February 2011, Volume 15, Number 1


Dr. J. Bernard Machen

MDC, UF Team Up for New Degree

Starting this fall, students can earn a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and cell science from the University of Florida without ever having to leave MDC’s North Campus.

University of Miami

Bridging the Gap in Minority Biomed Doctoral Programs

Partnering with the University of Miami, MDC is working to increase the number of minority students entering doctoral programs in biomedical research.

Students in a classroom

St. Thomas Connection Helps Math, Science Majors

Working with St. Thomas University, MDC is increasing minority enrollment in math and science majors through a U.S. Department of Education grant.

Laptop and iPhone

Medical Info Now Available 24/7

A mobile library created for students at MDC’s Medical Center Campus expands to give students access anytime and anywhere to academic resources related to medicine.


MDC Lends Hand to Nurses From Haiti

Collaborating with the Haitian American Nurses Association, MDC’s Medical Center Campus recently hosted student nurses from University Notre Dame of Haiti’s Nursing School.

José Orta speaking to students

The Science Behind Business

Students discover interdisciplinary connections during MDC’s study abroad program in Italy.

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