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W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar

Warrington professor serves as founding editor for new academic journal

A new academic journal, Accountability in a Sustainable World Quarterly, aims to build and strengthen the links between academia and practice, encourage younger academics by providing an opportunity to present their work to both other academics and practitioners and provide

Ethics Team

Ethics Case Team: season highlights

The Warrington College of Business’ Ethics Case Competition Team are celebrating a tremendous season of case competitions. Under the leadership of Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center and Instructional Professor of Leadership and Ethics, the Ethics

Fisher School of Accounting students holding awards.

2023 MAcc Student of the Year, other outstanding students named at banquet

Alexia Byrd (MAcc ’23) was named the Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting Spring Awards Banquet on April 20 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The award is

Michael Mayberry and Scott Rane

Executive compensation incentives influence firms’ conforming tax avoidance, research finds

The line between tax avoidance and tax evasion is often very thin. “What we’re showing is that one unintended consequence of executives’ compensation contract design is lower profits, and this leads to lower taxes paid. But if you’re a shareholder

Fisher 45 Legacy Challenge text at center with an image of Gerson Hall in the background.

Future accounting students set up for success thanks to legacy gifts

In 2022, the Fisher School of Accounting celebrated 45 years of providing exceptional accounting education to students. In that time, more than 10,500 students have graduated from the school and gone on to careers across the business landscape.    To

Corporate Partnerships: Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young has long been a fixture on the University of Florida Warrington College of Business campus. It has always been an important part of the company’s recruiting process, and that has only increased over time. Today, EY has

Dom DeSantiago

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of associate director of Fisher School of Accounting Dominique DeSantiago

It is with deep sadness that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business shares the loss of Dominique “Dom” DeSantiago. The former associate director for Fisher School of Accounting passed away on February 23. He was 63 years old.

Warrington's 2023 Teaching/Advising Award winners (from left) Lena Rabe, Michelle Bloom-Lugo, Michael Ricci and Robert Emerson.

Meet the 2022-2023 teaching, advising award winners

The UF Warrington College of Business is proud to announce its four winners of its annual Teaching/Advising Awards. Robert Emerson is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award and Michelle Bloom is the recipient of the Undergraduate Advising Award. On

Eduniversal 2023 Best Master's Ranking among U.S. schools. #3 master of real estate, #4 master of international business, #6 master of science in management, #8 master of science in entrepreneurship, #15 full-time MBA.

Seven University of Florida business graduate programs ranked among the top 15 in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The latest rankings from Eduniversal have once again named multiple business master’s degree programs from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business among the best. On the 2023 Eduniversal Best Master’s Rankings, seven degree programs have

Jerome Fulton Jr.

Using the past to create a better future

Jerome Fulton Jr. (BSAc ‘15) isn’t afraid of hard work. Driven by past experiences and his hopes for the future, Fulton Jr. pursues his goals with determination and tenacity. At a young age, Fulton Jr. tragically lost both of his

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