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Ashlyn Lowe

Fisher student named Public Company Accounting Oversight Board scholarship recipient

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Fisher School of Accounting student Ashlyn Lowe is the recipient of a 2019-2020 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. Lowe is a combined undergraduate and graduate student at the Fisher School. She will

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UF Master of Science in Management ‘the best risk I’ve ever taken’

Reading Time: 5 minutes By David Ousley (BA ’16, MSM ’19) Having just completed my last module of the University of Florida Master of Science in Management (MSM) program, I find now as good of a time as any to reflect on lessons, challenges and blessings this program has given me this past year.

John Simmons

Inaugural Fisher School director dies at 81

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with great sadness we announce the death of John K. Simmons, the inaugural Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at the Warrington College of Business, University of Florida. Dr. Simmons died on July 19, 2019, in Chesapeake, Virginia, where he lived after retiring from the

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For politicians on both left and right, it’s open season on tech companies

Reading Time: 1 minute In three separate hearings last week, members of Congress spoke with big tech executives about Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans, alleged censorship by Google and antitrust issues in the industry. Director of the Public Utility Research Center and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison discusses how regulation of the tech industry could impact consumers

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Experts Say Sale of JEA Would Be Biggest Public Utility Transaction In The Industry

Reading Time: 1 minute As the city of Jacksonville, Florida contemplates privatization of its utility, Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA), the eighth-largest community-owned electric utility company in the United States and the largest in Florida, it has much to contemplate, especially considering it might be the largest transaction in the industry’s history, according to experts.

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Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2018-2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the 2018-2019 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, The Economist, Eduniversal and Ivy Exec. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of

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Warrington College of Business at University of Florida Hosts Alumni Relations Professionals from Top 30 B-Schools

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business is hosting the 18th annual conference for the Association of Business School Alumni Professionals (ABSAP), July 23-26. ABSAP membership is limited to the top 30 full-time MBA and undergraduate business programs as defined by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report respectively. Over 65

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‘Do You Support Busing?’ Is Not the Best Question

Reading Time: 1 minute “In the short time since Kamala Harris and Joe Biden tangled over the history of busing in the first Democratic primary debate, the question has awkwardly shifted to the present,” writes The New York Times. “That is not the right question for this moment, according to researchers who’ve studied school

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Medical school and the Master of Science in Management program: Justin Kim’s experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes Justin Kim (MSM ’19) graduated from the Master of Science in Management (MSM) program in the spring of 2019, and is currently pursuing an MD degree at UF. Last semester, he and fellow MSM alumnus Christopher Jones won the Technology Impact Award in the UF Big Idea Business Plan Competition

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Chewy Falls in Line With Expectations in First Earnings Report Since Public Debut

Reading Time: 1 minute “Chewy reported earnings mostly in line with estimates in its first report since becoming a public company,” writes Cheddar.com. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter discusses the earnings and the current IPO landscape in an interview with the news outlet. Ritter was also recently featured on NPR’s Marketplace explaining the rationale