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New Finance Chair Yiming Qian Is Among Nation’s Top Researchers

Yiming Qian, pictured above, is the first faculty member to hold an endowed chair in the Finance Department (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business).
Yiming Qian, pictured above, is the first faculty member to hold an endowed chair in the Finance Department (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business).

Those unfamiliar with the finance discipline sometimes underestimate the tremendous good that analysts and investors bring to the world, said Yiming Qian, who has just joined the faculty as a full professor and holds the new position of Toscano Family Chair in Finance.Continue Reading


Hurting the Planet is not Only Bad for Humanity, It Can Be Bad for Business

UConn Today – When it comes to climate change, one segment of society wants to do good and do well: investors. Be environmentally kind, yes; but build wealth, too. In short, hurting the planet is not only bad for humanity, it can be bad for business. All of which brings pressure to bear on companies that are polluters. How will this shake out? We ask Stephen Park, an associate professor of business law and the Satell Fellow in Corporate Social Responsibility at the School of Business.Continue Reading



Professor John Clapp Researches Plans for Vacant Retail

Professor John Clapp, pictured above, plans to continue his research into solutions for vacant Retail spaces (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor John Clapp, pictured above, plans to continue his research into solutions for vacant Retail spaces (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

For years, Real Estate Professor John Clapp has been warning of the over-construction of malls and shopping centers, recognizing that the economy wasn’t going to be able to support so many retail locations.Continue Reading



Marketing’s Kevin McEvoy Earns Recognition as UConn Standout

Assistant Professor Kevin McEvoy, pictured above, will be honored with the University's Faculty Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, presented by the UConn Foundation Alumni Relations Office. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Assistant Professor Kevin McEvoy, pictured above, will be honored with the University’s Faculty Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award, presented by the UConn Foundation Alumni Relations Office. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Kevin McEvoy, an assistant professor-in-residence in Marketing, has been selected to receive the University’s Faculty Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award.Continue Reading



Professor Dave Papandria Retires from UConn

Professor Dave Papandria, pictured above, reflects upon his 14 years at the UConn School of Business (Nathan Oldham /   UConn School of Business)
Professor Dave Papandria, pictured above, reflects upon his 14 years at the UConn School of Business (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Although his technical expertise is in auditing, Professor Dave Papandria’s exceptional accounting career has taught him a great deal about success in the workplace—and in life.Continue Reading


UConn’s Entrepreneurship Program for Veterans Celebrates 10 Years

EBV Director Michael Zacchea (pictured above) reflects upon the ten year anniversary of the program (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
EBV Director Michael Zacchea (pictured above) reflects upon the ten year anniversary of the program (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Tony Audette is a former U.S. Marine combat veteran, and award-winning industrial designer, who is using his degree in automotive engineering to start a custom-made, high-end motorcycling manufacturing company in Manchester, Conn.Continue Reading


Accounting Major Nets $10,000 Scholarship

Alma Chaluparambil, pictured above, is the recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. (Contributed Photo)
Alma Chaluparambil, pictured above, is the recipient of a $10,000 Scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. (Contributed Photo)

Accounting major Annamma “Alma” Chaluparambil, a senior from Rocky Hill, recently received a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The award is given to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accounting degree programs in the U.S.Continue Reading