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Want to add your events? Submission Publication Deadlines Dates Nov. 22 Nov. 29 Dec. 6 Dec. 13 Please contact: lpaniagua@miami.edu

Harvest Desserts

Wednesday, November 17 6:30pm, Wellness Center Get ready for the holidays by learning how to cook a new dish at the Herbert Wellness Center’s instructional cooking class! In this class, participants will prepare holiday meals including fennel fig and almond bread; cranberry fruit dip; 3-way gingersnaps; and spiced parsnip cake with pecans. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Register by calling the Wellness Enrichment Suite at 305284-5433. Please bring a container for leftovers.

African American Art at the Lowe Art Museum

November 13, 2010 - January 16, 2011 The Lowe Art Museum’s fall/winter exhibition will feature selections from one of the premier collections of African-American art. “The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper” will provide a rare opportunity for the public to view master graphics spanning three centuries. The Lowe will also show a selection of works by AfricanAmerican artists from its permanent collection to complement the “Kelley Collection” exhibition. The Lowe Art Museum is located at the University of Miami at 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Gallery and Museum Store hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday; the museum is closed Monday. Regular admission (excluding special events) is $10; $5 for seniors and non-UM students; free for Lowe Art Museum members, University of Miami students, faculty and staff, and children under 12. For more information, call 305-284-3535 or visit www. lowemuseum.org.

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Thanksgiving Airport Shuttle

Do you have a flight planned for Thanksgiving and/or Winter Break? Take a HurryCane shuttle from the Coral Gables campus to Miami International Airport or to Ft. Lauderdale International Airport. For more information visit: http://www.sarc. miami.edu/e-newsletters/student-affairs/ airportShuttle/index.html

Fall Meditation Classes 2010

Monday, 11/8 (session 1) and 11/15 (session 2) 7:30pm, Wellness Center Namaste students! Are classes stressing you out? Take a break from academics and meditate! You will develop mental clarity and discipline that will help you focus and improve concentration (great skills when it comes to studying!) Lunthita Duthely, a follower of the teachings of Sri Chinmoy, will guide and instruct participants through the meditation. The classes are free and open to everybody. Note: classes are offered in pairs; you must attend the first session in order to attend the second session. Please RSVP to let us know you are coming by calling 305284-LIFE (5433).

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Kevin Locke- The Hoop of Life In celebration of Native American Heritage Month

November 16 at 7 PM Clarke Recital Hall The Hoop of Life is a program that engages students through Native flute music, story telling and Kevin’s world renowned Hoop Dance. Through your participation, Kevin weaves the spirit of the indigineous people with the message of the importance of One-World. Kevin Locke is frequently cited as an ambassador of Native American culture to the United States and the world. He has also been active on the board of directors of the Lakota Language Consortium- a non profit organization working toward the revitalization of the Lakota language. In 1990, he won a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest award granted to such traditional artists. In 2009, he won the $100,000 Bush Foundation Award.

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November 16, 7pm Clarke Recital Hall The Hoop of Life is a program that engages students through Native flute music, story telling and Kevin’s world re-nowned Hoop Dance. Through your participation, Kevin weaves the spirit of the indigineous people with the message of the importance of OneWorld. For more informationplease contact MSA at (305) 284-2855.

Table Tennis Singles Tournament (Deadline 11/15)

Shake things up and play some pong! Match your skills against other students in the Singles Table Tennis Tournament taking place on November 17 at 6 p.m. The deadline to register is November 15 before 5 p.m. A $5 entry is due at the time of registration. For more information, call the intramural hotline at 305-284-8501. Unity Newsletter


