In the Media

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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.


CT Biz Schools Aim to Build Women C-Suite Pipeline

Hartford Business Journal – When Nancy Lennert decided to transition her career from animation to marketing, one of her first steps was to enroll in UConn’s part-time MBA program.

“I wanted a more solid foundation of business knowledge, including finance and accounting,” Lennert said.


Grad School Programs Increasingly Call Hartford Home

Hartford Business Journal – When classes begin in late August, hundreds of UConn graduate students in social work, public policy and education will be coming to downtown Hartford.

They will join nearly 1,400 graduate students at UConn’s center-city business school along with the 250 or so grad students enrolled in the University of St. Joseph’s School of Pharmacy, located in the XL Center


UConn Expands Presence in Hartford, Stamford

Connecticut by the Numbers – UConn is on the move this week, literally as well as figuratively. Wednesday will see the ribbon cutting for the new Hartford campus, which is relocating from its suburban campus in West Hartford after nearly five decades away from the Capital City. And in Stamford, students will be moving into student housing beginning this weekend, the first time that has been possible.


UConn Grad Experiences Entrepreneurial Evolution

Innovation Destination Hartford – University of Connecticut graduate Ali Oshinskie is a driven entrepreneur. The self-taught podcaster launched Podstories in May 2017 and is making a name for herself here in Greater Hartford.

Ali and Innovation Destination Hartford Website Curator Nan Price met at Café Fifty-Five for coffee and conversation about Ali’s experience with UConn’s Innovation Quest and what it means to be an entrepreneur.




Report Highlights Risks, Rewards of Starting a Business

NewsTimes.com – They may be young and small, but collectively they are a force to be reckoned with in the overall economy.

They are startups, and they account for one-third of all small businesses and a large portion of innovation and productivity, according to the Report on Startup Firms, the second in a series of reports based on the 2016 Small Business Credit Survey. Conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and released last week, the report defines startups as small businesses that were five years or younger in 2016 and had full- or part-time employees.