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July 25, 2011 | Monday 
Bascom Palmer Gets Top Ranking; Four Other UM/Jackson Programs Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Five University of Miami Miller School of Medicine programs at Jackson Memorial Medical Center have been ranked among the best in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals survey, with UM’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute ranked number one in ophthalmology for the eighth year in a row. | more

CSTARS Captures History: Center Records Final Image of Decommissioned Satellite
The University of Miami’s Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing has made history, capturing the final image from the European Space Agency’s ERS-2 satellite, known over its 16-year lifespan as a reliable workhorse that most recently made several observations of Japan’s quake-ravaged Sendai region. | more

Lamar Miller Named to Doak Walker Preseason Watch List
University of Miami student-athlete Lamar Miller, who led the Hurricanes football team in rushing touchdowns last season, has been added to the 2011 preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award, given annually to the nation’s top collegiate running back. | more

  • Miller School Geneticist Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award | more
  • GOT Catering Named Business Development Program’s Vendor in the Spotlight | more
  • Miller Office of Research Survey on Business Training Opportunities | more
  • Office of Civic and Community Engagement Launches Website | more
  • Need Part-Time Help? Hire a Miami Commitment Student Worker | more
  • ITIL Foundations Course to Be Offered in August | more
  • Occupational Research Group Seeks Survey Participants | more
  • Sylvester Gears Up for Second Annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge | more
    Oceans and Human Health Center Celebrates Five Years of Research
    The Oceans and Human Health Center at UM’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science recently celebrated the first five years of its National Science Foundation grant, hosting a poster session at which students in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program showcased the diversity of research programs at the University. Above: Matthew Phillips, a marine science and biology major, displays his research poster on Enterococci, a form of bacteria commonly associated with sewage and found in South Florida beach sediment. Phillips studied eight beaches, finding significantly higher levels of the bacteria in the sand above high tide.
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    eAppraisal Upgrade for Coral Gables and Rosenstiel Campus Employees
    The eAppraisal system, the online performance management tool for Coral Gables and Rosenstiel campus employees, will have a new look beginning Monday, August 1. The new design brings enhanced features, including simplified navigation (most pages will be accessible in fewer than two clicks), new PDF features, an enhanced goal-tracking log, and more. | more

    ULearn Upgrades Coming in August
    ULearn, the University of Miami’s online learning environment, will be upgraded in August. To prepare for the upgrades, ULearn will not be accessible to users from Wednesday, July 27 until Monday, August 1. | more

  • Technology Product Center’s Faculty and Staff Summer Promotion Features Additional Discounts on Apple Purchases | more
  • SEEDS to Host NIH Proposal Speed Mentoring Events in August and September | more
    Festival Miami to Feature 23 Concerts, Stellar Lineup of Artists
    Two Pulitzer Prize-winning composers, three piano concerts, and a closing-night performance at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts are just some of the highlights of Festival Miami 2011, the Frost School of Music’s premier showcase, which runs October 1 through November 4. | more
    Through Friday, July 29: M.F.A. Exhibition ‘Metrouroboros’ at Wynwood Project Space | more
    Through Friday, August 12: ‘La Habana’ Exhibition Features Works of Cuban-Born Photographer Victoria Montoro | more
    Monday, July 25: Dialogues in Research Ethics Series: Human Subjects Ethics in Russia and Guatemala: Venereology and the Gaze of History | more
    Monday, July 25: Cosford Screening: Coppelia
    Tuesday, July 26: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Pediatric Epilepsy Syndromes | more
    Tuesday, July 26: Dermatology Grand Rounds: What’s Up with Warts | more
    Wednesday, July 27: Healthy Steps Meeting to Address Effective Parenting Strategies for Behavior Problems | more
    Thursday, July 28: Working in a Team Environmet | more
    Thursday, July 28: Ophthalmology Grand Rounds | more
    Thursday, July 28: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds: Improving Safety and Satisfaction in OB Anesthesia | more
    Friday, July 29: Neurology Grand Rounds Seminar: Harnessing the Immune System to Recognize and Kill Glioblastoma | more
    Friday through Monday, July 29-August 1: Cosford Screening: Road to Nowhere! | Anita | Aida
    Sunday, July 31: ‘Dog, A Shadow Puppet Play’ | more
    Thursday, August 4: Division of Biostatistics Seminar: Statistical Models for Dynamic Networks | more
    Thursday, August 11: Save the Date: ‘Opening Doors’ Networking Event | more
    Tuesday, September 20: Save the Date: Hypofractionation 2011: Scientific Concepts and Clinical Experiences | more
    November 4-6: Save the Date: Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2011 | more
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