THE LAUNCH PAD presents 2010 GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK The Launch Pad invites you to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. All events are open to the community and will be held on the University of Miami campus. Please visit www.thelaunchpad.org/GEW for complete schedule and registration. Highlights during the week include: Monday, November 15 - 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. University Center Patio - TASTE of ENTREPRENEURSHIP Explore entrepreneurship in the food and beverage industries and culinary arts. Over 30 businesses will cover the University Center Patio serving samples and sharing their story to success! Taste the sweetest South Florida cupcakes, sample Latin American fare, and sip your way through energy drinks and natural juices. Hear from our food product entrepreneur panel and a restaurateurs’ case study with the founders of Olive Garden, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, and Power Pizza. Tuesday, November 16 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Storer Auditorium - ELEVATOR PITCH CONTEST FINALE Over 130 businesses competed. Now 22 finalists have just 90-seconds for a chance to share over $100,000 in prizes at the Elevator Pitch Contest finale! Who will be the winning entrepreneurs? Complete list of finalists and prizes thanks to our sponsors at www.thelaunchpad.org/elevatorpitch. Contest sponsored by The Miami Herald. Wednesday, November 17 - 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Newman Alumni Center - WOMEN in ENTREPRENEURSHIP It’s all about girl power! Network with innovative leaders and businesswomen in South Florida. Learn how to attract investors with Venture Architects’ managing director, Melissa Krinzman, who has worked with over 500 companies to raise approximately $750 million in investment capital. Market yourself and your business with public speaking expert Anne Freedman from Speak Out Inc. Hear from women who have launched products in Miami. Enjoy lunch with a keynote address by Dr. Leslie Baumann, CEO of Skin Type Solutions™ Wednesday, November 17 - 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Storer Auditorium - SIX DEGREES to SUCCESS NETWORKING SKILLS Use your human web, not only for developing business contacts, but also for launching new ideas, seeking inspiration, and creating linkages. Thursday, November 18 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. University Center Ballrooms - EXPORTING your ENTREPRENEURIAL DREAMS Lunch and learn with a US National Champion Exporter of the Year: Neal Asbury, CEO of The Legacy Companies. Mr. Asbury will sign free copies of Conscientious Equity, his plan of action based on the first hand experience of a seasoned entrepreneur working nationally and abroad. Copies made available thanks in part to Mr. Asbury and Macmillan publishing. Thursday, November 18 - 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Various Locations - THURSDAY TECH TALK The afternoon in technology begins at the University Center with entrepreneurs and internet security specialists from AuthenWare, Ligatt Security, KRAA Security and Third Solutions. Later, join MIT Enterprise Forum and RefreshMiami at the Rathskellar for free beer, wings, and networking with web and technology professionals. The evening concludes at Storer Auditorium with a case study of two new “gadgets” – Ankit earphones and MobileHelp medical alert – and a panel of tech experts from Athena Marketing, Greenberg Traurig, Max Borges Agency, and OpenPeak. Friday, November 19 - 11am to 2:30pm University Center I-Lounge - FASHION FORWARD FRIDAY Are you a fashionista or style maven? Mix and mingle with Miami’s up-and-coming designers and trend setters during this afternoon with fashion entrepreneurs. The designer showcase will be open all afternoon - clothing lines, accessories, footwear, and active wear! Learn about other opportunities beyond design from the beauty product panel including: H.I.M.istry Grooming and Skincare, PrinceReigns Skincare, and Specific Beauty. Get your fashion 4-1-1 with The Launch Pad! To see the complete Global Entrepreneurship Week agenda and event details including location and speakers, visit www. thelaunchpad.org/GEW. Please note, some events require pre-registration.

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Calendar

11/15 12pm UC Rock 7pm Stanford Master’s Apt. 11/16 12pm UC Patio 6:30pm UC Ballroom B 7pm Clarke Recital Hall 11/17 7:30pm Wesley Foundation 8pm UC Rock 11/18 6:30pm UC Ballroom B 7:30pm LC 160 8pm UC Ballroom C UC Ballroom A 9pm UC Patio 11/22 6pm Hecht Classroom 6:30pm COISO Office 7pm UC 224 11/23 6pm Mahoney Res. College 6:30pm UC Ballroom B 11/26 12pm Tropical Park 11/30 6:30pm UC Ballroom B 7pm UC Ballroom A

