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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.

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Bob Lowe

Fisher School mourns passing of Bob Lowe

Robert N. Lowe, Jr., an alumnus and proud supporter of the Fisher School of Accounting, passed away Sept. 7. He was 57 years old. “Bob was simply one of the smartest people I’ve ever known,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J.

Joel Houston in class

Favorable ROI has UF MBA on Forbes’s list of best business schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business was named one of the nation’s top 50 MBA programs in Forbes’s 2015 “The Best Business Schools” released Wednesday. UF MBA ranked 50th overall and 26th among U.S.

Brian Ray in class

Heavener School recognized as one of nation’s top 20 public business schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was again recognized as one of the top 20 public business schools in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Heavener School ranked 18th

Dr. Gary McGill

Fisher School ranks in top 5 among U.S. public undergraduate programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report ranked the Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program fifth among U.S. public programs in its “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th overall, and was the

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

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