e-Veritas Archive | October 22nd, 2010

School of Law to host mock admissions panel

6:30 pm

The University of Miami School of Law will host a mock admissions panel with representatives from the UM, Florida International University, and George Washington University law schools in attendance. The panel, to be held Thursday, October 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the UM School of Law, will give prospective law students the opportunity to learn about the application process, what matters most to faculty and admissions officers when they review applications, and how subtle differences in the way information is presented can be critical in the review process. Go to www.law.miami.edu/rsvp to reserve your spot. Please register only if you plan to attend as space is limited. A confirmation e-mail with directions and parking instructions will be sent upon registration.

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Neurological Surgery/Neurology Joint CME Grand Rounds: Collateral Perfusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke

8:00 am

The Departments of Neurological Surgery and Neurology will host a joint grand rounds session on Thursday, October 28 from 8 to 9 a.m. in the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium. David Liebeskind, associate neurology director of the UCLA Stroke Center, neurology director of the UCLA Stroke Imaging Program, and co-medical director and co-technical director of the Cerebral Blood Flow Laboratory, will present “Collateral Perfusion in Acute Ischemic Stroke.” The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Department of Biology Seminar: Combining Genetic Results and Information on Ocean Currents Provides New Insight into Sea Turtles’ Lost Years

12:30 pm

Alberto Abreu-Grobois, of the Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia of the National University in Mexico, will present “Combining Genetic Results and Information on Ocean Currents Provides New Insight into Sea Turtles’ Lost Years” on Thursday, October 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Cox Science Center, Room 166. Abreu-Grobois’s current research focuses on the development of new primers to increase the segments amplified from sea turtles’ mtDNA control region and the role of sea currents in the dispersal of immature turtles across oceanic ranges. For more information about this event, e-mail Janne Nielsen at [email protected].

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Sylvester to hold town hall meeting on lymphoma

8:30 am

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Jackson Memorial Hospital Network Cancer Committee will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, October 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sylvester, 1475 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, Conference Room 1301. This year’s topic is lymphoma. The meeting is designed for health care providers as well as patients and the community. The meeting will include clinical updates and presentations by organizations that provide services for lymphoma patients and their families. Seth Berkowitz, from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Cathy Band, from VITAS, will speak. For more information and to RSVP, contact Armand Ignacio at 305-243-5124 or [email protected].

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Organizational Skills

9:00 am

The way you organize your workspace and time plays a critical part in your personal and career development. This course provides you with the opportunity to learn important skills needed to get organized, stay organized, and manage your time effectively and efficiently. Note: This is a Series II core course for Emerging Leaders.

Miller School of Medicine campus: Thursday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Dominion Parking Garage, Suite 155.

You must complete the corresponding online CBL prior to enrolling in the course. To register for the CBL and the live session, visit ulearn.miami.edu and follow the instructions to log on. For more information, call 305-243-3090.

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