers who had come before you proud through your continuation of their pursuits of progress: “Make an impact” would become a guiding mantra for the remainder of my time at UM. Pursuit of making this impact propelled me to many of the wonderful involvements that I participated in during my first year at UM. Across campus I became heavily involved in each and every opportunity that I could find.




From Deerfield Beach, Florida

From Charlotte, North Carolina

Juris Doctor in Law

Majors in Economics, Chinese Studies and Political Science

Proudest Accomplishment I am most proud of my time as the Student Bar Association President and the Student Trustee of the University of Miami Board of Trustees. Through these roles, I have tried to encourage conversations around race and social justice to improve our UM and Miami community.

What Will You Miss Most About UM? I will miss the beautiful campus, dedicated faculty and overall committed ‘Canes community. As a South Florida native, I was raised a Miami Hurricanes fan, and from a young age it was my dream to attend The ‘U.’ Achieving that by attending the law school has been such a rewarding experience and I will truly miss all the time I have spent here.

What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? I truly believe that UM has given me more opportunities to pursue my interests and chart my own path than I would have been afforded at any other institution in the country, and perhaps the world. I’ve been involved with organizations as local as the Lowe Art Museum, and as large-scale as interning for the federal government. With the generosity of the Stamps Scholarship, my education has literally taken me around the world multiple times. My ability to speak a foreign language went from struggling to order noodles at a Chinese restaurant to now qualifying to attend graduate school in China, in Chinese. This Spring I’ll be graduating with three majors, a feat likely impossible at any other institution, but possible here because the university allowed me to make my education entirely my own.



From Newton, Massachusetts

From Audubon, New Jersey

Major in Gender & Sexuality Studies

Majors in Marine Science, Biology and Spanish

Proudest Accomplishment I most proud of my time as chair of the Greek Week Executive Board. I applied to the position coming off the heals of the study abroad semester cut short by a worldwide pandemic, so I was anxious to find experiences to fill that void. Unbeknownst to me, I would spend the next two semesters planning ande xecuting the Week remotely, as I took classes online from Boston. It was definitely a challenge, especially with the need to redesign the week for the virtual, “new normal” world, but I am so proud ofmyself and my executive board for pulling it all off. Working with administrators and our philanthropy Active Minds we were able to pull off a great event for a Greek community that I care so deeply about.

Proudest Accomplishment I am most proud of the friendships and connections I have made with students and faculty at UM and hope to keep in contact with all of those connections in the future. I felt that I involved myself greatly within the community and I couldn’t have asked for a better 4 years.

What Will You Miss Most About UM? I will miss the opportunities and people that UM has provided me, especially the RSMAS community. What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? UM has given me strength and courage to use my voice and guide me to make a difference. UM has shown me my true capabilities as a woman in science.




From Miami, Florida

From Wakefield, Massachusetts

Major in Public Relations

Major in Buisness Analytics & Finance

Proudest Accomplishment I used what I learned in UM to create my own high-quality, specialty tea brand that has an emphasis on gratitude. It is called Ta Tea, Ta means “thank you” in Old English, We believe that that having a cup of tea is the perfect moment to be present, and grateful. What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? UM has shown me that in the right community and space, people are willing and able to cheer you on. I have learned that the right team is invaluable to your success and happiness.

What Will You Miss Most About UM? The uber supportive faculty and professors who truly care about your success both inside the classroom and out.

What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? UM has shaped me from the ground up. UM has provided me with the building blocks for busines ssuccess. Every time I turned the corner there was another opportunity to sample or mentor to lean on. From freshman year when I sought out and embarked on a research project, working with Dr. Espinosa, Dr Shipiro’s mentorship, Beaumont Carlin prep, my investment banking internship during school, experiences in Hyperion, the trip to NYC with Bermont Carlin, through former UM grads mentoring you in my interview process at BCG. I have been able to sample experiences that have enhanced my career growth and broaded my interests and fields of study. The opportunity to lead UM student managed investment fund as CIO has shaped my career desires moving forward and has taught me about leadership.



From Tampa, Florida

From Istanbul, Republic of Turkey

Majors in International Finance and Marketing

Major in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Proudest Accomplishment Uplifting the greater Miami community with Omega Psi Phi’s biweekly chapter food drives through Feeding America. What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? UM has built my confidence and given me the skills to enter the real world. I am a more positive person now.

What Will You Miss Most About UM? The countless friends I am used to seeing every day.

What Are You Most Looking Forward To? Translating the leadership and soft skills I’ve gained at the ‘U’ into a fruitful career of helping peoplea chieve financial independence.

Proudest Accomplishment I created my own major called PPE. I took PPE at the University of Oxford, and brought it to UM. Taking the opportunity given by the university to create my own major, successfully designing my independent major, and graduating a full year early is my proudest accomplishment. What's One Thing You've Gained From Being A 'Cane? My background in philosophy, international politics and economics has allowed me to be open-minded and have a more creative approach to philosophical thinking and law-making. Since the space law and policy sector is fairly new, there still are a lot of unknowns. My life hitherto, combined with my education and experiences, guide me in the right direction by helping me architect my own path in the space law and policy sector.



RICHTER The library resides in the center of campus for all students and faculty members to work, relax, and learn.

ACCOUNTING TOP ROW Kay Tatum, Seth Levine, Manuel Sicre Khrystyna Bochkay

SECOND ROW Miguel MinuttiMeza, Roman Chychyla THIRD ROW Fabrizio Ferri, Estefany Nunez, Jacklyn Collins FOURTH ROW Diana Falsetta, Mark Friedman, Mario Perez FIFTH ROW Daniel Medina, Shirley Dennis, Daniele Macciocchi BOTTOM ROW Emmanuel De George, Ramnath Sundaresh

BUSINESS TOP ROW Martin Segal, Ann Olazábal, Elizabeth Katzen, Mark Shapiro SECOND ROW Joan Martínez Evora, Luisa Rosen-Artze, Joshua Espinosa, Patricia Abril THIRD ROW Shannon DeRouselle, Alissa Del Riego, Vanessa Guzzi, Don Donelson FOURTH ROW Diana Jordan Zamora, René Sacasas, Karen Turner, Maria Isabel Tamindzija BOTTOM ROW Platon Alexandrakis, William Ellet

COMPUTER SCIENCE TOP ROW Stephan Wuchty, Victor Milenkovic, Odelia Schwartz, Yelena Yesha SECOND ROW Lia, Dilip Sarkar, Ubbo Visser, Vanessa AguiarPulido BOTTOM ROW Geoff Sutcliffe, Mitsunori Ogihara, Huseyin Kocak


INTERACTIVE MEDIA TOP ROW Kim Grindeder, Vivian Orellana, Dr. Ching-Hua Chuan


Rodriguez, Karin Wilkins, Clay Ewing BOTTOM ROW Dr. Michelle Seelig, Lindsay Grace, Dr. Barbara Millet

MATHEMATICS TOP ROW Dr. Christopher Scaduto, Dr. Nathan Totz, Dean Leonidas Bachas, Dr. Brian Coomes, Dr, Bruno De Oliveira, Dr. Drew Armstrong, Dr. Ilie Grigorescu, Dean Kenneth Voss BOTTOM ROW Dr. Nikolai Saveliev, Dr. Kenneth Baker, Dr. Marvin Mielke, Dr. Robert Stephen Cantrell, Dr. Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Dr. Alexander Dvorsky, Dr. Xi Huo, Dr. Lev Kapitanski

COMMUNICATIONS TOP ROW Meryl Blau, Wesley Miller, Alyse Lancaster, Yeunjae Li, Wanhsiu "Sunny" Tsai, Alex Heria, Cong Li, William Hughes BOTTOM ROW Weiting Tao, Marcia Gomez, Queenie Li, Regina Ahn

HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND POLICY TOP ROW Yang Wen, Catalina Cortes, Joanna Valencia SECOND ROW Dr. Karoline Mortensen, Dr. Emma Boswell Dean, Dr. Steven Ullmann BOTTOM ROW Dr.

MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE TOP ROW Assoc. Professor Tracy DevineGuzmán; Professor and Chair of MLL Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel; Professor Viviana Díaz-Balsera; Assoc. Professor Lillian Manzor. SECOND ROW Assoc. Professor Steven Butterman; Assoc. Professor and Assoc. Chair of MLL Logan Connors; Professor George Yúdice; Professor Christina Civantos THIRD ROW Asst. Professor Cae Joseph-Masséna; Asst. Professor Ager Gondra; Professor Ralph Heyndels; Faculty Student Representative Nicholas Sheets FOURTH ROW Assoc. Professor Elena Grau-Llevería; Asst. Professor Allison Schifani; FT Lecturer Catalina QuesadaGómez; Assoc. Professor Rebecca Doran BOTTOM ROW Assoc. Professor Gema Pérez-Sánchez; Asst. Professor Omar Vargas; Asst. Professor Suja Sawafta; Assoc. Professor

MUSIC COMPOSITION AND THEORY TOP ROW Dr. Shawn Crouch, Dr. Charles Mason, Dr. Scott Stinson

SECOND ROW Dr. Juan Chattah, Dr. Dorothy Hndman, Dr. Lansing McLoskey BOTTOM ROW Dr. Juraj Kojs


NEUROLOGY DEPARTMENT Neeta Garg, Jose Romano, Leticia Tornes, Ralph L. Sacco, Tatjana Rundek, Bonnie Levin, Ph.D., Carlos Singer, Kristine O’Phelan;, Silvia Delgado, Jason Margolesky, Ashok Verma, Negar Asdaghi, Nicole Sur, Khema Sharma, Erika Marulanda-Londono, Amer Malik, David Adams, Victor Del Brutto, Basim Uthman, Yolanda Reyes-Iglesias, Alyssa Pensirikul, Naymee Velez-Ruiz, Luis Tores, Sagure Bette, Katalina McInerney, Abiezer Rodriguez, Danielle SpenglerShpiner, Sarah Getz, Christian Camargo, Myron Ginsberg, Salim Dib, Mohan Kottapally, Mario Saporta, Melissa Fellman, Volkan Granit, Kamil Detyniecki, David Wallace, Sebastian Koch, Rajiv Singh, Bernard Baumel, David Davis, Merredith Lowe Photo courtesy of Neurology Department

NURSING TOP ROW Dr. Arsham Alamian, Dr. Debbie Anglade, Dr. Victoria Behar-Zusman, Dr. Particia Larrieu Briones, Dr. Rosina Cianelli, Dr. John M. Clochesy, Dr. Nichole Crenshaw, Dr. Giovanna C. De Oliveira, Dr. Joseph P. De Santis, Dr. Diego A. Deleon, Dr. Charles A. Downs; SECOND ROW Dr. Ruth Everett-Thomas, Dr. Ashley L. Falcon, Dr. Cynthia L. Foronda, Dr. Karina Gattamorta, Dr. Nicole A. Gonzaga Gomez, Dr. Juan E. Gonzalez, Dr. Juan M. Gonzalez, Dr. Jeffery Groom THIRD ROW Dr. Shayne Doran Hauglum, Dr. Mary Hooshmand, Dr. Cynthia N. Lebron, Dr. LatoyaLewis-Pierre, Dr. Zhan Liang, Dr. Yui Matsuda, Dr. Donna S. McDermott, Dr. Evan Malcom McEwing FOURTH ROW Dr. Mary McKay, Dr. Nicholas Metheny, Dr. Greta ValentinovaMitzova Vladinov, Dr. Johis Ortega, Dr. Brenda Owusu, Dr. Linda M. Parker, Dr. Andrew Porter, Dr. Guillermo Prado, Dr. Susan L. Prather, Dr. Carmen Rosa Presti, Dr. Regine Placide Reaves BOTTOM ROW Dr. Deborah A. Salani, Dr. Jill Steiner Sanko, Dr. Kenya F. Snowden, Dr. Beatriz Valdes, Dr. Denise Christina Vidot, Goldie M. Wasman, Dr. Christopher P. Weidlich, Dr. Carole L. Wilkinson, Dr. Linda Wunder, Dr. Erick Zarabozo CENTER Dean Cindy L. Munro

PHILOSOPHY TOP ROW Brit Brogaard MIDDLE ROW Richard Chappell, Magdalena Balcerak Jackson, Harvey Siegel, Risto Hilpinen, Eli Chudnoff, Michael Slote, Anjan Chakravartty, Brendan Balcerak Jackson BOTTOM ROW Helen Yetter-Chappell, Simon Evnine

RELIGIOUS STUDIES TOP ROW David Kling, Derja Corvoisier, Daniel Pals SECOND ROW Justin Ritzinger, Dexter Callender, Dr. Henry Green THIRD ROW Nebil Husayn, Catherine Newell, David Graf BOTTOM ROW Robyn Walsh

TEACHING AND LEARNING TOP ROW Dr. Wendy MorrisonCavendish, Dr. Mary Avalos, Dr. Stephani Burton, Kirsten Schwarz, Dr. Matthew Deroo SECOND ROW Dr. Scott Grapin, Dr. Walter Secada, Dr. Ji Shen, Dr. Mary Beth Calhoon, Dr. Jennifer Krawec BOTTOM ROW Dr. Shawn Post, Dr. Nam Ju Kim, Dr. Batya Elbaum, Dr. Jennifer Kahn, Dr. Ana Menda

VOCAL PERFORMANCE TOP ROW Jeanette Thompson, Jeffrey Buchman, Amanda Quist, Robynne Redmon, Scott Tripp, Jorge Morejon, Frank Ragsdale BOTTOM ROW Corin Overland, Sandra Lopez, Carol Kraminsky, Alan Johnson, Janet Beighey



Through a year truly unlike any other the ‘Cane community perservered and came out stronger and more connected

The University of Miami is made up of so many different experiences. From the campus life of food trucks and restaurants to the various campuses, students can never get uninterested. This private university is made up organizations that are changing the daily lives of students, Greek life that introduces new walks of life, and talented athletes that continue to break records.


