"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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"Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties: Economic Strengths and Challenges, People To Watch"- An Economic Article for Florida Trend

"Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties: Economic Strengths and Challenges, People To Watch"- An Economic Article for Florida Trend

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 3/28/2018

The graduation rate at Miami- Dade County Public Schools was 80.7% last year — highest since the state began tracking graduation statistics with modern methods. In 2007, the rate was 58.7%. Also last year, the system saw its first year with no schools receiving an F; in 1999, when the state began assigning letter grades, 26 schools in the county earned an F. Two-thirds of all schools earned grades of A or B last year, and the district’s average was a B. In October, the district was one of four in Florida to earn a $15-million U.S. Department of Education Magnet Schools Assistance Program grant. And school leaders seem to be making progress in their efforts to negotiate changes to a new state law that diverts millions in construction funding from traditional public schools to charter schools.

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"Retail market feels squeeze" - Business insight article for Miami Herald

"Retail market feels squeeze" - Business insight article for Miami Herald

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 8/10/2008

''Retail follows residential'' has always been a maxim in real estate.

And as housing prices soared and new condos multiplied, retail too saw glory days. In 2007, average asking rent at most retail shopping centers in Broward County grew for the fifth straight year. And in Miami-Dade County, retail rents hovered at nearly $30 a square foot in 2007, reports real estate services firm CB Richard Ellis.

But this year, the housing bust has put a big dent in consumer spending, and unemployment is up sharply. That means a dramatically changed retail real estate scene.

''Apprehensive,'' is how Stephen Bittel, chairman of Miami Beach-based real estate developer, broker and manager Terranova Corp., puts it. ''You've got everyone -- developers and landlords on one side and tenants and banks on the other -- fearful to commit capital to anything new,'' he said.

Retailers are either closing stores or scaling back locations. Slowing spending is squeezing ''mom and pop'' operators out of the market. That trickles down to shopping center developers, which are having more trouble securing tenants and lenders. In turn they are getting more willing to cut deals on rents and tenant improvements.

''Projects that were being planned are being rethought as tenants retreat,'' said broker Lyle Stern of Koniver Stern Group in Miami Beach.

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Raider Review Newsletter for Gulliver School

Raider Review Newsletter for Gulliver School

This K-12 independent school wanted to move from a quarterly PDF newsletter to a monthly HTML email. We designed and created Raider Review using Gulliver's existing content management system, Finalsite, and its built-in newsletter creator, eNotify. Each month, we edit all of the stories, select and crop photos, and create the newsletter in eNotify. 

June 2018 Raider Review  |  May 2018 Raider Review

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Latin Business Traveler HTML Newsletters

Latin Business Traveler HTML Newsletters

A monthly HTML email newsletter for business travelers in Latin America and the Caribbean, for Editora Latin Trade. We conceived and designed this newsletter for our client, and do all the research, writing, editing, design, image sourcing and layout work (in Constant Contact). We also work with a translator to write a Spanish-language version and put that into Constant Contact.

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