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ASU- Rock of Africa ASU- Homophobia in Africa FEC-Conga for a Cause FEC-General Body Mtg. MSA - Native American Program Associationfor Awareness of Blood Cancers - Speak for a Cure ASU-Afrocentria FSA- General Body Mtg. Lamba Theta Phi - Latinization of America M.A.P.S- General Body Mtg. ASU Dance Lesson COISO-International Dance Competition SLB- Myths & Stereotypes COISO-Thanksgiving Mixer ASU-General Body Mtg. B.O.N.D- In The Boondocks FEC-General Body Mtg. FEC-Lechon Bowl FEC-General Body Mtg. UBS- General Body Mtg.

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2011 UGlobe Study Abroad Programs

Go to www.uglobe.org to apply today Our Summer 2011 undergraduate and graduate programs includes two week courses in: Argentina, France, Ghana, Peru and Russia. These 500 level courses are open to upper division undergraduate and graduate students. The courses are led by UM faculty members and are designed to include presentations by local academics, diplomats and experts. For more information, please visit the UM/MAIA summer program website at: http://www.uglobe.org

Hispanic Heritage Month 2011

2011 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Committee Are you passionate about commemorating Hispanic culture? Do you want to be part of bringing new and exciting events that celebrate Latino traditions, heritage, and customs? If so, then be part of the 2011 HHM Celebration Committee and help plan this year’s events. The month will be filled with entertaining and engaging programs. Application is available at www.miami. edu/msa/hhm . Submit your application to lpaniagua@miami.edu. All committee applications are DUE December 1st . For more information contact MSA at 305-284-2855.

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Nestlé USA Leadership Symposium For Diverse Leaders of Tomorrow

Deadline:: December 15, 2010 ATTENTION STUDENTS! Develop the skills to become a successful global business leader. The Nestlé USA Leadership Symposium for Diverse Leaders of Tomorrow is a three-day intensive program designed for undergraduate minority students interested in a career in business who hold a leadership position in an on or off-campus diverse student organization. Applicants must demonstrate strong leadership skills and even greater leadership potential. The 2011 Symposium will be held April 13 – 17 at the Nestlé USA Headquarters in Glendale, California. Thirty students will be selected for this opportunity to meet with senior corporate executives, gaining invaluable insight on leadership while networking with other future executives from across the nation. Nestlé USA will arrange all meals and pay for related travel and accommodations. APPLY NOW! Visit http://www.nestleusa.com/ PubCareers/Diversity.aspx to download the application and find out more about the program and criteria. APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 15, 2010 Questions? Email CampusRecruiting@ us.nestle.com Visit www.NestleUSA. com for more information about our company.

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Jewish Culture International Community Service Scholarships

Deadline: November 30 Criteria: Scholarships are awarded annually for professional training for careers in Jewish education, Jewish social service, the rabbinate, shehita, and milah. The recipients must commit themselves after their training to serve two to three years in a Jewishly deprived Diaspora community outside the United States, Canada, and Israel where such professional personnel are urgently needed. Recipient should also be knowledgeable in the language and culture of that country or be prepared to learn it. Scholarships are open to any individual, regardless of country of origin, who is presently receiving or plans to undertake training in his/her chosen field in a recognized yeshiva, teacher training seminary, school of social work, university, or other educational institution. Deadline: November 30 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000-$2,000 Contact: Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture 15 East 26th St. Room 1901 New York, NY 10010 http://www.mfjc.org/support/Brochures/community_services.pdf

NASCAR Diversity Mentorship Program

When: November 20th and 21st Where: Homestead Miami Speedway Who: Students from ethnically diverse backgrounds with an interest in sports marketing, event coordinating, NASCAR, public relations, business development, television or radio. How: Email Alejandra Diaz-Calderon (adiazcalderon@nascar.com) to confirm your interest. The NASCAR Diversity Mentorship Program is a joint effort between NASCAR’s Series Operations and Diversity Affairs departments that aims to select two (2) students to take part in an immersion experience in Richmond International Raceway. Selected students will be paired up with NASCAR Diversity Affairs representatives, who will act as the on-site liaisons assisting in all of the student’s needs throughout the weekend. Students are given a detailed itinerary that outlines their scheduled events which often includes shadowing industry professionals, tours of the facility, sitting-in on industry meetings, as well as assisting NASCAR in pre-race and post-race activities. In many cases, the agenda for the students is customized to fit their degree program and interests, as the program reaches many areas of our sport including sports marketing, communications, event coordination, sales, public relations, television, and radio.

