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MBA Team Triumphs

Pictured from left: Wei Wang '17, Juliet Greenblatt '18, Ankur Jain '18, and Brad Goodman '17 (UConn School of Business)
Pictured from left: Wei Wang ’17, Juliet Greenblatt ’18, Ankur Jain ’18, and Brad Goodman ’17 (UConn School of Business)

Analytical Skills, Personal Warmth Help MBA Team Finish Prominently in National Case Competition

For Brad Goodman ’17, a second-year student in the full-time MBA program, the recent victory in a prominent case competition was more than just exciting; it was a dress rehearsal for his career. Continue Reading


A Victory to Savor

Photo, left to right: MSBAPM students Zhong He '17, Xin "Amy" Ni '16, and Jun Sun '16 pose for a photo with Patrick Buckley, manager of the Advanced Analytics Leadership Development Program at Travelers, following the UConn team’s victory. (Xin "Amy'' Ni)
Photo, left to right: MSBAPM students Zhong He ’17, Xin “Amy” Ni ’16, and Jun Sun ’16 pose for a photo with Patrick Buckley, manager of the Advanced Analytics Leadership Development Program at Travelers, following the UConn team’s victory. (Xin “Amy” Ni)

A Determined MSBAPM Team Wins Hard-Fought Travelers Analytics Case Competition

Extra research, attention to detail, and a lively presentation boosted an MSBAPM team from Hartford to a championship in a hard-fought, three-month, four-round Travelers Analytics Case Competition. Continue Reading



Planet-Friendly Business

Pictured above are the program participants, including Michele Metcalf (back row, third from left), director of the UConn CIBER program. (Nicole Baker)
Pictured above are the program participants, including Michele Metcalf (back row, third from left), director of the UConn CIBER program. (Nicole Baker)

UConn CIBER Program Hosts Fifth Sustainability Conference in Australia

The UConn Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the University of Queensland School of Business in Australia co-hosted the fifth annual “Green Business: Australia” program, a faculty development conference in sustainable business program from Jan. 3-14. Continue Reading



2017 Business Hall of Fame

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Four Alumni Inductees Chosen for Professional Achievement, Character, Service to Others

Four outstanding alumni will be inducted into the UConn School of Business’ Hall of Fame in March. The ceremony, which draws hundreds of alumni and prominent business executives, is the School’s premiere alumni recognition and networking event. Continue Reading


Donuts with the Dean

Students stopped for a meet and greet with UConn Business School Dean John Elliott on Tuesday morning. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Students stopped for a meet and greet with UConn Business School Dean John Elliott on Tuesday morning. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Dean John A. Elliott hosted a “Donuts with the Dean” meet-and-greet session on Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium at the School of Business. Dozens of students stopped by during the two-hour, informal session to say hello and to discuss their majors, career plans and summer-internship prospects. A similar event is being planned for later in the semester.


2017 ‘Legacy’ Students

Jeffrey Noonan, left, and Kavisha Thakkar have been selected as two of UConn’s Leadership Legacy scholars, an honor bestowed on the University’s most exceptional students, who have demonstrated leadership, personal accomplishment and academic excellence. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Jeffrey Noonan, left, and Kavisha Thakkar have been selected as two of UConn’s Leadership Legacy scholars, an honor bestowed on the University’s most exceptional students, who have demonstrated leadership, personal accomplishment and academic excellence. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Two Business Undergrads Honored as among University’s Most Promising

Kavisha Thakkar is planning a career as a physician, but is also pursuing a dual degree in accounting, so that she can better understand the healthcare-payment system and assist her future patients. Continue Reading