June 2020 Wire Articles: page 1

Alan Merten

College mourns loss of Dean Emeritus Alan Merten

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Alan G. Merten, dean emeritus of the Warrington College of Business, passed away on May 21 after battling Parkinson’s disease. He was 78 years old. Merten was Warrington’s fourth dean, serving from 1986 through 1989. He also

Dayna Simon earned the Elijah Watt Sells Award

Fisher School alumna wins respected award

Fisher School of Accounting alumna Dayna Simon earned the Elijah Watt Sells Award, given to CPA candidates who obtain a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Exam, pass all four sections of the

Alfred C. Warrington IV 1935 - 2020

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of UF’s greatest supporter and benefactor Al Warrington

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with heavy hearts that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business announces the loss of college namesake and UF’s greatest supporter – Alfred C. Warrington, IV. Warrington passed on May 20, 2020 of natural

Economic Outlook & The Future Workforce: What Recovery Will Look Like in Florida

Clinical Professor & Richardson Fellow Dr. Brian Gendreau takes a deep dive into the local, state and national scenes on economic recovery in this presentation given in partnership with the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce and UF Coral Gables.  Check

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New research finds commercial real estate prices are not equally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the world, the resulting economic consequences are negatively affecting people and businesses alike. With unemployment rates rivaling that of the Great Depression and many businesses hanging ‘closed’ signs

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UF MBA offers second highest ROI in the nation according to US News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For the third year, UF MBA has been named among the top 5 MBA programs in the nation with the highest return for graduates earning $100,000-plus in a new ranking from U.S. News and World Report. UF

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A guide to technology hardware pricing: New research highlights how companies can strategically price products, contrary to conventional pricing wisdom

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In today’s modern world, we rely heavily on technology to connect with others. From Zoom-calling into a work meeting via a Mac laptop or iPhone, to asking Alexa through the Amazon Echo to set a calendar reminder

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Keeping up with the Joneses: New research finds executives accept positions that enhance social status rather than increase pay

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s been said that you’re only as good as the company you keep. With that in mind, it would be safe to say that if Apple’s Tim Cook, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett or Amazon’s Jeff Bezos were

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2020 40 Gators Under 40 list includes seven Warrington alumni

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington College of Business alumni made a strong showing on the second annual 40 Gators Under 40 list, with seven individuals named as honorees.    Presented by the University of Florida Alumni Association, the 40 Gators Under

Nicole Howe with the Poets & Quants logo on a banner that reads MBA Best and Brightest 2020

UF MBA Full-Time student named to Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest MBAs: Class of 2020

UF MBA Full-Time student Nicole Howe was named to Poets & Quants’ Class of 2020 Best & Brightest MBAs. Read more about why Nicole chose UF MBA, how she transformed throughout the UF MBA process, where she’ll be working after