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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The Long Game: Doug Glanville has no right to be this good at this many things.

When Neag School of Education professor Doug Glanville cleaned out his garage during a recent family move, he unearthed some unusual stuff. Interspersed among the old grill equipment and lawn chairs were a dozen baseball bats, signed by Derek Jeter …

By Rand Richards Cooper
Rand Richards Cooper
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My Journey with the National Society of Black Engineers, from College to ASML

I entered STEM knowing that I would be working as a minority in the field. I was prepared for it. Nonetheless, when I stumbled upon an organization called the National Society of Black Engineers, it became obvious that my professional …

By Anthony Oniwe
Anthony Oniwe Senior System Industrialization Engineer
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