Spring Commencment Ceremony acts as the conclusion of the campys journey for many ‘Canes. Photo by courtesy of UM Communications






DELANEY ANNE REYNOLDS Dear Delaney Anne; It really is GREAT TO BE A MIAMI HURRICANE! Congratulations on your graduation with a Bachelors in Science while earning a Double Major in Marine Science and Geology and Minoring in Climate Policy from one of the world’s finest research institutions. You have truly had an incredible impact over the last four years as an undergraduate in Coral Gables and Key Biscayne at the University of Miami. We are profoundly proud of you, your hard work and your many important accomplishments at such a young age. You are an incredible inspiration to many on campus, in your community and around the world and that certainly includes each member of your family. You are a dream of a daughter and sister who has always brought light and laughter and joy into our home and hearts. We are certainly proud of how hard you’ve worked in school much less to help your community and the environment. Your passion and many achievements are simply remarkable, especially so early in your life, but we are most proud of the young woman you have become right before our eyes. And as much as we LOVE what we’ve seen thus far Delaney, we simply can’t wait to support all of your future adventures including during your graduate school studies. We are SO very proud that your hard work has led you to being accepted into the unique, transformational, dual J.D. and Ph.D. degree program within Abess Center for Ecosystem Science & Policy, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the School of Law. Your advanced education at the University of Miami will surely equip you to change the world for the better and have what we know will be an impactful and rewarding life. Congratulations and GO CANES! Love, Mom, Dad and Scooter



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SHIRLEY GELMAN From the Sunsations dance team to Vice President of Student Government, from student ambassador for “Cane for Day” to double majoring Magna Cum Laude and everything in between, during this incredible journey you have been an exceptional team player, a leader, a role model. We couldn’t be any prouder of the incredible woman you have become and all your achievements inside and out!! You inspire us everyday and can’t wait to see what’s next. We wish you many more successes and all the happiness you deserve! Congratulations Shirley!!! We love you, Mom, Dad and Joe ADVERTISEMENTS 453

JORDAN VIERA This year we say goodbye to our Copy Editor Jordan Viera as she graduates in Summer 2021. Jordan Viera attended the University of Miami from 2017-2020 where she obtained her bachelor’s of arts in English, minor in Sports Administrations, while maintaining her position in the Tau Sig-ma Honor Society. During her undergraduate years Jordan worked on all of the courts and fields with UM’s athletic department in sports marketing and later became a Graduate Academic Mentor for the football team. After earning her bachelor’s degree Jordan went straight into the University of Miami’s Master of International Administration accelerated program with a concentration in security management. She is now graduating from the MAIA program and on her path to law school.

AUSTIN PERT My time at the University of Miami has been way too quick, and way too fun. From writing with The Miami Hurricane, working with Ibis Yearbook, traveling, exploring Miami and sharing my memories with my favorite people, I cannot believe how unforgettable these four years have been. I will forever cherrish my time here and I’ll always bleed orange and green. I thank my Mom, Dad and Daniel

STONE HARTY Class of 2020 Virtually the greatest class of all time We are so proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad, Sofia, Sara, Mustafa, and Pickles (in heaven) GO CANES!

JULIA MEGURO “For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for prosperity and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” - Jeremiah 29:11 Over the last four years, the UM community has been a home greater than I could’ve ever imagined or hoped for. Thank you to my parents and sister for being my first inspiration; the friends who walked alongside me in this journey; the peers and communities who forced me out of my shell; my professors and research mentors for challenging me in the pursuit of knowledge and never letting me settle for less; and above all, to God for His abundance and for entering this mess with me. In the midst of so much uncertainty in these “unprecedented times”, I can trust the story because I know the Author.


GISELLE SPICER Giselle, seems like just yesterday that we were moving you into the dorms for your freshman year. We could not be more proud of how you’ve made the most of your four years at UM. Can’t wait to see where life takes you. Warning: adulting ahead. Love always, Mom, Dad and Julie.

MICHAEL P. MACHARG II I would like to extend a thank you to my family, most notably my parents Michael MacHarg Sr. and Jackie MacHarg, and to my friends and mentors, Mrs. Diane Amundson, Arabella Arado, Camilo Arado, Magnolia Cahill, Dr. William Eyerly, Ms. Shannon Frank, Ms. Mary Gaskins, Dr. Konstantinos Georgiadis, Mr. Nick Grey, Selin Hos, Mrs. Cindy Lyons, Jay Mathey, Mr. Phil Nicodemo, Mrs. Paula Sizemore, Professor Sylvia Thompson, Dr. Ronald Young, Sophia Young-Perez, and Ricky Youschak for everything they have done to make me the person I am today.

ANNETTE RIZO Annette, you have made it this far in your academic life and will achieve greatness in whatever you set your mind. We can’t wait to see you being successful in law school and transform into the lawyer you have said you want to be. Love your family (and Michael)


ISABELLA VACCARO Congratulations to our 2020 Editor-in-Chief, published author, and friend Isabella Vaccaro on graduating! Love, the Distraction Staff

OLIVIA GINSBERG So proud of you for all your accomplishments at the University of Miami from your academics to your work with Distraction, Student Government and What Matters to U. Your future is so bright! Love, Mom


GIANNA SANCHEZ Thank you to my parents and all of my professors for helping me through my college career! I appreciate every conversation and each moment throughout my journey and am so excited for what’s to come.

AVANI CHOUDHARY Thank you for all of your hard work with Distraction. Congrats on your graduation!

M’LYNN MUSGROVE Dear M’Lynn, What a crazy ride the last four years have been! Freshman year brought the Hurricane Irma evacuation. It took 3 days, 2 planes, a car, a bus, and 2 1/2 hours in a limo to get home! Now an experienced ‘Cane, you just hunkered down when the next hurricane hit your Sophomore year. Junior year brought Covid-19 and another evacuation, but this time from London during your semester abroad. Leaving London was devastating and disappointing, but you made the best of it. Your Senior year, as President of Cat5 Music, with most live performances cancelled, classes online and masks mandatory, you persevered and finished strong with a Bachelor of Music in M.A.D.E and a minor in Bruce Hornsby’s Creative American Music Program. Your future is bright M’Lynn! We are so proud of you! Special thanks to FROST and Dan Strange! Never forget to follow your dreams! Love Mom, Dad, and Madison


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Thank you for all of your hard work with Distraction. Congrats on your graduation!


DR. MONICA HOO Dr. Monica Alexandra Hoo We’ve been on this journey together for many years now, we’ve all changed and grown. My dear husband has been my rock and kids, my biggest cheerleaders. My family (parents siblings, close friends and mentors), are my village. It’s is my hope that my struggles, perseverance, and successes have created a legacy of hope and community action through self-education. I did it for us! To show you that we are all capable of doing it! And the U family taught me what I needed to know to reach my goal! It’s all about the U! “We all change, when you think about it. We’re all different people all through our lives. And that’s OK, that’s good, you gotta keep moving, so long as you remember all the people that you used to be.” – The 11th Doctor, Doctor Who

DYLAN KOSSAR Dylan - what can I say except that I could not be more proud of you and the woman you have become. I love and admire you more than you will ever know. So as you graduate from this amazing university and embark on a new adventure now, here are a few of my favorite quotes to put it all into perspective. I’ll start with my favorite - as you know. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” Ralph Waldo Emerson...but also.... “Every end is a beginning.” Ralph Waldo Emerson. How about.... “We didn’t know we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun.” Winnie the Pooh, A.A.Milne And finally - when you think about leaving here and you may get sad and miss these days - just remember.... “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Winnie the Pooh, A.A.Milne With that - my honey - I love you to the moon and back - forever - Mama

ABIGAIL PODOLSKY I have loved my time at Miami because of the people I’ve met and the creative opportunities this city has. Go Canes!

LAUREN MOKHTARZADEH Thank you for all of your hard work with Distraction. Congrats on your graduation!




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Babiarz, Russell Gerard Bachner, John Murphy


366 Backman, Anna Sofia......... 366 Bahbahani, Mohammad 396 Baikovitz, Jacqueline ......... 425 Bajric, Jacqueline ............... 396 Baker, Anna Rosa ............... 366 Baker, Brian .........334, 343, 396 Baker, Lance Kristian ......... 366 Baker, Lauren ...................... 425 Baker, Marie Giliane Paloma 396 Baker, Michaela .................. 366 Baker, Olivia ........................ 396 Baker, Thomas Nicholas 366 Bakshi, Ayesha Aslam 366 Balaam, Mimmi Isabella 366 Baldino, Anne ..................... 366 Baldus, Keenan James 366 Baldwin, Debra Leigh ......... 366 Balise, Andrew .............. 95, 396 Ballantyne, Jason Tyler 366 Banker, Kyle Drew............... 366 Banks, Endia .......274, 277, 366 Bansal, Nayan Deepak 366 Baranova, Elizaveta ............ 366 Barceleos Prata, Viana 396 Barger, Julia Brooke ........... 366 Barnes, Andrew .................. 366 Baron, Chelsea ................... 396 Barr, David Murat ................ 366 Barraza, Jason.................... 396 Barreiro, Veronica............... 396 Barrett, Daniella Maria 366 Barrett, Rachelle ................. 396 Barriero, Miranda ................ 396 Barriero, Paula .................... 366 Barth, Johanna ................... 366 Barton, Annsley Montgomery 366 Baseball .......................290-295 Basu, Romir ................ 301, 366 Battipaglia, Carly ........ 329, 396 Bauer, Patrick ............. 340, 396 Bauer-Nathan, Isabel Rae 366 Baumann, Maximilian Carl 366 Baumrucker, Camille .......... 425 Baumstark, John ................ 396 Bayard, Wildlif..................... 396 Beckett, William.................. 396 Becton, Sydnae Alisa Kaitlin 366 Beach Days ........................... 93 Beeson, Gregory Walter 366 Begue, Tessa Elizabeth 366 Bell, Matthew Kiesinger 366

Bell, Mikayla........................ 366 Bell, Trent Zachary ............. 366 Beltran, Christina Joan 396 Beltran, Jonathan Edward 366 Benaudis, Leslie ................. 397 Beneducci, Jared................ 397 Benitez, Jonathan .............. 397 Bennett, Dallas Jon-Henri 366 Benz, McKenzie .................. 397 Bepler, Isabelle ................... 366 Berents, William ................. 366 Berg, Charlotte Christina 366 Bergwall, Emily Joann ........ 366 Berhane, Senith .................. 397 Berkovich, Francesca ......... 397 Berkowitz, Gabe Adam 366 Berkun, Jason ............. 340, 397 Berman, Jordan .................. 397 Bermudez, Helen ................ 425 Bernard, Chloé .................... 397 Bernstein, Jessica Beth 366 Berry, Ya'Hyness ................. 366 Bertoldo, Chase Alexander 366 Berwitz, Kyra Taylor............ 366 Betters, Thomas Douglas 366 Betz, Jason ......................... 397 Beverly, Harlond ......... 271, 366 Beyda, Alison ...................... 397 Bharwani, Anish Suresh 366 Bhasin, Tej .......................... 366 Bhattacharyya, Niloy Bandyopadhyay ........... 367 Bid Day ............................... 303 Bidwell, Charles Preston 367 Bigger, Stephanie ............... 397 Binos, Olympia Josephine 367 Bisson, Claire ...................... 367 Black, Mahogany Jahz 367 Black, Asian, and Hispanic Culture ............................ 77 Blades, Alphonso ............... 367 Blair, Annalise Danielle 367 Bleyer, Alec Ross ................ 367 Bloch, Laney .......299, 312, 367 Bloom, Mitchell Steven 367 Blum, Mallory ...................... 397 Blumstein, Alison ............... 397 Bodanza, Spencer Todd 367 Bogdansky, Elijah ............... 397 Boland, Luke ....................... 367 Bolandian, Grace ................ 397 Bolden, Bubba ............ 240, 367 Bolton, Robert Kory ............ 367 Bond, Jackson Charles 367 Bond, Sofia Catherine ........ 367 Boorom, Kolin ..................... 397 Borchers, William ............... 367 Borelli, Luke ........................ 367 Borja, Maria Caroline Basilia 367 Born, Chad .......................... 367 Bornstein, Kasha ................ 425 Boshers, Catherine ............. 397

Bossory, Annalee Alexandra 367 Bowers, Blaire Catherine 367 Bowie, Kenan ...................... 397 Boyd, Taliah ................ 309, 397 Braggs, Sacha Aina ............ 367 Brennan, Donovan .............. 367 Brenner, Emmalyn Maia 367 Briggi, Daniel....................... 425 Brodar, Steven .................... 425 Brodie, Livia ........................ 367 Broehl, Joseph Dieter ......... 367 Bronnberg, Sarah Rose 367 Brooks, Samuel .................. 367 Brophy, Theodora Francesca 367 Brown, Delaney Paige ........ 367 Brown, Jada Erin ................ 367 Brown, Jeanette ................. 425 Brown, Tyler ........................ 397 Bruce, Joshua............. 328, 367 Brunkow, Keely Rae ............ 367 Bryant, Evan Hank .............. 425 Buckley, Jonathan Taylor Woelfle ......................... 367 Budisak, Joseph ........... 21, 367 Budka, Alexandria .............. 397 Budman, Steven ................. 397 Bueres, Teodoro Julian 367 Buggs, Julianne .................. 367 Buras, Megan Ashley ......... 367 Burch, Andrew Russell 367 Burg, Jessica Hannah ........ 367 Burke, Dylan ........................ 397 Burke, Jacqueline Ann 367 Burkholder, Lucas Harry 367 Burnett, Sydney Rae ........... 367 Burney, Mekahel ................. 398 Burns, Thomas ................... 398 Burrell, Taylor Elizabeth 367 Burrows, Suleman Adisa Ray 367 Burstyn, Noah David........... 367 Butler Center......................... 81 Butler, Christopher Thomas 367 Butler, Eben Hardie ............. 367 Butman, Gabrielle Esther 398 Buzzetta, Christopher Edward 368 Byerly, Julia Lynn................ 368 Byrd, Connor Nehlsen ........ 368 Byrne, Connor ..................... 368 Byrne, Sara Jane ................ 368


