Global Issue: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Since the 90s, there have been a myriad of attempts at creating a viable cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has so far been the most successful iteration. They all failed for a variety of reasons. The idea of cryptocurrency as a legitimate digital cash system was thought to be impossible, until 2009 when… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Cryptocurrency
Global Issue: Cybersecurity As our world becomes more digitally-based, the risk of cyber-attacks and digital crime is an increasing concern for many. There is a ton of information and articles out there that the topic may seem overwhelming. So, what are some of the facts and myths surrounding cyber security? We found some articles that… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security
Event Summary by Jessica Simonds BA (Hons), MA. On Friday, 21st October we were pleased to host a Global Connections luncheon with His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States. There was ample opportunity for networking and the attendees were welcomed by Mark Scheinberg, President of Goodwin College and… Continue reading Global Connections: His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the United States
Hey all – They don’t call it sunny Queensland for nothing. The weather once we arrived to Queensland was wonderful, all sunny blue sky!The day in the Lockyer Valley started with a visit to a large scale commercial farm Rugby Farm is the largest supplier of vegetable to markets in Australia.. We had a chance… Continue reading A day in the Lockyer Valley
So concrete. As the rain continued to come down we continued with our program. Our day began with a stop at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)in Sydney. Our morning focus was on Eco friendly concrete or geo-polymer concrete. As you may know concrete is one of the top three carbon polluters on the… Continue reading Concrete & more rain
Baranga What? Barangaroo! Greeting to all. So Sydney had the most January rain ever while we where there. The trip has been progressing but there were times we are walking in absolute pouring down rain. On our second full day in Sydney we visited the global property firm lendlease. They are currently in the… Continue reading Barangaroo
Posted by: Megan C. Torrey, WACCT Executive Director I am excited to tell you that in a few days I will be leaving for Australia! I will be a member of the UConn Center for Business Education & Research (CIBER) Green Business Australia trip. The trip will focus on all aspects of sustainable business. There… Continue reading Follow My Trip to Australia !