Month: April 2017



Marisa Maccario and UConn Women's Ice Hockey Team

10 Questions With Student-Athlete Marisa Maccario ’18 (ED)

April 18, 2017

UConn women’s ice hockey forward Marisa Maccario ’18 (ED), a native of Marblehead, Mass., has been playing on a hockey team since the age of 5. Currently a sport management major in the Neag School, talks here about her experience as a student-athlete, about her favorite class at UConn, and more.



Degnans with Kimberly Duhart

Students, Donors Celebrate at Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony

April 13, 2017

The Neag School of Education honored more than 100 of its students last night at its Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Formerly known as the Honors Day Celebration, the event — held at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts on the UConn Storrs campus — brought together current students receiving Neag School-affiliated scholarships in the coming academic year; their guests; and the donors whose contributions to the Neag School make these sources of financial support possible.






Melissa Bray

10 Questions With School Psychology Professor Melissa Bray

April 6, 2017

Melissa Bray is a professor of school psychology in the Neag School of Education. She joined the faculty in 1999 and is a two-time alumna of UConn, having earned her undergraduate degree in communications sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and her master’s degree in school psychology from the Neag School. Bray is a licensed psychologist and licensed speech language pathologist; a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society; and a member of a select group called the Society for the Study of School Psychology.


Crony Capitalism

April 6, 2017

“My recent research has involved looking at privatization in other contexts, and trying to determine whether the issues and problems you see in these other contexts could impact charter schools,” says Professor Preston Green. “I explored the issue of whether a charter school `bubble’ is emerging, akin to what we saw in the lead up to the housing crisis.”