Cabrera Valencia, Isabella

398 Cacciatore, Maria ............... 398 Cafatti Mac-Niven, Anastassia 398 Caggiano, Ella Bond ........... 368

Cahoon, Ryan Scott������������ 368 Cai, Dingtian ����������������������� 398 Cai, Jichun �������������������������� 368 Calano, Peter Michael �������� 368 Calaway, Caleb Patrick 368 Caliendo, Matthew ������������� 398 Caliva Rojas, Soffia ������������ 368 Calle, Priscilla ��������������������� 368 Cambridge, Alexis �������������� 398 Camejo, Rebecca ��������������� 368 Camhi, Stephanie ��������������� 425 Campanini, Nicholas ���������� 368 Campbell, David Benjamin 368 Campbell, John ������������������ 368 Camplin, Rebecca �������������� 368 Campo Osorio, Isabella 368 Campus Construction ���������� 21 Campus Food ����������������������� 53 Camus, Carolina Marie 368 Canaley, Julianne ��������������� 398 Canepari, Sophia Rose 368 Canes Carnival ������������������� 103 Cantrelle, Victoria Elizabeth 398 Cao, Rong ��������������������������� 398 Cao, Xiaowei ����������������������� 398 Caplan, Jodi ������������������������ 398 Caraballo-Torres, Karen 425 Carbonero, Olivia Maria 368 Cardenuto, Mario���������������� 398 Carelli, Marcello������������������ 398 Carmody, Austin ����������������� 398 Carpenter, Ivy ���������������������� 368 Carraher, Sarah ����������� 321, 398 Carranco, Sara �������������������� 425 Carrera, Fabian ������������������� 423 Carreras, Justyn ��������� 346, 368 Carrizales, Austin ��������������� 368 Carrizosa Bruyn, Laura Maria 398 Carskaddan, Hailey Doran 368 Cartaya, Sofia ��������������������� 398 Carter, Amari��������������� 240, 368 Carter, Dylan Benjamin 368 Carton, Mickey J ���������������� 368 Case, Caroline �������������������� 398 Cassoni Fraga, Franco 368 Castaneda, Sebastian �������� 398 Castellone, Olivia ���������������� 398 Castillo, Barbarella ������������� 398 Castillo, Nathen ������������������ 398 Castro, Carlo ����������������������� 425 Castro Pengelly, Alecxander 398 Cattan, Karam Rami Elian 368 Caunca, Michelle ���������������� 425 Cedeno, Seve Jorge ����������� 398 Celentano, Jessica ������������� 398 Cen, Sophie ������������������������� 423 Cera, Adrianna Elizabeth 368 Chagani, Fatima ����������������� 425 Champey, Morgan Distefano 368 Chan, Rosena ��������������������� 368 Chaney, Donald Eugene 368 Chapman, Avery Laughlin 368

Chardin, Marilou Sylvie Sophie 368 Charles, Cherisse ��������������� 398 Charlton, Ethan Daniel 368 Chaskin, Carly ��������������������� 398 Chavoustie, Emily ��������������� 399 Chazotte, Jack Kenneth 368 Chen, Joseph ���������������������� 425 Chen, Landon���������������������� 399 Chen, Shaojie ���������������������� 399 Chen, Shichao��������������������� 368 Chen, Yidie �������������������������� 399 Chen, Ying ��������������������������� 399 Chen, Yuxiao ����������������������� 399 Chen, Zhipeng��������������������� 399 Chertman, Willy ������������������ 425 Cherubin, Joseph Emmanuel 368 Chester, Asia Nicole ����������� 368 Chimienti, Matteo ��������������� 368 Chin, Christopher���������������� 425 Chinchilla, Isabella ������������� 399 Chisholm, Patrick James 368 Chitters, Celeste ����������������� 425 Chlopak, Katherine Sarah 368 Chohan, Kunal�Png ������������� 425 Choi, Jungwon �������������������� 425 Choi, Rhea ��������������������������� 425 Choizilme, Ruth ������������������ 399 Christensen, Preston���������� 425 Christie, Matthew Scott 399 Christmas, I-Asiah Allyiah 368 Ciarrocchi, Blaise Terrance 368 Cintron, Briana �������������������� 368 Claman, Alexander ������������� 399 Clark, Jakai ������������������������� 368 Claure, Layla ����������������������� 399 Clayman, Samantha Rose 368 Clayton, Danielle Kai ���������� 369 Cleveland, Ashli ������������������ 399 Clifton, Margaret Anne 369 Clough, Cherise Conlana 369 Cockrell, Randy ������������������� 369 Coffenberg, Catherine Anne 369 Coffman, Nathan Daniel 369 Cognates ���������������������������� 227 Cohan, Alexander ��������������� 399 Cohen, Arthur ��������������������� 399 Cohen, Cameron Boyd 369 Cohen, Lea ������������������ 330, 369 Cohen, Madeline����������������� 426 Cohen, Matthew Brian 369 Coles, Landon Christopher 369 Coletta, Dominic ����������������� 369 College of Arts and Sciences 197, 201 College of Engineering 211 Collie, Gabriel�Png �������������� 426 Colman, Sam Zachary�������� 369 Colucci, Leah ���������������������� 426 Commencement ���������������� 235 Comroe, Zachary ���������������� 399 Conley, Kelly ����������������������� 426 Connelly, Alexandra ����������� 399

Conner, Samantha Rose

369 Conti, Emily Adele ������298, 369 Cook, Kelsey ����������������������� 399 Coombs, Carly Ann ������������ 369 Cooper, Zachary T �������������� 369 Copeland, Alia ����339, 343, 399 Corbellini, Joao Renato 369 Cordoba, Maria ������������������� 399 Coronavirus �����������������104-167 Cortes Ferreira, Erik Jorge 369 Cortez Abreu, Veronica 399 Coseglia, Sawyer Christian 369 Cosmai, James ������������������ 399 Costantino, Sarah Elizabeth 369 Costello, Meredith Claire 369 Coto Rodriguez, Giuliana De Jesus ���������������������������� 369 Couch, Te' Cory Arnez �������� 369 Coulter, Hanah �������������������� 399 Couto, Antonio�������������������� 369 Cox, Tavia���������������������������� 399 Coye, Austin�Png ���������������� 426 Crane, Mitchell Fischer 369 Cranston, Jenelle�������� 328, 399 Cranwell, Rea Lynn ������������� 369 Crean, Colin Michael ����������369 Creed, Jessie Morgan �������� 369 Crist, Kevin �������������������������� 399 Cristofari, Nicholas ������������ 399 Cronin, Elizabeth Whelan 369 Cross Country��������������������� 259 Cruz, Alexandra ������������������ 399 Cruz, Nicole ������������������������ 426 Cruz, Raul ���������������������������� 399 Cruz, Raul Lazaro ��������������� 399 Cruz-Lezama, Aileen ��327, 400 Cueto, Raquel Marie ����������� 369 Curiel-Tucker, Rodrigo �������� 400 Cusumano, Alexandra �������� 400 Cyr, Heather ������������������������ 400


D'Alonzo, Gabrielle ������������� 400 Da Silva De Goes, Jean Paul 400 Dabdoub, Steven ���������������� 400 Dacius, Kimberly Foesha 369 Dadoun, Simon ������������������� 426 Dagenais, Melissa �������������� 369 Daily, Lindsey ���������������������� 400 Dallas, Destiny �������������������� 400 Dallera, Carlos �������������������� 426 Damon, Emily Mei �������������� 369 Dancsecs, Michael Anthony 369 Dania, Abdur-Rahman �������� 369 Dankner, Nathan Ben Yishai 300, 369 Dantzler, Selina Lara ���������� 369 Dao, Anthony Vugowin 370

Daoust, Nicole Danielle Dapcic, Matthew Christian Darby, Fabrizio Anthony

370 370

370 Dardashti, Gal ��������������������� 370 Darquea Arguello, Emilia 370 Das, Rachita������������������������ 426 Daudier, Rose�������������� 342, 400 Dauost, Nicole �������������������� 370 Davidson, Justin Lee ���������� 370 Davidson, William Turner 370 Davila, David ����������������������� 400 Davila, David Dean�������������� 400 Davis, Adrianna Pluma 370 Davis, Alexa ������������������������ 400 Davis, Kiara ����������������� 342, 400 Dawbarn, Hannah Joy �������� 370 Dawkins, Brody ������������������� 426 De La Fuente, Justin ���������� 426 De La Rua, Giselle������� 309, 400 De Moya, Janelle ���������������� 370 De Villiers, Danyel��������������� 400 Deans/Administration�������� 193 Decossard, Kristopher 400 Defalco, Angelica ��������������� 400 Degel, Christen ������������������� 400 Degen, Jessica ������������������� 370 Del Amo, Anamarie ������������ 370 Del Castillo, Adrian Jose 370 Del Castillo, Christian �290, 370 Delamater, Jessica������������� 426 Delgado, Stefanie ��������������� 426 Dellaventura, Daniel ����������� 400 Dellostritto, Joseph Angelo 370 Demps, Tiffany ������������������� 400 Demographics �������������������� 189 Denhart, Jack Peter������������ 370 Denis, Mojania Uhuru Tafari 370 Denny, Patrick Michael 370 Desai, Karishma�Png ���������� 426 Desai, Sohil ������������������������� 426 Desimone, Julia ���������� 335, 370 Desir, Marie ������������������������� 426 Devito, Adele �������237, 400, 401 Devito, Robert ��������������������� 400 Devore, Katherine Roxanne 370 Dewan, Neelesh������������������ 426 Dhawan, Savit ��������������������� 370 Dhungana, Keyur 301, 313, 370 Dia, Sarah ���������������������������� 423 Dias, Benjamin H ���������������� 370 Dias Mendoza, Agatha 370 Diaz, Anthony�Png �������������� 426 Diaz Brannon, Ian ��������������� 370 Diaz Rucco, Juan Jose 400 Dicarlo, Felicia �������������������� 400 Didio, Isabella Ann ������������� 370 Difranco, Daniel ������������������ 400 Diggs, Bria-Necole �������������� 400 Dill, Jackson Connelly �������� 370 Dimarzo, Maxwell Pasquale 370 Dimovska, Nada ����������������� 370 Distraction �������������������������� 450 Dix, Tayana ������������������������� 400 Dolan, Alexander ���������������� 400 Dominguez, Joshua ����������� 400

Dominguez, Michael ���������� 370 DomíNguez, Juan ��������������� 401 Dorko, Irina ������������������������� 370 Doron, Alan ������������������������� 370 Dorsey, Kianna Nycole 370 Dos Santos, Joshua ����������� 401 Doshi, Chaitanya Tushar 370 Dowd, Haley Margaret 370 Downey, David �������������������� 401 Doyle, Meghan Christine 370 Dratch, Jack Andrew ���������� 370 Dressler, Philip �������������������� 370 Drumond, Shamar �������������� 401 Druzbik, Emily ��������������������� 401 Du, Jiafeng�������������������������� 401 Du, Keana�������������������� 327, 370 Dubberly, Jordan Russell 370 Dubi, Olivia �������������������������� 401 Duerr, Katharine ������������������ 401 Dumbroff, Matthew Thomas 370 Dumornay, Dominique 401 Duncan, Nicholas ��������������� 401 Dupont, Tia ����������������� 265, 401 Duprey, Lucien Antoine 370 Durand, Annella Delano 370 Durga, Ricky ������������������������ 370 Dussias, Arthur ������������������� 401 Dykema, Julia ��������������������� 401 Dziedzic, Michael ��������������� 401


Earle, Alix ���������������������������� 370 Earle, Madeline Gloria �������� 370 Eason, Nyanti���������������������� 401 Ebue, Alexis Emmanuel 370 Edelstein, Adam ����������������� 371 Edmead, Nailah Elizabeth 371 Edrees, Balsam������������������� 401 Edwards, Julia Grace ��������� 371 Egger, Andjela ��������������������� 426 Ehlers, Melea ���������������������� 401 Eichler-Len, Gabrielle ��������� 371 Eid, Kareem������������������������� 426 Eisa, Abdulwahab W N H 371 Eisen, Louie ������������������������ 401 Eisenhour, Ines ���299, 351, 371 Ekholdt, Hanna Liv ������������� 371 Elections ��������������������������66-69 Elgammal, Adam ���������������� 371 Elghoul, Mohammed ���������� 371 Elias, Paul ��������������������������� 426 Elliott, Christopher�������������� 371 Elliott, Sander Samuel �������� 371 Elwell, Nicholas ������������������ 371 Emile, Clarence������������������� 426 Engelhard, Lillian ���������������� 371 Erbilen, Didem ������������ 361, 371 Erdheim, Jeremy ���������������� 401 Erhardt, Julie����������������������� 371


Erjavec, Karla .............276, 371 Escarment, Dorothy Cassandra ...................371 Escobar, Bibiana H ............371 Escobar Aviles, Mariana 371 Eskalyo, Jayci ....................401 Eskenazi, Talia Sarah ........371 Eskenazi Michaan, Raymond 371 Espinal, Gladys ..................401 Espinal, Luis Kendrick .......371 Espinosa, Leonardo ..100, 371 Esposito, Anthony Joseph 371 Esquivel, Jacob Benjamin 371 Esquivel, Liliana E..............371 Estoppey, Sophie Blair 371 Estrada, Santiago ..............401 Ewing, Stephen ..308, 331, 401 Exantus, Marie Frantz .......371 Excellent, Rayan N.............371 Ezeude, Ivana ....................426 Ezuddin, Tasneem .............426 Ezzy, Alexander John ........371


