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June 13, 2011 | Monday 
New Parking Management Plan to be Rolled Out for Fall Semester
In a move to make it easier for motorists to find spaces and reduce traffic, the University of Miami will implement a new parking management plan for the Coral Gables campus in August, dividing parking into six separate zones, with the sale of permits for each zone matched to the capacity for that area. | more

Student Ad Campaign Showcasing J.C. Penny Fashion Wins National Advertising Competition
The University of Miami won first place at the highly competitive 2011 National Student Advertising Competition in San Diego, beating out 18 other colleges from around the country with a high-tech marketing and advertising campaign called “Dare to Be Impressed” for J.C. Penney. | more

UM Researchers Take Clinical Trial Expertise to Mexico
After years of conducting successful, randomized drug abuse treatment clinical trials for Spanish speakers and general populations in Florida and the nation, researchers from the Miller School’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health are exporting their expertise to Mexico. | more

Two ’Canes Named to Unique College Football Watch List
University of Miami standout defenders Sean Spence and Ray-Ray Armstrong have been named to the watch list for the inaugural Pony Express Award, which will honor the most dynamic teammate combination in college football. | more

  • Brian Haus Named Chair of Rosenstiel School’s Division of Applied Marine Physics | more
  • Center for Latin American Studies Appoints New Associate Director | more
  • UMPD to Conduct Training Exercise on Coral Gables Campus | more
  • ITIL Foundations Course Offered in August | more
  • No More Paper BERFs | more
  • Sylvester Gears Up for Second Annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge | more
  • Save the Date: Miami Project Scientists to Host Free Public Informational Event at National Neurotrauma Symposium, July 12 | more
  • UM Employees Save $3 on ‘Sesame Street Live’ | more
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies Dean to Co-Chair Bipartisan Health Reform Committee | more
  • Eugene Schiff Named First Al-Rashid Chair of Hepatology | more
  • ‘X Factor’ Taping Continues at BUC This Week; Heavy Traffic Expected in Vicinity | more
  • Good Government Initiative Announces Inaugural Class | more
  • Rosenstiel School Graduate Student Named Lewis and Clark Field Scholar | more
    Excavating Jurash
    David Graf, a religious studies professor in the College of Arts and Sciences who is a specialist in the history and archaeology of the Greco-Roman Near East, led and supervised an excavation of Jurash in southwest Saudi Arabia, discovering evidence that has helped confirm the city’s importance as a trading post on the ancient pre-Islamic caravan trade route that extended from Yemen and ran north to the Mediterranean Sea.
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    Helping Your Young Child Adapt to Change
    This seminar, presented by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program in partnership with The Families First Network and The Children’s Trust, will help parents of children from birth to 5 years of age learn ways to help their children manage daily transitions and changes in their environment. Parents will learn strategies to prepare children for both planned and unexpected transitions. | more

    • American Express Corporate Card to be Replaced by the New Travel Card | more
    • Business Development Program and Purchasing Department to Host Reverse Networking Event | more
    • Training Dates for Blackboard 9.1 System Upgrade | more
    • Take Advantage of Free Computer Software Training in June and July | more
    • Critical Leadership Skills: Become the Manager Everyone Wants to Work For | more

    ‘Sacred Stories, Timeless Tales’ Exhibition Opens at the Lowe This Week

    Featuring some 100 paintings, drawings, ceramics, glass, and sculptures, “Sacred Stories, Timeless Tales” explores thematic connections between mythic traditions in world art drawn from the Lowe’s permanent collection, which spans 5,000 years and represents the artistic traditions of both western and non-western cultures. | more

    Tuesday through Thursday, June 14-16: Preventing Identity Theft: What You Need to Know | more
    Wednesday, June 15: Dermatology Grand Rounds: Confocal Microscopy in Management of Pigmented Lesions | more
    Wednesday, June 15: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression | more
    Thursday, June 16: Otolaryngology Grand Rounds: Pediatric Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies | more
    Thursday, June 16: Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds: Neuropathology | more
    Thursday, June 16: Ophthalmology Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, June 16: Training Dates for DMAS/FRS for Beginners Class Announced | more
    Thursday, June 16: Building Change-Ready Teams | more
    Friday, June 17: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series: Characterization of p300-Regulated microRNAs Controlling Cardiac Growth and Stress | more
    Friday, June 17: Rehabilitation Medicine to Present Fifth Annual Research Day | more
    Friday through Sunday, June 17-19: Cosford Screenings: | Toast | Park Benches
    Monday and Tuesday, June 20-21: Helping Your Young Child Adapt to Change | more
    Thursday, June 23: Brazil under the Rousseff Administration: Its Role as a Global Player | more
    Friday, June 24: Save the Date: Aging in Place: Living Well in the Community Conference | more
    November 4-6: Save the Date: Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2011 | more
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