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.
NetWerx Mentorship: February Cohort
The Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation's NetWerx program is a mentorship/networking program targeted to first-year and sophomore students. This program connects current UConn students “virtually” to an alum, typically who graduated less than 15 years ago, for a series of five 30-minute sessions scheduled by you. Requirements: Submit an application and attend a virtual NetWerx Mentee Training Session (one hour)
UConn Magazine: Bee Good
Raina Jain ’24 (ENG) was still in high school when she learned at a science fair lecture who the culprit behind much of the honeybee die-off she had been hearing about for years was. The varroa destructor is a tiny mite that attaches itself to, and feeds off, a honeybee. Read on UConn Today