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October 14, 2010 | Thursday

M.B.A. program ranked among nation’s best by the Princeton Review

The M.B.A. program at the University of Miami’s School of Business Administration is recognized among the nation’s best by the Princeton Review in the 2011 edition of its book, The Best 300 Business Schools. | more

Miller School’s new M.D./M.P.H. program awarded $2.2 million

The Miller School of Medicine has received a $2.2 million five-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to support innovative components of a newly created M.D./M.P.H. program that will respond directly to a severe shortage of physicians trained in public health and health care delivery. | more

Grant will help UM nursing school expedite training of family nurse practitioners

The University of Miami’s School of Nursing and Health Studies will receive more than $704,000 in grant funding to help increase the pool of primary care nurse practitioners in Miami-Dade County. | more
Open Enrollment information sessions and webcasts

Do you have questions about flexible spending accounts, the Health Reimbursement Account Plan, or the Aetna 2 deductible? Attend an information session or webcast to learn more about your 2011 benefits options and speak with a benefits representative. | more

United Way 1 percent donors can earn a chance to see the Miami Heat
All University of Miami employees who donate 1 percent of their salary to the United Way during UM’s annual fundraising drive by Monday, October 25 will be automatically entered in a drawing for four tickets to the Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings basketball game on February 22, 2011 at American Airlines Arena. | more

Purchasing Department’s vendor fair to benefit the United Way | more
Document Services and Solutions’ United Way drawing features travel prizes | more

Haith selected for NCAA Regional Advisory Committee

University of Miami men’s basketball head coach Frank Haith has been selected to serve on the NCAA Division I Regional Advisory Committee for the 2010-11 season. Haith will represent the Atlantic Coast Conference and will be one of 31 head coaches from around the nation serving on the committee, which will help determine the field of 68 teams that will play in the 2011 NCAA Tournament in March. | more
Meet-and-greet Chris Bosh in support of The Buoniconti Fund tonight

The Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh; Marc Buoniconti, president of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis; Nick Wooster, Men’s Fashion director; Neiman Marcus Coral Gables at Merrick Park; and GQ Magazine will host a meet-and-greet event at Neiman Marcus in the Village of Merrick Park, tonight, Thursday, October 14, at 7 p.m. The event benefits The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis. RSVP is required to attend. | more
  • Critically acclaimed Irish poet Paul Perry returns to UM as part of Goran Reading Series | more
  • Earthrace: The Pursuit of Marine Conservation | more
  • Marine Science Graduate Student Organization to host annual auction at Rosenstiel School | more
  • UM School of Law honors alum Marcia Cypen with CEPS Lawyers Leadership Award | more
  • Center for the Humanities announces Stanford Professor Chris Abani | more
  • UM-NSU CARD to host Autumn Moonlight fundraising event | more
  • Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2010: Destination Miami, November 4-6 | more
  • Bascom Palmer rated No. 1 in overall programs, patient care, and eduction by Ophthalmology Times| more
  • UM admission and financial aid information sessions for employees | more
  • Come out to Sun Life Stadium and cheer for the ’Canes at UM Employee Day on November 6 | more
  • UM encouraging faculty, staff, and students to help tackle cancer one mile at a time | more
  • UM to hold several events related to Dalai Lama visit | more
  • Faculty Senate accepting nominations for the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award | more

    A day of service
    More than 750 University of Miami students gave back to the local community on October 2, planting trees, removing graffiti, staging a carnival, and taking part in other volunteer efforts as part of National Gandhi Day of Service.
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    Fun-filled Festival Miami continues; employee discounts available

    Partake in all that Festival Miami has to offer, from world premieres and symphonic concerts to chamber music presentations and jazz performances through October 30. The 27th season of Festival Miami features 20 concerts over a four-week period. | more

