UConn Today– Gamification may not yet be a familiar concept to many in the academic world, but thanks to courses taught by Jonathan Moore in the School of Business, UConn students are beginning to bring what they’ve learned in the classroom about this powerful user engagement tool into real-world settings.
UConn Alumni– Do you remember Ace Watanasuparp?
He was the first Asian-American walk-on for the UConn men’s basketball team in 2000.
And while he still plays in a couple of basketball leagues to stay in shape, he has gone on to become a vice president at Citizen’s Bank and open a boutique dessert bar in Manhattan.
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
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 shares the staggering hardships and unique challenges of the U.S. mission to build an Iraqi Army virtually from scratch. Continue Reading
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 program. Continue Reading
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
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.
Accounting Professor Had High Standards; Was Proud to be a UConn Faculty Member
Professor Sigmund “John” Montgomery, who helped develop the graduate business programs portfolio at UConn, including the MBA program in Stamford, passed away last month at age 96. Continue Reading
UConn Expertise Helps Strengthen United Nations’ Global Initiatives on Responsible Business Conduct
When a United Nations committee met last month in Geneva, Switzerland, to prepare new guidance on business and human rights, six UConn faculty offered suggestions to bolster the international treaty. Continue Reading
MEM Student Lindsey Gilson’s Dual Expertise Saved Unilever More than $1 Million
During the eight months that UConn senior Lindsey Gilson worked at Unilever, she led two projects that saved the company over $1 million and improved its inventory system. Continue Reading