Author Archives: Jolynne Judge

Student Success Story – Lauren Boulay

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She likes podcasts, Broadway musicals, robotics, and underwater lasers – meet UConn electrical engineering major Lauren Boulay ’21, part of the next generation of makers and a member of the inaugural cohort of Werth Innovators, student ambassadors for entrepreneurship and innovation …

By Angelina Reyes
Angelina Reyes Professional Staff
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Doris Poma

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In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. First up is Doris Poma, Senior Director of Human Resources at Montefiore Health System.

I am a single mom to two …

By Doris Poma
Doris Poma Senior Director Human Resources
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Meet the Researcher – Tannin Schmidt



Tannin Schmidt has dedicated his life to the pursuit of research centered around lubricin, a protein that plays a critical role in lubrication.

“We’re constantly trying to make discoveries that lead to new opportunities,” Schmidt says.

Schmidt was attracted …

By Samantha Korittke
Samantha Korittke
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Taking competencies into account when preparing for medical or dental school interviews

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The 2021 application cycle for health professional schools has been marked by certain challenges due to testing disruptions and more in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many schools have voiced that they will be placing even …

By Krista Rogers
Krista Rogers
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Student Success Story – Harry Zehner


UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research each year provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects – an initiative that continues this year, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.


By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Alumni Success Story – Jeff Marsilio

Jeff Marsillo, '01 CLAS

Jeff Marsilio, ’01 CLAS, was not sure what he wanted to do when he graduated. “To be honest, I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I thought to go into business and part of me thought I’d end up …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Meet the Researcher – Xiaomei Cong


Babies who are born prematurely have to fight through days, weeks, or even months of stressful existence.

University of Connecticut School of Nursing professor Xiaomei Cong saw this struggle firsthand working as a registered nurse in a neonatal intensive care …

By Anna Aldrich
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Starting Your Blog – What You Need to Know

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In the Information Age, everyone wants information immediately and blogs tend to fill that void. Blog posts are great because they’re a low-cost investment, you’re able to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, you have flexibility in …

By Emily Zangari
Emily Zangari Director, Digital Content & Strategy
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Effective Communication & Professionalism for Your Virtual Internship

Searching for WordPress themes during a virtual internship.

Understanding how to be an important asset for the organization that you work for is the first step to demonstrating professionalism and dedication. Take the time to realize what is expected of you when you start your virtual internship. Know …

By Ashaliegh Carrington
Ashaliegh Carrington
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10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them

Job candidate answering a question during an interview.

10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them was originally published on The Muse, a great place to research companies and careers. Click here to search for great jobs and companies near you.

It’s happening! …

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