Faculty ....................... 442-447 Fahmy, Claire .....................371 Fairweather, Jamar Elijah 371 Falack, Lindsey Faye .........401 Falber, Seth Joseph...........371 Falck, Amanda ...........262, 371 Fall Events ........................... 61 Fall Trends ........................... 55 Famularo, Joseph Thomas 371 Farah, Isabelle Renee ........371 Farinella, Nicole Lynn ........371 Farley-Stevenson, Margaret Mary ............................371 Farmer, Leah ......................402 Farrell, Jordan Leslie.........371 Feal, Brian ..........301, 312, 371 Feder, Megan .....................402 Federici, Michael Jonathan 371 Federman, Daniel Jacob 371 Fedewa, Lillianna...............371 Fedyk, Jacquelyn Skylar 371 Fee, James Kevin ..............371 Fein, Rachel .......................371 Feist, Matthew ...................402 Feld, Jonathan Edward 371 Feld, Sandra .......................402 Feliciano, Chrizia ...............402 Fell, Lana Jean Lakeland 371 Fenni, Moulay Youssef 371 Fernandez, Jake ................402 Fernandez, Jessica ...........402 Fernandez, Yanelys ...........426 Fernandez Perez, Claudia 402 Fernandez-Hoffman,


Charlotte Claire ...........372 Ferrarati, Adrian Chao .......372 Ferrario, Thomas ...............402 Ferreira, Jillian Grace ........372 Ferreira, Tristan Tyler ........372 Ferrer, Julio F. ....................402 Ferris, Molly Keys ..............372 Festa, Sean Christopher 372 Fields, Dillon R. ..................372 Figueroa, Natalie ...............402 Fils, Aaron ..........................402 Fils, Aaron Joseph ............402 Fingerhood, Rebecca Eve 372 Fink, Alex....................335, 372 Fink, Max Jared .................372 Finkl, Allison Marie ............372 Fino, Allisson .....................402 Finton, Janelle Elizabeth 372 Fiore, Paulina Nicole .........372 Fioto, Alexandra ................402 Fischer-Hylton, Christopher 372 Fisher, Devin ......................402 Fishman, Zachary Herbert 372 Fitzgerald, Randy ...... 235, 402, 435 Fitzpatrick, Nathan Matthew 372 Flagg Jr., Corey Coreal 372 Flaherty, Devin Michael 372 Flanagan, Hayley Rose 372 Flechas Beltran, Juan Fernando Antenor.......372 Fleisher, Mason Alexander 372 Fleishman, Trudi Rose 372 Flocos, Christian ...............402 Flores, Karla .......................402 Flory, Maxwell Lester ........372 Foley, Emma ......................402 Football ...................... 242-255 Forcone, Nicholas Christopher .................372 Ford, Dawn .........................372 Ford, Jonathan Terrell .......372 Ford, Spencer ....................372 Forsythe, Una Lily Katherine 372 Fortich, Selena Jade .........372 Foster, Devin ..............349, 372 Foster, Jaclyn ....................402 Fotopoulou, Evdoxia..........372 Fourzali, Kayla ...................426 Fox, Amelia Elizabeth ........372 Fox, Charlotte Olivia ..........372 Fraile Ruiz, Paula ...............372 Franchi, Alexa Liah ............372 Frank, Adam ..............291, 372 Frankel, Sarah Pauline 372 Franklin, Perry ....................402 Frazier, Tyreek Jaquan 372 Freedberg, Agatha .............402 Freedman, Ben ..........346, 402 Frejka, Olivia ......................402 Freundlich, Adam ......317, 372 Frey, Sierra Rose................372 Friedman, Chloe ........101, 372 Friedman, N Steven ...........372 Friedmann, Zachary Robert 372

Frierson, Gilbert .................372 Frost Band of the Hour 327 Frost School of Music .......215 Frydenborg, Christopher 402 Frydlova, Kristyna ......241, 372 Fuller, Davonte Amir ..........372 Furgatch, Austin 350, 351, 402 Fusilero, Emily ...........342, 402


Gabbard, Matthew Justin

372 Gaddipati, Neelima............426 Gaddy, Alexandra ..............372 Gaither, Ellie Grace ............372 Gak, Deng Matur Gorjok 373 Galatovich, Michele ...........426 Galindo, Christopher Robert 373 Galitsky, Ilan ......................402 Galvez, Cabezas ................426 Gama Ulloa, Santiago .......402 Gamboa, Mariana ..............373 Ganbold, Temuulen ...........373 Gannon, Michael Reed 403 Garces, Tomas ..................373 Garcia, Abbey Rose ...........373 Garcia, Cassandra .....333, 403 Garcia, Jake .......................373 Garcia Marchante, Kamila 423 Garcia-Tunon, Nicole Cristina 373 Garland, Jake.............290, 373 Garvey, Micaela .................403 Gary, Ethan ........................373 Gaspich, Caitlin Olivia .......373 Gates, Jonathan Patrick 373 Gawel, Avery Louise ..........373 Gay-Betton, Tomas Antonio 373 Gaynor, Corey ............248, 373 Geller, Joseph ....................426 Gellis, Olivia .......................403 Gelman, Shirley. 315, 321, 350, 403, 435, 453 Gentil, Catherine Isabella 403 Geoghan, Patrick Howard 373 George, Gillian Heller ........373 Getty, Jenna...............335, 403 Gibbons, Barry ...................403 Gibbons, Conor ..................403 Gibson, Andriana ...............403 Gibson, Simone .................403 Gil, Raymond Joseph ........373 Gilbert, Veronica Lee .........373 Gillard, Gabrielle Alexis 373 Gilliard, Nicholas ...............403 Gilmore, Lilly ......................373 Gimbel, Parker Miles .........373 Ginsburg, Sabrina ..............403 Gkogkos, Filippos ..............373 Gladden, Emma Caroline 373

Glassberg, Owen William Glyman, Thomas Harrison


373 Godfrey, Eric ......................403 Goggins, Jackqueline Marie 373 Goheen, Andrew ....... 305, 319, 321, 373 Goldberg, Arianna Rebecca 373 Goldberg, Ethan Zachary 301, 373 Golden, Eli David........300, 373 Goldenberg, Jason ............427 Goldstein, Leah..........333, 403 Golf.....................................285 Golikova, Anna...................373 Golpanian, Rachel .............427 Golubyatnikova, Yulia ........403 Gomez, Jessica Anne .......373 Gonthier, Charles-Etienne 403 Gony, Nyayongah Wiyual 373 Gonzales Amaya, Iris ........403 Gonzalez, Daisy .Png ........427 Gonzalez, Samuel..............403 Gonzalez-Rey, Juliana .......373 Goodwin, Dustin Nat .........373 Gooshvar, Setareh Klara 373 Gordillo, Anghy ..................403 Gordon, Mario Ajni ............374 Gorelkin, Ethan Daniel .......374 Goss, Reilly ........................374 Gounaris, Nicholas ............403 GouvêA, Beatriz .................403 Grad Caps ..........................237 Graduate School................219 Grafstein, Casey M ............374 Graham, Jayda ..........348, 403 Grande, Robert J ...............374 Graney, Naomi Stella.........374 Granger, Caroline ...............427 Grant Money and Research 191 Grant, Isaiah.......................374 Gray, Josephine Angela 374 Gray, Mykea Denise...........374 Greeks ........................ 296-321 Green, Desmond ................427 Greenberg, Gabrielle .........403 Gregory, Philip ...................403 Greif, Dylan ........................427 Grey, Haley .........................403 Grieb, Taylor Margaret 374 Grieve, Amber Patricia 374 Grieve, Angela Danielle 374 Griffin, Aidan Francis ........374 Griffin, Queen.....................403 Griffith, Moose...................374 Grijalva, Enrique.................403 Grilo, Juliana ......................403 Grinbaum, Shiley ...............403 Grogan, Kendall Ryann 374 Grossman, Adriana.Png 427 Grosso, James.Png ...........427 Grujic, Jacob Wayne .........374 Guarachi, Sarah Elizabeth 374 Guastucci, Chelsey Silva 331, 374 Guenoun, Joseph ..............404

Guerrero, Carlos ................404 Guerrero, Gabriela .............404 Guevara, Diana Patricia 374 Guittar, James ...................404 Gulau, Matthew.Png ..........427 Guller, Ethan.......................404 Gurewitsch, Matthew Bernard 374 Guseva, Nataliya....... 241, 284, 285, 374 Gutierrez Vallejo, Luis Eduardo .......................374


Haffety, Millie ....................374 Hagen, Christopher ...........404 Hahn, Kaitlin ......................404 Haines, Charles .................404 Haire, Reece ......................404 Hale, Emily Rose................374 Hall, Brittany ......................404 Hall, Caroline Noelle..........374 Hall, Daley Sprintz .............374 Hall, Gurvan .......................374 Hall, Hannah-Sophia Clark 374 Halloween ............................ 65 Halper, Joshua Ezra ..........374 Hamann, Kathrine .............374 Hammer, Ryan Eric ............374 Han, Daniel ........................404 Handelsman, Rachel .........427 Hannestad, Benjamin ........374 Hanoyan, Hannah ..............404 Hansen, Joshua ................427 Hansen, Sara Christence 374 Hansen, Taylor ...................404 Hanson, Kathleen ......374, 404 Haq, Adil ............................404 Haralz, Gudrun Gyda .........374 Harden, Destiny .274, 277, 374 Hariton, Ivanna ..................404 Harley, Michael Anthony 374 Harman, Jacob ..................374 Harper, Alexander Kennedy 374 Harper, Elliot George .........374 Harper, Leah Brenna..........374 Harris, Cam Ron ................374 Harrison, Brian...................404 Harrison, Hunte Jared .......374 Hartz, Ethan Benno ...........374 Hartz, Melinda ...................374 Harvey, Jahfari A ...............374 Hashempour, Piruz Khatami 374 Hasija, Sana .......................374 Hassoun, Hannah ..............404 Hastings, Okera Dawn Candace ......................374 Hastings, Shayla................404 Hawkins, Alexandria .........404 Hayes, Joshua ...................404 Haynes, Jordan R. .............375 He, Peiyue ..........................404 He, Ranxinji ........................375 He, Wanlong ......................404 He, Yufan ...........................404

Hedley, Louis David �����������375 Hefley, Jonathan ������ 324, 325, 405 Heger, Julie Ann�Png���������427 Hellebrand, Clarissa ����������405 Hellinger, Matthew ������������405 Hendricks, Peyton �����329, 405 Henry, Patrick Eamon �������375 Herbert, Lynette�����������������423 Hernandez, Jessica�����������405 Hernandez, Priscilla Nicole 375 Heroux, Samuel Geoffery 375 Herrera, Cristina Isabel 375 Hersey, Daniel Patrick �������375 Hershkovitz, Samuel Joseph 301, 375 Hertig, Brian Anthony ��������375 Herweck, Alexandra ����������427 Hewson, Savannah Dakota Rose ����������������������������375 Heyl, Sofia Rachel �������������375 Higgins, Liam���������������������405 Hightower, Jordan �������������375 Hindenlang, Madeleine 427 Hinds, Penelope Madeline Garban �������������������������375 Hirsch, Jacqueline Erin 375 Hochhauser, Allison Brooke 375 Hodges, Larry ��������������������375 Hoff, Victoria ���������������������405 Hoffman, Amelia ���������������405 Hoffman, Jacob ����������������375 Hoffstadt, Danielle ������������405 Hofmeister, Kathryn Elizabeth 375 Holbrook, Nolan ����������������405 Holland, Aniessa Kailee 405 Holley, Jalar �����������������������375 Holmgren, MacKenzie Mae 375 Holsey, Kevin ���������������������375 Honor Societies ��������� 358-361 Hoo, Monica ������337, 423, 462 Hopman, Laura ����������303, 375 Hornish, Katharine ����235, 405 Hotz, Arielle �����������������������405 Houseknecht, Jarrod David 375 Houser, Nicholas ���������������405 Houston, Sydney ���������������405 Howard Schnellenberer Tribute �������������������������257 Howard, Glen ���������������������405 Howard, Jarius ������������������375 Howard, Ryley Kathleen 375 Howard, Tre'Vaughn ����������405 Howells, Elinor Mead ��������375 Hoy, William Joseph ���������375 Hsu, Vincent ����������������������427 Hu, Michael ������������������������427 Hua, Hope ��������������������������427 Huang, Xingyuan ���������������375 Huang, Yufei ����������������������405 Huembes, Carlos Gabriel 301, 375 Hueston - Franks, Tai'Asia 375 Huggins, William353, 375, 405 Hughes, Sara ���������������������405 Hunter, Jessica�Jpeg ��������427 Hunter, Maia ��������������324, 375 Hunter, Valeria Sophia

375 Hurdman, Katharine ����������405 Hurricanettes���������������������329 Hurst, Leo Jay �������������������375 Husain, Fatimah ����������������405 Hutchison, Sarah Kelley 375 Hwang, Jodi �����������������������427


Ikhinmwin, Osarume ���������405 Illan, Andrea �����������������������405 Infante Vega, Jeniffer �������405 Inggs, Georgia Kate �����������375 Ingold, Nicholas Cameron 375 International Week �������������� 83 Interfraternity Council �������305 Iron Arrow Honor Society 359 Isaac, Steven ���������������������405 Ishmael, Aaron ������������������375 Issa, Corinne ����������������������405 Iturriaga, Mia Elena �����������375 Ivanova, Nicole ������������������375 Ivey, Demeatrius Dj �����������375 Iwanowski, Kara ����������������375 Iyengar, Rahul ��������������������427 Izarra, Jose ������������������������375 Izquierdo, Franchesca�������423


