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Warrington and UF health sciences partner on workshop focused on tackling bias in data science

As our world continues to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) and the many benefits it brings to society, like faster decision making, prediction and digital assistance, we must also recognize its challenges. One challenge congruent across disciplines is recognizing the inherent bias introduced by data and algorithms when using AI technologies to solve problems. “It is well known that AI is not immune to bias,” said Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar,

  • Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar, Director of the Human Resource Research Center and Chair of the Management Department, is in the early stages of a research project looking at how to design trustworthy, transparent and fair AI-assisted hiring systems – work funded by a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation and Amazon.

    Wang talks about the project, why it is needed and what the team hopes to achieve in this episode of From Florida.

    Mo Wang

    Research aims to create fairness in AI-assisted hiring systems

    From Florida Podcast
  • Challenging a previously criticized study with a new approach, W.A. McGriff, III Professor Joyce Bono with alumnae Min-Hsuan Tu (Ph.D. ’19) and Elisabeth Gilbert (Ph.D. ’19) found that the bias hiring managers have long displayed toward attractive candidates could be overturned by doing a simple exercise before an interview.

    Min-Hsuan Tu, Elisabeth Gilbert, and Joyce Bono.

    This 5-minute trick can help you get the job

    Fast Company
  • New research from Assistant Professor Emre Demirezen shows when apparel resale strategies benefit both planet and profit.

    Emre Demirezen

    Going green — or greenwashing?

    University at Buffalo News
  • Choosing more expensive colleges may seem like an unwise financial decision considering a large student debt burden after graduation. However, new research from JCPenney Assistant Professor Yang Yang suggests that avoiding such colleges can lead to bigger financial problems in the long run.

    Yang Yang

    'Tuition myopia' may negatively impact students' financial future, study finds

    Indiana University News
  • Higher prices have been pinching Americans at every turn, from gas and food to housing expenses. However, University of Florida economist Amanda Phalin said the best course of action for the Biden administration to take is to let the economy take care of itself.

    Amanda Phalin

    The best way for Biden to combat America’s inflation? Do nothing, economist says

    WFTV Channel 9 Orlando
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2021 Alumni News Roundup

In 2021, Warrington College of Business alumni proved why they are difference makers, even during challenging times. With their eyes set on innovation and results, Business Gators across the world made a positive and robust impact on their businesses and in their careers. From revolutionizing intracity travel to leading across the C-suite, read more about how Warrington College of Business alumni made an impact in 2021. Alumni Accomplishments Warrington alumni

Karan Goyal

Student Spotlight: Karan Goyal

Karan Goyal is a current Master of Science in Management (MSM) student. The international student, originally from India, tells us why he chose the MSM program, what he likes about UF and about his love of adventure sports. Q: Tell us about yourself. Goyal: “My full name is Karan Goyal. I am an international student from New Delhi, India, enrolled in MS in Management program at Warrington College of Business, University

GSIF students give a presentation

MSF program ranked among best in the world by QS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The William R. Hough Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program remained in the top 10 on QS’ 2022 Master’s in Finance Rankings. The MSF program was named No. 6 among the 63 ranked U.S. programs and No. 4 among public schools in the U.S., following the University of California – Berkeley, the University of California – Los Angeles and the University of Texas – Austin. Among global master’s degree