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Competition Yields Revenue Ideas for Women’s Fund

The first place team in the CWEALF Case Competition.  Left to right - Caitlyn Pesavento, Elizabeth Gallucci, and Anne Trager. (Contributed Photo)
The first place team in the CWEALF Case Competition. Left to right – Caitlyn Pesavento, Elizabeth Gallucci, and Anne Trager. (Contributed Photo)

The Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) got some fresh ideas for revenue growth, and UConn students gained hands-on experience in management consulting, thanks to a recent case competition hosted by the business school’s Management Department.Continue Reading



Building a Successful Startup with UConn Support

In less than six years, Cremins turned the company he began at UConn into a sought-after enterprise. He recently sold it to Elkay, an international manufacturing company known for water fountains and bottle filling stations commonly found in offices, schools, gyms, airports, and hotels.Continue Reading


Homegrown Hydroponics Project Spreads Around the World

UConn Today – Heiden started the non-profit organization Levo International in his freshman year at UConn to bring hydroponics to those in need in both Haiti and in Connecticut. He soon reached out to Jonathan Moore, an instructor at the operations and information management department (OPIM) in the School of Business.


xCITE Conference: Bolster Women Entrepreneurs by Starting Younger

xCITE 2019 Keynote Speaker Cristal Glangchai (Zack Wussow/Zack Wussow Media)
xCITE 2019 Keynote Speaker Cristal Glangchai (Zack Wussow/Zack Wussow Media)

When Cristal Glangchai asked a 5-year-old girl if there was a problem in her life that she would like to solve, the youngster said she was tired of getting scolded for eating Play-Doh. Continue Reading


Lawsuit: Sackler Emails ‘Shocking and Offensive’ to Opioid Victims

CT Post – Connecticut Attorney General William Tong released Tuesday an unredacted version of the state’s lawsuit against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, revealing emails from 2001 that he said showed company co-owner and former CEO and President Richard Sackler’s “shocking and offensive” disregard for victims of the opioid crisis — an assertion contested by Sackler’s attorney.