Claire Hall

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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.

Economic and financial impact during the Covid-19 health crisis deepens. Businesswoman with protective face mask checking financial trading data on smartphone by the stock exchange market display screen board in downtown financial district showing stock market crash sell-off in red colour

New Business Law Program Promises Answers To Tough Questions on Equality, Inclusion

A new online speaker series aims to answer business law questions ranging from LGBTQ inclusion to workplace rules governing COVID-19 issues.

Student entrepreneur Elijah Taitel holds his invention, the Velocity Pro Bat, in front of a UConn banner.

UConn Entrepreneur Smashes a Home Run With Sophisticated Baseball-Training Invention

Elijah Taitel '22 (BUS, ENG) swung for the fences in his first at-bat as an entrepreneur, and notched a grand slam.

Geno sitting at his desk talking

Geno Auriemma Supports New Program to Further Boost UConn Grad Students at the Recruiting Table

Geno Auriemma is partnering with the UConn School of Business by supporting a new lecture-and-workshop series to help 2,000 graduate business students enhanced their leadership skills.

Student entrepreneur Peter Goggins, winner of the Wolff New Ventures competition

Fish-food Entrepreneur Wins UConn’s Wolff Startup Competition

Student entrepreneur Peter Goggins '21 (CAHNR) has won the Wolff New Venture Competition, which boosts UConn-connected startup companies.

A photo collage showing the finalists in this year's Wolff New Venture Competition.

Five UConn-Affiliated Startups Vie For Recognition, Funding at Prestigious Wolff Competition

UConn-affiliated startups in fields ranging from medicine to fish food are finalists in this year's Wolff New Venture Competition.

Two Months From Graduation, Xavier Cole ’20 (BUS) Says: ‘Make Excuses, Or Make It Happen’

Xavier Cole '20 (BUS), primed for graduation in December, has overcome obstacles in life that would have been the undoing of most people.

scared woman looking at broken microwave in kitchen

Marketing Professors: Consumers Are Suspicious When Companies Exceed Expectations on Product Recalls

Companies that are overly generous in handling product recalls surprisingly face harsher judgement from consumers, according to a UConn researcher's findings.