A handful of professors at the University of Connecticut have agreed to pay $400,000 to settle claims that they inappropriately used federal research grants for a tech company three of them owned while not accurately disclosing their role in the company. The professors did not admit wrongdoing in the settlement. Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Elizabeth Esty to encourage women entrepreneurs in the science, engineering, technology and math fields.
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A federal research agency has suspended $4.6 million in grants it awarded to the University of Connecticut while federal officials investigate the university’s use of grant money to buy equipment from a tech company owned by two UConn professors. State auditors charged that the public university failed to notify their office of the investigation, as state law requires. Continue Reading →