Hartford Business Journal – Connecticut Innovations has awarded $500,000 in venture funding to LambdaVision, a company spun out of UConn research, to further its work on a retinal implant to cure vision loss for millions of people worldwide.
Alumnus Brian Paganini ’03 Designed, Runs State’s First Food Waste-to-Energy Facility
When a truck carrying 78,000 pounds of frozen chicken crashed on I-91 in Meriden, Conn., last summer, the food was deemed unsafe to eat and had to be destroyed.
A year prior, the chicken would probably have been incinerated. Continue Reading
Great Data Presentations Give Businesses an Edge, Says Course Instructor Adam Ware
The UConn School of Business’ Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI), in partnership with Stronger International, is planning a series of webinars, a networking event and courses to help business professionals stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly changing field of information presentation and data visualization. Continue Reading
Westfair Communications – The CEO of an international cloud software company headquartered in Norwalk and a data analytics leader at IBM Corp. will share their experiences, strategies and best practices at the fourth annual CEO Evolution seminar on June 14 at the University of Connecticut School of Business in Stamford.
School of Business Instrumental in Meeting State Goal
Sixty-nine Connecticut Registrars of Voters earned their certificates on April 21 after completing the first-ever professional training courses offered by the state. Continue Reading
The Daily Campus– In a world of heavy smartphone use, nearly everyone can relate to constant notifications and the “ping” signaling the arrival of another email in their inbox. This year, French employees gained a legal privilege through the “Right to Disconnect” law, which grants them the ability to put their work emails aside outside of normal business hours.
Security Experts Offer Warnings, Recommendations During UConn’s Cybercrime Prevention Conference
The world is in the throes of a love affair with mobile technology and it shows no signs of abating.
We love to do our banking on our phones, text our friends—whether a block away or halfway around the world—and even set our thermostats using our mobile devices.
But the freedom and power that technology gives to mobile users is also a gateway to trouble for professional hackers, said Roger Piqueras Jover, a wireless security research scientist at Bloomberg. Because every time your phone or mobile device switches to a different transmission tower, a passive eavesdropper in your vicinity could potentially track the location of your smartphone, he said. Continue Reading
UConn School of Business and EC-Council Partner To Train, Certify Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts
The University of Connecticut School of Business has partnered with the EC-Council Foundation to offer three distinctive courses for information technology experts who want to be certified in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.Continue Reading