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March 10, 2011 | Thursday 

Faculty Senate to Honor Three of UM’s Best
Three of the University of Miami’s top faculty members will be honored on Tuesday, March 29 at 5 p.m. in Storer Auditorium at the School of Business Administration, when the Faculty Senate hosts a combined ceremony for its top awards: the James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award, the Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award. | more

WVUM Wins Woodie Award
The University of Miami’s student-run radio station has won the 2011 mtvU College Radio Woodie award for best college radio station in the country. | more
President Shalala Named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame
On a day that celebrated the economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present, and future, University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala was named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame, joining ten other newly named members that include such figures as renowned nursing leader Loretta C. Ford and the late civil rights activist Coretta Scott King. | more

USpeak to Feature MFA Student Reading

First- and second-year graduate students of the University of Miami’s Creative Writing MFA Program will present some of their finest works during the next USpeak event on Friday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Oasis Deli in the Whitten University Center. | more

Wynwood Project Space to Present Development of Power vs. Untitled Creatures
The Department of Art and Art History will present a Master of Fine Arts exhibition by contemporary artist Brian Gefen opening Saturday, March 12. The exhibition, “Development of Power vs. Untitled Creatures,” is a progressive series of narrative artwork that grasps ideas from various 20th-century artists to create an endless graphic narrative. | more

  • Alvin Pilot Bruce Strickrott to Share Experiences of Diving in a Deep Sea Submersible | more
  • Sixth Collaborative Research Exchange Forum to Address Models of Human Disease | more
  • Party at the 2011 Corporate Run/Walk | more
  • Center for Latin American Studies Announces 2011 Graduate Student Field Research Grants | more
  • El Centro Conference: Eliminating Health Disparities by Addressing Sociocultural and Environmental Root Causes | more
  • Grammy Award-Winner Terence Blanchard Named Artistic Director of Mancini Institute | more
  • UM’s Anxiety Research and Treatment Clinic Offering Social Anxiety Group Therapy Program | more
  • The Falls and UM’s College of Arts and Sciences Invite Student Artists to Participate in Art by Nature | more
  • UM Women’s Commission 40th Annual Awards Breakfast | more
  • Transportation Alternative’s Paul Steely White to Visit UM as Part of Connecting Miami | more
  • Unmasking of Coral Gables Campus Phone Numbers Becomes Effective March 15 | more
  • Exhibit Your Research Facilities at the Shared Resources Fair | more
  • Take Part in the UM Faculty Survey; Survey Closes March 15 | more
  • Order Your Regalia for May Commencement Ceremonies; Deadline Is March 16 | more
  • Competency-Based Programs Overview Sessions | more
  • Cosford Cinema a Host Venue for 2011 Miami International Film Festival | more
    Colombia Connections
    University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala accepted the Colombian Congressional Medal of Honor on behalf of the institution during a March 1 ceremony at Constitution Hall in Bogotá. The ceremony was part of a recent three-day trip to Bogotá and Cartagena, Colombia, that was taken by a UM contingent of Shalala, top administrators, and scholars to help solidify existing partnerships with hospitals and teaching institutions in the South American country.
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    Marlins Mania
    Marlins mania hit the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus on Wednesday, the first day of ticket distribution for the Sixth Annual UM Family Night with the Marlins, which this year will take place on Saturday, April 23 at Sun Life Stadium. Employees lined up on the Foote University Green near the Richter Library, picking up their tickets for what will be the last Family Night at Sun Life Stadium. Next year the event will move to the Marlins’ new ballpark near downtown Miami. | more

    What to Do If You Dial 911 by Accident
    To err is human, even in a case of accidentally dialing 911. Unintentional 911 emergency calls that originate from the University of Miami’s Coral Gables, Miller School, and Rosenstiel School campuses are not unusual. A University of Miami Police lieutenant offers advice on what to do if you dial 911 by accident. | more

    • Learn about What’s New at Apple: iPad2 and More | more
    • Take Advantage of Free Computer Software Training in March | more

    Malcolm Grant, Reggie Johnson Earn All-ACC Recognition

    University of Miami junior guard Malcolm Grant has been named to the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Third Team, and sophomore center Reggie Johnson has earned honorable mention accolades following a vote of 75 members of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. | more
    Thursday, March 10: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Just Cut to the Chase? | more
    Thursday, March 10: Biostatistics Clinic: Statistics 101 | more
    Thursday, March 10: Well-Known Educator to Speak at UM on Diversity in Higher Education | more
    Thursday, March 10: Surgical Grand Rounds: Why Maintain Certification? A Tale of 2 Diseases | more
    Thursday, March 10: Department of Philosophy Lecture Series: Reciprocal Legitimation: Why States Need International Institutions | more
    Thursday, March 10: Spring Graduate Faculty Meeting | more
    Thursday, March 10: Pediatric Nephrology Seminar | more
    Thursday, March 10: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds | more
    Friday, March 11: Annual Miami Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition Opening Reception | more
    Friday, March 11: Geography Colloquium Series: Black Immigrants in Canada and the United States | more
    Friday, March 11: Friday Noon Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: HIV and Latinos Today | more
    Friday, March 11: Spring Into Art Annual Auction to Feature More than 50 Original Works | more
    Tuesday, March 15: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar: Nuclear Envelope, Nucleoskeleton, and Human Disease | more
    Tuesday, March 15: Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series | more
    Tuesday, March 15: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Interventional Rounds | more
    Tuesday, March 15: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: The HIV Neutralizing Antibody Problem: Insights from Mouse Models | more
    Wednesday, March 16: Schizophrenia Grand Rounds: Latest Developments in the Assessment of Functional Disability in Severe Mental Illness | more
    Wednesday and Saturday, March 16-19: Bachelor of General Studies to Host Two Information Sessions | more
    Thursday, March 17: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar Series: Tescalcin- and CSN-Mediated Pathway in Cell Differentiation | more
    Thursday, March 17: Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, March 17: Learn about Center on Aging Programs That Help Employees Who Are Caring for an Older Individual | more
    Thursday, March 17: Velos Patient Management Module | more
    Thursday, March 17: Sign Up for Course on ECR Effort Certification Reporting | more
    Tuesday, March 22: Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds: Opioid War: From Industry to Clinical Practice | more
    Monday, March 28: Miami Area Geriatric Education Center to Host Conference on the Secrets to Healthy Aging | more
    Thursday, March 31: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Energy, Water, Sustainability for a Smarter Planet | more
    Friday, April 1: Eighth Annual HIV Symposium: The Road to a Cure for HIV/AIDS | more
    Monday, April 18: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Hierarchical Thermal Transport in Nanoscale Semiconductors | more
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