January 13, 2011 | Thursday 
LawWithoutWalls bridges law schools to find solutions to legal problems
The University of Miami’s School of Law is part of a new global initiative, LawWithoutWalls, that will tackle the problems facing legal education and practice by bridging law schools, students, legal and business professionals, and entrepreneurs in the United States, England, and China. | more
Conference on rebuilding quake-ravaged Haiti to be held at UM
The School of Communication and Voice of America will host Haiti: One Year Later, a conference featuring panel discussions with UM professors and Haitian community leaders that will address topics such as reconstruction, politics, and the media. | more

Longest-running electronic music festival in the U.S. coming to UM
The Frost School of Music has been selected to host the 26th Annual Festival and Conference of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, an event that will feature some 14 concerts, sound installations, papers, and two special multimedia listening rooms from January 20-22, with performances taking place at the Gusman Concert Hall and Clarke Recital Hall. | more

New year, new you: Join Weight Watchers at Work in 2011

New Weight Watchers at Work sessions begin in January on the Coral Gables, Miller School of Medicine, and Rosenstiel School campuses. The new Points Plus Program still counts points, but all fruits and most vegetables are zero points. Attend a session and find out what it’s all about. | more

• Voicemail upgrade complete; sign up for how-to webinar being held tomorrow | more

Shenise Johnson named to Wooden Midseason List
University of Miami junior guard Shenise Johnson, who has helped lead the women’s basketball team to a top-25 national ranking, has been named to the John R. Wooden Award 2010-11 Midseason Top 20 List, as announced by the Los Angeles Tipoff Club. | more

• Cheer on the women’s basketball team at the next Employee Day Game | more

Lowe Art Museum to host curator lecture for African art exhibition
The Lowe Art Museum will host a curator lecture for its Useable Art: African Aesthetics in Daily Life exhibition on Sunday, January 16 at 2 p.m. at the Lowe. The lecture by Marcilene Keeling Wittmer, emeritus professor of art history at the University of Miami, will review the Lowe’s extensive holdings of African art, which include not only ceremonial masks and ritual figures but also many objects made for use in daily life. | more

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  • Donate an instrument and save $20 off select Barry Manilow tickets | more
  • UM men's lacrosse club begins season February 5 | more
  • Conflict of interest seminars and training available | more
  • UM Infertility Center to offer free consultations for couples | more
  • Basic Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course to be offered | more
  • Register for the Medical Issues and the Growing Child Conference, January 21 | more
    For the love of art
    Visitors explore artwork at the Beaux Arts Festival of Art, held January 8-9 on the grounds of the Lowe Art Museum on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus. The 60th annual festival, recognized as one of the top outdoor exhibits of museum-quality fine art in the nation, featured works in ten mediums. Thousands of people attended the two-day event, meeting exhibiting artists, sampling cuisine, and enjoying live entertainment.
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    Thursday through Monday, January 13-17: Student works to be displayed at Miami International Art Fair | more
    Thursday, January 13: Bascom Palmer Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, January 13: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: How to Learn Well | more
    Thursday, January 13: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar Series: Hedgehog Signaling in Development and Cancer | more
    Thursday, January 13: Nobel laureate J. Michael Bishop to speak in Sylvester Distinguished Lecture Series | more
    Thursday, January 13: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar: mTOR Inhibition and Beyond in AML: Real-Time Pharmacodynamic Monitoring in Tumor Cells Using Single Cell Techniques | more
    Thursday, January 13: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Reactive Oxygen Species and Pulmonary Fibrosis | more
    Thursday, January 13: Surgical Grand Rounds: Liver Transplantation: Challenges and Rewards | more
    Thursday, January 13: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar | more
    Thursday, January 13: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: The Other Side of Back Pain | more
    Thursday, January 13: Endocrinology Grand Rounds: Control of Immune Tolerance by Aire | more
    Thursday, January 13: Endocrinology Fellows Clinical Case Conference: Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome | more
    Thursday, January 13: Basic science chairs launch Discovery Science Grand Rounds | more
    Friday, January 14: Neurology Grand Rounds: Essential Tremor Update | more
    Friday through Sunday, January 14-16: Cosford screening: Come Undone | more
    Friday through Monday, January 14-17: Cosford screenings: Vision | Love's Labour's Lost
    Tuesday and Wednesday, January 18-19: Diabetes Self-Management: Taking a Modern Approach | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Bone Clinical Case Conference: Hypophosphatemia in a Young Woman from Cuba | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar: Nox Enzymes from Fly to Flu: New Roles of Reactive Oxygen in Biology and Disease | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Sponsored Programs Quarterly Meeting | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Introduction to Fetal Echocardiography | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease: Preclinical and Clinical Results | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Noted engineer and member of Institute of Medicine to hold roundtable discussions at Miller School campus | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Sign up for research compliance course: Preparation for an FDA Audit | more
    Tuesday, January 18: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Brain Chemistry, Heart Physiology, and Cancer Revealed by Advances in Human Imaging Technologies | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series | more
    Tuesday, January 18: Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies hosts lecture by bestselling author Edwin Black | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Purchasing, Disbursements, and PCard office to host joint training session on policies and procedures | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Beginners InfoEd Proposal Development Hands-On Workshop | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Dermatology Grand Rounds: Avoiding Burnout Through a Service-Oriented Practice | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Schizophrenia Grand Rounds: Allelic Variations and Splice Variants in Human Brain Development and Schizophrenia | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Grand Rounds: Methodological Challenges for Comparative Effectiveness Research | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Performance Improvement Management | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Sea Secrets Lecture: The Extraordinary and Embattled Sperm Whale | more
    Wednesday, January 19: Miami Law lecture: In Search of Copyright’s Lost Ark | more
    Thursday, January 20: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Blood Transfusion Rates in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patients Receiving Dalteparin (Fragmin) versus Enoxaparin (Lovenox) | more
    Thursday, January 20: Bascom Palmer Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, January 20: Otolaryngology Grand Rounds: Cleft Palate | more
    Thursday, January 20: Effort Certification Reporting class offered | more
    Thursday, January 20: Sponsored Programs Roundtable Series: Research Reporting System | more
    Thursday, January 20: Velos Patient Management module | more
    Thursday, January 20: Good Clinical Practices course offered | more
    Thursday, January 20: Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute Quarterly ISCI Seminar Series: Cell Transplantation and Cardiac Recovery: Is Endogenous Cardiac Progenitor Cells Contributory? | more
    Friday, January 28: Lowe Art Museum to feature works of Cuban-born painter Rafael Soriano | more
    Saturday, January 29: Join Team ’Canes 4 Autism at the inaugural WalkAbout Autism fundraiser | more

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