A team of finance students took second place in this year’s Hartford CFA Institute Research Challenge. The award capped off senior year for three of the four team members, whose 20-page report analyzing a publicly traded company impressed the judges.Continue Reading
Shreya Murthy ’21, Triple Major and University Scholar, Examines Aviation Safety
Maybe it was because she took her first transcontinental flight at 4-months old, or that she’s flown some 60 times since, but junior Shreya Murthy is fascinated by commercial aviation.Continue Reading
Coveted Class: Financial Services
Associate professor-in-residence in finance, Paul Gilson grew up in the Thames River town of Gravesend, 20 miles east of London, and earned a degree in mathematics from Bristol University. His plan was always to go on to a Ph.D. “But first,” he says, “I needed a job.” So he went to work in London for KPMG, the global accounting giant. His first day at the office, stock markets around the world collapsed in the Black Monday crash of 1987, still the greatest one-day loss by percentage in Dow history. During the long recovery that followed, KPMG was kept very busy, and Gilson gained extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, a specialty of his department. “The late 1980s in London,” he says. “It was an exciting time.” Continue Reading
How to Work Effectively and Collaboratively in a Family Business
Working in and for a family business requires a unique understanding of family dynamics and values.
The UConn School of Business is currently offering its Spring 2018 Family Business Executive Education Program. Continue Reading
UConn Comes in Third at Annual Cornell Stock Pitch Competition
A team from the University of Connecticut came in third place at the annual Cornell Stock Pitch Competition on Sept. 15, just behind second-place winner Columbia and first-place winner Notre Dame. Continue Reading
Welcome New Faculty
School of Business Adds 14 Professors to Ranks
An OPIM professor with a near-perfect student rating, an expert in entrepreneurship and startups, an MSA graduate who wants to help lead the program she loves, and a management professor who specializes in international business growth are among 14 new faculty members joining the School of Business for the Fall 2016 semester.
Our new faculty include: Continue Reading