Author: Simon Wang

Shoutout to Special Education on DoE Grant (Profs. Coyne, Lombardi, & Simonsen)

September 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $1.3 million in funding through its Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to the Neag School’s special education program for a project that will fully fund five doctoral students in the areas of literacy, positive behavioral supports, and transition, with four-year competitive fellowships for each student. Click here for details.

A Big EPSY Welcome to Dr. Clewiston D. Challenger

September 19, 2017

Educational Psychology welcomes new faculty member – Assistant Professor Dr. Clewiston Challenger Clewiston D. Challenger has been named an assistant professor of counseling in the Neag School, effective Aug. 23. Challenger most recently served as a graduate assistant, academic advisor, mentor, and tutor at Pennsylvania State University’s Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes. His research […]

Madaus’ Article Draws Nationwide Media Attention

September 16, 2017

  Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Educational Psychology Joseph Madaus’ article about preparing students with disabilities for the transition to college was recently featured in numerous media outlets nationwide, including The Conversation and UConn Today.  

Montrosse-Moorhead Elected to AEA Board

September 11, 2017

Professor Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead was elected to the American Evaluation Association board. Her 3-year term begins January 1, 2018 and ends on December 31, 2020.

McCoach and Brown Team Awarded $3M NSF Grant

September 2, 2017

EPSY professors Betsy McCoach and Scott Brown’s team secured a $3M NSF grant to train 50 future graduate students in the STEM field across UConn. Read the Neag news release here.

Congrats to Dr. Michael Young on New Publication

August 25, 2017

Dr. Michael F. Young and Dr. Stephen T. Slota publishes a new edited book on the development and impact of serious games in education titled: Exploding the Castle: Rethinking How Video Games & Game Mechanics Can Shape the Future of Education, by Information Age Publishers. For more information on this book, please refer to the publisher’s […]

Montrosse-Moorhead Joins NDE Editorial Board

August 3, 2017

Assistant Professor Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead this month joins the editorial board of New Directions for Evaluation, one of two official journals of the American Evaluation Association, the largest evaluation association in the world. Her three-year appointment will run from July 2017 to June 2020. New Directions for Evaluation (NDE) publishes works on all aspects of evaluation, with an emphasis […]