When OPIM professor Jon Moore wanted to teach undergraduates the significance of emerging technology, he created a hands-on classroom at UConn’s Spring Valley Farm that used data analytics and tech to grow herbs and keep fish healthy.
Moore, who has been described by his former students as visionary, inspirational, and committed to their success, has been awarded the 2022 Teaching Innovation Award by UConn’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.Continue Reading
UConn students recently completed a first-of-its-kind, semester-long challenge, analyzing and presenting data to help The Hanover Insurance Co. gain better insight into their present and future customer base.Continue Reading
iGrow News – Colleges across the country are looking for creative ways to give students hands-on, real-world experience using technology to solve problems. It makes sense: Proficiency in this area is one of the most in-demand skills in the workforce.
Jonathan Moore, academic director of the management information systems program at the University of Connecticut, developed a program that teaches data analytics and, in a unique twist, lets students hone their skills by helping fellow students.
UConn Today – Heiden started the non-profit organization Levo International in his freshman year at UConn to bring hydroponics to those in need in both Haiti and in Connecticut. He soon reached out to Jonathan Moore, an instructor at the operations and information management department (OPIM) in the School of Business.
Daily Campus – The partnership between Levo International and UConn Child Labs will pilot the non-profit’s first solar-powered hydroponic system, founder of Levo International and a sixth-semester applied and resource economics major with a concentration in international development Christian Heiden, said.
Silicon Angle – If anybody wants a good job in technology these days, they’re going to have to get familiar with data analytics. Heck, a lot of jobs outside of tech are starting to demand some data literacy. Savvy schools are helping students pregame for the job hunt with courses that teach hands-on data analytics.