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Cooper Fellow Lecture Series: Ants and Roots in the Tropics: How a Plant Biologist Became Interested in Ants

3:30 pm

Leonel O. Sternberg, a professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, will present “Ants and Roots in the Tropics: How a Plant Biologist Became Interested in Ants” on Wednesday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the Lowe Art Museum. A reception will follow the lecture.

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Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Neuromodulation Therapies for Depression: 2012 and Beyond

12:00 pm

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will host grand rounds on Wednesday, April 4 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Linda Carpenter, associate professor and chief of the Mood Disorders Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University School of Medicine and director of the Neuromodulation Clinic at Butler Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, will present “Neuromodulation Therapies for Depression: 2012 and Beyond.” The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity will provide 1.50 CEs to psychologists, social workers, and nurses who attend.

For more information, please contact Cherie O’Neil at [email protected] or click here.

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Miami Clinical and Translational Science Seminar Series: Nanotechnology in Clinical and Translational Research

4:30 pm

The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Seminar Series continues on Wednesday, April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Ram H. Datar, associate professor of pathology and biochemistry and molecular biology, will present “Nanotechnology in Clinical and Translational Research.”

The presentation will address the role that microscale and nanoscale technologies play in clinical translational research, with some specific examples from Datar’s own research. It will also introduce the nascent Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute at the University of Miami (BioNIUM) to the audience.

Light refreshments will be served. For more information and to RSVP, contact Katie Lewitt at [email protected].

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Seventh Annual Salon des Refuses Exhibition


The College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History presents the seventh annual “Salon des Refuses” exhibition from April 2-27 at the CAS Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive, on the Coral Gables campus.

Named after the celebrated Salon des Refusés exhibition of 1863 in Paris, in which the Impressionists exhibited their revolutionary new paintings that had been “refused” by the French Academy, the UM exhibition will showcase student works that were entered in the annual Juried Student Competition but not accepted.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m. in conjunction with the art and art history department’s annual barbeque.

The opening reception for the Juried Student Exhibition will be held at the Lowe Art Museum on Friday, April 13.

A full schedule of exhibitions can be viewed at www.as.miami.edu/art. For more information about the exhibition or CAS Gallery, call 305-284-2543 or email [email protected].

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Student and Alumni Career Symposium

8:30 am

The Student and Alumni Career Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 4 at the Newman Alumni Center, starting at 8:30 a.m. This one-day conference will provide students with invaluable educational career development experiences and networking opportunities with successful alumni, local recruiters, and UM faculty and staff members. Faculty members are invited to attend the event. Registration is required (register here). To view the listing of the day’s panels and events, click here. For more information, contact Ali Rodriguez at the Toppel Career Center at 305-284-1819 or [email protected].

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