This past weekend I took a bus to Munich to experience the well-known Oktoberfest (known as Wiesn by locals). Oktoberfest is the largest celebration in Europe! I met some of my closest friends from UConn to go to the fair with. It was very comforting to see faces from home after being away for some time. When out exploring the world, sometimes I find that my life and friends back home creep to the back of my mind. It’s simply because I am so focused on enjoying every moment so deeply that my phone doesn’t make it out of my bag as much as it does back home.Continue Reading
Another 7 days have flown by and if I have learned anything, it is that putting my experience into words will never do it justice. From the highest towers in Prague to the comfiest corners in local cafes, this week my Czech Republic adventures have continued. Following orientation week, we had begun our Czech Intensive Language course that would be 6 hours of instruction for 2 weeks. But this intensive course did not stop any of us on the program from making the most of our study abroad experience. My friends and I had spent many of our nights watching the sunset at Letna Beer Garden, hiking up Petrin Tower, and peddle boating on the Charles River. Continue Reading
The days before beginning my study abroad experience in Prague were filled with anticipation and excitement as I was preparing to spend almost 4 months in a foreign country. I was ready to fully immerse myself in the Czech language and culture. Continue Reading
Stamford Advocate– Charter Communications announced this week the full launch of its Spectrum Mobile service for its internet subscribers, marking one of its most ambitious undertakings in recent years.
Spoke– The region’s most enterprising minds will gather at venues across the city September 13-23, 2018, for Stamford Innovation Week (SIW), an event series designed to connect entrepreneurs, tech talent and investors to create unexpected opportunities for growth.
China.org– Although it is in the early stage of development, the broad application prospects of blockchain technology, combined with a new tech wave including artificial intelligence and virtual reality, are highly and widely anticipated by many U.S. experts.
Hartford Business Journal– Q&A talks with UConn Business School professor Timothy Folta and University of Hartford Barney School of Business clinical instructor Ken Goldstein about the schools’ joint insurtech program.