School of Business

Emma Björngard-Basayne ’15 MA, ’18 Ph.D., left, and Kristi Kaeppel ’20 Ph.D.

Citing Friendship, in Academia and Beyond

Friendship is an oft-avoided term in the workplace, but it can be an essential component for success, especially among members of marginalized groups.

4 UConn Case Competition Participants

Pharmacy students place in top 5 in Business School Competition

Two teams of second year professional (P2) students taking a Pharmacy Management class recently took top five winning spots in the School of Business Health Care Management Society’s case competition. The four students prepared posters outlining a potential hurricane emergency response plan for the state of Florida. Hannah McCarthy and Dylan Decandia’s team came in […]

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UConn Management Professor: Workplace Interruptions Jeopardize Productivity

UConn management expert Nora Madjar says even seemingly small interruptions in the workplace can end up having negative effects on workers.

Student entrepreneur Peter Goggins, winner of the Wolff New Ventures competition

Fish-food Entrepreneur Wins UConn’s Wolff Startup Competition

Student entrepreneur Peter Goggins '21 (CAHNR) has won the Wolff New Venture Competition, which boosts UConn-connected startup companies.

A screen shot depicting students using the Refreshr video app.

Student-Launched Platform Supporting Mental Well-Being with Positive Messages from Peers

Two UConn students have launched a social app they hope will make college students around the country feel more connected and supported.

A photo collage showing the finalists in this year's Wolff New Venture Competition.

Five UConn-Affiliated Startups Vie For Recognition, Funding at Prestigious Wolff Competition

UConn-affiliated startups in fields ranging from medicine to fish food are finalists in this year's Wolff New Venture Competition.

Noah Sobel-Pressman, the student who had the "crazy idea" for the Student Venture Fund.

Meet the Researcher: Noah Sobel-Pressman ’21, Entrepreneurship

Noah Sobel-Pressman '21 (BUS) is putting his interests in entrepreneurship to use, and in doing so is giving a boost to his fellow students.

Two Months From Graduation, Xavier Cole ’20 (BUS) Says: ‘Make Excuses, Or Make It Happen’

Xavier Cole '20 (BUS), primed for graduation in December, has overcome obstacles in life that would have been the undoing of most people.

Side-by-side photos showing UConn student Madisyn MacDonald in the office of Otis Elevator, where she is an intern, and then at her desk at home. Her internship has continued remotely during the pandemic.

Interning in a Pandemic: One UConn Student’s Experience

The COVID-19 pandemic might have complicated one UConn student's dream internship, but it didn't derail it.

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Marketing Professors: Consumers Are Suspicious When Companies Exceed Expectations on Product Recalls

Companies that are overly generous in handling product recalls surprisingly face harsher judgement from consumers, according to a UConn researcher's findings.