Overcoming strife, supporting life: College of Business honors four Worlds Ahead graduates at Spring 2017 Commencement.

Overcoming strife, supporting life: College of Business honors four Worlds Ahead graduates at Summer 2017 Commencement.

They conquered challenges and embraced leadership. They used their education to solve real-world problems. These are some of the success stories of four College of Business Worlds Ahead Graduates honored by President Mark Rosenberg at FIU’s Summer 2017 Commencement ceremonies on August 1, 2017. Chapman Graduate School Rebecca Samuelsson A golf scholarship first brought Rebecca […]

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 […]

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit launches expanded program.

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Power Up Women’s Leadership Summit launches expanded program.

This summer, BizNews will present highlights of College of Business events held throughout the year. New insights, new colleagues and new inspiration: these were the takeaways for more than 200 attendees of the second annual PowerUp Women’s Summit. The conference, presented by the College of Business and its Women’s Alumni Advisory Council, took place on […]

FIU Hollo School Developers Luncheon

2016-7 in review: FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate Hosts Stephen Bittel and his Terranova Development Team on Developer Luncheon Panel.

This summer, BizNews will present highlights of College of Business events held throughout the year. Stephen Bittel, chairman and founder of Terranova Corporation, a South Florida real estate developer and innovator with over $1 billion in its commercial real estate portfolio, was the keynote panelist at Florida International University’s Bi-Annual Jerome Bain Developer Luncheon, held […]

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 […]