UConn Today – As a high school baseball player, Elijah Taitel ’22 (BUS, ENG) wanted to develop a more powerful, well-refined swing to deliver blistering results at bat. Little did he know when he began creating the ProVelocity Bat, an innovative baseball and softball training tool, it would attract the interest of the Tampa Bay Rays, an MLB slugger, and numerous private coaches and parents.Continue Reading
UConn Journalism – Nearly 80 percent of registered voters say the economy is an important issue, according to an August 2020 Pew Research Center study. In the same study, 88% of President Donald Trump’s supporters ranked the economy as “very important,” the most of any of the issues they asked about.
UConn Today – Noah Sobel-Pressman ‘21 (BUS) grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs. “I’m lucky to have a lot of examples in my family of successful entrepreneurs,” says Sobel-Pressman, who is from West Hartford.Continue Reading
UConn Today – Few people have a pivotal moment in life at just 7 years old.
But that’s when UConn senior Xavier Cole made a powerful promise to his older brother, Joey. If you adopt me, he told Joey, I will be the first in our family to graduate college; I will make something of my life.Continue Reading
UConn School of Engineering – If you’re young and able-bodied, the bathroom is considered a relaxing space, where we go to refresh and rejuvenate. But for disabled and elderly people, the bathroom can be an accident waiting to happen.Continue Reading