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

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Fisher School mourns loss of former Ph.D. student

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Fisher School is saddened by the loss of Dr. Dave Stewart (Ph.D. ’80), who passed away on Nov. 3. He was 64 years old. Dr. Stewart taught at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management for 36 years, and was honored numerous times for his teaching and research. He is survived by his wife, Jane, six children, and 26 grandchildren. Learn more about Dr. Stewart’s life and accomplishments here.

Steve Weiss

Alumnus joins cloud solutions leader

Reading Time: < 1 minute Steve Weiss (BSBA ’80) was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Accelera Solutions, an industry leader in Cloud, Mobility, and Virtualization solutions. Read more about Steve from Accelera Solutions. 

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Warrington students win essay contest at ethics case competition

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington students Alex Maller and Megan Towzey won the essay competition of the 14th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition on Oct. 20-22 at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. For their winning submission, Maller and Towzey were awarded the Stephanie Chance “Bright Line” Award, which offers a forum for students to dig deeper into the ethical issues of the competition’s case in essay form. The case focused on Apple’s refusal—upon the FBI’s request— to unlock

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The Trader Turned Teacher

Reading Time: 4 minutes Will Frazer has always been good with numbers. It allowed him to flourish at the Fisher School of Accounting, and have a successful career on Wall Street. But it wasn’t until later in Frazer’s life that his affinity for numbers made a true impact. As a teacher at Gainesville’s Buchholz High School, he has bettered the lives of countless students and established Buchholz as a national power in math competitions. Teaching high school math did not seem like a likely

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New Challenge Awaits Incoming Heavener Director

Reading Time: 3 minutes After a successful 12-year tenure as Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA—guiding the program to extraordinary heights—Dr. Alex Sevilla is ready for a new challenge. Dr. Sevilla has been named Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business, the College’s undergraduate school. He takes over for Dr. Brian Ray, who led the Heavener School for 17 exceptional years. Learn why Dr. Sevilla took on this new challenge, the Heavener School’s emphasis on career readiness, and what he

marcus kirk

A Year to Remember

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 2015-16 academic year was an eventful one for accounting professor Dr. Marcus Kirk. He was promoted to Associate Professor, and was named to Poets & Quants’ 2016 “Most Outstanding 40-Under-40 Business School Professors” list. Learn more about Dr. Kirk, the impact his promotion may have on his research, what the honor from Poets & Quants meant to him, and why the Fisher School of Accounting is so special. What does it mean to you to receive your promotion to

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Putting Teamwork to the Test

Reading Time: 2 minutes Team-Based Learning is a popular pedagogy in the health sciences field, but few studies have revealed if the innovative teaching method would be effective in business education. Dr. Judith Ainsworth, a Lecturer in Management Communications, decided to find out for herself. Dr. Ainsworth, supported by a $2,500 grant from the Team-Based Learning Collaborative—a non-profit organization that encourages Team-Based Learning—implemented the approach into her Professional Writing for Accountants course last summer. She measured student accountability, preparedness, and engagement through the use

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Sentimental Value

Reading Time: < 1 minute Imagine two scenarios—a bicycle you purchased for yourself and a bicycle you received from a loved one. Under which of these two scenarios would the bicycle be more meaningful to you? Warrington marketing professor Yang Yang, along with Carnegie Mellon University’s Jeff Galak, explored this question in her newest research exploring sentimental value, providing gift-givers some reassurance that their generosity is impactful. Study/Journal: Sentimental Value and Its Influence on Hedonic Adaptation/Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Major finding: First, the

Joel Houston teaches a class

UF MBA among nation’s top 10 public programs in significant categories

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ranked among the nation’s best public full-time MBA programs in career placement and student satisfaction in Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Best Business Schools 2016” released Wednesday. UF MBA ranked No. 5 in “Job Placement” among publics, and No. 7 among all U.S. programs. UF MBA also ranked No. 8 among publics in the “Student Survey” category. “Providing our students an enriching learning environment that prepares them to excel in their

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Doctoral students recognized for exemplary teaching

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Max Dolinsky and Gia Nardini were honored with the College’s Spring 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award, presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizes outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The selection process gauges the effectiveness of teaching practices, measures engagement, and evaluates student learning experiences. Nominees are provided with detailed feedback and consultation to enhance their teaching and prepare for their upcoming career searches. Dolinsky