College of Business class sets students on the road to a happier life.

College of Business class sets students on the road to a happier life.

While most professors care about their students’ well being, it’s the rare faculty member who decides to make increasing students’ happiness her personal and professional mission. That’s what’s unique about Sungu Armagan, an FIU College of Business senior instructor known for her infectious smile and upbeat personality. When Armagan started teaching MBA courses, she saw […]

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Miami, one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S., is moving slowly back into home-ownership territory, indicating that buying a home may beat renting, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. Published quarterly, the index is produced by Eli Beracha and William Hardin, professors at FIU’s Hollo […]

Dacra and the Design District: a Miami success story.

Dacra and the Design District: a Miami success story.

By Cynthia Corzo and Ellen Forman Miami’s Design District has evolved as a unique South Florida success story, with its mix of high-end retail, restaurants, residences, and cultural arts in a walkable environment. It is one of few neighborhoods that serves as both tourist destination and strong residential environment, maintaining an emphasis on curating unique […]

FIU Business Welcome New Faculty across Five Departments

FIU Business Welcomes New Faculty across Five Departments

FIU Business this fall welcomes nine new faculty members with expertise ranging from international finance, global corporate strategy and insider trading to technology selection and adoption. Silver Chung joins FIU Business’s School of Accounting as an assistant professor after earning her PhD from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business. Her research focuses on […]

Marjorie A. Lyles

Prominent International Business Scholar Joins FIU Business.

Marjorie A. Lyles, one of the world’s most prominent scholars in international business and strategy, has joined Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) as a distinguished international business research fellow. Lyles, who was recently appointed president-elect of the Academy of International Business, brings more than 30 years of international business research, teaching and […]

Florida SBDC at FIU Partners with Miami DDA to grow downtown businesses.

Florida SBDC at FIU Partners with Miami DDA to grow downtown businesses.

Downtown Miami has traditionally been Miami’s entrepreneurial hub, dating back to the days of Henry Flagler’s Royal Palm Hotel in 1897. In recent years, this area has experienced significant population growth that is spurring newfound business activity.  The Florida SBDC at FIU, a center within the FIU College of Business, is helping to spur growth […]