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5 ways you can learn about AI and analytics at Warrington

Businesses used to be driven by Excel spreadsheets, but today, the Warrington College of Business is preparing graduates for the future of business with a new level of analytics and modeling tools. From faculty with expertise in AI and analytics to courses and degree programs to the most advanced technical resources, Warrington has what you need to develop your foundation in AI and analytics. Read on to see the five ways you can learn about AI and analytics at the

UF Warrington professor to research fairness in AI hiring practices thanks to National Science Foundation, Amazon award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is among the recipients of a Fairness in Artificial Intelligence (AI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in collaboration with Amazon. Wang and a team of investigators have been awarded nearly $1 million to establish machine learning as a pillar for design in automated personnel-selection systems used in human resource management. The NSF Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with

We Are Warrington | Will data and smart technology turn against us?

Andy Lord: What do you think of this weather? This is the real Gainesville weather here. Saby Mitra: I don’t think so. Lord: Well, this is the good Gainesville weather, it’s not the real Gainesville weather. Mitra: July and August is probably more real Gainesville weather. Lord: We Are Warrington, is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business Community about the University of Florida experience, business

New Python course sets analytics and AI foundation for Warrington students

This past fall semester 54 Warrington students got, what was for many of them, a first look into understanding the world of business analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) thanks to a new course taught by marketing lecturer Dr. Joel Davis (DBA ’20). The course, Foundations of Business Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, focuses on teaching students the basics of data analytics and machine learning through the powerful programming language Python. Python.org says it’s, “an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic

Business Analytics Experiential Learning course boosts MS-ISOM student’s skills and experience

Like many students across the University of Florida and nation, my summer internship was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it was tough to swallow, I knew there were still opportunities for me to grow my experiences. For me, the new opportunity to learn was in Dr. Hoover’s Summer Business Analytics Experiential Learning Course. When I received an email from Dr. Carrillo, who was also involved in the class, about qualifying for the class I figured it’d be a

Meet Our Dean: Saby Mitra

On August 1, the Warrington College of Business welcomed its new dean, Saby Mitra. As Dean Mitra leads Warrington into its future, we invite you to get to know him professionally and personally. We asked Dean Mitra a series of questions about his academic career and personal interests. Read on to learn more about Warrington’s new dean. Q: When did you know that you wanted to be involved in higher education, and why was that an interesting option for you?

Georgia Tech senior associate dean and IT management researcher appointed dean of UF Warrington College of Business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sabyasachi “Saby” Mitra, senior associate dean of faculty and research and Thomas R. Williams – Wells Fargo professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business, has been named dean of the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Mitra will begin his tenure as dean on August 1. He will be responsible for leading Warrington’s strategy and vision, championing its fundraising efforts, and managing its budget and personnel. In his role as senior associate

Why business analytics is the newest specialization in our Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management

If you’ve ever been curious about how your Instagram feed, Amazon suggestions or Netflix recommendations end up being perfectly tailored to your likes and interests, you can thank a business analyst. It’s because of them that you’re now streaming Wonder Woman after watching all of the Avengers movies. Now imagine if, instead of Wonder Woman, Netflix recommended you watch The Notebook. A romantic tear-jerker probably isn’t what you were going for. That’s just the tip of the iceberg in the

UF Warrington introduces two new degree options for business and non-business majors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida is bolstering its lineup of specialized master’s degree program options to include one new degree program and one new program option. Starting in the fall of 2020, students majoring in business can pursue a Master of Science in Marketing and students with or without a business background can pursue a Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management with a specialization in Business Analytics. The Master

See where UF MBA Full-Time students are interning this summer

UF MBA Full-Time students are spending their summers interning in impactful roles for companies across the country. These internships provide an opportunity to put learning into practice at some of the world’s most respected brands. Hear from five students as they begin their internships. Vladimir Charles, Microsoft “This summer, I landed an opportunity at Microsoft as part of the Microsoft HR Rotational Program. My placement is within the Talent Management Team for the Marketing and Consumer Business (MCB) organization with