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Valeria Volkova, Catalina Angeli, Gulver Karamemis, Zhe Shen, Joe Rojo, and Dr. Angela Lindner

Warrington international students recognized for achievement

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Warrington College of Business received the University of Florida’s International Center’s Outstanding International Student Award on Nov. 17. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement,

Boyfriend giving a Christmas present to his happy girlfriend

What Economists Fail to See in the Act of Gift-Giving

“New research suggests why holiday gifts—unlike purchases for oneself—have a value far higher than some economists previously thought,” writes The Wall Street Journal.  See what this research from Assistant Professor of Marketing Yang Yang suggests that economists fail to see

Four students pose in front of UF Warrington campus gateway

UF MBA achieves program highs in career placement, salaries

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students graduating in 2015 from the full-time UF MBA program at the Hough Graduate School of Business posted record performances in career placement and compensation according to Craig Petrus, Director of Graduate Business Career Services (GBCS). The

UF President W. Kent Fuchs, Jason Ward and his wife, Michelle, and Warrington Dean John Kraft

International Center honors Warrington again for global education excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Jason Ward, the Associate Director of International Programs at the Heavener School of Business, received the University of Florida’s 2015 Staff International Educator of the Year Award on Monday at the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall.

Samantha Biondi, Forrest Hoffman and Allison Carter

Heavener students grateful for alumni support

To thank alumni for their generosity, UF celebrated “Grateful Gator Day” on Nov. 18 at the Plaza of the Americas. Students will have the opportunity to write personal notes and give thanks that will reach up to 30,000 donors. Last

Students in class

The Princeton Review recognizes UF MBA for program quality

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business placed in the top 10 in the “Best Administered” and “Best Classroom Experience” categories in The Princeton Review’s “Best 295 Business Schools 2016″ edition. UF MBA ranked third

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Global entrepreneurs gather at UF

The Warrington College of Business and its Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center proudly host the 19th Annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Conference on today and Saturday. Learn why this event is a major step in the Center’s growth.

Dr. Klodiana Lanaj

Women may fare better than men in assertive team leadership

Research by Warrington management professor Dr. Klodiana Lanaj focuses on how women can showcase their leadership skills in the workplace without being penalized. Learn more about her innovative study.

Robert Knechel

Knechel named to Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research’s board

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W R Knechel, the Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Fisher School of Accounting, was named to the board of the newly-created Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research (FAR). FAR, which officially launched on October 20,

Joe Alba in class

UF MBA continues impressive ascent in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Full-Time and MBA for Professionals Programs soared considerably in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2015 MBA Rankings released Tuesday. UF MBA’s Full-Time Program improved seven spots to No. 41 in the