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March 17, 2011 | Thursday 

UM Graduate Schools, Programs Place High in
U.S. News Rankings
Led by the Miller School of Medicine, a group of University of Miami professional schools and graduate programs has earned high marks in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Graduate Schools," which hits newsstands April 5. | more

Hurricanes Going Dancing as No. 3 Seed in Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament
The University of Miami women’s basketball team is going to the Big Dance. For the first time since 2004, the Hurricanes are back in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, earning a No. 3 seed in the Dayton region, where the squad will face No. 14 Gardner-Webb on Sunday in Charlottesville, Virginia. | more
Penn Scholar Anita Allen to Give Fourth Arsht Ethics Lecture
Anita Allen, an authority on privacy law and practical ethics who was appointed to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues by President Obama, will deliver the fourth Adrienne Arsht Distinguished Speaker Series in Ethics lecture on Monday, March 28 at 6 p.m. in Storer Auditorium. | more
Eat Your Words at Second Annual Edible Books Festival
The University of Miami Libraries’ Special Collections division will host its second annual Edible Books Festival on Friday, April 1 from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Richter Library lobby. Prizes will be awarded in three categories, and after the winners are announced, participants and viewers will grab forks, spoons, and knives and “eat their words.” | more
  • Transportation Alternative’s Paul Steely White to Visit UM as Part of Connecting Miami | more
  • UM Doctors Lecture Series: What’s New at UHealth: South Florida’s Most Advanced Medical Care | more
  • Help Find a Cure for Cancer at Relay for Life of Coral Gables | more
  • Help for Your Unfunded NIH Applications | more
  • Participate in the 2011 Epilepsy Walk the Talk | more
  • Participate in the MS Walk/5K Run | more
  • UM’s Online High School Now Offers Interactive ESOL and Extreme Scholar Programs | more
  • School of Business Administration Offers Certificate Program in General Business | more
  • UM Scientist David Die to Study Effects of Gulf Oil Spill | more
  • Learn More about the MBA for Working Professionals Program | more
  • Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Is April 28 | more
  • Sixth Collaborative Research Exchange Forum to Address Models of Human Disease | more
  • Discovery Science Grand Rounds Continue | more
  • El Centro Conference: Eliminating Health Disparities by Addressing Sociocultural and Environmental Root Causes | more
  • UM’s Anxiety Research and Treatment Clinic Offering Social Anxiety Group Therapy Program | more
  • UM Women’s Commission 40th Annual Awards Breakfast | more
  • Competency-Based Programs Overview Sessions | more
    Leadership Recognition
    About 220 University of Miami employees and their guests attended the 2010 United Way Campaign Leadership Reception, held March 8 at President Donna E. Shalala’s residence. The annual event recognizes employees who donated at least 1 percent of their salary to the United Way and also honors the many United Way ambassadors who helped spearhead UM’s successful campaign. Above: Yasmin Pedraza, center, an executive assistant in Human Resources, is presented with a certificate of recognition by Harve Mogul, president and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade, and President Shalala for serving as an ambassador and helping her division meet its fundraising goal.
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    Healthy ’Canes Employee Clinic to Open April 4; Grand Opening Event is April 26
    The new Healthy 'Canes Employee Clinic, which opens Monday, April 4 on the Miller School of Medicine campus, will offer faculty and staff convenient access to UHealth medical services for common illnesses. The clinic, which will be staffed by nurse practitioners under the direction of UHealth physicians, will also help save employees money. | more

    • Get Ready for the Biggest and Best UM Family Night with the Marlins on April 23 | more
    • Take Advantage of Free Computer Software Training in March and April | more

    Ring Theatre to Present Broadway Classic Pal Joey

    Rodgers and Hart’s Broadway classic Pal Joey comes to the University of Miami’s Jerry Herman Ring Theatre this spring. Running April 13-23, the play tells the story of Joey, a nightclub habitué in the habit of loving and leaving women. | more
    Through Saturday, March 19: Bachelor of General Studies to Host Two Information Sessions | more
    Through Friday, March 25: UM’s Wynwood Project Space to Present Development of Power vs. Untitled Creatures | more
    Thursday, March 17: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Neuropathology | more
    Thursday, March 17: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Exercise: Research on Benefits and Delivery | more
    Thursday, March 17: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Old Knowledge and New Advances in Anesthesia Pharmacoeconomics: Working Like It’s 1999 | more
    Thursday, March 17: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar Series: Tescalcin- and CSN-Mediated Pathway in Cell Differentiation | more
    Thursday, March 17: Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, March 17: Learn about Center on Aging Programs That Help Employees Who Are Caring for an Older Individual | more
    Thursday, March 17: Velos Patient Management Module | more
    Thursday, March 17: Sign Up for Course on ECR Effort Certification Reporting | more
    Friday, March 18: CHP Conference: Reducing the Carbon Footprint in the Americas | more
    Saturday, March 19: The Miami Project to Present 2011 Brain Fair | more
    Monday, March 21: Legal Theory Workshop Speaker Series: Ethics for an Outsourced Government | more
    Monday, March 21: MIT Professor to Deliver Department of Mathematics 2011 McKnight-Zame Lecture | more
    Tuesday, March 22: Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds: Opioid War: From Industry to Clinical Practice | more
    Tuesday, March 22: International Graduate Law Programs Lecture Series: The Transnationalization of Repression in Latin America | more
    Tuesday, March 22: Medical Wellness Center to Host Reformer Pilates Open House | more
    Tuesday, March 22: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Cardiology Clinical Trials at the University of Miami | more
    Tuesday, March 22: Florida Biomedical Research Programs to Host Q&A at Miller School | more
    Tuesday through Thursday, March 22-24: Preventing Violence in the Workplace | more
    Wednesday, March 23: Meeting of the Friends of the Gifford Arboretum | more
    Wednesday, March 23: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: MicroRNAs in Nerve Regeneration | more
    Wednesday, March 23: Exhibit Your Research Facilities at the Shared Resources Fair | more
    Thursday, March 24: Miller Center Lecture: Israel’s Arab Citizens and Israel’s Security | more
    Thursday, March 24: Miami Consortium to Host Inaugural Lecture of Its Distinguished Speakers Series | more
    Thursday, March 24: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Beware of the Enemy Within: Perioperative Management of the Airway Invaded by Cancers | more
    Sunday, March 26: The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida Coral Gables Wine and Food Festival | more
    Thursday through Sunday, March 24-27: Lattman Lecture Film Series: The Human Resources Manager | more
    Monday, March 28: Miami Area Geriatric Education Center to Host Conference on the Secrets to Healthy Aging | more
    Thursday, March 31: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Energy, Water, Sustainability for a Smarter Planet | more
    Friday, April 1: Eighth Annual HIV Symposium: The Road to a Cure for HIV/AIDS | more
    Monday, April 18: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Hierarchical Thermal Transport in Nanoscale Semiconductors | more
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