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Congressional Hispanic Causcus Institute Internship

About: CHCI is recruiting Hispanic American students - undergraduate and graduate - for its nationally recognized youth development leadership programs. Applications for CHCI’s 2011 Congressional Internship, Public Policy Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship, and Scholarship Programs are now available online at www.chci.org. The Congressional Internship Program provides college students with Congressional placements on Capitol Hill for eight weeks during the summer and twelve weeks in the spring and fall. Participants are exposed to the legislative process and strengthen their professional and leadership skills. Housing, travel and stipend are provided. 2011 Congressional Internship Deadlines: Spring: November 5, 2010 Summer: February 4, 2011 Fall: April 29, 2011 About: CHCI’s nine month Public Policy Fellowship Program, conducted from September to May, seeks to enhance participants’ leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and produce more competent and competitive Latino professionals in public policy areas. The program provides college graduates with national, hands-on public policy experience in a congressional office, federal agency, nonprofit sector, or corporate setting. Travel, healthcare and monthly stipend are provided. The Public Policy Fellowship Program application deadline: February 18, 2011. About: CHCI’s nine month Graduate Fellowship Program offers unparalleled experience in the underserved public policy areas of education, health, housing, international affairs, law, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). This competitive program is for exceptional Latinos who have earned a master’s degree within three years of the program start date. The International Affairs Fellowship includes three months abroad in Mexico. Travel, health insurance and a monthly stipend are provided. Program application deadline: February 18, 2011. About: With close to $3 million in need-based scholarships awarded to Hispanic students since 2001, CHCI’s Scholarship Program is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a two-four year accredited college or university. Students pursing an associate’s degree may apply for a grant in the amount of $1,000; $2,500 for bachelor’s candidates; $5,000 for graduate students. Program application deadline: April 16, 2011. To be eligible, all program applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, be a graduate or undergraduate student with remarkable leadership potential, and have demonstrated a vast history and commitment to community and public service..

Harry S. Truman Scholarship Announcement 2011

Campus Deadline: November 22, 2010 If you hope to be a “change agent,” in time, improving the ways that government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or educational institutions serve the public, consider applying for the Truman Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship provides up to $30,000 in funding to students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields. Students must be college juniors at the time of selection and must have demonstrated interest and potential for careers in government, education or the non-profit and advocacy sectors. All majors are welcome. To be eligible you must be: •a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with Junior academic standing •nominated by the Truman Scholarship Representative at UM •In the top 25% of your class •A US Citizen, permanent resident or US national A good candidate for the Truman Scholarship also has: •an extensive record of public and community service •demonstrated leadership abilities and communication skills •commitment to careers in government or elsewhere in public service The University of Miami may nominate no more than four students to compete for the national scholarship. A selection will be held to identify the nominees whose applications are most likely to fare well in the national competition. The campus deadline is November, 22, 2010. If you are interested in being a nominee, visit the Truman Scholarship website: www.truman.gov then contact the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships at prestigiousawards@miami.edu for complete application instructions.

