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Student Spotlight: Melody Zargari

Melody Zargari returned from one of the most exclusive internships in the country: the White House Internship Program. Learn more about Melody, her passion for politics, and her experience working at the nation’s most famous address. Name: Melody Zargari Hometown:

Why it’s so hard for women to break into the C-suite

Warrington College of Business professor Joyce E. Bono and Ph.D. student Elisabeth Gilbert write that while Hillary Clinton’s popular vote win shows progress toward gender equality, Trump’s nomination of just three women to his Cabinet is a reminder of how

“Choosing to be extraordinary”

The Entrepreneurship & Empowerment in South Africa (EESA) program is one of the most powerful experiences offered by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center. For six weeks, UF students serve as consultants to disadvantaged entrepreneurs in the townships surrounding Cape Town,

Woochoel Shin

Retail research lands marketing professor in exclusive program

Dr. Woochoel Shin was named to Marketing Science Institute’s Young Scholar Program, a biennial program that “brings together some of the most promising scholars in marketing and closely related fields whose recent work suggests they are potential leaders of the

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Hough student turns rejection into elation, earns second UF degree

Kelsey Grant’s journey to becoming a University of Florida graduate began with an unexpected and disappointing start four years ago: A rejection letter. However, through Grant’s academic excellence, passion for technology, and desire to be a Gator, that unpleasant setback

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Information systems scholar receives distinguished service award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – McClatchy Professor Dr. Asoo Vakharia received the 2016 Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award from Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) at the organization’s annual meeting Nov. 19-22 in Austin, Texas. The award is named in honor and memory of Dennis

Student Spotlight: Victoria Turbyfill

Spending the next four years researching in a laboratory was not in Victoria Turbyfill’s plan. She was looking for a more direct route to launch her career. She found it in the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program (The Thomas

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Student Spotlight: Roshan Patel

Roshan Patel’s commitment to servant leadership began as a UF undergraduate. That commitment continues as he pursues his UF MBA, and he hopes this weekend’s Gator Global Initiative will inspire more Gators to get involved in their communities. Learn more

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Why ‘managerial derailment’ affects women more than men

New research from Dr. Joyce Bono, the Walter J. Matherly Professor of Management, examines the phenomenon of managerial derailment–where a seemingly up-and-coming manager gets fired, demoted or doesn’t advance as expected. Dr. Bono analyzes the potential for managerial derailment for

Jinhong Xie

Marketing scholar recognized by premier journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – JC Penney Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Jinhong Xie was named a finalist for the Journal of Marketing Research’s 2016 William F. O’Dell Award. The O’Dell Award honors a Journal of Marketing Research article published in 2011 that