A "buzz" of bitcoin sparked FIU Business professor Subramanian's journey to blockchain expertise.

A “buzz” of bitcoin sparked FIU Business professor Subramanian’s journey to blockchain expertise.

Market efficiency and e-commerce transactions have always been among FIU Assistant Professor Hemang Subramanian’s enthusiasms. He was also a big fan of the Yellow Jackets, the football team of Georgia Tech, where Subramanian earned his PhD. Then, his two interests converged. “I was regularly attending football games, and would go and buy refreshments,” he said. “And […]

FIU Healthcare MBA trip delivers lessons from Southeast Asia.

FIU Healthcare MBA trip delivers lessons from Southeast Asia.

A Harvard-trained physician who is also a Buddist Monk. Practitioners of ancient medicine and manufacturers of modern medical devices. These were just a few of the many individuals who helped provide a transformative experience for a group of 29 Florida International University College of Business students and alumni who journeyed to Southeast Asia with Miriam […]

Shahid Hamid and his windstorm model recertified by state.

Shahid Hamid and his windstorm model recertified by state.

Understanding the financial and insurance impact of the destructive power of hurricane on buildings and their insurers is the rare specialty of Professor Shahid S. Hamid. He not only chairs the Department of Finance in FIU’s College of Business, but is also director of the Laboratory for Insurance, Financial and Economic Research, located in the […]

Professor’s research: Latin America views of career women key indicator.

  While attitudes toward women leaders are changing swiftly, worldwide traditional gender relationships remain pervasive and still hamper women’s advancement. This holds true in a number of regions, including Latin America. William Newburry, chair of the Department of Management & International Business at Florida International University’s College of Business, wanted to see how and why […]

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

A diplomat in the classroom: Stanislav Jansta named honorary Czech consul.

Florida International University students are used to having accomplished international professors in their classrooms. But in the case of Stanislav Jansta, clinical instructor in the College of Business’s School of Accounting, they have something more: an honorary consul. In April 2017, Jansta was notified that the Czech Republic had officially approved his appointment. And on […]