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Warrington Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Department named in honor of retired professor Eugene F. Brigham

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business proudly announces the naming of its Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Department in recognition of Eugene F. Brigham for his extraordinary philanthropy and lifetime of professional achievement in the world of finance education. With approval from the UF Board of Trustees, the department is now officially the Eugene F. Brigham Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate Department. Brigham, who began his career at the University of Florida as a finance

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 was an established path. Business school? Newfangled and untried. The law school line was long, and Brigham was in it. But the business school line “was a little ole short line,” says Brigham, in his honeyed southern drawl. For a