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Financial Risk Grad Program Prompted Former Student Athletes, NFL Player to Overcome Obstacles, Adversity Off the Field

Young and successful football manager working on a tablet, and sitting on the stands alone. Cropped photo.
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Before UConn alumnus Tyler Davis ’18 became a tight-end for the Jacksonville Jaguars, he started applying football strategies to his graduate work in the School of Business’ Financial Risk Management (FRM) program.Continue Reading


Geno Auriemma Supports New Program to Further Boost UConn Grad Students at the Recruiting Table

UConn Today – Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team, is again partnering with the UConn School of Business – this time by supporting a new lecture-and-workshop series to help 2,000 graduate business students enhance their leadership skills.

The series, which began Oct. 13, focuses on value-centered leadership, learning to reset and transform, and intentional networking. Each executive lecture will be followed by workshops led by a career coach to reinforce the lessons.Continue Reading


2019 School of Business Hall of Fame Student Fellows

Image courtesy of UConn School of Business
Image courtesy of UConn School of Business

An undergraduate who wants to use data analytics to decrease modern-day slavery, a student who worked at a start-up that is trying a new approach to cancer treatment, and a doctoral student studying conflict in the workplace were among the student fellows inducted in the School of Business’ Hall of Fame.Continue Reading





Accelerated Masters’ Degrees

School of Business Offers New 4+1 Bachelor/Master Degree Options in Financial Risk Management, Business Analytics

The School of Business will soon offer two accelerated programs that will allow students to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years. Continue Reading


Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS), ’07 H, Hosts FRM Students

Mark Shenkman '65 (CLAS), '07 H mentors financial risk management students and offers a strategy for success. (Arelys Martinez/Shenkman Capital)
Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS), ’07 H mentors financial risk management students and offers a strategy for success. (Arelys Martinez/Shenkman Capital)

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


Four Alumni Join School of Business Hall of Fame

From left: David Acampora '79; Dean John A. Elliott; Timothy Curt '84, Gayle A. Russell '88 MBA, '95 Ph.D. and Christopher Lafond '87. (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)
From left: David Acampora ’79; Dean John A. Elliott; Timothy Curt ’84, Gayle A. Russell ’88 MBA, ’95 Ph.D. and Christopher Lafond ’87. (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)

The School of Business inducted four accomplished business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 24 in a joyful ceremony that included memories of favorite professors, 50-cent UConn basketball tickets and enormous Dairy Bar hot fudge sundaes. Continue Reading


MSFRM Students Advance in International PRMIA Competition

PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

A team of students from the MS in Financial Risk Management program in Hartford came in second place in a regional Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) risk-management competition, and have qualified for the international competition April 14 in New York City. Continue Reading