If you are having problems reading this, visit the online version here.

September 7, 2010 | Tuesday

Landmark study conducted at UM and other centers will help slow kidney disease
The Miller School of Medicine is one of 22 U.S. medical centers taking part in the National Institutes of Health’s African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension, a sweeping national study with “enormous” public health implications that has shown that controlling blood pressure more intensively can slow the debilitating progression of kidney disease in many African-American patients. | more

Complete the new race and ethnicity categories survey
The new race/ethnicity survey for the U.S. Department of Education is well under way. Under the department’s new guidelines, individuals can select more than one race/ethnicity category to describe their background. All UM faculty, staff, and students are being asked to update their race/ethnicity data in myUM. | more

Home games versus Duke, North Carolina highlight men’s basketball schedule

The University of Miami men’s basketball squad’s 2010-2011 schedule includes 16 games against teams that played in postseason tournaments last year. Eighteen of those will be televised, with at least nine of those games broadcast nationally. | more

Goran Reading Series to celebrate 50-year teaching legacy at UM

The 2010-2011 Goran Reading Series provides an opportunity for members of both the UM and Greater Miami communities to celebrate English Professor Lester Goran’s 50-year teaching legacy through readings, master classes, and workshops with some of his most accomplished students. | more

  • UM Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic expands services | more
  • UM’s Koubek Center serves as temporary home for new International Studies Preparatory Academy | more
  • Register early for Intensive Geriatric Training conference | more
  • Fall graduate faculty meeting scheduled for September 28 | more
  • Join Dean Goldschmidt and Ralph Sacco at Start! Heart Walk Pre-Event | more
  • Velos Patient Management classes offered this fall | more
  • UM to host prestigious National Geographic Young Explorers Workshop | more

    Answering the call to serve
    More than 250 University of Miami students traveled to different sites around Miami-Dade County recently to participate in Orientation Outreach, a daylong event in which they did everything from cleanups and beautification projects to mentoring young children.
    | more

    Resiliency Development through Change Adaptation
    This seminar, offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, provides participants with an understanding of ways to develop emotional fortitude and resilience. Discover ways to develop resilience to successfully weather life’s rapid changes and thrive in a challenging world. | more

    Tuesday, September 7: Epidemiology and Public Health Seminar: Epidemiology of Mental Health Disorders: From Size and Burden to Casual Pathways of Evolution | more
    Tuesday, September 7: CCS lecture: Investigating the Role of MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer Exhibiting Hyperactive MAPK Signaling | more
    Tuesday, September 7: Dinner to benefit flood victims in Pakistan | more
    Tuesday, September 7: Hot Topics in Conflict of Interest seminars | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Developmental Center for AIDS Research: Citizens Board Internship Presentations | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: Diabetic Nephropathy: Looking Beyond Glycemic Control and RAS Blockade | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Organizational Skills | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: Identification of Novel Transcription Factors Controlling Neuronal Differentiation in Vertebrates | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Live burn demonstration kicks off September as Fire Safety Month | more
    Wednesday, September 8: School of Law’s Faculty Lecture Series to feature visiting professor Nicolò Trocker | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation Community and Educational Well-Being Research Center Lecture: Tod Sloan | more
    Wednesday and Thursday, September 8-9: Deter, Detect, and Defend Against Identity Theft | more
    Thursday, September 9: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation and Recurrence of Disease Following Kidney or Pancreas Transplantation | more
    Thursday, September 9: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Access to Care for Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears | more
    Thursday, September 9: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Neuropathology | more
    Thursday, September 9: Hiring and Onboarding Talent | more
    Thursday, September 9: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology seminar series: Cardioprotective Effects of Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Agonist Following Myocardial Infarction | more
    Friday, September 10: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar series: High Content Analysis, Chemical Genomics, and Functional Genomics in Neurons: Time to Buy Some More Mass Storage | more
    Friday through Saturday, September 10-12: Cosford screenings: Human Centipede, Iron Man 2, Life During Wartime, Winnebago Man
    Monday, September 13: Law and Policy Workshop: A Primer on Filibustering and Reforming the Senate | more
    Monday, September 13: American Ambassadors in Conference: U.S. Policy toward Cuba | more
    Monday, September 13: Playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith to speak at UM | more

    Visit the e-Veritas Web Site | About e-Veritas | Contact us/Submit an item for consideration

    e-Veritas is an electronic newsletter that provides a brief roundup of campus information, news announcements, and events targeted to UM faculty and staff. e-Veritas is distributed by University Communications to all University employees every Monday and Thursday mornings (except for holidays) during the fall and spring semesters, and once a week during the summer semesters. | more

    Editor, e-Veritas
    Robert Jones

    Director of Online Communications
    Robert Yunk

    Assistant Vice President for Communications and Marketing
    Todd Ellenberg

    Vice President for University Communications
    Jacqueline R. Menendez

    Published by University Communications, Copyright © 2010 University of Miami

    Green U