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Denslow one of 29 faculty members named to UF oil spill task force

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Distinguished Service Professor and Director of Policy Studies Dr. David A. Denslow was one of 29 faculty members named to a University of Florida oil spill task force to coordinate research and response efforts related to the April 20 spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Frazer,

UF Information Systems researchers ranked third in Western Hemisphere

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A recent study published by the Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems ranked the University of Florida the third-most productive in the North and South America region. The study revealed the contributions and publications of academic scholars from 2003 to 2007 in the information

DiMatteo awarded grant from Bob Graham Center for Public Service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo has been awarded a case study grant from the Bob Graham Center for Public Service. The Center sponsors a competitive grant competition and requested proposals from throughout the University community. Dr. DiMatteo was one of

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Ling awarded highest honor by American Real Estate Society

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –McGurn Professor of Real Estate Dr. David C. Ling was awarded the David Ricardo Medal by the American Real Estate Society at its annual conference April 15 in Naples, Fla. The David Ricardo Medal is the highest recognition by the ARES for scholarly work in the real estate

Former Sears VP Kirn named Executive Director of Miller Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Steven P. Kirn, a former Vice President for Learning and Development at Sears, has been named Executive Director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research. Dr. Kirn replaces Dr. Barton Weitz, who has served as the Center’s Executive Director since its inception

Robert J. Adams honored with Distinguished Alumnus Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –Robert J. Adams, co-founder and president of Highland Homes, was awarded the Warrington College of Business Administration Distinguished Alumnus Award at the College’s Commencement at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. “I am extremely honored and flattered,” Adams said. “I think about the number of people who have graduated

LePine awarded UF Research Foundation Professorship award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Darden Restaurants Diversity Management Professor Dr. Jeffery LePine is the Warrington College of Business Administration’s most recent recipient of a UF Research Foundation Professorship award. The Professorship awards are three-year professorships created by UF Research to recognize faculty that has established a distinguished record of research, and

UF alums, Heggestad honored at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville businessman Richard Allen and UF alumni David Greiff and Brent Berthy were honored for their entrepreneurial achievements at the S. Clark Butler Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on April 8 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center . The awards are sponsored by UF’s Center

U.S. News & World Report again ranks UF MBA in top 20 among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida was ranked 17th in the nation among all public business schools by U.S. News & World Report in its “America’s Best Graduate Schools” 2011 Edition. It marked the fifth consecutive year that UF finished in the top 20 among public universities. The UF

UF team places third at Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of five UF undergraduates from the Warrington School of Business Administration took third place in the Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition held April 8-9 at Johnson & Johnson’s headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. The Johnson & Johnson Business Case Competition is a national competition