American Society of Civil Engineers Student Member Aurora Ephraim, who attended the University of Miami, died March 15. She was 20.
Ms. Ephraim, a resident of Hazlet, New Jersey, was born on September 15, 1994, and was in her third year at the University of Miami.
Ephraim was a physics major and was involved in several student organizations. In addition to ASCE, she was a member of the National Organization for Women and Scientifica magazine, a University of Miami scientific undergraduate student magazine. Additionally, she served as the former president of the Society of Physics Students (SPS). She was also a member of UPride, the LGBTQ organization on the campus.