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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


New Cultures of Food

Sunset at Letna Beer Garden

Another 7 days have flown by and if I have learned anything, it is that putting my experience into words will never do it justice. From the highest towers in Prague to the comfiest corners in local cafes, this week my Czech Republic adventures have continued. Following orientation week, we had begun our Czech Intensive Language course that would be 6 hours of instruction for 2 weeks. But this intensive course did not stop any of us on the program from making the most of our study abroad experience. My friends and I had spent many of our nights watching the sunset at Letna Beer Garden, hiking up Petrin Tower, and peddle boating on the Charles River. 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