Ph.D. students Leila Daneshmandi and Armin Tahmasbi Rad, both from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have developed a technology that takes a patient’s tumor cells and grows them outside of the body to test different cancer treatments. (Evan Olsen Photography)

New Technology Designed to Reduce Mortality Rates in Cancer Patients

A pair of Ph.D. students developed a technology that takes a patient’s tumor cells and grows them outside of the body to test different cancer treatments.

Madison Reed home hair color founder and CEO Amy Errett '79 (CLAS) welcomes UConn students on their trip to Silicon Valley. (Submitted Photo)

Student Entrepreneurs Spend Spring Break in Silicon Valley

'This trip is really important for our students to see first-hand how the spirit of entrepreneurship works in a real setting,' said UConn's David Noble.

Tahj-Anthony Jean at Farmhouse Crepes in Downtown Storrs.

Student Wrapped up in Farmhouse Crepes

Taj-Anthony Jean '19 shifted his view of himself, “from student-athlete to student-entrepreneur,” as he likes to say.

The Stamford Campus. (Ryan Glista/UConn Photo)

UConn, Innovate Stamford Collaboration Bolsters Innovation Ecosystem

The new partnership, which will include summer internships for 50 UConn students, aims to strengthen the city as a leader in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Artwork depicting the International Space Station and shuttle. (Leonello Calvetti/Science Photo Library/Getty Images)

UConn Research Project at the International Space Station

An experiment devised by researchers at UConn startup LambdaVision was launched into space this month.

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.

Engineering doctoral student Reza Amin presents the QRFertile concept to a panel of judges during the Wolff New Venture Competition. (Eric Olson for UConn)

Male Fertility Test Developers Win Venture Competition

Through the Wolff New Venture Competition, a pair of biomedical engineering doctoral candidates won $20,000 to further develop an in-home device to measure male fertility.

Timothy Folta, professor of management, leads a class at the Graduate Business Learning Center in Hartford. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

Industry-Academic Program to Grow Entrepreneurial Know-How

The new program will provide aspiring entrepreneurs working as academic or industry researchers with customized training to help turn their technologies into businesses and products.

Woman and man brainstorming start-up ideas. (Getty Images)

New Engineering Program Aims to Attract the Most Talented Entrepreneurs to Connecticut

UConn is launching a Master’s of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship, the first entrepreneurial graduate degree in the state that is focused on engineering.

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.