Student Success Story: Alexis Trench

Alexis Trench


Alexis Trench (she/her/hers) earned a master’s degree in Animal Science from the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources at UConn in 2020. After obtaining her degree, Alexis went on to secure employment at Charles River Laboratories as a …

By Anusha Gopinath
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I Thought I Wanted to Be a Lawyer, But I’m Happier as a Social Worker

Students having a conversation at the UConn School of Social Work.

“I love my job. I think, at this point in my life, it’s the perfect job for me,” my colleague Sara Yzaguirre shared with me as we sat in her office. “I’ve been here almost three years, and I still …

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Native American-Owned Small Businesses


According to the most recent Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 270,000 Native American-owned businesses in the United States. Check out these federal resources designed to support Native American-owned …

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