Jabori, Sinan�Png ��������������427 Jaccard, Noah Flinchum 375 Jackett, Paige Elizabeth 375 Jacknin, Jacob ������������������405 Jackson, Alexis Sara ���������375 Jackson, Jordyn ����������������405 Jacobs, Ella Rose ��������������375 Jacobs, Jessica Carlie 375 Jacoby, Danielle ����������������405 Jacome Arellan, Michelle 376 Jager, Axel Joseph ������������376 Jaime-Rivera, Jorge ����������406 Jain, Dhruv �������������������������376 JakobsdûTtir, MarìA Sol 376 James, Clay ���������������240, 376 James, Nia Ade �����������������376 Jang Cruz, Daniela Haisu 376 Jankulovski, Bojan ����278, 376 Janotha, Alexandra Grace 376 Jarrett, Jasmine Maria 376 Jaso, Sophia Jane �������������376 Jasti, Shravya ��������������������406 Javornik, Mark �������������������406

Jayne, Ashley Ellen �����������376 Jenkins, Nathaniel�������������427 Jenkins, Tony ���� 290, 292, 294, 295, 376 Jennings, Bradley ��������������376 Jensen, Sierra ������������376, 406 Jesus-Allen, Sydney ����������406 Jiao, Zhengfei ��������������������376 Jin, Nuo ������������������������������376 Jindani, Rajika �������������������427 Johnson, Brianna ��������������423 Johnson, Chase Alexander 376 Johnson, Kayla � 286, 288, 289, 376 Johnson, Laura Michelle 376 Johnson, Natalie Jane 376 Johnson, Quayon Nasir 376 Johnson, Reese Anne ������ 298, 376 Johnson, Taylor�Png����������427 Johnson Sidi Baba, Moulayna Sheriffa������������������������376 Johnston, Christina �����������406 Jones, Corey Malachi �������376 Jones, Erica Tema�������������376 Jones, Grant Jackson �������376 Jones, MacKenzie �������������427 Jones, Michael Gregory 376 Jordan, Arryanna Lee ��������376 Jordan, Danielle Rossi 376 Joseph, Danick ������������������427 Joyce, Madeline Viola �������376 Juan, Diego ������������������������406 Julien, Jordan ��������������������376 Jung, Joon �������������������������406 Jung, Justin �����������������������406 Juste, Judith Hermine�������376


Kaelin, Tarynn ��������������������376 Kalaniuvalu, Janet Faitumalo 376 Kalavar, Meghana ��������������427 Kaler, Jared ������������������������406 Kalfus, Jackson Robert 376 Kalis, Alexandra �����������������406 Kamb, Daniel ���������������������406 Kang, Hee Seung ���������������376 Kany, Samantha Feinberg 377 Karagoz, Eda����������������������406 Karen, Jamie Sara �������������377 Karhu, Elisa ������������������������427 Kartavenko, Viktoriia ���������377 Kashuv, Tyler ���������������������406 Katsimeni, Konstantina 406 Kayfus, Collin Joseph �������377 Keating, Mikayla Marie 377 Keefe, Olivia �����������������������406 Keegan, James ������������������427 Keeney, Jaclyn Eugenia Xuan 377

Keller, Rachel 45, 72, 340, 377, 472 Kelley, Jaxon Connor ��������377 Kelley, John Noah �������������377 Kellner, Justin Tyler �����������377 Kelly, Alexandria ����������������406 Kenny, Kathryn�������������������406 Kerin, Michaela Elise ���������377 Kesselhaut, Jacob Tyler 377 Kestenbaum, Curtis ����������406 Khairkhahan, Sebastian James �������������������������377 Khan, Louisa Mary Weir 377 Khodan, Diana �����������363, 377 Khodykina, Evelina ����298, 377 Khomenko, Julia����������������406 Khurana, Nikit ��������������������377 Kielty, Eliza�������������������������406 Kim, Jaden �������������������������377 Kim, John ���������������������������406 King, D'Eriq 240, 243, 246, 252, 377 King, Elizabeth Anne ���������377 Kirby, Quade ����������������������406 Kiser, Jullian Ahmon ���������377 Klar, Noah ��������������������������406 Klein, Benjamin Andrew 377 Klein, Skylah Beth ��������������377 Klempner, Leah ������������������406 Klepper, Matthew William 406 Klepper, William Michael 377 Knapp, Sydney �����������267, 377 Knighton, Jaylan 248, 249, 377 Knitowski, Kaylan ��������������406 Knode, Eliza Devan ������������377 Knott, Devin �����������������������406 Knudsen, Robert ����������������406 Kobelin, Ethan��������������������406 Kochman, Justin ���������������377 Koerwitz, Jacqueline Kerry 377 Kopelman, Wyatt �������348, 407 Kordy, Sidney Jacob����������377 Koren, Barak Solomon 377 Koss, Samuel Jameson 377 Kossar, Dylan �������������407, 462 Kotik, Sophia����������������������407 Koutelos, Christina ������������407 Kpotogbe, Octavio ���� 308, 309, 331, 407 Kraus, Noah �����������������������407 Krause, Allison�������������������407 Krikorian, Markar ���������������407 Krikorian, Sophia Celeste 377 Krouse, Carter��������������������407 Kuchakulla, Manish �����������427 Kukreja, Shainaya ��������������407 Kuligowski, Taylor Christine 377 Kumar, Ethan George ��������377 Kumar, Riya ������������������������407 Kumbar, Akshay�����������������377 Kunkel, Ripley Jordan��������377 Kunz, Benjamin Phillip 377 Kurlan, Remy����������������������407 Kushnir, Jamie Sarah ��������377 Kwak, Jungwoo �����������������377


Labkovski, Zachary �����������407 Lacalamita, Gia������������������407 Lacovara, William ��������������407 Lacy, Spencer Clark�����������428 Lafont, Naomi ��������������������407 Lagano, Maxwell ���������������377 Lages, Lucas����������������������428 Lagno, Emma ��������������������407 Lahrheim, Andrew Robert 377 Lailas, Alexandra Nicole 377 Lakeman, Tyanna ��������������407 Lakeside Village �������������22-29 Lala, Jordan ���������������291, 377 Lam, Maisy ������������������������407 Lampsa, Evan John �����������377 Lander Torbar, Romulo Andres �������������������������377 Landon, Claire��������������������407 Laney, Jalen H �������������������377 Langlois, Emma Renee 377 Langston, Kathryn Marie 377 Larder, Isabella Megan 378 Larose, Emilee Ann �����������378 Larson, Sydney Lee �����������378 Last, Dorel ��������������������������378 Laukien, Claudia ����������������407 Laurinaitis, Giedre �������������428 Lauther, Madeline Paige 378 Lavassas, Daphnee Eftihia Therese �����������������������378 Lavin, Alessia���������������������428 Lavoie, Gabrielle Stella 378 Leader, Jacob Edward 378 Leao, Janice Andrade �������378 Ledon, Paul John���������������378 Lee, Anthony ����������������������428 Lee, Chistina ����������������������428 Lee, John ���������������������������428 Lee, Megan ������������������������428 Leidy, Leah �������������������������407 Leitch, Alexandra ���������������407 Lemon, Gretchen ���������������407 Lenihan, Alanna B �������������378 Lennon, Lauren Samantha 378 Leon, Dayron ����������������������428 Leonard, Bryson Alexander 378 Levine, Ashley ��������������������407 Levine, Lance ���������������������428 Levitan, Louis Michael 378 Levkoff, Dylan ��������������������407 Lewandowski, Bradley 407 Lewis, Benjamin Burke 378 Lewis, Jordan ����� 43, 106, 115, 306, 307, 317, 351, 407 Lewis, Sabina Nicole ���������378 Leyva, Massiel �����������348, 378 Li, Chengze ������������������������378 Li, Hanqi �����������������������������378 Li, Jessica ��������������������������378


Li, Jichu ..............................407 Li, Tianqi.............................378 Li, Yanqi..............................378 Li, Yilun...............................378 Lifestyles ........................8-103 Lima, Lauryn Elena ............378 Lin, Jan...............................407 Linares, Savannah Isabel 378 Linden, Samantha .............408 Linder, Jake .......................378 Link, Alana .........................408 Litos, Eliana .......................408 Liu, Chenyu ........................408 Liu, Jonathan .....................408 Liu, Siqi...............................378 Liu, Xinhang .......................408 Liu, Xuanbo ........................378 Loftus, Rory Patrick ...........378 Long, Jacoby Christian 378 Longordo, Carlo Chase 301, 378 Loo, Daniela Maria ............378 Lopez, Andres.Png ............428 Lopez, Gabriella .................378 Lopez, German ..................428 Lopez, Liane ......................378 Lopresti, Lauryn .................408 Lord, Gabrielle ...................378 Lorido, Daniel.....................428 Lormil, Brianna ..................408 Loughran, Johanna ...........378 Louis, Krishna ....................408 Lowen, Blaise ....................378 Lu, Feifei.............................408 Lu, James Sheridan...........378 Lubliner, Brett Aaron..........378 Lucas, Alexia......................408 Lumia, Brielle .....................408 Lumpe, Kevin .....................408 Lutz, Allie Catherine ..........378 Lynch, Rebecca .................428


Ma, Junhao ........................408 MacEira, Marcelo Julian 378 MacHado, Carlos...............408 MacHado, Sofia .................408 MacHado Rusconi, Ana Carolina .......................378 MacHarg Ii, Michael Patrick 378 MacMoyle, John ................408 Madden, Andrew Wilson 378 Maddox, John Hazen ........378 Madia, Estrella ...................408 Madonia, Lauren ...............408 Madonia, Stephen .............408 Madrigal, Brianna ..............408 Maduras, Juliana Rose 378 Maenpaa, Conor Christian 378 Mahmoud, Ahmed Osama Ahmed Ma...................378 Maile, Hannah Delaney 378 Mais, Gabriella Monica Anne


379 Malagon, Juan ...................379 Maldonado, Anthony .........408 Malek, Harrison .................408 Malhotra, Rishab ...............379 Mallory, William Michael 379 Mammarelli, Dominic ........379 Manning, Madeline Grace 379 Manning, Ronald Joseph 379 Manolis, Alexandra............408 Mansfield, Mark.................379 Mansour, Kailey .................428 Manzo, Olivia Rose............379 Marano, Matalin ........361, 409 Marasigan, Mikhail ............409 Marbin, Staci......................428 Marcelle, Reece .................379 Marinelli, Alexandra Gold 379 Market Wednesdays ........... 79 Marolf, Rachel ...................409 Maron, Matthew ................409 Marques, Sidney ................379 Marquez, Cindy..........298, 379 Marra, Jaclyn Frances.......379 Marsh, Allison Elizabeth 379 Marshall, Kelsey 274, 277, 379 Martin, Leah.......................379 Martin, Valentina ...............409 Martinborough, Samara 409 Martinez, Melissa ..............409 Martinez, Naomi ................409 Martinez, Sophia T ............379 Martini, Matthew John 379 Martos, Mary .....................428 Marty, Francis ....................409 Mary George, Milene .........409 Marzovilla, Olivia ...............409 Marzullo, Christopher........379 Mascarelli, Zachary Lee 379 Mason, Zorryonna .............379 Massirman, Drew ..............409 Mastrangelo, Julia Rose 379 Mathis, Sierra.....................409 Mathurin, Brianna ..............379 Mathurin, Justine RêVe 409 Matocha, Peyton Joseph 379 Matteis, Gabriella Marie 379 Matthaiou, Alexios Nicholas 379 Mattis, Serene Nicole ........379 May, Alex ...........................409 May, Owen Thompson 379 Mays, Ayanna D'Nae .........379 Mbandu, Naomi Sarah 379 McAleavy, Julia Rogers 379 McBride, Saxon .................409 McCall, Braylynn ................409 McCarter, Nolan ................379 McClain, Mia ..............101, 409 McCloud, Zachary .............379 McCusker, Eva Nicole .......379 McDermott, Nolan John 379 McFarlane, Alexander .......379 McFarlane, Destiny............409

McGaughey, Giana Catherine 379 McGill, Keri.........................379 McGinnis, Claire ................379 McGrath, Molly Rose .........379 McGusty, Kameron....270, 379 McIntyre, Matthew ............379 McKay, Evan ......................379 McKean, Cora Irene ...........379 McKee, Kyle Joshua..........379 McKhann, Cameron Frederick 379 McMenamin, Patricia Mary 379 McMinn, Tiara Sharon .......379 McNamara, Emily Christine 380 McNamara, Lucas Peter 380 McNeer, Liam Thomas 380 McNulty, Caitlin .................409 McSheffrey, Jill Elizabeth 380 McWalters, Alison Lorraine 380 Meagher, Brendan James 380 Medeiros, Olivia .................409 Mederos, Victor Victor 380 Medina, Gina......................409 Meehan, Joshua ................409 Meguro, Julia Ayumi Schmidt 409 Mehta, Neil.........................428 Melesko, Katherine Trust 298, 380 Melians, Miranda Adair 380 Meltzer, Alexandra Claire 380 Mendez, Emily ...................380 Mendez, Ines .....................380 Mendez, Melissa ...............409 Men's Basketball ....... 270-273 Men's Tennis......................279 Mereles, Talia ....................409 Merriam, Dudley Luke .......380 Mesbah, Michael Charles 380 Mesfin, Bersabeh ..............409 Metellus, Leila Berty ..........380 Metzler, Tyler Jake ............409 Meyer, Donald ....................409 Meyerfreund Lavrador, Clara 380 Mezzich, Andrew ...............409 Mhatre, Meghna Parag 380 Miami Herbert Business School .........................203 Mielke, Bryce .....................380 Mijares-Bracho, Hugo Leonardo .....................380 Milan, Gianna Marie ..........380 Milfort, Nosha....................410 Miller School of Medecine 222-225 Miller, Alyssa Rose ............380 Miller, Emma Rose ............380 Miller, Jordan De'Yan ........380 Miller, Joshua ....................380 Miller, Michelle...................428 Miller, Ryann Allegra..........380 Miller Jr., Rodney ...............380 Millimaci, Michael Nicholas 300, 380 Mills, David Gordon ...........380 Mills, Sarah Emily ..............380

