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The winning team of Heavener School of Business students with their check from the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition.

Heavener student brings consulting skills to real-world scenario at the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition

By Camila Vincent de Urquiza, BSBA ’20 Throughout my time at UF, my interests have greatly varied, shifting from journalism, to law, and finally to marketing in the Heavener School of Business. I knew that I enjoyed psychology, and I needed a field where I could be creative and solve

Executive MBA students in a classroom listening to Professor Amir Erez

UF MBA Executive Program ranked among top 25 in North America

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Executive MBA program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business was ranked among the top 25 programs in North America on the 2019 QS Global EMBA Rankings. Out of 59 executive MBA programs in North America, the UF MBA Executive program was ranked No.

Team of four Warrington women competes at MIT Real Estate Case Competition

By Sugandha Sharma, Tori Carmichael, Li Yang and Ilona Day The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work. – Thomas A. Edison We almost missed the opportunity Edison refers to in his quote. While trying to understand

Jay Ritter

Warrington finance faculty member named UF Research Foundation Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Jay Ritter, Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 32 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2019-2022. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong

Michael Dougherty and Emily Buzby

Two Fisher alumni receive prestigious CPA award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting alumni Emily Buzby and Michael Dougherty received the Elijah Watt Sells Award, given to CPA candidates who obtain a cumulative average score above 95.90 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, pass all four sections on their first attempt and have

Jay Ritter on CNBC

IPO tech rush

With more than 200 companies planning to go public this year, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter weighs in on the wave of IPOs we might see in 2019. See what he had to say about the IPO rush in interviews with CNBC, Bloomberg, The Economist and Yahoo! Finance. Dual-class share

Peili Stroud

Transforming from a contributor to a driver

After working as a general manager for Asian chain restaurant Panda Express for almost five years, Peili Stroud (MBA ’19) was looking to make a career transition. She had been running five different stores in Central Florida and knew she wanted to transition into a new career that could help

From left: Warrington graduate students Justin Schlakman, Natalia Leal, Suzy Dabage, Olivia Piatkowski and Stephanie Barahona.

Warrington students excel in International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took top honors at the 2019 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC). IBESCC is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious event of its kind. Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world

Jared LeVine

Heavener student honored with award for commitment to ethics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jared LeVine was named the 2018-2019 recipient of the Virginia Maurer Business Ethics Student of the Year Award. He is the third 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

Sixteen teams advance one step closer to being the $25,000 Big Idea Competition winner

By Christine Haworth, BSBA ’18, MSE ’19 This past Friday, the “Sweet 16” final contestants for the Big Idea Competition were announced. Over 200 teams originally registered to be in the competition back in December, the most initial entrants the competition has seen since its inception. The 16 teams that