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Alumnus’ Brainchild: Cannabis-Infused Beverage Company

Cans of Levia - Cannabis-infused seltzer
LEVIA, our April UConn Startup, is introducing cannabis -infused seltzer to the Massachusetts Dispensary market. (Photo Courtesy of LEVIA)

Alumnus Matt Melander ’09 is the President of LEVIA, a new cannabis-infused beverage company, based in Massachusetts. The company currently has three seltzers that are distributed at 38 dispensaries in Massachusetts, with roughly 40 more on the waiting list. Sales have been better than anticipated and the startup is growing quickly. Continue Reading


Two Business Professors Lauded For Being Among the Best of the Best

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Assistant professor of marketing Kelly Herd (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Assistant professor of marketing Kelly Herd (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Management Professor Nora Madjar (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business
Management Professor Nora Madjar (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors has recognized business professors Nora Madjar and Kelly Herd for teaching and innovation excellence. Continue Reading