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Dee stepping down as Miami AD

MIAMI, May 10 (UPI) -- Paul Dee is resigning as the athletic director at Miami of Florida on June 1, 2008. The 60-year-old Dee will have served in the position for 15 years when he steps down.

Bush issues orders for veterans' care

WASHINGTON, April 25 (UPI) -- The Pentagon and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have been ordered by U.S. President George Bush to coordinate treatment of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.

Bush visits Walter Reed Hospital

WASHINGTON, March 30 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush said that bureaucratic failures caused poor conditions at Washington's Walter Reed Hospital during a visit there Friday.

Commission to tackle military healthcare

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush, speaking after reports of neglect at military hospitals, says a new panel will set healthcare standards for those facilities.

U.S. Army surgeon general loses job

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley is the latest U.S. Army officer to resign in the wake of scandal over inadequate patient care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The American Forces Press Service says Kiley resigned his post as Army surgeon general on Sunday.

Dole wants Walter Reed to remain open

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Former U.S. senator Bob Dole defended Walter Reed Hospital and predicted that Sen. Hilary Clinton, D-N.Y., would be the Democratic presidential nominee. Appearing on ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos, Dole talked at length about his personal ex

Dole: Veterans need better long-term care

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Robert Dole said Wednesday the military medical system fails veterans after their immediate injuries are treated.

Bush: Vets' healthcare to be fixed quickly

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush vowed Wednesday a new commission's findings on problems with returning veterans' healthcare would get "a quick response."

Bush calls Reed conditions 'unacceptable'

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush called the mistreatment of U.S. soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center "unacceptable."

SEIU-supported fast leaves four ill

MIAMI, April 18 (UPI) -- A hunger strike by janitors at the University of Miami over alleged civil rights abuses by their employer has caused four to be sent to a hospital.

The Almanac

This is Tuesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2006 with 320 to follow.
By United Press International

Colleges welcoming Katrina refugees

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Colleges across the country and Canada are offering places to displaced Gulf Coast students whose schools were closed by Hurricane Katrina.

The Almanac

This is Monday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2005 with 320 to follow.
By United Press International

Miami Touchdown Club allows woman

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- It took the college president to get it done, but the University of Miami (Fla.) Touchdown Club has decided to allow women to join from now on.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Transexual's divorce hits a snag ... Snail mail becomes lost mail ... Graduation speech plagiarized ... Protesters picket national spelling bee ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International
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Donna Shalala
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: (AFP OUT) Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) (R) and Donna Shalala (2nd L), president of the University of Miami, listen to President George W. Bush speak to the media March 16, 2007 in Washington, DC. Dole and Shalala, who was secretary of Health and Human Services under President Clinton, were appointed by Bush to lead a bipartisan investigation of shoddy conditions at Walter Reed Army Hospital. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Bob Dole;Donna Shalala;George W. Bush
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Donna Edna Shalala ( /ʃəˈleɪlə/ shə-lay-lə; born February 14, 1941) served for eight years as Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton and has been president of the University of Miami, a private university in Coral Gables, Florida, since 2001. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, by President George W. Bush in June 2008.

Shalala was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Maronite Catholic Lebanese immigrant parents and has a twin sister, Diane Fritel. She graduated from West Tech High School and received her bachelor's degree in 1962 from Western College for Women (which, in 1976, was merged with Miami University in Oxford, Ohio).

She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Iran from 1962-64, where she worked with other volunteers to construct an agricultural college.

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