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Brian Marks, senior lecturer and executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, says the one-time increase in tax credits will help offset the higher cost of energy and food.

New Haven Register: Lamont boosts 2020 tax credit for working poor by $75 million in an executive order



Luther Turmelle

12/29/21, 5:00 AM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer and executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, says it may be too early to tell if an influx of high school graduates is a short-term fix to the current labor shortage.

Sean Salai

12/28/21, 5:00 AM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer and executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, spoke about the trickle-down effect of daycare closings due to positive COVID cases.

NBC Connecticut: Farmington Daycare Shut Down Due to Covid-19 Outbreak



12/23/21, 11:30 PM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer and executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, says there is a pent-up demand for going back to movie theaters.

Washington Examiner: New Spider-Man movie shatters expectations, giving hope to movie theaters amid pandemic

Zachary Halaschak

12/23/21, 9:30 PM

Jan Jones, lecturer and coordinator for Hospitality and Tourism Management, comments on the number of in-person conventions and events that are being canceled due to COVID-19 and its variants.

Consumer Electronics Daily: Samsung Among Those Forging Ahead With In-Person CES, as Others Bail



Paul Gluckman, Rebecca Day, and Howard Buskirk

12/23/21, 5:00 AM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer and executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, talks about the supply chains issues impacting choices for shoppers in stores on Christmas Eve.

Eyewitness News 3: Shoppers make last minute purchases before the holidays



Sharon Johnson

12/23/21, 5:00 AM

Angeli Gianchandani, a practitioner in residence of marketing, said this year her family chose to buy a smaller tree and to give the rest of the money to tornado relief funds in Kentucky.

The Washington Times: Demand for Christmas trees stays evergreen in supply crisis



Sean Salai

12/22/21, 5:00 AM

Mo Cayer, distinguished lecturer and coordinator of M.S. of Human Resources comments on some of the reasons Connecticut had a low number of fatalities on the job for 2020.

Ginny Monk

12/17/21, 5:00 AM

John Rosen, adjunct professor of economics, comments on the Biden administration not accurately depicting the driving factor behind current broad-based inflation.

Washington Examiner: Biden and Democrats resort to blaming business greed for inflation



Zachary Halaschak

12/16/21, 12:00 PM

Jason Chung, assistant professor and executive director of the Esport Business Program says when buying tickets online for an event, check the fine print.

Eyewitness News 3: Outlining what you're able to do with your tickets should your event get canceled due to COVID



Matthew Campbell

12/16/21, 5:00 AM

Leah Hartman, distinguished lecturer and coordinator of B.S. and M.S. Finance, comments on getting out of credit card or loan debt and focusing on long-term savings.

Sally French

12/16/21, 5:00 AM

Jan Jones, lecturer and program coordinator for hospitality and tourism, comments on the benefits of learning the language of a foreign country before visiting.

Condé Nast Traveler: Learn a New Language With These Travel Partnerships



Rachel Chang

12/10/21, 5:00 AM

Angeli Gianchandani, a practitioner in residence of marketing, talks about the supply chain issues and manufacturers lacking employees to keep the chain moving.

Maggie Glynn

12/9/21, 11:00 PM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer, executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, comments on the impact supply chain disruptions and escalating costs are having on small businesses.

The Business Journals: How small businesses can protect their supply chains



Ty West

12/9/21, 6:00 PM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer, executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, comments on Jefferies decision to have their employees return to working from home and discontinuing company travel as COVID numbers continue to rise.

Reuters: Jefferies COVID case outbreak casts pall over Wall St's office return



Aaron Saldanha, Noor Zainab Hussain, and Matt Scuffham

12/9/21, 3:00 AM

Brian Marks, senior lecturer and executive director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, says Better.com’s CEO should have shown more empathy to the employees that were terminated.

Market Watch: Better.com CEO fired over 900 people on a Zoom call — will your next pink slip come via video?



Charles Passy

12/7/21, 5:00 AM

John Rosen, adjunct professor of economics, comments that artificial Christmas trees may be in short supply as most are produced in China and shipping and offloading at U.S. ports is backlogged.

Washington Examiner: Christmas tree shortages threaten holiday celebrations



Zachary Halaschak

12/6/21, 12:00 PM

Jason Chung, assistant professor and Executive Director of Esport Business Programs, talks about large sporting venues in California require proof of vaccinations or a negative COVID test, even for children.

Fox News CA: SAP Center expands COVID policy for children to prevent superspreader events



Jesse Gary

12/6/21, 5:00 AM

David Sacco, a practitioner in residence of finance, comments on the Housing Price Index for Connecticut, which has jumped to one of the highest in the nation.

CT Post: CT rent, house prices tick up since last year, new reports show



Ginny Monk

12/2/21, 4:00 PM

Jan Jones, lecturer and program coordinator for hospitality and tourism, talks about the impact on restaurants having holiday parties canceled due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and the potential impact of the newest variant, Omicron.

NBC Connecticut: COVID-19 Infection Rates & Variants Alter Restaurant & Event Venue Strategies



Dominique Moody

12/2/21, 5:00 AM