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Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown. Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.

New Business School Faculty for 2018

Four UConn alumni, high-ranking executives from Anthem and Electric Boat, and professors with ties to Harvard and Yale are among the new faculty joining the UConn School of Business this fall.

Professor Jeff Cohen , pictured above, at Union Station in Hartford, is studying the impact that a new passenger rail line will have on residential and commercial development. The train, which travels from New Haven to Springfield, Mass., with many stops in between, began service in June. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Cohen, Team to Analyze Growth Tied to New Rail Line

Urban planners and government leaders from across the country are expected to be paying close attention to the results of a newly-launched study of how convenient commuter train service impacts the economic growth and development of communities.

Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Women's Basketball program, shared stories of basketball, leadership and success with the new cohort of the Executive MBA program on Thursday. Lucy Gilson, head of the management department, served as event moderator. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Coach Auriemma Welcomes 2020 EMBAs, Shares Strategies

UConn Women's Basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma faced one of the biggest challenges of his life in the second grade.

A participant gets “a close up look at cancer” in the program at Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology in Lawrence, Kansas. (Peter R. van Dernoot)

Peter R. van Dernoot ’57: Hope Springs from Tragedy

A chance business assignment led Peter R. van Dernoot '57 to create a foundation for children whose parents are battling cancer. It has been one of the most gratifying accomplishments of his life.

Ying-Ying Hsieh, a professor at Imperial College London, explains her research on reconceptualizing organizational governance at UConn's Blockchain Technology & Organizations Research Symposium on Aug. 14 in Stamford. The event drew two dozen faculty and researchers from around the globe. (Nathan Oldham/UConn photo)

UConn Presents First-Ever Blockchain Symposium

More than two dozen researchers from around the world gathered at UConn's Stamford campus last week to discuss one of the hottest topics in business: How will the powerful and quickly-emerging Blockchain technology revolutionize businesses, both within organizations and between them?

Daniel Yasoshima '18 (Nathan Oldham/UConn photo)

Fellowship Program Features Top Entrepreneurs

It is a great thing to be an entrepreneur; it is even better to be an entrepreneur who can make a difference in the world. That’s the goal of the 10 teams of innovators who spent their summer at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI), refining and strengthening their start-ups.

Peyman Zamani '95 (ENG), '06 MBA, CEO of Logicbroker Inc. (Nathan Oldham/UConn Photo)

Alum’s E-Commerce Company Ensures Online Orders Arrive On Time and Intact

Peyton Zamani learned from his two degrees and multiple work experiences in setting up his own successful company.

Cyber security concept: lock on digital screen. (iStock Image)

Data Privacy Training for European Union Regs at Stamford

UConn is offering new training courses to prepare companies to comply with European Union data privacy regulations that went into effect this past May.

Matthew Bradford, who earned two degrees in accounting at UConn, earned one of the best CPA exam scores in the nation, and the top one in Connecticut, in 2017. (Nathan Oldham/UConn Photo)

Accounting Alumnus Earns Top Score on CPA Exam

Matthew Bradford, who earned two degrees in accounting at UConn, earned one of the best CPA exam scores in the nation, and the top one in Connecticut, in 2017.

Nadav Ullman ‘12 (BUS), the CEO, and Thomas Bachant ‘13 (ENG), co-founder and CTO of Dashride, outside their office on 5th Avenue in New York City. (Nathan Oldham/UConn Photo)

Alumni Help Taxi Industry Shift into Overdrive

Dashride, a company founded by two UConn alums, has its roots in UConn's safe-driving effort and entrepreneurial program.