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June 4, 2012 | Monday 
Grant Fosters Environmental Conservation through UM’s RJ Dunlap Program
A generous grant from Wells Fargo will help UM’s RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program inspire youth to learn STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills, adopt conservation attitudes and behaviors, and build awareness about marine ecology and conservation, particularly in relation to shark species. | more
Students’ Short Films Hit the Big Screen at Paramount Studios
With Hollywood heavy hitters sitting next to them, cinema students from the School of Communication screened their short films on the big screen at Paramount Studios recently as part of the 2012 Canes Film Showcase in Los Angeles. | more
Federal Appeals Court Grants Claim Argued by Miami Law Student
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued a precedential ruling recently that granted one of two claims in the deportation case of a Sudanese client of the University of Miami’s Immigration Clinic. | more
Hurricane Season Is Here; Get Prepared
The Atlantic hurricane season has started, and officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predict a near-normal season of nine to 15 named storms, of which four to eight will strengthen into hurricanes. Now is the time to finalize preparations at home and at work. | more
MFA Exhibition: ‘of-things-being-what-they-are-not’
Martin Casuso’s Master of Fine Arts exhibition “of-things-being-what-they-are-not” is on view through June 22 at the University of Miami Gallery at the Wynwood Building. Casuso’s work involves an ongoing exploration of how gender, sexual preference, materials, and processes relate to themes of domesticity. | more
Koskinen Enters Final Round of U.S. Open Qualifying
Hoping to join an elite field that includes such greats as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, University of Miami assistant golf coach John Koskinen will seek his third appearance at the U.S. Open Golf Championship during a qualifying round today at the Black Diamond Ranch - Quarry Course in Lecanto, Florida. | more
  • Teaching and Learning Professor Marjorie Montague Passes Away | more
  • Traffic Advisory: Expect Delays Due to High School Graduations | more
  • AHA Group Co-Chaired by Miller School Researcher Writes Genetics Policy | more
  • Save $3 on Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Super Heroes | more
  • Faculty Senate Elects Officers for 2012-2013 Academic Year | more
  • Real Estate and Facilities to Assume Responsibility for Electronic Locking Systems | more
  • UM’s Canterbury Preschool to Host Summer Camp Explorations | more
  • Get Tickets and Make Travel Plans for Big UM vs. Notre Dame Game | more
    Career Exploration
    A tour of the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus and visits to the Toppel Career Center and College of Engineering were just some of the highlights of a daylong field trip for about 60 students from Charles Drew Middle School in Liberty City on May 30. By day's end, many of the students had a better grasp of college life and the career paths they hope to pursue. The trip was organized by the Miami Children’s Initiative, a nonprofit aimed at improving the lives of children from the underserved Liberty City community. Drew Middle School students (top) listen to a presentation by Vice President for Human Resources Nerissa Morris (above).
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    Tabbouleh a la Shalala
    UM á la Carte, which features healthy recipes submitted by members of the University of Miami community, returns for a summer run in e-Veritas. If you have a recipe you would like to share, send it to e-veritas@miami.edu. In response to requests from several employees, UM President Donna E. Shalala again shares her recipe for tabbouleh. | more

    The Best Meal You’ve Ever Eaten for Optimal Health
    In a follow-up to his seminars about the links between nutrition, exercise, and chronic disease, John E. Lewis, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and associate director of the Medical Wellness Center, will demonstrate how to make smoothies that can put you on the road to optimal health. | more

    Take Advantage of Free Computer Software Training in June, July, and August
    The User Support Services group offers free software training for University of Miami employees. Courses include Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. Training is also offered for Adobe’s popular Photoshop and InDesign applications. | more

    • New Benefits Package Offered to Postdoctoral Scholars | more

    Tuesday, June 5: Cuban Philosophy and Ethics: Past and Future | more
    Tuesday, June 5: Cell Biology Research Forum: Bacterial Signaling at Intestinal Mucosal Interface: Protection, Inflammation, Repair, and Beyond | more
    Tuesday, June 5: Cardiology Grand Rounds: Heart and Skin: A Phenotypic Continuum | more
    Tuesday, June 5: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Neonatal HSV: The State of the Art and the Science | more
    Wednesday, June 6: SEEDS, Miller Office of Research to Host Mock NIH Study Section | more
    Wednesday, June 6: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Ethnography of Drug Use: What We Learn on the Street and Why It’s Important | more
    Thursday, June 7: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: How Is Pain Management Different in the Pediatric Patient? | more
    Thursday, June 7: Human Genetics and Genomics Distinguished Seminar Series: Epigenetics and the Nervous System | more
    Thursday, June 7: Ophthalmology Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, June 7: Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Updates in Neuromodulation | more
    Friday through Tuesday, June 8-12: Cosford Screenings: Elena | La Fille Mal Gardee | Polisse
    Sunday, June 10: Miles for Smiles: Cleft Lip and Palate 5K Run/Walk | more
    Tuesday, June 12: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Addressing the Difficult Patient: How to Manage Maladaptive Behaviors on the Wards | more
    Tuesday, June 12: Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds: Quality Improvement Projects | more
    Wednesday, June 13: Epidemiology and Public Health Distinguished Speaker Series: Behavioral Health: Evidence-Based Treatment and Recovery Practices | more
    Thursday, June 14: Orthopaedic Grand Rounds: Stem Cell Applications in Sports Medicine | more
    Friday, June 15: Rehabilitation Medicine Presents Sixth Annual Research Day | more
    Friday and Saturday, June 15-16: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 48th Annual Residents’ Day | more
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