IMBA Study Abroad: Fourth and FINAL week in France—Living in the Moment

Welcome back to the cross-Atlantic journeys of Florida International University’s (FIU) International MBA 2010 class attending EDHEC’s Corporate Strategies for Europe program, and along the way learning a lot about ourselves. When you last read of our sojourn, we had been enjoying our first week in Nice, sampling the flavors of local cuisine, beginning new […]

China study abroad showcases businesses in differing locations.

One study abroad was not enough for Gloria Leon, a senior majoring in international business and marketing, in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). After her “amazing experiences” on a study abroad to Dubai, she became one of thirty students from across the business school to participate in a 12-day study […]

Habitat project draws international response.

Six International MBA (IMBA) students, all 2010 graduates and hailing from around the world—including Spain, Kuwait, Venezuela and India—volunteered with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home for a Miami family. Nouf Alfraih, Oscar De Lima, Gonzalo Garcia, Caitlin Nolan, William Torres and Dave Yadav roofed, put up inside walls, reinforced concrete walls with […]

FIU #15 in undergraduate international business in U.S.News 2011 rankings.

Since 2005, U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” has ranked undergraduate international business programs in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) among the 15 best in the nation, three times in the top 10. In 2011, this specialty within the college’s programs ranked #15. “It’s phenomenal that we’re in the […]

FIU celebrates Mary Ann Von Glinow’s inauguration as president of AIB.

It was Rio to remember! At the annual meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), Mary Ann Von Glinow, professor and Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar Chair in International Management at Florida International University (FIU), was inaugurated as the 2010-2012 AIB president. FIU celebrated the event in grand style during the conference, which was held […]

Dominican Republic students study international commerce at FIU.

Thirty undergraduate business students from Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in the Dominican Republic came to the United States to gain knowledge about international commerce—and Florida International University (FIU). The attendees participated in the Inbound Study Tour in International Commerce program held on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus. The non-credit study module, designed by Jerry Haar, associate […]

Business student explores alternative energy in the Dominican Republic.

As the exciting potential of biofuels and renewable power such as solar, wind and waste-to-energy are explored around the world, an undergraduate at Florida International University (FIU) spent six weeks this summer researching alternative energy in the Dominican Republic. Renzon Mora, a senior majoring in international business and marketing in the College of Business Administration, […]