Neag School Welcomes Several New Faculty Members
Sakeena Everett, Latoya Haynes-Thoby, and Sandra Quiñones have joined the Neag School faculty this fall, and Alyssa Hadley Dunn will officially join in January at the start of the spring semester.
My First-Hand Account of Covering the Maccabiah in Israel
As an undergraduate student at UConn, Noam Watt reported from Gampel Pavilion, Rentschler Field, Elliot Ballpark, and numerous road venues, including Clemson University. He added a new location to his reporting journey this summer: Israel. Watt spent July covering the United States Delegation in the 21st Maccabiah. The Maccabiah, frequently referred to as the Jewish Olympics, is the 3rd largest sporting event in the world.
UConn Hosts Inaugural Frontiers in Playful Learning Conference
After a year of careful planning, the Neag School of Education’s Two Summers Educational Technology program and the UConn School of Fine Art’s Digital Media and Design (DMD) program co-hosted the inaugural Frontiers in Playful Learning conference from June 1 – 3, 2022.
Neag School Hosts Panel in Honor of 50th Anniversary of Title IX
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX’s passage this June, the University of Connecticut’s Human Rights Institute, in collaboration with the Neag School of EducationSport Management Program, recently hosted a “Beyond the Field” roundtable discussing the past, present, and future of the landmark gender equity legislation.
Sally Reis: Reflecting on 40 Years of Success at UConn
Sally Reis, the Letitia Morgan Chair in Educational Psychology at the Neag School of Education, recently retired after a 40-year career at UConn.
10 Questions With UConn African American Cultural Center Director
As UConn’s director of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC), Willena Kimpson Price ’90 Ph.D. has been instrumental in supporting UConn African American students’ higher education experiences for the past three decades. Price has steered the AACC to be recognized campuswide and throughout the United States as a university center that promotes an understanding and appreciation of the culture, history, and traditions of people of African descent.
Olympic Athletes: Five Questions America Needs to Ask About Athlete Activism
As the Winter Olympics begin in Beijing, questions about how free athletes are to express their political and moral beliefs
In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus Mark Shibles
Mark R. Shibles of Wilton, Maine, a former dean and professor emeritus of the Neag School of Education, was a highly respected scholar in educational leadership and policy. With his passing in August, the Neag School honors Shibles’ impact and his legacy.
Connecticut’s 2021 Letters About Literature Contest Winners Named
The Neag School of Education, UConn’s Department of English, and the Connecticut Writing Project (CWP), co-sponsors of the 28th annual Letters About Literature contest, are proud to announce Connecticut’s winners for the 2020-21 academic year.
Miguel Cardona Named 1st UConn Grad to Serve as U.S. Secretary of Education
Neag School alumnus Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP, was confirmed on March 1 by the U.S. Senate.