Claire Hall

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(Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Prestigious AACSB International Re-Accredits School of Business, Accounting Program

The prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), considered by many to be the ‘gold standard’ of accrediting organizations, has re-accredited the School of Business and, separately, its Accounting program. “It is a tremendous honor to be re-accredited by AACSB and to be recognized among the leading business schools in the world,” said […]

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Deloitte Foundation Funding Helps UConn Attract, Retain High-Performing Accounting Educators

The Deloitte Foundation, together with a team of passionate Deloitte alumni, has donated $1 million to help attract and retain high-performing educators within UConn’s prestigious accounting program. The gift is one of the largest in the Accounting Department’s history and has led to the creation of the Deloitte Foundation Professorship and the Deloitte Foundation Faculty […]

Elijah Taitel (above) showing off his creation, the ProVelcocity Bat. Elijah's startup is one of ten selected to participate in the 2021 CCEI Summer Fellowship. (contributed photo)

CCEI Helps 10 UConn-Affiliated Startups Grow, Prepare to Impact the World

Senior Elijah Taitel loves baseball, and has spent the last few years creating the ProVelocity Bat, a unique training device designed to improve the swing of everyone from Little Leaguers to MLB players. Sophomore Raina Jain’s passion revolves around the environment, and, more specifically honey bees. Her Queen Bee startup is preparing to sell an […]

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Executive MBA Program Offers New, Convenient ‘HomeLink’ Option for Fall ’21

UConn’s popular Executive MBA program is launching a ‘HomeLink’ option this fall that will enable students to participate in some live classes from their homes and require in-person attendance one weekend every other month. “Our Executive MBA program is exactly what many rising leaders are seeking, not only because of the rigor of the program […]

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UConn Magazine: The Test Drive

Vishal Patel ’21 (BUS, CLAS) sampled primary care as an EMT.

UConn To Offer Master’s in Fintech To Meet Demands of Rapid Change in Finance Industry

From blockchain to mobile payments, the world of finance is changing, and UConn aims to make students ready for it

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