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Virtual event highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace

Students from across the Warrington College of Business and UF were invited to a new event from Business Career Services designed to showcase the importance of diversity in the workplace. Over the three-night event, called Diversity in the Workplace, students had the opportunity to hear from Dr. “Bowtie” Todd Jenkins on why inclusivity is important to everyone, a team from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) on how diversity influences their business decisions, Margo Downs on creating inclusive workplaces and a game

How can a business education help you run a plastic surgery practice?

Andy Lord: So, tell me about San Diego. I guess Ron Burgundy would say, “Stay classy, San Diego.” Amber Yoo: Yes. [Laughing] Lord: We Are Warrington is a new podcast that helps young business leaders discover what is possible by highlighting stories from the Warrington College of Business Community about the University of Florida experience, business industry insights, innovative research and more. I’m your host, Andy Lord. Today’s guest is Amber Yoo. Amber is a double gator who earned her bachelor’s

How you can benefit from a combined degree

The plan to pursue a combined degree is generating a buzz among undergraduate students and can be quite appealing. But what is a combined degree? And, more importantly, why would this be considered beneficial? The combination degree program allows undergraduate students who qualify academically to obtain both a bachelor’s and master’s degree. Most students begin the application process sometime during sophomore or junior year, but each student’s academic path is unique and there is no exact timeline that must be

Food with Roots

This story originally appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of Florida Gator magazine. “Groundbreaking.” “Authentic.” “Elegant.” “Enticing.” “Revolutionary.” These are among the accolades lavished on Chef Edouardo Jordan’s award-winning cooking. But they apply equally to the UF alum and 40 Gators Under 40 honoree himself. A native of St. Petersburg and chef/owner of three acclaimed Seattle restaurants, Jordan (BABA ’03, BSESS ’03) has dazzled the culinary world with his interpretations of American and Southern food – specifically, the dishes of

Four among winners of Warrington’s teaching, advising awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Congratulations are in order for the four winners of the 2020-2021 Warrington College of Business Teaching/Advising Awards. Dr. David Ling is the recipient of the Graduate Teaching Award and Carly Escue is the recipient of the Graduate Advising Award. On the undergraduate side, Keisha Hunte is the recipient of the Undergraduate Advising Award and Siân Morgan is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award. David Ling: Dr. Ling is the Ken and Linda McGurn Professor of Real Estate and

US News ranks Warrington’s online programs among the best in the nation

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In a time when providing a quality online education is critical, the University of Florida Warrington College of Business has risen to the occasion, according to the latest online degree rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Both the Heavener School of Business’s online business bachelor’s degree and UF MBA’s online program have been named among the best in the United States on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” and “2021 Best Online MBA

Heavener online bachelor’s degree ranked No. 1 on first-ever US News ranking

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In its first year ranking online business bachelor’s degree programs, U.S. News & World Report has bestowed the top honor to the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. With a score of 3.8, the Heavener School is the No. 1 online business bachelor’s program in the nation, tied with Arizona State University. “Being recognized as the No. 1 online business bachelor’s program in the nation by our peers is incredibly

10 top Warrington stories from 2020

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. From the loss of our beloved college namesake to a brand-new dean to an alumnus who accidentally emailed the entire university, it was a year filled with highs and lows, and kept us at the edge of our seats all 366 days (2020 had to be extra and also be a leap year). To recap all that happened at Warrington this year, we collected the top 10 most popular stories

Graduating Student Spotlight: Eden Shamir

Eden Shamir came to the University of Florida without knowing what career path she wanted to pursue. But when she looks back at her life, she now admits that it probably should’ve been clear to her. “I have always devoted my free time to customer service, whether through volunteering throughout high school or serving as a student assistant throughout college,” Shamir said. “Many of the activities and organizations that I have found to be the most fulfilling incorporate some aspect

5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s