July 2020 Wire Articles: page 1

John Kraft stands outside Bryan Hall

Celebrating Dean Kraft’s 30-Year Legacy

John Kraft retires as dean of the Warrington College of Business at the end of July. As Warrington prepares for its first dean transition since 1990, we asked his colleagues what they learned and they’ll remember from his tenure as

Jeff Gold cuts the ribbon for the Experiential Learning Laboratory

UF MBA alumnus has the ‘Midas touch’ when it comes to helping build successful companies

When Jeff Gold (MBA ’78) started his life after graduating from Northeastern University with his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, there were two factors he knew would influence his next steps. One, even after all his schooling, he wasn’t sure

Cartoon Alberta Gator sitting at a desk reading a book. Her UF degree hangs on the wall to her right and a bookshelf filled with books is behind her.

Summer reading suggestions from Warrington alumni

In addition to recommendations from Warrington faculty and staff, we asked alumni what books they recommend reading this summer. Check out their selections below and what you’ll get out of reading each. The Truth about Employee Engagement By Patrick Lencioni

Cartoon alligator sitting at a desk reading a book. A large bookshelf filled with books sits behind him. There are two pens and another book on his desk.

Your 2020 summer reading list

Faculty and staff across the Warrington College of Business selected their recommendations for books to read this summer. See their selections and what you’ll get out of reading each in the list below.  Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders

Lower half of a woman grocery shopping, she is holding a green shopping basket.

New research highlights the impact of product substitutability on retailer and manufacturer profits

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For most people, a trip to the grocery store is a fairly simple errand. Some create lists while others rely on their memory for the items they need. But how does a customer choose among multiple items

Jazz Naglee and Eduard Tora Bueno

UF MBA students get a ‘JumpStart’ on their career and internship search, overcoming COVID-19 obstacles

The undeniable impact of COVID-19 has forced many changes throughout the world. While these changes have required people to adapt to a new, virtual norm, it hasn’t dampened their drive to be successful as they take on new challenges.  

Vladimir Charles, Chris DiBiase and Alyssa Forbess

Three UF MBA Class of 2020 members named MBAs to Watch by Poets & Quants

Vladimir Charles, Chris DiBiase and Alyssa Forbess may have only graduated in May, but they are already snagging spots as MBAs to keep an eye on as they gain momentum in their post-graduation lives. Charles, DiBiase and Forbess were chosen