UConn Professor Discovers that Heavy Weekend Users May be Substituting Social Media for a Social Life
Are you at risk of becoming addicted to social media?
It seems that the answer lies not in how much you tweet or microblog, but, rather, if you find yourself posting significantly more on weekends than weekdays. Continue Reading
Right People, Strong Culture Are Keys to Success, say Experts at ‘CEO Evolution’ Program
Two prominent executives in the software and technology industry credited their companies’ enduring successes, in large part, to well-chosen employees and a vibrant corporate culture. Continue Reading
Startup VineSleuth Paired with UConn Grad Students to Revolutionize Wine Selection
Here’s a toast: To a team of ambitious, hardworking UConn graduate students, whose research helped grow a revolutionary wine-selection company.
Surprisingly, the students in Marketing Professor Girish Punj’s ‘Big Data & Strategic Marketing’ class were able to “uncork” the answers they needed, without a drop of wine dancing on their tongues. Continue Reading
Arrive Early, Stay Late, Put in the Effort to Succeed, Says Commencement Speaker Doug Elliot, President of The Hartford
In a commencement speech laced with solid career advice about hard work and attaining career success, Doug Elliot ’82 mentioned that his life did benefit from a touch of serendipity. Continue Reading
As this year’s graduating seniors prepare for their careers, we asked a few School of Business students to reflect on their time spent at the University of Connecticut.
Each with different stories, memories and struggles to share, this year’s graduating class is as unique as they are impressive. Continue Reading
School of Business Wishes a Happy Future to Professors Carrafiello, Spiggle and Ross
Kayaking in South Carolina, reading, gardening and tackling new research projects are on the retirement ‘to-do’ lists of three prominent Marketing Department professors.
This year’s three School of Business retirees all hail from the Marketing Department, and include: Continue Reading
Bailey Plans Career Helping Kids Appreciate Foreign Languages, Cultures, People
How do you top a college career that includes two study-abroad trips, internships at international companies, and a three-part honors thesis exploring bilingual advertising and the toy industry?
Margo Bailey, a senior honors student majoring in marketing, did it by earning a Fulbright Scholarship. Continue Reading