Posted on 15 April 2014
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.
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Posted on 03 April 2014
By Robert C. Jones Jr.
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
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Posted on 19 March 2014
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 on 13 March 2014
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 on 28 January 2014
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.