School of Business senior Aaron McLean from Southborough, Mass., is enjoying his last year on the UConn football team while simultaneously preparing for a career in business. In a recent interview he shared his dedication to hard work, his love of movies, and insight into the person who is his biggest sideline fan. Continue Reading
The UConn School of Business has established a Student Managed Fund (SMF) program in Stamford, allowing students to learn about investment strategies and then invest a $500,000 endowment under the watchful eye of investment advisers. The original program was established in Storrs in 2000, and has launched the careers of many investment professionals.Continue Reading
Knowing that your project partner used to own a business, earned a specialized degree, or is a technology genius can foster improved working partnerships.
But the fact that she likes chocolate ice cream, fast cars, and Major League Baseball isn’t essential to a productive business collaboration, and can even be detrimental to productivity.Continue Reading
Editor’s Note: Junau Boucard completed the NYC Marathon on Sunday in 4 hours, 29 minutes and 54 seconds. Heartfelt congratulations, Junau, from UConn Nation!
Leaving an Impact on the World
During the grueling, 26.2-mile New York City Marathon in November, Junau Boucard, a second-year UConn MBA student, will have plenty of time to think.Continue Reading
A new industry-academic initiative to increase entrepreneurial education and output among the state’s top researchers has been launched recently by the University of Connecticut, Unilever, Quinnipiac and Wesleyan Universities, and The Jackson Laboratory, with funding through a grant from the CTNext Higher Education Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund.
One grew up in the shadow of UConn and the other, on a distant continent. But Stephanie Knowlton and Reza Amin are happy they made their trip to the state’s flagship university – no matter the route.Continue Reading
You may not know exactly what job is the perfect fit for you, but a keen sense of who you are and what is valuable to you will help ensure you find your path and enjoy the ride to success.Continue Reading
This past weekend I took a bus to Munich to experience the well-known Oktoberfest (known as Wiesn by locals). Oktoberfest is the largest celebration in Europe! I met some of my closest friends from UConn to go to the fair with. It was very comforting to see faces from home after being away for some time. When out exploring the world, sometimes I find that my life and friends back home creep to the back of my mind. It’s simply because I am so focused on enjoying every moment so deeply that my phone doesn’t make it out of my bag as much as it does back home.Continue Reading
Increased awareness about certain types of cybersecurity breaches leads companies to make improvements, according to a new international study by a University of Connecticut researcher and her counterparts.
The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI) recently announced a research seminar series aimed at furthering professorial interest and expertise in entrepreneurship and innovation.Continue Reading