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March 12, 2012 | Monday 
Scientists Use Satellite Technology to Evaluate Effects of Ecotourism on Tiger Sharks
In a first-of-its-kind study, a team of researchers has used satellite tagging technology to investigate the long-term and long-range movement patterns of tiger sharks in response to dive tourism. | more
UM’s United Way Campaign Tops $1 Million for Sixth Consecutive Year
For the sixth year in a row, the University of Miami has raised more than $1 million for its annual United Way campaign. The 2011 fundraising drive raised $1,108,400, making it one of the largest university-based United Way campaigns in the country. | more

Internationally Recognized Leukemia Physician and Researcher to Lead Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Stephen D. Nimer, the Alfred P. Sloan Chair in Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and one of the world’s premier leukemia and stem cell transplant researchers and clinicians, has been named the new director of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. | more

UMTV and WVUM Named Finalists in 2012 National Broadcasting Society Competition
Nine programs on the University of Miami cable television station, UMTV, and radio station, WVUM, are finalists in seven categories of the National Broadcasting Society’s Alpha Epsilon Rho 2012 Electronic Media Competition. Winners will be announced March 24 at the NBS-AERho National Convention in New York City. | more

Richter Library Exhibitions Showcase Florida’s Rich History
The University of Miami’s Otto G. Richter Library presents two exhibitions that showcase materials documenting more than 500 years of Florida history. “Legacies: Five Hundred Years of Florida History” and “The Cuba-Florida Connection” are on view through the spring 2012 semester.| more

Join the ’Canes for a Selection Monday Celebration
With another successful season under head coach Katie Meier and three players named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team, the University of Miami women’s basketball squad will host an NCAA Selection Show party today, March 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Newman Alumni Center. | more

  • Miller School Honors NIH-Funded Researchers | more
  • ‘Under the Sea’ Exhibition at BNP Features Images from Rosenstiel School’s Underwater Photography Contest | more
  • Finance and Treasury’s Redesigned Website Offers Wealth of Information | more
  • UMeNET to be Upgraded | more
  • New Pell Grant Eligibility Limits | more
  • Wish Upon a Cure at Relay for Life | more
  • CLAS to Host ‘Asia and Latin America in the 21st Century’ | more
  • Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute Announces 2012-13 Developmental Grant Program | more
  • Events Marking 50th Anniversary of Desegregation at UM Continue | more
  • Business Development Program Hosts Women's Business Development Council of Florida | more
  • Beaux Arts Children’s Pavilion Now Enrolling Campers for Spring Art Camp | more
  • Learn More about UM’s Bachelor of General Studies Program at Open House Sessions | more
  • Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology Accepting Pilot Study Applications | more
  • Online Registration Now Open for Corporate Run/Walk | more
  • Applications Being Accepted for PEER Project | more
  • Judges Needed for Undergraduate Research, Creativity, and Innovation Forum | more
  • Rosenstiel School Accepting Entries for Popular Underwater Photography Contest | more
  • Time for Faculty to Order Regalia for Spring 2012 Commencement | more
  • Applications Being Accepted for Genetic Analysis of Complex Human Diseases Course | more
    Billy Joel Mixes Stories with Song during UM Appearance
    From discussing songwriting in the shower and even in his sleep to revealing the inspiration for his weekend anthem “You May Be Right,” Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel perfectly melded his talents as musician and storyteller during a memorable marathon show attended by nearly 1,800 University of Miami students. “Billy Joel: An Evening of Questions & Answers … and a Little Music” was presented by Hurricane Productions at BankUnited Center, offering undergraduates a complimentary ticket to interact with the Grammy Legend Award winner.
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    White House Honors Susan Amat as a Champion of Change
    The White House has honored Susan Amat, co-founder and executive director of the University of Miami’s The Launch Pad, as a “Champion of Change” for outstanding leadership in entrepreneurial mentoring, counseling, and training. Amat was one of 11 honorees described by the White House as exceptional leaders who support small business owners by helping to facilitate their path to growth. | more

    Big League Atmosphere
    The Miami Hurricanes helped open the new state-of-the-art Marlins Ballpark on March 6, taking on Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins in an exhibition game. Thousands of fans sported both Hurricanes and Marlins colors in support of their two hometown teams. | more

    New Gables One Eatery Opens March 19 with Healthy Cuisine at Affordable Prices
    GOT Spot Featuring Rose’s Café, a new dining option for University of Miami employees, opens March 19 on the first floor of Gables One, offering a menu chock full of healthy fare.| more

    The Benefits of Relaxation
    Beyond offering a refreshed mind and rejuvenated spirit, relaxation can provide significant health benefits as well. Take a break from a busy workweek and learn how to consciously activate your body’s relaxation response. This lunchtime seminar is offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. | more

    • Instructional Advancement Center to Offer Blackboard Training | more
    • XanEdu Publishing Presents Digital Transformation Best Practices | more
    • Dependent Tuition Remission Requirements | more
    Tuesday, March 13: Miller Center Lecture: The Bedouin of the Negev | more
    Tuesday, March 13: Pediatric Grand Rounds: What is the O2 We Should Strive to Go To? An Oxygenation Investigation | more
    Wednesday, March 14: Victor Centers Lecture: Are We Doing Enough? Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer in the Jewish Population | more
    Thursday through Saturday, March 15-17: Seventh Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit | more
    Friday, March 16: CHP Conference: China’s Engagement with Latin America: Implications for the Region | more
    Friday, March 16: Paul Farmer to Keynote at M.D./Ph.D. Student Research Symposium | more
    Friday through Tuesday, March 16-20: Cosford Screenings: La Boheme | La Rafle (The Roundup) | The Rescuers: Heroes of the Holocaust
    Saturday, March 17: Brain Fair to Feature Activities for Kids of all Ages | more
    Tuesday, March 20: Celebrated Conductor Joseph Silverstein to Give Free Master Class | more
    Thursday, March 22: Miller Center Lecture: Can Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic? Israel’s Identity Crisis | more
    Thursday, March 22: Miami Area Geriatric Education Center to Host Life in the 3rd Third: Understanding the Oldest Elders | more
    Friday, March 23: CHP Panel Discussion: Security Challenges in the Americas | more
    Sunday, March 25: Jody's Couture for the Cancer Cure | more
    Monday, March 26: Department of History Speakers Series: Medieval History Meets Geopolitics: Judaism, Christianity, Islam | more
    Wednesday, March 28: Save the Date: Women’s Commission Annual Awards Breakfast | more
    Tuesday, April 3: Save the Date: SEEDS Annual Networking Dinner with the President | more
    Thursday, April 19: Save the Date: College of Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series: Deborah J. Nightingale | more
    Thursday, April 26: Save the Date: Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day | more
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