March 2020 Wire Articles: page 1

A shipping box full of face masks wrapped in plastic with a handwritten note that says Stay Strong #GatorNation

Warrington alumni in China donate masks to UF and the world

As the world continues to battle the coronavirus, medical equipment supplies have dwindled, leaving first responders and health care workers with a shortage of much needed personal protection equipment. Business Gators from around the world have stepped up to the

Saby Mitra

Georgia Tech senior associate dean and IT management researcher appointed dean of UF Warrington College of Business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sabyasachi “Saby” Mitra, senior associate dean of faculty and research and Thomas R. Williams – Wells Fargo professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology Scheller College of Business, has been named dean of the University of Florida

Atlanta, Georgia, USA downtown skyline at dawn.

C-suite views: Atlanta alumnae share career and leadership advice

When Business Gators leave The Swamp, they embark on a journey to make their mark on the world. Many move to the city famously known by only the first letter of its name – Atlanta.  Alison Rand, Suzanne Christensen and

A small brown basket turned on its side with white eggs falling out. One of the eggs is broken.

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket: New research highlights the pitfalls of business dependence on government contracts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If you’re one of the millions of Americans preparing to file your taxes, you might be wondering, how is the government planning on spending my money? Of the estimated $1.8 trillion that the federal government is projected

Sheila Austin, Brittany Cole, Jill Davis and Bismarie Plasencia

Entrepreneurship students consult with local business owner to revamp marketing efforts and prepare for Guinness World Record attempt

Jill Davis (BSA ’09) has long been passionate about animals. You can see it across her business, non-profit organization and ideas for products that benefit our furry companions. But in the time since the University of Florida alumna and Gainesville

Four UF MBA students and their advisor hold their large $10,000 check from the Katz Case Competition

How UF MBA took home the first-place win at the Katz Invitational Case Competition

Compete (v): to strive consciously for an objective When Ali Kassam (BSBA ’15, MBA ’20) and Nick Carpenter (MBA ’20) asked Chelsea Creech (MBA ’21) and I to be a part of their case competition team, we had no idea

Joyce Bono

Management professor’s paper named third most popular of the decade

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A research paper by Dr. Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III Professor, was named among the most popular articles of the past ten years by Nonprofit Management & Leadership. From 2010-2019, “Sources of volunteer motivation: Transformational leadership and

Victoria Liu created an app to stop customers from standing in long lines.

Trading security for innovation

Victoria Liu secured a full-time job 18 months before graduating from the Fisher School of Accounting and was set to become an audit staff member at an accounting firm in Miami. That all changed when she attended a Florida football

Gloria Katuka is a standout student in the MS-ISOM program.

Student spotlight: Gloria Katuka

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  With her bachelor’s

Four students in business suits pose with their glass trophy from an ethics case competition

Four Warrington students win first place, best 11 teams from across Florida in CFA Societies Ethics Challenge

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took home a first-place win at the CFA® Societies of Florida Ethics Challenge hosted February 7 at Florida A&M University’s School of Business & Industry in