Category: News & Events


Read stories about recent Neag School news and events including research grant announcements, appointments, and awards.



Join us July 12-17,2020 for the 43rd Confratute at the University of Connecticut

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February 19, 2020

Learn how to differentiate, and enrich and meet, the needs of ALL learners. Participate in hands-on, personal, highly engaging work with experts in the field, including Joseph Renzulli, Sally Reis, Sandra Kaplan, Del Siegle, Brian Housand, Jann Leppien, and Marcia Gentry. Take part in work that supports the implementation of thousands of Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) programs nationally and internationally.




Jason Irizarry giving a lecture in the Gentry Building.

Jason Irizarry Appointed Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

January 17, 2020

Jason Irizarry, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, has been named the Neag School associate dean for academic affairs. He takes over this month for Joseph Madaus, who is resuming his faculty role to focus on recent research grants, including one focused on supporting academically talented students on the autism spectrum.




Thomas Van Hoof, pictured on the right, receives the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) award from Aynsley Diamond, director of faculty outreach and engagement at CETL.

Neag School Alum Receives UConn Teaching Fellow Award

January 15, 2020

Neag School alumnus Thomas J. Van Hoof  ’92 MD, ’96 MA associate professor at UConn’s schools of nursing and medicine, has been recognized by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) as one of two 2019-20 University Teaching Fellows. The award, which honors full-time faculty who show a commitment to teaching, demonstrated knowledge […]