Category: School of Business

photo of Kepeng Wang, assistant professor of immunology, right, works with research associate Kasandra Rodriguez in the lab at CaroGen Corp. in the technology incubator at Farmington

From Forest Labs to Rare Diseases

photo of Kepeng Wang, assistant professor of immunology, right, works with research associate Kasandra Rodriguez in the lab at CaroGen Corp. in the technology incubator at Farmington
Kepeng Wang, assistant professor of immunology, right, works with research associate Kasandra Rodriguez in the lab at CaroGen Corp. in the technology incubator at Farmington. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Philanthropic Grants Boost UConn’s Research Partnerships with Industries

By Grace Merritt and Jessica McBride

Deep in the woods behind Horsebarn Hill, UConn has its own forest lab.

There, you’ll see sensors on trees of different species shifting and swaying under ice, snow, wind and torrential rain. Read Full Story

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Five Questions With

photo of gayle russellGayle Russell ’88 MBA, ’95 Ph.D of East Hartford discovered her love of learning when she came to UConn to earn her MBA in finance. She later returned to earn her doctorate and then taught as a finance professor in the United Arab Emirates.Read Full Story

Norman Eng '99 (BUS) in Rio.

UConn Alumnus Proud Member of Team USA Track and Field

Norman Eng '99 (BUS) in Rio.
Norman Eng ’99 (BUS) at a practice track in Houston, Texas. (Credit: Norman Eng)

UConn alumnus and chiropractor Dr. Norman Eng, DC ’99 (BUS) is thrilled to be a part of Team USA Track and Field as he accompanies them to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
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Business Alum Leaves Record Bequest

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UConn Alumnus Gordon Flynn ’56 and his wife Jeanne

By Claire Hall

Alumnus Gordon Flynn ’56, an industrial engineer and research consultant who enjoyed collecting prints, paintings, clocks and unusual artifacts, has left his $1 million estate to the School of Business, the biggest bequest in the school’s history.

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Florida Real Estate Investor Donates Scholarship

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Jeff Talbot ’00 (BUS)

Like many UConn finance majors, Jeffrey R. Talbot ’00 (BUS) followed his dream after graduation of working on Wall Street. He became a successful investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, but soon realized his passion was actually real estate investment.

He liked the entrepreneurial nature of real estate investment, the sense that he could create something for himself. He wanted to work for a smaller company where he could map his own destiny.
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David J. Reilly

Internationally Recognized Real Estate Firm Invests in Students

David J. Reilly
David J. Reilly, former and now retired CEO of Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, addresses students in the course, “Real Estate: The Practical Approach.” (UConn School of Business)

An international real estate company is giving $1.4 million to the UConn School of Business’s highly ranked Real Estate Center to continue offering a popular course that gives students a realistic, hands-on approach to real estate.
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Theodore Antonelli

War Correspondent Ernie Pyle Chronicled UConn Vet’s Bravery

Theodore Antonelli ’41 Took Germans by Surprise in WWII Battle

Theodore Antonelli
Theodore Antonelli ’41 (U.S. Army photo, from the family collection)

Many UConn alumni have graduated from the university’s ROTC program over the years, but one in particular caught the eye of famous war correspondent Ernie Pyle.
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