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Ashley Crandall

Taking the stairway to success

For Ashley Crandall (BSBA ’05), decisions are almost never made quickly. As someone who has long valued fiscal responsibility and doing research before coming to a conclusion, it still surprises Crandall how quickly she made the decision to attend the

Two men and a woman pose for a photo around a small trophy of an alligator on top of a globe.

Warrington alumni represent about 40% of the 2022 Gator100 companies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2022 Gator100 honorees on Friday, April 22 during its first in-person ceremony in almost two years, including 45 Warrington alumni who were represented on the list. Presented by the UF Alumni

Mark Jamison

Mark Jamison: Exploring the Metaverse

Last year, Facebook rebranded itself as Meta, signaling its shift from traditional social media to a big bet on the so-called metaverse. This network of 3D, online spaces is accessed through virtual reality headsets like Meta’s Oculus and promises to

Parker Christian poses in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium before her graduation this spring

Graduation spotlight: Parker Christian

Parker Christian was born and raised in Washington, D.C. but always knew she wanted to attend the University of Florida. Both of her parents graduated from UF, and just like her dad, she will become a double Gator after graduating

Fire Neural Network won the 2022 Big Idea Competition.

Fire Neural Network wins 2022 Big Idea Competition

Fire Neural Network won first place in the 2022 Big Idea Competition. Fire Neural Network uses AI to quickly and accurately locate lightning-initiated wildfires, reducing detection times from 24 hours to 40 seconds and locating ignition points within 40 meters

A group of students in suits pose for a photo in front of a large bronze statue of a Gator on a globe.

Warrington team wins first place for second year at International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took home their second consecutive first place award at the 2022 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC). IBESCC, hosted by Loyola Marymount University, is the

Caroline Beasley tosses her graduation cap in the air in front of the University of Florida archway

Can an online MBA really be done from anywhere in the world?

Caroline Beasley experienced a number of major life changes since she started as a student in the UF MBA Online program. After starting her classes in Norfolk, Virginia, Beasley and her family, including husband Brian and children Charlotte and Vander,

Drew Jacobson

MSM Alumni Spotlight: Drew Jacobson

Master of Science in Management alumnus Drew Jacobson recently joined Google as an Account Strategist. He’ll soon be moving outside of San Francisco to Redwood City, California. Jacobson shares with us how his experience in the MSM program got him

Aner Sela

How smartphones influence purchasing behavior, human interaction

In 2020, City Furniture Professor Aner Sela researched how behaviors change when people do certain activities on their phones rather than on a computer or in person. The study found that when people purchased items on their cell phones, they

Erica Studer-Byrnes with Claire Patterson, Dorian Simpkins and Isabella Montoya

Four students honored for leadership, service at Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted a new student into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded three students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet.   Brooke Lynch was