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Julie Varsha

Student Spotlight: Julie Varsha

Tax Day can be a stressful date for some Americans as they rush to file their taxes before the deadline. For those who can’t afford tax preparation assistance, the stress is even greater. Fortunately, students like junior Julie Varsha are here to help. Varsha is one of many Fisher School

Kate O'Hara, Jonathan Siragusa, John Darnell, Lexie Cegelski at SEC MBA case competition.

UF MBA takes second in SEC case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business finished in second place at the 2016 Southeastern Conference (SEC) MBA Case Competition on Saturday at the University of Arkansas’s Walton College of Business in Fayetteville, Ark. UF MBA, which won this event the past three years since

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) chapter won 18 individual/team awards

UF students claim 18 awards at state leadership conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) chapter won 18 individual/team awards—including seven first-place finishes—at the 2016 PBL State Leadership Conference on March 19 in Orlando. Twelve members of UF’s chapter qualified for PBL’s National Leadership Conference on June 24-27 in Atlanta.

Chris Vázquez

Humanitarian mission will take Heavener student to Cuba

Chris Vázquez can’t help but imagine the moment… He glances out an airplane window onto an island generations of Americans have never set foot upon. Soon, the plane’s door opens, and the Miami native is greeted with a warm, humid breeze that is equally familiar and completely foreign. Vázquez has

Dr. Anne Stokes, Leah Lytle and Kim Kaupe

“Entrepreneurial spirit alive and well”

More than 200 members of the UF community shared in the journeys of some of UF’s most successful alumna entrepreneurs at the Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium on April 1. The event revealed the amazing impact female entrepreneurs have had in the U.S., and the potential for further growth. It also revealed

Allison Adams

A touch of Europe in the heart of Tampa

There was a time when the Oxford Exchange, a trendy, social and retail locale in Tampa, was supposed to be anything but that. It was supposed to be an oasis of sorts for its director Allison Adams (BSBA ’91), a place to escape, think and reenergize—an office away from the

woman looking at a mobile device

Could free streaming ultimately cost consumers?

That “all you can stream” offer from your Internet service provider sounds like a bargain, but it could have a hidden cost. Providers like AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Comcast are allowing consumers to stream movies, television shows and other digital content for free through special promotions. But is this “generosity”

Ryan Good and his fellow UF students visit Haiti to assist local entrepreneurs

Student Spotlight: Ryan Good

Ryan Good, a candidate in the Hough Graduate School of Business’s Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program, recently returned from Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in Haiti. The experiential learning program—based out of Warrington’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center—brought students to Port-au-Prince for a week to assist local entrepreneurs with their ventures. Learn

Brian Ray

Heavener School director to step down, continue focus on leadership and ethics education

Dr. Brian Ray has announced that he will step down as Associate Dean and Director of the Heavener School of Business at the conclusion of the 2016 Spring semester. Dr. Ray will continue his role as a Lecturer in Leadership and Ethics, and will become Co-Director of the College’s Elizabeth