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Fisher School cracks Public Accounting Report’s top 10 list

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting was ranked the #10 graduate program in the US in the 26th Annual Professor’s Survey published by Public Accounting Report magazine. UF moved up three spots from 2006 and, among U.S. public schools, is ranked #7 for its master’s program. Fisher’s doctoral program also appeared in this year’s survey for the first time, coming in at #23. Rankings in PAR’s survey are obtained through peer evaluation, with faculty, department

UF MBA takes second place in ethics competition

Gainesville, Fla. – A team of Florida MBA students were put to the test last week at the Ethical Leadership Case Competition in Waco, Tex. and passed with flying colors. Going head to head with students from across the country, the UF team took second place in the contest, which was hosted by Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. The Florida team, whose participation was sponsored by UF’s Poe Center for Ethics, consisted of: Andrew Uelsmann, Scott Herndon, Daniel Cadoff,

Warrington’s Management faculty No. 1 in research productivity

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Management faculty was ranked #1 in the U.S. in a newly released study of faculty research productivity. Other schools rounding out the top ten were Michigan State, Texas A & M University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Maryland, Harvard, Penn State, Michigan, Texas (Austin), and Northwestern. In a joint study by Texas A & M University and the University of Florida, the research productivity of management departments of members of the Association of

Kaufman, Rossin & Company donate $50,000 to Fisher School of Accounting

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Kaufman, Rossin & Company have pledged $50,000 to the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida in honor of firm founders and managing principles James R. Kaufman (BSBA ‘57) and Jay H. Rossin (BSBA ‘55). Founding the company in 1962, Fisher School alumni Jim and Jay set out to create a dynamic, young and innovative firm. Along the way, they built one of the largest (Top 100) CPA firms in the country, employing numerous UF

The Economist ranks UF MBA among world’s best

Gainesville, Fla. – The Florida MBA program was named #17 among US public schools in the 2007 edition of the annual Which MBA? guide. Published by The Economist Intelligence Unit, it provides background information on the worldʹs Top 100 MBA programs. Overall, UF’s MBA program was ranked #39 in the US and #79 in the world. Here are some of the highlights: • Internationalism of alumni: 1st among US Publics and 19th worldwide • Education experience: 2nd among US Publics

UF MBA ranked in The Wall Street Journal top 10 for 2007

Gainesville, Fla. – The UF MBA Program broke into the Top 10 (among Regional schools) for the first time in the 2007 The Wall Street Journal survey of corporate recruiters’ picks for Top Business Schools. Among Regional schools, the University of Florida rose from #13 to #6—a move of 7 spots—continuing the momentum for a second year of phenomenal gains. Last year, UF vaulted from #27 to #13 on the list. UF also received high marks for the education given

U.S. News lists Warrington among top 20 public business programs

The Warrington College of Business Administration is ranked among the nation’s Top 20 Public Business Programs in the 2008 U.S.News & World Report survey of America’s Best Colleges. Coming in at #27 overall, UF’s business programs made a strong showing in specialty categories as well. Five UF specialty areas are ranked in the Top 10 among U.S. public schools. The rankings, released on August 17, are based on U.S. News surveys sent to deans and senior faculty at undergraduate business

UF MBA moves up on U.S. News & World Report’s top 50 list

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida was named #37 among the nation’s best MBA programs in the March 30 issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine, moving up four spots from 2006, and continuing a three-year upward trend in the rankings. Florida is one of only 10 schools that made a jump of four spots or more in this year’s survey of America’s Best Graduate Schools. Among U.S. public schools, UF is ranked #18 overall, and we are the

Warrington No. 1 in undergraduate value in Businessweek rankings

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration earned a Top 50 spot in the Businessweek Top Undergraduate Programs rankings released March 9, 2007, including a #1 ranking for Return on Investment (ROI), based on starting salaries versus tuition cost. Florida’s overall ranking was #43 in the U.S., up four spots from last year, and #17 among public programs. UF also scored well with recruiters and for high SAT scores (1300 avg.) Here are some additional highlights: UF’s rankings:

UF MBA advances to finals at Thunderbird Summit

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida is among the ten top business schools from around the world whose teams have made the final round of an innovation competition held in conjunction with Thunderbird School of Global Management’s first Sustainable Innovation Summit, which takes place March 21‐24 at Thunderbird. The UF team is comprised of a group of students enrolled in UF’s One‐year MBA Program: Chris Sheldon, Brittany Smith, Richard Mason, Kristine Ferrone, and twin brothers Jonathan and Andrew Santo.