e-Veritas Archive | January 8th, 2010

Renowned raw foods chef to appear at Medical Wellness Center

12:15 pm

Chef Lisa Valle, graduate of the world-famous Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in Fort Bragg, California, offers her insights about delicious, healthful eating during a lecture at the Educational Classroom in the Medical Wellness Center on Monday, January 11 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Valle’s passion for preparing gourmet living and raw foods has made her well known in the South Florida area. She has appeared on Majic 102.7, where she dazzled the radio crew with her incredible desserts, and plans to organize a raw foods school in Broward County, to be called “Green Wave Café.” Reserve your seat today by calling 305-243-7600.

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Social Security Benefits: What You Need to Know

12:00 pm
12:00 pm
12:00 pm

This seminar, sponsored by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), provides participants with valuable information about  Social Security benefits as well as updates. Those wondering who is eligible, when they qualify, or how to apply for Social Security will have the opportunity to have these and any other questions answered by a Public Affairs Specialist from the Miami-Dade Social Security Administration Office. Participants will review the following areas of interest:

• Social Security benefits
• Retirement
• Disability
• Benefits to families of retirees and the disabled
• Survivor’s benefits
• Eligibility
• Computation of benefits
• Medicare

Rosenstiel School campus: Monday, January 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Library, Map, and Chart Room.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, January 12 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the McArthur Engineering Annex, MEA202.

Miller School campus: Wednesday, January 13 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Dominion Parking Garage, Room 155.

To register, go to http://ulearn.miami.edu. For help with ULearn, call the Professional Development and Training Office at 305-284-5110. Mac users: Please call the FSAP office at 305-284-6604 to register by phone.

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Rosenstiel School to host, cosponsor major climate-prediction workshop in January


The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science will be the location for a workshop entitled “Predicting the Climate of Coming Decades” from January 11 – 14, 2010. The goal of the event is to bring together researchers involved in developing climate prediction systems and potential users to discuss the prospects for decadal climate prediction.

“The climate of the coming decades is going to be influenced by human-induced changes as well as ‘natural’ fluctuations; to date, these have been examined separately,” said Amy Clement, associate professor of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography at UM’s Rosenstiel School, and workshop co-chair. “However, in order to plan for, manage, and adapt to these changes, we need to make predictions that include both naturally occurring and human-induced climate changes.

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Cancelled: School of Communication to host multimedia training camp


(This event has been cancelled. -eds. 12/02/09)

The University of Miami School of Communication, joined by The Online News Association (ONA), will host the school’s annual Beyond Bootcamp Multimedia Workshops from January 9 to January 16.

The intensive three-day workshops will be taught by leading faculty and internationally renowned multimedia professionals. Each workshop opens in the evening with a keynote speaker and features a daily luncheon with an award-wining multimedia producer and three full days of instruction.

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