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Professor Emeritus Gary Powell Earns International Recognition

Professor Emeritus Gary Powell, an internationally recognized scholar and educator on gender, diversity, and work-family issues in the workplace. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Professor Emeritus Gary Powell, an internationally recognized scholar and educator on gender, diversity, and work-family issues in the workplace. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Professor Emeritus Gary Powell will be recognized by the Family Firm Institute as the recipient of a 2018 Academic and Family Business Review Award at a global conference in London in October. Continue Reading









Creative Traffic Analysis Earns Grad Student Recognition

Graduate student Ankit Borkhataria ’17 MSBAPM took third place at the Tableau Student Viz Assignment Competition, which drew more than 100 submissions from 14 countries.

Winners were selected based on creativity, analytical depth, beauty and design and overall score.

“Ankit took a creative approach in wrangling a large data set with over 1 million rows of Montgomery County (Maryland) traffic violation data. The judges loved his choice of using a bold color palette and embedding Twitter feeds from @mcpnews and #mdtraffic,” Tableau posted in its announcement.


Samuel F. Pierson SIOR Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018 recipients of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) scholarship in memory of Samuel F. Pierson included Jordan Angel ’18, Kelly Yates ’18, Hannah Schmidt ’18 and William Golonka ’18. The students have demonstrated academic excellence while pursuing a degree in real estate with intent toward a real estate career. Each of the seniors embrace the learning of real estate with great enthusiasm and look forward to starting their careers this spring.