    Thursday, October 14: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Update on Neuromuscular Blockade Monitoring and Reversal | more
    Thursday, October 14: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Doing Right and Avoiding Wrong in Orthopaedics Today | more
    Thursday, October 14: Surgical Grand Rounds: Preparing for a Terrorist Threat: Defining the Role of the Surgeon | more
    Thursday, October 14: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Seminar Series: Understanding the Molecular Basis of Angiogenesis for Therapy Design | more
    Thursday, October 14: School of Business Administration to host M.B.A. program information session | more
    Thursday, October 14: Train-the-Trainer certification program | more
    Thursday, October 14: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: Update in Obstructive Sleep Apnea | more
    Thursday, October 14: Everything You Need to Know about Credit Cards | more
    Thursday through Saturday, October 14-16: Masters in Repair of Structural Heart Disease (MIRS) 2010 | more
    Friday, October 15: Cosford midnight movie: Trail of the Screaming Forehead
    Friday, October 15: Friday Noon Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: First Fridays Talks on Autism | more
    Friday, October 15: Neuroscience Center Seminar Series: Out on a Limb: Roles for EphA4 and SMN | more
    Friday, October 15: Neurology CME Grand Rounds: Creativity and the Brain | more
    Friday, October 15: Improve your writing skills for the workplace | more
    Friday, October 15: ICCAS to present Cuban guitar concert | more
    Friday through Sunday, October 15-17: Cosford screening: Toy Story 3 | Heartbreaker | Mesrine: Public Enemy #1
    Monday, October 18: UM admission and financial aid information session for employees | more
    Monday, October 18: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: NF-kB Activation and Function: An Alternative View and New Insights into NF-kB Function in the Nervous System | more
    Monday, October 18: SEEDS lecture: The Architecture of Human Kin Detection: Altruism, Inbreeding, and Morality | more
    Monday, October 18: The Hispanic/Jewish Connection in the United States | more
    Monday, October 18: The Launch Pad weekly workshop: Social Media Strategy | more
    Monday, October 18: Department of Philosophy Lecture Series: Grounding: The Whole Nine | more
    Monday, October 18: Master of Arts in International Administration (MAIA) to host Q&A session | more
    Monday, October 18: UM to host election forum with former presidential advisors Mark Penn and Karen Hughes | more
    Monday, October 18: ICCAS to present a Conversation with the Secretary | more
    Tuesday, October 19: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Diagnosis and Therapy for Vulnerable Plaque | more
    Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, October 19, 21 and 22: Relaxation Training | more
    Tuesday, October 19: Miller Center lecture: Hillel: If Not Now, When? | more
    Tuesday, October 19: American History as Seen Through Currency | more
    Tuesday, October 19: DCFAR seminar: Mucosal Immune Responses in HIV Controllers: Location, Location, Location | more
    Tuesday, October 19: Emerging Therapeutic Approaches to Mitochondrial Diseases | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Epidemiology and Public Health Grand Rounds: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Structural Ecosystems Therapy (SET) for HIV+ Women in Drug Recovery and their Families | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: Management of HIV – Beyond HAART | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Developmental Factors Underlying the Risk to Develop Anxiety and Depression | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Former dean Jacqueline Dixon presents a leadership workshop for SEEDS | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Open enrollment for UM’s Competency-Based Programs is now under way | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Forty Years of Transplantation: Perspectives on the Past and Projections on the Future | more
    Wednesday, October 20: Singing, Religion, and the Quake in Haiti: From the Rubble to the Telethon | more
    Thursday, October 21: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: The Biomechanical Rationale for Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction in Essex-Lopresti Injuries | more
    Thursday, October 21: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: A Trip to Afghanistan | more
    Thursday, October 21: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Vitamin D: From Bones to Brain | more
    Thursday, October 21: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Special Seminar: Nutritional Modulation of Environmental Toxicity: Implications in Atherosclerosis | more
    Thursday, October 21: Hiring and Onboarding Talent | more
    Thursday, October 21: SEEDS to sponsor speaker and mentoring series | more
    Thursday, October 21: Lowe Art Museum to present Arnold Newman Lecture and Workshop in Photography | more
    Friday, October 22: Department of Philosophy Lecture Series: Analyticity and Knowledge by Virtue of Meaning in Bolzano | more
    Friday, October 22: Coaching for Performance | more

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