Author: Melissa Ferrigno

Why it pays to have Gen Z women on business teams

Fox Business – For most CEOs, HR partners and operations directors who have never given much thought to Gen Z, those born between 1995-2010, data from a new report should be their wake-up call: Pay attention to the “innovation Opens a New Window. generation” if you want to drive growth and global competitiveness.

Torigen Pharmaceuticals Secures $3.1 Million in Series A Financing

Financial Content – Torigen Pharmaceuticals, a company developing personalized cancer immunotherapies for the veterinary market, announced today the completion of a $3.1 million Series A financing round led by Connecticut Innovations, which included the conversion of outstanding convertible debt and interest.

Celebrating UConn Inventors

UConn Today – “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

What Will Blockchain Do For Us?


To say Blockchain is a complex concept is an understatement. But to say it’s crucial for savvy business leaders to wrap their heads around it is too.

That’s why the UConn School of Business’ Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI) is grabbing the bull by the horns, bringing insights on the emerging and highly adaptable technology to those who need it through workshops, a DappDevs Blockchain chapter, the first-ever Blockchain symposium, and creating new classes this semester. Continue Reading