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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.

April Rowland

Using an MBA to move into a competitive career

What kinds of jobs are available for a professional with 10 years of experience in teaching and data analytics? April Rowland (MBA ’25) grappled with this question to determine whether she could find a role that would utilize all her

Investing in the future

Cade Kurland enrolled at Florida with the goal of being a professional baseball player one day, but he also wanted to have a backup plan in place. Kurland grew up in Tampa where his parents stressed the importance of saving

Paul Madsen sits behind a Monopoly board.

Accounting isn’t a game, but learning it can be

Cheers and groans echo through Gerson Hall. Following the noise, passersby may be surprised to discover a classroom of graduate students playing boardgames. The competitors aren’t turning Gerson into a recreation center, though – class is in session. Deloitte Foundation

Young woman looking up while thinking about various things - books, money, diploma, ideas and love.

How much could you make if you major in business?

Selecting a major is an important decision for any student in college. The classes, extracurricular activities and internships you complete during this time will help set the stage for your post-graduation career. If business or any of its functions, such

Sonia Singh, Megan Mocko, Emily Overend and Debra Marcum.

Introducing Warrington’s 2023-2024 teaching, advising award winners

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business proudly announces the latest faculty and staff recognized for their excellence in teaching and advising students across the college’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Megan Mocko is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching

Dollar sign exploding and dissolving, concept of currency devaluation and inflation

Companies ignoring climate risks get punished by markets, new study reveals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A pioneering study from the University of Florida has quantified corporations’ exposure to climate change risks like hurricanes, wildfires, and climate-related regulations and the extent to which climate risks are priced into their market valuations. The research

Jason Altmire speaks to a classroom full of people.

What you can do with a DBA

Students and business professionals enroll in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program for any number of reasons. Many intend to use their doctorate to attain academic jobs or further their research, but

Jay Ritter

Trump’s Truth Social is now a public company. Experts warn its multibillion-dollar valuation defies logic

For the first time in almost 30 years, part of Donald Trump’s business empire has gone public. Trading started with a bang. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights on the company’s long-delayed journey to public company which is

Mo Wang

Aflac’s CEO gave us that obnoxious, genius duck and changed the insurance industry. Now, he’s facing his aging customers’ mortality—and eventually his own

Associate Dean and Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Mo Wang shares his insights on how companies with aging CEOs are impacted, like Aflac’s Dan Amos, who is now the fifth-longest-serving CEO of any Fortune 500 company. For example, on average, companies’ financial performance

Students pose on a staircase with awards.

Heavener students secure 18 awards at annual sales competition

Eight students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business earned 18 awards at the University of South Florida’s annual Selling with the Bulls competition, winning the event for the second year in a row. Selling with the Bulls