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September 2, 2010 | Thursday

Barbara Kahn to step down as dean of UM’s School of Business Administration
Barbara E. Kahn, who launched new global initiatives and academic programs during her tenure as dean of the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration, will step down from that role on January 15, 2011, UM has announced. | more

The Children’s Movement of Florida and UM to host gubernatorial debate on children’s issues
The Children’s Movement of Florida, in association with the University of Miami, will host the first-ever gubernatorial debate devoted exclusively to the needs of Florida’s children. The historic October 16 debate between major candidates vying to become Florida’s next governor will be held on UM’s Coral Gables campus and broadcast statewide by television stations and via the Internet. | more

National Geographic explorers to give public talk at UM

Some of the world’s top scientists will discuss their work during a free public forum on the University of Miami campus on Saturday, September 25, when National Geographic hosts an evening discussion on field research and exploration. | more

Help Sebastian win the 2010 Capital One Mascot Challenge

Sebastian the Ibis, the University of Miami’s lovable mascot, needs your help to win one of the fiercest competitions of the college football season: the 2010 Capital One Mascot Challenge. Sebastian is one of 16 mascots competing in the challenge, which will pit different mascots against each other for the next 12 weeks. | more

No. 13 Miami opens its 2010 season tonight against Florida A&M

The University of Miami football team opens its 2010 season tonight against in-state foe Florida A&M at Sun Life Stadium. The Hurricanes enter the season ranked No. 13 in both the Associated Press and the USA Today Coaches polls. | more

  • UM’s Koubek Center serves as temporary home for new International Studies Preparatory Academy | more
  • UM health care students to learn visual thinking strategies at the Lowe | more
  • Register early for Intensive Geriatric Training conference | more
  • Fall graduate faculty meeting scheduled for September 28 | more
  • School of Law’s Faculty Lecture Series to feature visiting professor Nicolò Trocker | more

    President Shalala talks health care reform
    University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala, who served as secretary of health and human services in the Clinton administration, addressed an audience of faculty, staff, and students Wednesday on how health care reform will change the landscape of public health nationally and closer to home at UM.
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    Organizational Skills
    The way you organize your workspace and time plays a critical part in your personal and career development. This course provides you with the opportunity to learn important skills needed to get organized, stay organized, and manage your time effectively and efficiently. | more

    LoweDown Happy Hour: Celebration of Asian Art

    At the first LoweDown Happy Hour of the new academic year, scheduled for Thursday, September 2 from 7 to 9 p.m., guests can enjoy a tour of the Asian Gallery by Lowe Art Museum director Brian Dursum, register for a raffle of the new catalog Aspects of Asian Art, and munch on Chinese food, with cocktails by Bacardi. | more

    Thursday, September 2: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Translation in Spinal Cord Injury: Perspectives and Priorities | more
    Thursday, September 2: Surgical Grand Rounds: The Robert Zeppa Memorial Lecture: Penetrating Trauma Management-2010: What is Evidence-Based Practice? | more
    Thursday, September 2: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Solving the Dislocation Problem in Total Hip Replacement Surgery | more
    Friday, September 3: Midnight movie at the Cosford: Roadhouse
    Friday, September 3: Dialogues in Research Ethics: Police Powers and Epidemics: HIV as a Case Study | more
    Friday, September 3: Human-Environment Interactions Research Under Conditions of Climate Change | more
    Friday through Sunday, September 3-5: Cosford screening: Alice in Wonderland
    Friday through Monday, September 3-6: Cosford screening: I Am Love | The Extra Man
    Sunday, September 5: The Great Grove Bed Race | more
    Monday, September 6: UM’s CAS Gallery co-presents PrintZero Studios exhibition in Wynwood | more
    Tuesday, September 7: Epidemiology and Public Health Seminar: Epidemiology of Mental Health Disorders: From Size and Burden to Casual Pathways of Evolution | more
    Tuesday, September 7: CCS lecture: Investigating the Role of MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer Exhibiting Hyperactive MAPK Signaling | more
    Tuesday, September 7: Hot Topics in Conflict of Interest seminars | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: Identification of Novel Transcription Factors Controlling Neuronal Differentiation in Vertebrates | more
    Wednesday, September 8: Deter, Detect, and Defend Against Identity Theft | more
    Thursday, September 9: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation and Recurrence of Disease Following Kidney or Pancreas Transplantation | more
    Thursday, September 9: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Access to Care for Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears | more
    Thursday, September 9: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Neuropathology | more
    Thursday, September 9: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Access to Care for Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears | more
    Thursday, September 9: Hiring and Onboarding Talent | more
    Thursday, September 9: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology seminar series: Cardioprotective Effects of Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Agonist Following Myocardial Infarction | more
    Thursday, September 9: Deter, Detect, and Defend Against Identity Theft | more

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