"National Summer Transportation Institute Program" -An Article for the University of Miami College of Engineering

"National Summer Transportation Institute Program" -An Article for the University of Miami College of Engineering

By TBD | 04/28/17

The College of Engineering hosts an innovative summer program to encourage women and minority high school students to pursue higher education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The College of Engineering is proud to have hosted U.S.

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"Examining the Startup Nation"- An Entrepreneurship Article for Business Miami

"Examining the Startup Nation"- An Entrepreneurship Article for Business Miami

By Doreen Hemlock

A small country (the size of New Jersey) with 8.5 million people (fewer than New York City), Israel has the second-highest concentration of startups worldwide, after California’s Silicon Valley. It has more companies on the NASDAQ exchange than Japan, South Korea and India combined – a total of 93.

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"Alex Rodriguez Courtyard Dedicated, Honoring All-Star’s $500,000 Donation" - A Business Article for the University of Miami

"Alex Rodriguez Courtyard Dedicated, Honoring All-Star’s $500,000 Donation" - A Business Article for the University of Miami

By Lauren Comander | 02/23/17

Standing under a green and orange balloon arch, Alex Rodriguez talked about his lifelong love of the University of Miami that took hold during those Ron Fraser-era baseball games. “It made a huge impact on my life,” he said.

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"Cracking Compliance"- Compliance Theory for Health and Financial Industries for Business Miami

"Cracking Compliance"- Compliance Theory for Health and Financial Industries for Business Miami

By Lauren Comander

For the third year in a row, about a dozen undergraduate students gained valuable knowledge and experience in a growing field through the School’s Compliance Boot Camp. Ranging from freshmen to seniors, they each returned to campus a week early from winter break to study the basic concepts of compliance theory and practice in the health care and financial industries. They learned from business law faculty members Anita Cava and Mark Shapiro, as well as professionals in the field, then applied the information in developing case presentations on real-life compliance failures. The Boot Camp has proven so valuable that Shapiro is offering a new undergraduate business law course, The Art and Science of Compliance, this fall.

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"Anuj Mehrotra Steps In To Lead School As Dean Search Gets Underway" University of Miami Faculty Profile for Business Miami

"Anuj Mehrotra Steps In To Lead School As Dean Search Gets Underway" University of Miami Faculty Profile for Business Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

Anuj Mehrotra will serve as interim dean of the School of Business while the University conducts a search for a permanent dean following the departure of Eugene Anderson. He stepped down after his five-year term ended this summer.

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"New Scholarship Funding"- An Educational Funding Article for Business Miami

"New Scholarship Funding"- An Educational Funding Article for Business Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

A UNIQUE, recently endowed scholarship will offer new opportunities to students who wish to study international business, while helping increase the School’s diversity. Angel and Margie Gallinal created the Gallinal Family Endowed Scholarship, which will assist undergraduate School of Business students who are first-generation citizens and members of underrepresented minority groups. The students must plan to study international business.

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"The Piechoski Family Endowed Graduate Engineering Fellowship Fund"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"The Piechoski Family Endowed Graduate Engineering Fellowship Fund"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By TBD | 07/31/17 

In 1972, when Michael J. “Pete” Piechoski (BBA ’76) was applying to colleges, “University of Miami was really the only school that gave me a shot,” he said. “I didn’t know how lucky I was then. Because if I could do it all over again, UM is exactly where I’d want to be.”

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"The College of Engineering Scholarship Fund Turns a Dream into a Reality"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"The College of Engineering Scholarship Fund Turns a Dream into a Reality"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/31/17 

As a young girl growing up in Venezuela, neither the University of Miami nor an engineering degree was on the radar for Maria Villasmil (BSIE ’16). But in 2005, the Villasmil family moved to Miami. It was the perfect place for the family to settle, enabling them to hold onto their Venezuelan roots while enjoying Miami’s diversity of cultures.

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"Giving From a Deep Well of UM Pride" - An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"Giving From a Deep Well of UM Pride" - An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 09/25/17 

Hurricane pride runs deep in the Milton family. Three brothers, one of the brother’s wives and two of their sons are all UM graduates – and all attribute their career successes to their UM educations. Husband and wife Cecil J.

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"Conserving Hearing During Inner-Ear Surgery"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"Conserving Hearing During Inner-Ear Surgery"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 01/30/17

A $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is helping Suhrud M. Rajguru, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering’s Biomedical Engineering Department and Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Otolaryngology, explore how hypothermia might help preserve residual hearing in patients who undergo cochlear implant surgery.

