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Lokesh, Fracture give back to Warrington

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abhi Lokesh learned about the importance of giving back from his time at the University of Florida. Today, it drives his decision making as the co-founder of Fracture, which specializes in printing photos on glass. Fracture continued its reputation for giving back by donating $50,000 to support UF Warrington’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative. “Fracture wouldn’t be here today without Warrington’s focus on social entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center,” Lokesh said. “Those were the things that started this

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Why business analytics is the newest specialization in our Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve ever been curious about how your Instagram feed, Amazon suggestions or Netflix recommendations end up being perfectly tailored to your likes and interests, you can thank a business analyst. It’s because of them that you’re now streaming Wonder Woman after watching all of the Avengers movies. Now imagine if, instead of Wonder Woman, Netflix recommended you watch The Notebook. A romantic tear-jerker probably isn’t what you were going for. That’s just the tip of the iceberg in the

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UF MBA: The nation’s No. 4 online MBA program again

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For the eighth consecutive year, UF MBA at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business was named among the top 5 public universities on U.S. News & World Report’s “2020 Best Online MBA Programs” list. With a score of 95 out of 100, it is the No. 4 best online MBA program in the nation and No. 3 best online MBA program among public universities in the United States. “At UF MBA, we’re proud of the

Student Spotlight: Christy Evans

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This monthly series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  While working as a student in the Fisher School of Accounting’s Master of Accounting program, Christy Evans has also spent time outside of the classroom to become a more well rounded person and professional. She works as a citizen scientist for the

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Money-losing companies mushroom even as stocks hit new highs

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Tesla Inc. shares have doubled in three months, while General Electric Co. shares are up 44%. The pair are the two most valuable loss-making companies, part of a shockingly high proportion of listed companies that have been losing money—despite, or perhaps because of, the long bull market,” writes the Wall Street Journal.  Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter shares research showing how about three-quarters of IPOs were made by loss-making companies last year in a story from senior WSJ columnist James

Management PhD alumna honored with Rising Star designation

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business management Ph.D. alumna and current assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management Le “Betty” Zhou was named an Association for Psychological Science (APS) Rising Star. The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their research career post-Ph.D. Drawing its name from an Observer editorial series that featured exemplars of the exciting work being done by the field’s newest researchers, the designation

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The Business of…New Year’s resolutions

Reading Time: 3 minutes Business principles are prevalent throughout almost all industries that impact your life. We decided to take a look at how business leaders implement these principles in their companies and how academic experts explain the impact business principles have on the decisions business leaders make. From real-world practice to years of study, our experts break down the business of everything you’ve wanted to know about. This month, we start with something that an estimated 60 percent of us make, but only

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How this veterinarian is benefitting from a Master of Science in Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flavia Vaduva is a Master of Science in Management alumna from 2015. She also has an undergraduate degree in animal science, minor in psychology, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from UF. Dr. Vaduva currently resides in Michigan, working as a small animal veterinarian and occasionally practicing shelter medicine as well. Q: Please tell us about your background. Dr. Vaduva: “I was born in Slobozia, Romania. I always had an affinity for science and helping animals, so in

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Alumni News Roundup: Business Gators going greater in 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes In 2019, Warrington College of Business alumni proved why they are difference makers. With their eyes set on innovation and results, Business Gators across the world made a positive and robust impact on their businesses and in their careers. From being named among the 40 Under 40, building successful businesses and empowering female employees, read more about how Warrington College of Business alumni made an impact in 2019. Alumni Accomplishments Warrington alumni accomplishments know no bounds. Here are just a

WHOA GNV Podcast | A degree in entrepreneurship & innovation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center Director Jamie Kraft spoke with UF alumni Collin Austin and Michael Dees on the WHOA GNV Podcast about what it means to get a degree in entrepreneurship. Hear what Jamie had to say about the opportunities that UF offers in an entrepreneurial education on the podcast.