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Bobby Carnes

How Financial Statement Fraud Affects People’s Desire to Become Accountants

Fisher School of Accounting Assistant Professor Bobby Carnes spoke with the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) about his research that finds that financial fraud plays a unique role in attracting students to the field of accounting and other business disciplines.

Fisher School of Accounting students pose for a group photo.

Accounting honors society achieves superior status

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For the eighth year in a row, the Upsilon chapter of accounting honors society Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Florida has achieved superior status. The Upsilon chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor organization

Robert Knechel

Bringing the numbers back to accounting

Accounting is losing popularity among college students, according to Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Warrington College of Business. But for Knechel, it’s been the path to the career of a lifetime. Just a

A large arena with students in rows standing while doing the Gator chomp.

University of Florida Class of 2022-2023 business student outcomes include excellent job placements, higher than average starting salaries

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Warrington College of Business students who graduated during the 2022-2023 academic year (summer and fall of 2022 and spring of 2023) secured jobs in significant fields at some of the nation’s top companies and

Robert Carnes, Paul Madsen and Dane Christensen.

Why Fraud—Yes, Fraud—Could Boost the Accounting Talent Pipeline

A new study from the University of Florida revealed how financial fraud can play a surprising role in the struggling accounting labor force. The study’s co-authors—Assistant Professor Robert Carnes and Deloitte Foundation Term Associate Professor Paul Madsen, along with University of

Being arrested for breaking the law, Businessman with brown money envelope, demanding bribes for business benefits, offenses in public and private organizations must be prosecuted by law

Accounting is facing a labor crisis. Could fraud be part of the solution?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The field of accounting is facing a labor crisis. From the high rates of baby boomer CPAs that are retiring to the 4% decline in the number of college graduates earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in

Joshua Green and his business parter pose in front of a colorful background on the TV show, Shark Tank.

Hit refresh on pizza

Joshua Green (BSBA ’02) hosted a pizza party on the premiere of Shark Tank’s latest season. Green, with his best friend and business partner, Kevin Klein, offered slices of pizza to the “Sharks,” potential investors like Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran,

Kevin Boone

On the fast track

Kevin Boone (BSAc ’00) recalls getting his first glimpse into the world of finance while reading stock quotes in the newspaper with his grandfather. As time and technology progressed, he opened his first account during the early days of online

Frederick E. Fisher 1931-2023

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of accounting champion Frederick E. Fisher

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with deep sadness that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business shares the loss of one of its alumni and greatest supporters – Frederick E. Fisher (BSBA Accounting ’59). The namesake of the Fisher

Josh Green

Level Up!

Joshua Green is the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development of Survios, a Los Angeles-based gaming company focused on creating immersive experiences and games. Since arriving at Survios in 2019, Green has been part of raising