A team of students from the MS in Financial Risk Management program in Hartford came in second place in a regional Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) risk-management competition, and have qualified for the international competition April 14 in New York City. Continue Reading
UConn Net Impact Graduate Chapter – On October 13th, 2017, UConn’s Graduate Net Impact Chapter hosted a volunteer day for Riverfront Recapture, a non-profit organization that manages downtown Hartford’s riverfront park system.
Industry Experts, Alumni, Prospective Students Attend UConn’s First International Risk Management Conference in Shanghai
In an effort to expand and reinforce the international reputation of the School of Business, especially its finance programs, UConn held its first International Risk Management Conference in Shanghai, China, on Aug. 11. Continue Reading
Expert Advice: “Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable”
Jeffrey Hudson Jr. ’07 MBA, the co-founder of One Light Research, a media and operations advisory firm dedicated to setting strategy and growth for Fortune 500 clients, had three key pieces of advice for UConn graduate students: Continue Reading
Business Alumni Overjoyed with Direction of Stamford Campus; Opening of New Residence Hall
Pengfei Yang ’15 MSBAPM is several years into a great career as a senior business analyst at Charter Communications, but on Aug. 17 he longed to be a UConn student again.
Yang was among 75 School of Business alumni gathered at a rooftop reception celebrating the opening of the first residence hall to serve the Stamford campus, located at 900 Washington Boulevard in the heart of downtown. Continue Reading
Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley Tells Risk Executives That America Always Withstands Challenges, Divisions
Take a collective deep breath, Americans.
As a nation, we will survive these turbulent, highly charged political times, much as we have throughout the rocky course of our history, said Douglas Brinkley, the CNN presidential historian and a professor of history at Rice University. Continue Reading
The University of Connecticut’s downtown hub stands about 100 miles from its main campus. But it is no distant outpost.
UConn’s business school exemplifies the increasing prominence of the university in Stamford. Enrollment is growing and a major conference held last week reflects university officials’ view of the Stamford campus as an equal to the one in Storrs. Continue Reading