Fisher School of Accounting Articles

Fisher students receive honorable mention at Deloitte case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Fisher School of Accounting received honorable mention for their performance in the Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition. Jennifer Glenn, Jacob Hart, Daniel Johnson and Kelsey Lueck were one of only seven teams to earn honorable mention status in the graduate division. Each student

Demski honored with lifetime contribution award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Joel Demski, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar in the Fisher School of Accounting, has been awarded the 2010 Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award by the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to management accounting

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Knechel appointed Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting Dr. W R Knechel has been appointed Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory. The publication is one of the premier academic accounting journals contributing to “improving the practice and theory of auditing and promoting communication between research and

Fisher School makes great gains in new PAR ranking

Gainesville, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting has one the most admired undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in the U.S., according to the 28th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors published by Public Accounting Report (PAR). The Fisher School earned the distinction of the largest upward move on the undergraduate

Fisher School’s Tucker wins university award for research excellence

Gainesville, Fla. – Jennifer Tucker, of the Fisher School of Accounting, has been selected as one of ten recipients of this year’s Jack Wessel Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. Tucker is the Luciano Prida, Sr. Professor at the Fisher School, where she teaches graduate courses in Financial Accounting and Accounting

UF’s Demski is ranked No. 1 in accounting literature

Gainesville, Fla. – A new working paper authored by Jean L. Heck of Saint Joseph’s University has named Joel Demski, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar in Accounting, the most prolific author in the accounting literature of the past half-century (1959-2008). Heck calls the authors identified in the study “truly remarkable.”

Fisher School lands grant from EU for new research

Gainesville, Fla. – The Fisher School of Accounting has been awarded a grant by the European Union for a new research project on auditing standards. The study will be conducted by the International Center for Research in Accounting and Auditing (ICRAA) housed in the Fisher School. W. Robert Knechel, Ernst

Fisher School cracks Public Accounting Report’s top 10 list

Gainesville, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting was ranked the #10 graduate program in the US in the 26th Annual Professor’s Survey published by Public Accounting Report magazine. UF moved up three spots from 2006 and, among U.S. public schools, is ranked #7 for its master’s

Kaufman, Rossin & Company donate $50,000 to Fisher School of Accounting

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Kaufman, Rossin & Company have pledged $50,000 to the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida in honor of firm founders and managing principles James R. Kaufman (BSBA ‘57) and Jay H. Rossin (BSBA ‘55). Founding the company in 1962, Fisher School alumni Jim and

Florida among top 30 in research

The Warrington College of Business ranks in the top thirty overall‐and as high as #2 within disciplinary categories‐in a new study of U.S. business school research performance. The study, which examined more than 700 accredited MBA programs in the country, was published in the December issue of the Academy of