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Warrington undergraduate program ranked 16th among publics by U.S. News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration was ranked 16th among undergraduate public business programs by U.S. News & World Report in its “2011 America’s Best Colleges” issue. Warrington, which was ranked 28th overall, was ranked in seven

Warrington student places second in national business writing competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Iris Zhang, a senior finance major at the Warrington College of Business Administration, finished second in the Association for Business Communication 2010 Student Writing contest. In this competition, students are presented a case scenario and are asked

Robert Knechel

Knechel appointed Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting Dr. W R Knechel has been appointed Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. The publication is one of the premier academic accounting journals contributing to “improving the practice

UF Information Systems researchers ranked third in Western Hemisphere

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A recent study published by the Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems ranked the University of Florida the third-most productive in the North and South America region. The study revealed the contributions and publications

Dr. David C. Ling

Ling awarded highest honor by American Real Estate Society

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –McGurn Professor of Real Estate Dr. David C. Ling was awarded the David Ricardo Medal by the American Real Estate Society at its annual conference April 15 in Naples, Fla. The David Ricardo Medal is the highest recognition

Former Sears VP Kirn named Executive Director of Miller Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Steven P. Kirn, a former Vice President for Learning and Development at Sears, has been named Executive Director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research. Dr. Kirn replaces Dr. Barton Weitz, who

UF alums, Heggestad honored at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville businessman Richard Allen and UF alumni David Greiff and Brent Berthy were honored for their entrepreneurial achievements at the S. Clark Butler Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on April 8 at the Hilton University of Florida

U.S. News & World Report again ranks UF MBA in top 20 among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida was ranked 17th in the nation among all public business schools by U.S. News & World Report in its “America’s Best Graduate Schools” 2011 Edition. It marked the fifth consecutive year that UF

UF team places third at Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of five UF undergraduates from the Warrington School of Business Administration took third place in the Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition held April 8-9 at Johnson & Johnson’s headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. The

The Economist names UF’s online MBA one of world’s two best programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s online MBA program is one of only two programs in the world to recently earn the top rating of “excellent” by The Economist in its “Which MBA?” Distance-Learning Special 2010 publication. The “Which