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A group of women pose with the 'Fearless Girl' statue after a ceremony to unveil the statue's new location across from the New York Stock Exchange, December 10, 2018 in New York City.

New ‘Women in Finance’ Course Strives to Introduce More Women to the Industry

Closing the gender gap in an industry where only six of the 107 largest financial institutions in the US were run by female CEOs in 2019

Marketing Professor Bill Ryan (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Marketing Professor Bill Ryan is Honored with Undergrad Career Mentor Award

The award is presented to an individual who has exceled as a career mentor. Ryan joined the faculty in 2011, and currently serves as the academic director of the Professional Sales Leadership Program.

the Global Business Leadership in Sustainability Summit (GBLSS) was held on March 24th, 2023. Professor Robert Bird (center) introduces Dean John A. Elliott (left) and Dinah Koehler, head of ESG Research at FactSet. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Business Law Professor Robert Bird Honored for Impactful, Enduring Contributions to the Discipline

Candidates are selected by the organization’s president and executive secretary in consultation with the executive committee. Neither applications nor nominations are permitted. The award is only granted when a meritorious candidate has a broad consensus of support, and the organization can wait for years without presenting the award to anyone.

Richmond Le '23, part of the healthcare management program, during the School of Business commencement ceremony on 5/6. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Alumna Melinda Brown Tells Class of 2023 to Make Great Plans, Know When to Pivot, Work in the Office Sometimes

Alumna Melinda Brown '77 (BUS) '85 MBA shared her business perspective based on 40 years working in global consumer products and luxury retail companies.

Image of a fertilizer tractor spreading ammonia based fertilizer in the morning. Inset, the Innovation Quest Logo.

Innovation Quest Crowns Three New Champions

Winning Startups Address a Cleaner Earth, Reduce Catalytic Converter Theft, Offer More Sustainable Surfboards

Portrait of a confident young businessman working in a modern office

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UConn MBA No. 1 in Connecticut

The honor comes at a time when the program is revising and strengthening its offerings to provide more flexibility in selecting courses, and greater convenience for students, who can select a mix of in-person courses, on any of three campuses in Hartford, Stamford or Waterbury, or online options.

UConn School of Business honorrees pose for a photograph in a formal setting. Front (l to r): Maria Fahy-Barry and Debra Hess Back: Thomas Marshella, Dean John A. Elliott, Anthony Rizza and Richard Vogel.

‘Hall of Fame’ Ceremony Celebrates Alumni Success—From Main Street to Wall Street

The School of Business has inducted some 150 alumni since it was created in 1993. In recognition of the 30th anniversary, many prominent inductees returned to honor those who followed in their footsteps.

Annamarie Beaulieu, a vice president at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, said the UConn Executive MBA program helped her strengthen her business knowledge, including how to build and sustain strong teams. Beaulieu will be the EMBA program's commencement speaker this weekend. (photo courtesy of CCMC)

UConn EMBA Alumna: ‘I Believe I Can Change the World’

The UConn Executive MBA is ranked among the Top 20 in the nation, according to a Forbes rankings released last fall. The program earned recognition because of its ability to attract top students, outstanding reputation among corporations, and alumni representation in senior management of Fortune 1000 companies.

Esther Nguyen '23, standing in front of Gampel Pavilion. Esther will be the undergraduate student speak at Commencment on May 6. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Esther Nguyen, Student Commencement Speaker, To Begin Healthcare Management Career at Yale

“Over the years, I’ve come to realize and appreciate the excellence at the School of Business. People are exceling at internships, they are starting companies, pursuing postgraduate education, and so much more. There is so much to celebrate here,’’ Nguyen said. “I wanted to express my gratitude to all the people who’ve been on this journey with me.’’

Brianna Regine Walston ’17.

Brianna Regine Walston ’17, Founder of Strategic Communication Agency, Named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

'Either become an entrepreneur or you’ll always wonder what would have happened if you did'