This week we get musical, with student Jesus Cortes-Sanchez, who tells us about being a DREAMer and playing clarinet on a Grammy-winning album.
When Alexandra Eckhardt ’11 (CLAS, ED) was in elementary school her dad taught her to play Earth, Wind & Fire tunes on a four-string, junior-sized electric bass. He also taught her the acoustic bass because she loved low-noted instruments — but even the mini version was a stretch.
Science is in the midst of a crisis: A surprising fraction of published studies fail to replicate when the procedures are repeated.
In the last moments of UConn Gives 2019, the University’s 36-hour fund-raising initiative, Jonathan the Husky and a large crowd of supporters were on hand at Bear’s Smokehouse in Hartford to cheer the incredible results.
The University of Connecticut’s education school has, once again, finished high in the rankings when it comes to public universities and graduate schools.
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom. If you have an accolade to share, we want to hear from you! Please send any news items and story ideas to email@example.com.
This April, the American Educational Research Association (AERA)’s Annual Meeting will be collaborating with the Canadian Society for the Study of Education and the World Education Research Association to travel to Toronto, Canada. There, education research work by 60 faculty researchers, graduate students, and alumni from UConn’s Neag School of Education will be featured.
U.S. News & World Report has issued its 2020 rankings of the best graduate schools of education in the nation, with the Neag School of Education ranking among the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the United States for the fourth consecutive year.
“We can’t afford to overlook talent,” says Del Siegle, a professor of gifted education at the University of Connecticut, where he also directs the National Center for Research on Gifted Education. “The only way our country is going to reach its potential is if all the children have an opportunity to reach theirs.”
Thanks to a newly announced investment of $240,000 from the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, the Neag School will be able to support further efforts to diversify the teacher workforce of tomorrow.