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Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium inspires generations of female entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Over the past 10 years, there has been an explosion of female-owned businesses in the United States. From 1997 to 2017, women-owned businesses have increased 114 percent, resulting in 11.6 million female-owned business in the U.S. today. It’s no wonder then that the 2018 Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

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Heavener School honors students and faculty at annual banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Heavener School of Business honored a number of students and faculty at the Student and Faculty Awards Banquet hosted in April. The Heavener School annually recognizes excellence among its faculty and Ph.D. students for teaching, student organizations and advisors. The Heavener School is proud to recognize

Heavener School recognized by AACSB International for Innovation in Leadership Development

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  In response to rapid global change, business schools are no longer educating students about the ways of the world, they are educating them for a world that does not yet exist. Bold and innovative approaches to leadership development are key to their success. The Heavener School of

Dr. Chris Janiszewski

Warrington marketing professor named UF Research Foundation Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Dr. Chris Janiszweski, Russell Berrie Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 33 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2018-2021. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research

America should build on the Swiss model to regulate cryptocurrency

Public Utility Research Center Director Dr. Mark Jamison explains how the emergence of cryptocurrencies has once again pushed technology ahead of current regulatory systems. In the story published on The Hill, Dr. Jamison discusses how regulators can navigate diverse and rapidly changing cryptocurrency business models using the current Swiss model as

JIM DiCESARO (BABA ’97)

DiCesaro has joined Skyway Capital Markets, a Tampa-based boutique investment baking firm, as a managing director. DiCesaro has more than 20 years of experience in Capital Markets including investment banking and equity research.  His focus for the past 15 years has been on raising growth capital for small to middle market

Bill Rogers SunTrust CEO

SunTrust CEO meets with, gives advice to UF Warrington students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  William H. Rogers, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of SunTrust Banks, Inc., visited the University of Florida Warrington College of Business this week. Students had the exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Rogers about his executive role and ask for advice about careers in business during

Now that Russia has apparently hacked America’s grid, shoring up security is more important than ever

Director of Energy Studies at the Public Utility Research Center Dr. Ted Kury, explains how it’s easier to see how customers benefit from increased grid security than it is to justify making them pay for it. Read Dr. Kury’s full article, originally published in The Conversation, from UF News.

2018’s Best & Worst Cities to Start a Business | WalletHub

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center Executive Director for Outreach and Incubation Nola Miyasaki shared expertise about how to start a business in a small city as part of WalletHub’s 2018 Best & Worst Cities to Start a Business. Considering starting your own business in a small city? Read Miyasaki’s advice, as well

Arie Hariton

Warrington Business Ethics Ambassador selected for the UF Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Warrington College of Business student and Business Ethics Ambassador Arie Hariton was selected for the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Since 1921, the UF Hall of Fame has recognized seniors and graduate students who have consistently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving the University of Florida