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How valuable are online product recommendations?

Imagine you are looking to buy a shirt on Macy’s website. When you visit the page of a shirt that you like, Macy’s recommends several related shirts to you on the same page. While you now can see more options for potential purchase, are you less likely to buy the

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Fall 2018 Commencement: Warrington ceremony to recognize individual graduates

Warrington undergraduate and graduate students – you may have heard about the University of Florida’s updates to the commencement ceremony. The University will hold two ceremonies for students graduating in the fall of 2018. The first is a University-wide gathering on Saturday, December 15 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for

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Practice makes perfect at Professional Development Day

By Haley Aouate As any young professional will tell you, the idea behind an elevator pitch is that if you’re ever caught in an elevator with the CEO of your dream company or a hiring manager, you have 30-60 seconds of their valuable time to sell yourself through this short,

Nicolette Duong

MIB student uses business knowledge to help build stronger communities in Peru

The summer before Nicolette Duong (BS ’17, MIB ’18) began her freshman year at the University of Florida, she took a trip to Peru that she thought would just be a visit to see family. Instead, it would inspire her passion for helping others in need. While shadowing her medical

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Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered

Hurricane Florence may affect the operations of several of the 16 nuclear reactors located in the Carolinas and Virginia, raising concerns about safety and power outages. Dr. Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the Public Utility Research Center, explains why nuclear power stations must take precautions during big storms. Read

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Heavener School of Business ranks in top 20 among publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was ranked No. 19 on U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released Monday, September 10. The Heavener School ranked in the No. 30 position among all U.S. undergraduate programs. It continues to be the highest-ranking undergraduate business

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Fisher School remains in top 10 among U.S. publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program remained in the No. 6 position among U.S. public programs in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Colleges” edition released Monday, September 10.  Overall, the Fisher School was once again ranked No. 11 in the U.S. “Our

UF MBA continues to innovate with new program

The Warrington College of Business has long prioritized innovation within the educational experience. The College’s newest program – a fully online MBA program that requires zero campus visit for students – is just the latest example. While the program has served as a pioneer in the online MBA industry and

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center

Prioritizing Social Impact

The UF Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center prioritizes entrepreneurial education for students and people of many backgrounds. The Center’s dedication to serving many groups of people in the Gainesville community and across the world has led to programs that ensure business students and leaders have access to entrepreneurial training. The Center

Making learning more personal

As Warrington continues to expand its online program offerings, the latest innovation will provide those programs with an enhanced student experience. Warrington developed a new lightboard studio that is available for faculty lectures and provides students with a more personal experience while watching online lectures. Instead of staring at a