Alumni News

Cohort 1:

Tanya Miller ’20 (CLAS) was a Physiology and Neurobiology major who focused her BOLD project on increasing the visibility of women in the medical field.  After graduation from her undergraduate experience, Tanya participated in the inaugural cohort of BOLD Fellows.  In May of 2021, she had the great honor of being the student speaker for one of the University of Connecticut’s Class of 2020 in-person commencement ceremonies. In the fall of 2021, Tanya will begin her graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing to pursue her MSN!

Cohort 2:

Simran Sehgal ’21 (ENG) was a biomedical engineering major with an interest in the forces of culture, economics and politics that shape the dynamics of our technological environment and received a Fulbright Study grant to the Netherlands. She has been accepted at Maastricht University to pursue a master’s in European studies on society, science, and technology, where she will focus on science and public policy to examine the relationship between contemporary governance and technological innovations. Upon completion of her master’s, Sehgal will return to attend medical school with a dual master’s program in health services and policy research.

Noor Taweh ’21 (CLAS) was a Physiology & Neurobiology major who focused her BOLD project on investigating the experience of first-generation immigrants from the Middle East. Noor will be working as a medical assistant in a pediatric office as she applies for medical school. In addition, she will continue to choreograph for her local dance studio.