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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


OPIM Innovate Allows Immersion in Emerging Tech

Carina Zamudio ’19 (CLAS) (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
With a virtual reality headset on, junior Carina Zamudio ’19 (CLAS) spent part of a recent Friday afternoon at the OPIM Innovate Lab trying to slay villains who were intent on breaching the security around a virtual castle. The lab offers students, faculty, and staff members the chance to experiment with five different emerging technologies and acquire new skills. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

With a virtual reality headset on, junior Carina Zamudio spent part of a Friday afternoon trying to slay villains who were intent on breaching the security around a virtual castle. Continue Reading


Op-Ed: How Privacy Concerns Drive Website Business Models

UConn Today– As is evident with the current Facebook crisis, third parties pose a significant potential privacy risk to visitors. But Facebook is not the only website using them. The convenience of easy sign-ins with Google or Twitter accounts also results in immediate identification with third parties.


Student-Athlete Strong: Tosin Adeniyi

Student-athlete Tosin Adeniyi ’18 (BUS), Women’s Volleyball, speaks with her advisor, Ingrid Hohmann. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)
Student-athlete Tosin Adeniyi ’18 (BUS), Women’s Volleyball, speaks with her advisor, Ingrid Hohmann. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn Today – UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field achievements, but there’s an equally important – often unseen – dimension to the student-athlete.

Tosin Adeniyi ’18 (BUS)

Hometown and high school: Springfield, Illinois; Chatham-Glenwood High School

Sport:
Women’s Volleyball, middle blocker

Area of study: Management Information Systems

Anticipated graduation: May 2018

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Blockchain Workshop

On Friday November 10, the Operations and Information Management (OPIM) department held a workshop on Blockchain. In his third workshop of the semester, adjunct professor Stephen Fitzgerald, a UConn alumnus and Management Information Systems (MIS) graduate, was faced with the difficult task of explaining the intricacies of Blockchain in a ninety minute time frame.

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OPIM Alumni Networking Dinner 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, the Operations and Information Management Department (OPIM) held its 2nd annual Networking Dinner. This dinner is held for UConn School of Business Management Information Systems (MIS), Business Data Analytics (BDA), and Business Technology students, past and present, in order to enhance their networking skills and connect with people of similar backgrounds and interests.

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