Professor Preston Green IIIwas formally appointed the John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education on Aug. 14. A renowned expert in education law who joined the Neag School’s Department of Educational Leadership in 2013, Green also holdsa joint appointment in UConn’s School of Law.
Professor Christopher Rhoads is co-PI on a new $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will investigate whether online courses provide increased access to STEM college degrees — particularly to students underrepresented in STEM fields.
The Neag School of Education is now seeking nominations for the 2020 Neag School Annual Alumni Awards through Oct. 31, 2019.
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) announced last week that researchers from the University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education have been awarded $6,896,988 over five years for three research projects related to special education. A faculty member from the Neag School of Education is also serving as co-prinicpal investigator on a $3,999,320 project awarded to the University of Kansas.
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Starring alums Karissa Niehoff ’10 Ed.D. and Jesús Cortés-Sanchez ’18 (ED), ’19 MA, plus appearances by music ed majors and Jonathans XIII and XIV, Neag School Commencement Weekend was full of Husky spirit.
UConn’s second annual Giving Day, a University-wide fundraising event held in March, raised more than $400,000 for the University of Connecticut as a whole, including more than $22,000 for the Neag School — all within the span of 36 consecutive hours.
This spring, two longtime faculty members will retire from the Neag School’s Department of Educational Psychology and Department of Curriculum and Instruction. In addition, a new head has been named to the Department of Educational Psychology for the fall of 2019.
The Rome Commons Ballroom at UConn’s Storrs campus was filled on Saturday evening with Neag School of Education Alumni Board members; Neag School faculty, staff, and administrators; friends of the University; and guests honoring seven distinguished Neag School alumni at the School’s annual Alumni Awards Celebration.