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Bill Muir addresses students

COO of Fortune 500 company emphasizes importance of Big Data

By 2020, there will be as many bits of data as there are stars. By 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet—approximately 6.5 connected devices per person. Four billion Google searches are being conducted per day.

Justin Rich, Kaily Benedict, Dr. Sean Limon, Joey Couture and Jasmin Tahirovic

Heavener School records another top finish in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The Heavener School of Business finished second in the SDS Case Competition on Aug. 20-29 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The Heavener School has now finished second in both of its international case competitions this fall. The Heavener School

Gerson Hall

Fisher School again recognized for program quality in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate (10th), master’s (11th) and doctoral (16th) programs all finished in the top 20 among U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 34th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors. Fisher’s standing

Steven Elkington, Austin Williams, Samantha Pace and Harrison Tool

Heavener School claims second place in Bangkok

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business at UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration placed second in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Aug. 11-15 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Heavener School picked

Robert Felder with children in need in Bangladesh

Changing the unfamiliar

In the middle of a congested road under the heat of an unrelenting sun, Robert Felder sat waiting to see the unfamiliar. The unfamiliar was dirt roads without streetlights, tree logs carved into bed frames and chairs, and children playing

Debanjan Mitra

Marketing professor selected as Batten Fellow

City Furniture Professor Dr. Debanjan Mitra was selected as a 2015-16 Batten Fellow by the University of Virginia’s Batten Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Batten Fellows Program brings prominent and high-potential thought leaders to the Darden School of Business

Cassidy Kallner

Fisher graduate begins exclusive internship program

Cassidy Kallner (BSAc ’15, MAcc ’15) was one of only six students in the nation to be selected for a yearlong postgraduate technical assistant program with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the premier institution that establishes financial accounting standards

GSIF

GSIF’s stock rising

Learning and real-world experience go hand in hand at the Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF), a student-run investment portfolio operated by the Master of Science in Finance (The William R. Hough Program). “The purpose of the fund isn’t to make

Gator Ubiquity

On Top of the World

Bruce and Laura Gross wanted to do something special to support the construction of Heavener Hall, the Warrington College of Business Administration’s new undergraduate building. Not only will their unique gift catch the attention of Warrington students, but it will

Your summer 2015 reading list

The College’s faculty has compiled a list of must-read books for this summer. Here’s the list with some insights on each selection. Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal by Oren Klaff “The book focuses