"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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"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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"Meet Juliana Albarracin ’20"- Student Profile for University of Miami

"Meet Juliana Albarracin ’20"- Student Profile for University of Miami

By Nancy Abramson | 10/10/2017

As a junior at an all-girls high school, Juliana Albarracin participated in a field trip to the University of Miami, sponsored by the University’s Society of Women Engineers. Girls from high schools all over Miami-Dade who were interested in mathematics attended.

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