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Read the latest news and research from University of Florida Warrington College of Business faculty, who are thought leaders in their respective fields and provide expert guidance in the classroom. Their research provides industry leaders and individuals with insights they can use in their careers and daily lives.

Jay Ritter

Why is Trump’s Truth Social stock plummeting?

After vaulting from an initial offering price of about $50 to a peak of nearly $80 in late March, Truth Social’s share price has dropped a staggering 68%. In early trading on Tuesday, the price stood at about $25. Cordell

Kristin Joys

Social Entrepreneurship Lecturer honored with awards for teaching and service

Social Entrepreneurship Lecturer in Management Kristin Joys is this year’s recipient of both the B Academics Instructor of the Year Award and the University of Florida Presidential Service & Leadership Faculty/Staff Advocate of the Year Award. B Academics annually recognizes

Jay Ritter

Trump Media stock price plummets Monday as company files to issue millions of shares

Trump Media & Technology Group shares plummeted more than 18% Monday after the company took steps to sell millions of additional shares. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter expects the stock price will continue to be highly volatile.  Read more insights

David Ling stands in front of a bookcase.

Real estate education benefits at the University of Florida with David Ling

David Ling, Ken and Linda McGurn Professor and Director of the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science Real Estate program at UF Warrington, joins Michael Bull of America’s Commercial Real Estate Show to discuss the benefits of a real estate

Jay Ritter

Strong Q1 demand for IPOs bodes well for 2024, experts say: ‘I’m way more optimistic than I’ve been the last two years’

With 30 IPOs that raised over $7.8 billion in the first quarter—figures that jump to 49 offerings and $8.4 billion if SPAC deals are included—experts like Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter say they’re encouraged the sector has bounced back from the doldrums. Read

Klodiana Lanaj

University of Florida management professor awarded for significant scholarly achievement by premier organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L. Schaffel Professor, is the latest recipient of the Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division’s Cummings Early to Mid-Career Scholarly Achievement Award, which recognizes scholarly achievement of an early- to mid-career scholar. Lanaj is

Jim Hoover

An AI Bubble of a Different Kind

Insights from Jim Hoover, Director of the Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Center, highlight why leaders need to shift from investing to better planning around AI. Read more in this brief from Korn Ferry. 

The 13 tenure-track faculty members of Warrington's Department of Management. From left: Joyce Bono, Nan Zhang, Larry DiMatteo, Robert Emerson, Amir Erez, Aaron Hill, Yixuan Li, Klodiana Lanaj, Gwen Lee, David Gaddis Ross, Brian Swider, Heng Xu and Mo Wang.

UF Warrington management department No. 1 in productivity per faculty fourth year in a row

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For four consecutive years, the 13 tenure-track faculty members of the Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business have affirmed their authority as top-tier researchers. As in 2020, 2021 and 2022, Warrington’s

Jay Ritter appears on CNN to discuss the Truth Social IPO.

Trump’s Truth Social stock price slides

Analysts marvel at the stock price of a social media platform valued at over 1000 times its earnings. Trump owns more than 50%; a dip this week cost him $1b. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights in this

John Banko

Best Cities To Buy a Starter Home

Wells Fargo Faculty Fellow, Instructional Associate Professor of Finance and Director of the Wealth Management Program John Banko shares his insights for homebuyers on what to know before buying a starter home.  Read more in this story from This Old