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The Good Fortune of Eugene Brigham

It was probably the simplest calculation Eugene Brigham would ever do. There were two lines that day at the University of Miami. One was to register for law school. The other, for business school. This was the mid-1950s. Law school was an established path. Business school? Newfangled and untried. The law school line was long, and Brigham was in it. But the business school line “was a little ole short line,” says Brigham, in his honeyed southern drawl. For a

These are the top 4 electives UF MBA students choose to take

Outside of the core courses UF MBA includes in its curriculum, students have multiple options for elective courses. We looked at the top elective courses by enrollment in the 2018-2019 academic year to determine this list of UF MBA class favorites. Hear from four Full-Time UF MBA alumni about why they enjoyed each class, what their biggest takeaway was and if they think you should take the class, too. See what they had to say about the top UF MBA

Warrington professors, advisor receive College’s annual awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration recognized four exceptional educators with its 2013-2014 Teaching/Advising Awards. Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo and John B. Hall Chair Dr. Joel Houston were recipients of the Graduate Teaching Awards. Huber Hurst Professor Robert W. Emerson received the Undergraduate Teaching Award and Lesley Harris, Assistant Director, Academic Advising & Career Coaching at the Heavener School of Business, earned the Undergraduate Advising Award. “There were

New Finance Ph.D. wins one Finance world’s top prizes

Gainesville, Fla. – Finance grad Brandon Lockhart (PHD, 2009) is the winner the USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award for best student paper. In addition to a $5,000 prize, Lockhart also received a student travel stipend to present his paper, “Adjusting to Target Capital Structure: The effect of credit lines,” at the 2009 Western Finance Association (WFA) meeting, held June 17 – 20, 2009 in San Diego, Calif. According to Lockhart, credit lines play an important role in the