Warrington in the News Articles: page 3

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

Jay Ritter

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his IPO insights for this story on Robinhood’s upcoming IPO, likely to reach a total valuation of $50 billion, dwarfing every IPO so far in 2021 and ranking in the top ten since the start of 2020, a banner year for new listings.

Everything we know so far about Robinhood’s path to an unusual IPO

Saby Mitra

Dean Saby Mitra was part of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s panel discussion on AI’s impact on teaching, an event sponsored by the University of Florida.

Dean Mitra shares how AI and analytics fit into the business sphere and the difference between automation and decision making within AI and analytics. (Interview begins at 27:00.)

AI's Impact on Teaching

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Jay Ritter

Insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story about German aviation start-up Lilium agreeing to go public through a merger with Qell Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

Aviation start-up Lilium to go public through SPAC deal with ex-GM executive

Amanda Phalin

Radio Hofstra University interviewed Dr. Amanda Phalin, a lecturer in the UF Warrington College of Business Management Department, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted international trade.

What was the impact of COVID-19 on international trade?

Radio Hofstra University
WeWork logo on a sign on a brick wall

The money-losing office space firm plans to merge with a blank-check company backed by big Wall Street investors. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter comments on the latest company to pursue a public market debut via SPAC.

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The New York Times
Jay Ritter

ACV Auctions is the latest tech company to use a pricing method that gives companies more visibility into what investors will pay for shares. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares insights on the IPOs of large tech companies like ACV Auctions.

Tech Companies Turn to New Technique to Set IPO Prices

Wall Street Journal
Mark Jamison

Public Utility Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison hosts this panel discussion on laws and civil rights, commercial control of speech, and the effects of speech controls on human development and social vigor.

Free speech in the digital age: Assessing the values and consequences of free expression

Amanda Phalin

Radio Hofstra University interviewed Dr. Amanda Phalin, a lecturer in the UF Warrington College of Business Management Department, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted women in the workforce.

How has COVID-19 affected women in the workforce?

Radio Hofstra University
Jay Ritter

The first-day return of SPACs dropped to near 0% in March from 5.4% in February and 6.1% in January, according to Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter.

SPACs aren’t popping anymore as new deals flood the market, scrutiny increases

Benjamin Castro

The pandemic has added to the pressures, but Zoom chats with classmates help lighten the load. UF MBA Online alumnus Benjamin Castro (BSBA ’15, MBA ’20) shares about his experience in the program.

‘It’s intense’: four students reflect on doing an online MBA

Financial Times