February 2015, Volume 19, Number 1

MDC News Bytes

Red orchid

A Tropical Oasis Unfurls at North Campus

MDC welcomes more and more visitors to its Palmetum, a tropical haven of biodiversity.


Linda Rottenberg with her book

WeXchange Turns Focus to Women Entrepreneurs

MDC’s regional forum for women entrepreneurs recently hosted its second annual edition at Wolfson Campus.


Ebola virus

MDC Helps the Region Understand Ebola

Medical Campus’ Benjamín León School of Nursing recently held a panel discussion on the ethical challenges of the virus.


American Dream Scholars

Fulfilling the American Dream

Miami Dade College welcomed the incoming class of American Dream Scholars during a festive convocation ceremony in the fall.


Knight Foundation logo

Connecting Communities

SmartPARCs @ North is a finalist in the inaugural Knight Cities Challenge.


Dr. Vicente Palomera

A New Look at Psychoanalysis

MDC’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives recently hosted a talk by renowned scientist Dr. Vicente Palomera on ‘The Potential of Psychoanalysis.’


Jose Keichi Fuentes

Lessons in Civil Liberties

The Japanese-American experience during WWII was the focus of a recent presentation to commemorate 70 years since the end of Japanese internment.


Bobby Bush

Center Stage for Phil Collins

MDC student Bobby Bush recently had the honor of opening a Phil Collins concert in Miami Beach.


Students carrying flags

Around Campus

Exciting events abound at MDC campuses.



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