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Innovation Award Bestowed on OPIM Professor Who Inspires Students to Embrace Emerging Tech

Professor Jon Moore in the OPIM Innovate Lab (Contributed Photo)
Professor Jon Moore in the OPIM Innovate Lab (Contributed Photo)

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


Hanover Challenge: Students’ Ideas Impressed Insurance Experts

UConn Students pose at a conference table
Left to right, Karan Shridharani (MIS), Aaron Selenica (Business Data Analytics), and Jeremy Mogollon (Business Administration), during the Hanover Image Analytics Challenge. (Contributed Photo)

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


Data Analytics: The Newest Tool of Aquaponic Agriculture

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.

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Homegrown Hydroponics Project Spreads Around the World

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.


Undergraduate non-profit teams up with UConn Child Development lab

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.


Hannah Bonitz ’19: Applying Analytics For Social Good

Hannah Bonitz '19 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Hannah Bonitz ’19 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

For her senior honors thesis, Hannah Bonitz is working to create a platform that would help law enforcement and other agencies to coordinate efforts to combat modern-day slavery. Continue Reading