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Assistant Director of Communications

Allison Alsup is the Assistant Director of Communications for the UF Warrington College of Business. In her role, she is responsible for strategic planning and management of public relations as it relates to the college’s reputation. She is the primary contact for media relations and other external partnerships related to public relations. She previously served as Warrington’s Public Relations Specialist for five years. Prior to joining UF Warrington, she was the Public Relations and Partnerships Specialist at the UF College of the Arts. She received her bachelor’s degree in public relations and her Master of Science in Management from the University of Florida.

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Stories by Allison

The interior of the Clermont, Florida, office building that industry experts say is the first mass timber structure in Florida.

Mass timber — primed for wider use?

An engineered laminated wood product developed in Europe is gaining popularity among some architects and builders as a renewable resource that can rival concrete and steel in strength. Even the University of Florida may be getting into the act. The

Mark Jamison

FTC Troubles Raise Broader Questions on Future of Independent Agencies

Recent issues at the FTC raise “troubling” questions for the future of independent agencies, includ­ing the FCC, said Mark Jamison, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor, during an AEI forum Thursday. Read more insights from Jamison in this

Kyung Sun Melissa Rhee

Restricting ride-hailing apps makes transportation systems less efficient

New research from Assistant Professor Melissa Rhee shows that policies restricting the use of ride-hailing apps like Uber or Lyft can hurt the transportation ecosystem of a city. In 2015, the city of Shanghai saw an issue with their taxi

Jay Ritter

Record-Breaking SPAC Deal for EV Firm Shows Market Weakness, Not Strength

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights about a record-breaking SPAC deal to bring a Vietnamese electric-vehicle maker to market showcases. The deal shows just how distorted things have become in the industry. The VinFast deal “is an outlier

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Exposing the dual role of mutual funds in connection with investment banks

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Institutional investors and investment banks are two key players in today’s financial system. The relationship between these two is complex, and according to new research is one that deserves more public scrutiny due to conflicts of interest.

Yixuan Li

Silver and wise: How retirement-age workers find fulfillment in continued employment

Who says retirement is the only golden opportunity? Research from Assistant Professor Yixuan Li shows how retirement-age workers are defying expectations of longevity. Read more in this story from People Matters. 

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Translating organizational research scales into a different language

The field of organizational psychology is increasingly spanning across different countries, cultures and languages. As such, researchers engaging in cross-cultural research must often translate scales into a different language. Scales are simply a group of items that measure a psychological

Mark Jamison

A CEO’s Virtual Mentor | A Regulatory Primer for Board Members with Non Regulatory Backgrounds

Are you a new board member serving on a regulated company board, but from a non-regulatory background? This podcast episode featuring Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison is directed especially to newer board members and executives

30+ students sit outside on theatre steps while doing the Gator chomp.

Hundreds of students participate in first year of Finance Professional Development program

Reeya Patel (BSBA ’25) came to the University of Florida Warrington College of Business with the aspiration of becoming a financial advisor. Stemming from her family and personal experiences with finance, Patel is working towards achieving her goal thanks, in

Tim Becker

Real Estate Pro Tim Becker shares leadership insights for real estate students

Executive Director of the Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center Tim Becker shares some leadership tips that are game-changers for students wanting to excel in this field. Becker shares the benefits in being kind, possessing humility, and being a good