Miloserdov, Nikolay ...........410 Mimick, Ethan Mark ..........380 Mindel, Eden MacGregor 380 Miqueli, Megan ..................410 Miragliotta, Taylor .............410 Mirani, Vian ........................423 Miro, Alana.........................410 Missan, Haley ....................410 Miyao, Sydney Suemi ........380 Mocharnuk, Maxim Loong 380 Mochizuki, Ryo ..................410 Modest, Teesha .................410 Moeller, Ellie.......................428 Mohammad, Sofia.............410 Mohan, Keerthana .....334, 410 Mokhtarzadeh, Lauren 335, 410, 463 Molina, Anthony ................410 Molina, Katerina Alexi .......380 Moll, Olivia .................305, 380 Mompoint, Jasmine ..........410 Monaco, Kyle .....................410 Monaco, Nelson Tyler .......380 Moncur, Jordyn Taylor 380 Montadas, Antonio ............410 Montana, Miquela Renee 381 Montenegro, Nathalia .......410 Montes, Nick......................381 Montoto, Hector Manuel 381 Montoya-Redlich, Christopher 410 Moon, Keara ......................410 Moore, Laterrian Rashand 381 Moore, Lily .........................410 Moore, Molly Marie ...........381 Moore, Rebecca Parker 381 Mora, BeléN .......................428 Morales, Yohandy ..............381 Morgan, Colleen ................410 Morgan, Daniel ..................410 Morgan, Vienna .................410 Morris, Julia .......................410 Mosberg, Stephanie ..130, 410 Moses, Sydney ..........299, 381 Mosquera-Castro, Camila 410 Motz, Joy Alexa .................381 Mouhanna, Joelle ..............428 Moulton, Tyrees Micheal 381 Moutafis, Alexandra ..........381 Move In ...........................14-17 Moyers, Kelvine .................410 Muhtade, Sheikh Nafis 381 Muller, Carly .......................428 Multicultural Greek Council 307 Muni, Ryan Kailas ..............381 Muniz, Ekaterina ................410 Munroe, Alexander Scott 381 Murphy, Jake .............341, 381 Murrin, MacKenzie Christina 381 Musgrove, Anna M'Lynn 410


Nadelsticher Ruvalcaba, Alan 381 Nagarsheth, Meera............428 Nahas, Michael..................410 Nambiar, Maya Kostyleva 381 Napper, Mason ..................381 Narasimman, Manasa 428 Nascimben, Diana .............410 National Pan-Hellenic Council 309 Navas Gonzalez, Maria Alejandra .....................381 Navid, Sarah.......................411 Nayar, Roshan Robert .......381 Neary, Joseph Daniel ........381 Neely, Joshua Deshawn 381 Negron, Franco Alejandro 381 Nelles, Adam .....................411 Nelson, Zion.......................381 Nemetz, Jack Roland ........381 Ness, Abigail Rae ..............428 Nestor, Patrick ...................381 Neumann, Olivia ................428 Newman, Asheka Amanda 381 Newman, Ian Robert .........411 Newton, Lydia Evangeline 381 Ng, Zachary ...............327, 381 Ng-Reyes, Michelle............411 Nicholas, Eric .....................411 Nicholas, Shadae ..............381 Nihamin, Sasha Elle ..........381 Niworowski, Joanna..........423 Nixon, Alexandra Brooke 381 Nixon, Brianna ...................411 Nottage, Anna Elizabeth 381 Novara Gennuso, Victor Manuel ........................411 Noyen, Natalia ...................411 Nunez, Kailyn .............328, 411 Nunez, Teresa....................411 Nunez, Vicente Manuel 300, 381 Nusser Contreras, Carolina 381 Nwaofor, Olisa Nelson 381 Nzeyimana, Sacha.............411


O'Brien, MacKenzie ...........411 O'Brien, Myles Edward 381 O'Brien, Paige Fuller ..........381 O'Connell, Brett ..................411 O'Day, Ryan J. ....................411 O'Donnell, Bryan ................411

O'Donnell, Madigan Angelica 381 O'Hare, Charlotte Catherine 381 O'Sullivan, Kerry .................428 Oakley, Curtiss James 381 Ocean Awareness Week 85 Odom, Heaven ...................381 Ogbodo, Nonyelum ...........423 Ogun, Kimberly ..................381 Onley, Kendall Brooke .......381 Onugha, Harrist .................428 Onyiuke, Uchenna..............411 Oquendo, Kylie Arielle .......381 Orazov, Timur.....................411 Orellana, German ......107, 411 Orellana, Jose Mauricio 381 Organizations ............ 322-361 Orientation ........................... 19 Orr, Olivia............................381 Ortega, Alfredo ..................411 Ortner, Katherine Mei ........411 Osio, Sofia .........................411 Osmani, Nizar ....................428 Otava, Aino Eveliina Inkeri 381 Otieno, Kesia .....................382 Otter, Esmie Nichole..........382 Oustatcher, Sophie ............382 Owens, Caitlin ....................382 Oyesiku, Linda ...................429


Padgett, Megan .................411 Paez, Fernanda..................382 Page, Makelsey .................411 Palacios, Valeria Alai ........382 Palmisano, Marc .......344, 411 Palmquist, Carson James 382 Pandolfo, Dominick ...........411 Pankow, Morgan Le...........382 Panzer, Jacob Samuel 382 Parafinczuk, Aleah Marie 382 Pardo, Alejandro Manuel 382 Parekh, Rahul.....................411 Parente, Madeline Logan 382 Parkinson, Gillian...............411 Parmar, Madhumita ..........429 Parra, Adrian ......................411 Parrado, Stephanie ....347, 423 Parris, Brianna ...................382 Parrish, James ..................429 Parrish, Kiera .....................429 Parrish, Manasi .................429 Parrott, Michael .................382 Partridge, Paulina ..............411 Passman, Jordan Siegel 300, 382 Pasternak, Katarzyna ........423 Pastewski, Matthew Andrew 382 Patel, Aloki .........................411 Patel, Hardik ......................429

Patel, Manan......................429 Patel, Meera Navnit ...........382 Patel, Parth ........................382 Patel, Priyen .......................429 Patel, Ronak.......................429 Patel, Sayari .......................429 Patel, Shriya Hemant ........382 Patio Jams .......................... 59 Patti Herbert Tribute .........205 Paulaitis, Justin Gediminas 382 Payne, Carly Samantha 382 Payne, Konnor ...................412 Paynter, Ava Crawford 382 Payton, Jeremiah Ozias 382 Peaden, Robert ..................429 Pearl, Matthew ..................412 Peck, Rachel Cathrine .......382 Pedreira, Marian ................382 Peery, Kobe ........................412 Peleg, Yuval .......................429 Pelletier, Abigail .................429 Pena, Stefanie ...................429 Pendleton, Bryce Rowe 382 Pendleton, Miles ....... 318, 321, 412, 437 People ........................ 362-447 Pepper, Lindsey Nicole 382 Perdomo, Diego.................382 Perdue, Nicholas Everett 382 Pereda, Erika......................412 Perez, Adryan ....................429 Perez, Andres .............. 68, 382 Perez, Angel.......................412 Perez, Anissa Soledad 382 Perez, Brandon ..................412 Perez, Carlos Guaracy.......382 Perez, Daniel ......................412 Perez, Elizabeth Mary .......382 Perez, Jackeline Barbara 382 Perez, Vanessa Carolina 382 Perez Baez, Natalia ...........412 Perez Ruiz, Sabrina ...........412 Perlin, Daniel ..............324, 412 Perone, Hanna ...................429 Perone, Nicola ...................412 Perper, Marina ...................429 Perreault, Jaclyn................429 Perrigo, Eleanor Elizabeth 382 Perrini, Joseph John .........382 Persaud, Miranda ..............412 Pesso, Leah ...............352, 412 Peters, Aryanna Jahan 382 Peters, Philip Rex ..............382 Peterson, Devin .................412 Peterson, Dynesha Dorthea 412 Petrone, Gabriela Ava .......382 Petrov, Mario S ..................412 Petushi, Mario ...................382 Pfeiffer, Raymond Riley Lee 382 Pfennig, Isabella Charlotte 382 Phan, Bennett ....................412 Philipos, Martha ................382 Philleo, Samuel ..................412 Philliou, Alexander Philip 382

Phillips, Ashley Laura ........382 Pickett, Bryce .............317, 412 Piedra, William...................412 Pierce, Bianca Jacqueline Suarez .........................382 Pierce-Renzi, Tyana ...342, 412 Pierson, Ross.....................382 Pilatich, Alexa ....................412 Pilatich, Hunter ..................412 Pine, Clayton ......................412 Pines, Sophia .....................429 Pinnata, Alexandra ............412 Pitelli, Dominic Anthony 382 Pitts, Reese ........318, 335, 412 Pizzonia, Dominick John 383 Planas, Melanie .................412 Platt, Joshua......................412 Platt, Julia Megan .............383 Plominski, Cole ChristianBianco .........................383 Pohl, Connor ......................412 Poitier, Alexandria .............429 Polineni, Sai .......................429 Pollak, Julian Lawrence 383 Polner, Ally .........................383 Polycarpe, Rosaline Princese 383 Pomeroy, Benjamin ...........383 Pomper, Alexandra ............413 Poole, Emma Joy ..............383 Pope, Mark A .....................383 Pope, Ryan .........................413 Popi, Edon ..........................383 Poppiti, Katherine ..............413 Porges, Veronica Jade 383 Pradines, Romeo ...............383 Pratt, Serena ......................413 Premer-Barragan, Courtney. Png ..............................429 Prescod, Zoe .....................413 Presser, Maxwell ...............429 Price, Camden ...................383 Price, Samantha Laine 383 Price, Savannah Jade .......383 Prince, Kennedy Brooke 383 Prince-Ralby, Emily ............429 Prinz Von Anhalt, Skylar N J S 383 Probus, Timothy Zane .......383 Prochner, Jack ...................413 Proefrock, John Coyne 383 Prosek, Robert Ashton 383 Proulx-Wein, Gabriel ..........383 Przypek, Kyle .....................413 Pufko, Kylee Eden .............383 Puri, Nisha .........................429 Purvis-Torello, Joshua 383 Putrino, Julia Rose ............383 Pytalev, Andrey ..................383


Qi, Yuxuan ..........................413

Quadros, Marcelo ..............383 Quaning, Brina Shreya.......383 Quant, Alexander Ernesto 383 Quigley, Conor Leo ............383 Quinn, Ethan Thomas........383 Quinones, Grace Katherine 383 Quinones, Nathalie ............413 Quinones-Witek, Cecilia 383 Quintana, Ricardo Antonio 383 Quintero Andrade, Stephaney Ann ..............................383 Qureshi, Wasiq Nauman 383


Rabinovich Moreinis, Andrea 383 Racanelli, Brielle Sarinamarie 383 Radadia, Saloni Hasmukhbhai 383 Rader, Rachel Lee ..............383 Raffaele, Mia Ann ..............383 Rafferty, Sean Patrick .......383 Ragone, Ryan .....................383 Rahman, Rasul Alim ..........383 Rainerman, Kate ................413 Rakitina, Evgeniya .............429 Ramanujam, Yashwanth Seenivasan..................383 Ramchandran, Renuka 429 Ramirez, Adela ..................413 Ramirez, Camila ................413 Ramos, Trinity Maya .........383 Ramoundos, Chrisovalantis 413 Ramsamy, Gabrielle Neelam 383 Ramsarup, Jasmine Sadik 383 Ramsubhag, Shariq Che 383 Randall, Nonii M ................383 Randolph, Michael.............429 Rankings ............................187 Rasmussen, Sofie .............413 Rauh, James ......................413 Ravi, Pradeep Devaki.........384 Ray, Anastasia ...................384 Raymo, Adele.....................413 Razavi, Max........................413 Rea-Wilson, Victoria ..........429 Recker, Joseph David ........384 Redding, Michael Eugene 384 Reddy, Priyanka .................429 Redl, Adrian Gian Carlo 384 Reed, Cleveland .................384 Reed, Michael ............335, 413 Reed, William Jacob..........384 Reese, Benjamin Ballenger 384 Regalado, Nicholas Zach 384 Reich, Nicole ......................413

Reid, Shanelle Alycia .........413 Reiner, Alexander Everett 384 Reis, Nicholas ....................413 Reisch, Christian ...............413 Reish, Allison Joy Halpern 384 Rembold, Matthew ............413 Rementeria, Agilia Malaea Enriquez ......................384 Ren, Zhizhuo ......................413 Renninger, Cassidy ............384 Reshamwala, Farha Jalal 384 Restrepo-Padgett, Xavier 384 Retz, Howard .............325, 414 Reyes, Deven .....................414 Reyes Ramirez, Juan Carlos 384 Reynolds, Delaney .............414 Rezk, Andrew.Png .............430 Rho Rho Rho ..............360, 361 Rhodes, Taylor ...................414 Ribnick, Amanda Melissa 384 Ricca, Joseph ....................414 Rice, Samantha Christie Peto 384 Richardson, Elyce ..............384 Richter, Bennett Campbell 384 Riddle, William Kenneth 384 Ridge, Gabriella .................414 Rinearson, William Wallace 384 Rios, Anthony.....................414 Rios Guevara, Linda ..........414 Ripps, Jacob Alan .............384 Rittenhouse, Justin Nathaniel 384 Ritter, Lindsey ....115, 361, 414 Rivas, Mia ..........338, 384, 472 Rivas, Vanessa ..................414 Rivera, Alessandro ............414 Rivera, Brittney Stephanie 384 Rivera, Gabriel Daniel ........384 Rivera, Victor Alejandro 384 Rivers, Jalen ......................384 Rizk, Ryan Christopher 384 Rizkalla, David ...................414 Rizo, Annette ...... 76, 315, 414, 457, 472 Roberts, John ............317, 414 Robin-Caplan, Molly ..........414 Robinson, Jenna Sylvie 384 Robinson, John..................384 Robinson, Madelyn Marie 384 Robinson, Russell Vanis 384 Robinson, Tatiana..............384 Robleto, Emely ...................414 Roby-Washington, Sydnee Christina Lynnette 384 Rocker, Ruth.......................414 Rockwell, Kristen ...............414 Rodack, Blake Alexander 384 Rodberg, Thomas ..............384 Rodriguez, Amanda ...350, 414 Rodriguez, Ariana ..............414 Rodriguez, Carolina ...........384 Rodriguez, Cataryna ..298, 384


