Posted on 27 February 2014
Take advantage of training and professional development programs to advance your critical thinking skills and maximize effectiveness in the workplace. The Office of Workforce Engagement and Development is offering several specialized training courses in March focusing on building change-ready teams, improving your organization’s performance, and peer coaching. Live and online sessions are available. For more information, click here, or contact Workforce Engagement and Development at 305-243-3090 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on 27 February 2014
The School of Business Administration offers one-year master’s programs in accounting (full-time and accelerated), business analytics, economics, finance, international business, leadership, and taxation. Classes begin Fall 2014. Learn more at the school’s next MBA for a Day event at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 22 at the Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables. To register for the event, visit www.bus.miami.edu/graduateprograms.
Posted on 26 February 2014
The Miami Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is now accepting applications for 2014 Travel Awards and Summer Research Awards. Travel awards up to $750 are available for junior investigators or post docs who already have received a developmental award and are presenting a paper or oral abstract at a scientific meeting. Deadlines are May 1, or September 1.
Summer Research Awards are available for students from the University of Miami or other universities in the United States. Students must select a mentor and submit a written application by April 12. Those selected will receive a $2,000 stipend, work for eight weeks on a specific project related to HIV/AIDS, and will be expected to prepare a written report about their experience. For more information, visit the CFAR website.
Posted on 13 February 2014
The School of Business Administration offers one-year master’s programs in accounting (full-time and accelerated), business analytics, economics, finance, international business, leadership, and taxation. Classes will begin fall 2014. Learn more at the next information session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25 in the Aresty Graduate Building, room 332. To register, visit www.bus.miami.edu/graduateprograms.
Posted on 31 January 2014
The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Florida District/ Investigation Branch, in collaboration with the University of Miami Office of Research Compliance and Quality Assurance, will present a two-day seminar on clinical trials titled “Improving Human Clinical Research” at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Drive, Coral Gables, on Wednesday, April 2, and Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The seminar is an excellent opportunity to meet and greet FDA officials and learn more about the agency’s policies and procedures. Informational sessions will cover topics invaluable to the scientific community, such as Understanding Principal Investigators’ Responsibilities, Oversight of Clinical Investigations, FDA Inspectional Processes, Quality Aspects in the Conduction of Clinical Trials, and Emerging Issues and Trends in Clinical Research Trials—An FDA Prospective, among others. The seminar will close with a panel discussion that includes FDA officials and UM representatives.
CME and CEUs will be provided to all registered participants. Registration will close on Friday, March 21. To register, visit http://uresearch.miami.edu/2014FDASeminar.
The cost for the two-day seminar is $60 with breakfast and lunch for both days included. For more information, contact Johanna Stamates (for English) via email at email@example.com or Cariny Nuñez (for Spanish) at firstname.lastname@example.org.