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Read the latest and greatest student, faculty and alumni news from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, a top national business school at one of the best public universities in the nation.

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5 things to know before filing your 2023 taxes in 2024

With tax season looming, we spoke with the Certified Public Accountants at Warrington alumni-led Wolfson CPA Firm about some helpful information that you should know before filing your personal or business tax returns this year. Read on for important insights

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Punishment for online gamers who exploit bugs critical for ongoing game success

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Among the 3.1 billion active online gamers around the world, a ubiquitous challenge has come to be accepted across games – bugs and glitches. These game defects give players the opportunity to take advantage of the bug,

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How reflecting on gratitude received from family can make you a better leader

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The longstanding advice to “check your baggage at the door” may not be the best way for leaders to engage and empower their employees. Instead, acknowledging that leaders are complete individuals with experiences outside of the office

AI is the latest gold rush

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has sparked a technological gold rush. On February 6, graduating senior Brett Posner-Ferfman (BA ’24, BS ’24) moderated a panel on the intersection of AI, business and journalism. The panel featured Jack Faricy Professor and Director of

Bergstrom Center honors Alumnus of the Year for decades of advocacy and service

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business is proud to honor Steven DeRose (BA ’03, BSBA ’03, MSF ’04) as the Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Alumnus of the Year. DeRose is the Senior Vice President at Starwood Mortgage Capital,

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Trump Eyes $4 Billion Stock Windfall as His Legal Bills Pile Up

On the financial front, the news has appeared dire for former president Donald Trump this year. Within a span of just a month, two judges in two separate cases ordered him to pay about $540 million in total — a

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Should you use AI to write work emails?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As the most popular form of business communications, it may come as no surprise that the average office worker receives about 121 emails per day. With up to 31,000 emails landing in an employee’s inbox per year,

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Bergstrom Real Estate Center teams up with GatorMade for career prep opportunities

In February, the Bergstrom Real Estate Center teamed up with GatorMade, an initiative focused on giving leadership opportunities to the University of Florida’s football team, to teach scholar-athletes about real estate opportunities in Miami. The weekend-long trip gave 14 scholar-athletes

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Capital One to Buy Discover for $35 Billion in Year’s Biggest Deal

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his expertise on the Capital One Financial Corp. deal to buy Discover Financial Services. The $35 billion all-stock deal would create the largest US credit card company by loan volume, giving the combined entity

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University of Florida Warrington College of Business launches FinTech Research Center

With $600,000 in funding, the UF Warrington College of Business is advancing research and educational opportunities in the growing field of financial technology (commonly referred to as fintech) with its newly established FinTech Research Center in Stuzin Hall.   Supported by