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Management/Entrepreneurship Faculty Among Nation’s Top 10 Scholars

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Professors in the Management & Entrepreneurship Department are ranked among the Top 10 in the world for research productivity and high-quality scholarship.Continue Reading


Newly Re-Named ‘Department of Management and Entrepreneurship’ Reflects Growing Excitement About Innovation

Student Jack Tarca, pictured above, was able to accelerate the growth of his company through UConn's entrepreneurial support. (Contributed photo)
Student Jack Tarca, pictured above, was able to accelerate the growth of his company through UConn’s entrepreneurial support. (Contributed photo)

Student Jack Tarca may never have created his business, Find the Good Brand clothing company, if it weren’t for the entrepreneurship guidance he received at UConn.

“UConn gave me the confidence to start my own venture and build my clothing brand into a meaningful and impactful business,” said Tarca, a senior majoring in management. “The curriculum has allowed me to see a sustainable future with my business, allowing me to pursue this as a career.”Continue Reading


Student Investors Endorse Their First Startup: A Gaming Company that Teaches Kids Social/Emotional Skills

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The recently created, student-run Hillside Venture Capital investment team has selected its first company to support–an educational-technology startup that strives to enhance social and emotional learning in children through a video-game app.Continue Reading


UConn Management Professors Among Most Prolific, Respected Researchers in Nation

Management faculty, including professor John Mathieu (above), are being recognized for their expertise and cutting edge research. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Management faculty, including professor John Mathieu (above), are being recognized for their expertise and cutting edge research. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The management faculty at the School of Business are among the most prolific and highly regarded in the nation, according to the latest rankings.Continue Reading



Top Management Scholar, Enthusiastic Entrepreneurship Mentor Evan Rawley to Join Faculty


Evan Rawley, an exceptional scholar and enthusiastic entrepreneurship mentor, has joined the School of Business faculty as an associate professor of management and entrepreneurship.

Greg Reilly, the head of the management department, said Rawley will be a tremendous asset to the school.Continue Reading


UConn MBA Program Ranked Among Public Top 20

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The Financial Times released its highly regarded 2020 MBA rankings today and the UConn MBA program was among the Top 20 public universities for its academic rigor.

The UConn MBA ranked No. 16, up from No. 20 last year, in the category of public MBA programs in the U.S. It also ranked No. 5 in value for the money compared with its public peer institutions.Continue Reading



UConn’s MS Degree in Human Resources Draws Diverse Specialists


As academic director for UConn’s Graduate Programs in Human Resources, I had the pleasure of welcoming 39 new master’s students to campus earlier this fall. We are excited to have a student cohort with a wide range of prior experience and knowledge coming into the program, because we believe such diversity enriches the classroom and online discussions with varied perspectives, beliefs and questions. Continue Reading


Indeed HR Execs: Employee Engagement is Key

Stamford Advocate/em> – Job-search firm Indeed employs some 5,300 people worldwide — and executives say they want to hear from every member of the contingent.

In a panel discussion Wednesday night at the University of Connecticut’s downtown campus, four of the Stamford-based company’s HR executives outlined their organization’s efforts to engage employees. They said they are making progress on a number of initiatives to allow workers to effectively give and receive feedback.

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