Over two decades before COVID-19 created a tsunami of demand for remote classes, FIU Business began its venture into distance learning. In 1999, a pilot program of 10 classes was developed to meet the needs of a growing audience of working professionals who could not access traditional in-person learning. The goal: open educational opportunities to […]
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FIU Business brings insights, strategies to hundreds of viewers in “great resignation” panel.
Amid the backdrop of employers confronting a tight labor market and employees enjoying a newfound sense of power, more than 200 people logged on for an FIU Business discussion and Q&A on the state of employment today, nearly two years into the pandemic. Top leaders in their industries joined moderator Marc Weinstein, faculty director of FIU’s […]
Paving the way to academic wellness and career success.
As high school graduations near and students begin to face the challenges of applying for college, budgeting money and paying for their education, FIU Business and the Truist Foundation presented the “I am C2” College & Career Ready Conference. Designed to increase college readiness and financial literacy for students from public high schools in Miami-Dade County, “I […]
FIU Business is the clear leader in the world for real estate research.
FIU Business has been ranked No. 1 in the world for real estate research productivity by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. FIU Business surpassed the well-known National University of Singapore for the top spot internationally in the just released rankings following six consecutive years in one of the top two spots. “This ranking reflects the rigorous […]
FIU Business Real Estate Conference Brings Networking, Thought Leadership to Miami’s “Hot” Market
Newcomers have descended on South Florida, snapping up housing and commercial space at unprecedented speed. The build-to-rent market is on fire. Inventory is low, and land prices are sky high. Yet within these “good times,” challenges remain for the real estate industry. Can affordable housing for workers be built in a market as pricey as […]
William Hardin appointed interim dean of FIU Business.
William Hardin has been named interim dean of FIU Business, effective May 8, 2021. He takes the position after the college’s dean, Joanne Li, was appointed as the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Hardin is currently associate dean, Chapman Graduate School of Business, Knight Ridder Eminent Scholar, Tibor and Sheila Hollo […]
Town Hall brings FIU Business faculty and staff together to discuss student engagement during the pandemic and upcoming plans.
As part of their efforts to guide students’ safe return to in-person classes, FIU Business faculty and staff gathered February 16 to review the impact of the past year of remote and hybrid learning and discuss plans for more in-person opportunities in the fall 2021 semester. “We must not walk away from this mission of […]
FIU Business ranked No. 1 in the world for real estate research.
FIU Business has been ranked No. 1 globally for real estate research productivity by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. It is the first time that FIU Business has been ranked first in the world, tying with the well-known National University of Singapore, and the fifth consecutive year it has occupied one of the top two spots […]
Success in the “new normal”: FIU Business’ robust remote engagement puts students first.
The COVID-19 pandemic drove millions from the schools and workplaces they shared into a fully-remote working and learning environment in the space of a week. And while the mid-March move itself was a global shockwave, by late February, leadership at the FIU College of Business saw signs that a fully remote environment was a distinct […]
Renting a home is better than buying as home price levels increase, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.
The cost of homeownership is outpacing the cost of renting in major markets, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, and making renting more affordable. In the first quarter of 2020, renting was a smarter choice in cities across the Southeast, Midwest, and Pacific Northwest. The current index includes only the […]