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Wolfson Campus Might Be Miami's Greatest Hope

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 05.17.2016 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Most people in Miami might not realize the importance of Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus. In addition to being a bustling urban campus with 40,00...

4 No-nonsense Bidders Compete for Miami's Prime Property

David Drake | Posted 01.27.2016 | Miami
David Drake

Miami Dade College parking lot Photo credit: mdc.edu After shelving the development of its 520 Biscayne Property in downtown Miami for 10 years, M...

80-Year-Old Graduates From College With Honors Alongside Two Of Her Grandchildren

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.11.2015 | Good News

Students of all ages have a lot to learn from this determined octogenarian. Rosa Salgado graduated this past weekend from Miami-Dade College in Fl...

The University Is for Counterrevolutionaries

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 05.03.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

A rapper, a graffiti artist, a blogger, two independent lawyers: In all, 17 students have arrived from Cuba with U.S government-sponsored scholarships to study at Miami Dade College.

Attending the SOTU as a Miami Student DREAMer

Mayra Rubio Limon | Posted 03.31.2014 | Latino Voices
Mayra Rubio Limon

My name is Mayra Guadalupe Rubio Limon and I am a dreamer. When Congressman Joe Garcia (D-FL) asked me to join him at the 2014 State of the Union I was thrilled because I knew it would give me a chance to tell my story, and that of the 11 million others that have one just like it.

Miami Dade College Sets Back Educational Exchange With Cuba

John McAuliff | Posted 03.26.2014 | Miami
John McAuliff

Cuban-American initiative has muddied the waters of educational exchange with the U.S. in the run-up to an important international conference in Cuba February 10-14, Universidad 2014.

Why Miami Is the Best City in America, Part II

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

I took my shirt off on the last day of October, felt the bay-breeze tickle my stretched skin, noticed the low hanging thick cumulus clouds hanging in the horizon like a pack of roaring Arabian white stallions.

Documents: Gunman Downloaded Very Disturbing Files

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2013 | Miami

By Kevin Gray MIAMI, July 30 (Reuters) - A gunman who went on a shooting rampage in an apartment building had been forced to resign fr...

What Might Have Caused Fatal Garage Collapse

Posted 03.29.2013 | Miami

In October, four construction workers were killed when a parking garage collapsed at Miami Dade College's Doral campus. An improperly installed co...

Crisis At Miami Dade College

Posted 12.04.2012 | Miami

By Sarah Gonzalez, Mc Nelly Torres and Lynn Waddell, Florida Center For Investigative Reporting Shakira Lockett was a pretty good student in elemen...

Police: Recovery Of Body May Take 'Additional Days'

Posted 12.15.2012 | Miami

A body believed to be that of missing worker Robert Budhoo has been officially confirmed by police -- but may take days more to recover from the rubbl...

Family Of Final Victim Frustrated By Slow Recovery

Miami Herald | Posted 10.14.2012 | Miami

Frustrated by what they call a lack of urgency in trying to find the fourth and final man caught in the rubble, more than 60 family members held hand-...

Crane Struck Garage 2 Days Before Collapse

Posted 10.12.2012 | Miami

As the efforts to recover the body of a fourth worker continue in the rubble Friday, contractors have acknowledged that a crane struck an under-constr...

'No Warning Whatsoever'

Posted 12.11.2012 | Miami

A man pulled from the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on the Miami Dade College Doral campus early Thursday morning has died, according to Miami-...

WATCH: Last Missing Worker Believed Located In College Garage Collapse

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell and Christiana Lilly | Posted 12.10.2012 | Miami

Authorities believe the body of a third missing construction worker has been located in the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on the Doral campus o...

PHOTOS: '47 Percent' Students Respond

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 09.21.2012 | Miami

Secretly recorded Mitt Romney comments from a May fundraiser about a dependent "47 percent" have created a firestorm throughout the country, includin...

It Ain't Rocket Science

Elisabeth Mason | Posted 10.28.2012 | Business
Elisabeth Mason

Can we replicate these partnerships between business and higher education across the country? In this partisan season, pick your bi-partisan catchphrase: 'Yes we can,' or 'You betcha.'

Obama To Give Commencement Addresses At 2 Colleges

Posted 06.27.2011 | College

President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement addresses at two colleges this year, the White House announced Tuesday. Obama will send off gr...