Meet undergraduate student Alexa Kugler

Alexa Kugler
Alexa Kugler

In May 2020, Alexa Kugler will graduate with a major in both pathobiology and German studies, along with a minor in molecular and cell biology. She plans to take a gap year as a research intern, then attend graduate school. Her long-term career goal is to secure a research position with a facility such as the Centers for Disease Control, studying zoonotic infectious diseases. Read more about Alexa’s experiences as a UConn student.

What attracted you to the UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources?

I actually came into UConn my freshman year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as a biological sciences major. During my first semester I realized it wasn’t the right fit for me and started exploring other major possibilities. I took courses in a few different majors across colleges and found I really liked not only the courses offered in CAHNR, but also the college’s strong sense of community.

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