Events Beat Notebook

Meyer appointed Warren Johnson Chair, professor of marketing

The School of Business Administration announced the appointment of Robert Meyer as the new Warren Johnson Chair, a professorship of marketing.  He previously spent 18 years at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. A $2 million gift provided by the late Warren Johnson, who earned his BBA from the School of Business in 1950, will fund Meyer’s new position.

Surfrider UM helps to reduce beach litter

Surfrider UM, a student organization that holds beach clean-ups and other eco-friendly events, as well as surf clinics and camping trips, has joined the Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach to help reduce litter on Miami Beach. The club hopes to raise enough money to put ten recycling bins on the beach. A benefit concert was held Tuesday night at the UC Patio which included raffles, food and music.

Students celebrates Filipino-American heritage

The Filipino Student Association kicked off “Flippin’ U Out Week” Oct. 2, a series of events to inform UM students about Filipino-American heritage. Kickoff events were held at the UC Patio and included a fruit sale, performances and prizes. Miami Arnis, a Filipino martial arts group, also performed at Mahoney-Pearson.