e-Veritas Archive | May 15th, 2009

Clickers in the Classroom

12:00 pm

Learn how to use classroom clickers, the small remote control devices that can be used to increase engagement and student learning. Attend the training on this device, which UM has adopted as a standard technology, on Wednesday, May 20 from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom, rooms C and D. Registration is required. To register, visit www.miami.edu/iac and select the “Events” link. For more information, call 305- 284-2008.

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School of Architecture Lecture Series: U.S. Green Building Council Meeting

6:30 pm

The School of Architecture Lecture Series will present a meeting and program of the U.S. Green Building Council, South Florida Chapter, on Wednesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall.  The highlight of the evening will be a sustainable development panel.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit www.arc.miami.edu.

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InfoEd Proposal Development Hands-on Workshop

9:00 am

Learn how to use the InfoEd Proposal Development System to prepare and submit proposals electronically to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). InfoEd streamlines the proposal development process, is Web-based, and accessible almost anywhere by Mac and PC users. No additional software required. InfoEd populates agency forms, includes built-in agency validations, stores proposals in a secure environment, and provides a database of all proposals submitted. This session will help participants create, route, submit, and track proposals using the InfoEd System. It will be held on Wednesday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Dominion Towers, tenth-floor computer lab. Register through ULearn. For more information, contact the Sponsored Programs Education and Training Team at [email protected].

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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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