Zumba co-founder Beto Perez stages a dance-out for College of Business charity.

Zumba co-founder Beto Perez stages a dance-out for College of Business charity.

You almost couldn’t stand still, even if you wanted to. Because Zumba creator himself, Beto Perez, was on the FIU campus, leading a class in an epic workout. The club version of Donna Summer disco hit “Hot Stuff” flowed through the speakers at Florida International University’s Wellness and Recreation Center on the Modesto A. Maidique […]

New FIU Forensic Accounting track teaches students to follow the money, one class at a time.

New FIU Forensic Accounting track teaches students to follow the money, one class at a time.

Nevin Shapiro, who once owned a legitimate wholesale grocery distribution business, chose to make money an easier way: by defrauding investors and cooking the books. It meant a 20-year prison sentence for the former Miami Beach resident. Yet for students in Associate Professor Antoinette Smith’s introductory class in forensic accounting, Shapiro’s crime served as an […]

Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings.

Faculty on the rise: FIU College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious UT Dallas research rankings.

Florida International University’s College of Business marked its second consecutive appearance on the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business School Research Rankings for North America, one of the nation’s key barometers of top faculty research. Appearing on the list of business faculties that publish most frequently in the nation’s top journals is considered […]