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September 20, 2010 | Monday
UM launches its 2010 United Way campaign
Coming off a record-breaking year in which it raised more money for the United Way of Miami-Dade than ever before, the University of Miami has launched its 2010 fundraising campaign for the charitable organization whose far-reaching mission ranges from helping children and youth achieve their potential to improving people’s health. | more

President Shalala receives Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights

University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala has been awarded the 2010 Nelson Mandela Award for Health and Human Rights. The award recognizes Shalala for her dedication to advancing access to health care in the United States and for helping disadvantaged people around the world, as well as for her special commitment to ending apartheid and developing democracy in South Africa. | more

Haiti prime minister thanks UM/Jackson for earthquake aid

On a visit to Miami eight months after a catastrophic earthquake devastated his country, Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive toured Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, walking through the trauma bay where many critically injured survivors were taken and meeting some of the doctors and nurses who cared for patients here or in Haiti. | more
USpeak series kicks off second season with Jamaican writer and poet Geoffrey Philp

The University of Miami USpeak Open Verse and Performance Series kicks off its second season Friday, September 24 with Jamaican writer and poet Geoffrey Philp. | more
  • Give your health care career a shot in the arm with Healthcare Management Certificate | more
  • Visit the new study abroad website, attend UM Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday | more
  • Celebration of Life for Professor Bruce J. Winick on Friday | more
  • UM employees get 15 percent discount on Cirque de Soleil tickets | more
  • Information session for Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Program | more
  • Save the date: From Data Dumps to Clear Documents: Writing Effectively for Science and Engineering, November 13 | more
  • Ticket distribution dates, locations announced for Dalai Lama’s UM visit | more
  • Miller School study bears hope for young cancer survivors | more
  • School of Communication and Cosford Cinema to screen New French Extreme films | more
  • New School of Business Administration Application for iPad and iPhone devices | more
  • Microsoft Visual Studio.NET course | more

    Architectural Dream Team
    Two student design teams from the University of Miami’s School of Architecture are the third- and fourth-place winners of the inaugural “Dream Dallas Home Design Competition,” which offered an opportunity to create a new design for a single-family Habitat for Humanity home for low-income homeowners.
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    Building Change-Ready Teams
    Having an understanding of the way change affects an organization and recognizing the impact on the individuals within a team is vital. This course will provide managers with tips on overcoming resistance and building their team’s ability to be resilient to change.
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    Monday, September 20: Microbiology and Immunology seminar: Calcium- and Cell-Contact Regulated Secretion of Virulence Proteins by Yersinia pestis| more
    Monday and Wednesday, September 20 and 22: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture | more
    Monday, September 20: Biology Departmental Seminar: Bugs and Drugs: Manipulations of Drosophila Lifespan | more
    Monday, September 20: Recognizing Opportunities for a New Business | more
    Tuesday, September 21: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Facial Dermatoses in Childhood | more
    Tuesday, September 21: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar Series: Pancreatic Development: A Framework for Cell-Based Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes | more
    Wednesday, September 22: How do students learn? Learning Emporium: Tools and Rules for Teaching | more
    Wednesday, September 22: Miami Project Wednesday Morning seminar series: Regulation of Neurogenesis Following Traumatic Brain Injury | more
    Wednesday, September 22: Office of Research Education and Training to host Sponsored Programs quarterly meeting | more
    Wednesday, September 22: McKnight Research Seminar: Detecting MicroRNA’s: Quantifying an Emerging Biomarker Using Luminescence Technology | more
    Wednesday, September 22: School of Law’s Visiting Faculty Lecture Series to feature Miriam Bitton | more
    Wednesday, September 22: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: Natural Immunity to HIV: Is There Hope for a Cure? | more
    Thursday, September 23: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Update on Supraglottic Airways | more
    Thursday, September 23: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Impingement Revisited | more
    Thursday, September 23: Surgical Grand Rounds: Surgical Management of Odontogenic Infections | more
    Thursday, September 23: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Access of Electronic Health Information by Older Adults as a Means for Health Management | more
    Thursday, September 23: Dealing with Difficult People | more
    Thursday, September 23: Guardian of the Ribbon Pink Heals Tour coming to UM | more
    Thursday, September 23: IRB 101 Session | more
    Thursday, September 23: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: An Unusual Case of Anasarca | more
    Thursday, September 23: Performance Improvement Management series | more
    Thursday, September 23: Lowe Art Museum Lecture: Speaking Threads: The Symbolic Vocabulary of Fabric Processes in Ancient Nicoyan Visual Culture | more
    Friday, September 24: Center for Hemispheric Policy to host Brazil: Election Outlook | more
    Friday through Sunday, September 24-26: Cosford Screenings | Bomber | Cairo Time | Sex and the City 2 | Trash Humpers
    Saturday, September 25: UM to host prestigious National Geographic Young Explorers Workshop | more
    Sunday, September 26: Lowe Art Museum to present Salsa Cinderella by Grey Seal Puppets | more
    Monday, September 27: Networking meeting for clinical research professionals | more
    Monday, September 27: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Montezuma’s Revenge and Delhi Belly: Bacterial Enterotoxins and Adherence Factors Collaborate through Regulatory Networks to Ruin Your Vacation | more

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