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iPads give nutritional facts at campus eateries

Nutritional information is now a tap and swipe away in the dining halls and food court. Dining Services, in conjunction with Chartwells, has installed kiosks with mounted iPads that allow students to access the nutritional information of items on the menu and provide feedback on Chartwells’ service via an app. The system is being tested…

Future teachers partner with local high schools
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Future teachers partner with local high schools

Andrew DeMuro’s history students at Booker T. Washington Senior High School didn’t understand how learning about Napoleon Bonaparte, the 18th-century Frenchman, could be useful to them. DeMuro, a spring 2012 graduate from the University of Miami’s School of Education and Human Development, taught his students that lessons about the historical French leader are still important…

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School of Education offers high-tech laboratory

The new Max Orovitz Laboratory in the School of Education may give students the sudden urge to change their majors. The lab holds technologically advanced equipment, including a 3D motion analysis system and other complex research tools. This allows Education students to do complex research in areas such as aging and human performance, with subjects ranging from the…

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Nonprofit honors student for work at YES Institute

Joseph Zolobczuk’s first day at work wasn’t what he expected. Fifteen years ago, he arrived at the office of Project YES, looking for a job. Project YES – now known as the YES Institute – is a nonprofit, based at 5275 Sunset Dr., that seeks to educate and inform others on topics involving gender and…

Local high school partners with future teachers
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Local high school partners with future teachers

Andrew DeMuro’s history students at Booker T. Washington Senior High School didn’t understand how learning about Napoleon Bonaparte, the 18th-century Frenchman, could be useful to them. DeMuro, currently a senior in the University of Miami’s School of Education, taught his class that lessons about the historical French leader are still important because “that short kid…

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Cosford Cinema offers old movie options

The Bill Cosford Cinema will transform on Thursday into a theater of the bizarre, featuring films with sex, violence, vice and the worst director of all time. University of Miami’s Norton Herrick Center for Motion Pictures Studies will draw from its large collection of rare exploitation films to host a discussion on exploitation cinema and…

iPads offer nutritional facts at campus eateries
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iPads offer nutritional facts at campus eateries

Nutritional information is now a tap and a swipe away in the dining halls and food court. Dining Services, in conjunction with Chartwells, has installed kiosks with mounted iPads that allow students to access the nutritional information of items on the menu and provide feedback on Chartwells’ service via an app. The system is being…

Culture

The Next Big Thing Tour comes to Florida

All roads will lead to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday as local bands battle in hopes of being crowned The Next Big Thing. Revolution Live will be the South Florida stop for The Next Big Thing Tour, a show that brings together the best local and unsigned talent to battle at one of the area’s premier…

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