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From left: Faculty award winners Xinxin Li, John Mathieu, Sulin Ba, Jan Stallaert, Nora Madjar, and David Papandria. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn School of Business 2018 Faculty Awards

The School of Business recently honored some of its top faculty members for 2018, celebrating their achievements from the classroom to international research discoveries.

Shirley Tarabochia '17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Business School Professor Wayne Bragg to Retire

After 17 years on the UConn faculty, Professor Wayne Bragg has announced plans to retire this summer.

New Bachelor/Master Degree Options at UConn School of Business

New 4+1 Bachelor/Master Degree Options in Business

The School of Business will soon offer two accelerated programs that will allow students to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years.

The Pastyrnaks of Counter Weight Brewing Co., just one of 1,284 businesses the CTSBDC helped in 2017 alone. (Connecticut Small Business Development Center)

Nearly 1,300 Businesses Thrive with CTSBDC Free Help

Entrepreneur Bill Pastyrnak had an extensive business background, and he and his son had a passion for brewing beer, but without a helping hand, they knew their dream of creating Counter Weight Brewing Co. in Hamden, Conn., wouldn’t come true. Pastyrnak reached out to the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) and found the assistance […]

MSBAPM students Karpagam Vinayagam, Anoop Ramathirtha, and Suhas Nadiga, whose team came in third place. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Students Help Stanley Black & Decker ‘Nail Down’ Its Data Analytics Info

More than 80 students, all studying for a master’s degree in business analytics and project management, took on a recent challenge presented by Stanley Black & Decker executives.

With a virtual reality headset on, junior Carina Zamudio ’19 (CLAS) spent part of a Friday afternoon trying to slay villains who were intent on breaching the security around a virtual castle. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business Photo)

Lab Offers Chance to Experiment with Emerging Technologies

The OPIM Innovate Lab in the School of Business is designed to make emerging technologies accessible to students, faculty, and staff who want to learn new skills.

A view of Dusseldorf, Germany. EUROBIZ students will do a three- to six-month internship in Germany, with a German company. (Getty Images)

New German Program will Prepare Students for Global Careers

UConn is launching a new dual-degree German immersion program to prepare students for a career in the global marketplace.

From left: David Acampora '79; Dean John A. Elliott; Timothy Curt '84, Gayle A. Russell '88 MBA, '95 Ph.D. and Christopher Lafond '87. (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)

Four Alumni Join School of Business Hall of Fame

The School of Business inducted four accomplished business leaders into its Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 24 in a joyful ceremony that included memories of favorite professors, 50-cent UConn basketball tickets and enormous Dairy Bar hot fudge sundaes.

Franz Oliveira '19 MBA (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

MBAs Create, Host New Sustainability Case Competition

If there was any question about how much heart and soul participants put into vying for the UConn Net Impact MBA Sustainability Case Competition victory, it could be measured by the disappointment on the faces of those who didn't place.

xCITE conference for women in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship

xCITE 2018 Conference to Feature Women Technology Innovators

The UConn School of Business’ xCITE conference for women in technology has announced two prominent speakers for its May 2018 conference. They are: - Marie Wieck, the general manager for IBM Blockchain, whose 30-year career has included launching some of the company’s most well-regarded technologies; and - Jalak Jobanputra, the founding partner of Future\Perfect Ventures (FPV), whose involvement with the NYC Investment Fund formed one of the city’s first seed funds and helped establish the Fintech Innovation Lab in 2010. The two technology innovators will headline the conference, which begins at 8 a.m. on May 23 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel.