Finance Department Hosts First International Risk Conference

Henry Chen '15 MSFRM, Senior Consultant at Ernst & Young, speaks at the first annual International Risk Conference (Katherine Ruiz/UConn School of Business)
Henry Chen ’15 MSFRM, Senior Consultant at Ernst & Young, speaks at the first annual International Risk Conference (Katherine Ruiz/UConn School of Business)

Industry Experts, Alumni, Prospective Students Attend UConn’s First International Risk Management Conference in Shanghai

In an effort to expand and reinforce the international reputation of the School of Business, especially its finance programs, UConn held its first International Risk Management Conference in Shanghai, China, on Aug. 11. Continue Reading

Op-Ed: To Foster Information Exchange, Revise HIPAA And HITECH

Health Affairs Blog – We know that when patients are provided with access to their medical records, they feel more in control of their care, understand their health conditions and their care plans better, prepare for their visits, and adhere more to their medications. Despite patient portals’ usability challenges for certain groups of patients and disadvantaged populations, they not only help patients and their care partners but also are a significant means to reducing overhead costs for providers. When physicians are provided with instant electronic access to their patients’ medical data, both quality and efficiency of care radically improve. Overall, an interoperable system across the United States that provides instant access to medical records is estimated to reduce the costs of health care services by $371 billion per year.

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2017 Top 40 Undergraduate Professors: Cinthia Satornino, University of Connecticut

Poets & Quants for Undergrads – While some are talking about diversifying the student and faculty populations at business schools, Cinthia Satornino is doing her part to help drive change. The University of Connecticut marketing professor is the founding co-chair of the Committee for Hispanic Excellence in Business. In 2016 she developed and implemented a first-of-its-kind program that gathered business schools, employers, and policymakers to address ongoing challenges that are faced by Hispanic college students. Satornino and the initiatives she’s driving are products of The PhD Project, a nonprofit focused on increasing the number of African-American, Hispanic-American, and Native American business school professors. Satornino is also a well-known academic in the field of marketing. Her expertise in firms leveraging their social structures to increase productivity has resulted in an Emerging Scholar status from given to her by Diverse Magazine.

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Blog: Data Visualization Series

September 18, 2017

The “aha” was audible across the WebEx forum. Our host, Adam Ware, launched our Data Visualization series Wednesday night (9/13) spending the first 45 minutes tearing down the smoke and mirrors of Data Visualization, a.k.a., DV. Adam not only explained what DV is, but demonstrated how it impacts your message. Continue Reading

Leadership: A Gift That Should Be Used Wisely

September 15, 2017

2018 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Robin Roberts,  Co-Anchor "Good Morning America"
2018 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor “Good Morning America”

Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts to Headline Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in April

Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” will be the keynote speaker at the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in April 2018.

“Agile Leadership: Staying Ahead of the Game” is the theme of the conference from April 17-18 at Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Conn. The event is hosted by Auriemma, the UConn women’s basketball head coach, who has led his team to 11 NCAA Division One national championships. Continue Reading