UConn Today – In response to increasing challenges to businesses, and the demand for experts to mitigate numerous types of risk across their enterprises, the School of Business has renamed and significantly revised the curriculum for one of its master’s degree programs.
Uconn Today – In a new report released on Monday, U.S. News & World Report ranked the undergraduate program at the UConn School of Business among the Top 50 in the nation.
The program is ranked No. 47, based on peer assessment by deans and senior faculty members at other highly-regarded colleges. UConn tied with UMass for the top public undergraduate business education in the New England.
UConn Today – The School of Business will kickoff a new Sustainable Business Breakfast Series this month, with prominent guest speakers discussing everything from building sustainable homes and office complexes to the future of wind-farming in our state.
Yahoo News – With $100 million budgeted for an overhaul of the XL Center set to start next year, consultants in the arena business say that Connecticut needs to spend big to just stay in the game as cities around the nation invest in major venues.
Wallethub – We ask Kristin Haseney: What tips do you have for a person looking to get the best value in an apartment?
Go to the property and see it for yourself whenever possible. Pictures and videos are great, but an in-person visit or tour will let you get a feel for the amount of space and any amenities that come with it.
UConn Today – What student Madison Jolley ’25 (BUS) loved most about the new course “Women in Finance: Elevating Tomorrow’s Leaders’’ was talking to powerful and inspiring women.
“Many of the women I met were finance majors in college. Others were not, but had found their way into the financial sector,’’ she says. “Speaking with them broadened my perspective and my network.’’
“They wanted to support us with our career goals and to help us get internships,’’ says Jolley, who is new to the UConn School of Business. “I was very surprised by their generosity.’’
UConn Today – UConn is among the top 20 public universities nationwide in which alumni who built careers in accounting, finance, and law earn more than peers who graduated from other institutions, according to data compiled by an organization that researches employment trends.
New Canaan Advertiser – Four of Connecticut’s 10 largest shopping malls have sold in the past four-and-half years and a fifth is likely to change hands after being auctioned off this past week.
The recent online auction of the Crystal Mall in Waterford was just the latest shift in ownership of malls around the state. The winning bid was $9.25 million and the listing on Crexi, the commercial real estate platform where the online auction occurred, says the mall has been “sold subject to seller approval,” although the listing does not identify the buyer.
UConn Today – Nine UConn students have been selected as recipients of a grant through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2023-24 academic year. The program provides grants for individually designed study and research projects or for English teaching assistantships around the world. Students meet, work, live with, and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.
UConn Today – In high school, Ish Panwar used her talents in public speaking and leadership to run a non-profit organization teaching those skills to young adults. That approach to life – simultaneously ambitious and concerned with helping others – served her well at UConn, where she forged connections with mentors, developed new skills, and discovered that, for such a big university, UConn has a close-knit, supportive field. After graduation, she heads off to New York City, to put her skills to use in the finance industry.