Neag School of Education

Jonathan with Neag School alumni awards

Neag School Alumni Board Announces the 2023 Alumni Award Winners

Eight outstanding graduates will be formally recognized at the Neag School’s 25th Annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Saturday, March 11.

Arpita Kurdekar, an integrated studies Ph.D. candidate in both the School of Fine Arts and the School of Engineering at UConn, poses for a photo among her artwork displayed in her apartment in Storrs

Laying a New Foundation Before Building Up

UConn’s first integrative studies student bridges passion for art, engineering in research and life

Donna Hayward

Neag School Alumna Donna Hayward Named National Principal of the Year

The National Association of Secondary Principals recently honored Hayward ’98 6th Year, ’10 ELP, who is principal of Haddam-Killingworth High School.

A compilation of headshots of Sakeena Everett, Alexandra Freidus, and Grace Player.

Three Neag School Faculty Members Receive Spencer Foundation Grants to Support Equity Research

Sakeena Everett, Alexandra Freidus, and Grace Player recently received the competitive awards, which support transformative, methodologically rigorous education research projects that help create a better, more equitable society. 

Group of elementary school pupils in class reading book sitting down

Fostering Collaborative Relationships Between Families and Schools

Clarisa Rodrigues, Neag School doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Psychology, prepared the following rapid research brief with the Center for Education Policy Analysis, Research, and Evaluation (CEPARE). Connecticut’s public school system has a rapidly growing number of students classified as English Learners (ELs).

Lightning strikes over a city at night, illustrating the sudden and dangerous nature of so-called cytokine storms, potentially fatal episodes where inflammation-causing proteins flood the blood.

UConn Research 2022: Advancing the Mind, Medicine, Society, and Beyond

In 2022, The UConn Research Enterprise achieved breakthroughs across many disciplines and contributed to important conversations on topics that define the times.

Puppets Nico, CJ, and Mena.

Feel Your Best Self Collaborative Project Nominated for Kidscreen Award

'These are like the Oscars for kid’s programming': Educational toolkit built to address children's emotional challenges is recognized in the 'Best Web/App Series—Original' category

Developing High School Students into Data Scientists

"Brain Healthy" initiative aims to help high school students interpret data collected through wearable devices to help make healthy choices impacting mental health

Devin M. Kearns uses a lightboard during a lecture

Neag School Faculty Member Appointed to New York City Literacy Advisory Council

Devin M. Kearns, associate professor of special education, has dedicated his career to researching reading disabilities such as dyslexia

Housing (In)Justice

In New Documentary Series, Senior Explores Student Housing Insecurity

Brianna Chance ‘23, a music education major, received funding from the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network for her project documenting student homelessness and housing insecurity in Connecticut