January 27, 2011 | Thursday 
Pediatric oncology clinic at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center breaks ground
Leaders and physicians from UHealth – University of Miami Health System have broken ground on the Alexander Daly Family Clinic for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, the first pediatric oncology clinic at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. | more
Northern Trust 2011 Lecture: Testing the Limits of Education Reform
Diane Ravitch, former assistant secretary of education under George H.W. Bush, will speak on “Testing the Limits of Education Reform” today, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. in Storer Auditorium as part of the Northern Trust 2011 Lecture, presented by Northern Trust and the School of Education. | more

Celebrate the Herbert Wellness Center’s new physique
President Donna E. Shalala and Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia A. Whitely invite the UM community to celebrate the expansion and 15th anniversary of the Herbert Wellness Center on Thursday, February 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. The first 500 guests will receive a special gift. | more

Cheer on the men’s basketball team at the next Employee Day Game

Don your orange and green and cheer for the Hurricanes at the next Men’s Basketball Employee Day Game on Sunday, February 20, when UM takes on the Clemson Tigers at BankUnited Center. Eligible employees can receive one complimentary ticket and have the opportunity to purchase up to three additional tickets for only $1 each. | more

Frost School of Music to present String Quartet Celebration

Selected movements from string quartets by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Richter, and other artists will be featured at the Frost School of Music’s String Quartet Celebration concert on Friday, January 28 at 8 p.m. at the Maurice Gusman Concert Hall. | more

• Famed pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard to present free piano master class today | more
• Photographs of Haitian communities focus of special exhibition | more
• First USpeak of spring semester features award-winning Vancouver poet Rita K. Wong | more
• Academy Award-nominee Waste Land to screen at Cosford Cinema |

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  • Salsa, belly dancing, Pilates among community classes offered at Herbert Wellness Center | more
  • Special Interest Housing group application process under way | more
  • SEEDS to host workshop with author and scientist Ellen Daniell | more
  • Learn more about the audit process | more
  • Free English course for international graduate teaching assistants | more
  • Enter the Employee Health Clinic Naming Competition for your chance to win an iPad | more
  • School of Law and H.O.P.E. Public Resource Center offer free income tax preparation | more
    Rebuilding Haiti
    Haitian community leaders, UM faculty members and students, and local residents gathered last Saturday at the School of Communication for a series of panel discussions on what it will take to rebuild Haiti, an island nation still struggling to recover one year after a devastating earthquake killed more than 200,000 people and left more than a million homeless.
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    Physics department honors Alexandrakis
    During his 25 years as chair of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Physics, George C. Alexandrakis raised the reputation of his department to new heights, recruiting world-class faculty members and spearheading the construction of the James L. Knight Physics Building. On January 21, the department honored Alexandrakis for his many years of service by dedicating the chair’s office in his honor. | more

    Thursday, January 27: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation and Recurrence of Disease Following Kidney or Pancreas Transplantation | 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
    Thursday, January 27: Endocrinology Fellows Clinical Case Conference: Implications of Radioactive Iodine Treatment for Graves Disease | more
    Thursday, January 27: Endocrinology Grand Rounds: Newer Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes: An Algorithmic Approach | more
    Thursday, January 27: Endocrinology Research Conference: Tissue-Specific Deletion of Type 2 Deiodinase Gene Identifies a Role for Pituitary D2 in the TSH Feedback Mechanism | more
    Thursday, January 27: Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute Lectureship Series: New Insights into the Pathophysiology and Treatment of CNS Injury | more
    Thursday, January 27: Neuroendocrine Clinical Case Conference | more
    Friday, January 28: Cosford midnight movie: High Lane | more
    Friday, January 28: Forecast 2011: Economic and Political Risk Scenarios for Latin America | more
    Friday, January 28: The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis Special Lecture: Spinal Cord Repair: Mechanisms Gleaned from Stem Cell-Based Multimodal Studies | more
    Friday, January 28: Dialogues in Research Ethics: The Challenge of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research, Practice, and Technology | more
    Friday, January 28: Neurology Grand Rounds: Shear Stress Modulates Brain Health | more
    Friday, January 28: Neuroscience Center Seminar Series: Axon Guidance and Regeneration: Molecular Cues and Transmembrane Signaling Mechanisms | more
    Friday, January 28: Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Seminar: Corrections for Case-Control Design in Secondary Trait Analysis | more
    Friday, January 28: Lowe Art Museum to feature works of Cuban-born painter Rafael Soriano | more
    Friday through Sunday, January 28-30: Cosford screening: Helena from the Wedding | more
    Saturday, January 29: Join Team ’Canes 4 Autism at the inaugural WalkAbout Autism fundraiser | more
    Saturday, January 29: Glaucoma Mid-Winter Symposium 2011 | more
    Saturday through Monday, January 29-31: Cosford screening: La Traviata | more
    Monday, January 31: Biology Departmental Seminar: Climate, Harvest, and the Dynamics of Plant Populations in a Changing World | more
    Monday, January 31: Launch Pad Weekly Workshop: Bootstrapping Your New Business | more
    Monday, January 31: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar: Motors, Movement, and Malignancy | more
    Monday, January 31: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Characterization of rVSV for Use as an Oncolytic Vector | more
    Monday, January 31: Faculty Learning Community Kick-Off Panel to be held | more
    Monday, January 31: DMAS/FRS for Beginners | more
    Monday, January 31: Sponsor-Investigator Responsibilities course | more
    Monday, January 31: Laughter as Resistance: Performance During the Holocaust | more
    Tuesday, February 1: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar: Nuclear Structural Changes in Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation and Cancer | more
    Tuesday, February 1: International Graduate Law Programs Lecture Series: Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation: A Survivor’s Journey | more
    Tuesday, February 1: Sylvester Oncogenomics Core Facility Lecture: Implementing nanoString Technology in a Core Facility | more
    Tuesday, February 1: Community Engagement and Public Scholarship: A Good Neighbor Protocol for Higher Education| more
    Tuesday, February 1: Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series: Dissecting the Genetic Etiology to Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease | more
    Tuesday, February 1: Art exhibition at CAS Gallery celebrates Black History Month | more
    Tuesday, February 1: Why Latino History Matters to U.S. History | more
    Wednesday, February 2: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Heartache and Heartbreak: The Remarkable Relationship Between Depression and Heart Disease | more
    Wednesday, February 2: Gail F. Beach Memorial Visiting Lectureship Series: In Vivo Discovery of Molecules for Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disease | more
    Wednesday, February 2: School of Law Faculty Lecture Series: Law Talk v. Science Talk: The Languages of Law and Science in WTO Proceedings | more

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