UConn Today – From a young age, Nicholas Willett has always been interested in processes, people, and building things. For these reasons, he chose UConn’s School of Business program, where he pursued his interests and engaged in various campus clubs and groups – all while working for a San Diego-based startup.
UConn Today – Angelia Prip ’22 (BUS) has been dancing since she was 4 years old, and, beginning in elementary school, she would typically practice every day. When she arrived at UConn, and discovered there was no ballet company here, Prip was devastated.
She set out on a mission to create the University Ballet Co., and, to her surprise, her initiative attracted 100 dancers, many of whom had trained with prestigious dance companies, including the Boston Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet, The Hartt School, the Nutmeg Conservatory and more.
UConn Today – If President Joe Biden’s proposed multi-trillion dollar economic and climate package can get Congressional approval, one key factor hangs in the balance: how to pay for it. One option is a “wealth tax’’ that would be levied on the assets of billionaires.
UConn accounting professor Steve Utke studies the implications of tax changes. He recently spoke with UConn Today about his work.
Waterbury Republican-American– While the job market for this spring’s college graduates might be less robust than in 2017, those who’ve already received their degrees or will in the next few weeks sounded optimistic about their prospects for landing jobs.
Stamford Advocate – The experts are in high demand.
Professional services comprised one of only two job sectors that grew its ranks in the state in August. Stamford, in particular, represents a hub for some of the industry’s top firms, who are attracted by the city’s growing economy and proximity to New York City. A number of those companies are increasing their local ranks and expanding into promising digital fields.