PURC assistant director named UF International Educator of the Year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Araceli Castaneda, Assistant Director of the Public Utility Research Center, has been named International Educator of the Year in the staff category by the University of Florida’s International Center. The International Center honors outstanding international endeavors by senior faculty, junior faculty and staff. The staff award recognizes

Undergraduate team finishes second at Asian Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team comprised of undergraduate students from the Warrington College of Business Administration continued the College’s impressive run in international competitions placing second at the Asian Business Case Competition. The event, which was hosted by Nanyang Business School in Singapore, concluded Wednesday. Warrington’s undergraduate teams have placed

American Marketing Association honors Mitra with distinguished award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Debanjan Mitra, an associate professor at the Warrington College of Business Administration, will be awarded the American Marketing Association 2011 Excellence in Global Marketing Research Award during the AMA’s Educators’ Conference on Aug. 6 in San Francisco. The award recognizes the author of an outstanding research

Warrington, UF MBA featured in BBC Radio series

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration and UF MBA were featured in the BBC Radio 4 program “The New MBAs,” a two-part series examining how business schools are addressing the problems that facilitated the global economic crash through ethics education. Warrington was one of only five U.S.

Kraft named to AACSB committee to analyze management education

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. John Kraft, Dean of the Warrington College of Business Administration, has been named to an AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) Blue Ribbon Committee designed to revise the standards of management education. The committee is comprised of 22 leading university educators from

MAIB students fly on “Wings of Excellence” to Alps

Gainesville, Fla. – Every year, the competition for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award offers the world’s students the unique opportunity to take part in the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland. This year, two students from the Hough Graduate School of Business, Nicholas Campiz and Richard Woods, were accepted

DiMatteo research project awarded UK Leverhulme Trust Grant

Gainesville, Fla. – Professor Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies, has been awarded a United Kingdom Leverhulme Trust Grant. The grant application, sponsored by the University of Leicester, will provide funds for DiMatteo to be in residence at Leicester for Summer 2009. The Grant

Finance major wins $5,000 study abroad scholarship

Gainesville, Fla. – Gustavo Bartczak, a senior in the Warrington College of Business Administration, is the winner of a $5,000 Freeman-ASIA scholarship award. Gustavo, a Coral Springs resident, will use the prize this Fall semester to study in China at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. The primary goal of

Florida tops distance-learning MBA ranking from The Economist

Gainesville, Fla. – The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School of Business was ranked #1 in the world in the inaugural distance-learning rankings just released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). No other public school in the U.S., and only one private, is ranked among the Top Ten.

Warrington professors named UF International Educators of the Year

Gainesville, Fla. – Winners were recently announced for UF’s 2007 International Educator of the Year Awards. Warrington is the proud home of two recipients of the College-wide award: Professors Carol West and Mark Jamison. As directors of two of Warrington’s most active research centers, West and Jamison epitomize the term