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Caroline Beasley tosses her graduation cap in the air in front of the University of Florida archway

Can an online MBA really be done from anywhere in the world?

Caroline Beasley experienced a number of major life changes since she started as a student in the UF MBA Online program. After starting her classes in Norfolk, Virginia, Beasley and her family, including husband Brian and children Charlotte and Vander,

Drew Jacobson

MSM Alumni Spotlight: Drew Jacobson

Master of Science in Management alumnus Drew Jacobson recently joined Google as an Account Strategist. He’ll soon be moving outside of San Francisco to Redwood City, California. Jacobson shares with us how his experience in the MSM program got him

Aner Sela

How smartphones influence purchasing behavior, human interaction

In 2020, City Furniture Professor Aner Sela researched how behaviors change when people do certain activities on their phones rather than on a computer or in person. The study found that when people purchased items on their cell phones, they

Erica Studer-Byrnes with Claire Patterson, Dorian Simpkins and Isabella Montoya

Four students honored for leadership, service at Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business inducted a new student into the Heavener Hall of Fame and awarded three students the Distinction in Leadership and Service Award at its annual Heavener Leaders Awards Banquet.   Brooke Lynch was

Deloitte consistently recruits from the UF Warrington College of Business

Corporate Partnerships: Deloitte

The connections between Deloitte and the UF Warrington College of Business started decades ago. Deloitte has long maintained a consistent presence on the Warrington campus to hire students or speak in classes. Warrington graduate J. Michael Cook (BSBA ’64) also

Young Alumni Spotlight: Conner Loving

Conner Loving was convinced his future was already planned out the day he showed up on the University of Florida campus. He’d be active in the UF ROTC program, graduate in four years and head straight into the Army. He

40 Gators Under 40 logo at center just above seven photos of 4 men and 3 women.

2022 40 Gators Under 40 list features seven Warrington alumni

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The fourth annual 40 Gators Under 40 had a strong showing of Business Gators, with seven alumni from the Warrington College of Business selected for the annual listing presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association. The

Alexis Ashley

Real estate career ready

After earning her undergraduate degree in economics at Florida A&M University (FAMU) in 2019, Alexis Ashley started a full-time role with Citi as an audit analyst in data quality and risk modeling. Her degree well prepared her for a role

GSIF experiences another strong year of growth

The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) continues to see significant annual progress. GSIF is a student-managed investment fund that gives members a realistic asset management experience. As of January 2022, the value of the fund sat at $1,135,000. In March

Jay Ritter

Fact-checking Fried, DeSantis claims about Florida’s investments in Russia

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter contributed his expertise to this PolitiFact investigation into what could be done to withdraw Florida’s investment in Russia-backed entities. PolitiFact learned that the process by which Florida could begin to divest state funds from Russian-based entities