e-Veritas Archive | February 4th, 2011

Law and Policy Workshop

12:30 pm

Christopher Mann, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, will present “What Happens When the Law is Not Enough? How Political Organizations Shape the Success of Voting Reform Laws” on Monday, February 7 at 12:30 p.m. in Room F302 at the School of Law.

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Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series: Characterization of a Novel Poreforming Protein in Macrophages

12:00 pm

Lesley De Armas, graduate student in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, will present, “Characterization of a Novel Poreforming Protein in Macrophages” on Monday, February 7 at 12 p.m. in the Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, Room 3109. For more information or to add your name to the department’s distribution list, e-mail Brian Ruther at [email protected].

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Biology Departmental Seminar: Toward the Origin of Craniofacial Diversity in Cichlid Fishes: Patterns, Processes, and Mechanisms

12:20 pm

Craig Albertson, assistant professor of biology at Syracuse University, will present “Toward the Origin of Craniofacial Diversity in Cichlid Fishes: Patterns, Processes, and Mechanisms” on Monday, February 7 at 12:20 p.m. in the Cox Science Center, Room 166. Albertson research interests lie at the intersection of genes, development, and evolution. He is interested in integrating studies in a laboratory model (i.e., the zebrafish) and natural populations (i.e., cichlid fishes) to address questions related to the development and evolution of craniodental morphology. For more information about this event, please contact Julia Dallman at [email protected].

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Learn More about the audit process

3:00 pm

Are you prepared for an audit? Learn more about the Office of Research Compliance Assessment (ORCA) and the auditing process by attending The Audit Process class. The class will be held on Monday, February 7 at 3 p.m. in the Flipse Building, Room 502, Coral Gables campus. Please register through ULearn. For more information, call the Office of Research Education and Training at 305-243-5092.

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Art exhibition at CAS Gallery celebrates Black History Month


Robin Holder's "Descending Into the Valley of the Kings"

The Department of Art and Art History and Africana Studies will present “Atum Energy: Channeling Kemetic Metaphysics,” an art exhibition celebrating Black History Month.

The show, curated by international art curator Ludlow Bailey, will run from February 1 to 28 at UM’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables campus. The exhibition is free and open to the public. A special opening reception will be held on Friday, February 11, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The exhibition will feature the works of African-American artists Robin Holder and Kerry Stuart Coppin, Haitian-American artists Asser Saint-Val and Nzingah, Jamaican-American artist Kristie Stephenson, and black British artist Everton Wright.

Bailey has curated shows in Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States. He has lived in Egypt and travelled extensively in Africa. A lifelong student of Egyptology and metaphysics, he holds degrees from both Brown and Columbia Universities. Bailey currently resides on St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands.

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