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What’s the best way to respond to a global financial crisis?

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought plenty of novelty to our lives, like wearing masks and physical distancing. One aspect, though, gave financial economists déjà vu, and it’s looking a lot like 2008. While the events leading up to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic were vastly different, the results were devastatingly similar. With markets tanking and unemployment skyrocketing in both incidents, governments stepped up with policies that attempted to stabilize the economy. New

Meet Our Dean: Saby Mitra

On August 1, the Warrington College of Business welcomed its new dean, Saby Mitra. As Dean Mitra leads Warrington into its future, we invite you to get to know him professionally and personally. We asked Dean Mitra a series of questions about his academic career and personal interests. Read on to learn more about Warrington’s new dean. Q: When did you know that you wanted to be involved in higher education, and why was that an interesting option for you?

Worried about online courses? Warrington faculty share tips for students learning online

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes to our lives. While teaching courses online might be new for some, at the Warrington College of Business, it’s something we’ve been doing for the past two decades. For any student new to online learning, rest assured that our online education is one of the strongest thanks to Warrington’s faculty and resources.  We asked a few of our faculty members to share their approach to online teaching, how they make it engaging for students

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent rankings below.

Serving a purpose beyond the numbers

Drew Asher knew he was interested in studying business when he came to the University of Florida, but wasn’t exactly sure which discipline would be best. The approach he took to choosing a major was slightly different than what most 18-year-old freshman might be tempted to do.   “I started asking around about what the most difficult major within business was,” the West Palm Beach-native said. “My mentality in coming to college was to get a job, and I figured

Warrington faculty, staff confident in reopening plan

As the Warrington College of Business remains open this fall, there will be some changes to the way classes are delivered. You can read more about Warrington’s plan to deliver an impactful product while also prioritizing the safety of students, faculty and staff. We’ll lean on our online expertise this fall, similar to how we did in the spring semester that was abruptly impacted by COVID-19. Our faculty and staff remain committed to our plan, and as you’ll see below

How persistence and grit helped this real estate student land an internship during the COVID-19 pandemic

“If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.” Just a few months ago, in February, I had the fortune of choosing between two great internship offers – one from an industry leader in real estate market data, and the other from one of the largest real estate services company in the world. The initial recruitment cycle was a whirlwind to say the least, but I was lucky enough to have Business Career Services Associate Director and Career Coach

The Good Fortune of Eugene Brigham

It was probably the simplest calculation Eugene Brigham would ever do. There were two lines that day at the University of Miami. One was to register for law school. The other, for business school. This was the mid-1950s. Law school was an established path. Business school? Newfangled and untried. The law school line was long, and Brigham was in it. But the business school line “was a little ole short line,” says Brigham, in his honeyed southern drawl. For a

Dream job to nightmare: Why teachers decide to leave the profession

What do you want to be when you grow up? This common question to children yields some well-known answers – veterinarian, musician, movie star, superhero – but none as common as the No. 2 childhood dream job – teacher. It’s no surprise that this career path is at the top of the list for many people, as it’s characterized by noble attributes like helping others learn, educating the next generation and preparing people to be successful members of society. Why

See where UF MBA Full-Time students are interning this summer

UF MBA Full-Time students are spending their summers interning in impactful roles for companies across the country. While most internships have gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these internships still provide an opportunity to put learning into practice at some of the world’s most respected brands. Hear from four students as they experience their internships. Rachelle Antoine, Owens Corning “I am interning with Owens Corning as their Strategic Marketing intern as a part of their Strategic Leadership Development Program.