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Five Warrington alumni named among 2021 40 Gators Under 40

The Warrington College of Business was well represented on the third annual 40 Gators Under 40 list with five Business Gators named as honorees.   Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Gators Under 40 honors alumni who are going greater in their communities and professions, continuing the tradition of the Outstanding Young Alumni event, which honored alumni achievements that positively impacted The Gator Nation from 2006-2018. Of the Warrington alumni named to the list, two are graduates

Marketing PhD student’s paper honored with award at symposium

Warrington Ph.D. student Felipe Affonso’s paper was named the runner up as part of the William O. Bearden Award competition at the 2021 Southeast Marketing Symposium. The paper, “The Structure of a Product, Retail Environment, and Brand Logo Can Affect Judgments of Value,” was co-authored with Warrington faculty member Chris Janiszewski, Russell Berrie Eminent Scholar in the Department of Marketing. “It is a great honor to be chosen as the runner up for this award,” Affonso said. “I believe it

Virtual event highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace

Students from across the Warrington College of Business and UF were invited to a new event from Business Career Services designed to showcase the importance of diversity in the workplace. Over the three-night event, called Diversity in the Workplace, students had the opportunity to hear from Dr. “Bowtie” Todd Jenkins on why inclusivity is important to everyone, a team from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) on how diversity influences their business decisions, Margo Downs on creating inclusive workplaces and a game

Accounting student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Jake Orlick is the 2020-2021 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. He is the fifth recipient of this prestigious award. The Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award honors students in the Warrington College of Business who have demonstrated a commitment to the role of ethics in business, as evidenced through academic excellence, leadership, personal integrity and civic engagement. “It is a great honor to be chosen for this award!” Orlick said.

How managers can help employees feel secure in their jobs when crises arise

Warrington management Ph.D. student Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22) and a team of researchers conducted a study to understand the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on employee feelings around job insecurity. We spoke with Shao to learn more about the findings of this research and suggestions for managers to help alleviate the effects of employees feeling like they could lose their job when largescale crises occur. This research is forthcoming in the Journal of Applied Psychology. Q: What inspired you

Meet the women of the UF Doctor of Business Administration

This Women’s History Month, the Warrington College of Business is honored to highlight just a few of our incredible female Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) alumni and students. Read about the impactful research of women across multiple UF DBA classes, why they joined the program and how it’s helping them achieve their professional and personal goals. Class of 2017  Jennifer Cainas | Clinical Professor | University of South Florida – Main Campus Dissertation – “The Impact of CEO Regulatory Focus

What I learned about creating inclusive workspaces from the former CHRO of Stitch Fix and Lululemon

Margo Downs is the former Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) of Stitch Fix and Lululemon; she’s also a speaker, teacher, and advisor who we had the privilege of engaging with in a discussion and Q&A session titled “Creating Inclusive Workspaces.” As an MBA candidate pursuing a career in Human Resources with a passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, I was extremely excited to hear from Margo and learn about how we, as future business leaders, can work to create inclusive

Using AI and analytics to solve business problems

After graduating from the University of Florida with my Bachelor of Science in Statistics in May 2020, I was eager to continue my education and expand my business knowledge. When I found out that UF’s Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management (MS-ISOM) program was offering a new concentration in Business Analytics, I knew this program would be a perfect fit with my interests and career goals. Unfortunately, like many, my summer internship was cancelled due to the

Student Spotlight: Cameron Cohen

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series features exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Cameron Cohen, a student in the undergraduate information systems program and the Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management program, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: What degrees will you have

Student Spotlight: Nancy Tran

Nancy Tran is a current Master of International Business (MIB) student. She comes from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Learn more about how she overcame challenges associated with being an international student during the pandemic and how the MIB is important to her future career plans. Q: Tell us about yourself. Tran: “I am Nancy Tran. I am originally from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I have more than seven years of experience in FMCG Supply Chain working in Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola Beverages and FrieslandCampina. I