Tag Archive | "faculty senate"

Tags:

Faculty Senate Meets April 23


The last Faculty Senate business meeting of the 2013-14 academic year is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the McLamore Executive Education Dining Room on the third floor of the Jenkins Building at the School of Business Administration. All faculty are invited to attend. For more information about the Senate, its representatives, and meeting information, visit www.miami.edu/fs.

Posted in NewsComments (0)

Tags:

Faculty Senate Honors Three ‘Champions of Excellence’


By Robert C. Jones Jr.
UM News

From left, David R. Ellison, Sherrill H. "Sherri" Hayes, and Ricardo Bascuas.

From left, David R. Ellison, Sherrill H. “Sherri” Hayes, and Ricardo Bascuas.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 2, 2014) – It wasn’t Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall or the landmark Miranda vs. Arizona case that inspired Ricardo Bascuas to use a special teaching method with his law students, but a newspaper reporter who taught him the importance of paying attention to details.

“Tsitsi was tirelessly focused on preparing her students to be writers, journalists, and copy editors,” Bascuas, a University of Miami professor of law, said of his former UM School of Communication instructor, Tsitsi Wakhisi. “Her classes demanded a tremendous volume of copy from every student, and the rate at which she turned that copy around—sending it back with detailed notes in the margins—was astounding.” Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments Off

Tags:

Faculty Senate Meets on March 26


The Faculty Senate will meet Wednesday, March 26, at 3:30 p.m., in the McLamore Executive Education Dining Room, on the third floor of the Jenkins Building, at the School of Business Administration. All faculty members are invited to attend. For more information about the senate, its representatives, and meeting information, visit www.miami.edu/fs.

Posted in Events, NewsComments Off

Tags:

Three Professors to Receive Faculty Senate’s Highest Honors


UM News

Faculty-Senate-Awardees

From left, Sherrill H. “Sherri” Hayes, Ricardo J. Bascuas, and David R. Ellison will be honored at the Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony April 2.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 13, 2014) — A law professor whose students play a key role in the appeals process for clients at the federal level, a humanities scholar who is considered one of the foremost authorities on French novelist and critic Marcel Proust, and a faculty member who transformed the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Therapy into a nationally ranked program will be honored at the 2014 Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 2, at 5 p.m. in Storer Auditorium. Read the full story

Posted in Briefly Noted, Events, Honors, NewsComments Off

Tags:

Faculty Senate to Meet February 5 on Marine Campus


Learn about the potential benefits of online and technology-enhanced education at the University of Miami at the next Faculty Senate meeting on Wednesday, February 5, at 3:30 p.m. in the seminar room at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. The meeting, which will be hosted by President Donna E. Shalala, will include a presentation of an ad hoc task force report on online education. All members of the UM faculty are invited to attend. For more information, visit the senate’s webpage at www.miami.edu/facultysenate.

Posted in Events, NewsComments Off

  • Features
  • Tags
  • Popular
  • Subscribe
  • Subscribe to the Veritas RSS Feed
    Get updates to all of the latest Veritas posts by clicking the logo at the right.

    You can also subscribe to specific categories by browsing to a particular section on our site and clicking the RSS icon below each section's header.

UM Facebook

UM Twitter