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Shreya Murthy ’21, Triple Major and University Scholar, Examines Aviation Safety

Triple major and University Scholar Shreya Murthy (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Triple major and University Scholar Shreya Murthy (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Maybe it was because she took her first transcontinental flight at 4-months old, or that she’s flown some 60 times since, but junior Shreya Murthy is fascinated by commercial aviation.Continue Reading


Q&A: Keeping an Eye on the Gatekeepers of Retirement Funds

Jose Vicente Martinez, assistant professor of finance. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Jose Vicente Martinez, assistant professor of finance. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Jose Vicente Martinez, assistant professor of finance, joined UConn six years ago, after working as a university lecturer and senior research fellow in finance at Said Business School at the University of Oxford.Continue Reading



Bad Bosses: Tell-Tale Signs, Potential Solutions

Angry manager shouting at his coworkers during a meeting in the office.
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During his time as a strategic planner with his former employer, Professor Kyoungjo “Jo” Oh had a tyrannical boss, who used to yell, swear, berate, and bully his employees.

The experience fostered Oh’s interest in organizational behavior, human resources management, and workplace civility. He hopes his research can help make the workplace more welcoming for all.Continue Reading


Alumna Kathy Luria ’91: Leading Philanthropy for Webster Bank

Kathy Luria '91, SVP, community affairs and director of philanthropy at Webster Bank. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Kathy Luria ’91, SVP, community affairs and director of philanthropy at Webster Bank. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Few people are lucky enough to traverse the road of life without hitting a few potholes. For alumna Kathy Luria ’91, senior vice president, community affairs and director of philanthropy at Webster Bank, that jarring, shake-you-to-the-core moment came in 1988.Continue Reading


UConn-Backed MedTech Accelerator Advances 10 Powerful Startups; ‘These Companies Will Absolutely Change Lives’

Armin Tahmasbi Rad, co-founder and CEO of Encapsulate
Armin Tahmasbi Rad, co-founder and CEO of Encapsulate (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The excitement was palpable Monday night as 10 health care startups, including two that are UConn-grown, shared their medical technology innovations that promise unique solutions for some of medicine’s most vexing problems.Continue Reading


MSBAPM Program Among Top 20 in Nation

Group of MSBAPM Students focusing on a laptop computer.
Students from the MSBAPM program spend time studying in the Graduate Business Learning Center, in Hartford, CT. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The UConn MSBAPM program is among the best masters of business analytics programs in the nation, according to The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times. The program was ranked No. 19.Continue Reading


EMBAs: Trip to South Africa Among the Highlights of Education

EMBA Class of 2020 join local guide Xolani Mapila at a community center in Langa Township within Cape Town.
EMBA Class of 2020 join local guide Xolani Mapila at a community center in Langa Township within Cape Town. (Contributed Photo)

Before the EMBA Class of 2020 had landed in South Africa, Brian Waddell, director of process improvement at The Hartford, got a bird’s-eye view of the racial disparity that has divided the land for so long. Continue Reading


UConn MBA Program Ranked Among Public Top 20

Text: UConn MBA Ranked TOP 20 Public MBA - Group of MBA Students, studying.
(Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The Financial Times released its highly regarded 2020 MBA rankings today and the UConn MBA program was among the Top 20 public universities for its academic rigor.

The UConn MBA ranked No. 16, up from No. 20 last year, in the category of public MBA programs in the U.S. It also ranked No. 5 in value for the money compared with its public peer institutions.Continue Reading


Alum Embarks on Search For True Happiness—Finds It All Across the USA

Michelle Wax '12 (BUS) poses for a photo in front of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. (Contributed Photo)
Michelle Wax ’12 (BUS) poses for a photo in front of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. (Contributed Photo)

She should have been on top of the world.

Alumna Michelle Wax ’12 (BUS), was in her mid-20s and already the owner of two successful companies in the food industry. Business was great, yet something was amiss. Continue Reading