Graduate Student Success Story

Success Story – Cindy Barreto

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Cindy is a first-year Doctor of Philosophy student pursuing a degree in Disease and Urban Ecology and Evolution in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

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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 …

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 Success Story – Feiyang Chen 

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 Feiyang Chen graduated with a Doctoral Degree in Polymer Chemistry in 2020 and went on to secure employment with UConn Health Connecticut Convergence Institute as a researcher. Read on below to learn about her journey from her academic years to …

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3 Nonprofit Myths to Consider as You Enter the Job Market

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This past week, the Careers for the Common Good team held the Debunking the Myths of Working for a Nonprofit Panel. The discussion included four recent UConn alumni who shared their experiences working for a nonprofit organization and some of …

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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
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Turning Your Extra-Curriculars into Careers

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I graduated from UNC Charlotte in May 2020 with degrees in History and Africana Studies. I am now in Graduate School for Higher Education and Student Affairs at UConn. In undergrad, I participated a lot of different extra-curricular opportunities. Even …

By Dominque Moore
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Success Story:  Anand Gupta 

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Doctor of Pharmacy graduate and international student overcomes obstacles during a hiring freeze and country-lock down by landing a job as Formation and Analytical Project Manager at Ambio Inc. directly after graduation this year. 

Dr. Anand Gupta received his degree …

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Student Success Story: Alexis Trench

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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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Student Success Story: Justin Monell

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Justin Monell (him/him/el) completed a two-year sociology program at the University of Bridgeport before transferring to the University of Connecticut to finish his degree. In 2014, he earned his Bachelor’s in Sociology and Political Science with a minor in Latinx …

By Sarah Krafcik
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Success Story: Zhe Wang 

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Zhe Wang received her Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Statistics from UConn in 2020, and she is now an Assistant Professor in Data Analytics at Denison University, in Granville Ohio. Wang advises students that career preparation is the key to …

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