FIU College of Business breaks new ground with “Uncommon Thinkers” Facebook application

Are you more of a revolutionary than a visionary? Maybe you fit in with the creative crowd instead. A new Facebook application (http://apps.facebook.com/uncommonthinkers) created by Florida International University’s College of Business Administration will let you know. As part of the business school’s award-winning “Uncommon Thinkers” campaign, the Facebook application asks users a series of questions […]

FIU Business “Uncommon Thinkers” branding campaign wins national award

Florida International University’s College of Business Administration has been selected as the winner of the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals’ (NAGAP) 2009 Award for Promotional Excellence. The Promotional Excellence Award recognizes best practices in the area of graduate enrollment management. This year’s topic was Branding a Graduate School or Program. FIU’s business school is […]

Summit of the Americas: Much Ado About Nothing

Searching for substance in the summit’s declaration is akin to looking for a polar bear in a snowstorm. Summits of the Americas traditionally have been vacuous, mind-numbing conventions of inter-American heads of state and their acolytes in which pompous, sermon-style pontifications and amorphous and anodyne declarations—substance-free and coma-inducing—are delivered to the press and whoever else […]

FIU’s College of Business selected top 15 schools by The Princeton Review’s “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools”

Florida International University’s College of Business Administration is one of 15 schools named to The Princeton Review’s “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools” in the operations category, one of six categories showcased. The list will be published in the April 2009 issue of Entrepreneur, the nation’s leading publication for and about entrepreneurs. Operations management deals […]

Digging Deep

Latin America is not immune to the economic downturn, but, says Jude Webber, with more stable governments and encouragement of foreign investment, the region is perhaps better positioned to deal with it than ever before. Worried about the economic crisis? Thinking of cutting back? Think again, Argentine president Cristina Kirchner advised this month. Though her […]