UM professor wins Pathfinder Award

Cherie L. Stabler, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and the director of the tissue engineering program at the Diabetes Research Institute at the Miller School of Medicine, won the Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

This award is given to scientists that generate research on Type 1 diabetes and its side effects. Winners receive $1.5 million over the course of five years for their research.

Stabler’s research seeks to improve clinical islet transplantation, a technique used to fight diabetes.

UM student jumped and robbed on US1

A University of Miami student was robbed behind Blockbuster Video and CVS on US1 last Wednesday at 10:15 p.m., according to a crime alert sent by UMPD yesterday. The perpetrator was described as a black male between 5’9″ and 5’11” and of average build.

The victim’s bag, containing her Apple laptop, iPod and watch, was stolen.

This case is under investigation by the Coral Gables Police Department.

UM Debate Team wins competition

The University of Miami Debate Team won the Novice Division of the Joe Jackson Tournament held on Nov. 9.

On the final day of competition, UM’s team of freshmen Lauren Rutledge and Elana Reman defeated the University of Louisiana Lafayette in the finals. All of their elimination rounds were won by 3-0 decisions. Reman also placed fourth in individual debates, earning the Best Novice Speaker title.

Juniors Zoheb Nensey and Jonathan Raof won three of six debates while freshmen Trevor Lee and Brandon Mitchell won two. This put all these UM contestants in the top third of the tournament.

The tournament was hosted by the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Okla. 
Global Entrepreneurship Week ‘Launches’ Nov. 17
The Launch Pad is hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Week from Nov. 17 to Nov. 21.

The week’s goal is to show that entrepreneurship is an interdisciplinary activity. It begins with a commencement speaker, Larry Rosen, at 12:15 p.m on Nov. 17 on the UC Patio. According to Susan Amat, the executive director of the Launch Pad at Toppel, Rosen has started several companies, is an accomplished music producer, and has a background in computer science.

“The opening ceremony is going to be extremely memorial. Rosen has done it all and still finds time to come back,” Amat said.

Amat also highly suggested sessions entitled “Networking: Six Degrees for Success” and the “Roundtable on Entrepreneurship.”

November 12, 2008


Ed S. Fishman

News Editor

Around the Web
  • Error
  • UM News
  • HurricaneSports

RSS Error: WP HTTP Error: fsocket timed out

By showing how the controversial crime-fighting strategy is unevenly employed in marginalized neighb ...

Hosmay Lopez, of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University ...

UM alumna Shirley Hoffman Kilkelly was one of the few women engineers who worked on the Apollo 11 mo ...

College of Engineering alumnus Frank DeMattia was just 21 years old when he went to work at NASA on ...

Registered dietitian Stephanie Sanchez shares realistic, healthy ways to get you on track and headed ...

Junior defensive back Trajan Bandy was among those players named to the 2019 Jim Thorpe Award Presea ...

Seniors Michael Pinckney and Shaquille Quarterman were among those players named to the watch list f ...

Sophomore tight end Brevin Jordan was among the 60 players named to the 2019 John Mackey Award Prese ...

Estela Perez-Somarriba of the Miami women's tennis team added yet another elite accolade to her ...

Redshirt senior wide receiver K.J. Osborn was among six ACC players named to The Biletnikoff Award W ...

TMH Twitter
About TMH

The Miami Hurricane is the student newspaper of the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. The newspaper is edited and produced by undergraduate students at UM and is published weekly in print on Tuesdays during the regular academic year.