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Carly Ritterband

Economics student honored with award for commitment to ethics

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Carly Ritterband was named the 2019-2020 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year award. She is the fourth 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 feels incredible to win this award!” Ritterband said.

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UF MBA Executive program ranked No. 3 among publics in Southeastern US

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA Executive program was named the No. 3 program among publics on Ivy Exec’s “2020 Best Executive MBA Programs” Southeast regional rankings. The program ranked No. 9 overall in the Southeast, and No. 44 in the world, a 17-place jump from last year. Ivy Exec also compiles regional rankings based on additional program characteristics. In the Southeast, the UF MBA Executive program was ranked in the top 20 among all categories. Global Experience – No. 5

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“I am not a crook”: How companies can respond when a partner is embroiled in scandal

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Watergate. The Iran-Contra Affair. Monica Lewinsky. Political scandals like these are rooted deep in the minds of Americans across generations. With new ones coming to light even now, like potential insider trading among U.S. Senators amid the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s no surprise that in 2018, 75 percent of voters indicated that corruption in politics was their top concern in the then-upcoming election cycle.   The American people shouldn’t be the only ones concerned, though. Businesses can be just

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Fisher School graduate program among the top 10 for sixth year in a row

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business continued to hold its position as a preeminent program on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Graduate Schools” list released Tuesday. For the sixth consecutive year, it was named among the top 10 public programs in the nation. The graduate accounting program is ranked No. 9 among U.S. public schools and No. 20 overall. It outranked graduate accounting programs at

Leah Stokes is a UF MBA Executive student.

Executive MBA Spotlight: Leah Stokes

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UF MBA Executive program provides high-ranking business leaders with a transformational MBA experience. Learn more about Leah Stokes and her experience in the Executive program. Q: What year will you graduate from the Executive MBA program? Stokes: “I’m in the EMBA Class of 2020.” Q: What undergraduate degrees do you hold and from what institutions?  Stokes: “Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Economics — both from Converse College in South Carolina. I also have a

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Trends Conference provides transformational experience

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Andrea Johansson (MSRE ’20) The Trends Conference assembles annually and this year the conversation did not disappoint. Trends brings together professionals that may practice in vastly different areas within the commercial real estate sector, but for two days, they congregate to discuss overarching topics that effect national and global economic trends. Within that room you are just a few degrees away from every key player in global commercial real estate. This year, the conference began just one week before

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UF MBA named a top 10 public program for second year

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  UF MBA at the Warrington College of Business rode its positive momentum to another great ranking on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Graduate Schools” released March 17. For the second consecutive year, UF MBA was named among the top 10 U.S. public programs and top 30 national programs. The UF MBA Full-Time program placed in the No. 28 spot overall and the No. 10 position among U.S. publics. “The latest rankings from U.S. News &

Amanda Phalin

Warrington professor shares where you can find reliable COVID-19-related economic news

Reading Time: < 1 minute Looking for reliable sources of economic news as it relates to COVID-19? Warrington Lecturer Dr. Amanda Phalin shares her top sources of news both domestic and abroad, as well as left and right-leaning economists and think tanks.  See what Dr. Phalin had to say in this video. 

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Exclusive: 1-On-1 With Florida Warrington’s New Dean

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Sabyasachi ‘Saby’ Mitra is set to take on his first deanship this summer. As you might expect of someone who has spent nearly three decades in graduate business education, he’s ready to hit the ground running,” writes Marc Ethier of Poets & Quants.  Read more about why Mitra is excited to start at Warrington, what his plans are for the college’s future and more in this story from Poets & Quants. 

Dr. Larry DiMatteo

On Apple’s ‘Batterygate’: Why settling for $500 million is the wrong move

Reading Time: < 1 minute Apple recently settled a class-action lawsuit over 2017’s Batterygate, a lawsuit that was filed when Apple’s software updates resulted in the throttling of iPhones with older batteries, in effect slowing down older models, leading users to believe that they needed to replace their phones. Read more about how Warrington professor Dr. Larry DiMatteo’s recent paper was highlighted by Forbes in this recent article about Batterygate.