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Attend the Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony April 3


Members of the University community and guests are invited to join in honoring this year’s recipients of the Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 3 in the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center. This year’s honorees are Patricia A. Whitely, vice president for student affairs, who will receive the James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award; Gaetano Ciancio, professor of surgery and chief academic officer for the Miami Transplant Institute at the Miller School of Medicine, who will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award; and June Teufel Dreyer, professor of political science, who will receive the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award before presenting her lecture, “Whither China?

 

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Faculty Senate Meets Next on March 22


The next Faculty Senate business meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 22 at 3:30 p.m. in the Faculty Club, located in the Whitten University Center on the Coral Gables campus. All UM faculty members are invited to attend.

For more information about the Senate, its representatives, and meeting information, visit the website at www.miami.edu/fs.

 

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President Frenk Hosts the Faculty Senate at Ibis House


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Faculty Senate members were welcomed to the Ibis House for the first time last week, when President Julio Frenk and Dr. Felicia Knaul extended a warm invitation to all Senate members to attend a cocktail reception following the Senate meeting hosted by the president.

Last week’s meeting was the second of two Senate meetings the president hosts each academic year. All faculty members are welcome to attend Senate meetings. For more information about future meeting dates, the Senate, and its representatives, visit the Faculty Senate website at miami.edu/fs.

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Faculty Senate Taps Two More Honorees

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Faculty Senate Taps Two More Honorees


The Faculty Senate voted unanimously at its January meeting to honor two exceptional faculty members at its annual awards ceremony this  April, when it will bestow the Outstanding Teaching Award on transplant surgeon Gaetano Ciancio and the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award on East Asian expert June Teufel Dreyer.

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Gaetano Ciancio

Internationally considered a surgeon’s surgeon, Ciancio, professor of surgery and chief academic officer for the Miami Transplant Institute at the Miller School of Medicine, will be recognized for his record of excellence and  distinguished teaching.

Also known as an accomplished researcher in the field of organ transplant and urologic oncology, Ciancio is well-known for his commitment to teaching the latest surgical techniques to residents at the Miller School and for participating in the training of other doctors from Latin America and Europe.

June Teufel Dreyer, professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences, will receive the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award in recognition of her outstanding scholarly achievement and dedication to her chosen field of research in China-Japan relations throughout history.

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June Teufel Dreyer

A world renowned expert and extensive researcher on this subject, Dreyer is a prominent name in East Asian politics and international relations, a field where she has leant her expertise as a consultant for the U.S. government. Among her many  positions, she has served as a commissioner on the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission from 2001 to 2006 and as Asia-Pacific program director for the Global Strategy Council in Washington, D.C., from 1994 to 1998.

In appreciation of their dedication and contributions to their chosen fields, Ciancio and Dreyer will receive their awards at the Faculty Senate Awards ceremony at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 3 at the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center. After receiving her award, Dreyer will present a short lecture on her research.

Last November, the Faculty Senate voted to award the James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award to  Patricia A. Whitely, vice president for student affairs. She also will receive her award at the April ceremony.

All members of the University community are invited to attend.

 

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Faculty Senate Calls for Awards Nominations


The Faculty Senate is encouraging University faculty to send in their nominations for any or all of the Senate’s annual awards, which each year includes the James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award, the Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award.

Nomination materials for each of the awards,which recognize the exceptional efforts of noteworthy members of the University community, are due to the Faculty Senate office by Wednesday, October 12.

Find nomination criteria and more detailed information about each award by clicking on the award titles below.

The James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award recognizes service above and beyond the call of duty by a member of the University community.

The Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes outstanding teaching by a faculty member with a substantial record of teaching at the University.

The Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award recognizes either a single outstanding scholarly achievement or a lifetime of distinguished accomplishment in any area of research or creative activity.

Awardees, who are selected by a highly competitive, peer-review process, will be presented with their awards at the 2017 Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 3, 2017, in the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center, starting at 5 p.m.

 

 

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