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Accounting Students, 1952
The Accounting Department of the School of Business Administration during the 1950s offered many courses for students wishing to become professional accountants. These students in 1952 practice on current office machines.

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Business School Offers Office Training Skills in the 1950s
One focus of the School of Business Administration during the 1950s was to provide specialized training for students who wished to become secretaries or office managers. In this 1952 class, students practice the methodical techniques of filing.

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Business School Student Gains Highest Award in National Exam, 1951
Gerald Berkhart (far left) received the highest score on the national accounting examination given in May, 1951. Burkhart was awarded a year's subscription to the Accountant's Journal by Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity. Left to right are Burkhart; Donald King, who received the second highest score in the exam taken by all accounting students; Wayne Reynolds, president of Delta Sigma Pi; Dr. Grover A. J. Note, Dean of the School of Business Administration; and William Zacur.

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Early Nursing Class
Established as South Florida's first baccalaureate nursing program in 1948, the nursing program was originally part of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Department of Nursing graduated its first students in 1956. It was later scheduled for dissolution, but emphasis on outstanding medical care at the School of Medicine gave reason for it to continue. The School of Nursing, relocated on the Medical Campus, was formed in 1968. The School was one of the first in the country to offer the nurse practitioner program in 1973. Two years after introducing the master's in nursing in 1976, the School added nurse midwifery and psychiatric-mental health nursing options. Now located on the Main Campus, the School of Nursing was the first in Florida to offer the doctorate in nursing in 1985.

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Law School Alumni Reunion, 1949
Law students work with Randy Christmas, Chairman of the reunion committee and vice president of the Student Bar Association, to plan the 1949 alumni reunion. Front row, left to right: Jim Eckhart, Eileen Murphy, Betty Brown, Harry Gardner and Jim Wallace. Standing, left to right: Jack Falk, Jean King, Ray Morrissey, Dan Killian, Randy Christmas, Andrew Sable, Minnette Massey and Joe St. Pierre.

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Law School, First Graduating Class and Faculty, 1929
Courses in law were offered in October 1926 when the University first opened. The University of Miami Law School was formally established in 1928. The School has benefited from a long tradition of excellence in teaching and leadership. Standing, left to right are its first graduates: Carleton Reiser, James Payne, Henry Carr, David Rosenhouse, Frank A. Johnson, Maxwell V. Miller, Arthur P. Coe. Seated, left to right: Julian S. Eaton, Professor Roy F. Howes, Dean Richmond Austin Rasco, Professor L.D. Covitt, Nicholas Hodsdon.

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McArthur Engineering Building Dedication, November 13, 1959.
In 1959, an Engineering building was made possible as the result of a donation from J. Neville McArthur, founder of McArthur Dairy. McArthur funded both the construction and the complete equipping of the engineering building that bears his name.   More information

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School of Architecture Established
The architecture department of the School of Engineering celebrated its birth as a separate school with a party in 1983. The first architectural program at the University of Miami was established in 1927 by John Llewellyn Skinner. In 1950, the architecture program, reduced by cost-cutting measures in the mid-1930s, re-emerged in the new College of Engineering as the department of architectural engineering.

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