The New York Yankees invited 34 School of Business students, Dean John A. Elliott, and staff from the Office of Career Development to attend an April 8 game at Yankee Stadium and learn more about job opportunities with the organization. Continue Reading
Entrepreneur Bill Pastyrnak had an extensive business background, and he and his son had a passion for brewing beer, but without a helping hand, they knew their dream of creating Counter Weight Brewing Co. in Hamden, Conn., wouldn’t come true. Continue Reading
UConn Today– If you were a student in the UConn School of Business between 1972 and 2015, chances are you have fond memories of Dick Kochanek. The professor emeritus taught Principles of Financial Accounting to upwards of 40,000 students over his time at UConn, and he’s warmly regarded by a vast majority of them.
More than a dozen graduate students in UConn’s Financial Risk Management program met with investment expert and alumnus Mark R. Shenkman on March 22, learning the secrets to capital management and asking him about everything from cryptocurrency to high-yield management. Continue Reading
UConn MSBAPM Students Help Stanley Black & Decker ‘Nail Down’ Its Data Analytics Info
Stanley Black & Decker executives wanted to optimize their vast repository of data from their Healthcare division, but were hampered because reports came from four different information systems. Continue Reading
How Much of a Role Should Default Options Play in Equity Values?
A large collection of finance literature argues that equity securities are subject to potential misvaluation by investors, where the sources of misvaluation are attributed primarily to behavioral biases, such as overconfidence, conservatism and others. Continue Reading
The School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are launching a new dual-degree, German immersion program, designed to give students an advantage in applying for jobs with international companies. Continue Reading
UConn Today– As is evident with the current Facebook crisis, third parties pose a significant potential privacy risk to visitors. But Facebook is not the only website using them. The convenience of easy sign-ins with Google or Twitter accounts also results in immediate identification with third parties.