Rodriguez, Daniela ������������414 Rodriguez, Gabriela �����������384 Rodriguez, Hannah ������������414 Rodriguez, Luis ������������������414 Rodriguez, Manuel ������������414 Rodriguez, Yvette ��������������430 Rofé, Evan ��������������������������414 Rojas Madrid, Daniel ���������423 Rom, Madison �������������������414 Romain, Catiana ����������������414 Roman, Joshua �����������������384 Romero, Francisco ������������414 Romero, Kyle ���������������������384 Ronco, Alexander ��������������414 Root, Olivia Grace ��������������384 Rosa, Christian Zavier �������384 Rosado, Alexis �������������������414 Rosario, Alejandro Antonio 384 Rosario, Michael Warren 384 Rose, Julia Maria ���������������415 Rosenberg, Ally������������������415 Rosenberg, Will����������317, 415 Rosenbom, Vassia Samuel 384 Rosentiel School of Marne and Atmospheric Science 217 Rosselli, Sam ���������������������415 Rossi, Matthew August 384 Rossi, Max Michael �����������385 Roth, Joeli ��������������������������430 Rotman, Joshua Pavel 385 Rounick, Scott Perry ����������385 Rowing �������������������������������283 Rubin, Ross ������������������������415 Rubio Fernandez, Ana �������415 Ruchman, Heath Meyer 385 Rucolas, Madison Franziska 385 Ruggiero, Zachary �������������415 Rumpke, Madeline Claire 385 Rusek, Gabriella Janina 385 Russel, Julia Elyse �������������385 Russo, Kyle Robert ������������385 Ruvo, Patrick����������������������415 Ryder, Aidan Thomas���������385


Saadeh, Brian Louis ����������385 Sacks, Gabriella �����������������415 Sacks, Vanessa �����������������415 Sager, Ethan �����������������������415 Saini, Shelly������������������������430 Saitowitz, Adam Jared 385 Salgues, Kenza Ines Clara 385 Salvucci, Allie Weldon ������ 298, 385 Sammonds, Ryan ������100, 415 San Nicolas Martinez, Carmen������������������������385 Sanbe, Julia Marie�������������385


Sanchez, Daniella ��������������415 Sanchez, Gianna 348, 415, 460 Sanchez, Nathalie �����341, 385 Sanchez, Sabrina���������������423 Sanchez, Taina ������������������385 Sanders, James Devon 385 Sanders, Mikaela Cherelle 385 Sands, Alexander ��������������430 Sanford, Gillian ������������������385 Sanger, Matthew ���������������415 Sanon, Ciara ����������������������430 Sanz, Jessica���������������������415 Sardinas, Lissette��������������423 Sargenti, Johnnie Raymond 385 Sarna, Brooke ��������������������430 Sarwani, Dina Basim Ajaz Iqbal�����������������������������385 Savage, Dylan ��������������������415 Savage, Michael ����������������415 Saxton, Anthony ����������������430 Scaife, Delone Radel ���������385 Scapens, Brodie James 385 Schabdach, Kristin ������������423 Schaefer, Simon ����������������415 Schaeffler, Elizabeth ���������415 Scheier, Riley Scout �����������385 Schmidt, Carly Ann ������������385 Schmidt, James Joseph 385 Schneider, Samantha ��������415 Schneider, Spencer �����������415 Schneider, Sydney �������������415 School of Architecture 195 School of Communication 207 School of Education and Human Development 209 School of Law��������������������221 School of Nursing and Health Studies ������������������������213 Schultz, Jessica Elizabeth 385 Schulz, Bae-Corine ������������415 Schuster, Saige Eleanor 415 Schwartz, Maxwell Alexander 385 Schwartz, Sophie�������346, 415 Schwartz, Taylor ����������������415 Schwenger, Abigail Rose 385 Scientifica Magazine ��������357 Sclater, Shelly ��������������������385 Sconzo, Nicholas John 385 Scott, Dillon Alexandre 385 Scott, Isabelle Evangeline 385 Scott, Sherise ��������������������415 Scotti, Joseph Dominic 385 Scully, Jack ������������������������385 Seagrave, Jackson Brent 301, 386 Seale, Sheldon �������������������423 Sears, Jacious Laurel��������386 Seay, Ahjine' Shabreon Asia 386 Sebastian, Patrick John 386 Sedagat, Ryan Nielsen 386 Sedani, Anil ������������������������430

Segal, Jacob ����������������������415 Seider, Veronika���������354, 415 Sejas, Michael Christopher 386 Seniors ����������������������� 394-421 Senna Endres, Nathalia 386 Sequeira, Felipe �����������������416 Serrano Taboada, Mariajose 386 Seruya, Stephen F �������������386 Sesto, Gianna Marie ����������386 Sexton, Andrew �����������������430 Shabinsky, Alexa ������ 108, 117, 416 Shafiezadeh, Roxanne Marisa 386 Shah, Anna�������������������������430 Shah, Khushali �������������������430 Shah, Nayna�����������������������430 Shah, Shivani ���������������������430 Shakir, Jasmine ���������344, 386 Shakoor, Shane����������348, 386 Shamah, Zachary ��������������386 Shanahan, Sarah ���������������416 Shanbom, Zachary Eli �������386 Shanley, Michael Angelo 386 Shapiro, Gabrielle ��������������416 Shapiro, Jared Hayden 386 Sharma, Akhil ��������������������430 Sharp, Maddison ���������������416 Sharp, Maddison Taylor 386 Shata, Aya ��������������������������423 Shaw, Louis����������������413, 416 Shaw, Phillip Rinaldo ���������386 Shazo, Ortal ���������������339, 386 Sheikh, Bainazeer Fatima 386 Sheji, Liam �������������������������416 Shell, Taylor Alexis ������������386 Sherman, Emma ����������������386 Sherman, MacY �����������������386 Shiembob, Matthew Gilbert 386 Shinkre, Aneesh Ram ��������386 Shlakman, Sharon �������������416 Shore, Robert �������������235, 416 Shugart, Robert McDowell 386 Shukla, Preeti���������������������386 Sibilia, Giovanni ���������324, 416 Siegel, Aden G �������������������386 Silberlust, Jared�����������������430 Siles, Melody �������������342, 416 Silva, Sofia �������������������������416 Silver, Zachary �������������������430 Silvera, Nesta Jade �����������386 Silverstein, Dylan ���������������416 Simmens, Evan ������������������416 Simon, Andi �����������������������416 Simon, Jack �����������������������416 Simonton, Justin Ryan 386 Simpson, Lawrence Elliott 386 Singewald, Hunter Stockton 386 Singh, Arman ���������������������416 Singh, Serena���������������������416 Sinko, Margarita 202, 386, 472 Sintchak, Victor �����������������416 Sisco, Kristen ���������������������416 Skarshaug, Kyle �����������������386 Skellett, Alaina Marie ��������386 Skinner, Hasani ������������������386 Skryd, Anthony ������������������430

Skurtu, Noah ����������������������416 Slavin, Benjamin ����������������430 Slavov, Jonathan ���������������386 Sliper, Franziska ��������241, 386 Slogoff, Zachary Joseph 386 Small, Stratford �����������������386 Small Campus Events ����94-97 Smirnova, Ekaterina ����������386 Smith, Aiden ����������������������416 Smith, Aiyanna ������������������416 Smith, Caprina Demi ���������386 Smith, Caroline ����������344, 416 Smith, Donovan Borden 386 Smith, Jake ������������������������386 Smith, Jenaye ��������������������416 Smith, Katherine Jane �������416 Smith, Kathryn Margaret 386 Smith, Keontra Kevon �������386 Smith, Kit ���������������������������416 Smith, Maddie �������������������386 Smith, Sabrina �������������������416 Smith, Sean������������������������386 Smith, Zachary Whitman 387 Sneider, David ��������������������416 Snyder, Daniela ������������������416 Snyder, Kevin �������������286, 387 Soares, Austin Michael 387 Socarras Serrano, David 387 Soccer ������������������������265, 269 Soiffer, Jenny ���������������������430 Sokolov, Roman�����������������417 Solares, Carlos Alberto 387 Soliman, Fatma �����������������417 Song, Yoobin����������������������387 Sooman, Samantha�����������417 Soto, Brandon Rourke �������387 Soto, Emiliana��������������������417 Sowell, Nicole Elizabeth 387 Spada, Paul Kenneth ���������387 Spain, Adelaide Lena���������387 Sparber, Joseph ��������335, 417 Sparger, Lauryn������������������417 Speaks, Tyler Cameron 387 Spears, Arthur��������������������417 Spector-Salwen, Parker 417 Speranza, Dominick Joseph 387 Spicer, Giselle 70, 93, 112, 115, 141, 321, 335, 338, 417, 456, 472 Spirit Week��������������������������� 63 Sports ������������������������ 238-295 Sprau, Annelise������������������430 Spring, Samantha ��������������430 Spring Events����������������������� 89 Spring Trends ���������������������� 87 Squeri, Max ������������������������417 Sriganeshan, Karthik ���������417 St� Mary, Alyson Noelle 387 Stahl, Damien ������������344, 417 Stallion, Caleb��������������������417 Stamps, Kylea ��������������������387 Stand, Ashley Hanna ���������387 Stanecki, Kaja Victoria 387 Stater, Dominique ��������������387 Steed, Waynmon Denmond 387 Steele, Alfreda �� 286, 288, 289,

Stehling, Sarah Catherine


387 Steier, Michael �������������������417 Steinberg, Benjamin ����������417 Steinberg, Philip David 387 Sterba, Isabelle Marie �������387 Stern, Eric��������������������� 87, 387 Sterner, Abigail Caroline 387 Stevenson, Lola Mae���������387 Stewart, Joshua Allen �������387 Stewart, Kennedy ������333, 417 Stickley, Maren Gibson 387 Stirling, Constance Comeskey 387 Strates, Christina Athena 387 Strauss, Evalynn ����������������387 Stropes, Sydney Leticia 387 Student Government Elections ����������������������� 99 Sturm, Matthew �����������������430 Su, Xiaoyu ��������������������������423 Suarez, Amanda ��������347, 423 Suarez, Mario Javier ���������387 Suarez, Sebastian��������������387 Sudholz, Logan Anne ��������387 Sukie, Candace ������������������417 Sullivan, Olivia �������������������417 Sullivan, Thomas ���������������417 Sullivan, Tyler Lawrence 387 Summer Events ������������������� 11 Summer Internships ����������� 13 Sun, Kevin ��������������������������387 Sundaram, Sophie Leela 387 Sundel, Rebecca ����������������417 Sunsations �������������������������331 Surdum, Isik �����������������������417 Suthumphong, Cayla ���������430 Sutton, Ryan�����������������������417 Svrcek, Dominick ���������������417 Swanson, Isabella Mabel 387 Swim and Dive �������������������267 Swirski, Anna Helen ����������387 Sygall, Rachel Lauren ��������387 Szymanski, Claire Rachael 387


Ta, Yen Chi �������������������������387 Tacca, Kate Elizabeth��������387 Tahan, Maya ����������������������387 Tailgating ����������������������������� 33 Tamargo, Christina ������������430 Taminger, Nathan Hill �������387 Tanenbaum, Rebecca �������430 Taslidza, Ena����������������������387 Tasman, Schuyler Rose 387 Tate, Ashanti����������������������387 Tavarez, Ryan Raoul ����������387 Tayeb, Sarah ����������������������417 Taylor, Rikera ���������������������430 Tefera, Mercy���������������������418

Telfare, Zoria .............337, 418 Teller, Andrew Miles ..........388 Tenberg, Danielle Jean 388 Tenke, Grace Elizabeth 388 Thakkar, Karan...................418 Thanksgiving ....................... 71 The Ibis, Sebastian ... 1, 14, 62, 65, 96, 176, 178, 180, 250, 254, 313, 380, 388, 479 Theatre...............................101 Theatre Action Group........337 Thewes, Nathan Charles 388 This is Miami ..................34-51 Thomas, Alex Chase .........388 Thomas, Collette Andrene 388 Thomas, Jared ..........301, 388 Thomas, Tori Anne ............388 Threatt, Morgan 309, 319, 321, 418 Tiburcio, Destiny................388 Tilak, Amita ........................388 Timmons, Anna .350, 351, 388 Tinoco, Christian Andres 388 Tinsley, Nina ......................418 Todaro, Courtney Anne 388 Tolchin, Caitlyn ..................418 Tomita-Barber, Jasmine 430 Toral, Alejandro .................388 Torkan, Tiana .............418, 461 Tormo, Sofia ......................418 Torncello, Emma ...............430 Torres, Alicia ......................418 Torres, Anthony .................418 Torres, Michael Joseph 388 Torres, Sophia Valentina 388 Torres, Victoria Noelle 388 Tortora, Jack Jordan .........418 Toscanini, Allessandra 418 Tosti, Sophia Kristina ........388 Toto, Bianca .......................418 Toub, Walter Alexander 388 Toum-Benchekroun, Dina 388 Toum-Benchekroun, Ilias 418 Townsend, Ahkeel .............388 Traba, Isabel Fay ...............388 Track and Field .......... 286-289 Trainor, Jenna ....................418 Tran, David .................328, 418 Tran, Elan ...........................418 Tran, Hanh Ngoc Emi ........388 Tran, Nhat Huy ...................388 Traore, Ousman .................388 Traub, Haley .......................388 Trexler, MacKenzie ............418 Triarsi, Jacob .....................418 Tringas, Preslee Paris .......388 Tripp, Samantha Lynn .......388 Tu, Jonathan ......................430 Tucker, Emma Jaelin .........388 Tuen, Ka Tik Montale ........418 Turkalj, Ariana....................418 Turknette, Connor Joe 388 Turner, Allegra Eve Whitmore 418 Turpin, Alexa ......................431

