The 2015 Ph.D. Student Speaker Series launched on Friday, October 2, 2015, as finance doctoral students welcomed Professor Kent Daniel from Columbia University.
Professor Daniel met with doctoral students, faculty, and presented his latest work at a well-attended seminar. Kent is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has served as an associate editor for the Journal of Finance, as a director of the American Finance Association, and as a director of the Western Finance Assocation.Continue Reading
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“Women in the Corporate Boardroom: A Business Imperative for American Companies,’’ is the topic of a Sept. 16 program at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Business, the Connecticut State Treasurer’s Office and the Connecticut Forum.
Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, will moderate a panel of experts who will discuss various viewpoints, enhanced by their own experiences and research, in addressing the shortage of women in the boardroom.Continue Reading
Tuesday evening, MSBAPM and other graduate programs learned how Aetna, one of the biggest health care and insurance companies in the United States, drives change and innovation in the field of analytics and the skills required for teams working in IT Analytics areas. Continue Reading
When a major retailer had a security breach, and consumer information was compromised, it created a ripple effect at Stamford-based First County Bank.
First County Bank customers inundated their local branches seeking new debit cards, and many wanted replacements right away. The bank is able to produce about 1,000 new cards a day in-house, but has to contract out for bigger projects, said John Bonora, senior vice president and chief risk officer at the bank, and a 2011 graduate of UConn’s MSFRM program.Continue Reading
Offered only during spring semesters, these seminars afford students the opportunity to earn a Professional Development Certificate from the School of Business while learning from international business leaders. This certificate is available to all graduate and undergraduate UConn students, and students may earn a certificate each spring semester if they so choose. A certificate is achieved by attending three out of the four GBLSS lectures offered during the semester (students complete and submit a registration form at each of the three lectures attended). It is a great place to network and will enhance the understanding of the global economy. Continue Reading
The University of Connecticut School of Business will offer a free breakfast seminar for the business community titled, “Long-term Thinking in a Short-term World,’’ from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. February 24 at the Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, downtown Hartford.Continue Reading