News archive from 18 November 2013

Nebraska tops South Carolina State 83-57

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Deverell Biggs and Ray Gallegos made the most of their season debuts for Nebraska, combining to score 35 points to lead the Huskers past South Carolina State 83-57 Sunday. Gallegos and Biggs were each suspended for Nebraska's first...

 

Women's Top 25 Fared

1. UConn (4-0) beat No. 13 Penn State 72-51. Next: vs. Oregon, Wednesday. 2. Duke (3-0) beat Alabama 92-57. Next: vs. Vanderbilt, Thursday. 3. Stanford (3-1) beat UC Davis 66-48. Next: at Texas, Saturday. 4. Tennessee (3-0) vs. Georgia Tech. Next: vs....

 

Top 25 Capsules

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bria Hartley tied a career high with 29 points and Saniya Chong had 16 to help No. 1 Connecticut knock off its third Top 25 team of the week and beat No. 13 Penn State 72-51 Sunday. The Huskies (4-0) opened the short road trip...

 
For the public good: Several social entrepreneurs use for-profit business models to solve society's big challenges

For the public good: Several social entrepreneurs use for-profit business models to solve society's big...

ENTREPRENEURS On the cover Leonardo Coakley, 20, details a dashboard at Rising Tide Car Wash in Parkland. Photo by Joe Rimkus, Miami Herald Staff. The estimates are alarming: 80 percent to 90 percent of adults with autism are unemployed. And for the...

 
South Florida benefits from Ashoka connection

South Florida benefits from Ashoka connection

Conchy Bretos was a social entrepreneur long before being a social entrepreneur was cool. She founded Mia Senior Living Solutions in 1996 with a single housing project in Overtown. “We created a new model providing services to people who...

 
MSC looking to make a splash

MSC looking to make a splash

After wintering in the Caribbean for the last nine years, MSC Cruises is looking to finally make a big splash in North America. The fast-growing, privately held company has headquarters in Geneva and a global presence, with 12 ships spread all over...

 
Small-company spotlight: Icebox Café, based in Miami Beach, is rapidly growing

Small-company spotlight: Icebox Café, based in Miami Beach, is rapidly growing

Company: Icebox Café Location: 1855 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach Service: Food and beverage Years in business: 15 Management team: Led by proprietor Robert Siegmann Revenues: 1998: $1 million, doubling to $2 million in 2003, and rising to $10...

 
How collaboration with Israel can help Miami-Dade create an efficient, safe water infrastructure

How collaboration with Israel can help Miami-Dade create an efficient, safe water infrastructure

Albert Einstein said that one can best find opportunity in the midst of difficulty. As Miami-Dade County moves forward with potential upgrades to its antiquated water system, there are multiple opportunities to deploy innovative solutions to create an...

 
Reflecting on failures makes you and your team better

Reflecting on failures makes you and your team better

Even though I am no longer teaching, almost every week a former student hunts me down to ask for a letter of recommendation. Recently it was one of my favorite students, who I imagine will be an ambassador at some point. We had a wonderful...

 
Transitioning your business to your family? Take the right steps to ensure a smooth succession plan for your business

Transitioning your business to your family? Take the right steps to ensure a smooth succession plan for...

When transitioning businesses to their family members, many business owners are surprised to come face-to-face with something they never expected to surface in their families: the ugly side of business. Beyond the serious financial consequences and...

 

A literary love affair

The Miami Book Fair International, which began in 1984 as a modest event called Books by the Bay, has grown into a celebration of the written word that is now the largest literary festival in the Western Hemisphere. The fair, which began Sunday and...

 

Charges filed against Michigan farm owner a year after cider made people ill

ELLSWORTH - A northern Michigan farm owner faces criminal charges after at least four people who drank apple cider got sick. James Ruster of Mitchell Hill Farm in Antrim County is charged with knowingly making adulterated, or unsanitary, food....

 

Bulls offense starting to click behind Rose

CHICAGO -- With offense already supercharged to capacity on Saturday night, Bulls backup forward Mike Dunleavy darted along the baseline and toward the rim. It was a crisp backdoor cut, and a through-the-needle-eye pass from reserve center Nazr...

 

Iowa landowners worry about proposed power line

WATERLOO, Iowa -- A group of Iowa landowners are organizing to fight a proposed $2 billion electric transmission line that would provide a boost to wind power in the state. The proposed 500-mile line that a subsidiary of Clean Line Energy Partners...

 
Iowa State 77, Michigan 70: Mitch McGary returns but Wolverines fall

Iowa State 77, Michigan 70: Mitch McGary returns but Wolverines fall

AMES, IOWA - Michigan came to Iowa State looking for its first real test. The young Wolverines, ranked No. 7, got more than they could handle, even with Mitch McGary returning, losing to the Cyclones, 77-70 at a rowdy Hilton Coliseum. Michigan (2-1)...

 

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