e-Veritas Archive | May 13th, 2009

Department of Medicine Research Conference Series

12:00 pm

Vineet Gupta, assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at the Miller School of Medicine, will present “Discovery of Small Molecule Integrin Agonists as Potential Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics” on Monday, May 18 at 12 p.m. at the MTSL Conference Room. Lunch will be provided. For more information e-mail [email protected] or visit this Web site.

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UM Celebrity Waiter Dinner at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

7:00 pm


Have you ever wanted your favorite coach or student-athlete to be your waiter for an evening?

On Monday, May 18, take advantage of this opportunity as the University of Miami Hurricane Club hosts the 2009 UM Celebrity Waiter Dinner at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse in Coral Gables. With 150 guests and approximately 25 coaches and student-athletes serving as celebrity waiters, last year’s event raised almost $18,000 for student-athlete scholarships at UM.

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UM Student/Master of Fine Arts Exhibitions


Spring has returned and nature beckons discovery and exploration—even in art form. The annual two-part UM Student/Master of Fine Arts Exhibitions are viewable at the Lowe Art Museum. Also on view: UM’s Faculty Exhibition, featuring Carsten Meier’s Naturell. A preview and reception for the juried student exhibition and Naturell will be held Friday, April 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. The evening will be highlighted with a special lecture by Meier. A preview reception for the MFA exhibition, on view from May 14-June 14, will be held Wednesday, May 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. Both receptions are free and open to the public. Regular admission to the Lowe (not including special events) is $10; $5 for seniors and non-UM students; and free for Lowe Art Museum members, UM students, faculty and staff, and children under 12 years of age. For more information, call 305-284-3535 or visit www.lowemuseum.org.

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