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Humanity in Action: Fellowship Program

Deadline: January 10, 2011 Content: Humanity in Action (HIA) Fellowship Program brings together university students from the United States and Europe for a rigorous, interdisciplinary inquiry into human rights, diversity, and minority issues for five weeks from a comparative, international perspective. Fellows are selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitments to minority rights, evidence of leadership potential, and outstanding academic achievement. HIA pays housing during its programs, along with a modest food stipend. Eligibility Requirements: -Enrolled sophomore, junior, or recent graduate at the time of application. -All majors and academic disciplines are encouraged to apply. -The GPA is just one criterion HIA evaluates during the selection process. No specific GPA threshold us required. -Applicants may apply for one or both of the fellowship programs (American and/ or European) but can participate only in one. Summer 2011 Program: Deadline: January 10, 2011 Application available at: http://www. humanityinaction.org For more information, please contact: Ms. Kefryn Reese Office of Academic Enhancement Email: prestigiousawards@miami.edu Phone: 305-284-5387

Youth Exchange for Young Professionals in Germany

Deadline: December 1, 2010 The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a yearlong fellowship to study and intern in Germany, is currently accepting applications from your students. CBYX is open to applicants in all career fields without any prior German language knowledge, and is funded by the US and German governments through a grant provided by the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, under the authority of the FulbrightHays Act of 1961, as amended. More information can be found at www.cbyx.info. The CBYX program covers the costs of and annually provides 75 participants with: • 2 months intensive German language training in Cologne, Bremen, or Radolfzell • Semester of study at a German University or University of Applied Sciences • 5-month internship with a German company in the participant’s career field • Homestays with German host families, in shared apartments, and student dorms • Transatlantic airfare, health insurance, and monthly living expense stipends • Various seminars in the US and Germany • Local in-country support throughout the program CBYX for Young Professionals is open to students in all fields of study, though preference is given to students in vocational, technical, engineering, agricultural, business, and scientific fields. Applicants should have clear career goals and some relevant work experience in their career field, which may include summer, parttime, or internship work. Prior German language knowledge is not required, though it is strongly preferred. Participants must be between the ages of 18-24, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be US citizens or permanent residents. Interested applicants can apply online at www.cbyx.info. The application deadline for the 2011-2012 program is December 1, 2010. Students planning to apply should contact Kefryn Reese in the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships at prestigiousawards@miami.edu November 15

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Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program

Deadline: Dec. 1, 2010 The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Recipients of the SMART scholarship receive a cash award paid at $21,000 to $41,000 per year (depending on prior educational experience), full tuition and related education expenses, health insurance, a book allowance, summer internship opportunities, and postgraduation career opportunities. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at Department of Defense laboratories. SMART Scholars are: •Outstanding students with demonstrated ability and special aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields • Employed, post-degree, as a civilian employee of one of the many DoD research facilities (length of employment is commensurate with length of scholarship funding) • Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students • Enrolled, accepted, or seeking acceptance at a U.S. college or university (applicants for undergraduate awards must be already enrolled) • At least 18 years of age and are United States citizens For applications and additional information visit http://smart.asee.org/ UM students planning to apply should contact Kefryn Reese in the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships at prestigiousawards@miami.edu

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Carnegie Endowment

Deadline: December 1 Each year, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace holds a rigorous national competition to select approximately 8-10 graduating seniors to serve as research assistants. They are matched with senior associates – academics, former government officials, lawyers and journalists from around the world – to work on a variety of international affairs issues. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, participate in meetings with high level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists and government officials. Junior Fellows spend one year (beginning August 1st) at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC. Positions are full-time and include a salary and benefits package. 2011-2012 Projects • Democracy/Rule of Law – Political Science background preferred. • Middle East Studies – Native or near-native Arabic language skills essential. • Nonproliferation • South Asian Studies – Strong math skills required in additional to background in international affairs or political science. • Energy and Climate – Quantitative skills required. • Chinese Studies – Mandarin Chinese reading skills a huge plus. • Russian/Eurasian and Central Asian Studies – Excellent Russian language skills required. • US Role in the World To be eligible, you must be: • a graduating senior • GPA 3.7 or higher (strongly recommended) • nominated by the Designated Nominating Official at UM • A US Citizen, permanent resident or international student with an F-1 student visa (F-1 students must be eligible to work in the US for a full twelve months following graduation.) To apply, contact the UM Designated Nominating Official, Kefryn Reese, in the Office of Academic Enhancement at prestigiousawards@miami.edu. For more information on the program visit www.CarnegieEndowment.org.

