Shawn Kornegay

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Simone Biles

Exploring Technology and Challenges in the Summer Olympics: A Conversation with Jaci L. VanHeest

With the Olympic Games set to begin in Paris, associate professor and past Team USA Swimming Physiologist Jaci L. VanHeest discusses contemporary advances and challenges at the Summer Olympics

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Neag School Alumni Board Names Recipients of its 2024 Scholarship

Graduate students John Burrell, Joshua Sukumar, and Damiao Zoe Xu are recipients of the fund, which was created as a way to invest in future generations of Neag School students

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25 Years as Neag: Improving Access to Education Through Scholarships

The Ray Neag Endowment Fund and the Neag Foundation Scholarship for the Neag School IB/M Program support dozens of students each year, and have inspired many other donors to establish scholarship funds as well

A family gathers in Rome Ballroom at UConn.

25 Years as Neag: Neag School Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Naming of the School

The School and the UConn Foundation gathered friends, donors, faculty, staff, students, and Neag family members on May 15 to celebrate the legacy and impact of Ray and Carole Neag's transformative gift.

Professional African American women speaks on the phone while holding basketball.

To Celebrate the Women’s Sports Moment, Look to the Movement

Recent research provides insights into the experiences of the workers who’ve dedicated themselves to growing women’s sport and the steps leaders can take to continue the progress of the movement

George Schott

Alumnus George Schott: A Journey from Corporate Success to Classroom Impact

George Schott ’21 MA, a successful financial services executive, found himself nearing the end of a long career and decided to follow his passion of nurturing young minds by becoming a teacher

Tamashi Hettiarachchi and her class.

Neag School Alumna Recognized as a Knowles Teaching Fellow

Tamashi Hettiarachchi joins a national network of math and science teachers who are collaborative, innovative leaders improving education for all students  

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Neag School Honors Faculty, Staff, and Students With 2024 Annual Awards

The Dean’s Office solicited nominations earlier in the spring for the Neag School’s annual awards recognizing research, teaching, and service.

Morgaen Donaldson, Saran Stewart, and Dean Jason Irizarry.

Neag School Associate Professor Saran Stewart Wins Teaching Award

Stewart has been named the 2024 Dr. Perry A. Zirkel Distinguished Teaching Award recipient

Soribel Torres-Jimenez

Neag School Class of 2024 Student Profile: Soribel Torres-Jimenez ’23 (ED)

“After talking to UConn alumni, I was confident that the connections I would make within the Neag School would open many doors for me to continue learning beyond the classroom.”