Milenko Martinovich

Milenko Martinovich

Milenko Martinovich is the former Editor at the UF Warrington College of Business. He served in the role from 2010-2016.


Stories by Milenko Martinovich

Student Spotlight: Melody Zargari

Reading Time: 4 minutes Melody Zargari returned from one of the most exclusive internships in the country: the White House Internship Program. Learn more about Melody, her passion for politics, and her experience working at the nation’s most famous address. Name: Melody Zargari Hometown: Niceville, FL Major: General Business Year: Senior Student Organizations/Activities: Freshman Leadership Council (Member 13-14, Director of Student Government Outreach 14-15, Director of Diversity Affairs 15-16); Student Government Cabinet (15-16); Heavener Leadership Challenge (14-15); MentorUF (14-15) 1. Why did you choose to

Jacksonville real estate leader to be inducted into Bergstrom Hall of Fame

Reading Time: 4 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville businessman and community leader Peter Rummell will be inducted into the University of Florida’s Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Hall of Fame on Feb. 24 during the research center’s annual Real Estate Trends & Strategies Conference at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. The Bergstrom Center Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor leaders whose lifetime of service has shaped the real estate industry for the better. Deserving nominees are considered each year by the

fisher school career banquet

Inaugural banquet opens students’ eyes to accounting careers

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Mike Quackenbush (BSAc ’92, MAcc ’93) surveyed the 40-plus business students gathered for Tuesday’s Fisher School of Accounting’s “Careers in Accounting” banquet at the Hilton UF Conference Center Hotel, he recognized a familiar look on their faces. It was the same one he had about 25 years ago when he was wondering which major to pursue. “I started off a as a journalism major, then a finance major before I came to accounting,” said Quackenbush, a Partner at PwC’s

Sean Limon in class

UF MBA Executive Program ranks among best U.S. publics

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’ Executive Program ranked No. 7 among U.S. public programs in Ivy Exec’s “2017 Best Executive MBA Programs.” UF MBA ranked 24th among all U.S. programs, and 34th in the world. Ivy Exec also included an overall regional ranking (No. 11 in the U.S. South, MidAtlantic), as well as specialty regional rankings in Life Balance (3rd), Prestige (11th), Career Advancement (11th), Curriculum (11th), and Global Experience (14th). Ivy Exec

“Choosing to be extraordinary”

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Entrepreneurship & Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program is one of the most powerful experiences offered by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. For six weeks, UF students serve as consultants to disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town, South Africa. Students take a hands-on approach in helping these entrepreneurs make their ventures sustainable, and help reverse the crippling impact apartheid had on South Africa’s growth. Marsha Joseph (BS ’16) participated in EESA in Summer 2016. Learn more about

Being rude to your child’s doctor could lead to worse care

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emotions tend to run high in hospitals, and patients or patients’ loved ones can be rude to medical professionals when they perceive inadequate care. But berating your child’s doctor could have harmful — even deadly — consequences, according to new research. The findings by University of Florida management professor Amir Erez and doctoral student Trevor Foulk reinforce their prior research that rudeness has “devastating effects on medical performance,” Erez said. A Johns Hopkins study estimated that more than 250,000 deaths

Joe Alba in class

Why better choices depend on ‘libertarian paternalism’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nudging people toward better behavior through policy can be effective, but can face resistance if people feel their autonomy is threatened. Despite advances in neuroscience and genetics that raise questions about the limitations of free will, people hold strongly to their sense of autonomy, according to a study by University of Florida marketing professor Joe Alba and post-doctoral student Yanmei Zheng. Alba’s and Zheng’s work, co-authored with Cornell University professor and former UF marketing Ph.D. student Stijn van Osselaer, is

US News: UF MBA Online Program No. 5 in the nation

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked fifth in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “2017 Best Online MBA Programs” rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Online Program, No. 4 among U.S. publics, scored 89 out of a possible 100 points. It marks the fifth consecutive year UF MBA finished in the top five in this ranking. “We’re thrilled to again be recognized as one of the nation’s top online MBA programs,” said

Woochoel Shin

Retail research lands marketing professor in exclusive program

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dr. Woochoel Shin was named to Marketing Science Institute’s Young Scholar Program, a biennial program that “brings together some of the most promising scholars in marketing and closely related fields whose recent work suggests they are potential leaders of the ‘next generation’ of marketing academics.” The 2017 class includes 34 of the brightest marketing minds, who have received their doctorate within the past three to seven years. The by-invitation-only event, which encourages research collaboration and engagement among the honorees, begins

Robert Knechel

Eminent Scholar named to advisory position at PCAOB

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Robert Knechel was appointed to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s (PCAOB) Standing Advisory Group. The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to protect investors and the public interest by promoting informative, accurate, and independent audit reports and to oversee the audits of public companies and broker-dealers. The Standing Advisory Group, which includes auditors, investors, public company executives, and scholars among others, advises the PCAOB on the development of auditing