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Gotham Gators: Warrington alumni take a bite out of the Big Apple

Reading Time: 6 minutes When Business Gators leave The Swamp, they embark on a journey to make their mark on the world. Many set their sights on New York City, and with good reason; if they can make it there, they can make it anywhere. Krishna Memani, Anu Mathur Rajakumar and Miles Wilkin are

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Goodbye IPO, hello direct listing?

Reading Time: 1 minute Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter recently discussed IPOs with CNBC’s Jon Fortt on his show Fortt Knox in honor of the 15th anniversary of Google’s IPO. See Ritter explain the basics of the IPO market and what’s happening in IPO news today. 

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Warrington management professor recipient of distinguished early career contributions award

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Swider, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is the recipient of the 2019 Early Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Management Human Resources Division. The Early Career Achievement Award “recognizes the early career achievements of HR scholars”

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Why STEM majors should consider an MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law, health care, technology and the sciences. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you

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Fisher School master’s and undergraduate programs rank in top 5 among publics by Public Accounting Report

Reading Time: 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Once again, accounting professors and deans have ranked the Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate and master’s programs in the top 5 among publics and its doctoral program in the top 15 among publics on the Public Accounting Report’s 38th Annual Professors Survey. The undergraduate program rose to No.

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Today’s Tech IPOs Offer Lower Growth for Top Dollar

Reading Time: 1 minute Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter shares insights with The Wall Street Journal on how “investors now pay higher prices for companies that are less profitable and growing more slowly than their predecessors.” In other tech IPO news, Dr. Ritter also comments on WeWork’s initial public offering and its questionable

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How this former Florida Gator football player benefitted from the Master of Science in Management program

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Brian Biada, MSM ’11, Project Engineer, L3Harris My journey after the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program hit the ground running in Washington, D.C. While I was taking classes in the program, I was fortunate to work remotely (20 hours/week) for the MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit that operates

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UF Warrington management department highlights new research at co-hosted conference with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In early summer 2019, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’ Department of Management worked with faculty from one of China’s most prestigious universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, to co-organize a workshop highlighting recent research advancements in the management field. The workshop, titled Advancements in Organization

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7 reasons why you should attend the UF MBA Golf & Greet at Topgolf

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions that you want answered before you decide which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Golf & Greet at Topgolf is the perfect event for you to get your questions

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Are you thinking about a career pivot?

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Craig Petrus, Executive Director of Career Services, Warrington College of Business Whether you are a current student or have been in the workforce for a number of years, we all have those moments in time in which we wake up one morning and think to ourselves, “I want to