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The vital component that truly elevates the Warrington College of Business into prominence is its talented faculty. UF Warrington’s faculty are world-renowned for their difference-making, thought-provoking and leading research and are consistently recognized in their industries and academia for their work, all of which you can read about here. See the most recent news about UF Warrington’s faculty and research below.

Florida state officials draft legislation on Big Tech censorship

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison weighs in on proposed legislation in Florida that would address alleged censorship, election interference and privacy violations by social media companies.  See why Jamison doesn’t believe legislation like this is the best course of action in this story from CBS 12 News. 

It’s not just GameStop worrying Wall Street about a bubble

Research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story from the AP about why even Wall Street is worried about a bubble. 

Exchanges at Goldman Sachs | The IPO SPAC-Tacle

With the strength of the IPO market and the surge in IPOs via SPACs continuing into 2021, host Allison Nathan, creator and editor of the firm’s Top of Mind report, asks experts whether or not these trends are sustainable. She speaks with Goldman Sachs’ head of Global Equity Capital Markets, David Ludwig, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, and Professor of Business and Law at Stanford Law School, Michael Klausner. Hear what Mr. IPO had to say and read the full report

GameStop Day Traders Are Moving Into SPACs

Research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story about how so-called blank-check companies are a hit with individual investors looking for speculative trades.  Read more about the rise of SPAC shares in this story from the Wall Street Journal. 

What are you doing to invest in yourself?

Investing is an important topic covered throughout your time in business school. But beyond the usual lessons on the stock market, there’s valuable knowledge to be gained about how to invest in one of the most important things that will make you successful – yourself. We Are Warrington podcast host Andy Lord ends every conversation with Warrington business leaders about what steps they’re taking in order to better themselves. See their top tips for investing in yourself below and check

‘Mr. IPO’: ‘Free lunch is gone’ on SPAC IPOs, many ‘are not going to end well’

“The last few weeks, I haven’t found any [SPAC IPOs] that I viewed as so attractively priced that it was worth buying them,” Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar at U of F’s Warrington College of Business who’s long researched the IPO market, told Seeking Alpha in an interview.

How to invest in the S&P 500 — a guide to the funds that mimic the influential index’s makeup and moves

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter lends his expertise to this story with tips for investing in the S&P 500. Read the insights Ritter shared with Business Insider.

Good news or bad, we like to experience it with a friend

When it comes to life events — good and bad — people choose to experience them at the same time as a friend as a means of deepening social connection, according to a paper forthcoming in Social Psychological and Personality Science. But, apparently, misery doesn’t always like company. In five lab experiments that involved more than 2,500 participants, UCLA Anderson’s Franklin Shaddy, Warrington’s Yanping Tu and University of Chicago’s Ayelet Fishbach found that people preferred to integrate experiences with others in

Information systems faculty, department ranked among the best in research productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – According to new rankings from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Research Rankings, the Warrington College of Business Department of Information Systems and Operations Management is among the best in the world for research productivity and is home of two of the field’s most productive scholars. With 24 published articles across the top three Information Systems journals (Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems and MIS Quarterly), Warrington was ranked No. 15 in the world for

Four among winners of Warrington’s teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Congratulations are in order for the four winners of the 2020-2021 Warrington College of Business Teaching/Advising Awards. Dr. David Ling is the recipient of the Graduate Teaching Award and Carly Escue is the recipient of the Graduate Advising Award. On the undergraduate side, Keisha Hunte is the recipient of the Undergraduate Advising Award and Siân Morgan is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award. David Ling: Dr. Ling is the Ken and Linda McGurn Professor of Real Estate and