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Ph.D. candidate named finalist for marketing organization’s award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Haibing Gao, a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Marketing, has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2015 Mary Kay/Academy of Marketing Science Dissertation Proposal Competition. The winner will be announced at AMS’s Annual Conference on May 12-14 in Denver. To be eligible, candidates must have completed a successful proposal defense within the 2014 calendar year. Gao is scheduled to complete his degree in summer 2015. Gao’s dissertation research explores how pre-recall advertising

Entrepreneurship students find inspiration at CEI Women’s Summit

Equality for women in the workplace has been in the spotlight recently–notably at the Oscars, the United Nations summit, and in presidential speeches. Promoting women’s equality in the business world has been a priority in the Warrington College of Business Administration for years. The College’s commitment continued Friday with the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation’s sixth annual Women in Entrepreneurship Summit at Hough Hall. The Women’s Summit is a half-day program dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship to female students, and furthering

Fisher student-athlete in select company

Holly Pole, a senior in the Fisher School of Accounting and libero on the University of Florida’s volleyball team, has had little trouble finding motivation to succeed on the volleyball court. Playing for one of the best teams in the nation, and pursuing a national championship have inspired her since joining the Gators four years ago. Pole’s motivation to succeed in the classroom, however, may have been born in an even more competitive environment—at home. According to Holly, her older

Sela selected to exclusive program for young marketing scholars

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John I. Williams, Jr., Professor Dr. Aner Sela was one of 23 scholars chosen for Marketing Science Institute’s 7th Biennial Young Scholar Program. The Young Scholar Program, which began in 2001, brings together the most promising scholars in marketing and closely related fields. These are individuals who received their doctorate in the past 3 to 7 years, and whose work suggests they are potential leaders of the “next generation” of marketing academics. MSI hosts a four-day meeting designed to

Flannery, Nimalendran win best paper honors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Mark Flannery and John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Chair Dr. Mahendrarajah (Nimal) Nimalendran received the Stuart Greenbaum Award recognizing the “Most Significant Paper” published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2013. Additionally, Dr. Flannery was also honored with the Jensen Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations in 2013. Dr. Flannery, Dr. Nimalendran and Simon

ISOM Lecturer receives 2013 Judy Fisher Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Aditi Mukherjee, a Lecturer in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the Warrington College of Business Administration, was named the recipient of the 2013 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award. The award is given annually to the Warrington professor whose teaching best exemplified the use of technology over the past year. “As an instructor, it is my goal that students in my class acquire information and skills that they will retain long after

Vakharia elected President-elect of POMS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Asoo J. Vakharia, McClatchy Professor and Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the Warrington College of Business Administration, was elected as the President-elect of the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS). He will serve on the POMS Board for 2014-2017 and as President for 2015-2016. POMS is an international professional organization comprised of academics and practitioners in the field of Production and Operations Management.

Bono’s research receiving attention

Dr. Joyce Bono’s research regarding employee stress and health and positive work environments has received considerable attention since its appearance in the December 2013 issue of the Academy of Management Journal. The study, “Building Positive Resources: Effects of Positive Events and Positive Reflection on Work Stress and Health,” has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review and O (Oprah) Magazine. Among the major findings Dr. Bono and her co-researchers established were that “naturally occurring

Warrington quintet are recipients of UF International Center’s Outstanding Student Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business Administration students Aurora Cano-Choque, Yue “George” Hou, Xiaojiong “John” Li, Li Miao and Weili “Hillary” Wang were recipients of the 2013 Outstanding Student Award from the UF International Center. The Outstanding International Student Awards recognize the accomplishments of UF international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide of range of accomplishments and contributions. Additionally, Cano-Choque was one of two UF students to receive the Diane Fisher Service Scholarship,

Doctoral student receives prominent academic fellowship

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Le (Betty) Zhou, a doctoral student in the Management Department at the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Hough Graduate School of Business, has been named the recipient of the 2013-14 Meredith P. Crawford Fellowship in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology sponsored by the Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO). The Crawford Fellowship is one of the most coveted financial grants in the fields of human resources and organizational behavior. The Crawford Fellowship has been awarded annually since 1998 to a