Author: Melissa Ferrigno


LIMRA, UConn Team Up to Support Analytics Projects

Digital Insurance – LIMRA has partnered with the University of Connecticut’s School of Business in supporting financial services companies’ analytics projects.

According to research by the life insurance trade association, 80% of organizations are now piloting or implementing at least one advanced analytics initiative. Yet, a big challenge remains finding the right talent and skill sets to meet growing industry needs.

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UConn Opens New Downtown Hartford Campus

UConn Today – UConn has come home to Hartford.

After years of planning, the new downtown UConn Hartford campus opened Wednesday to the cheers of scores of onlookers who gathered at 10 Prospect St., where the campus is anchored at the historic Hartford Times building.

The move returns UConn to its roots in Hartford, where it had been located from its opening in 1939 until it moved in 1970 to West Hartford. It also helps UConn fulfill core aspects of its academic and service missions, while establishing a classic urban campus that complements the capital city and will become part of its fabric.



As UConn Returns, A Chapter in Hartford’s History is Completed

Hartford Business Journal – For nearly a half-century, the University of Connecticut has had no place to call its own in the state’s capital city. Today that changes as Connecticut’s flagship university opens the doors of its new $140-million downtown branch campus on Prospect Street in Hartford.

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LIMRA Announces Partnership with University of Connecticut’s School of Business’ New Center for the Advancement of Business Analytics

LIMRA – LIMRA today announces its partnership with the University of Connecticut’s School of Business, supporting the mission of the new Center for the Advancement of Business Analytics (CABA). A major goal of the partnership is facilitating collaboration with the financial services industry.

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Dyes Detect Disease Through Heartbeat Signals

UConn Today – Vibrant tones of yellow, orange, and red move in waves across the screen. Although the display looks like psychedelic art, it’s actually providing highly technical medical information – the electrical activity of a beating heart stained with voltage-sensitive dyes to test for injury or disease.

These voltage-sensitive dyes were developed and patented by UConn Health researchers, who have now embarked on commercializing their product for industry as well as academic use.



Dyes Detect Disease Through Heartbeat Signals

Health News Digest – Vibrant tones of yellow, orange, and red move in waves across the screen. Although the display looks like psychedelic art, it’s actually providing highly technical medical information – the electrical activity of a beating heart stained with voltage-sensitive dyes to test for injury or disease.