Author: Claire Hall



Hall of Fame a Premier Engagement Opportunity

The annual School of Business Hall of Fame offers an opportunity for local and global business leaders to exchange ideas, network, and enjoy camaraderie with more than 300 guests, all business champions. (Rick Kollmeyer '82 (CLAS))
The annual School of Business Hall of Fame offers an opportunity for local and global business leaders to exchange ideas, network, and enjoy camaraderie with more than 300 guests, all business champions. (Rick Kollmeyer ’82 (CLAS))

Although alumnus Kevin Bouley ’80 wouldn’t necessarily describe the School of Business’ Hall of Fame ceremony as a UConn family reunion, it does offer the same sense of excitement and anticipation. Continue Reading



UConn School of Business 2018 Faculty Awards

From left: Faculty award winners Xinxin Li, John Mathieu, Sulin Ba, Jan Stallaert, Nora Madjar, and David Papandria. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
From left: Faculty award winners Xinxin Li, John Mathieu, Sulin Ba, Jan Stallaert, Nora Madjar, and David Papandria. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

The School of Business recently honored some of its top faculty members for 2018, celebrating their achievements from the classroom to international research discoveries. Continue Reading


Wayne Bragg to Retire

Shirley Tarabochia '17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Shirley Tarabochia ’17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg posed for a photo last year. Bragg was instrumental in introducing DePuma to Tarabochia, who helped streamline business practices at the growing pasta company. Bragg, who has been recognized as an outstanding professor seven times, will retire this summer. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Former Sikorsky Exec, EMBA Alumnus Said Grad Students Kept Him On Top of His Game

Wayne Bragg began his corporate career in the mail room at Pratt & Whitney, and retired as Operations Controller at Sikorsky Aircraft. It’s fair to say that during those 35 years, he became a keen observer of business from many different angles. Continue Reading


Accelerated Masters’ Degrees

School of Business Offers New 4+1 Bachelor/Master Degree Options in Financial Risk Management, Business Analytics

The School of Business will soon offer two accelerated programs that will allow students to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years. Continue Reading



OPIM Innovate Allows Immersion in Emerging Tech

Carina Zamudio ’19 (CLAS) (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
With a virtual reality headset on, junior Carina Zamudio ’19 (CLAS) spent part of a recent Friday afternoon at the OPIM Innovate Lab trying to slay villains who were intent on breaching the security around a virtual castle. The lab offers students, faculty, and staff members the chance to experiment with five different emerging technologies and acquire new skills. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

With a virtual reality headset on, junior Carina Zamudio spent part of a Friday afternoon trying to slay villains who were intent on breaching the security around a virtual castle. Continue Reading


Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS), ’07 H, Hosts FRM Students

Mark Shenkman '65 (CLAS), '07 H mentors financial risk management students and offers a strategy for success. (Arelys Martinez/Shenkman Capital)
Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS), ’07 H mentors financial risk management students and offers a strategy for success. (Arelys Martinez/Shenkman Capital)

More than a dozen graduate students in UConn’s Financial Risk Management program met with investment expert and alumnus Mark R. Shenkman on March 22, learning the secrets to capital management and asking him about everything from cryptocurrency to high-yield management. Continue Reading


CABA Shifts into High Gear

MSBAPM students Karpagam Vinayagam, Anoop Ramathirtha, and Suhas Nadiga, whose team came in third place. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
MSBAPM students Karpagam Vinayagam, Anoop Ramathirtha, and Suhas Nadiga, whose team came in third place. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn MSBAPM Students Help Stanley Black & Decker ‘Nail Down’ Its Data Analytics Info

Stanley Black & Decker executives wanted to optimize their vast repository of data from their Healthcare division, but were hampered because reports came from four different information systems. Continue Reading