Accolades – below are news and notes from our alumni, faculty, staff, and students. We are proud of all the amazing accomplishments by our Neag family. If you have an accolade to share, we want to hear from you! Please send any news items (and story ideas) to shawn.kornegay@uconn.
Award-winning composer William D. Pardus, ’58, ’59, ’60, has been recognized with the Director’s Prize in the International Composers’ Competition, sponsored by the Longfellow Chorus of Portland, Maine for his composition – FIVE SONGS of the SEA (for soprano voice and piano) which was part of a project of setting ten Longfellow poems to music, with varied types of accompaniments. The event sounded the latest high note of this Neag School of Education alum’s long and varied career.
It’s been four years since Wally Lamb published a new book, his short, light-hearted novel, Wishin’ and Hopin’. Now at last, he gives us a rich new novel, We Are Water. Lamb launched We Are Water (Harper Collins) on Oct. 21 at the new UConn Co-op Bookstore at Storrs Center, which opened – before even the bookshelves are installed – on one night only for this special occasion.
Results of a clinical study on how to best gauge whether patients with Parkinson’s disease are effectively responding to treatments will be presented by two Nayden Rehabilitation Clinic graduate students and their advisors this fall. Overseen by Neag School of Education Department of Kinesiology clinical instructors Cristina Colon-Semenza and Laurie Devaney, and Dr. Michael Joseph, the study is the first neurological rehabilitation study conducted at the Nayden Clinic.
The upbeat chant of “We shall overcome” on August 28,1963 still echoes in Neag Professor Emeritus Stan Shaw’s ears. The anthem led him through a sea of people at the Washington Monument where he joined his students from Prince Edward County, VA for the “best school field trip ever.” That day became the peak of […]
University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Professor Kathleen Kelley Reardon, a 1971 Neag alumna and former UConn associate professor, was awarded the UConn Alumni Association Humanitarian Award at the UConn Alumni Awards in October. A professor of management and organization development and leading authority on persuasion, negotiation, leadership and interpersonal communication, Reardon received […]
Getting young children involved in sports and other recreational activities is a great way to keep them healthy, happy, and fit. But being active also increases a child’s chances of getting hurt. Each year, more than 3.5 million children ages 14 and under receive medical treatment for sports-related injuries, according to Safe Kids USA, a […]