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Inside Look: My Research Journey

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Virtual - WebEx

Wondering what it’s like to participate in research as an undergraduate? Want to know how other undergraduates got their start in research and what they’ve learned along the way?

OUR Peer Research Ambassadors will share their stories and answer your questions in this casual and interactive virtual session.

Student Panelists:

• Lauren Rudin ’22 (Major: Exercise Science; Minor: Biological Sciences)

• Stephanie Schofield ’23 (Major: MCB; Minors: Chemistry & Psychological Sciences)

• Drew Tienken’22 (Majors: Environmental Science & Political Science)

• Humza Zaidi ’22 (Majors: MCB, IMJR: Global Health & Reproduction; Minor: Healthcare Management)

Moderator: Poorna Balakumar ’23 (Majors: MCB & Pathobiology; Minor: Healthcare Management and Insurance Studies)

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Melissa Berkey, Office of Undergraduate Research,

Office of Undergraduate Research (primary), Academic Center for Exploratory Students, Center for Career Development, CLAS Undergraduate Students, First Year Programs & Learning Communities, Honors Program, Pre-Law, Pre-Med and Pre-Dental, UConn Master Calendar

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