The intersection of artificial intelligence and high-performance computing (HPC) can help address the challenges now facing intensive computing, which requires significant amounts of processing power, in an environmentally friendly and hyper-efficient manner. The FIU Business Master of Science in Finance program brought together two experts to discuss the topic with students in a panel session on February […]
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First Horizon Foundation establishes scholarship for first generation students.
First Horizon Foundation has committed $35,000 to FIU Business to establish a scholarship for students who are the first generation in their family to pursue a college degree. The First Horizon Foundation First Generation Business Scholarship Endowment will provide aid for students enrolled in FIU Business who demonstrate financial need. Additionally, each recipient will have access to mentoring […]
Helping to build a lifeline to a better future, FIU Business professor works with Afghan refugees in Greece.
What drives people to leave their homes, their families, their culture, and confront the struggles of immigration? Last summer, Seema Pissaris, FIU Business clinical professor of international business, tried to answer this very question as part of a small team helping Afghan migrants in Greece. Pissaris was a volunteer for Focus Humanitarian Assistance, a non-governmental […]
High school students prepare for college with a customized visit to FIU Business.
Students from five Miami-Dade County public high schools received a firsthand look at the process of admissions and financial resources as part of the FIU Business College and Career Readiness initiative. The one-day visit, which included a tour of FIU Business and the university’s Modesto Maidique Campus, brought the students outside of the traditional classroom, […]
FIU receives $2.5 million SBA grant to help local businesses.
Florida International University has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Community Navigator Pilot Program. The funds are earmarked for improving underserved entrepreneurs’ access to government programs that provide assistance in launching a new venture, growing a business or managing unexpected business interruptions. The Miami-Dade Small Business Resource Navigator Program […]
FIU Business is the clear leader in the world for real estate research.
FIU Business has been ranked No. 1 in the world for real estate research productivity by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. FIU Business surpassed the well-known National University of Singapore for the top spot internationally in the just released rankings following six consecutive years in one of the top two spots. “This ranking reflects the rigorous […]
Florida SBDC at FIU tops $300 million in capital assistance to local small businesses and startups.
Over the past 18 months the Florida SBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC) has helped more than 3,000 local businesses in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties survive the COVID-19 pandemic and continue on the path to growth. Throughout 2020 and until September 2021, the organization has secured $141 million in capital and $89.2 million in government contracts for its […]
FIU Business launches Luxury Incubator MBA Project.
Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) has introduced a Luxury Incubator MBA Project course that will teach the marketing of luxury products. The first of its kind at FIU Business, the Luxury Incubator MBA Project combines classroom and hands-on learning and includes an international residency component where 20 FIU MBA students will travel to Singapore […]
FIU Business launches MBA in Business Analytics.
FIU Business will introduce an MBA in Business Analytics program, incorporating data analysis and information technology into a comprehensive MBA curriculum. The 16-month hybrid program, which includes online and in-person evening classes as well as professional development seminars, begins in January of 2022. Nearly half of the program’s 15-course curriculum focuses on data management, reporting, and […]
FIU Business receives $150,000 gift to expand supply chain management initiatives.
FIU Business has received a $150,000 gift from freight payment platform PayCargo to support logistics and supply chain management programs, expanding its focus on the air cargo sector. This gift establishes the “PayCargo Professorship.” The gift will support a team of FIU Business professors who will conduct research on supply chains for air cargo shipments […]