Innovation Destination Hartford – Jennifer Murphy, Director at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) at the University of Connecticut spoke with MetroHartford Alliance Content Manager Nan Price about UConn’s initiatives to support female entrepreneurs at every stage.
UConn Today – Many people leave college with bad memories of struggling through math classes. Students’ difficulties with early math classes are one of the top reasons they drop out of STEM majors. UConn Technology Incubation Program startup Stemify is working to change that, with an innovative approach to math education that utilizes artificial intelligence to support learning.
UConn Today – They’re located all over the world. They’re enormous lakes, but you’d never consider dipping a toe in. They’re full of heavy metals, hazardous chemicals, and sludge. And they smell really, really bad. They’re called tailings ponds, and they’re a massive problem for both the environment and the mining industry that creates them.
UConn Journalism – Nearly 80 percent of registered voters say the economy is an important issue, according to an August 2020 Pew Research Center study. In the same study, 88% of President Donald Trump’s supporters ranked the economy as “very important,” the most of any of the issues they asked about.
UConn Today – Noah Sobel-Pressman ‘21 (BUS) grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs. “I’m lucky to have a lot of examples in my family of successful entrepreneurs,” says Sobel-Pressman, who is from West Hartford.Continue Reading