All eyes on Gulf Coast oil spill as Teach-In addresses community concerns.

The catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill from the explosion on the British Petroleum (BP) offshore drilling rig continues to spread. South Florida and the Florida Keys are not yet free from risk, as the region prepares for a worst-case scenario if affected by the leak. To address rising concerns, Florida International University’s (FIU) School […]

Energy challenges command attention this election season.

As the November election nears in the United States, energy remains on the list of hot topics on the national—and global—political agenda. Questions abound: Why are today’s oil prices so high? What about alternative fuel sources? How should energy policies evolve? [flv: 500 334] All are tough issues—with no easy answers. To provide perspective on […]

College receives major award from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded $286,209 to the College of Business Administration to conduct a program entitled “Small and Medium Enterprises Center of Excellence” (SMECE). The College’s Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management will manage it. “Early support from Florida FTAA, Inc. was crucial in helping us to develop a […]