UConn Professors Find that Some Self-Reporting is Flawed
Nursing homes may be inflating their self-assessments in an effort to improve their Medicare star ratings, according to a new study by UConn OPIM professors Niam Yaraghi and Ram Gopal and their colleague, Xu Han ’17 Ph.D. Continue Reading
Stamford Advocate – The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to eliminate “net neutrality” rules instituted during the Obama administration that regulate how broadband providers deliver and charge for content, in an expected but controversial decision that opponents have vowed to fight.
Stamford Advocate – As a growing number of states pursue legal action against Purdue Pharma for allegedly stoking the nation’s opioid crisis, both sides are seeking to avoid protracted and costly cases.
Stamford Advocate – A battle over online access is roiling an industry that includes Connecticut’s top internet companies.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed getting rid of “net neutrality” rules instituted during the Obama administration that play a pivotal role in regulating how broadband providers deliver and charge for content.
MarketWatch – The hype that has fueled the skyrocketing prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was on full display this week in San Francisco, where a conference showcasing young companies seeking to catch the crypto wave before it crests offered a perplexing mix of a fantastical future and likely reality.
The UConn School of Business has created an endowed fund honoring retired accounting professor John Phillips, who has been described as a great teacher, researcher, colleague and all-around good guy. Continue Reading
UConn Today – After announcing his $22.5 million commitment to UConn to foster innovation on Dec. 4, donor Peter Werth attended presentations by alumni, graduate, and undergraduate student innovators during the Entrepreneurial & Innovation Student Huddle held at the newly named Peter J. Werth Residence Tower, formerly Next Generation Connecticut Residence Hall.
Ellington’s Oakridge Dairy Seeks Business Expansion Suggestions from Marketing Students
The CEO of Oakridge Dairy Farm in Ellington is asking UConn’s senior marketing students to offer ideas on new ways to generate income for the sprawling, 1,600-acre farm, which is one of the largest of its kind in Connecticut. Continue Reading
On November 7, 2017 John Monaco and Betsy DiPaulo from National Valuation Consultants Inc. spoke to the Real Estate Society and students interested in valuation. Monaco and DiPaulo spoke of valuation of properties with NVC and in New York City, auditing and the necessary steps to value.