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Always risk on

Editor’s note: Sadly, Steve Schnall unexpectedly passed on August 2, 2022. You can view his obituary in The New York Times.  From an early age, Steve Schnall (BSAc ’89) had to learn how to hustle. As one of two sons

Sarah Rosner in front of the Eiffel Tower

MIB Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Rosner

Sarah Rosner recently completed her Master of International Business (MIB) online. After completing her undergraduate degree at UF, Rosner worked with Ferrari, and in August, she goes on to work with Regent Seven Seas Cruises in Miami. Q: Tell us

Group photo of students in the UT-Austin Incubator classroom

Entrepreneurship students visit with the stars of Austin’s entrepreneurial scene

In recent years, more and more companies have made the eastward move from the tech hubs of California to Texas. The state’s capital city, Austin, has become a popular new home for established businesses, startups and venture capital firms. Twenty-seven

John Janick

A champion for headliners

Growing up with a father who worked as a doctor, John Janick (BSBA ’01) initially thought he should follow in his dad’s footsteps and pursue the pre-med track as a freshman at the University of Florida. However, a week or

Nathaniel Keyek-Franssen stands in front of the Boeing Starliner on a launchpad at Kennedy Space Center.

Launching into the future of spaceflight

Nathaniel Keyek-Franssen’s interest in aerospace engineering started when he was a kid, from building model rockets and planes to watching planes at his local airport, and has only grown since then. With years of engineering education and plenty of determination,

Maha Amer in a tucked position diving into a pool

MIB Alumni Spotlight: Maha Amer

Maha Amer completed her Master of International Business in 2022. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in epidemiology at the University of Florida. Originally from Cairo, Egypt, the former Olympian shares why she joined the MIB program and how

Raisa Karim

MSM Alumni Spotlight: Raisa Karim

Raisa Karim completed her Master of Science in Management in 2021. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Florida in 2020. Today, she is a Site Merchandising Assistant for Macy’s. Q: Tell us about your

Steve Kiker poses for a photo in front of the Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Bank trading floor

Operating with a base built on a drive for learning and advancement

Growing up as the son of two teachers, Steve Kiker (BSAc ’95) understood the value of education from an early age. For Kiker, learning wasn’t just about taking in information from textbooks, it was a process based on a drive

Ashley Crandall

Taking the stairway to success

For Ashley Crandall (BSBA ’05), decisions are almost never made quickly. As someone who has long valued fiscal responsibility and doing research before coming to a conclusion, it still surprises Crandall how quickly she made the decision to attend the

Two men and a woman pose for a photo around a small trophy of an alligator on top of a globe.

Warrington alumni represent about 40% of the 2022 Gator100 companies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2022 Gator100 honorees on Friday, April 22 during its first in-person ceremony in almost two years, including 45 Warrington alumni who were represented on the list. Presented by the UF Alumni