Hartford Courant – The study, funded by a national group that lobbies for marijuana legalization, says direct new revenue from legalization would range from $35 million to $48 million in the first year of sales to as high as $223 million in the fifth year.
UConn School of Engineering – If you’re young and able-bodied, the bathroom is considered a relaxing space, where we go to refresh and rejuvenate. But for disabled and elderly people, the bathroom can be an accident waiting to happen.Continue Reading
NBC Connecticut – The extra $600 in unemployment assistance made available through the Cares Act has been a lifeline for many workers, but it has created challenges for employers trying to get employees back to work. It raises questions about if jobs were paying a fair wage in the first place.
Hartford Business Journal – It was Thanksgiving eve 2018 and Winterberry Garden employees were working late into the night, assembling garland with bulbs and decorations so they could be loaded onto trucks and driven north to MGM Springfield.
UConn Today – UConn’s Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or CCEI, was a big winner in this year’s Connecticut Entrepreneur Awards, taking home top honors with recognition as the 2020 Community Promoter of the Year.Continue Reading
UConn Today – Three of UConn’s rising seniors – all members of the inaugural cohort of Werth Innovators, student ambassadors for entrepreneurship and innovation through the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation – have embraced online work with three very different summer experiences while seeking to develop new skills, learning more about potential career options, and dipping their toes into mainstream popular culture.
Hartford Business Journal – When UConn math department administrators were thinking about revamping their courses about seven years ago, they asked professor Amit Savkar to look into why so many freshmen dropped out, withdrew or failed math classes.
Investor Place – With the rout in the stock market, investors are looking for things that will bounce back quickly. One obvious place to go looking is in the big data stocks. Coming into 2020, these companies were delivering stellar results. And now, the coronavirus serves as a potential catalyst to help them recover quickly.
Westfair Online – Google has announced an updating of its policies that will prohibit advertisers promoting housing, employment and credit access from targeting or excluding audiences based on demographics or place of residence.