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September 12, 2011 | Monday 

Miller School Ranked No. 1 by Hispanic Business Magazine; Business and Law Schools Also Highly Ranked
The Miller School of Medicine is the No. 1 medical school in the country for Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Business magazine’s 2011 report on the Top 10 Medical Schools for Hispanics. The Schools of Business Administration and Law are also highly ranked in the publication’s Best Schools for Hispanics report. | more

Community Town Hall Meeting with Admiral Michael G. Mullen
Admiral Michael G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will speak at a Community Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, September 13 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse. | more

Scientists Use 61 Years of Tropical Storm Data to Uncover Landfall Probabilities
Using data from the Atlantic gathered between 1950 and 2010, University of Miami scientists have found an intriguing relationship between hurricane tracks and climate variability. Their noteworthy results appear in the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Climate. | more

Game Time Set For ’Canes vs. Buckeyes
In what promises to be a classic ACC-Big Ten football matchup, the University of Miami Hurricanes and the Ohio State Buckeyes will renew their rivalry at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 17 at Sun Life Stadium. | more

Women’s Soccer Opens ACC Play Against Clemson this Thursday
The University of Miami women’s soccer team, which has won five straight games under first-year head coach Tom Anagnost, will open Atlantic Coast Conference play this Thursday, September 15 at 7 p.m. against the Clemson Tigers in Cobb Stadium. | more

Art and Art History Faculty Members to Present Their Works at Annual Exhibition
From ceramics and sculpture to painting and photography, the works of faculty members from the Department of Art and Art History will be on display at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery from Wednesday, September 21 to Friday, October 28. | more

Festival Miami to Kick Off in Three Weeks
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

  • UM Collaborates on Study of Safer Diabetes Drugs | more
  • UHealth to Host Health Fair at Herbert Wellness Center | more
  • SEEDS to Host Workshop on NSF Graduate Research Fellowships | more
  • Archbishop of Miami Visits UM | more
  • Festival Miami Offering Discounted Tickets to Four Concerts | more
  • Frost School of Music Debuts Gilded Era Lecture Series | more
  • ‘Works on Paper’ Exhibition at Wynwood Project Space | more
  • Herbert Wellness Center Offering Community Classes | more
  • Frost School’s Terence Blanchard to Compose Music for Broadway Revival of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ | more
  • MusicTime Program Begins Fall Semester | mor
  • Herbert Wellness Center to Close Early on September 17 | more
  • Lowe Art Museum Store Accepting Donations for Annual Recycled Book Sale | more
  • Inaugural Brickell Fall Crawl Fundraiser to Benefit UM Neurological Research | more
  • Provost Research Awards Competition Open for Coral Gables and Rosenstiel School Faculty | more
  • Save the Date: October 1: What’s New in Mental Health Research and Treatment | more
    Rolling Out the Welcome Mat
    Less than two weeks before its grand opening, R+D Building One, the first phase of the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, held its first official outreach event in Overtown: a Community Resource Fair where residents received free health screenings and employment information.
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    Honoring the Past, Inspiring Future Generations
    They served in countries that are as different as night and day. But all four of the returned Peace Corps volunteers who spoke to an audience on the University of Miami campus last Wednesday said their host countries helped them accomplish a common goal: satisfying their quest for adventure while helping people in need. Above, from left, University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala (Iran); Aaron S. Williams (Dominican Republic), director of the Peace Corps; Alberto Ibargüen (Venezuela’s Amazon Territory and Colombia), president and CEO of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; and Virginia Emmons McNaught (Niger), founder of Educate Tomorrow, related their Peace Corps experiences during a ceremony that observed the 50th anniversary of the famous volunteer program. | more

    UM Remembers 9/11, Ten Years After
    On a warm Sunday night, the University of Miami held a candlelight vigil on its Coral Gables campus to mark the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, a day most everyone in the crowd of some 300 agreed changed America forever. | more

    Organizational Skills
    The way you organize your workspace and time plays a critical role in your personal and career development. This course reviews important skills needed to get organized, stay organized, and manage your time effectively and efficiently. | more

    • ULearn’s New Feature Spotlight: The Archived Transcript | more
    • Hiring and Onboarding Talent | more
    • Competency-Based Programs Overview on Miller School Campus Sept. 14 and on Coral Gables Campus Sept. 28 | more
    Monday, September 12: Office of Civic and Community Engagement Lecture: Housing Matters: America’s Quest for Decent Homes | more
    Monday, September 12: McKnight Research Seminar: Mass Spectrometry in Biomedical Research: Proteomics and Lipidomics | more
    Monday, September 12: CNN Anchor and Special Correspondent Soledad O’Brien to Speak at UM | more
    Tuesday, September 13: Develop Mental Clarity at Meditation Class | more
    Tuesday, September 13: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME): Building Confidence and Competence | more
    Tuesday, September 13: Dealing with Difficult People | more
    Tuesday, September 13: Biostatistics Clinic: Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: Missing Data | more
    Tuesday, September 13: International Law Lecture Series: Representing International Business Parties in Arbitration: Does Size Matter? | more
    Tuesday, September 13: Learn to Prepare Tasty Dishes at Herbert Wellness Center’s Fall Cooking Classes | more
    Tuesday, September 13: Community Town Hall Meeting with Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff | more
    Tuesday through Thursday, September 13-15: Creating Balance in Your Life | more
    Wednesday, September 14: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: 9/11 Ten Years Later: Trauma and Recovery | more
    Wednesday, September 14: School of Business Administration to Host M.B.A. Program Information Session | more
    Wednesday, September 14: Miami Clinical and Translational Science Seminar Series: Noncoding RNA and the Transcriptional Landscape in Mammals | more
    Thursday, September 15: Division of Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds: Innovations in Throughout and Readmissions | more
    Thursday, September 15: Women's Soccer Opens ACC Play Against Clemson | more
    Friday, September 16: Roller Derby at the BankUnited Center | more
    Friday, September 16: CHP Symposium: Women in the Americas: Empowerment and Leadership | more
    Friday, September 16: Dialogues in Research Ethics: The Body Politic: The Battle Over Science in America | more
    Friday through Sunday, September 16-18: Cosford Screenings: | Brighton Rock | Saviors in the Night
    Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18: Cosford Screening: 10 Things I Hate About You| more
    Sunday and Tuesday, September 18 and 20: Cosford Screening: The Magic Flute| more
    Monday, September 19: MAIA to Host Question-and-Answer Session | more
    Tuesday, September 20: Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar Series | more
    Thursday, September 22: Leadership Webinar Series: How to Avoid the Worst Mistakes Managers Can Make: Addressing Employee Complaints | more
    Thursday, September 22: Miller Center Lecture: Mediterranean Israeli Music and the Politics of the Aesthetic | more
    Thursday, September 22: Department of History Speakers Series: The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery | more
    Tuesday, September 27: Save the Date: Fall Graduate Faculty and Graduate Program Directors Meeting | more
    Friday, September 30: Save the Date: Hypofractionation 2011: Scientific Concepts and Clinical Experiences | more
    Saturday through Friday, October 1-November 4: Save the Date: Festival Miami | more
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