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February 3, 2014 | Monday 
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UM’s Business School Ranks the Best in the U.S. for Executive Education in Latin America
The School of Business Administration’s executive education program was ranked the No. 1 U.S. executive education program for Latin America by América Economía, one of Latin America’s leading business magazines. | more
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Tickets for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Appearance Will Be Distributed February 10

Limited tickets for the February 26 appearance of former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the BankUnited Center will be available on all three campuses on Monday, February 10. | more
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Researchers Discover New Hormone Receptors to Target When Treating Breast Cancer

Researchers led by Tan A. Ince, associate professor of pathology and member of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, have developed a new breast cancer classification system that offers another and perhaps more effective treatment for estrogen hormone dependent breast cancer by focusing on promoting normal tissue and hormone receptors rather than targeting the myriad genetic mutations associated with the tumors. | more
UM Researchers Find Large Magma Chamber Under World’s Most Active Volcano

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science uncovered a previously unknown magma chamber deep below Hawaii’s Kilauea, providing the first geophysical observation that such chambers exist in the deeper parts of the volcano system. | more
Frost Community Celebrates a Handful of 2014 Grammy Awards

The Frost School of Music was well-represented at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards with alumni celebrating wins in categories ranging from classical and engineering to jazz and rock. | more
Dean Bachas’ Chemistry Lab Named ‘Lab of the Year’ on Gables Campus; Three Miller School Labs Also Honored

The chemistry research lab of College of Arts and Sciences Dean Leonidas G. Bachas was named 2013 Lab of the Year on the Gables campus by the University of Miami Office of Environmental Health and Safety. Three labs tied for the same honor on the Miller School campus. | more
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal Receives 2013 Voyager Award

The Council of Editors of Learned Journals has awarded Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal edited by Arts and Sciences faculty the 2013 Voyager Award, saying the ambitious and now accomplished newcomer has  “a powerful sense of scholarship as a communal endeavour, and research as part of larger conversations.” | more
Immigration Clinic Students Halt Deportation of Torture Victim

Two second-year Miami Law students and Immigration Clinic interns prevented the deportation of a Mexican businessman who was tortured in Mexico by government authorities, winning his release after more than eight months detention in the U.S. | more
Ring In the Year of the Horse at UM’s Lunar New Year Celebration

A Chinese-style water sleeve dance choreographed and performed by students, a Sichuan Opera mask-changing performance, Kung Fu demonstrations, and traditional dragon and lion dances are among the performances faculty, staff, students and visitors will enjoy at the University of Miami’s third annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Monday, February 3. | more
University of Miami Celebrates Black Awareness Month

The University of Miami is celebrating the 2014 Black Awareness Month with a series of events ranging from lectures and discussions to an oratorical competition and scholarship pageant that run through March 3. | more

Still Time to Get $1.50 Tickets for Men’s Basketball Employee Day Game February 8
Presented by the Offices of the President and the Provost, the 2014 University of Miami Men’s Basketball Employee Day Game is scheduled for Saturday, February 8, at BankUnited Center, with the Miami Hurricanes facing the North Carolina State Wolfpack. | more

Baseball Picks Up Three Top 20 Rankings
The University of Miami baseball team picked up three preseason top 20 rankings last week, and enter the 2014 season ranked in every major college baseball poll—No. 16 by Baseball America, No. 20 by Perfect Game, and No. 17 in the USA Today Sports preseason Top 25 baseball coaches' poll. | more
Men's Tennis Reels in No. 6 Recruiting Class
The University of Miami men’s tennis team has signed the sixth-best recruiting class in the country for fall 2014, according to the Tennis Recruiting Network rankings. | more
  • National Signing Day Trading Card Giveaway at Men's Basketball Game vs. No. 18 Pitt | more
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UM Debate Team Hosts Historic Bilingual Tournament
Student debaters representing five countries in the Western Hemisphere gathered at the University of Miami in late January for what is believed to be the first bilingual university debate tournament in the U.S. | more
’Canes Care for ’Canes Resource Fair Showcases Special Services Created Just for Students

Hundreds of students turned out for the inaugural ’Canes Care for ’Canes Resource Fair, where more than a dozen organizations distributed pamphlets, brochures, and advice that underscore just how much ’Canes Care for ’Canes. | more
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Onion Rings Back at the Rat, Thanks to Pat

Watch out Burger King, Hardee’s and Sonic. The Rathskeller has revived its once-revered onion rings, to the delight of Coral Gables City Manager and UM grad Pat Salerno, who unwittingly orchestrated their comeback. | more
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The Secret to Healthy Relationships
The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program is offering lunchtime seminars on all three campuses next week for those interested in enhancing their capacity to creatively nurture important relationships. | more

