Author: Claire Hall



Accounting’s Larry Gramling Retires After 38 Years

In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)
In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)

It was supposed to be a friendly game of touch football.Continue Reading


Investors Won’t Tolerate Corporate Misdeeds, Inhumanity

Amy Domini, the keynote speaker for the Business & Human Rights Initative Symposium, speaks with former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd.
Amy Domini, the keynote speaker for the Business & Human Rights Initative Symposium, speaks with former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd.

Investment titan Amy Domini, widely considered a leading pioneer in socially responsible investing, came to UConn and shared what can only be described as good news.Continue Reading


Dean Mahoney ’09: A Passion for Entrepreneurship

Dean Mahoney '09, pictured above, co-founded ‘Merican Mule in 2015. He is spearheading East Coast distribution of his company's namesake, an alcoholic beverage inspired by the Moscow Mule. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Dean Mahoney ’09, pictured above, co-founded ‘Merican Mule in 2015. He is spearheading East Coast distribution of his company’s namesake, an alcoholic beverage inspired by the Moscow Mule. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Sometimes in business, and in life, you have to swallow your mistakes. Even if there are 700 of them!Continue Reading


Goldman Sachs Events Draw 200+ Students in Stamford

Goldman Sachs VP Anujah Shah and Analyst Prasad Bhadang '18 speak to students thanks to the Stamford Business Career Development Office. (Judy Stewart/UConn School of Business)
Goldman Sachs VP Anujah Shah and Analyst Prasad Bhadang ’18 speak to students thanks to the Stamford Business Career Development Office. (Judy Stewart/UConn School of Business)

More than 200 UConn business students recently attended a series of career presentations sponsored by investment giant Goldman Sachs.Continue Reading



Creative Collaboratorium Draws Top Scholars

Conference-goers puzzle through an escape room developed by UConn students. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Conference-goers puzzle through an escape room developed by UConn students. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

How do you host a conference for 40 of the top creativity researchers in the world?

By giving them activities that are novel, useful, and intellectually stimulating, said Management Professor Nora Madjar, who hosted the Creativity Collaboratorium in Storrs from Sept. 13-15.Continue Reading


New Business School Faculty for 2018

Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown. Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.
Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown.
Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.

Four UConn alumni, high-ranking executives from Anthem and Electric Boat, and professors with ties to Harvard and Yale are among the 14 new faculty joining the UConn School of Business this fall.Continue Reading


Simons ’95 EMBA Joins CIBER Advisory Council

An electrohydraulic controller being created at OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. (Sulin Ba/UConn School of Business)
An electrohydraulic controller being created at OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. (Sulin Ba/UConn School of Business)

Associate Dean Sulin Ba and Arminda Kamphausen, associate director of UConn’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), recently visited Samuel R.N. Simons ’95 EMBA at his company, OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. Simons is the newest member of CIBER’s Advisory Council. Continue Reading


Cohen, Team to Analyze Growth Tied to New Rail Line

Professor Jeff Cohen , pictured above, at Union Station in Hartford, is studying the impact that a new passenger rail line will have on residential and commercial development. The train, which travels from New Haven to Springfield, Mass., with many stops in between, began service in June. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Professor Jeff Cohen , pictured above, at Union Station in Hartford, is studying the impact that a new passenger rail line will have on residential and commercial development. The train, which travels from New Haven to Springfield, Mass., with many stops in between, began service in June. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Urban planners and government leaders from across the country are expected to be paying close attention to the results of a newly-launched study of how convenient commuter train service impacts the economic growth and development of communities.Continue Reading