For the third year in a row, the School of Business is offering a 10-credit summer business program for undergraduate, non-business majors who want to gain valuable business knowledge and expand their marketability. Continue Reading
Associate Director for Leadership Development Offers Students Three Tips to Maximize Their Potential
“Great ideas and innovations come from people who ask: what if we do it a different way?”
Joseph Briody ’86, UConn’s associate director for leadership development, still uses the background knowledge and skills that his accounting education gave him, but in non-financial ways. Continue Reading
Management Senior Alleya Jenkins Envisions a People-Focused Business Career
For Alleya Jenkins ’17, helping others will never be an afterthought in her career, extracurricular activities or free time. Continue Reading
Social Media Campaign Strives to Promote Acceptance, Challenge Extremism
A group of business students set out with a daunting task: to reduce negativity, extremism and hate on social media. Along the way, they garnered support from the Department of Homeland Security and Facebook to challenge extremist views across the world. Continue Reading
Renovated South Lobby Enhances Aesthetics, Functionality
Returning students, faculty, staff and visitors have probably noticed a new and more welcoming entrance way when they enter the School of Business’ south lobby. Continue Reading
Freshman Megan Go Gains U.S. Citizenship, Settles into College, Casts Ballot for President—All in Same Semester
This autumn has been a season of important first-time events for freshman Megan Go.
Not only did she conquer the adjustment to college life, but the prospective business major and Business Connections Learning Community member also prepared to become a U.S. citizen. Continue Reading
“To Work With the Students Was Truly a Pleasure”
The specialists at the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) pride their center as being a safe place where visitors are greeted with a cup of coffee and one question: How can we help you with your recovery today?
But what happens when the Center itself needs help? That’s when four UConn MBA students were able to step up and lend their expertise. Continue Reading
Economic Development Board Hears UConn Students’ Fresh Ideas to Renew City
For a hands on approach to their curriculum, students in management professor David Noble’s Strategic Analysis class created new and unique business incubator ideas to revive Downtown Waterbury and make its commercial zone more attractive to young college graduates.
The top projects included a restaurant incubator, a technology incubator and a music-studio incubator. Continue Reading
Although 3D printing has been around for a few years, its potential capabilities continue to amaze academics and consumers alike. Jonathan Moore, an instructor-in-residence in the department of Operations and Information Management (OPIM) said the use of 3D printers to print prosthetics, at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods, continues to impress him.Continue Reading
McEvoy and Jackson Earn Best Presentation Award
At the Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans on March 23-25, Nicole Jackson, Assistant Professor of Management, and Kevin McEvoy, Assistant Professor In-Residence of Marketing, earned a Best Session Presentation Award for their work titled, “Mindfulness, Marketing and Management – Is it all that?”Continue Reading