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Trying to choose which job you should take? Question your intuition.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When you’re on the job hunt and the market is saturated with opportunities, you may find yourself in the position of having to make a choice between two or more job offers. While making the decision to

PhD student earns Certificate of Outstanding Achievement

Minmo Gahng was honored with a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement as part of the University of Florida’s International Student Achievement Awards. Gahng is a fourth-year PhD student in finance. “I was very excited when I heard the news about this

Fisher student earns PCAOB scholarship

Fisher School of Accounting student Sam Salvati received the 2022-23 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) academic scholarship. The scholarship will cover $10,000 worth of tuition, fees, books and supplies. “The PCAOB scholarship is a tremendous honor to receive,” Salvati

Navigating name, image and likeness with the help of Warrington

When Megan Skaggs graduated with a degree in advertising and a minor in communication studies, she decided to chase a passion that had always intrigued her – entrepreneurship. The Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program at the

Robert Knechel

Warrington accounting professor named to national auditing board

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – W. Robert Knechel, Distinguished Professor, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, has been named to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standards and Emerging Issues Advisory Group. “I

Jeff Danso

Warrington hires new diversity, equity, inclusion program manager

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business is proud to announce Jeff Danso as the college’s inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Program Manager. “We’re thrilled to have Jeff join our DEI efforts here at Warrington,” said Dr. Robert

Jake Gale

Management PhD student wins outstanding reviewer award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington management Ph.D. student Jake Gale is among the awardees of the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Academy of Management’s Managerial and Organizational Cognition (MOC) Division. The MOC Outstanding Reviewer Award is presented to researchers who have

Fisher School banquet honors standout students

Catherine Weng was named the Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting Spring Awards Banquet on April 19 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The award is selected by the faculty

Mark Jamison

Metaverse markets are blurring the lines between ‘virtual’ and ‘reality’

Seemingly every week there’s another blockbuster transaction in the metaverse, like the Yuga Labs “land” grab from a few weeks ago that saw users spend the equivalent of more than $300 million on virtual real estate, nearly crashing the Ethereum

Jay Ritter

Goldman Sachs and other big banks hit SPAC pause button as market shifts and new regulations loom

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said it’s taking a break from handling special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC), or blank check, initial public offerings amid a sharp slowdown in the market in recent months. IPO expert Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar at University