My Story: FIU Business study abroad leads to living abroad….and the experience of a lifetime.

As far back as second grade, I’ve been intrigued with Spanish language and culture, and I studied the language avidly through middle and high school. In 11th grade, my AP Spanish Language teacher preached something to our class that stuck with me: the concept of “immersion”. To really learn a language, she told us, one […]

Two FIU Business student organizations recognized at national conferences.

Two FIU Business student organizations recognized at national conferences.

Two FIU Business student organizations focusing on professional development for accounting, finance and other business fields came away from their August national conferences with high recognition for excellence and achievement. Beta Alpha Psi – FIU, the honor society for accounting, finance and management information systems, was one of only eight student chapters out of more […]

Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals

Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals

Hedge funds that time the market ahead of positive and negative news within the manufacturing industry outperform competitors, research from FIU Business finds. The study found that timing the market ahead of positive and negative news within specific industries, versus overall market timing, pays off for skilled hedge fund managers and, ultimately, their investors. The […]

Distinguished real estate research puts FIU Hollo School at top of international rankings.

Distinguished real estate research puts FIU Hollo School at top of international rankings.

For the fourth consecutive year, FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the field of real estate research from 2014-2018. “The key to our continuous success […]

A true look at authenticity at work requires a multi-faceted focus, FIU Business study reveals.

A true look at authenticity at work requires a multi-faceted focus, FIU Business study reveals.

Is authenticity truly beneficial in the workplace? Are places of work conducive to employee authenticity?  Not for everyone, research from FIU Business finds. “The main insight: we caution this notion of encouraging everyone to be authentic,” said Brooke Buckman, assistant professor of global leadership and management at FIU Business. “In a lot of instances being […]

Dean Li brings Chinese academic leaders from the U.S. and China together at FIU Business.

Dean Li brings Chinese academic leaders from the U.S. and China together at FIU Business.

While serving as president-elect of the U.S.-based Council of Chinese American Deans and Presidents (CCADP), FIU Business Dean Joanne Li met members of China’s leading academic organization, and envisioned the opportunity to build a bridge. “As part of FIU Business’ strategic plan, we want to be a curator of alliances and a broker of relationships,” […]

South Florida housing turns marginally more affordable, university real estate index shows.

South Florida housing turns marginally more affordable, university real estate index shows.

Housing across South Florida is becoming slightly more affordable, according to the latest housing affordability index from Florida International University (FIU) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The quarterly Beracha, Hardin and Johnson Housing Affordability Index measures the percentage of income dedicated to housing payments, and the cost of homeownership relative to average annual income, in […]