"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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"Eureka Moments" - Highlighting Florida inventors for Florida Trend Magazine

"Eureka Moments" - Highlighting Florida inventors for Florida Trend Magazine

BRIGHT IDEAS

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 9/2010

Outside the halls and laboratories of its universities, Florida is home to a thriving community of inventors working to turn their ideas into commercial success . The creations of some, such as Ronald Sargent, who lives in Fort Lauderdale, are high-profile: Sargent invented both the Porta Potti camping toilet and the "Dancing Water" fountains at Walt Disney World's Epcot park. Other inventors, such as Thomas Arthur of Medley, create high technology: Arthur invented a "medical systems integrator" that combines displays from multiple pieces of medical equipment onto one flat-screen display. Yet other inventions reflect Florida-born inspiration: ImpactShield, a hurricane shutter made from a fabric that stretches over windows, was invented by Miami's Cameron Gunn. The History Channel's "Modern Marvels" selected ImpactShield as one of the top inventions of 2007.

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"Dressed Success" – Alumni Profile for the University of Miami School of Business

"Dressed Success" – Alumni Profile for the University of Miami School of Business

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

“If you’re going to have a successful business today, you have to make it successful,” says Stephen Stern, COO of Lord Daniel Sportswear, an apparel company based in Sunrise, Fla. As the company celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, Stern believes one of the keys to its success has been focusing on a niche group of older customers who are often ignored. …

Spring 2014 BusinessMiami magazine

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