Dollars and Sense

Though having a knack for math, accounting, or stats is considered necessary for a successful career in the world of finance – leadership, research, critical thinking, and communication, are also coveted skill sets. Regardless of the position you hold, you …

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: A Motivated Organization for Students in STEM

Did you know that only 7% of the STEM workforce identifies as Hispanic? This disparity has not gone unnoticed by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. 

SHPE has a mission to combat this gap through trainings, programming, and mentorships. SHPE envisions a world where Latinos are influential …

By Spencer Hayes
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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
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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
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