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October 21, 2010 | Thursday

Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Grants awarded

The University of Miami Ethics Programs have awarded eight grants for the 2010-11 Arsht Research on Ethics and Community Program, with awards going to teams of UM faculty and student collaborators to conduct research projects that address contemporary moral issues with implications for public policy, professional practice, or human rights. | more

Miller School sweeps the 2010 Excellence in Health Care Awards

Staff and faculty at the Miller School of Medicine received three of the South Florida Business Journal’s 2010 Excellence in Health Care Awards, earning the top honor in every category for which they were finalists. | more

Walk or take shuttle to Dalai Lama event on October 26; heavy traffic expected in vicinity of BUC

Faculty, staff, and students who have tickets and are attending the Dalai Lama event on Tuesday, October 26 are urged to walk or ride campus shuttle buses to get to the BankUnited Center. Also, motorists are advised to avoid the area of the BUC due to heavy traffic related to the event. | more

Catch a live webcast of the Dalai Lama’s speech | more

UM to host Out of the Darkness walk against suicide

The Miller School of Medicine, in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will host the 2010 Miami-Dade County “Out of the Darkness” 5K walk on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus on Sunday, October 24, starting at 10 a.m. | more
Irish poet Paul Perry returns to UM as part of Goran Reading Series

Irish poet Paul Perry, M.F.A. ’97, returns to the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus October 22-23 as part of the Goran Reading Series honoring professor Lester Goran’s 50-year teaching legacy. | more
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
Telemaque, Washington earn ACC weekly honors

University of Miami sophomores Vaughn Telemaque and Brandon Washington have earned Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week honors. Washington earned offensive lineman honors while Telemaque garnered defensive back honors after their performances in Miami’s 28-13 win at Duke on Saturday. | more

Office of Finance and Treasury launches United Way Silent Auction
The Office of Finance and Treasury has officially launched its 2010 United Way Silent Auction, which runs until 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 18. Airline tickets, electronics, hotel stays, restaurant vouchers, and much more are all up for auction. | more

United Way 1 percent donors can earn a chance to see the Miami Heat in action | more
Purchasing Department’s vendor fair to benefit the United Way | more

Flautist Nestor Torres, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon to perform in Week Four of Festival Miami

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. Week four of the festival will include performances by jazz trombone artist Wycliffe Gordon with the Frost Concert Jazz Band and flute musician Nestor Torres with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. | more
  • The Launch Pad to present Elevator Pitch Contest | more
  • University of Miami Hillel Presents Third Annual Shabbat Shalala | more
  • College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series | more
  • Deadline for 2011 Faculty Learning Community applications is quickly approaching | more
  • Miller Center to host lectures in November | more
  • Cosford screenings | more
  • Wynwood Project Space presents Ricardo Estanislao Zulueta | more
  • DOCS Little Haiti Health Fair | more
  • Lifelong learning opportunity offered through Audrey R. Finkelstein UM Experience | more
  • UM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute announces fall class schedule | more
  • Registration now open for instructional classes at the Herbert Wellness Center | more
  • College of Engineering and SEEDS to host workshop on writing effectively for science and engineering | more
  • MAIA program now accepting applications for summer 2011 UGLOBE Study Abroad Programs | more
  • School of Law to host immigration law symposium and training | more
  • Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2010: Destination Miami, November 4-6 | more
  • Come out to Sun Life Stadium and cheer for the ’Canes at UM Employee Day on November 6 | more
  • A discussion beyond the ballot
    On the same day that thousands of people across Miami-Dade and Broward counties cast votes to start the early voting period, two of the nation’s prominent political strategists—Mark Penn and Karen Hughes—discussed the implications of the upcoming midterm elections at a forum held Monday at the University of Miami’s Storer Auditorium.
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    Charity event on campus makes the cut
    Dozens of University of Miami faculty, staff, and students gladly parted with several inches of their hair for a worthy cause, when the student organization LINK recently hosted its semiannual Locks of Love event at the Whitten University Center. | more

