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September 13, 2010 | Monday
UM scientist co-authors national report on improving long-term climate forecasts
Ben Kirtman, a professor of meteorology and physical oceanography at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, has co-authored a National Academy of Sciences Report that examines improving long-term climate forecasts. | more
School of Law launches
Diversity Film Series
The University of Miami’s School of Law has launched a new Diversity Film Series that will run throughout September. The series, created by the school’s diversity coordinator in conjunction with the Hope Public Interest Resource Center and in partnership with the Miami Coalition for Christian and Jews, will address topics such as hate speech, discrimination, and human trafficking. | more

UM women’s basketball team announces 2010-11 schedule

The University of Miami women’s basketball team, which advanced to the championship game of the WNIT last season, faces a demanding 2010-11 schedule that includes 15 games against opponents that advanced to postseason play last year. | more

Award-winning Danish filmmaker visits, screens films at Cosford

The School of Communication will welcome Danish filmmaker Laurits Munch-Petersen, who will screen different combinations of his films this week followed by question-and-answer sessions. | more
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture

This seminar, offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program in partnership with the Division for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, provides participants with an overview of the many benefits of TCM and acupuncture. | more
  • Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) course to be offered | more
  • UM to hold Fulbright Program guidance session | more
  • Boren Scholarship Program guidance session to be held | more
  • Save the date: From Data Dumps to Clear Documents: Writing Effectively for Science and Engineering, November 13 | more
  • Recommend an outstanding member of the UM community for induction into Iron Arrow | more
  • Alpha Epsilon Lambda is currently accepting nominations | more
  • Open enrollment for UM’s Competency-Based Programs is now under way | more

    Empowering women
    U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer spoke last week on “Making the Most of the MDG Summit: Advancing Progress through Empowerment of Women and Girls” at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. The event is part of a series of dialogues on global issues made possible by the University of Miami School of Communication Knight Center for International Media.
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    Monday, September 13: Biology Departmental Seminar: Neurogenesis after CNS Injury | more
    Monday, September 13: Law and Policy Workshop: A Primer on Filibustering and Reforming the Senate | more
    Monday, September 13: Department of Philosophy Lecture Series: Corporate Speech and Corporate Persons | more
    Monday, September 13: American Ambassadors in Conference: U.S. Policy toward Cuba | more
    Monday, September 13: Playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith to speak at UM | more
    Tuesday, September 14: UM to hold Fulbright Program guidance session | more
    Tuesday, September 14: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Children and Disasters | more
    Tuesday, September 14: McKnight Research Seminar: Intellectual Property and Your Research: What You Need to Know | more
    Tuesday, September 14: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar Series: ORF Phage Display as a Versatile New Technology of Functional Proteomics | more
    Tuesday, September 14: International Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis 2007-2010 | more
    Tuesday, September 14: Boren Scholarship Program guidance session to be held | more
    Tuesday through Thursday, September 14-16: Resiliency Development through Change Adaptation | more
    Wednesday, September 15: Kinesiology and Sport Sciences Grand Rounds: Worth the Headache? Efficacy of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors at High Altitude | more
    Wednesday, September 15: InfoEd Proposal Development Hands-on Workshop for Beginners | more
    Wednesday, September 15: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: New Left Ventricular Assist Devices | more
    Wednesday, September 15: eCheck Online Training | more
    Wednesday, September 15: Save the date: ‘The Recession Is Wearing Me Out! Health-Related Quality of Life and Economic Downturns’ lecture | more
    Wednesday, September 15: Save the date: Gail F. Beach Memorial Visiting Lectureship Series: Developmental Perspective on Brain Cancer | more
    Wednesday, September 15: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Recent and Future Developments in the Treatment of Depression | more
    Wednesday, September 15: McKnight Research Seminar: ORF Phage Display Is A Versatile Technology For Basic And Clinical Research | more
    Wednesday, September 15: Islamic Architecture: A lecture by renowned architect Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil | more
    Thursday, September 16: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity Following Trauma and Osteomyelitis | more
    Thursday, September 16: Surgical Grand Rounds: Surgeons, Innovation and Industry – Balancing Competing Interests | more
    Thursday, September 16: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Brain Metastases | more
    Thursday, September 16: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, September 16: Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group to meet | more
    Thursday, September 16: School of Business Administration to host M.B.A. program information session | more
    Friday through Sunday, September 17-19: Cosford screenings: Human Centipede | Restrepo | Robin Hood
    Monday, September 20: Microbiology and Immunology seminar: Calcium- and Cell-Contact Regulated Secretion of Virulence Proteins by Yersinia pestis | more
    Monday, September 20: Recognizing Opportunities for a New Business | more

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