Author: Jennifer Gayda




Physical Therapy Students Give Back By Refurbishing Medical Equipment

January 30, 2013

On the first Saturday of every month, University of Connecticut physical therapy students volunteer at the New England Assistive Technology Center in Hartford (NEAT). A branch of Hartford’s Oak Hill School for adults and children with physical disabilities, NEAT is an important resource for assistive devices and technology in Connecticut. At NEAT, donated medical equipment […]


Teacher-Turned-Author Inspired by Personal Experiences

December 17, 2012

Lynda Mullaly-Hunt, Neag graduate and former third-grade teacher, admits that she wasn’t always an aspiring author. “Most authors say that they’ve wanted to write since they could chew on a crayon,” says Mullaly-Hunt, “but that wasn’t true for me.” She says she wrote One for the Murphys, a middle school-aged novel published in May by […]



Do What You Love

November 26, 2012

Dr. Richard Schwab, Raymond Neag Endowed Professor of Educational Leadership and former dean of the Neag School of Education, recently published a chapter in Attaining a Academic Appointment entitled, “Do What You Love.” Written at the request of alum Kent Butler, one of the book’s three co-authors, the chapter gives advice to those who aspire […]