School of Business

Ignite Hartford Grant Promotes Student Entrepreneurship

A new program through the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will take advantage of the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hartford to create opportunities for students at UConn and Hartford-area partner institutions.

A picture of UConn senior Nicholas Furlow, a participant in the Travelers EDGE program, which provides assistance to students from underserved communities in the Hartford area.

UConn and Travelers: Giving Students an ‘EDGE’

'College can feel overwhelming if you don’t have a foundation; this program was my foundation'

UConn School of Business faculty, like Professor Robert Bird (Pictured above) are presenting short courses to give prospective graduate students a taste of what a UConn education would be like (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

UConn Business Professors Present Five, Free Mini-Courses to Showcase Graduate Classes

The UConn School of Business is offering five mini-courses to showcase the expertise of its faculty. Although the programs were designed for prospective graduate students, anyone is welcome to join the one-hour, online courses free of charge. Topics range from “Overcoming Your own Biases to Make Better Ethical Decisions” to “If you Are so Smart, […]

A close up of a Black hair stylist braiding a Black woman's hair. Connecticut recently outlawed workplace discrimination based on hairstyle, which UConn alumni and faculty members say is long overdue, especially for Black and Latino workers.

New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

The law is a victory for Black and Latino workers who have long felt pressure to change their natural hairstyles to conform with an unfair standard.

The UConn Foundation on October 8, 2020.

$4 Million Scholarship Gives Bridgeport Students Path to UConn

The donation, by an alumnus couple, is linked to an afterschool enrichment program in Connecticut's largest city.

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UConn To Debut New Online MBA Program

The program will welcome its first 40-member cohort in late August.

Amit Savkar, assistant professor-in-residence of math, tapes a lecture using Lightboard technology on Sept. 18, 2015. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

UConn Startup Stemify Improves Math Education With AI

A startup with UConn roots is using AI to help college students across the country succeed in STEM.

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MBA Venture Fellow Program Gives Students Real-World Experience with Startups

Students from UConn's MBA program got real-world experience working with startups in UConn's incubator

Exterior photograph of the building where UConn's new Stamford Technology Incubation Program is based.

UConn Grows in Stamford with New Data Science Incubator

UConn's Technology Incubation Program (TIP) is expanding to Stamford with a new location focused on data science startups.

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Provost’s Outstanding Service Award Recognizes Faculty in Business, Nursing

The award honors faculty whose volunteer service enhances the University’s mission in teaching, research, service, or engagement.