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December 16, 2010 | Thursday
Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa to serve as interim dean of business school

Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, a UM alumna who has led some of the top wealth management firms in the world, will serve as interim dean of the School of Business Administration starting on January 16, 2011. | more

Gloria Estefan to speak at today’s fall commencement ceremony

Multiple Grammy Award-winning performing artist Gloria Estefan, whose charitable and humanitarian efforts have aided victims of natural disasters and spinal cord injury, will give advice to graduates at the University of Miami’s fall 2010 commencement ceremony today, December 16 at 10 a.m. at BankUnited Center. | more

Spring lineup for the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Distinguished Visitors Series announced

Grammy Award-winning composer Libby Larsen headlines a stellar spring lineup of the Frost School of Music’s Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Distinguished Visitors Series. Also on tap: a performance by Frost School of Music students and faculty and a lecture by Daniel Levitin, neuroscientist and bestselling author of This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession and The World in Six Songs. | more

Team UM is in the homestretch of its United Way campaign, with a goal of raising $1.3 million by December 31 in sight. But a big push is still needed to send UM over the top. If you haven’t made your gift, please do so now. Visit the UM United Way website to learn how to make your contribution and get involved in upcoming events.

Miami Women’s Tennis releases 2011 schedule

Home matches against Florida State, Michigan, North Carolina, and Duke highlight the 2011 University of Miami women’s tennis schedule, as announced by head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews. The Hurricanes will open the spring season with a home mach against FAU on Friday, January 21, 2011. | more

• Offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson picks up two All-America honors | more

Lowe Art Museum to feature works of Cuban-born painter Rafael Soriano

The works of Cuban-born artist Rafael Soriano will be on view at the Lowe Art Museum from January 29 through March 27, 2011, as part of the exhibition Rafael Soriano: Other Worlds Within, a Sixty-Year Retrospective. | more

Tie in to UM tradition with the limited-edition alumni collection

Show your Hurricanes spirit and style by sporting the latest designs from the University of Miami limited-edition 100 percent silk tie and scarf collection. | more

Holiday schedule for
The last issue of e-Veritas for the 2010 calendar year will be on Monday, December 20, and the first issue in 2011 will publish on Thursday, January 6. Please take these dates into consideration when submitting items for possible inclusion.

  • UM Communité voicemail system being upgraded | more
  • Herbert Wellness Center event will celebrate 15th anniversary, recent expansion | more
  • Effort Certification Reporting class offered | more
  • Sponsored Programs Roundtable Series: Research Reporting System | more
  • Office of Research coordinating applications for NIH Instrumentation Grants | more
  • Art and Art History presents ‘The Symbolism of Women’ | more
  • Register for upcoming conference: ‘Fifty Years of the Special U.S.-Israel Relationship (1962-2012): Walt-Mearsheimer in Perspective’ | more
  • Hussman Institute accepting applications for Genetic Analysis of Complex Human Diseases course | more
  • Give the gift of music | more
  • Kronos upgrade to version 6.1 coming in January | more
  • Tickets for Barry Manilow concert at BankUnited Center start at $12.74 | more
  • A Golden moment
    With legendary former Hurricanes such as wide receiver Michael Irvin in attendance, as well as some of the current crop of UM football players, the Golden era officially began at the University of Miami on December 13, when newly hired head coach Al Golden was introduced to the UM community and members of the media during a press conference at the Newman Alumni Center. Golden, who resurrected an ailing Temple University football program, answered questions about everything from recruiting to the offensive and defensive schemes he will employ at UM.
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    A showcase for technology
    Miller School of Medicine Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt addressed a gathering at the 2010 UM Innovation Technology Showcase held December 9 and 10 at the Four Seasons Miami. The third annual event drew an audience from the research and investment communities and provided opportunities for UM physicians and scientists to present their latest research to potential investors from across the country. | more

    Thursday, December 16: Surgical Grand Rounds: The Management of High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients in 2010 | more
    Thursday, December 16: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Osteoporosis Fracture Risk Prediction using FRAX and Update on Therapeutic Interventions | more
    Thursday, December 16: Bascom Palmer Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, December 16: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Osteoporosis in the Nursing Home: Falls and Fracture Prevention | more
    Thursday, December 16: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar: Learning About Potassium Channels by Knocking Out Their Beta Subunits | more
    Thursday, December 16: Prevention of Medical Errors | more
    Thursday, December 16: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Special Seminar | more
    Thursday, December 16: Endocrinology Fellows Clinical Case Conference: Hypoglycemia: Is This Really an Insulinoma? | more
    Thursday, December 16: Endocrinology Grand Rounds: Diabetes: Optimizing Patient Adherence | more
    Thursday, December 16: Endocrinology Research Conference: Career Choices in Endocrinology | more
    Thursday, December 16: Reproductive Clinical Case Conference: Hypogonadism | more
    Friday, December 17: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series | more
    Friday, December 17: McKnight Research Seminar: Spectral Domain OCT Imaging of Age-Related Macular Degeneration | more
    Friday, December 17: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center seminar: The Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome: A Paradigm for Cancer Rehabilitation | more
    Friday, December 17: Sylvester Distinguished Lecture Series: Hedgehog Signaling in Cancer | more
    Friday and Saturday, December 17-18: Renowned physicist to speak at Nova Southeastern University | more
    Wednesday, December 22: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds: Decision Making in Cleft Care | more
    Thursday, December 23: Surgical Grand Rounds: Oncoplastic Breast Surgery | more
    Thursday, December 23: Otolaryngology Grand Rounds: Sinonasal Tumors | more
    Thursday, December 30: Surgical Grand Rounds: Targeting Notch, Wnt,and Hedgehog in Solid Tumors | more
    Wednesday, January 5: Gail F. Beach Memorial Visiting Lectureship Series: Adaptations in Electrical Properties of Motoneurons in Normal Motor Behavior, Spinal Cord Injury, and ALS | more
    Thursday, January 6: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: TEE for High-Risk Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Procedures: Concepts Revisited | more
    Thursday, January 6: Velos Patient Management module | more
    Tuesday, January 11: SPEAK test to be administered | more
    Wednesday, January 12: McKnight Research Seminar: Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival and Regeneration | more
    Thursday, January 13: Nobel laureate J. Michael Bishop to speak in Sylvester Distinguished Lecture Series | more
    Thursday, January 20: Sponsored Programs Roundtable Series: Research Reporting System | more
    Thursday, January 20: Effort Certification Reporting class offered | more

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