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Five Warrington alumni named among 2021 40 Gators Under 40

The Warrington College of Business was well represented on the third annual 40 Gators Under 40 list with five Business Gators named as honorees.   Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Gators Under 40 honors alumni who are going greater in their communities and professions, continuing the tradition of the Outstanding Young Alumni event, which honored alumni achievements that positively impacted The Gator Nation from 2006-2018. Of the Warrington alumni named to the list, two are graduates

Marketing PhD student’s paper honored with award at symposium

Warrington Ph.D. student Felipe Affonso’s paper was named the runner up as part of the William O. Bearden Award competition at the 2021 Southeast Marketing Symposium. The paper, “The Structure of a Product, Retail Environment, and Brand Logo Can Affect Judgments of Value,” was co-authored with Warrington faculty member Chris Janiszewski, Russell Berrie Eminent Scholar in the Department of Marketing. “It is a great honor to be chosen as the runner up for this award,” Affonso said. “I believe it

Management professor’s paper wins top prize for insights on building equitable workplaces with AI technologies

David Ross, R. Perry Frankland Associate Professor of Management, and two co-authors won first place for their white paper at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton People Analytics Conference. In the paper, Ross, with co-authors David R. Anderson of Villanova University and Margrét V. Bjarnadóttir of the University of Maryland, explain how bias can be embedded in people analytics that uses AI, despite the AI itself being in principle free of bias. The authors also highlight best practices for human resource

Accounting student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Jake Orlick is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. He is the fifth recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. “It is a great honor to be chosen for this award!” Orlick said.

Warrington duo places third at international ethics case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A pair of University of Florida Warrington College of Business students finished among the top teams at the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), a student-run organization at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Canada. The team finished third in the final ethics case competition.  “The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition is the largest and longest running undergraduate business competition in North America. Now in its 48thyear, ICBC attracts students from some of the best business schools in

2020 Alumni News Roundup

In 2020, Warrington College of Business alumni proved why they are difference makers, even during unprecedented times. With their eyes set on innovation and results, Business Gators around the world made a positive and robust impact on their businesses and in their careers. From being named among the 40 Gators Under 40, building successful businesses and stepping up to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic, read more about how Warrington College of Business alumni made an impact in 2020. Alumni

Gainesville named best city for LGBTQ+ inclusion by Human Rights Campaign

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The city of Gainesville, home of the University of Florida, has been named among the best municipalities for LGBTQ+ equality and inclusion by the Human Rights Campaign in its 9th annual Municipal Equality Index. The Human Rights Campaign, which supports LGBTQ+ individuals, allies and institutions with resources via a set of comprehensive programs, created its list based on a nationwide assessment of LGBTQ+ equality regarding municipal policy, law and services. Gainesville earned an almost perfect score of

Information systems professor named outstanding reviewer of the year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Liangfei Qiu recently added another award for excellence in research to his portfolio. The associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management has been named the Management Information Systems (MIS) Quarterly Outstanding Reviewer of the Year. He is the first recipient of the award from the University of Florida. The MIS Quarterly Outstanding Reviewer of the Year Award acknowledges the outstanding contribution of reviewers, whose insightful and supportive feedback has helped authors substantially

5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s

Warrington student wins best reviewer, nominated for best paper on how social marketing influences public perception

Warrington College of Business student Trish Kalis was among the top honorees at the Academy of International Business Southeast Chapter Conference this October. Kalis (BSBA ’18, MSM ’19, MIB ’20) was named Best Student Reviewer and was nominated for Best Student Paper at the conference focused on academic research in the field of international business. Kalis said it feels rewarding to have been awarded with Best Student Reviewer. “It’s great to know that my reviews were perceived so positively,” she