Author Archives: Jolynne Judge

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Pathways to Computing Internship Goes Virtual

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is hosting a 10-week virtual summer intern program that connects undergraduate students with learning opportunities in computer science, computational science, and mathematics. The Pathways to Computing Virtual Internship Program will be offered as a virtual …

By Matt Lakin
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50+ Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow

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Dozens of Black-owned and Black-led companies hire students and young alumni. Follow these companies to discover your next career move.

Handshake’s goal has always been to connect students of all backgrounds to meaningful careers and help build diversity in the …

By Handshake
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Pioneering the New Field of Regenerative Engineering — And Championing Social Justice

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He has established preeminence in science, engineering, medicine, technology and social justice. A master of multiple fields, Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, holds UConn’s highest academic title: University Professor.

Please tell us about yourself and how you got to where you …

By Combined Reports
Combined Reports
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Recognizing Women Student Veterans and Service Members on Campus

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Women have played integral roles in the history of our nation’s military and in March, Women’s History Month, we remember and recognize the many achievements of women and women in the military. As more women veterans and service members enroll …

By Monika Sziron
Monika Sziron
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Two Career Center Team Members Win UConn Spirit Awards

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A big congratulations to Kay Kimball Gruder and Lisa Famularo on being selected as recipients of the 2021 UConn Spirit Awards! Kay was selected as the University Citizen Award winner for exemplifying excellence in exhibiting University workplace values, and Lisa’s …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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Raytheon Technologies Scholarship Opportunities

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Did you know employers often offer scholarship opportunities for select student groups?

Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. The company was formed in 2020 through …

By Dana Ziter
Dana Ziter AD of Student & Faculty Engagement
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It’s a Match for 100+ Doctors-to-Be in UConn Medical School’s 50th Graduating Class

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When it comes to Match Day, the exhilaration experienced by students at the UConn School of Medicine is – well, unmatched.

An annual tradition at medical schools around the country in which students are connected with residency programs where they’ll spend …

By Lauren Woods
Lauren Woods
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Using Handshake to Search for Biology Internships/Jobs

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Handshake is UConn’s online recruiting system where you can search for jobs and internships. As a biology major, Handshake has many opportunities just for you regardless of whether you are looking for opportunities in healthcare, research, teaching, or another field. …

By Katerine Pais
Katerine Pais Academic Advisor
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New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

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Connecticut Joins Eight States in Fighting ‘Natural Hair’ Discrimination

Several UConn alums say that from late childhood on, they experienced pressure to straighten or cut their hair to conform to a culture that values hair styles typically associated with white …

By Clarie Hall
Clarie Hall
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Miguel Cardona Named 1st UConn Grad to Serve as U.S. Secretary of Education

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President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education, Neag School alumnus and Connecticut’s Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP, was officially confirmed on March 1, 2021, by the U.S. Senate. Cardona was …

By Shawn Kornegay
Shawn Kornegay
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