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Dr. Jesse Boyles, Parker Fields, Cindy Dosch, Samantha Wiley, Kenny Mathews, Jessica Vico and Abby Wambach

Fisher School places second in national case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting finished second in Deloitte’s FanTAXtic student tax case study competition Jan. 15-17 at Deloitte University—Deloitte’s national learning and leadership development center near Dallas. Fisher students Cindy Dosch, Parker Fields, Kenny Mathews, Jessica

U.S. News & World Report #4 Online MBA

US News ranks UF MBA Online Program among the nation’s top five

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA’s Online Program again ranked among the nation’s top five in U.S. News & World Report’s “2016 Best Online Programs” rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Online Program ranked fourth in the country, and scored 92 out

Liangfei Qiu and Michelle Darnell

Innovative teaching methods in ethics, big data earn professors notable honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Management Lecturer Dr. Michelle Darnell and Dr. Liangfei Qiu, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, were recipients of the 2015 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award. The award is given annually

Dr. Subhajyoti (Shubho) Bandyopadhyay

Hough graduate programs rank in top five among U.S. publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four master’s programs from the Hough Graduate School of Business were ranked in the top five among U.S. public business programs in Eduniversal’s Best Masters Ranking 2015/2016. The Hough School’s Master of Science in Management and Master

Griffin Plattner

Hard work and heartbreak inspire Heavener student in pursuit of degrees

The past few weeks of Griffin Plattner’s UF undergraduate career have been surreal in that he’s actually had some free time. Instead of the usual 18-credit semester, he took a “relaxing” 12 this fall, allowing him to give more campus

Parker Fields, Kenny Mathews, Samantha Wiley, Cindy Dosch and Jessica Vico

Fisher team wins regional title, advances to national finals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of five students from the Fisher School of Accounting was named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition. Seventy-seven teams representing 54 colleges and universities participated in

David F. Miller

College mourns loss of retail executive David Miller

David F. Miller, Sr., a proud Warrington alumnus and namesake of the David F. Miller Retailing Education and Research Center, passed away Nov. 19. He was 86 years old. Miller (BSBA ’51) enjoyed a brilliant 37-year career at JC Penney,

David Ross

Female executives may be facing an “implicit quota,” says management professor

Companies frequently congratulate themselves when they hire a female executive for a top management role. That applause, however, turns to silence when another woman attempts to break the glass ceiling at that same company. According to a new study by

Mo Wang

Management professor presents research on job training at the White House

Dr. Mo Wang, R. Perry Frankland Professor of Management and Director of the Warrington College of Business’s Human Resource Research Center, gave an invited talk to the White House Social & Behavioral Sciences Team on Dec. 8. The talk focused

Tatiana Salazar presents in the Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition

Big Idea Competition deadline is Dec. 15

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The deadline to enter the 2016 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition, which will award a $25,000 grand prize, is Dec. 15. Competitors must submit their “Intent to Compete Form” by 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 15. The