Fisher School of Accounting Articles

Marcus Kirk

Accounting professor named to Poets & Quants’s 40 Under 40 List

Dr. Marcus Kirk, the Luciano Prida Sr. Term Assistant Professor at the Fisher School of Accounting, was recognized by Poets & Quants in its 2016 “Most Outstanding 40-Under-40 Business School Professors” list. Read Dr. Kirk’s profile, and see why he is a rising star in his profession.  

Julie Varsha

Student Spotlight: Julie Varsha

Tax Day can be a stressful date for some Americans as they rush to file their taxes before the deadline. For those who can’t afford tax preparation assistance, the stress is even greater. Fortunately, students like junior Julie Varsha are here to help. Varsha is one of many Fisher School

Gerson Hall

Fisher School ranks fourth among nation’s best accounting schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting ranked fourth in Online Accounting Degree Programs’ “50 Best Accounting Schools in the USA 2016” rankings. Online Accounting Degree Programs celebrated the Fisher School for its “quality, diversity and competitive research,” as well as its unique 3/2 Program which allows students to

Robert Knechel

Premier journal honors Fisher Eminent Scholar with Best Paper Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The work of Dr. W R Knechel, the Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Fisher School of Accounting, was honored by the American Accounting Association (AAA)—Auditing Section with the Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory (AJPT) Best Paper Award during its Midyear Meeting on Jan.

Dr. Jesse Boyles, Parker Fields, Cindy Dosch, Samantha Wiley, Kenny Mathews, Jessica Vico and Abby Wambach

Fisher School places second in national case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting finished second in Deloitte’s FanTAXtic student tax case study competition Jan. 15-17 at Deloitte University—Deloitte’s national learning and leadership development center near Dallas. Fisher students Cindy Dosch, Parker Fields, Kenny Mathews, Jessica Vico and Samantha Wiley each earned a $1,000 scholarship, and

Parker Fields, Kenny Mathews, Samantha Wiley, Cindy Dosch and Jessica Vico

Fisher team wins regional title, advances to national finals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of five students from the Fisher School of Accounting was named as one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student Tax Case Study Competition. Seventy-seven teams representing 54 colleges and universities participated in the regional event on Nov. 6-7, held at Deloitte offices

Nicholas LaVoy presents as teammates Richard Wang and Daniela Isturiz look on

Fisher team needs The Gator Nation to reach national competition

A group of five Fisher students have a chance to represent the School in the PwC Tax Challenge in January 2016 in Washington D.C., and it needs The Gator Nation’s help. Fisher’s team of Daniela Isturiz, Nicholas LaVoy, Tyler McGrath, Moriah Noegel and Richard Wang are competing against three other

Rolando Gonzalez, Marc Mansfield, Sallie Stern, Suzi Trick and Hava Goldstein

Fisher students make impressive presentation at FICPA Conference

Five Fisher students made an impressive presentation during the UF Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) Conference on Nov. 5 at the Hilton UF Conference Center Hotel. Hava Goldstein, Rolando Gonzalez, Marc Mansfield, Sallie Stern and Suzi Trick discussed “Auditor-Client Negotiation.” The group, which presented in front of more than 100

Robert Knechel

Knechel named to Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research’s board

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W R Knechel, the Frederick Fisher Eminent Scholar Chair at the Fisher School of Accounting, was named to the board of the newly-created Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research (FAR). FAR, which officially launched on October 20, was created to provide “a unique collaboration between science and

Bob Lowe

Fisher School mourns passing of Bob Lowe

Robert N. Lowe, Jr., an alumnus and proud supporter of the Fisher School of Accounting, passed away Sept. 7. He was 57 years old. “Bob was simply one of the smartest people I’ve ever known,” said Dr. Gary McGill, J. Roy Duggan Professor and Director of the Fisher School. “But