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Heavener School recognized as one of nation’s top 20 public business schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was again recognized as one of the top 20 public business schools in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Heavener School ranked 18th among U.S. public programs, and 29th overall. It remained the

Dr. Gary McGill

Fisher School ranks in top 5 among U.S. public undergraduate programs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report ranked the Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program fifth among U.S. public programs in its “2016 Best Colleges” edition released Wednesday. The Fisher School’s undergraduate program ranked 10th overall, and was the only program from the state of Florida recognized in the

Bill Muir addresses students

COO of Fortune 500 company emphasizes importance of Big Data

By 2020, there will be as many bits of data as there are stars. By 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet—approximately 6.5 connected devices per person. Four billion Google searches are being conducted per day. These were just some of the astonishing statistics and forecasts

Justin Rich, Kaily Benedict, Dr. Sean Limon, Joey Couture and Jasmin Tahirovic

Heavener School records another top finish in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The Heavener School of Business finished second in the SDS Case Competition on Aug. 20-29 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The Heavener School has now finished second in both of its international case competitions this fall. The Heavener School was a finalist in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge on

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Fisher School again recognized for program quality in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate (10th), master’s (11th) and doctoral (16th) programs all finished in the top 20 among U.S. public accounting programs in Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 34thAnnual Survey of Accounting Professors. Fisher’s standing in the PAR rankings is even more notable considering its faculty

Steven Elkington, Austin Williams, Samantha Pace and Harrison Tool

Heavener School claims second place in Bangkok

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business at UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration placed second in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Aug. 11-15 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Heavener School picked up where it left off last year when it reached

Robert Felder with children in need in Bangladesh

Changing the unfamiliar

In the middle of a congested road under the heat of an unrelenting sun, Robert Felder sat waiting to see the unfamiliar. The unfamiliar was dirt roads without streetlights, tree logs carved into bed frames and chairs, and children playing in the dirt in worn out clothes. This is life

Debanjan Mitra

Marketing professor selected as Batten Fellow

City Furniture Professor Dr. Debanjan Mitra was selected as a 2015-16 Batten Fellow by the University of Virginia’s Batten Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Batten Fellows Program brings prominent and high-potential thought leaders to the Darden School of Business for short and long-term visits. Since 1999, the institute has

Cassidy Kallner

Fisher graduate begins exclusive internship program

Cassidy Kallner (BSAc ’15, MAcc ’15) was one of only six students in the nation to be selected for a yearlong postgraduate technical assistant program with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the premier institution that establishes financial accounting standards for business in the United States. FASB’s Postgraduate Technical Assistant

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GSIF’s stock rising

Learning and real-world experience go hand in hand at the Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF), a student-run investment portfolio operated by the Master of Science in Finance (The William R. Hough Program). “The purpose of the fund isn’t to make money,” said Michael Pappas, a recent graduate of the MSF