Hartford Business Journal – When UConn math department administrators were thinking about revamping their courses about seven years ago, they asked professor Amit Savkar to look into why so many freshmen dropped out, withdrew or failed math classes.
Investor Place – With the rout in the stock market, investors are looking for things that will bounce back quickly. One obvious place to go looking is in the big data stocks. Coming into 2020, these companies were delivering stellar results. And now, the coronavirus serves as a potential catalyst to help them recover quickly.
International Mining – Back in October 2019, leading Indian mining conglomerate, Vimson Group and innovation hub, New Lab, announced a partnership to establish Prospect Mining Studio, a venture studio program bringing together entrepreneurs and industry experts to address the biggest challenges facing the mineral and natural resource mining sector. The focus is on enhancing sustainability and closed-loop production, environmental sensing, worker performance and safety, mineral extraction and energy efficiency, and data optimisation.
UConn Today – A pair of UConn students and a recent graduate are part of a Boston-based effort that is trying to bring an emergency ventilator to market as quickly as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Noah Pacik-Nelson ’20 (ENG) now serves as the lead engineer for The Ventilator Project, an all-volunteer organization.