Author: Claire Hall


Management/Entrepreneurship Faculty Among Nation’s Top 10 Scholars

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Professors in the Management & Entrepreneurship Department are ranked among the Top 10 in the world for research productivity and high-quality scholarship.Continue Reading


Michelle Cote, Relentless Advocate for Innovation and Hartford, Named A Top Woman in Business

Top 25 Women in Business Award  recipient Michelle Cote (contributed photo)
Top 25 Women in Business Award recipient Michelle Cote (Contributed Photo)

Michelle Cote, a relentless advocate for innovation in Hartford, and an instructor at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, will be honored with a Top 25 Women in Business Award by The Hartford Business Journal.Continue Reading


Marketing’s Kelly Herd Among Top 50 Best Undergrad Professors

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Marketing Professor Kelly Herd (Contributed Photo)

UConn marketing professor Kelly Herd, who specializes in consumer psychology and creativity, and is known as a passionate advocate for her students, has been named to Poets & Quants’ list of 50 Best Undergraduate Business Professors.Continue Reading


School of Business Offers New Minor in Social Responsibility and Impact in Business

UConn Today – Addressing growing interest from UConn students, the School of Business is launching a minor in Social Responsibility and Impact in Business.

The program is open to all UConn undergraduates, regardless of major. A parallel concentration is also being offered to marketing majors.



UConn’s Part-time MBA Program Best in Connecticut; #4 in New England

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UConn’s Part-Time MBA program serves students across the state, providing flexibility without compromising access to exceptional faculty and networking opportunities. This year, the program has moved nine spots in the U.S. News and World Report ranking. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The School of Business has been ranked among the 2023 Best Part-time MBA Programs in the nation, according to a new rankings survey by U.S. News and World Report.

The program has been ranked #1 in Connecticut and #4 in New England, according to the results, released today. The School’s national rankings increased significantly, from #57 in last year’s survey to #48 today.Continue Reading


Professor: Women Beware! The Boss Could Be Monitoring Your Private Health Information

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Women need to be cautious about accepting ‘femtech’ healthcare benefits through work, because it could result in personal reproductive information being shared with employers.

That’s the recommendation of Professor Elizabeth “Liz” Brown of Bentley University, who will discuss her award-winning research during an April 4 virtual lecture. The program is part of the UConn School of Business’ Equity Now lecture series.Continue Reading


UConn Takes Second-Place Award at CFA Research Challenge

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Left to right: Students Devin Stachelsky, Dhanush Kotumraju, Jackson Seymour and Ben Armstrong (Contributed Photos)

A team of finance students took second place in this year’s Hartford CFA Institute Research Challenge. The award capped off senior year for three of the four team members, whose 20-page report analyzing a publicly traded company impressed the judges.Continue Reading


Inaugural Alumni Case Competition Draws Those Who Believe ‘Every Child Deserves a Shot’

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Group photo of the Connect-Us Academy Graduation. This non-profit engages in advocacy for teens and young adults in Bridgeport. (Contributed Photo)

With a full-time job, two young children, and a host of other responsibilities, alumna Namrata Mazumder ’15 MBA really didn’t need one more project on her plate.

But when she heard about an opportunity to brainstorm strategic ideas to support Connect-Us, a Bridgeport non-profit that expands opportunities for youth living in poverty, Mazumder was hooked. Continue Reading