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Prudential Immersion Bootcamps Offer UConn Students Real-World Exposure

Second year students from UConn’s School of Business pose during their visit to Prudential for the yearly Immersion Bootcamp, where students have an opportunity to fine tune skills in a real-time environment. (Contributed Photo)
Second year students from UConn’s School of Business pose during their visit to Prudential for the yearly Immersion Bootcamp, where students have an opportunity to fine tune skills in a real-time environment. (Contributed Photo)

Spending three days at Prudential Immersion Bootcamps was an eye-opener for William Mudlaff, a sophomore majoring in finance.Continue Reading




Why the Uptick in Strikes? A Negotiations Expert Responds

Thousands of unionized Stop & Shop workers across New England walked off the job early this month, leading to an 11-day strike. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
Thousands of unionized Stop & Shop workers across New England walked off the job early this month, leading to an 11-day strike. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Although the Stop & Shop strike is over, that may not be the end to the tide of recent labor action. In the past year, there have been prominent teacher strikes across the nation, and here in Connecticut, a possible strike is looming among nursing home employees.Continue Reading




The Right Time for Your MBA is… Now!

Chris DiGiacomo (left) and his wife Julie Marquis DiGiacomo (right) balanced work, marriage, and childbirth to earn their MBAs through UConn's PMBA program. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Chris DiGiacomo (left) and his wife Julie Marquis DiGiacomo (right) balanced work, marriage, and childbirth to earn their MBAs through UConn’s PMBA program. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Julie Marquis DiGiacomo and Chris DiGiacomo agree that there are a million reasons to earn an undergraduate degree, but completing an MBA program is an investment you make in yourself.Continue Reading



UConn Volunteers Complete 700 Tax Forms—For Free

Volunteers prepared taxes for over 700 people this year in the VITA Program.  From left, graduate student Debadarshini Mishra, second-year reviewer Nicole Holyst and first-year preparers Jenny Wei and Qingya Yang.
Volunteers prepared taxes for over 700 people this year in the VITA Program. From left, graduate student Debadarshini Mishra, second-year reviewer Nicole Holyst and first-year preparers Jenny Wei and Qingya Yang. (Leanne Adams / UConn School of Business)

UConn Volunteers Complete 700 Tax Forms—For Free

As a political science Ph.D. candidate from Great Britain, Thomas Briggs joked that he would rather try to negotiate Brexit than have to fill out his U.S. income tax forms without assistance.Continue Reading