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Ted Fernandez

A Calculated Risk

Ted Fernandez (BSAc ’78) was staring at what most would consider a dream opportunity. He was the youngest of six candidates for the open Chairman position at KPMG while already running the firm’s strategic consulting business and serving as a member of its executive committee. However, he was also beginning

Richard Lutz named an Association of Consumer Research Fellow

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Richard Lutz, JCPenney Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Marketing at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, was named a fellow of the Association of Consumer Research at its annual conference in October 2017. The Association for Consumer Research (ACR) Fellows

Meet the newest Online MBA students

In 2017, 174 people started the UF MBA Online program. Here are a few numbers that give a snapshot of the new students and the diverse perspectives they bring to the program. Learn more about UF MBA and how you can be a part of it.

Don’t Be Surprised If Apple’s iPhone X Doesn’t Make You Happier

Looking to upgrade to the new iPhone X, but not sure it’s worth the nearly $1,000 price tag? You might want to check out the smart phone’s features before shelling out the cash. Assistant Professor of Marketing Aner Sela’s research on comparison neglect shows that few people actually compare features on

UF announces largest fundraising campaign in university history

The University of Florida has undertaken the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history to continue its rise as one of the nation’s leading public universities, UF officials announced on Friday, October 13 at an exciting campus event. The $3 billion initiative — tagged Go Greater —is among the largest active campaigns for a

Impacting the world through service

UF Warrington College of Business alumni and veterans Kimberlee Campbell-Smith and Nicholas Schumann have distinguished themselves as leaders in the military and in the business world. We highlight their stories in honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 10, 2017. … Kimberlee Campbell-Smith For most people, two weeks is not a

MBA students represent UF at the 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition presented by NBMBAA

UF MBA students and staff traveled to Philadelphia for the 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition presented by the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and Prospanica. Students Lauren Crucitt and John Wilson reflect on their experiences at the conference. … John Wilson, MBA ’19 Nerves were high as the Gators suited

UF MBA Full-Time rises into nation’s top 5 publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA at the Hough Graduate School of Business achieved its highest ranking ever in The Economist’s “Which MBA” Full-Time Rankings, rising to No. 5 among U.S. public institutions. The UF MBA Full-Time program climbed 20 places from its position last year into the No. 20 program in the

MSF team wins respected stock pitch competition

A team of three Master of Science in Finance students won the stock pitch competition at the ENGAGE® Undergraduate Investment Conference at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business from October 20-22. James Goyer, Kristen Mousa and Paul Stanley came out on top of a field of 27 teams, including

Why I Hire Business Gators

David Silvestain (BSBA ‘97) walked in to Career Showcase his senior year with one goal in mind – get a job. A determined and prepared student, he made sure to do his research beforehand. However, in his planning, he ran into a roadblock. Silvestain enjoyed studying finance, but after researching