Led by educational psychology professors in the Neag School of Education, two research projects have recently been awarded a total of nearly $5 million in federal funding, made available through the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act.
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom.
Neag School alum Robert E. Dunn ’51 MA, ’55 Ph.D., an accomplished educator and administrator, spent his life inspiring bright young minds in the classroom and abroad. With his passing on July 18, 2017, UConn remembers Dunn’s philanthropic vision of ensuring student success and opportunity.
Current Ph.D. student and two-time Neag School alumnus Kevin Liner ’10 (CLAS), (ED), ’11 MA is knee-deep in his doctoral studies, focusing his research interests on mathematics education.
Neag School alumna Jennifer Lanese ’94 (ED), ’95 MA authors this original piece, reflecting on the meaning of privilege, its impact in the classroom, and how educators can work toward fostering a culturally competent learning environment for their students.
Chris Dailey, the conscience of the nation’s model college athletic program — UConn women’s basketball — will accept the Margo Dydek Award on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena, when the Sun play old friends Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart and Seattle
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The Connecticut Sun will honor UConn women’s basketball associate head coach Chris Dailey with the Margo Dydek Award as its 2017 Woman of Inspiration on August 8th when Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm return to Mohegan Sun Arena.
Former UConn women’s soccer goalkeeper Emily Armstrong will continue her professional career overseas in Norway. The Collegeville, Pennsylvania native signed with the Medkila IL club in the Toppserien, the top tier of Norwegian women’s soccer.
Seven faculty members across the Neag School of Education have recently been awarded funding — totaling more than $10 million — by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) for a range of education research projects. In addition, two Neag School alumni are part of grant projects newly funded by IES.