Tuthill, Andrea Jacqueline



UCheer ...............................333 Ueberfluss, Shannon .........418 Ulin, Joshua David.............388 UM Hillel ............................353 UMTV .................................349 Undergraduates......... 364-393 Urdinola Garces, Miranda 388 Ure, Kayla ...................343, 418 Urquhart, John...................418 Urreiztieta, Christian .........388 Urrutia, Maria Florencia 388 Useche, Augusto ...............418 Uzere, Ajiri ....99, 337, 345, 388 Uzwy, Madison ..................418


Vaccaro, Isabella .......418, 458 Vach, Savannah Mason 388 Valancy, David ...................431 Valdez, Mayra ....................418 Valdivia, Alfredo.Png .........431 Valdivia, David ...................431 Valen, Alexandra........350, 418 Valenti, Andrew .................419 Valerius, Laetitia ................419 Valero, Devin ......................388 Vallee, Mia Jolie Doucet 388 Vallée, Mia .........................241 Van Dyke, Tyler William 388 Van Patten, Raul ................388 Vargas, Alec Marcen .........388 Vargas Sosa, Daniela ........419 Vasquez, Juan ...................419 Vasser, Oren ......................388 Vayner, Jacqueline ............419 Veerasammy, Melanie 419 Velasquez Payares, Andrea Alejandra .....................419 Velez, Samantha Gene 388 Venkataraman, Vikram 388 Vereneva, Anastasiia ........388 Victor, Yoland.....................388 Vidalin, Amy.Png ...............431 Vieira, Laura Agacy ...........388 Viera, Jordan .... 338, 419, 454, 472 Vignau, Alexia ....................419 Vilar, Henry Anthony..........389 Villaverde, Emilie ...............419 Viola, Alex ..........................419 Vitale, Giana Isabella ........389

Vivas, Alex Javier ..............389 ViñAs, Jaislene ..................419 Virtual Commencement 233 Vlahos, Nikki ......................419 Volk, Orielle Dara ...............389 Volleyball ................... 260-263 Von Dietrich, Elizabeth Morgan ........................389 Voss, Sydney Amber .........389


Waardenburg, Sam....270, 389 Wade, Devin Tyler ..............389 Wagner, Claire Cramer 419 Wagner, Nicolas ................419 Walcott, Natalia .................419 Walek, Robert Joseph .......389 Walker, Anthony Edward 389 Walker, Kelsey Alexandria 389 Wall, Sarah .........................431 Wallery, Alexandra Michelle 389 Walsh, Kathryn Marie ........389 Walters, Andrew Wayne 389 Walters, Victoria ................419 Wang, Jay-Shing ................431 Wang, Ran ..........................419 Wang, Tianyun ...................419 Wang, Yu ............................389 Wanger, Ben .......................389 Warman, Blake ..................419 Warren, Noah ............... 72, 389 Washington, Christopher Isaac ............................389 Washington, Keshawn Tyrell 389 Washington, Taylor....343, 389 Watane, Arjun ....................431 Watkins, Emily ...................419 Webb, Willow .....................419 Weiss, Jenna .............348, 419 Weissman, Emily ...............389 Wellness Center .................. 57 Wellness Wednesday .......... 91 Weltner, Andrew ................389 Wesley, Trenitee Michelle 389 Wesolowsky, Cailey Scott 389 Westervelt, Andrew Miles 389 Westwood, Jackson..........419 Wheeler, Kevin ...351, 419, 440 Whigham Iv, Andrew .........419 Whitaker, Nicholas ............419 White, Alexander Jason 389 White, Cassandra Toccara 389 White, Celine ......................419 White, Michaela Rae .........389 Widjaja, Elsa ......................419 Wiener, Taylor ....................419 Wiggins, Daquris Keyshawn 389 Williams, Aaron .................420

Williams, Cameron ............389 Williams, Caroline..............431 Williams, Chantz Makai 389 Williams, Jarrid..........240, 389 Williams, Jaya Araye .........389 Williams, Jeffrey 286, 288, 389 Williams, Jordan Dennis 389 Williams, Katherine ...........420 Williams, Natalie................431 Williamson, Ben Riley ........389 Wilshire, Savanah ..............420 Wilson, Austin....................420 Wilson, Caitlin Gabriela 389 Wilson-Worley, Anyae Alonni 390 Wiltshire, John ...................431 Winston, Emily ...................420 Winter Break ........................ 73 Winter Events ...................... 75 Wirshba, Elliott Austin .......390 Wittels, Stephen ................431 Wohl, Melissa Lauren........390 Wolff, Nanseera Ellen........390 Women's Basketball .. 274-277 Women's Tennis ................281 Wong, Isaiah Robert-Johan 390 Woo, Frank .........................431 Worsham, Dazalin .............390 Wright, Kaitlyn Denise .......390 Wright, Kiera Jalise ...........390 Wright, Taylor Lynnae........390 Wu, Anna ............................390 Wu, Ke ................................420


Xiao, Yi Han .......................390 Xie, Yiyan ...........................390 Xu, Haitao ..........................431 Xu, Kevin ..............68, 337, 420 Xu, Pengzi ..........................390 Xydakis, Stephen ...............420 Xydakis, Zach ....................420


Yazici, Tuana Tuba ............420 Ye, Lingzi............................390 Ye, Xinrong.........................390 Years of Ibis............... 168-183 Yelner, Lauren Nicole ........390 Yeo, Wonjun .......................420 Yonas, Emmaus ................390 Young, Ademide ................420 Young, Rainier David .........390 Young, Tea Francis ............390 Yousef, Ahmed ..................431 Youssef, Richard Joseph 420 Yu, Hao...............................390


Zabalo, Celisse ..................431 Zalta, Jack Alexander .......390 Zapata Pardo, Elena ..........390 Zarate, Julian Luiz .............390 Zayas, Isabella Alejandra 390 Zeiri, Jonathan...................420 Zervos, Saige Zoe..............390 Zgorski, Kathleen Rae .......390 Zhai, Bowen .......................420 Zhang, Kefan .....................420 Zhang, Xiaolin ....................420 Zhang, Youchi ....................390 Zhao, Hongyu ....................420 Zhao, Zechao.....................420 Zharova, Anastasia ...........420 Zheng, Andrea Buyun ........390 Zhu, Angela ........................431 Zhu, Ruohong ....................390 Zhu, Zhixuan ......................390 Zied, Spencer .....................420 Zimmerman, Lily Ilana 390 Zisselman, Lexi S ..............390 Zolfaghari, Hadieh Zainab 390 Zonghetti, Ashley Claire 390 Zuber, Marielle ...........361, 420 Zuckerman, Nicole ............420 Zuleta, Jose Fernando 390 Zullo, Lyle ...........................420 Zunino, Giovanni................390

Yadegarynia, Sina ..............431 Yamar, Maria Gabrielle Garcia 390 Yan, Crystal ........................431 Yan, Zihan ..........................423 Yang, Songzhu ...................420 Yang, Wendy ......................431 Yang, Yiqingqing................390 Yang, Yiyun ........................390 Yaniv, Grant Ryan...............390 Yankowitz, Lee ..................420 Yao, Maria ..........................431 Yao, Xinyu ..........................390 Yates, Savannah Rose 299, 390


One Staff



SLEEPY TIME Hero, Professor Stano’s dog visits the Ibis office to take a nap. Photo by Michael MacHarg II

EDITORIAL Balfour Representitive Stephanie Sherman provides layout design advice to Managing Editor Freshman Carolina Camus. Photo by Michael MacHarg II

Carolina Camus ATHLETICS Austin Pert GREEKS Annette Rizo PEOPLE Carly Payne ORGANIZATIONS Carly Payne


CONTRIBUTORS PHOTOGRAPHERS Sydney Burnett Amrutha Chethikatti Vivien Dominick

WRITERS BLOCK From home, Copy Chief

Graduate Student Jordan Viera works editing copy and ensuring AP standards. Photo by Jordan Viera

BOOK TIME During the ‘Cane Carnival Freshman Carolina Camus and Mia Rivas distribute the 2020 Ibis Yearbook to students. Photo by Allie Salvucci

Allie Salvucci Margarita Sinko Nhat Tran DESIGNERS Olivia Ginsburg Kaylee Mendoza Mia Rivas WRITERS Isabella Didio Maud Joannet Samira Navas Jessica Schultz Silvana Silva Margarita Sinko



LIVING DESIGN Professor Randy Stano works with Senior Giselle Spicer to edit her design by utalizing strong and eye catching images and visual elements. Photo by Michael MacHarg II

SNAP At an event Greek Section Editor Senior Annette Rizo meets Sebastian. Photo by Carolina Camus

FROM THE EDITOR The 2021 Ibis Yearbook was constructed by an unbelievably dedicated team of staffers who overcame the many struggles and setbacks of the pandemic producing a historical and unique yearbook. We persevered together and worked around the clock ensuring the production of a thoughtful and inclusive yearbook. It would not have been possible for me to lead this incredible staff without the help, guidance, and advice of my family, teachers, and close friends. I am very appreciative of their mentorship and willingness to help me grow as a leader. I offer my sincere gratitude to all those at the University of Miami who answered our ceaseless emails and assisted us in the collection of content throughout the struggles of remote work. Particularly those in the UM Communications office and JC Ridley who supplied critical photographs when we needed them for a spread. Finally my most humble thanks to Professor Stano, the Student Board of Publications and those at Balfour I am eternally grateful for your crucial role in the completion of the Ibis. Invariably and selflessly available to our staff providing key guidance and acting as the glue which binds our book together. I hope that every member of the University of Miami community looks back at this book later in life and enjoys a catalog of memories from their time at the ‘U’ with a smile. The yearbook is after all student publication, created for the student body. I am beyond honored to have served as your Editor-in-Chief.


Washington D.C. ACP & CMA conference with Shelby and Stephanie. Photo by Morgan Thompson

Best Wishes,

Michael P. MacHarg II

GOLDEN Taking in the view of San Francisco at the ACP & CMBAM conference. Photo by Austin Pert


LAKESIDE VIEWS Lakeside Village is the newest structure around Lake Osceola having opened in August 2020. Lake Osceola was excivated in 1947 and the soil was used to create the Rickenbacker Causeway to Virgina Key. Photo by TJ Lievonen

Sunny Days Sitting on the steps of Lake Osceola on days filled with sunshine and warmth is a time honored campus tradition Your final days on the steps of Lake Osceola may be overwhelming for some. These steps are where many students started their journey as a Hurricane, a lake that is central to anywhere you needed to go on campus. This is where students performed at Lakeside Jams and where hundreds of current and former Hurricanes and their families gathered with their friends to celebrate the Miami Hurricanes football team. Who can forget when Drake stopped by to perform on top of the Shalala building? Don’t let these memories make you sad, cherish them for the years to come.


Night Fall

Evenings on campus are often quiet as students explore the nightlife of Miami and prepare for the next days classes As you take your final steps on campus, remember that this is not the ending of your Hurricane legacy. Reflect your first steps onto this beautiful campus. How nervous you were for this new experience, but how excited you were for all of the new beginnings that were about to take place. Think of all the gamedays, the Miami nightlife, the Boat Burning Ceremonies, the homecoming concerts and countless other campus activities over the past years. Think of all the people you met. You are not just leaving with friends, you are leaving with a family. Once a ‘Cane, always a ‘Cane.

SHALALA REFLECTIONS The Donna E. Shalala Student Center opened in 2013, and was later renamed to honor the University’s 5th President who served from 2001 to 2015. Photo by Farha Reshamwala


Final Walk

Commencment marks the last steps ‘Cane students take, as they enter the professional world embarking on new adventures Congratulation ‘Cane, you did it! You came, you saw and you conquered! These last couple of years have been a wild ride for everyone. You battled hurricanes and the horrible COVID-19 pandemic and came out on top. You proved that you are as strong as hurricane and deserved to be a ‘Cane. None of these events stopped you from achieving your dreams and now you are one step closer to your future. Stay in contact with your peers and remember you always have a home in sunny Coral Gables.

GRADUATION Sebastian the Ibis runs through the crowd of 2021 graduates to kick off the Spring Commencment Ceremony. Photo by Mike Montero


GOODBYES Many students refer to the ‘U’ as their easiest hello and their hardest goobye, because it truly becomes a second home after so readily welcoming students to campus for four years. Photo courtesy of UM Communications

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AS ABOVE A satellite’s perspective presents the changes to campus seen during the 2021 academic year including the new Lakeside Village housing complex. Photo by Maxar Technologies

Fight Song

Miami How Dee Doo Miami, Miami, Miami, Hurricanes Drive, drive you hurricanes Keep on running up that scorin’ Miami, Miami, Miami, Hurricanes Drive on over the goal And on to victory M M M M fi ht, fi ht fi ht

Alma Mater

Words by William S. Lampe Music by Christine Asdurian Southern suns and sky blue water, Smile upon you, Alma Mater; Mistress of this fruitful land, With all knowledge at your hand, Always just, to honor true All our love we pledge to you. Alma Mater, Stand forever, on Biscayne’s wondrous shore.


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