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UF grads cross bridge to business education

Gainesville, Fla. – In May 2008, 23 students joined with the Hough Graduate School of Business in a new and very different type of program. These individuals were part of the first-ever cohort of the Post Doctoral Bridge (PDB) program

Young entrepreneurs bring real change to UF campus, community

Gainesville, Fla. –More than 50,000 students started school at UF last week, but 23 very special high school students got a head start on them this summer. Those students declared themselves agents for change, as they participated in the second

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

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is ranked among the nation’s Top 30 Business Programs in the 2009 U.S.News & World Report survey of “America’s Best Colleges.” Warrington is ranked #18 overall among public business programs. UF’s

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

Bart Weitz wins Retailing SIG’s First Lifetime Achievement Award

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is proud to announce that Professor Barton A. Weitz is the recipient of the first Lifetime Achievement Award presenting by the Retailing SIG of the American Marketing Association (AMA). Professor Weitz

Lutz named Sherwin-Williams Distinguished Teacher

Gainesville, Fla. – Richard Lutz, JCPenney Professor of Marketing, was named one of three recipients of the 2008 Sherwin-Williams Distinguished Teaching Award. The award, now in its 11th year, will be presented by the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) at

From Hong Kong to Wall Street, UF’s MSF Program is making big waves

Gainesville, Fla. – Seven years since its inception, the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degree program is showing a strong return on investment for its students and graduates. The addition of a combination degree program has opened the door

Publishing giants speak in graduate finance class

Gainesville, Fla. – Norman Pearlstine (Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group, and former editor-in-chief of Time Inc. and The Wall Street Journal) and John S. Carroll (former editor of the Los Angeles Times and The Baltimore Sun) were recent guests in

UF MBA among top 15 publics in US News top 50 rankings

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida continues its impressive reputation climb, earning at Top 15 position among all public b-schools on this year’s list of “America’s Best Graduate Programs.” The UF MBA Program at the Hough Graduate School 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.,