News briefs: 10/13

Mixed martial arts are headed to the BankUnited Center (BUC) on Saturday at 8 p.m.
The main fights will showcase Marcus Davis against Chuck O’Neil and Luis Palomino against Edson Berto. Tickets for students are $25 and are available at, the BUC Ticketmaster window or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

The first South Florida 5K run/walk to benefit Hope for Vision will be held on Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on Hollywood Beach. It will support research efforts to find a cure for blinding diseases. Registration begins at 6 a.m. and discounts are available for students. For more information and to register, visit

Spring 2012 registration appointments will be available on myUM on Oct. 24. The last day to drop a course for fall 2011 is Oct. 28. Online registration will begin on Nov. 7 for spring 2012.

The annual Miami Law Fair will take place on Oct. 22 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown Miami, which is accessible via Metrorail. It is located at 400 SE Second Ave. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Business-professional attire for seniors is highly encouraged, as this may be an opportunity to interview with admission officers. Business-casual attire for freshmen, sophomores and juniors is also encouraged. Flip-flops and T-shirts are not recommended. To RSVP, visit

Jonathan Borge and Stephanie Parra may be contacted at

October 11, 2011


Jonathan Borge

Assistant News Editor

Stephanie Parra


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