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Seeing Green: iQ’s First-Place Finisher Innovates Lawn Care, Wins $15k

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A lush green lawn may be the envy of every suburban neighborhood, but many homeowners find it too expensive to hire a lawn service, and too difficult to maintain it properly on their own.Continue Reading


UConn Students Take Third-Place Trophy in International Negotiation Challenge

Congratulations to our 3rd place negotiation tem: Sydney Geer (top left), Katherine McKeon (top middle ), and Robert Eagan (bottom middle) (Contributed Photo)
Congratulations to our 3rd place negotiation tem: Sydney Geer (top left), Katherine McKeon (top middle ), and Robert Eagan (bottom middle) (Contributed Photo)

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented a team of business and law students from traveling to Barcelona, but not from finishing in the Top Three in a prestigious, international negotiation competition.Continue Reading



Freshman Entrepreneur Has the Antidote to Harsh Winters: Fun Flannel Shirts

UConn Today – “The flannel industry has been producing the same drab colors and patterns for over 100 years. It’s ripe for change,’’ says Will, a native of Marshfield, Mass. “I want to bring a new look to the industry with flannels that make you smile, especially in New England, where the winters are harsh.’’Continue Reading






UConn Student Entrepreneur Asks: Shouldn’t the Fish We Eat Be Fed Healthier Food?

UConn Today – Peter Goggins, who was one of the winners of the School of Business’ 2019 Innovation Quest entrepreneurship competition, has created a new fish food that he believes rears healthier fish, is better for the environment, and is at least 20 percent less expensive than typical commercial fish feeds. A few weeks ago, he secured his first customer, a koi farmer in eastern Connecticut.Continue Reading