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UConn School of Business faculty, like Professor Robert Bird (Pictured above) are presenting short courses to give prospective graduate students a taste of what a UConn education would be like (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

UConn Business Professors Present Five, Free Mini-Courses to Showcase Graduate Classes

The UConn School of Business is offering five mini-courses to showcase the expertise of its faculty. Although the programs were designed for prospective graduate students, anyone is welcome to join the one-hour, online courses free of charge. Topics range from “Overcoming Your own Biases to Make Better Ethical Decisions” to “If you Are so Smart, […]

A close up of a Black hair stylist braiding a Black woman's hair. Connecticut recently outlawed workplace discrimination based on hairstyle, which UConn alumni and faculty members say is long overdue, especially for Black and Latino workers.

New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

The law is a victory for Black and Latino workers who have long felt pressure to change their natural hairstyles to conform with an unfair standard.

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UConn To Debut New Online MBA Program

The program will welcome its first 40-member cohort in late August.

Alumna: Happiness Isn’t as Elusive as it May Seem

Documentary film finds happiness is a choice


Negotiation Challenge Participant: ‘I Learned How to Stand My Ground’

Although MBA student Nishant Jain and his team won first-place in the 6th Annual Business Law Negotiation competition last week, there really was no way to lose, he said. “The ability to negotiate is a necessary skillset for any professional, and to be able to develop and refine this skill was a fantastic opportunity,” said […]

Wolff Family Philanthropy Champions UConn Entrepreneurs with ‘Unstoppable Ambition’

Building a lasting legacy through the work of UConn entrepreneurs.

People walk by a GameStop store in Brooklyn on January 28, 2021 in New York City

Finance Experts, Rookies Watch Cautiously As Reddit Users Snap Up GameStop Stock

What 'GameStonk' might mean for the market in the future.

UConn Professor David Bergman, sitting at a desk and talking to an off-screen interlocutor, recently won $2.5 million in a fantasy football contest using skills he teaches to students.

Business Professor Wins $2.5 Million Fantasy Football Jackpot Using the Concepts He Teaches Students

For David Bergman, applying his knowledge and skills to the "cool math problem" of fantasy football has paid off - literally.

UConn graduate Dean Mahoney, founder of the 'Merican Mule cocktail company, posing with a pool cue.

Alum Who Created ‘Merican Mule Cocktail Company Has Plenty to Celebrate

Dean Mahoney '09 (BUS) is in high spirits, as the cocktail company he founded in South Norwalk continues to grow.

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UConn Management Professor: Workplace Interruptions Jeopardize Productivity

UConn management expert Nora Madjar says even seemingly small interruptions in the workplace can end up having negative effects on workers.