    Thursday, October 21: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Surgical Management of Spine Tumors | more
    Thursday, October 21: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: The Biomechanical Rationale for Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction in Essex-Lopresti Injuries | more
    Thursday, October 21: Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: Vitamin D: From Bones to Brain | more
    Thursday, October 21: Endocrinology Fellows Clinical Case Conference: The Diagnostic Challenges of Growth Hormone Deficiency | more
    Thursday, October 21: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Special Seminar: Nutritional Modulation of Environmental Toxicity: Implications in Atherosclerosis | more
    Thursday, October 21: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Neuropathology | more
    Thursday, October 21: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: A Man with Abdominal Pain and Jaundice | 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
    Thursday, October 21: Perspectives on Islamic Environmentalism | more
    Thursday, October 21: Endocrinology Grand Rounds: Growth Hormone in Aging | more
    Thursday, October 21: Endocrinology Research Conference: Role of Type 3 Deiodinase (D3) in Pancreatic Islet Function | more
    Friday, October 22: Department of Philosophy Lecture Series: Analyticity and Knowledge by Virtue of Meaning in Bolzano | more
    Friday, October 22: Marine Science Graduate Student Organization to host annual auction at Rosenstiel School | more
    Friday, October 22: Coaching for Performance | more
    Friday, October 22: Critically acclaimed Irish poet Paul Perry returns to UM as part of Goran Reading Series | more
    Friday, October 22: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series: Astroglial-NF-kB Is an Important Regulator of Learning and Memory and Neurogenesis in Female Mice | more
    Friday, October 22: Religious Studies ‘Brain Bag’ Lunch Colloquium Series | more
    Saturday, October 23: Bike to the BankAtlantic Center to benefit motorcycle safety and education | more
    Saturday, October 23: UM-NSU CARD to host Autumn Moonlight fundraising event | more
    Saturday, October 23: Nestor Torres in concert | more
    Sunday through Wednesday, October 24-27: UM to host ‘Out of the Darkness’ walk against suicide | more
    Sunday through Wednesday, October 24-27: XXXII Inter-American Course in Clinical Ophthalmology | more
    Monday, October 25: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Seminar: Bayesian Statistical Methods for the Design of Early Phase Cancer Trials and Analysis of Longitudinal Cancer Data | more
    Monday, October 25: Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Calcium Control of T Regulatory Cells by TNFRSF25 | more
    Monday, October 25: Biology Departmental Lecture: Testing Hypotheses in Some ‘Descriptive’ and Historical Plant Sciences, with Examples from Mountain-Meadow Gentians | more
    Monday, October 25: The Launch Pad weekly workshop: Basics of Business Law | more
    Tuesday, October 26: Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds: Use of Small Animals to Study Therapies for Promoting and Enhancing the Quality of Life in Older Adults | more
    Tuesday, October 26: Train-the-Trainer certification program | more
    Tuesday, October 26: Purchasing Department’s vendor fair to benefit the United Way | more
    Tuesday, October 26: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Carotid Stenting vs. Endarterectomy | more
    Tuesday, October 26: Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar Series: ROS-Sensitive Association of Respiratory Complexes into Supercomplexes | more
    Tuesday and Thursday, October 26 and 28: Exercise: A Vital Ingredient for Optimizing Your Health | more
    Wednesday, October 27: Miami Project Wednesday Morning Seminar Series: Axon Formation | more
    Wednesday, October 27: Customer Service for the Professional | more
    Wednesday, October 27: School of Law Quad Sale to benefit United Way | more
    Wednesday, October 27: Department of Medicine Grand Rounds: Clinical Empathy | more
    Wednesday, October 27: Sylvester Distinguished Lecture Series: Intracellular Antibodies as Inhibitors of Hepatitis C Virus Replication | more
    Wednesday, October 27: Improve your writing skills for the workplace | more
    Wednesday, October 27: McKnight Research Seminar: Deiminated REF Mediated mRNA Transport to Mitochondrial Surface in a Transgenic Mice Model of Multiple Sclerosis | more
    Wednesday, October 27: Cooking class at Herbert Wellness Center to feature international recipes | more
    Thursday, October 28: UM School of Law honors alum Marcia Cypen with CEPS Lawyers Leadership Award | more
    Thursday, October 28: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Biomarkers for CNS Injuries: From Benchside to Bedside | more
    Thursday, October 28: Energy in the Americas: The Future of State Oil Companies | more
    Thursday, October 28: Organizational Skills | more
    Thursday, October 28: SEEDS sponsors workshop on successful interviewing | more
    Thursday, October 28: Office of Research Education and Training to host IRB 101 session | more
    Thursday, October 28: Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Endocrinology joint seminar: Seeing Double: The Gonadotropin Receptors Version 2010 | more
    Thursday, October 28: Learn lifesaving skills and help the United Way at School of Education’s CPR classes | more
    Friday, October 29: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series: Structure and Function of Insect Odorant Receptors | more
    Friday, October 29: Department of Philosophy Lecture Series: Ontological Reduction and the Wave Function Ontology | more

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