Hartford Courant – In high school science classes in Pennsylvania, Mark Smith used just a standard, tabletop microscope to magnify the samples of minerals and rocks that would inspire him to become a geologist.
But in his free time, the teenager was helping to build a much more powerful device — a macro photography system that could compete with the best on the market to produce ultra-high resolution, full-color images of the tiniest things on Earth.
CTStartup Podcast– You may not have heard of it, but CRISPR (that stands for “clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats”) could change the face of modern medicine as we know it. Many startups are involved in trying to utilize CRISPR to cure diseases, but a couple of college students may have already beaten them to the punch.
UConn students Ryan Englander and Nandan Tumu are developing a way to use CRISPR as a means of fighting off certain kinds of cancers even after they’re developed. Could these two college students find the cancer breakthrough that has eluded modern medicine for so long?
CTStartup Podcast– The plight of EpiPen users has been brought into the public consciousness this past year, inspiring two young entrepreneurs to conceive of a smaller, better way to deliver life-saving epinephrine.
Join Chris and Eric as they talk about the inspiration and potential with two members of the four-person team behind this mobile and cost-effective EpiPen replacement.
CTStartup Podcast– In this entry of our UConn Innovation Quest series, we speak to Andrew Ginzberg of LOKI, a new app that aims to evolve the live streaming market, as well as revolutionize the news and media industry.
Through broadcasters, LOKI hopes to provide full coverage of events with 0 production costs, and also provide viewers individual and customizable ways to watch any live event.
CTStartup Podcast– CTStartup was invited to interview the finalists of UConn’s Innovation Quest, a startup incubator program that seeks to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.
Appropriately enough, our first interview is with Ali Oshinskie of Podstores, who hops to turn this casting medium into an effective way for businesses to tell their story to consumers. Tune in for what could be the future of business podcasting.
“The UConn School of Business was the foundation for everything I did in my career. It set me on a great course,” said Eugene F. Martin III, ’87, ’89 MBA, president and CEO of Gordon Brothers Finance Co. “If a career is a pyramid, you need a strong foundation. That came from my education at UConn.” Continue Reading
The School of Business is experiencing substantial and exciting growth. Our undergraduate majors are ‘red hot’ because they offer the ideal combination of intellectual challenge, career potential and financial reward. Our undergraduate enrollment is up 36 percent since 2012. Continue Reading
Freshman Michael Mayo has dreams of building a roller-skating business adjacent to his alma mater, New Britain High School. His goal would be to afford students some much-needed recreation while also offering them classes and hands-on knowledge about how to run a business. Continue Reading