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May 23, 2011 | Monday 
Holtz Children’s Hospital Ranks among Nation’s Best
Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, which recognize the top 50 children’s hospitals in ten specialties. | more

UM Names Eugene W. Anderson Dean of Its Business School
A marketing specialist with more than 20 years of academic and administrative experience will lead the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration. Eugene “Gene” W. Anderson, senior associate dean for academic affairs and professor of marketing at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, takes over on August 1. | more

Theresa L. Ashman Named Associate Vice President and Controller
Theresa L. Ashman, a certified public accountant whose 18 years of experience in higher education include implementing several initiatives to improve the financial operations of two of the nation’s best-known institutions, has been named associate vice president and controller at the University of Miami. | more

Validating Preschool Programs for Children with Autism
Researchers from the Department of Psychology participated in a multi-site study to examine different teaching models for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The findings are published online in the current issue of the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, concluding the first phase of a four-year project that is one of the first to explore the fidelity of treatment models for preschoolers with autism. | more

Motion Picture Students to Showcase Their Films at L.A. Showcase

Young filmmakers from the Magic City will take on Tinsel Town at the ’Canes Film Festival Showcase in Los Angeles on May 26, when University of Miami Motion Picture Program students debut their films to Hollywood executives and top industry insiders at Paramount Studios. | more

Four Miami Teams Earn NCAA Recognition for Outstanding Academic Progress

For the third time in the last six years, four teams from the University of Miami Athletics Department have earned Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA for their outstanding Academic Progress Rates. The Hurricanes baseball, football, men’s tennis, and women’s golf teams all posted multi-year APR scores in the top 10 percent for their respective sports. | more

  • Construction Begins on UM’s New State-of-the-Art Student Center Complex | more
  • UHealth Chief Medical Officer William O’Neill to Present Collegetown Lecture on ‘Innovations in Cardiology’ | more
  • Brown-Bag Lunch-and-Learns Explore Living Well with Hearing Loss | more
  • Herbert Wellness Center to Serve as Polling Precinct for Tuesday’s Miami-Dade Mayoral Election | more
  • Hecht-Stanford Dining Hall to Close May 16-August 1 | more
  • Center on Aging Conducting Research Study on Working Caregivers | more
  • Debbie School to Introduce Creative Arts Camps This Summer | more
  • Lowe Art Museum Participating in Miami Museum Month | more
  • UM Employees Save $3 on ‘Sesame Street Live’ | more
    Experts Gather for Sixth Latin America Conference
    The Center for Hemispheric Policy hosted its sixth annual Latin America Conference on May 6 at the JW Marriott Hotel Miami, with various experts discussing issues and topics that ranged from “The Economic and Political Outlook for the Region” to “The Evolving U.S.-Latin America Relationship.”
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    Luncheon Honors Walkers and ‘Losers’
    Walking a few extra miles and shedding unwanted pounds resulted in huge benefits for a group of University of Miami employees, who not only improved their health and fitness levels but also got the chance to have lunch with UM President Donna E. Shalala. The former secretary of health and human services hosted a special luncheon on May 17 for the winners of the Department of Wellness and Recreation’s Walking ’Canes and ’Canes Biggest Loser programs. | more

    Take Advantage of Free Computer Software Training in June and July
    The User Support Services group offers free software training to University of Miami employees. Courses include Microsoft’s Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. Training is also offered for Adobe’s popular Photoshop and InDesign applications. | more

    Becoming a Homeowner on Any Income | more
    Building Change-Ready Teams | more
    Setting Personal Goals | more

    Monday, May 23: Torretta Foundation Golf Tournament to Benefit ALS Research in Department of Neurology | more
    Monday and Tuesday, May 23-24: Equality Administration to Host Sexual Harassment Seminars | more
    Tuesday, May 24: Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds: Considerations in Burns | more
    Wednesday, May 25: ICCAS to Present ‘Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!’ | more
    Wednesday, May 25: Healthy Steps Parent Group Seminar: Positive Attention = Positive Behavior | more
    Wednesday, May 25: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: Gout and Osteoarthritis: Something Old, Something New | more
    Wednesday, May 25: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: Oligogenesis in the Injured Spinal Cord | more
    Thursday, May 26: Ophthalmology Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, May 26: Endocrinology Fellows Clinical Case Conference: Graves Ophthalmopathy Post-Ablative Therapy | more
    Thursday, May 26: Endocrinology Grand Rounds: Graves Ophthalmopathy | more
    Thursday, May 26: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Spinal Disorders Encountered with Rheumatoid Arthritis | more
    Thursday, May 26: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Update on Atrial Fibrillation, Novel Antithrombotics and the Risk of Intracerebral Hemorrhage | more
    Thursday, May 26: Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Seminar: Estimation and Variable Selection for Partially Linear Additive Models | more
    Thursday, May 26: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: How Does Chemotherapy Enhance Adoptive Anti-Tumor T Cell Therapy? | more
    Thursday, May 26: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: An Innovative Anatomic Technique for Lateral Ligament Ankle Instability | more
    Tuesday,May 31: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Pediatric Heart Failure: Mechanism, Management, and Role of Biomarkers | more
    Wednesday, June 1: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: Health Disparities | more
    November 4-6: Save the Date: Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2011 | more
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