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Information systems faculty, department ranked among the best in research productivity

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – According to new rankings from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Research Rankings, the Warrington College of Business Department of Information Systems and Operations Management is among the best in the world for research productivity and is home of two of the field’s most productive scholars. With 24 published articles across the top three Information Systems journals (Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems and MIS Quarterly), Warrington was ranked No. 15 in the world for

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

UF MBA named best online program for veterans by US News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA continues to be one of the best options for veterans looking to further their education with a graduate business degree. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the UF MBA Online program No. 2 in the United States on its “2021 Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans.” “Our servicemen and servicewomen have proudly dedicated their lives to making sure ours are safer,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “At UF MBA,

Student Spotlight: Alyssa Miranda

Alyssa Miranda is a current Master of Science in Marketing student. She previously graduated with her BSBA in marketing, and will complete her graduate studies in summer 2021. See why she joined the MS Marketing program and how she hopes to use her degree in her future career. Q: Tell us about your background. Miranda: “My name is Alyssa Miranda, and I am in the MS Marketing program. I am from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and I attended Allen D.

Student spotlight: Hazha Abdullah

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout alumni and students. No matter their program or major, their time on campus plays an important role in preparing for impactful careers. This series features exceptional people from across Warrington.  Learn more about what makes Hazha Abdullah, a student in the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program, a standout student at the Warrington College of Business. Q: Where are you from originally? Abdullah: “I am from Kurdistan, a Kurdish region in

Management professor elected president of premier industrial and organizational psychology organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mo Wang, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar, Management Department Chair and Director of the Human Resource Research Center, is bringing his leadership skills to the premier professional organization for the science and practice of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology as the President-Elect of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Wang will serve as SIOP President from 2022-2023. “It is a great honor and recognition,” Wang said. “I look forward to this new opportunity to serve SIOP

Your top 5 Full-Time MBA questions answered, with student Kristyn Cadwell

We recently asked UF MBA student Kristyn Cadwell (BAE ’15, MEd ’16, MBA ’21) to walk us through a day in her life as a member of the Full-Time MBA program. As part of Kristyn’s day, she answered questions from you on Instagram Stories about some of her favorite things about the program, what she does outside of class and why she chose UF MBA. Read on to see Kristyn’s answers to your top questions. Question 1: Who’s your favorite

Warrington information systems faculty and Ph.D. student honored with best paper award

Research by the team of information systems doctoral student Anurag Garg and Warrington faculty members Assistant Professor Dr. Emre Demirezen, Clinical Professor Dr. Kutsal Dogan, and John B. Higdon Eminent Scholar and Department Chair Dr. Kenny Cheng was recognized at the recently concluded prestigious 51st Annual Conference of Decision Science Institute. The paper, titled “Financial Sustainability of IoT Platforms: The Role of Quality and Security”, won the best interdisciplinary paper as the research is at the intersection of information systems

A heart for entrepreneurship

Altrese Hawkins has always been an entrepreneur at heart. That passion began in 2017 with Little Miss Turbans, LLC, a company that creates handmade, pre-sewn stylish turbans for babies and adults. When Hawkins and four others were laid off from their full-time jobs in April 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they discovered another entrepreneurial passion as the virus spread around the world. “Instead of throwing a pity party for ourselves, we saw an opportunity where we could make a

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