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
Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley Tells Risk Executives That America Always Withstands Challenges, Divisions
Take a collective deep breath, Americans.
As a nation, we will survive these turbulent, highly charged political times, much as we have throughout the rocky course of our history, said Douglas Brinkley, the CNN presidential historian and a professor of history at Rice University. Continue Reading
The Third Annual Risk Management Academic Conference succeeded in its mission to bring together top academic researchers on the frontier of risk management and investments. Continue Reading
Experts Encourage UConn Finance Students To Seek Jobs in Most Prestigious, Demanding Sectors
Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business.
“The conference continues the School of Business efforts to make a greater push to place students in more prestigious and demanding areas of the financial sector,” said Professor Larry Gramling, associate dean for undergraduate programs. Continue Reading
UConn Finance Students Victorious at Highly Competitive Cornell Stock Pitch Contest
A team of UConn undergraduate finance students took third place in the highly prestigious Cornell Stock Pitch Challenge in Boston, going toe-to-toe with teams from Harvard, Columbia, Duke, Notre Dame and Amherst.
“We are very proud of our students’ success in the face of extremely tough competition,” said finance professor and department head Chinmoy Ghosh. “Their success confirms what we already know, that our students are able to compete and win against anyone.” Continue Reading
HTCampus – The Finance Forum of N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research organized a seminar on “Risk Management” on August 10, 2016.
The seminar was delivered by Dr. Chinmoy Ghosh, Head of the Department of Finance at School of Business, University of Connecticut, USA.
Shantaram Hegde Will Teach, Mentor, Encourage Colleagues in India
One of the most respected and accomplished faculty members in the Finance Department has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to mentor doctoral students and faculty in India.
Professor Shantaram ‘Shanta’ Hegde said he is pleased to have received the Fulbright, which is one of the most competitive, prestigious and selective awards in the world. His assignment is to instruct some 30- to 40- students and faculty on financial research, a field in which he is considered one of the most prolific journal contributors in the United States.Continue Reading