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Notable Faculty, Student, and Alumni Honors

FACULTY AWARDS AND HONORS Major National Honors & AwardsAmerican Education Research Association (AERA) FellowScott W. BrownAmerican Psychological Association (APA) FellowRonald A. BeghettoMelissa A. BrayScott W. BrownSandra M. ChafouleasJames C. KaufmanThomas J. KehleD. Betsy McCoachJames M. O’NeilSally M. Reis  Association of Psychological Science (APS) FellowMelissa BrayScott W. BrownSandra M. ChafouleasJames C. KaufmanThomas J. Kehle  Fulbright Faculty ScholarsWendy […]


Accolades: Read About the News and Accomplishments from our Students, Alumni and Faculty/Staff

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.edu. Students Cindy M. Massicotte, a third year doctoral […]


Atkins Foundation Grant Fuels Studies of Low-Carb Diets

Jeff Volek, associate professor of kinesiology in the Neag School of Education, received an $80,000 grant from the Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Foundation to study the effects of low-carbohydrate diets on health and performance. Volek has been studying the body’s response to carbohydrate restriction for more than a decade. The low-carb diet, which […]


Accolades: Read About the News and Accomplishments from our Alumni, Students, Faculty and Staff

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.edu. Alumni Francis J. Di Vesta (B.S. in […]


Accolades: Read About the News and Accomplishments from our Alumni, Faculty and Students

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.edu. News items regarding Neag alums: Superintendent […]


Department of Kinesiology Honored: National Top Ranking is Recognized at Men’s Basketball Game

The University of Connecticut’s Department of Kinesiology in the Neag School of Education has received one of the highest honors in its field: For the second consecutive time, the National Academy of Kinesiology has ranked the doctoral program in kinesiology No. 1 in the U.S. The No. 1 ranking stands for five years. In recognition […]


Jeff Volek Authors New Atkins Book

CHIP Principal Investigator Jeff Volek is disseminating nearly a decade’s worth of research on the effectiveness of low-carbohydrate diets through a well-received new book. Volek, an associate professor of kinesiology in the Neag School of Education, co-authored The New Atkins for a New You: The Ultimate Diet for Shedding Weight and Feeling Great with two […]


Collaborations Result in Kraemer’s Career High

The sports science world knows William Kraemer as an expert in the field of exercise science with special emphasis on the study of strength training. But the Neag professor sees himself simply as “the old coach,” giving credit to his colleagues for the many awards that have come his way over a long career in […]