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May 19, 2014 | Monday 
Stuart A. Miller
Stuart A. Miller Takes Helm of Board of Trustees

Longtime University of Miami trustee Stuart A. Miller, who along with his family has had an indelible impact on the University, is the new chair of the institution’s Board of Trustees. Miller, the CEO of Lennar Corporation and the chair of the Momentum2 campaign at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, which is named for his father, was previously vice chair. | more
Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein
School of Law Alumna Makes Generous Gift to ‘Create Great Opportunities for Students’

UM alumna Laurie Silvers, a member of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and co-founder and president of Hollywood Media Corporation, and her husband, Mitchell Rubenstein, have made a generous gift to Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami, to establish two scholarships supporting students at the School of Law. | more
Ed Gillis
Dean Ed Gillis to Retire

Ed Gillis, the dean of enrollment management who brought stability to the University's admission process and attracted top-notch students from across the country, is retiring after more than two decades at the University—a period during which, as UM President Donna E. Shalala notes, his initiatives “played a major role in the University’s rise into the top tier of national research universities.” | more
Philip Profeta
New Chief Supply Chain Officer to Consolidate All Procurement Functions

The University is consolidating all purchasing and delivery functions under a single umbrella organization and has brought on board a seasoned expert to lead and manage the new system. Philip Profeta, whose experience spans more than three decades, is the University’s new associate vice president and chief supply chain officer. | more
thermoelectric properties
Research Provides New Insights on Metal that Could Boost Green Technologies

Physicist Joshua Cohn and his collaborators have found remarkable thermoelectric properties for the metal lithium purple-bronze that could impact the search for materials useful in power generation, refrigeration, or energy detection. | more
Soccer Robots
Robot Soccer Team Heads to World Championships

RoboCanes, the team of soccer-playing robots created by computer science students and faculty, finished second in the 2014 RoboCup U.S. Open, qualifying for this year's RoboCup World Championships in Brazil. | more 
Gregor Eberli
Professor Named Petroleum Geologists’ Distinguished Educator

Gregor Eberli, professor of marine geology and geophysics, is the recipient of the 2014 American Association of Petroleum Geologists Grover E. Murray Memorial Distinguished Educator Award “for being a superb teacher and mentor to young geoscientists and an educator to the industry and for his insightful and scholarly publications.” | more 
UHealthConnect team
UHealthConnect Wins Top Award for Patient Access Improvements

The UHealthConnect patient access center won the “Best Strategic Value to the Organization” Award in the Global Contact Center Awards program sponsored by the International Customer Management Institute, the largest professional organization for call centers. | more
Miami Baseball
Hurricanes Earn Top Seed at ACC Baseball Championship
Atlantic Coast Conference regular season champion Miami is the top seed for the 2014 ACC Baseball Championship, which gets underway Tuesday at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, N.C. Miami clinched the No. 1 overall seed Saturday with a 2-0 victory against North Carolina. | more
Miami Gets High Marks in Latest APR Report
It’s a point total you’ll never see on the scoreboard, but in terms of measuring success, it’s the most important. In the latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate report, all of the University of Miami’s athletic programs achieved a score of at least 960, with nine teams recording marks of 990 or better out of a possible 1,000 points. | more
Compliance Corner: Employing Student-Athletes
As summer sessions approach, many student-athletes will be seeking employment. While it is permissible to employ UM student-athletes, there are a few NCAA regulations that boosters, including faculty and staff, must abide by to protect the eligibility of student-athletes. | more
  • Three Hurricanes Selected in 2014 Draft; 13 Sign as Free Agents | more
  • Register Now for Katie Meier Basketball Camps | more
  • Darquea Named to All-ACC Golf Team | more
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UM Architects
UM Architects Plot New, Safer Population Center for Haiti
The Center for Urban and Community Design’s blueprint for turning the fertile, coastal area north of the earthquake-ravaged capital of Haiti into a new, less vulnerable population center began to take its final form at an in-house charrette held on campus last week. | more
Workforce Standards
Masters of Fine Arts
Candidates Exhibition
Lowe Art Museum Brings MFA Dreams to Life
Most artists will never get the opportunity to exhibit their work in a museum, but for 13 graduate students in the Department of Art and Art History, that lifelong ambition is already a reality. Their works are part of the Master of Fine Arts Candidates Exhibition 2014 on display at the Lowe Art Museum through June 1. | more
Hurricane Work Day
Hurricane Work Day
Daughters and Sons Enjoy a Real (Fun) Hurricane Work Day
From building geodesic domes out of marshmallows and raw spaghetti at the Life Science & Technology Park, to taking vital signs at the School of Nursing and Health Studies, to riding a boat into Bear Cut from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, more than 270 youngsters had loads of fun trading in their schoolbooks for a day of work at the University’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day last Thursday. View a photo gallery. | more
upgraded studios
The Outlook at UMTV: Bigger, Brighter and High Definition
Viewers will soon see things more clearly when they tune in to the School of Communication’s award-winning UMTV cable channel. With the addition of more than $1 million in new high-end cameras, equipment, and software to its studios, the station will soon broadcast in full 1080p high definition. | more
Save Time: Let Document Management Scan and Index Your Paper Records
The Enrollment Document Management Department on the Coral Gables campus can scan and index your records into an electronic format, making document sharing a breeze through online access. Contact EDMA to discuss your document needs and prices. | more
  • Well ’Canes Yoga Wednesdays at the Miller School | more
Gapingvoid Art

Toppel Career Center and Gapingvoid Showcase Art That Inspires
Faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to the Toppel Career Center from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, to meet and mingle with Gapingvoid artist Hugh MacLeod, who created the 80 pieces of thought-provoking art that adorn the center’s walls. The reception is free. Please RSVP to m.tomaino@miami.edu.

  • Study Finds Effective Approach for Delivering Stem Cells to Repair Stroke Damage | more
  • School Health Initiative Extends Reach with New Directions Grant | more
  • Students Bring Award-Winning Research to Roundtable | more
  • All Change Order Forms Become Paperless June 1 | more
  • Employee Discount Available for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Program | more
  • Hurricane Food Court Closed for the Summer; Alternatives Abound | more

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