Month: March 2011



Husky Sport’s ‘Read and Raise’ Fosters Literacy and Healthy Nutrition Skills

March 24, 2011

Husky Sport’s third annual literacy initiative, Read & Raise, is in high gear, encouraging Hartford students to read books, complete reading response worksheets and compete for various prizes, all the while raising money for continued Husky Sport efforts. The Husky Sport program is in the Neag School of Education‘s Department of Kinesiology. Read & Raise […]


Kraemer Publishes New Text Book on Exercise Physiology

March 24, 2011

William J. Kraemer, Ph.D., a professor of kinesiology in the Neag School of Education, is releasing a new textbook book this month called Exercise Physiology: Integrating Theory and Application. The book aims to engage the undergraduate student’s interest in exercise physiology while relating concepts to practical job results. It also is the first book in […]


Neag School Selects New Students for Fall 2011

March 24, 2011

Neag School faculty have been busy interviewing prospective undergraduate students for Fall 2011 and recently selected most of the incoming class for the various programs. Prospective students went through an extensive selection process that included applications and portfolios, along with written and oral interviews. For 2011, the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Teacher Education Program (IB/M) admitted 117 new […]


Learning Independent Living Skills

March 24, 2011

By the time they’re young adults, most people have learned not to barge into an ongoing conversation with a totally unrelated comment. But for some, knowing how to connect appropriately with others is confusing. UConn students are now reaching out to developmentally challenged 18- to 21-year-olds, demonstrating socially acceptable behavior as part of an innovative […]



NCATE Features the Neag School

March 24, 2011

  The Neag School of Education is the first institution in the nation to be featured on the website of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in a new web series entitled “Stories from the Field.” The NCATE believes that the clinically based teacher preparation model at the Neag School exemplifies many of […]


Neag Professor Receives National Award

March 24, 2011

  Linda Pescatello, a professor of kinesiology in the Neag School of Education, and a Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) Principal Investigator is being awarded the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)’s 2011 Citation Award. The Citation Award is the ACSM’s second-highest honor. The ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science […]



Greetings from Katie

March 24, 2011

Eighth-semester undergraduate at Neag blogs about her experiences through UConn Welcome Mat Hi all, Katie  – the Lodewick Visitor Center’s (LVC) graduate student here.  With the spring semester off to a speedy start, I find myself busy as always with classes, my internship at Goodwin Elementary School, and my job here at the LVC, and […]