Yahoo Finance – ABCT, the Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut, today announced the second cohort of emerging biosciences ventures invited to participate in the annual program.
Here’s a collection of some of our favorite photos and events from 2019 – Wishing you and yours an abundant and happy new year!Continue Reading
The Gazette – Whoever buys the business likely will not have to physically take over the asset before the merger closes, so long as the two parties have a purchase agreement in place, said Yiming Qian, finance professor at the University of Connecticut, who has researched divestitures made during horizontal mergers.
Take a quick coffee break with UConn School of Business marketing professor Cinthia Satornino while she talks with you about some of her most recent research published in the Journal of Consumer Marketing on the growth of nano-influencers and what that means for both consumers and brands.
iGrow News – Colleges across the country are looking for creative ways to give students hands-on, real-world experience using technology to solve problems. It makes sense: Proficiency in this area is one of the most in-demand skills in the workforce.
Jonathan Moore, academic director of the management information systems program at the University of Connecticut, developed a program that teaches data analytics and, in a unique twist, lets students hone their skills by helping fellow students.
UConn Today – Seven University of Connecticut professors have been named to a list of the world’s most highly-cited researchers, including two from the UConn School of Business.
The Wall Street Journal – Houses are pretty good at keeping secrets. A hairline crack in a pipe or a worn belt on the clothes dryer may go undetected until something goes wrong.
UConn Today – Multinational conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway bought CEO Warren Buffett’s struggling hometown newspaper. Amazon acquired Whole Foods, which is headquartered in the same state where CEO Jeff Bezos grew up and owns a home.
New research shows these deals aren’t coincidences. Companies are 2.5 times more likely to acquire firms headquartered in the state where their CEO grew up than similar firms located elsewhere, the study found.
As a self-described ‘mushy-gushy’ type, Catherine Davis-Gomez wasn’t exactly counting the days until the first session of her Financial Controls course in UConn’s Executive MBA program.
“When I learned what Financial Controls was, I thought, ‘I’m gonna hate this,'” said the highly trained therapist who helps create school-based programs to address post-traumatic stress in children.
The feeling didn’t last long.Continue Reading