With Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) exploding in growth and professional intrigue, the School of Business offered a financial conference to explore the business model, its advantages, and challenges.
Some 275 people participated in the UConn SPAC Conference, believed to be the first university-sponsored conference of its kind in the nation.Continue Reading
UConn Today – A team of Stamford-based UConn business graduate students won the highly competitive 2021 Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge, topping almost 500 teams from around the world.
The winning team credited its success to a professor’s advice to make smart and bold decisions, an investment strategy that identified underdog companies that were responding to market demands, and their UConn education that prepared them for thorough assessments of prospective investments.
The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is ranked among the Top 3 programs worldwide in research excellence, and boasts two of the most productive contributors to prestigious real-estate academic journals.
The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked real estate programs based on the number of research articles accepted by the top three academic journals in the industry between 2016 and 2020. UConn had previously ranked Number 7.Continue Reading
CT Post – Experts say the vaccine rollout may be one reason people are not wearing masks as often, washing their hands as diligently or maintaining six feet of distance, regardless if they have been vaccinated themselves.
Those unfamiliar with the finance discipline sometimes underestimate the tremendous good that analysts and investors bring to the world, said Yiming Qian, who has just joined the faculty as a full professor and holds the new position of Toscano Family Chair in Finance.Continue Reading
The UConn Finance Department offers the top finance program in Connecticut and one of the best in the nation, according to College Factual.
UConn’s finance program was ranked No. 21 out of 389 schools nationwide, up five places from last year. This puts the program in the Top 10 percent of finance programs in the United States.
The UConn program was also ranked No. 1 in Connecticut, rising from second place last year.
“We are excited that the excellence of our program has been recognized by College Factual, and grateful for the hard work and dedication of our faculty, who prepare our students so well for their careers in finance,” said Chinmoy Ghosh, department head.
The publication, based in Troy, N.Y., is a leading source of college data analytics. Editors said that UConn features “superior outcomes for students earning finance and finance management degrees.” It also noted that average early-career earnings of UConn finance graduates are above $54,000, while mid-career earnings exceed $88,000, both significantly above the average.
Karnavati University– Dr. Chinmoy Ghosh, Gladstein Professor of Business and Innovation and Head of the Department of Finance at the School of Business, University of Connecticut, USA, took a long session with the Summer-9 students (2017-2019 batch) of UWSB, Kolkata on Friday, 17th August 2018.
More than a dozen graduate students in UConn’s Financial Risk Management program met with investment expert and alumnus Mark R. Shenkman on March 22, learning the secrets to capital management and asking him about everything from cryptocurrency to high-yield management. Continue Reading
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