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See where UF MBA Full-Time students are interning this summer

UF MBA Full-Time students are spending their summers interning in impactful roles for companies across the country. While most internships have gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these internships still provide an opportunity to put learning into practice at some of the world’s most respected brands. Hear from four students as they experience their internships. Rachelle Antoine, Owens Corning “I am interning with Owens Corning as their Strategic Marketing intern as a part of their Strategic Leadership Development Program.

Student spotlight: Lucy Zhang

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Lucy Zhang, a PhD student in the ISOM department, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: When will you graduate with your PhD? Zhang: “I will graduate in the summer of 2022.

Consumer behavior and smartphones

Marketing Ph.D. student Camilla Song discusses her research on how smartphones can influence consumer behavior. Watch Song explain in this video from UF Research. 

UF MBA students develop plan for South Florida healthcare district to better support employees and patients during COVID-19

The ongoing complexities that COVID-19 has brought to firms across all industries has been even more noticeably pervasive amongst healthcare organizations. The Healthcare District of Palm Beach County, which provides extensive healthcare services spanning across 12 locations in South Florida, became a pioneer for leading testing sites and drastically adapting to a spike in higher demand of services for its patients, as well as providing optimal support to its 1,300-person workforce. My fellow UF MBA students Adriana Diaz, Paras Malhotra,

Warrington Fall 2020 Plans

We appreciate the patience shown by our students, faculty and staff while we created our plan for the fall semester. Our decisions were made in collaboration with the university and UF Health, and they were made with the utmost priority of safety and continuing to deliver you with a world-class business education.    The Warrington College of Business will be open this fall. Class delivery will be as follows: Undergraduate classes will be online.* Specialized master’s classes will be online,

Excel modeling course created by UF Real Estate alumni lands two universities during pandemic downtime

In the fall of 2019, then-Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) students Mike Harris (BABA ‘19, MSRE ‘20), Connor Kreis (BSBA’19, MSRE ‘20) and James Barrios (BSBA ’19, MSRE ‘20) noticed that there was a lack of basic excel training programs at many universities. As problem-solving and innovative students, they decided to take matters into their own hands and create their own training program. That same semester, the three students launched a new real estate Excel

Warrington student wins inaugural scholarship for those interested in pursuing accounting careers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business student Brody Mandelbaum was named among the winners of a national scholarship for students pursuing careers in accounting. Mandelbaum is one of three students from across the United States to win the inaugural $10,000 Forward Fund scholarship from Xero, a cloud-based small business accounting company. “It was great to win this scholarship!” said Mandelbaum (BSBA ’23). “Xero is a really interesting company as it works at the intersection of finance, technology and entrepreneurship,

Virtual master class connects real estate students with industry professionals

While COVID-19 has impacted the way in which students at the Warrington College of Business gain professional development experience, the learning has continued via a virtual connection. In the case of students in the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program, learning from industry professionals was only a Zoom call away as part of a virtual master class offered for eight weeks this summer. The three-day-a-week class featured presentations from Bergstrom Advisory Board members, alumni and

This is what a virtual internship is like, according to a real estate student who completed one

As I began the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program this past fall as a combined degree student to begin advancing my education, background and network in the commercial real estate industry, I was excited about getting a hands-on learning experience at an internship this summer. I went through the internship recruiting process with several companies before accepting an offer with the Real Estate Advisory Group at Duff & Phelps in their Atlanta office. Shortly

How self-reflection energizes leaders

Squeezing the Orange of Social Science podcast hosts Professor Dan Cable and comedian Akin Omobitan are joined by author and leadership mentor Terence Mauri. Together, the trio squeeze a research paper by Martin L. Schaffel Professor Klodiana Lanaj, W.A. McGriff, III Professor Amir Erez and Trevor Foulk (Ph.D. ’17) of the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business that scientifically finds measurable methods by which leaders can better harness their energy and be more influential at work. Listen in on