Innovation Hartford – University of Connecticut student Patrick Hocking delved into entrepreneurship early on. In 2017, he worked with Dyadic Innovations, LLC, a startup formed at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing that is developing an innovative breastfeeding diagnostic device. There he stepped into a Director of Entrepreneurial Activities role and represented the startup in two accelerator programs.
Stamford Advocate – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma accounted for about 3 percent of the prescription opioids produced in the U.S. between 2006 and 2012, according to newly released federal data — but the disclosure of the small market share is unlikely to tamp down the intense legal pressure from the state of Connecticut and hundreds of other plaintiffs.
UConn Today – Game-show contestant James Holzhauer developed a strategy to quickly maximize the amount of money he won, says OPIM professor David Bergman.Continue Reading
When it comes to the aerospace industry, PCX Aerostructures is in the big leagues.Continue Reading
Four UConn students, Caleb Sleeby (Business Management and Digital Marketing), Aakash Balaji (Computer Science and Engineering), Zach Zambuto (Computer Science and Engineering), and Alex Mueller (Computer Science and Engineering), develop a smartphone app called Follow which functions as a digital business card and makes it easier for people to connect across all of their social media accounts.
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A team of UConn students earned third place in the 2019 International Big Data & Analytics Education Conference with their passionate presentation on “The Catastrophic Effects of Global Warming—The Forces at Play.” Continue Reading
Beloved business law professor Vincent Carrafiello, a two-time alumnus who devoted 52 years to educating UConn students, passed away on Saturday at age 78.Continue Reading
UConn Today – Turfgrass covers more than 40 million acres of land in the continental United States, including lawns, parks, commercial landscapes, sports fields and golf courses. It is the single largest irrigated crop in the nation.
Turfgrasses are grass species with qualities that make them well suited for these uses. They tolerate frequent mowing, withstand intense traffic and form dense, uniform surfaces. They create places to play sports or relax outdoors; reduce soil erosion; reduce dust and mud problems around homes, schools and businesses; and create clear sight lines along highways.