How one student’s experience with mental illness shaped her determination to help others through public policy

Amanda Brenner ’22 MSW has always been a dedicated and accomplished student – she makes good grades, won her college’s award for best undergraduate research paper, and received a grant from the Special Envoy for Health at the United Nations right …

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance News Writer, University Communications
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Celebrating the Rise of Hispanic Women Workers

Half a century after the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, economic inequality in the United States continues to be inextricably linked to both race and gender. Due to occupational segregation, workplace harassment and discrimination, as well …

By Analilia Mejia
Analilia Mejia
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Career Champion May Spotlight Blog: Natalia Smirnova

Dr. Natalia V. Smirnova, Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Economics, embodies how incorporating career into the classroom addresses the equity gap for her first-generation UConn Stamford economics students.

By Cecelia Lickteig
Cecelia Lickteig
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UConn Center for Career Development to Present and be Recognized at Annual Conferences

The UConn Center for Career Development is excited to share its knowledge, success stories, and best practices at several conferences this summer, including the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the Career Leadership Collective (CLC), and the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE). The Center will also be accepting the EACE Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion and Innovation in Program Development Awards at the annual conference.

By Evan McMunn
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator
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What is National Deaf History Month?

National Deaf History Month is celebrated every March 13 to April 15 to honor the achievements of people who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is celebrated within this timeframe because of three notable events for the deaf community:

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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