UConn’s MEM Program Gives Students Unique Mix of Business, Engineering Skills for Technology Revolution
In just the past seven or so years, the world of manufacturing has inaugurated the next phase of its own evolution with a new set of guiding principles known as “Industry 4.0.” Just as the transitions from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age to the Iron Age marked periods of radical, sweeping advances for the human species, Industry 4.0 marks the next, drastically different epoch of production technology. Continue Reading
The School of Business is experiencing substantial and exciting growth. Our undergraduate majors are ‘red hot’ because they offer the ideal combination of intellectual challenge, career potential and financial reward. Our undergraduate enrollment is up 36 percent since 2012. Continue Reading
UConn Management and Engineering for Manufacturing – On Monday April 3, 2017, MEM students, alumni, senior design sponsors, industrial advisory board members, faculty and staff celebrated the coming close of the school year at the annual MEM Banquet. Leo Veilleux, chief engineer at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, gave the keynote speech on his company’s many levels of engineering and their vision for the future.
UConn Management and Engineering for Manufacturing – MEM students and faculty visited Dymotek, a molding and assembling facility in Ellington, Conn. Norman Forest, CEO of the company welcomed everyone, and his staff guided our students throughout the plant.
On March 2, Junto Coffee—a fictitious coffee company represented by eight teams of UConn students—presented sales proposals to a panel of Altria Case Competition judges for the purchase of state-of-the-art coffee machines. Each student team spent two weeks honing their teamwork and sales skills by creating a business plan designed to close a sale to a large retail chain.Continue Reading
The University of Connecticut School of Business has been awarded a four-year U.S. Department of Education CIBER grant in excess of $1.1 million, to produce a series of programs and partnerships that center around manufacturing.
The CIBER—Center for International Business Education and Research—award comes following an extremely competitive application process in which only half of applicants had their awards renewed.Continue Reading