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Top 10 Warrington stories from 2023

This year brought us many reminders to why it’s great to be a Florida Gator. From our faculty being named among the top scientists in the world to the Class of 2022-2023 earning excellent jobs and high salaries, Business Gators made the most of 2023. 

To recap what happened at Warrington this year, we collected the top 10 most popular stories from the Warrington Newsroom. Make sure you didn’t miss out on any of the college’s top news this year!

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12 must-read books by business professionals

Motivated to learn more about business and get ahead in your career? UF Warrington faculty and staff recommend valuable books to read for students and business professionals.

Alejandro Lopez-Lira and Yuehua Tang

ChatGPT is better at predicting how stocks will react to news headlines than traditional models, new study shows

ChatGPT can’t see the future, but it already has value for investors looking to predict future moves in the stock market. That’s according to a research paper by Assistant Professor Alejandro Lopez-Lira and Emerson-Merrill Lynch Association Professor Yuehua Tang.

Warrington Top Scientists 2023

Warrington faculty listed among top scientists in the world

11 Warrington faculty are among Stanford’s list of the top 2% of influential scientists in the world based on scholarly impact in 2021.

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US News: University of Florida MBA offers fourth best ROI in the nation

With a salary-to-debt ratio of 4.9-to-1, the UF MBA Full-Time program is the fourth best in the nation for return on investment. In 2022, UF MBA reported graduates earning an average salary and signing bonus within three months of graduation of $135,232 while their average debt was $27,376.

Frederick E. Fisher 1931-2023

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of accounting champion Frederick E. Fisher

In 1985, Fisher gifted $6.8 million to the University of Florida to formally establish the Fisher School of Accounting, which was the largest gift to any state university in Florida at the time. His leadership and generosity have forever impacted the Warrington College of Business.

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University of Florida Class of 2022-2023 business student outcomes include excellent job placements, higher than average starting salaries

In line with the University of Florida’s No. 1 public university ranking on The Wall Street Journal’s Best U.S. Colleges ranking, the latest career outcomes for Business Gators highlight that UF provides affordable access to an excellent education and a great return on investment.

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Six Warrington alumni named to 2023 40 Gators Under 40

See which Business Gators are going greater in their communities and professions.

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Your 2023 summer reading list

Faculty and staff from across the Warrington College of Business selected their recommendations for books to read this summer. See their selections and what insights you’ll get out of reading each.

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Pick up your paddle: Pickleball is the next big thing

After 25 years with Goldman Sachs, alumnus Brian Levine is ready for his second career leading America’s new favorite sport – Major League Pickleball.

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Meet Warrington’s new faculty for 2023

The Warrington College of Business proudly welcomed five new faculty members to campus in the fall of 2023. Learn more about these outstanding new members of the Warrington team who will continue to strengthen the college’s reputation and prepare our students for success.

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