UConn Professor Tim Folta Finds that NIH-Funded Cancer Research Produces Newer, More Impactful Meds
The National Institutes of Health have historically had a profound impact on the creation of innovative and impactful cancer drugs and are more likely to endorse first-in-class medications than other funders. Continue Reading
Professor Lurie Discovers Visual Technologies Foster Persuasion, Agreement among Virtual Teams
In a business climate where colleagues may never share office space or even meet face-to-face, Marketing Professor Nicholas Lurie has found that more visual information technologies can help virtual teams build consensus under tight deadlines. Continue Reading
Savvy Social Media Tactics Boosted Airline Industry Following Devastating Crash
The crash of a passenger airplane is the ultimate public relations crisis for the airline industry.
But the opportunity to explore the way a distressed airline—and its competitors—handle that crisis on social media provides an outline for many different companies on the right and wrong way to address an industry emergency, said OPIM Professor Shu He. Continue Reading
UConn Professors Find that Some Self-Reporting is Flawed
Nursing homes may be inflating their self-assessments in an effort to improve their Medicare star ratings, according to a new study by UConn OPIM professors Niam Yaraghi and Ram Gopal and their colleague, Xu Han ’17 Ph.D. Continue Reading
Hello to friends and colleagues across the country and around the world! The beginning of a new academic year is filled with energy and excitement, both for our students and our faculty. This year that momentum is augmented by a team of new faculty members who bring both extensive research accomplishments and a love of teaching to UConn.
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education – Ugochukwu O. Etudo, a new assistant professor of operations and information management in the School of Business on the Stamford campus of the University of Connecticut, has developed software that can be used to search the internet and the so-called “Dark Web” to identify websites that espouse radical views and violent behavior.
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.