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September 23, 2010 | Thursday
Senator Nelson helps secure $5.6 million for
The Miami Project
Individuals affected by paralysis due to traumatic injury could ultimately benefit from new government funding earmarked for the cutting-edge scientific work being done at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the Miller School of Medicine. On Monday, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson delivered the good news that a key Senate panel has approved $5.6 million for The Miami Project’s advanced research into spinal cord and traumatic brain injury. | more

National Geographic explorers to give public talk at UM this Saturday

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

Coral Gables Human Resources offices to relocate

During the week of September 27, the offices of Human Resources will relocate. Benefits Administration, Records, and Equality Administration will move to Gables One Tower, while the offices of Professional Development and Training, Recruitment, and the Temporary Pool will relocate to 1551 Brescia Avenue, Suite 140. | more
Art and Art History faculty display works at CAS Gallery

The paintings, photography, sculpture, and other artwork of faculty members from the Department of Art and Art History are now on display through Friday, October 29 at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery. | more
USpeak series kicks off second season with Jamaican writer and poet Geoffrey Philp

The University of Miami USpeak Open Verse and Performance Series kicks off its second season Friday, September 24 with Jamaican writer and poet Geoffrey Philp. | more
  • Celebration of Life for Professor Bruce J. Winick on Friday, September 24 | more
  • Save the date: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series gets under way October 11 | more
  • Give your health care career a shot in the arm with Healthcare Management Certificate | more
  • Miller School pediatric researchers publish study on heart disease in children | more
  • Coral Gables and Rosenstiel School faculty: Provost Research Award applications due October 8 | more
  • UM law professor Donald Jones to host Urban Scholars dinner | more
  • Train-the-Trainer certification program | more
  • Need part-time assistance? Consider hiring a student | more
  • The AACR Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Session | more
  • UM to offer free mood disorder screenings on October 7 | more
  • Barry Manilow’s Sunshine State Tour to make a stop at the BankUnited Center | more
  • Join The Launch Pad at Toppel for the 2010 Elevator Pitch Contest | more
  • Ticket distribution dates, locations announced for Dalai Lama’s UM visit | more

    New Well ’Canes kiosks help employees and students StayHealthy
    Purchased through the generosity of UM trustee and benefactor Marta Weeks, the University of Miami’s new Well ’Canes StayHealthy kiosks take blood pressure, body composition, weight, and vision readings, allowing employees and students to take control of their health and well-being.
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    Hurricanes face Pitt Panthers tonight at Heinz Field

    The University of Miami football team will face a familiar foe tonight when they take on the University of Pittsburgh in a critical road matchup at Heinz Field. The Hurricanes and the Panthers regularly faced each other when UM was a member of the Big East. | more

    Thursday, September 23: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder | more
    Thursday, September 23: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Management of the Aging Spine | more
    Thursday, September 23: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Update on Supraglottic Airways | more
    Thursday, September 23: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Impingement Revisited | more
    Thursday, September 23: Surgical Grand Rounds: Surgical Management of Odontogenic Infections | more
    Thursday, September 23: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Access of Electronic Health Information by Older Adults as a Means for Health Management | more
    Thursday, September 23: Dealing with Difficult People | more
    Thursday, September 23: Guardian of the Ribbon Pink Heals Tour coming to UM | more
    Thursday, September 23: IRB 101 Session | more
    Thursday, September 23: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: An Unusual Case of Anasarca | more
    Thursday, September 23: Performance Improvement Management series | more
    Thursday, September 23: Lowe Art Museum Lecture: Speaking Threads: The Symbolic Vocabulary of Fabric Processes in Ancient Nicoyan Visual Culture | more
    Friday, September 24: Center for Hemispheric Policy to host Brazil: Election Outlook | more
    Friday through Sunday, September 24-26: Cosford Screenings | Bomber | Cairo Time | Sex and the City 2 | Trash Humpers
    Saturday, September 25: UM to host prestigious National Geographic Young Explorers Workshop | more
    Sunday, September 26: Lowe Art Museum to present Salsa Cinderella by Grey Seal Puppets | more
    Monday, September 27: Networking meeting for clinical research professionals | more
    Monday, September 27: Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute research seminar: Vitamin D – Beyond the Bone | more
    Monday, September 27: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Montezuma’s Revenge and Delhi Belly: Bacterial Enterotoxins and Adherence Factors Collaborate through Regulatory Networks to Ruin Your Vacation | more
    Monday, September 27: Biology Departmental Seminar: Tropical Forests in a Changing World: Effects of Global Change on Rainforest Dynamics and Composition | more
    Tuesday, September 28: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Patient Selection and Use of Left Ventricular Assist Devices in Bridge to Transplantation, Bridge to Decision, and Destination Therapy | more
    Tuesday, September 28: The Forum on Armed Conflict and Humanitarian Crises: Iran | more
    Wednesday, September 29: Department of Computer Science Seminar: Interactive Volume Rendering for Scientific Visualization | more
    Wednesday, September 29: Alba Rosa Viëtor Concert Series: Volume of the Violin | more
    Wednesday, September 29: Friends of the Gifford Arboretum meeting and lecture | more
    Thursday, September 30: Frost School’s Trudy Kane to give faculty flute recital | more
    Thursday, September 30: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Cartilage Injuries in the Talus | more
    Thursday, September 30: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Recent Developments in the Monitoring of Oxygenation | more
    Thursday, September 30: Surgical Grand Rounds: Reconstruction of Wounds Following Trauma or Oncologic Resection with Varied Flaps | more
    Friday, October 1: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar: The Genetic Pharmacopoeia: Translational Applications of Gene Transfer Technologies | more

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