The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is ranked among the Top 3 programs worldwide in research excellence, and boasts two of the most productive contributors to prestigious real-estate academic journals.
The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked real estate programs based on the number of research articles accepted by the top three academic journals in the industry between 2016 and 2020. UConn had previously ranked Number 7.Continue Reading
Professor Katherine Pancak, new academic director of Stamford business programs. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor Katherine Pancak, a well-respected finance and real estate professor and champion of the Stamford campus, has been named as the Academic Director of Business at the Fairfield-County campus.Continue Reading
For years, Real Estate Professor John Clapp has been warning of the over-construction of malls and shopping centers, recognizing that the economy wasn’t going to be able to support so many retail locations.Continue Reading
The Real Estate Center held its annual end-of-year banquet on Thursday evening in the Rome Ballroom, honoring outstanding students, alumni and other achievers in the field of commercial real estate.
Among those honored were: William Carlson, senior managing director at Cigna, with the Lifetime Achievement Award; Keith Kockenmeister, senior managing director of Kroll Bond Ratings, with Distinguished Alumni of the Year; and Caleb S. Manchester, president of Gansett Ventures with Alumni of the Year.
In addition, the Early Career Alumni Award went to Erik Edeen, director of Avision Young, and Mallika Winsor, senior associate at Cushman & Wakefield. Student of the Year was Caci Rhuda and the Industry Partner Award went to Cushman & Wakefield.
Finance Professor Katherine Pancak was honored for Best Reviewer by the Journal of Housing Research.
Katherine is a Professor of Finance and Real Estate at UCONN in Stamford. She teaches both live and online undergraduate and graduate courses in finance and real estate including Financial Management, Personal Finance and Real Estate Principles. Professor Pancak conducts research on real estate law topics and has been published in a variety of real estate journals including Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Housing Research and Real Estate Law Journal.
Katherine received the award during the April 2019 American Real Estate Society meetings in Arizona.
During a recent tour of campus with a group of wide-eyed prospective students, senior Theo Felopulos talked about the time President Herbst played oozeball in the mud with undergrads. He also recalled how his friend was designing candy bars with a 3D printer, and dropped off the leftovers at Felopulos’ house.Continue Reading