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Fisher alumna Cindy Pekrul is the Senior Vice President of Global Finance Operations at NBCUniversal

Leading accounting across the media landscape

After helping two companies through bankruptcies early in her career, Cindy Pekrul was struggling to decide what was next. She already had great experience in financial operations, but she wanted a break before figuring out what the next step looked

Robert Knechel

Do audit inspections improve audit quality?

As audit regulation has matured, one might expect that the collective inspection of audits over many years will have fostered an increase in audit quality. However, audit quality as seen through the inspector’s lens—volume of findings—has not necessarily improved to

Gary McGill and David Ling

Some rich people will love at least one sweetener in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion plan

While liberal lawmakers look for ways to raise taxes on the rich to finance their US$3.5 trillion spending package, some House Democrats are aiming to lower them. Specifically, several Democrats from high-tax states such as New York and New Jersey

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Fisher School remains among the top 10 best public undergraduate accounting programs, according to US News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate program was named No. 7 among U.S. public programs as part of U.S. News & World Report’s “2022 Best Colleges” edition released Monday. Overall, the Fisher School was ranked the No. 12

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The Warrington College of Business, explained

So, you know you’re a part of the business college at the University of Florida, but do you know exactly where you fit in? Check out the video explaining the structure of the Warrington College of Business and more specific

Gabriel Pundrich

3 hidden forces driving the M&A market

In mergers and acquisitions, it takes more than low interest rates and a healthy stock market to get a deal done. New research from Assistant Professor Gabriel Pundrich pinpoints three unapparent behaviors. Read what the three hidden forces driving the

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Meet Warrington’s new faculty for 2021

The Warrington College of Business is proud to welcome six new faculty members to campus in the 2021-2022 academic year. Learn more about these outstanding new members of the Warrington team who will continue to strengthen the college’s reputation and

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The latest innovative ideas from Warrington

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, Warrington College of Business faculty members reminded us why they’re some of the best in the world, despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic. From producing hundreds of new research papers, to teaching countless

Dr. Irvin N. Gleim and his family

Fisher School mourns the loss of Irv Gleim

The Fisher School is saddened by the loss of Dr. Irvin N. Gleim. Gleim was an innovative force in the field of accounting not only through his teaching and research, but also through his professional exploits as a self-made publisher.

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Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2020-2021

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, a time disrupted by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Warrington College of Business received several top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The