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BCLC Freshmen Take Charge

Freshmen Josh Schramm and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Perry, organizers of UConn's Target Case Study Competition (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Freshmen Josh Schramm and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Perry, organizers of UConn’s Target Case Study Competition (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Target Executives So Impressed by Case Competition that They Plan to Return to UConn

Freshmen Elizabeth “Lizzie” Perry and Josh Schramm have three things in common: they are born leaders, they enjoy being involved on campus, and they each have a bit of a competitive streak.

So when Nathan Ives, director of the Business Connections Learning Community (BCLC), introduced them and suggested they organize a case competition, they didn’t hesitate. Continue Reading


Dean’s Annual Report 2016

UConn School of Business Dean's Annual Report 2016

Transforming Futures

In describing the UConn School of Business at this moment, 76 years into its accomplished history, the word “engaged” captures the essence. Our students, faculty and staff are engaged with each other, with our alumni, with the corporate community and with the University.

The School’s growth has been extraordinary, both in terms of enrollment and creating and maintaining vibrant, effective and relevant academic programs. We are transforming the future—of our students, our state, our industries and our world. There is much to celebrate.

We invite you to read the 2016 Dean’s Annual Report.




First-Place Winners

Enuma Ezeife, Avinash Chugani, Alexandra Buchanan and Ted Jin made up the team of UConn graduate studetns who won the APICS Northeast Student Competition (Ryan Baldassario/UConn School of Business)
Enuma Ezeife, Avinash Chugani, Alexandra Buchanan and Ted Jin made up the team of UConn graduate studetns who won the APICS Northeast Student Competition (Ryan Baldassario/UConn School of Business)

UConn Grad Students Victorious in Prestigious APICS Supply Chain Competition

A team of four UConn graduate students won the APICS Northeast Student Competition earlier this month, defeating competitors from RPI, Rutgers, UMass and more in a supply-chain contest. Continue Reading


‘Like Building an Airplane in Mid-Flight’

U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea, director of the School of Business' Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea ’12 MBA, director of the School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) will be signing copies of his book, “The Ragged Edge” on April 25 at the Graduate Business Learning Center in Hartford. Proceeds from books sold that evening will benefit the EBV. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn’s Mike Zacchea Describes Many Challenges He Faced as First U.S. Military Adviser to New Iraqi Army

In his new book, “The Ragged Edge,” set for release on April 1, U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea ’12 MBA shares the staggering hardships and unique challenges of the U.S. mission to build an Iraqi Army virtually from scratch. Continue Reading


Analyzing Political Risk

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Presidential Historian/Author Will Discuss Political Risk at UConn’s Annual Risk Forum in June

U.S. presidential historian and New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brinkley will be the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference, sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Business and its risk management programContinue Reading


Are Good Ideas Contagious?

Innovation: A Collaborative Process

Professor Grosser: When It Comes to Nurturing Innovation, Colleagues Play a Huge Role

Companies can nurture more creativity and innovation by identifying and strategically connecting their best innovators with other employees, because their talent and mindset will likely inspire co-workers. Continue Reading


Graduate School Applications and Rankings on the Rise

UConn Today– Applications to graduate programs at the University of Connecticut are on the upswing, while at the same time the programs are registering a rise in rankings.

Throughout the past decade, the number of applicants to UConn’s graduate programs has grown steadily – from 8,400 in 2006 to 12,200 in 2016 – and that trend is expected to continue.

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