"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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"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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"Major Gift Supports Entrepreneurship, Promenade" - An article for Univeriversity of Miami School of Business

"Major Gift Supports Entrepreneurship, Promenade" - An article for Univeriversity of Miami School of Business

By Lauren Comander

Through a significant gift, the Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation created the Business Plan Competition Endowed fund, which will forever finance the annual University of Miami Business Plan Competition, hosted by the School of Business. The foundation’s gift also financed renovations of the School’s outdoor gathering and study space, which was dedicated Nov. 14 as the Finker-Frenkel Family Promenade.

Now in its 16th year, the Business Plan Competition awards nearly $50,000 in prize money annually to University of Miami students and alumni to help them launch or grow startup ventures.

Fall 2017 BusinessMiami magazine

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"Keep Your Gift Wrapping Under Wraps" – Short Research Story for University of Miami School of Business

"Keep Your Gift Wrapping Under Wraps" – Short Research Story for University of Miami School of Business

By Lauren Comander

If you’re feeling pressure to step up your gift wrapping as the holidays near, then wrap your mind around findings by Uzma Khan, associate professor of marketing at the School. Drop the bows and the carefully crafted corners and keep things simple, she says, or you’ll be setting the gift recipient up for disappointment. 

Fall 2017 BusinessMiami magazine

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