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October 2012
Volume 3, Issue 3

Miami's Music Fills Carnegie Hall
From the Chamber Singers' joyous opening of La Traviata's "Brindisi" to the combined choirs and orchestra's majestic Alma Mater finale, Miami's music resonated throughout New York City's Carnegie Hall Sunday afternoon, Oct. 7. >>

C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus Tour Visits Miami
Several political science and journalism majors posed questions via Skype on Oct. 4, to Katrina Vanden Huevel, editor and publisher of The Nation. Topics included the 2012 presidential campaign, the latest unemployment figures, the Supreme Court, and the first debate between President Obama and Governor Romney. Click here to watch Miami’s video segment that begins at 6 minutes, 55 seconds. >>

Professor's Breast Cancer Research First of Its Kind
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as charity events and awareness drives gain momentum across the country, professor Chris Wolfe lends an academic hand to the question of genetic breast cancer testing. >>

Modernizing the Marcum Center
Extensive renovations to the building have resulted in geothermal technology for heating and cooling, more energy-efficient windows, and an adjacent parking lot that is the first location on the Oxford campus with an electrical charging station for hybrid-powered cars. >>

Showing a Great Return on Tuition Investment
SmartMoney.com analyzed 50 universities to determine which alumni received the best salary return on their tuition costs. Miami is ranked 11th, with its alumni earning an average median salary of $46,600 after three years and $85,500 after 15 years. >>

Institute for Entrepreneurship Extends Winning Streak
For the fifth year in a row, Entrepreneur magazine ranks Miami's Institute for Entrepreneurship as one of the best in the nation. Factors such as strong professors with innovative startup business backgrounds, internships, and an internationally recognized undergraduate social entrepreneurship program contributed to the ranking. >>


Watch the Armstrong Student Center come to life in pictures. >>


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