From left, Associate Deans Robert Day, Sulin Ba, and David Souder. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business) Professors Day, Souder Assume New Leadership Roles; Strive to Further Distinguish Business Programs
The School of Business has appointed two veteran professors,
and Bob Day , to its top leadership team. David Souder Continue Reading
Ashley Uliasz ’17 is currently working towards her Master of Science in Accounting at UConn. (Ashley Uliasz) Award Will Be ‘A Tremendous Help’ to MSA Student Ashley Uliasz ’17
UConn alumna and current
Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) student Ashley Uliasz ’17 has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship, one of the largest grants received by a UConn accounting student. Continue Reading
Maggie Quackenbush in the office during her first week at Sony Music. (Maggie Quackenbush) Maggie Quackenbush ’17 Joins New, Two-Year Rotational Program for Recent Graduates Interested in Information Systems and Technology
Maggie Quackenbush ’17 happily accepted a job at Sony Music because she can leverage her management information systems degree and learn something new every day. Continue Reading
Management professor Gary Powell has spent most of his 41-year UConn career as an expert on gender differences in the workplace. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business) Retiring Professor Gary Powell, Expert in Gender Equality in the Workplace, Recognizes Some Progress in 40+ Years, But Not Enough
has spent most of his 41-year UConn career as an expert on gender differences in the workplace, and is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field. Gary Powell
Powell announced his retirement on June 1, but will remain active at the University, teaching in the fall semesters and continuing to add to a lengthy list of research achievements.
Jeffrey Cohen (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business) As Fed Reserve Scholar, Professor Cohen Explores Airport Noise, Housing Vacancy Ripple Effects
, a professor of finance and real estate, served as a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis for four days in May. Jeffrey Cohen Continue Reading
Douglas Brinkley, American Historian and Best-Selling Author and Presidential Historian, CNN (Zack Wussow Media) Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley Tells Risk Executives That America Always Withstands Challenges, Divisions
Take a collective deep breath, Americans.
As a nation, we will survive these turbulent, highly charged political times, much as we have throughout the rocky course of our history, said
Douglas Brinkley, the CNN presidential historian and a professor of history at Rice University. Continue Reading
Social Media Addiction (Jeffrey Schleicher/UConn School of Business) UConn Professor Discovers that Heavy Weekend Users May be Substituting Social Media for a Social Life
Are you at risk of becoming addicted to social media?
It seems that the answer lies not in how much you tweet or microblog, but, rather, if you find yourself posting significantly more on weekends than weekdays.
The National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) presented a plaque to , dean of the School of Business, John A. Elliott , 2016 NAWMBA National Conference Chair and a business school assistant director, and Marlys Rizzi , Stamford campus director for the School of Business, on June 14. Missing is John Knopf , head of the management department and the UConn faculty advisor to the local NAWMBA chapter. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business) Lucy Gilson National Association of Women MBAs Thanks UConn for Its ‘Vital’ Contributions to Program’s Success
A plaque was presented in appreciation for the UConn School of Business hosting the 2016 NAWMBA Conference and Career Fair in Stamford last October. The plaque thanks the School and describes its contribution as vital to the success of the educational and networking conference.
Alumni Quian Callender ’16 and Kamila Magiera ’16 say scholarships gave them the chance to learn, grow and succeed. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Dan Toscano ’87 and his wife Tresa Toscano, endowed two full-ride scholarships to the School of Business, they, too, were students who struggled financially. Continue Reading