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Holly Sproule is a writer for the UF Warrington College of Business. In her role, she creates content that is shared across the college’s various channels. She is currently pursuing a degree in English through the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Stories by Holly

Steve Tufts

Leading future leaders

The sunset over the water was spectacular from the view in the Jacksonville waterfront restaurant. Clinical Professor Steve Tufts (BS ’76, DBA ’17) admired the scene as he walked through the restaurant, trying to ignore the feeling of being watched.

Lisa Thelwell

True to the law and true to yourself

“If I were to make my school safer I would try to encourage students at my school not to bring weapons to school,” Lisa Thelwell (BSBA ’08, J.D. ’12) wrote in her 5th grade essay on school security. “And if

Christine Mansour leaps with a green ball to avoid an opponent.


Rising and falling, Christine Mansour (MBA ’24) moves like the surf beyond the beach handball court where she leaps to score another goal. Spinning 360 degrees in the air, she releases the ball just before landing back on the sand

University of Florida archway with Heavener Hall in the background.

Among Poets & Quants’ top 25 business schools, Warrington stands out as most affordable

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program are graduating with the least amount of debt, according to a new list released by Poets & Quants. Listed among the

A student holds various objects while balancing books and ballet shoes on her head.

How a minor can majorly impact your education and career

So, you’ve enrolled at the University of Florida – congratulations! After countless hours of preparation, you’re on campus or online and ready to dive into your degree. But where to begin? After choosing your major, you might notice the handful

Jennifer Tucker

Accounting for every surprise

Cook/Deloitte Professor Jennifer Wu Tucker didn’t anticipate becoming an academic in accounting. When she started her education in electronic engineering at the Beijing Institute of Technology, she didn’t have plans to go into accounting at all. Switching from engineering to

Young group of people using mobile phone device standing together in circle outdoors. Millennial friends addicted to social media app, betting or playing video game on platform online.

Marketing to Gen Z: Tricks of the trade from a Gen Z social media marketing CEO

Nicole Rechtszaid (BABA ’21) is the co-founder and CEO of Ghost Agency, one of the first TikTok Shop Partners in the United States. Since beginning her career at age 14, she has become one of this generation’s most prolific social

Ivy Munoko

University of Florida professor receives NSF CAREER Award for AI research project

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Assistant Professor in the Fisher School of Accounting Ivy Munoko has recently received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award. The award is the research foundation’s most prestigious award that supports early-career faculty

Co-founder of Cordelia Biosciences holds check for $25,000.

Cordelia Biosciences wins 2024 Big Idea Competition

Cordelia Biosciences won first place in this year’s Big Idea Competition. Founded by ecological scientists Jessica Tittl Nielsen (PhD ’24) and Monica Schul (PhD ’25), Cordelia Biosciences is a biotechnical startup that uses natural, microscopic organisms from the ocean to

Yixuan Li

Assistant professor of management awarded for excellence in research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Yixuan Li, assistant professor of management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is a recipient of this year’s Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. Each year, the University of Florida recognizes 10 assistant professors across