Archive for March, 2011

Frosts give $35 million to Miami Science Museum’s new site – The Miami Herald

Posted on March 28th, 2011

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PHILANTHROPY Philanthropists Patricia and Phillip Frost pledged $35 million to the Miami Science Museum’s new home, putting the long-planned project on a fast track to completion. BY ANDRES VIGLUCCI With one of the biggest gifts ever pledged to a South Florida cultural institution, a prominent Miami philanthropic couple has given a rocket boost to the […]

Miami Science Museum Welcomes Five New Board Members: Cesar L. Alvarez Heads List of Newly Elected Leaders

Posted on March 17th, 2011

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Miami Science Museum recently welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees, as plans move forward to build the new Miami Science Museum in downtown Miami. Internationally recognized for his leadership in the legal, corporate, and charitable sectors, Cesar L. Alvarez, Executive Chairman of Greenberg Traurig. PA, heads the list of newly elected Trustees […]

MiaSci’s Sean Duran Awarded Prestigious Noyce Leadership Institute Fellowship

Posted on March 10th, 2011

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Sean Duran, Vice President, Exhibition and Design at Miami Science Museum, is one of 18 leaders from science centers and related institutions chosen worldwide for the Noyce Leadership Institute (NLI) Fellowship. The 2011-2012 Noyce Leadership Fellows each completed a rigorous application process and were selected by a group of professionals from the fields of science […]

MAST Academy at MiaSci

Posted on March 1st, 2011

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MAST Academy students recently met at the Museum with local environmental leaders as part of the students’ annual Contemporary Issues In Science Forum (CIIS). This year’s theme was “Eco-logical Energy: The Renewable State of Mind” and involved presentations by the students as well as student-led discussion panels on topics including conservation economics, environmental policy, transportation, […]