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  • Donna Shalala reveals plans to retire from UM

    Donna Shalala reveals plans to retire from UM
    MIAMI (Reuters) - University of Miami President Donna Shalala, a former Clinton administration official who was considered a major catch by the school when she joined in 2001, said on Monday she plans to step down at the end of the academic year....
  • University of Miami President Shalala announces she will retire in 2015

    MIAMI University of Miami President Donna Shalala announced Monday morning that she plans to retire in 2015. Shalala, who took over as university president in 2001, explained her plans in a letter addressed to the "university community." "It is with...
  • Prickless blood sugar test on horizon for diabetics

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eventually, people with diabetes won't need to prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood sugar levels, if researchers have their way. Sylvia Daunert and her lab team at the University of Miami in...
  • Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men

    Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men
    Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today. Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...
  • OBITUARY: Gary Poliakoff of Becker Poliakoff dies at 69

    Gary Poliakoff has died. Here's the announcement from the firm Becker & Poliakoff. The funeral is Monday.:   Becker & Poliakoff Announces the Passing of firm co-founder Gary A. Poliakoff   We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of...
  • Scott still doesn't get it on climate change

     Scott still doesn't get it on climate change
    He still doesn't get it. When it comes to climate change and sea level rise, Gov. Rick Scott likes to simply say "I'm not a scientist." It's a vague comment, which is vintage Scott. He doesn't commit to anything, but he keeps his tea party base on his...
  • Founding FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger honored Owls are naming football field after him

    Founding FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger honored Owls are naming football field after him
    There was excitement in Howard Schnellenberger's voice when he spoke about the Florida Atlantic University board of trustees' unanimous vote on Wednesday to name the Owls' football field after him. "Us old coaches are led out to pasture when our...
  • Tech president Provin finds her way in man's world

    It's a frequent occurrence at coffee breaks at technology conferences: Men assume that Cindy Provin may be someone's assistant or a manager, but don't figure that she's the boss of a tech company. "You'll see the surprise in their eyes when they are...
  • Mayo: Sorting out judges tough task for voters

    Here's my Monday print column, part one of my look at the six Broward judicial races on the Aug. 26 ballot. I'll be posting my review of the four-way race for one circuit judge seat and two county court races tomorrow. Meantime, if you want to learn...
  • Freshman Brad Kaaya named starting quarterback at Miami

    Freshman Brad Kaaya named starting quarterback at Miami
    At this time last year, Brad Kaaya was preparing for his senior season at quarterback for West Hills Chaminade. Now, he has been named the starting quarterback as a freshman at Miami. Coach Al Golden made the announcement Sunday, with Kaaya beating...
  • Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts

    Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts
    After an offshore angler buys $50 worth of bait, takes on hundreds dollars worth of fuel and leaves the dock, a simple but vexing conundrum must be confronted. What course should the boat's owner or captain take across a vast, lonely and seemingly empty...
  • 'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors

    'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors
    When the so-called "feeding tube diet" debuted in a Miami doctor's office two years ago, many saw it as a "crazy" gimmick sure to go the way of the ThighMaster. After all, how many people would pay $1,500 to walk around with a rubber hose up their...