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Parking unavailable during construction

The ongoing construction of the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center will have an impact on campus parking. Parking on the north side of Max Orovitz building will be unavailable until the conclusion of work Friday. Access to the parking lot behind Founder’s Hall will only be accessible from Brescia Avenue. To get to the Max Orovitz building, students are encouraged to use the entrance off Levante Avenue, across from the rainbow building.

UM students receive prize in NASA competition

Students from the University of Miami College of Engineering received second prize in the 2008 NASA Aeronautics Contest for their futuristic plane design.

The UM team was made up of four undergraduate engineering students, senior Sebastian Aspe and juniors Joseph Dussling, Nicholas Heinz and Daniel Martinez.

They designed a theoretical aircraft, potentially usable in 50 years, that is quiet and ultra-efficient.

“This team accomplished a goal that we didn’t think was possible,” said Dussling, the engineering team’s captain. “We are proud of our accomplishments from this past semester, but we hope to accomplish even more in the coming year.”

Ten-year celebration for Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies

The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies and the College of Arts and Sciences will host a lecture series in celebration of their 10 years at the University of Miami.

The next lecture will be Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. in the Ibis Room at the James L. Knight Center. It will be a conference on Jewish geography.

Then, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., author Andrew G. Bostom will present “The Legacy of Anti-Semitism in Islam,” in Merrick Building 105. The event is part of the Dave and Mary Alper JCC’s 28th Annual Jewish Book Festival. Admission is free with a Cane Card, and $7 for the general public.

October 29, 2008

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