Boren Scholarship

Deadline: December 20, 2010 Opportunities for U.S. Undergraduate Students to study in world regions critical to U.S. Interests. Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin American, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Boren Scholars represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Boren Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Applicants should identify how their study abroad program, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. NSEP draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness. The on-campus deadline for Boren Scholarships is December 20, 2010 for study abroad taking place in the 2011-2012 academic year. For more information visit www.borenawards.org or e-mail Kefryn Reese at prestigiousawards@miami.edu

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Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program

Deadline: February 4, 2011 The Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) is a paid summer fellowship designed to foster the entrance of talented students from diverse backgrounds within the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts into graduate school and faculty positions in U.S. colleges and universities. More broadly, the program seeks to increase the presence in graduate school and eventually in academic ranks of minorities and others who demonstrate a commitment to eradicating racial disparities. Each summer, the program brings a cohort of 20 undergraduates (rising juniors and seniors) from colleges and universities in the U.S. to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus for an intensive, ten-week research experience. Students are expected to develop a 20-page research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor with whom they are paired according to areas of study and research interests. sample calendar of required activities and deadlines is available on our website. Students with backgrounds in sociology, anthropology or philosophy would be strong candidates. For more information on research projects that would be relevant, please go to the CGS website (http://genomics.unc.edu/ genomicsandsociety), or contact Dr. Skinner (debra.skinner@unc.edu). Program applicants should be mindful that MURAP offers an intensive research experience which requires a substantial commitment of time, intellectual resources and effort. Therefore, students may not be employed or take classes while enrolled in the program. Student fellows are selected based on a variety of factors that may include their academic promise, clarity and quality of their statement of research interests, availability of an appropriate mentor match, their demonstrated commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented minorities in academic settings in the fields designated above, serious intent to pursue graduate (as opposed to professional) studies, and willingness and ability to participate in all aspects of the MURAP program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, must have completed at least four semesters of undergraduate study, and must have at least one semester of undergraduate work remaining when they enter MURAP. In completing the statement of research interests included in the application, students must demonstrate clearly their fit with and suitability for the program given MURAP’s mission and selection criteria. For more information about the program and to learn how to apply please visit MURAP’s website http://www.unc.edu/depts/murap/index.html.

Institute for Responsible Citizenship

Deadline: January 7, 2011 Now Accepting Applications for the Class of 2012. For more information, please visit our website at www.i4rc. orgFollow us on Facebookand Twitter Questions? Contact John Saunders at info@i4rc.org or (202) 659-2831 —Program Highlights— - High-level internships around Washington, DC - Exposure to influential leaders - Rigorous academic training - Leadership development seminars - Activities that promote strong bonds —Program Details — - All majors welcome - Must be a college sophomore to apply - Must commit to two summers - Housing is provided by the Institute We inspire the best and brightest African American male college students to become men of great character who will make significant contributions to their communities, their country, and the world November 15

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

Deadline: December 6, 2010 The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action. 2011’s Suggested Topics: · Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. · Reflect on the relationship between religion and ethics in today’s world, making sure to draw on your own life as a guide. · What does your own experience tell you about the relationship between politics and ethics and, in particular, what could be done to make politics more ethical? Full-time undergraduate juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States are welcome to enter the Essay Contest. All submissions to the essay contest are judged anonymously. A distinguished committee reviews the essays and a jury, headed by Elie Wiesel, chooses the winners. Please note that no manuscripts will be returned and essays may not be submitted elsewhere until the awards have been announced. Winning essays become the property of The Elie Wiesel Foundation and may not be reproduced elsewhere without written permission. For additional information, please visit www.eliewieselfoundation.org. UM students planning to submit applications should contact Kefryn Reese in the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships at prestigiousawards@miami.edu

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