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Read the latest and greatest student, faculty and alumni news from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, a top national business school at one of the best public universities in the nation.

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

Mahdi Moqri

Big Data meets a social network

So how much data is needed for it to be considered, “Big Data?” Are 22 million rows of data on your computer screen enough? That’s the unfathomable amount of information Warrington Ph.D. student Mohammadmahdi (Mahdi) Moqri has managed over the

Joel Houston in class

UF MBA makes significant climb in The Economist’s full-time rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business ascended 22 positions in The Economist’s “Which MBA?” full-time rankings released Thursday. Thanks to its 22-place gain—the largest by any school in this ranking—UF MBA is ranked 58th

Diana Shao and Susana Santos

Warrington doctoral student, post-doc recognized during Experiential Classroom

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Susana Santos, a Post-Doctoral Associate in Warrington’s Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate; and Diana Shao, a Ph.D. candidate in Finance, were recognized for exemplary teaching during the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center’s Experiential Classroom on Sept.

Lissette Penrod and Jessica Stravino

Fisher alumna shares journey from Big 4 accounting to entrepreneur

Lissette Penrod’s introduction to corporate recruiting seemed ill-timed, to say the least. She entered the field in 2009—just as the Great Recession was decimating the U.S. economy. Despite the unenviable job climate and lack of recruiting experience, Penrod thrived in

Lauren Lindsay

Student Spotlight: Lauren Lindsay

Every fall and spring semester, UF Enactus engages in Day of Difference, a program where UF Enactus members visit elementary school students in the Gainesville community to teach them success skills and entrepreneurial values. Sophomore Lauren Lindsay is the Project

Siân Morgan and Devin Williams

Marketing, accounting graduate students earn College teaching honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Siân Morgan and Devin Williams were recognized with the Warrington College of Business’s Spring 2015 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award, presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizes

Kelley A. Bergstrom cuts the ribbon celebrating renovated Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies

Warrington celebrates dedication of Bergstrom Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The newly refurbished Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies was officially dedicated Thursday afternoon at Bryan Hall. About 100 Warrington alumni, faculty, staff and guests attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony, then toured the remodeled Center, which

Newly remodeled Bergstrom Center

Revamped Bergstrom Center provides another home for Warrington students

A major initiative for the Warrington College of Business has been creating “homes” for its students. The College succeeded again with its newly renovated Kelley A. Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies. The “new” Bergstrom Center will be officially unveiled

Jane Douglas

Warrington professor analyzes “The Reader’s Brain”

Warrington Professor Dr. Yellowlees Douglas’s new book–“The Reader’s Brain: How Neuroscience Can Make You a Better Writer”— uses decades of insights into the reading brain to provide writers with clear-cut, science-based guidelines on how to write anything well, from an