Category: Academics

Read stories related to the Neag School of Education’s academic programs.

UConn’s New Multidisciplinary Data Science Master’s Starts this Fall, with Focus on Ethics

August 12, 2022

From online streaming to health care systems, from retailers to researchers, the demand for knowledgeable and skilled data scientists has never been greater. UConn has stepped up to meet the need with the launch of a new multidisciplinary Master’s in Data Science program and an inaugural full-time cohort of 20 students starting in the upcoming Fall 2022 semester.

Professor Michael Coyne with schoolchildren

Neag School-Led Connecticut Partnership for Literacy Success Continues Mission to Teach All Children to Read

July 30, 2022

For a decade, researchers from the Neag School of Education have worked with the state on an ambitious literacy initiative designed to close Connecticut’s significant achievement gap. Their efforts have proved so successful that now a program that began with a few pilot schools is set for significant expansion to school districts of need across the state.

Multidisciplinary Team Wins $3M for Graduate Program

June 30, 2022

An ambitious team of researchers from across the University has won $3mn from the National Science Foundation to pursue a project in the neuroscience of learning. The program, known as TRANSCEND: TRANSdisciplinary Convergence in Educational Neuroscience Doctoral training, aims to get graduate students from both classic and atypical backgrounds into educational neuroscience research.