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18 min ago | The Miami Herald

Biography chronicles the life of Cuba's first female published author

A new English-language biography shines a light on Mercedes Santa Cruz y Montalvo, a Cuba-born Paris-based countess considered the island's first female published author.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL

8 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Sentinel Audio Chat: Prayer and safety from school violence

Prayer to end school violence-to reveal the inherent goodness in everyone's true, God-given nature-is very much needed.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Smith College, Florida Atlantic University

12 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

APSU's Gregory Singleton named 2014 recipient of Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, University of Memphis, Purdue University

19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health when over-used

Cigarette smoking kills approximately 440,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Dermatology

Mon Sep 01, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Can stem cells help mobility after stroke?

When Bruce Daily woke up after having lumbar surgery a year ago, he realized he couldn't move the right side of his body.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Mara Milagrosa Fajardo Garca de Estefan , known professionally as Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-born American singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur.

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Related Topix: Dance, Gloria Estefan, Latin, Pop/Rock, Miami Sound Machine

The Miami Herald

Inventive in vogue for businesses

Fernando Angel in his home office in Miami. The accountant is letting his firm, F. Angel & Associates, Inc., dwindle to two or three clients while he pursues his dream: analyzing professional cycling for the beIN Sports TV network.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Flagami (Miami, FL), Coral Gables, FL

Examiner.com

James Trapp invites you to Wake Up and Thrive! at the Univ. of Miami Sept. 13-14

Dr. James Trapp will present Wake up and Thrive a two day event in Miami on September 13 & 14 2015 at the University of Miami in the Hurricane room 100.

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The Miami Herald

Miami's Cannonball arts center goes R.A.D.

Miami Killian's Sheldrick Redwine, top, fights for a ball in the end zone with Miami Carol City's Rashad Fenton during their game at Tropical Park on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Miami, FL, Journalism, Theater, Arts, Lynn University, Manhattan School of Music

Pocono Record

East Stroudsburg University names Cardelle dean of college of health sciences -

East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh announced the appointment of Alberto Jose Frick Cardelle as dean of the college of health sciences effective Aug. 9. As a professor of health studies, Cardelle taught coursework, graduate and undergraduate, in international health science, health economics and finance, health policy and law, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, East Stroudsburg, PA, Health Care Policy, Health, Temple University, Boston University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Louisville Cardinal

U of L appoints Judaic Studies chair

The University of Louisville has appointed, Ranen Omer-Sherman, Ph.D. as the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Chair of Judaic Studies.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Saint Louis University, Spain,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business & Heritage Clarksville

Gregory Singleton wins Gardner Award

Gregory R. Singleton, associate vice president and dean of students at Austin Peay State University, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award.

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Related Topix: Austin Peay State University, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, University of Memphis, Purdue University

The Miami Herald

Miami quietly helping athletes who leave early

University of Miami President Donna Shalala would prefer Hurricane athletes get their degrees before leaving school, taking advantage of the scholarships they've been afforded.

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Jamaica Observer

Farewell Roger

Clarke, 74, succumbed to what medical sources suspect to be a "massive heart attack" in the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Agriculture, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

News Max

Conspiracy Book Author: Some People Just Gotta Believe

Joe Uscinski, University of Miami associate professor of political science, joined "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV Thursday to discuss his new book, "American Conspiracy Theories," and the persistence of belief in hidden forces behind everything from the Kennedy assassination to 9/11: "Conspiracy theories are like other types of political ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies

Pocono Record

Cardelle named dean of college of health sciences at ESU -

East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. announced the appointment of Alberto Jose Frick Cardelle, Ph.D., as dean of the college of health sciences effective Aug. 9. Cardelle has been serving in this capacity on an interim basis since July 2013, and has been a member of ESU's campus community for 15 years.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Temple University, Boston University, Tulane University

EurekAlert!

Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits

Cigarette smoking kills approximately 440,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection.

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Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Smoking, Health

Chronicle.com

Up-or-Down Votes on Deans? An Unusual System Feeds Tension at U. of Miami

The University of Miami has an unusual system in which all faculty members get a vote-albeit a nonbinding one-on whether to retain their dean.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Miami Hurricane

Wellness Center executive director lands in Miami

The first order of business for the Wellness Center's new director, Scott Levin, is to become familiar with the University of Miami's culture.

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Related Topix: Georgia State University, Bowling Green State University, Miami-Beach, FL

Miami Hurricane

Transfer Student Association helps with transitions

Rising senior Andre Buchanan, with the help of some friends, has created UM's first-ever Transfer Student Association with the hopes of helping students through this transition.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL

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