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5 Resources to Help Native American and Indigenous Students to Succeed in College

While the number of Native American and Indigenous students on college campuses has increased over the last few decades, this fact only presents a fragmented understanding of the reality of these students in higher education. Even across the five UConn …

By Ayane Reis Da Conceicao
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Student Entrepreneurs Use Nutritional Bar to Reach Out to Those in Need

Senior nutritional sciences major Eva Quigley ’22 (CAHNR) has created a novel protein bar that not only fills a market need but also supports children in food-insecure households.

Armed with knowledge of the relationship between food and health, Quigley noticed …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
Anna Zarra Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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Med School: Expectations vs. Reality

Jessica Young (She/Her/Hers)

Jessica is an alumnus of the UConn Class of 2019. She graduated as part of the Honors Program and the Special Program in Medicine with a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology and a B.S. in English. At …

By Hannah Halloran
Hannah Halloran Graduate Assistant, Programming Hannah Halloran
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Student Success Story: Megan Go

Megan Go (she/her/hers) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences and Communication with a minor in Global Studies at UConn in 2020. Megan received the Fulbright Student Grant to teach English in Taiwan; however, that got postponed to the upcoming …

By Erin McConnell
Erin McConnell CLAS Career Ambassador Erin McConnell
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Job Search – the Power of Networking

Searching for an internship or your first full-time job is an interesting challenge for all students. As a First Generation student, you may be facing additional potential barriers. Do you know what questions to ask or what type of support …

By Robert Volle
Robert Volle Program Director - Regional Campuses & CPR Robert Volle
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