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"New Technique to Reduce Inner-Ear Trauma During Cochlear Implant Surgery"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"New Technique to Reduce Inner-Ear Trauma During Cochlear Implant Surgery"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 02/15/17

Not all patients who receive cochlear implants to treat deafness are totally without hearing; many have some residual hearing. But the inner-ear surgery required to implant these life-changing devices can often result in trauma that causes loss of that residual hearing. Suhrud M.

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"The Use of High-Dimensional Sparse Structural Equation Modeling"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"The Use of High-Dimensional Sparse Structural Equation Modeling"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 06/17/19

Structural equation modeling (SEM) is a powerful and flexible toolbox for statistical inference – the practice of forming judgments typically on the basis of random sampling. SEM is a set of mathematical models, computer algorithms and statistical methods that function as tools to help with statistical inference. However, despite the flexibility of structural equation models (SEMs), there are few efficient and effective inference methods that can work with the kinds of problems with many variables and possible values that commonly occur in contemporary fields, such as genomics.

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"Why Unemployment Checks Affect Wages"- What Happens When Unemployment Benefits are Extended?

"Why Unemployment Checks Affect Wages"- What Happens When Unemployment Benefits are Extended?

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

Unemployed workers become more desperate for a job as their unemployment benefits get close to running out. This usually means they’re willing to accept lower pay for a job. It’s a fact that employers often exploit, and one reason that wages can vary dramatically among workers at the same company with the same productivity.

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"From the Mountains of Afghanistan to Miami and Beyond"- A Student Profile for The University of Miami

"From the Mountains of Afghanistan to Miami and Beyond"- A Student Profile for The University of Miami

By Lauren Comander | 05/12/2107

Today, over an iced mocha latte at a Coral Gables Starbucks, Rashid celebrates his newly conferred Master of Science in Management Studies degree from the School of Business Administration and reflects on how far he’s come. “I graduated from one of the world’s top schools!” he marvels.

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"Creating a New School"- An Alumni Article for Business Miami

"Creating a New School"- An Alumni Article for Business Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer 

In 2012, when he became president of the Latin Builders Association (LBA), the largest Hispanic construction and real estate association in the United States, Bernie Navarro had a mission for the industry organization: have a lasting impact on South Florida. Navarro is CEO of Benworth Capital Partners, one of South Florida’s largest private mortgage lenders, and is a member of the School’s Real Estate Advisory Board. He envisioned a charter high school run and supported by the LBA. Within months, the LBA Construction and Business Management Academy was a reality. This is the first business charter school started by a business association, such as the LBA, in the US.

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"A Silver Lining for UM Students Who Weathered Irma"- A Profile for the University of Miami

"A Silver Lining for UM Students Who Weathered Irma"- A Profile for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/5/2017

When international student Qianyun Ding, a first year graduate student, came from Jiangsu – a coastal Chinese province north of Shanghai, China – to study at the College of Engineering, she may not have expected to see quite so much of Miami as she did.

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"Eminent Aerospace Engineering Professor Joins College as Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

"Eminent Aerospace Engineering Professor Joins College as Chair of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department"- An Engineering Article for the University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 8/2/2017

Victoria Coverstone joined the College of Engineering (CoE) as the new chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) on Aug. 1. The first woman to chair any department in the College, Coverstone takes over from Weiyong Gu, who will continue to teach and conduct research as a full-time professor in the MAE department.

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"Improving U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness" - An Article on Manufacturing for the University of Miami

"Improving U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness" - An Article on Manufacturing for the University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 1/11/2017

The College of Engineering (CoE) and other members of the Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance Inc. (SMIA) will lead the U.S. Department of Energy’s new Reducing EMbodied-energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute as it forges clean energy initiatives deemed critical in keeping U.S. manufacturing competitive.

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"Meet Michael Bowermaster ’21"- Student Profile for the University of Miami

"Meet Michael Bowermaster ’21"- Student Profile for the University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/24/2017

For Michael Bowermaster ’21, a College of Engineering (CoE) biomedical engineering major, the journey to the CoE was not a long one. Born and raised in Miami, Michael has always had the University of Miami on his radar.

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"Home Building for a Cause"- A Housing Article for Florida Trend

"Home Building for a Cause"- A Housing Article for Florida Trend

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 2/27/2018

Shoe company Tom’s has thrived by promising to give a free pair of shoes to someone in need for every pair purchased. Andres Klein, founder and president of Miami-based real estate development firm BH Investment Group, thought a similar program could help non-profit Techo, which builds small transitional homes for families in need.

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