Jay Ritter

‘Blank check’ firm hires Bill Clinton — and keeps quiet about it

An environmentally focused SPAC had a remarkably quiet launch on Tuesday — despite the fact that it has tapped Bill Clinton to help it find an acquisition target. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter suggests why it might have done this and how Clinton could be used to the SPAC’s advantage in this story from the New York Post. 

Athena Nolan

From MSM to KPMG

Athena Nolan (MSM ’21) completed her Master of Science in Management (MSM) at the University of Florida this spring. She is now working at KPMG as a state and local advisory consultant. Read on to learn more about Athena and how the MSM prepared her for her career. Q: Tell us about your background. Nolan: “In undergrad I was a double major in history and political science. I am originally

Remy Jennings, Dong Hyun Shin, Jim Parrino and Yiduo Shao pose for a photo with their teaching awards from Warrington.

Three management PhD students honored with teaching awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ph.D. students Remy Jennings (Ph.D. ’22), Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22) and Dong Hyun Shin (Ph.D. ’21) were awarded Warrington College of Business Ph.D. Teaching Awards for their teaching efforts in the spring 2020 semester.  The award is presented by the Teaching & Learning Center at Warrington to recognize outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The recipient for each semester is selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee.

University of Florida entrance with archway and view of Heavener Hall in the background.

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2020-2021

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, a time disrupted by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Warrington College of Business received several top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence, despite the challenges