College of Business Three faculty members have been selected to serve as judges for the 2015 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge. They are Karlene C. Cousins, associate professor of Decision Science and Information Systems; Seema Pissaris, professor, Management and International Business; and Kimberly Taylor, associate professor, Department of Marketing. Department of Decision Science and Information […]
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College of Business honors its own at awards event.
On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]
Faculty Notes: March 2011
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems Nancy Borkowski, clinical associate professor and director of health management programs, appeared as a panelist on WPBT2’s Issues. The roundtable public affairs program focused on the future of Jackson Health System. Kaushik Dutta, associate professor and Debra VanderMeer, assistant professor, have had their article “SOA Performance Enhancement through […]
Annual luncheon recognizes faculty contributions.
Faculty members toil long and hard on behalf of their students, the College of Business Administration and Florida International University (FIU). That dedication gets recognized annually at the Faculty Awards Luncheon, this year held on September 24th and attended by approximately 65 dedicated colleagues. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations […]
School of Accounting Kenneth Henry (PhD ’08, MACC ’94), clinical associate professor, was quoted twice in a report published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Launched in June 2010 at the London School of Economics, the report, titled Risk and Reward: Tempering the Pursuit of Profit, looks at how the financial system went […]
Faculty gathers to celebrate achievements.
On September 25, 2009, the Faculty Awards Luncheon reinforced that students truly appreciate the efforts that faculty members in the College of Business Administration make on their behalf. Undergraduate and graduate students as well as those from student organizations selected the recipients for a series of highly competitive teaching awards. The event also provided the […]
College names eminent scholar chairs and Knight Ridder Center and Pino Center professorships for 2009-2010.
The College of Business Administration has announced the appointment of eminent scholars along with new faculty appointments to the Knight Ridder Center and the Pino Entrepreneurship Center. The faculty members appointed to these positions initiate and maintain highly visible activities that stimulate research and educational initiatives with industry and professional associations. “The college is pleased […]
Accounting regulations challenge would-be pharmaceutical investors.
Stephen Lin The successful production of a new drug benefits people with medical needs and investors alike. Yet, the time from R&D to product launch spans years, many drugs never make it very far along in the process, and the cost—beginning with R&D through clinical trials to market—runs in the billions of dollars. How can […]
Bank mergers and risk: Research offers encouraging news.
“Naïve investors focus on the possible return on their investment without realizing a basic tenet in finance: if there is return, there has to be risk and vice versa,” said Arun Prakash, Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management research professor in finance in the College of Business Administration. Prakash and Suchismita Mishra, assistant professor […]