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Alex Sink on business, politics and ethics

My name is Tiffany Felcoski, and I am a Business Ethics Ambassador and second-year information systems major at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Alex Sink, a business woman and politician who served as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2011, uses ethics not just in theory

Nelly Wilson

Pairing study abroad with internships: Nelly Wilson

As a pillar of the Heavener School of Business experience, international study makes the world our students’ classroom. The experience of studying abroad develops students’ self-confidence and maturity, reinforces their commitment to learning, builds strong career skills, and fosters an understanding and appreciation of other cultures. The Heavener School of

GREG BRADLEY (MBA ’16)

Bradley was named the general manager of The Edwin Hotel in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the city’s first luxury boutique hotel. He has more than 15 years of experience pioneering industry-leading brands within the luxury resort community. He previously worked with Loews New Orleans, The Cloister at Sea Island and Eau Palm

Peter Weidner

PETER WEIDNER (BSBA ’04, MSF ’05)

Weidner has joined Wells Fargo Asset Management as the head of Factor Solutions within the Multi-Asset Solutions team. He will be based in London. Weidner’s role will focus on designing solutions within a specific emphasis on portfolio construction and the use of risk and alternative risk premia for clients who

Empowering women through dance

There was never a dull moment during Lanita Patton’s (BSBA ’15) time at the Heavener School of Business. She spent her days studying for her finance courses, pursuing a minor in entrepreneurship, mentoring students in the Florida Leadership Academy and as a Career and Academic Peer Mentor, representing the Black

Podcast: Mark Jamison on bitcoin and cryptocurrency

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Utility Research Center Dr. Mark A. Jamison discuss how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin work and how they are different from government-backed currency on the American Enterprise Institute‘s podcast Banter. Listen to the discussion on the AEI website.

Dr. Larry DiMatteo

Management professor invited to give honorary lectures

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law and Legal Studies, has been invited to give a number of honorary lectures in the spring of 2018. DiMatteo will give a lecture on March 1 at the S.S. Alexeev Private Law Research Center at the Office

Using big data to improve business performance

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Big data has become a significant influence for business innovation and productivity. Research from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business now shows how big data can help businesses predict demand for discounts in particular locations. Professors Dr. Anuj Kumar and Dr. Praveen Pathak in the

LARRY BLOCKER (BSBA ’93)

Blocker was recently named the Vice President and General Manager at Media Stage Inc., an AV production company.

What is cryptocurrency? | In 60 seconds

Dr. Mark Jamison, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Utility Research Center, breaks down what cryptocurrencies are and why everybody is talking about them, all in 60 seconds. Dr. Jamison answers more of your questions like Should cryptocurrencies be regulated? and Is Bitcoin an energy hog? on his American Enterprise Institute blog.