Category: News & Events

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

Champion Coach Speaks to Neag Grads

August 24, 2010

Geno Auriemma, coach of the NCAA women’s basketball champions, encouraged more than 200 Neag School of Education graduates to merge the arts and sciences into their approach as teachers. “Take the science that you learned, add the creative art that’s in your soul, and I think you’re on your way to become a good teacher,” […]

Neag Grads Lauded on Sunny Mother’s Day

August 24, 2010

About 200 Neag School of Education students received bachelor’s degrees and sixth-year diplomas in educational specialties at the May 9 graduation ceremonies in the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. “I’ve been telling him to be a school teacher his whole life … summers off,” Paul Hurst said before the proceedings. He was speaking of […]

Neag School Tops in Northeast

June 1, 2010

The Neag School of Education continued its dominance as the No. 1 public school of education in the Northeast, according to the 2011 annual review of the best U.S. graduate schools announced in April by the U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News ranked the Neag School 31st among 279 private and public education schools surveyed. […]

Neag School’s Newsletter Goes Digital

February 16, 2010

Welcome to this first online edition of Spotlight, the Neag School of Education’s newsletter highlighting the news, research and achievements of our school, alumni, faculty, staff and students, and hope you’ll find this new format convenient and informative. While you’ll discover many of the same types of articles in this and future editions, we have expanded our […]

What’s Old is New Again!

February 12, 2010

The Charles B. Gentry Building is now a comfortable, attractive home for Neag School faculty, staff and students. The $10 million overhaul of the original side of the building came in on time, and reopened in January (In 2003, a large wing and atrium was added to the building’s west side). During the holiday break, faculty, […]

Education’s Top Honor Goes to Neag Professor Joseph Renzulli!

January 27, 2010

  When the telephone rang in Joseph Renzulli’s office one day last summer, and the voice on the other end asked if he would take a call from Terry McGraw, the Neag professor’s first reaction was, “Who’s Terry McGraw?” Not only is McGraw the chairman, president and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies, he […]