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Do You Have What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur?

Frank Amaefuna, pictured, wants to create a business to provide concussion protocol for high school students. (Devin Basdekian/UConn School of Business)
Frank Amaefuna, pictured, wants to create a business to provide concussion protocol for high school students. (Devin Basdekian/UConn School of Business)

More than 300 Sign-up for iQ Kickoff As Entrepreneurship Takes Root at UConn

When he was a high school lacrosse player, Frank Amaefuna took a slash from an opponent. Although he was wearing a helmet, his head smacked the ground hard. Continue Reading






Negotiation Champs

The winning team of the 4th Annual Business/Law Negotiation Competition. From left: Brooke Tinnerello '17, UConn law student, Christopher DiGiacomo '18 MBA, and Steven Lin, UConn law student. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
The winning team of the 4th Annual Business/Law Negotiation Competition. From left: Brooke Tinnerello ’17, UConn law student, Christopher DiGiacomo ’18 MBA, and Steven Lin, UConn law student. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

MBA Candidates, Law Students Test Skills in Two-Day UConn Negotiation Challenge

MBA candidate Chris DiGiacomo is accustomed to negotiating project dates and deadlines through his job as a program management specialist at Pratt & Whitney. Continue Reading


MBA Alumni Report Sizable Salary Increase

UConn MBA graduates have the third highest "salary uplift" both in the United States and the world among their peers. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
UConn MBA graduates have the third highest “salary uplift” both in the United States and the world among their peers. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

MBA Program Ranks Third in the World for New Alumni “Salary Uplift”

Jessica V. Hoffman did her homework before selecting UConn to pursue an MBA.

“If I was going to take two years off from work, I wanted to come out with impressive job opportunities,” said Hoffman, who earned her UConn MBA in 2014 and is now a senior vice president at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

“It ultimately came down to UConn or Notre Dame. I found that UConn graduates were getting a great education and being hired by the same companies as the alumni from other MBA programs,” she said. “But UConn’s tuition was a fraction of the cost of the others.” Continue Reading



Accelerate UConn Helps Students Commercialize New Technologies

The Daily Campus– University of Connecticut students can now apply to complete a seven-week long course which presents serious topics, such as science and business, in an entrepreneurial context with Accelerate UConn, a project whose mission is to support students who are commercializing new technologies and discoveries.


Creating the Ideal Team for Mars Exploration Focus of Natural History Museum Lecture at UConn

Hartford Courant Community– he Connecticut State Museum of Natural History at UConn presents “Mission to Mars: Creating the Ideal Team for Human Space Exploration,” a lecture by Dr. John Mathieu, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Management, School of Business, UConn. The lecture will be held on Saturday, February 10, 10 am in the Biology/Physics Building, Room 130, UConn Storrs Campus.