Enter the 2014 Corporate Run/Walk T-Shirt Design Contest
Put your graphic design and illustration techniques to use, and you could win a $100 gift certificate to the UM Bookstore. The University of Miami’s Herbert Wellness Center is sponsoring a T-shirt design competition for the 2014 Mercedes Benz Corporate Run/Walk. The winning design will be featured on the official Team UM dri-fit shirts that will be worn by hundreds of UM participants during the April 24 event. Entries are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 28. | more

  • Tax Season is Here – File Early to Avoid Scams | more
  • Improve Your Leadership Skills with Help from the Office of Workforce Engagement and Development | more
  • Beachside Yoga Wednesdays after Work on the Marine Campus | more
  • 2014 Discounted UM Hotel Rates Now Available | more
  • Get Moving in a New Direction and Earn $250 | more
  • 2014 Corporate Run/Walk Registration Now Open | more
  • University of Miami Behavioral Health Benefits Now Offered Through Concordia | more
  • Improve Your Well-Being and Earn $300 | more
  • Time to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle? Join the Psychological Services Center’s Healthy Lifestyle Group | more
  • Discounted Miami Heat Tickets for University Faculty and Staff | more
Ibis Literary Reading and Performance Series Continues February 6 with Three Acclaimed Writers
Edwidge Danticat, Patricia Engel, and R. Zamora Linmark, Distinguished Visiting Associate Professor of Creative Writing, will share a stage at the second major event in the 2013-14 Ibis Literary Reading and Performance Series on Thursday, February 6, at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery and Conference Center, 1210 Stanford Drive. The program starts at 7 p.m. | more
‘BODYPAINTOGRAPHY:’ An Exploration of Sentiment, Composition and Body Language Previews at the University of Miami Art Gallery
The University of Miami Art Gallery will preview ‘BODYPAINTOGRAPHY:’ An Exploration of Sentiment, Composition and Body Language, on Thursday, February 6, with a talk by the artist, MFA graduate student Cynthia Fleishmann, at 8:30 p.m. at the Wynwood Building, 2750 N.W. Third Avenue in Miami. Fleischmann’s work features naked people formally painted and photographed into various environments to create and capture a dialogue between body and place. Her exhibition opens at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, and runs through Friday, February 21. | more
The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography Features Elliott Erwitt
Born in Paris and educated in America, Elliott Erwitt made his name with photo essays on barracks life in France, then traveled the world with Magnum Photos, capturing famous faces and places and producing quirky studies of dogs. He will speak at the UM Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, as part of the Lowe Art Museum’s Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography. | more
‘Finished in Beauty’ and ‘Pueblo to Pueblo’ Debut at Lowe Art Museum
The Lowe Art Museum continues two new exhibitions though March 23. Featuring 19 examples of Navajo wearing blankets, “Finished in Beauty: Navajo Weaving from the Permanent Collection” examines three categories of these beautiful, hand-woven works of art: the chief blanket, women’s garments, and the sarape, all drawn from the Lowe’s Alfred I. Barton Collection of Native American Art. “Pueblo to Pueblo: The Legacy of Southwest Indian Pottery” consists of 74 Pueblo Indian pottery vessels and supporting materials, dating from the mid-19th to the mid-20th centuries and illustrating the remarkable variety of pottery created during that very dynamic time of transformation.
  • Ring Theatre’s 2013-14 Season Resumes February 12 with ‘Floyd Collins’ | more
  • Researchers Share Findings at Inaugural Cancer Symposium | more
  • College of Engineering Presents February 3 Distinguished Lecturer on the Forces Shaping Health Care Delivery and Challenges for Systems Engineering/Operations Research | more
  • School of Law Presents ‘Converge! Re-Imagining the Movement to End Gender Violence’ on February 7-8 | more
  • Learn About One-Year Business Master's Programs at MBA for a Day Event on February 8 | more
  • Resident Scholarly Activity Program Helps Undergrads Become Scientists | more
  • Sara J. Czaja Appointed to Institute of Medicine Committee and Board | more
  • Registration for FDA/UM Seminar on ‘Improving Human Clinical Research’ Now Open | more
  • Register Now for the 4th Annual Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management Symposium | more
  • Miami CTSI Seeks Abstracts by February 13 for 2nd Annual CaneSearch Research Day | more
  • Buy Discounted Tickets for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure at the BankUnited Center | more
  • Faculty Senate to Meet February 5 on Marine Campus | more
  • Wanted: Motivated UM Students to Explore the Galapagos Islands This Summer | more
  • Celebrate Four-Legged Furry ’Canes By Submitting Their Best-Dressed Photos to the Alumni Association | more
  • Office of Student Employment Accepting Nominations for Student Employee of the Year | more
  • Iron Arrow Nominations for Spring Semester Due February 3 | more

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