Dean’s Report Articles: page 2

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‘Perfect’ employees beware – your perfectionism might be detrimental

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Think back to your last job interview. When asked about your biggest weakness, did you respond, “I’m a perfectionist”? As you might expect, this is a frequent response among job candidates, as perfectionism is commonly thought of

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MIB student uses business knowledge to help build stronger communities in Peru

The summer before Nicolette Duong (BS ’17, MIB ’18) began her freshman year at the University of Florida, she took a trip to Peru that she thought would just be a visit to see family. Instead, it would inspire her

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UF MBA continues to innovate with new program

The Warrington College of Business has long prioritized innovation within the educational experience. The College’s newest program – a fully online MBA program that requires zero campus visit for students – is just the latest example. While the program has

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center

Prioritizing Social Impact

The UF Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center prioritizes entrepreneurial education for students and people of many backgrounds. The Center’s dedication to serving many groups of people in the Gainesville community and across the world has led to programs that ensure business

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Making learning more personal

As Warrington continues to expand its online program offerings, the latest innovation will provide those programs with an enhanced student experience. Warrington developed a new lightboard studio that is available for faculty lectures and provides students with a more personal

Teaching and Learning Center at the Warrington College of Business

Supporting the future of Warrington

Since graduating from the University of Florida, Tom Frankland (BSBA ’70) has watched the university grow from a small state university to one of the top 10 public universities in the country. Frankland, who retired after serving as President and

Mark Jamison

Public Utility Research Center Director appointed to energy task force by Puerto Rico governor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mark A. Jamison, Director of the Public Utility Research Center and Gunter Professor, was appointed by Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares to serve on a Blue Ribbon Task Force to rebuild the Commonwealth’s energy policies

Eduniversal 2018 Best Master's among U.S. publics: #1 Master of Science in Management, #1 Master of Science in Real Estate, #3 Master of International Business, #3 Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, Top 5 Full-Time MBA

Five Hough master’s programs rank in top five among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Programs across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business once again remained in the top five among public institutions in the 2018 edition of Eduniversal’s Best Master’s Ranking. For

Robert Knechel holding his honorary doctorate award flanked by two leaders at BI Norwegian Business School

Fisher School professor receives honorary doctorate

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, received an honorary doctorate from BI Norwegian School of Business this June in recognition of his significant contributions to

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GSIF gives back to scholarship program

The Gator Student Investment Fund (GSIF) made a $9,500 donation to the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program this spring. Last year, the fund announced it would be making annual payments through an endowment-like structure that pays three percent of the