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Rating Companies’ Cybersecurity Preparedness May Lead to Stronger Sites

Increased awareness about certain types of cybersecurity breaches leads companies to make improvements, says a new study co-authored by a UConn researcher. (Getty Images)
Increased awareness about certain types of cybersecurity breaches leads companies to make improvements, says a new study co-authored by a UConn researcher. (Getty Images)

Increased awareness about certain types of cybersecurity breaches leads companies to make improvements, according to a new international study by a University of Connecticut researcher and her counterparts.

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Research Series Draws Top Scholars in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI) recently announced a research seminar series aimed at furthering professorial interest and expertise in entrepreneurship and innovation.Continue Reading


Accounting’s Larry Gramling Retires After 38 Years

In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)
In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)

It was supposed to be a friendly game of touch football.Continue Reading


Law, Architecture Discussed at NYC’s Tenement Museum

Brownstone rowhouses with a more modern building in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. (Sarah Bronin/UConn School of Law)
Brownstone rowhouses with a more modern building in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. (Sarah Bronin/UConn School of Law)

Speaking at one of New York City’s most important interpretive historic places, UConn Law Professor Sara Bronin led a virtual tour of some of the city’s famous sites, explaining how laws or court decisions changed the destinies of those properties.

Her presentation on Sept. 25, at the Tenement Museum in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, was titled “Curating Cities: How Law Changes What We See.” Bronin, who is also an architect and an expert in land use, covered historic preservation and zoning law, but also brought in issues related to real estate finance and artists’ rights.Continue Reading


Investors Won’t Tolerate Corporate Misdeeds, Inhumanity

Amy Domini, the keynote speaker for the Business & Human Rights Initative Symposium, speaks with former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd.
Amy Domini, the keynote speaker for the Business & Human Rights Initative Symposium, speaks with former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd.

Investment titan Amy Domini, widely considered a leading pioneer in socially responsible investing, came to UConn and shared what can only be described as good news.Continue Reading


Dean Mahoney ’09: A Passion for Entrepreneurship

Dean Mahoney '09, pictured above, co-founded ‘Merican Mule in 2015. He is spearheading East Coast distribution of his company's namesake, an alcoholic beverage inspired by the Moscow Mule. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Dean Mahoney ’09, pictured above, co-founded ‘Merican Mule in 2015. He is spearheading East Coast distribution of his company’s namesake, an alcoholic beverage inspired by the Moscow Mule. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Sometimes in business, and in life, you have to swallow your mistakes. Even if there are 700 of them!Continue Reading


Goldman Sachs Events Draw 200+ Students in Stamford

Goldman Sachs VP Anujah Shah and Analyst Prasad Bhadang '18 speak to students thanks to the Stamford Business Career Development Office. (Judy Stewart/UConn School of Business)
Goldman Sachs VP Anujah Shah and Analyst Prasad Bhadang ’18 speak to students thanks to the Stamford Business Career Development Office. (Judy Stewart/UConn School of Business)

More than 200 UConn business students recently attended a series of career presentations sponsored by investment giant Goldman Sachs.Continue Reading



Creative Collaboratorium Draws Top Scholars

Conference-goers puzzle through an escape room developed by UConn students. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Conference-goers puzzle through an escape room developed by UConn students. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

How do you host a conference for 40 of the top creativity researchers in the world?

By giving them activities that are novel, useful, and intellectually stimulating, said Management Professor Nora Madjar, who hosted the Creativity Collaboratorium in Storrs from Sept. 13-15.Continue Reading


New Business School Faculty for 2018

Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown. Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.
Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown.
Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.

Four UConn alumni, high-ranking executives from Anthem and Electric Boat, and professors with ties to Harvard and Yale are among the 14 new faculty joining the UConn School of Business this fall.Continue Reading