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Who has the advantage when starting a business – younger or older entrepreneurs?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As entrepreneurship continues to grow in the United States, scholars have questioned if there is an age that gives entrepreneurs a better chance at success. Of the estimated 27 million entrepreneurs in the United States today, are those that are younger or older have the advantage when

Real estate students learn through experience in capstone project

The Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate program completed its annual capstone project on May 3. This year’s winner was Team Ken, which consisted of Ken Trujillo, Aaron Banks, Peter Starr, Scott Steckroth and Prosper Surujon. The competition provides MSRE students with one final experiential learning opportunity

2018 International Business Ethics Case Competition

Warrington students compete in International Business Ethics Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida took top honors at the International Business Ethics Case Competition in April. The graduate student team came in first place in the 10-minute presentation among graduate teams, and the undergraduate student team

Warrington research shows reflecting on work reinforces employee resilience to burnout

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  As concern over employee health and well-being continues to grow among businesses across the world, new research from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida suggests that simply talking about how employees are doing at work at the end of each day contributes to

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Warrington marketing professor wins Churchill Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Steven Shugan, McKethan-Matherly Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing, was honored with the 2018 Churchill Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketing Research Special Interest Group. He is the first faculty member from the University of Florida and second recipient from a university in the state

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Warrington alumna named to first Emergent 25 List by Forbes Asia

Jane Sun (BSAc ’92) was named to the inaugural Emergent 25 List of Asia’s latest star businesswomen by Forbes Asia. She is featured on the May 2018 cover of Forbes Asia announcing the Emergent 25. The list features women making their mark in regional enterprises across Asia and reflects the

Annual awards banquet honors Fisher School students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Michael Dougherty was named the Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting Spring Awards Banquet on April 19 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The award is selected by the faculty and is the highest honor

Warrington College of Business unveils brand update

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida revealed a new look for its online presence in May. Warrington shared not only a completely redesigned and updated website, but also released a new brand anthem video for the College. “Modernizing our web delivery to best

UF MBA students get behind-the-scenes look at Raymond James and Amgen on Tampa City Trek

UF MBA students across its Full-Time, Professional and Executive programs visited Tampa-based companies Raymond James and Amgen for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience. Students had the opportunity to meet and network with executives, many of which are UF MBA alumni, and learn about the day-to-day operations of each company. “At UF

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Heavener students honored with prestigious awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted two new students into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded four of students with the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet on April 25. Kristiana Caine and John Goracke were the latest Heavener