Top News: page 141

Aner Sela

Mowing the lawn in those new running shoes? You may not be happy with them

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When it comes to how many different ways you use the things you buy, more may not necessarily be better. According to a new study coauthored by University of Florida marketing professor Aner Sela, the more the

Natalie Martinez, Ashley Glantz, Sean Limon, Melissa Morlan and Andrew Karay

Hough Graduate School of Business wins Montreal case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Hough Graduate School of Business won the HEC Montreal International Graduate Competition on May 1 in Montreal. Andrew Karay, Natalie Martinez and Melissa Morlan—all students in the Master of International Business (MIB) program—and

Shirley Jones, Dr. Gary McGill and wife, Laura

Fisher School director honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting, received the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Faculty Award from Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business on April 23. The Rawls College of Business has

Kristin Joos

Social entrepreneurship course recognized for ingenuity, creativity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Kristin Joos’s Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship course received a 2015 Online Education Excellence Award (OEEA) from the University of Florida’s Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence. Dr. Tawnya Means, Director of the Warrington College of

Carly Escue

Recent alumna an “MBA to Watch” says Poets & Quants

Carly Escue (MBA ’15) was one of 30 MBA graduates in the world to be named to Poets & Quants’s “Class of 2015: MBAs to Watch.” Read Carly’s profile and learn more about her accomplishments at UF MBA and her

Miami, Florida

Optimism among Florida real estate professionals at its highest since 2006

Optimism in the Florida real estate market remains strong among those in the business, according to the Survey of Emerging Market Conditions, conducted quarterly by the Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Florida’s Warrington

Aner Sela

Marketing professor receives UF research award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John I. Williams, Jr. Professor Dr. Aner Sela was one of 10 professors awarded the University of Florida Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. The award recognizes UF assistant professors for their research performance. A one-time allocation of

Lindsay Patenaude

Going the extra mile

When Lindsay Patenaude began running, it was for herself. She wanted to get healthier and break the cycle of a sedentary lifestyle. Now, she runs for others, and is making a tangible difference in the lives of college-aged cancer patients

National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference and Exposition

Warrington’s commitment to diversity continues through NBMBAA sponsorship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration has been named the official academic sponsor of the 37th Annual National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference and Exposition. The conference, one of the nation’s largest professional development and job recruitment

U.S. Navy veteran Quinton Crawford in class

Entrepreneurship program helps veteran turn passion into practice

Considering Quinton Crawford was a novice to business, he did quite well for himself. He was an electrician, franchise owner of one of the nation’s most popular commercial cleaning companies, and acquired multiple residential properties. But his business inexperience caught