Mark R. Shibles of Wilton, Maine, a former dean and professor emeritus of the Neag School of Education, was a highly respected scholar and leader in educational leadership and policy. With his passing on Aug. 24, 2021, at 83, the Neag School honors Shibles’ impact and his legacy. Read the tribute.
Public and Private Education in America: Examining the Facts (ABC-CLIO, 2021) — a new book co-authored by Neag Professor of Educational Policy Casey Cobb — is the latest installment in a series that examines controversial claims surrounding major political and cultural issues in America. Access an excerpt.
In a newly published journal article, Neag School Professor and adult learning expert Robin Grenier examines, with colleagues including Neag School alumna Kristi Kaeppel ’20 Ph.D., the use of book clubs and literature as a tool for enhancing the professional learning of employees across various organizations — from the military to nonprofits to health care. Learn more about the research.
Two long-running educational programs at UConn for Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) recipients are combining under a new $4.2 million USDA grant. The newly combined Husky Programs will continue promoting healthy lifestyles for SNAP recipients throughout the state. Read about the new grant.
WISP quotes Dr. Jennifer McGarry on career paths as a coach and athletics director given her research related to gender and sport in a ‘conversation from the world of women in sports’ podcast.
CT Mirror highlights current ESPN analyst and Sport Management Adjunct Professor Doug Glanville joins John Dankosky for a conversation on the role of sports in today’s social justice movement.
Sport Management’s Doug Glanville featured in Kiplinger
EDLR-affiliated superintendents, Leslie Torres-Rodriguez and Michael Conner are featured in the Time article on education during COVID-19.
Please join us in welcoming new Neag School faculty member Saran Stewart to the Higher Education & Student Affairs Program.
Dr. Jennie Weiner pens commentary on a viral social media post around homeschooling during a pandemic and what she’s learned – pg.29 in the UConn Magazine