"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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"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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"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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