August 2020 Wire Articles: page 1

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What’s the best way to respond to a global financial crisis?

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought plenty of novelty to our lives, like wearing masks and physical distancing. One aspect, though, gave financial economists déjà vu, and it’s looking a lot like 2008. While the events leading

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

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Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm

Drew Asher

Serving a purpose beyond the numbers

Drew Asher knew he was interested in studying business when he came to the University of Florida, but wasn’t exactly sure which discipline would be best. The approach he took to choosing a major was slightly different than what most

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Warrington faculty, staff confident in reopening plan

As the Warrington College of Business remains open this fall, there will be some changes to the way classes are delivered. You can read more about Warrington’s plan to deliver an impactful product while also prioritizing the safety of students,

Eugene Brigham sits in a chair holding a copy of his textbook Fundamentals of Financial Management

The Good Fortune of Eugene Brigham

It was probably the simplest calculation Eugene Brigham would ever do. There were two lines that day at the University of Miami. One was to register for law school. The other, for business school. This was the mid-1950s. Law school

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Dream job to nightmare: Why teachers decide to leave the profession

What do you want to be when you grow up? This common question to children yields some well-known answers – veterinarian, musician, movie star, superhero – but none as common as the No. 2 childhood dream job – teacher. It’s

A PhD student at the Warrington College of Business

Student spotlight: Lucy Zhang

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional people from across Warrington. 

Sammy Coker and Barry McDonnell

Virtual master class connects real estate students with industry professionals

While COVID-19 has impacted the way in which students at the Warrington College of Business gain professional development experience, the learning has continued via a virtual connection. In the case of students in the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science