Building a Culture
At UConn, entrepreneurship is a way of thinking, unrestrained by school, college, or program.
Our students, faculty, and staff seek to improve the world around them through innovation, meeting societal needs with novel solutions for products, services, and processes. The Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation links the multitude of ways students can learn and practice entrepreneurship at the University, unlocking an innovative mindset in every student and instilling an inquisitive approach to rejecting the status quo.
Expose primarily first and second year students to UConn's rich landscape of research through meaningful interactions with faculty, staff, graduate students, peers, and other key partners.
Innovation Experience Expo
An opportunity for UConn students to discover the wide range of programs, resources, and activities facilitating entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity at the university.
Swap, Don’t Shop: Sustainable Fashion is Coming to UConn
A secondhand clothing store, the first of its kind, is coming to the Storrs campus this fall to help students learn about, and counteract, fast fashion. Read on UConn Today
Rocket Science, Toothpaste, and Determination
Student combines engineering and entrepreneurship as he aims for the stars. Hritish Bhargava '23 (ENG) clearly remembers a particular day when he was in middle school and his teacher turned on a SpaceX rocket launch for the class to watch. Read on UConn Today
The KF&B Academic Scholarship
This scholarship is open to any high school senior, or any college student who isn't in their final year. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner’s school’s financial aid department. The scholarship is open to any major, they do not have to be law students. Learn More