Claire Hall

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How Can We Get Your Attention?

A new study suggests that different brands may want to adopt different social media targeting strategies based on the popularity of their content among followers.

A student wearing a virtual reality headset watches live drone footage from a pilot flying a drone outside the Student Union during the Innovation Expo on Oct. 29. (Nathan Oldham/UConn Photo)

First Innovation Expo: Opportunities Abound on Campus

'We have such cool things going on on campus,' said biology major Greta Johnson, a volunteer at the event.

Blake Mather retired after 22 years at Goldman Sachs. Now, he is an adjunct professor and advisor to the UConn Student Managed Fund in Stamford, giving students the opportunity to gain practical experience in investment strategies. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Goldman Sachs Partner Leads New SMF in Stamford

Blake Mather, an adjunct professor and the advisor to the new Stamford SMF, has joined a prestigious group of UConn SMF advisers. He recently retired after 22 years at Goldman Sachs, during which time he served as a partner in the organization.

MBA student Junau Boucard '11 (BUS) at the Stamford Campus. (Nathan Oldham/UConn Photo)

MBA Student to Run New York Marathon for Children of Vietnam

Stamford MBA student Junau Boucard ’11 (BUS) was inspired to action by a School of Business field trip to Vietnam.

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Professional, not Personal, Familiarity Works for Virtual Teams

When working with colleagues on a virtual team, knowledge of their professional backgrounds improves productivity, but knowledge of their personal life does not, says a new UConn study.

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Research Series Draws Top Scholars in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI) recently announced a research seminar series aimed at furthering professorial interest and expertise in entrepreneurship and innovation.

In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)

Accounting’s Larry Gramling Retires After 38 Years

Gramling, who retired on Sept. 1 after 38 years at the School of Business, has been reminiscing about the many events that have shaped his time at UConn. He estimates that he taught accounting to tens of thousands of students since 1980. He also served as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the School of Business for six years.

Amy Domini, the keynote speaker for the Business & Human Rights Initative Symposium, speaks with former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd.

Investors Won’t Tolerate Corporate Misdeeds, Inhumanity

Investment titan Amy Domini, widely considered a leading pioneer in socially responsible investing, came to UConn and shared what can only be described as good news.

Dean Mahoney '09, pictured above, co-founded ‘Merican Mule in 2015. He is spearheading East Coast distribution of his company's namesake, an alcoholic beverage inspired by the Moscow Mule. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Dean Mahoney ’09: A Passion for Entrepreneurship

Sometimes in business, and in life, you have to swallow your mistakes. Even if there are 700 of them!

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Creating the Strongest Board of Directors

When a corporation is looking for a new member of the Board of Directors, someone who will excel in the job, are there any guiding principles to help make a strong choice?