January 20, 2011 | Thursday 
Educational shark research goes virtual
Experiencing the excitement and challenges of shark research is now only a click away, thanks to the R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program at the University of Miami. Interaction with the vibrant multimedia interface provides students and marine enthusiasts with a hands-on shark conservation platform from the comfort of their home or classroom. | more
Haiti: One Year After the Earthquake
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Center for the Humanities will present the UM faculty panel discussion “Haiti: One Year After the Earthquake” on Wednesday, January 26 at 4:30 p.m. at the CAS Gallery. Panelists will discuss the impact of the 2010 earthquake and the local, national, and international efforts launched to support Haiti in the past year, as well as what can be done to help in the future. | more

Special Interest Housing group application process under way
The Office of Academic Enhancement and the Department of Housing and Residential Life have announced the annual Special Interest Housing (SIH) group application process. Faculty and staff are asked to inform outstanding students who are interested in the opportunity to create their own SIH community for 2011-12. | more

Women’s basketball team moves up to No. 17 in AP poll

After home victories over Atlantic Coast Conference foes Clemson and Boston College, the University of Miami women’s basketball team has moved up to No. 17 in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. | more

Ring Theatre to spotlight timeless battle of the sexes with comedies ‘Big Love’ and ‘Lysistrata’

The age-old battle of the sexes comes to Coral Gables this February with two comedies at the University of Miami’s Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. Running in alternating performances from February 16-27, Lysistrata and Big Love are two boisterous comedies inspired by classic Greek theatre but spiced with enough contemporary flavors to tickle the taste buds of any audience. | more

Reduce your annual medical premium by $150; participate in Well ’Canes Incentive Programs—
deadline this Friday
Want to be healthier in 2011 and save money? Participate in both Well ’Canes Incentive Programs to start on a healthy path this year, and reduce your annual medical premium by $150. | more

• Well ’Canes Farmers Market held every Wednesday | more

  • Legendary jazz bassist Dave Holland to conduct residency at UM this Fall | more
  • Donate an instrument and save $20 off select Barry Manilow tickets | more
  • Benny Hinn ministries event expected to cause heavy traffic | more
  • Conflict of interest seminars and training available | more
  • Basic Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course to be offered | more
  • Register for the Medical Issues and the Growing Child Conference, January 21 | more
    Honoring the civil rights movement
    The University of Miami’s United Black Students gave a history lesson to the UM community on January 18-19, converting an old Hurry ’Cane shuttle into the Montgomery, Alabama, transit bus on which Rosa Parks was arrested more than 55 years ago and giving tours of the bus while describing the chain of events that ignited the civil rights movement. The tours were part of the organization’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, a series of events co-sponsored by several other groups that will also include a community service day, leadership summit, and more.
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    Thursday, January 20: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Blood Transfusion Rates in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients Receiving Dalteparin (Fragmin) versus Enoxaparin (Lovenox) | more
    Thursday, January 20: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Neuropathology | more
    Thursday, January 20: Bascom Palmer Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, January 20: Otolaryngology Grand Rounds: Cleft Palate | more
    Thursday, January 20: Effort Certification Reporting class offered | more
    Thursday, January 20: Sponsored Programs Roundtable Series: Research Reporting System | more
    Thursday, January 20: Velos Patient Management module | more
    Thursday, January 20: Good Clinical Practices course offered | more
    Thursday, January 20: Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute Quarterly ISCI Seminar Series: Cell Transplantation and Cardiac Recovery: Is Endogenous Cardiac Progenitor Cells Contributory? | more
    Thursday, January 20: Longest-running electronic music festival in the U.S. coming to the Frost School | more
    Thursday, January 20: Law Society Intellectual Property Speaker Series: The Music Publishing Industry: A Corporate Perspective | more
    Friday, January 21: The Audit Process course offered | more
    Friday, January 21: Neurology Grand Rounds: Management of Cardiac Patent Foramen Ovale – The Closure Trial | more
    Friday, January 21: Neuroscience Center Seminar Series: Pheromone Signaling in C. elegans: Mechanisms and Consequences | more
    Friday, January 21: Organizational skills session | more
    Friday, January 21: Register for the Medical Issues and the Growing Child Conference, January 21 | more
    Friday, January 21: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series: Toll-Like Receptor Signaling in the Intestine in Health and Disease | more
    Saturday, January 22: UM Infertility Center to offer free consultations for couples | more
    Saturday, January 22: School of Communication, Voice of America to host conference on rebuilding Haiti | more
    Saturday and Sunday, January 22-23: Miami Jewish Film Festival at Cosford | more
    Monday, January 24: Responding to FDA Observations/FDA Form 483 | more
    Monday, January 24: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar: Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Failure | more
    Monday, January 24: Award-winning Dutch architect Adriaan Geuze to lecture at School of Architecture | more
    Monday, January 24: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Characterization of the NSG Humanized Mouse Model | more
    Monday, January 24: Biology Departmental Seminar: Re-Illuminating the Swingle Plant Anatomy Reference Collection | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy in Pediatric Clinical Practice | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds: Demyelinating Diseases in Children | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Building Change-Ready Teams | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Communication Skills | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar: Controlling Axon Growth: Neurotrophins and Nanoparticles | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Cardiology Grand Rounds: The Role of Cardiac MRI in Predicting the Need of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure | more
    Tuesday, January 25: Sponsored Programs Education Workshop | more
    Wednesday, January 26: Department of Medicine’s William J. Harrington Visiting Professor Lecture: Medicine in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities | more
    Wednesday, January 26: McKnight Research Seminar: Mechanisms of Retinal Degeneration and Protection, From a Fly’s Point of View | more
    Wednesday, January 26: Miami Law lecture: In Search of Copyright’s Lost Ark | more
    Wednesday, January 26: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: Stimulating the Brain for Recovery of Hand Function after SCI | more
    Thursday, January 27: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Biomechanical Analysis of Proximal Radius Fracture Fixation | more
    Thursday, January 27: Bascom Palmer Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, January 27: Standard Operating Procedures course | more
    Thursday, January 27: Leadership Webinar: Effective Performance Appraisals | more
    Thursday, January 27: Practical Advances in Pathology | more
    Thursday, January 27: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar Series: Manipulation of microRNAs in Aggressive Breast and Gynecological Cancers to Restore Sensitivity to Anoikis and Chemotherapy | more
    Thursday, January 27: Staffing Needs Analysis and Job Description course | more
    Saturday, January 29: Join Team ’Canes 4 Autism at the inaugural WalkAbout Autism fundraiser | more

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