Nora Madjar


Negotiation Champs

The winning team of the 4th Annual Business/Law Negotiation Competition. From left: Brooke Tinnerello '17, UConn law student, Christopher DiGiacomo '18 MBA, and Steven Lin, UConn law student. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
The winning team of the 4th Annual Business/Law Negotiation Competition. From left: Brooke Tinnerello ’17, UConn law student, Christopher DiGiacomo ’18 MBA, and Steven Lin, UConn law student. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

MBA Candidates, Law Students Test Skills in Two-Day UConn Negotiation Challenge

MBA candidate Chris DiGiacomo is accustomed to negotiating project dates and deadlines through his job as a program management specialist at Pratt & Whitney. Continue Reading


Faculty Creativity in Action

To spur creativity during the closing session, conference participants were given minimal resources such as old magazines and cardboard boxes, with which they created "toy theatres" at the Ballard Puppetry Museum. (Devin Basdekian/UConn School of Business)
To spur creativity during the closing session, conference participants were given minimal resources such as old magazines and cardboard boxes, with which they created “toy theatres” at the Ballard Puppetry Museum. (Devin Basdekian/UConn School of Business)

Cooking, Puppetry, Research All Part of Management’s Creativity Conference

How do you celebrate and inspire creativity when you have three dozen top creative scholars coming to campus? Continue Reading


Trams, Fast-Talk and New Friends: UConn Students Test Their Negotiation Skills In Vienna

In a twist to The Negotiation Challenge, preparation and negotiations were held on a tram in Vienna, Austria (Nora Madjar/UConn School of Business)
In a twist to The Negotiation Challenge, negotiations were held on a tram in Vienna, Austria (Nora Madjar/UConn School of Business)

Imagine trying to negotiate an agreement, while riding a tram around Vienna, one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and trying not to get distracted by all there is to see.

How well would you do?Continue Reading


Business Law Negotiation Competition

Business and law students participate in the Business Law Negotiation Competition (UConn School of Law)
Students participate in the Business Law Negotiation Competition (UConn School of Law)

Six Cross-Disciplinary Teams Compete in Annual Competition

About 40 UConn business and law students competed and collaborated recently in the second annual Business Law Negotiation Competition, working on the first day of the competition to settle a business dispute and on the second day to reach an agreement to build a dam. Continue Reading


Student-Athlete Strong: Morgan Tuck

UConn Today – UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field or on-court achievements, but there’s an equally important – often unseen – dimension to the student-athlete. UConn Today is publishing a series of profiles to highlight the academic prowess of these student-athletes. Follow along as we profile two athletes each month, and provide an inside look at the academic pursuits of these high-achieving student-athletes.

Morgan Tuck ’16 (BUS)


Business, Law Students Collaborate During UConn’s First Joint Negotiation Competition

The University of Connecticut School of Law hosted the first UConn Law School-UConn Business School Joint Negotiation Competition last month.

The event fostered professional achievement and collaboration among the students, with four MBA students continuing on to a regional competition at Villanova University in April.Continue Reading


Honor, Wisdom, Earnestness: Faculty and Students Recognized for Academic Achievements

School of Business Awards and Honors
The best and brightest of UConn School of Business were honored Friday morning, April 25 at the 2014 School of Business Awards & Honors ceremony. Honorees, family and friends gathered in the Dave Ivry Seminar Classroom at the School of Business in Storrs for the annual celebration, where 2014 Student Hall of Fame Fellows were recognized, Ackerman Scholars were awarded, Faculty Awards were presented, and new members were officially inducted to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.Continue Reading