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5 Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Congratulations are in order for five students from the Warrington College of Business for being honored with Outstanding Achievement Awards from the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) on November 17. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2020 are: Man Xie (Ph.D. ’21): Xie, originally from China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of marketing. She earned a bachelor’s

Nelly Wilson (BSBA ’17, MS-ISOM ’19) | November 2020

Wilson (BSBA 2017, MS-ISOM 2019) was promoted to Cloud Consultant specializing in infrastructure and data analytics at Google after completing the Cloud Technical Residency, a one year rotational program through four different technical roles within Google Cloud.  As part of her Cloud Technical Residency, Wilson wrote a Google blog post focusing on how retailers can prepare for a successful holiday season, while their workforce continues to function remotely.

Business Analytics Experiential Learning course boosts MS-ISOM student’s skills and experience

Like many students across the University of Florida and nation, my summer internship was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although it was tough to swallow, I knew there were still opportunities for me to grow my experiences. For me, the new opportunity to learn was in Dr. Hoover’s Summer Business Analytics Experiential Learning Course. When I received an email from Dr. Carrillo, who was also involved in the class, about qualifying for the class I figured it’d be a

Young Alumni Spotlight: Jade Skarda

Jade Mulvaney Skarda always looks forward to one specific part of her annual reviews at Deloitte. The review includes normal questions about performance and goals, but at the end, there’s always a question about what Deloitte refers to as “people contributions,” an important part of its evaluation process. It focuses on how employees are investing in others and building up employees in the organization. It doesn’t come natural for many, but for Skarda (BSBA ’16, MS-ISOM ’17), it’s a passion

“I think I just emailed the entire university”

If you didn’t know the name James Martinez, or maybe James Martin (a moniker mistakenly bestowed upon him in one of the many, many reply all messages), before Monday, you likely do now. The Data Engineering Manager at UF IT skyrocketed to fame among the University of Florida community and beyond as the sender of the accidental mass email that he estimates was sent out to about 100,000-plus people. The email addressed an issue regarding lost access among certain IT professionals

Rankings Roundup: How Warrington performed in 2019-2020

Over the 2019-2020 academic year, the Warrington College of Business received a number of top rankings from leading publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and The Economist. The exceptional rankings we received from these publications affirm our strong student quality, alumni success, value of programs, faculty excellence, first-class student services, and global recognition and influence. The Warrington College of Business is a top-tier institution, and these rankings prove it. Check out our most recent rankings below.

6 ways a master’s degree will prepare you for the post-COVID-19 job market

COVID-19 has undoubtedly shaken up the world we once knew. With the pandemic forcing people and industries to constantly adapt as the situation progresses, it can make your career search even more challenging than it already is. Rest assured, though. There is one thing that will make finding a career easier and more likely to land you a great position – a master’s degree. A master’s degree is a great way to differentiate yourself in a crowded market, increase your

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 in Information Systems and Operations management already in hand, Gloria Katuka has become a standout student in the Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management program. Originally from Zaria, Nigeria, Katuka serves as the VP Community Development &

Christopher Harle (BSBA ’02, MS-ISOM ’03) | February 2020

Dr. Harle (BSBA 2002, MS-ISOM 2003) has been named chief research information officer for UF Health. In this role, Dr. Harle will provide leadership around operations and governance of information technology that support research activities across the UF Health campus, including UF Health Shands Hospital, UF Health Jacksonville and associated practices. He will play a leadership role in strategy and operations around the UF Health Integrated Data Repository, part of the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and in innovative

Why business analytics is the newest specialization in our Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management

If you’ve ever been curious about how your Instagram feed, Amazon suggestions or Netflix recommendations end up being perfectly tailored to your likes and interests, you can thank a business analyst. It’s because of them that you’re now streaming Wonder Woman after watching all of the Avengers movies. Now imagine if, instead of Wonder Woman, Netflix recommended you watch The Notebook. A romantic tear-jerker probably isn’t what you were going for. That’s just the tip of the iceberg in the