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Yuri Blaise, Troy Heinzmann, Shruti Shah, Kelsey Noris, Sandra Vizer, Katie Clarfield, Rachel Bowden and Elizabeth Fechtel

UF Enactus posts best national finish in nearly a decade

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Enactus, a Career & Leadership Program in the Heavener School of Business, finished in the top 12 at the 2015 Enactus United States National Exposition on April 13-16 in St. Louis. UF Enactus’ finish was the

Tatiana Salazar's startup Stem Point won the 2015 UF Big Idea Competition

Stem cell therapy startup wins second annual UF Big Idea Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A veterinary medical startup focused on stem cell therapy for competitive horses won the UF Big Idea Competition and its $25,000 grand prize on Friday at Emerson Alumni Hall. The UF Big Idea Competition, sponsored by the

Stelios Kapantais, Gordian Braun and Nick Bevelock

MSE students say they have something “in store” for online giant

It’s difficult to disparage the convenience of online shopping. A couple of button pushes on your computer or mobile device, and the product you desire is on your doorstep in a few days. But what if you really don’t want

Alex Mazur and Kelsey Loftin

Following in their footsteps

Three years ago, Kelsey Loftin went looking for inspiration and found it in Hannah Wampole, a dynamic senior who Loftin admittedly idolized. For then-freshman Alex Mazur, inspiration found her in 2012 when senior Mikaela Moore delivered an impactful speech during

Kelsey McKeag, Liz Kleinfeld and Kaitlyn Czencz

Warrington well-represented at Presidential Service Awards ceremony

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Seven students from the Warrington College of Business Administration were honored with the University of Florida’s Presidential Service Awards on March 31 during a ceremony at the President’s House. The Presidential Service Awards recognize students who have

Jamie Shisler

Study abroad transforms gymnast into a Global Gator

Jamie Shisler was bored on a Wednesday night three years ago. Her solution? Catch a flight to Budapest. It’s the inspired and envious answer only a study abroad student can muster. “We had no expectations for it,” Shisler remembered. “It

UF Alumni Affairs

Recent Warrington graduates receive special UF honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Three graduates from the Warrington College of Business Administration—Charles Carmakal, Brittany Rawlings and Keith Robinson—received the University of Florida’s Young Alumni Award on Saturday at Emerson Alumni Hall. The Outstanding Young Alumni Award was established by UF’s

Kelsey Noris and Harrison Porter

Heavener students making an impact

Kelsey Noris and Harrison Porter are both members of UF Enactus, a University of Florida student organization that aims to better the community through entrepreneurship. Their contributions will be recognized tonight when they receive UF’s Impact Awards, sponsored by the

Robert Knechel

Knechel receives UF research professorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W R Knechel, the Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Fisher School of Accounting, was awarded a UF Research Foundation Professorship for 2015-18. Dr. Knechel was one of 34 University of Florida scholars to receive

Jason Rife, David Price, Elizabeth Merrick, Matthew Lukas, Henry Liu and Kara Cupoli

UF MBA claims third consecutive SEC case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business won the 2015 Southeastern Conference (SEC) MBA Case Competition on Saturday at the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business. UF MBA was represented by Xiaoyu “Henry”