e-Veritas Archive | March 26th, 2010

Women’s tennis team to host breast cancer awareness match

2:00 pm

Support the Miami Hurricanes Women’s Tennis team on Tuesday, March 30 at 2 p.m. as the they take on the Brown University Bears at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center on the UM’s Coral Gables campus. Help the Canes support breast cancer research as Pink U tennis T-shirts will be available with any minimum donation of $10. In addition, the Canes will be wearing special pink jerseys that will be auctioned off online with proceeds benefiting breast cancer research and the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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A System of Response: From Search and Rescue to Public-Private Partnerships in Disasters

4:00 pm

The Department of International Studies and the Center for Latin American Studies will present “A System of Response: From Search and Rescue to Public-Private Partnerships in Disasters” on Tuesday, March 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the University Center, Flamingo Ballrooms A and B.

Panelists will include Dave Downey, assistant fire chief with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and leader of Florida Task Force 1, who recently led a search and rescue team to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to assist in the aftermath of the devastating January 12 earthquake; Carlos J. Castillo, of PricewaterhouseCoopers, a former FEMA assistant administrator and director of emergency management for Miami-Dade; and Gregg Phillips, founder of the technology company AutoGov, the Gulf Coast Relief Network, Faith and Families, and other programs designed to combine the best of grassroots program design and technology-based collaboration to deliver services to people. Sherri Porcelain, a faculty member in UM’s Department of International Studies, will moderate the forum.

The event is free and open to the public.

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Human subjects protection educational workshop

1:00 pm

Come learn more about the “IRB Continuing Review of Research” given by Joey Casanova on Tuesday, March 30. The discussion centers around what IRBs (or IRB members) should and do look for when conducting continuing review as well as the reasons for some of the IRB’s (or IRB member’s) determinations. This workshop will take place at noon in the Mailman Center, room 3023. Registration for this class is available through ULearn, or contact The Office of Research Education and Training Office at 305-243-5092.

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