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  • Superintendent Visits Joshua Hyman’s EDLR Class
    Professor Joshua Hyman recently hosted Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Superintendent of Hartford Public Schools, as a guest speaker during his April 24, 2017, EDLR 6322 course.  Please see the Neag School of Education’s article for more information on Dr. Torres-Rodriguez’s visit.
  • Pi Pi Alpha Annual Meeting and Induction of New Members
    On April 19, 2017, at the Town and County Club in Hartford, Pi Pi Alpha, the honors society for graduate professional students in public administration and public policy, proudly inducted 26 new members.  The purpose of Pi Pi Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding academic achievement and to support graduate public service education.  The […]
  • “Fake News” Discussed at DPP Student Forum
    Twenty students, faculty and staff met for a relaxed, yet informative conversation about “fake news.”  The participants first talked about what fake news means to them and who has interest in creating fake news. The group scrolled through President Trump’s Twitter account to see the number of times he called out something as being “fake news.” […]
  • Thomas Craemer Speaks at “Implicit Bias Exhibit” Opening Reception
      On January 23, 2017, Professor Thomas Craemer provided the keynote address at the opening of An Exhibit on Implicit Bias & How It Affects Our Everyday Thoughts and Behaviors. This exhibit is open for public viewing from January 16 through February 28, 2017, at the Homer D. Babbidge Library on the UConn Storrs Campus.  
  • UConn: Critical to Connecticut’s Future
    The University of Connecticut Office of the President has created “UConn: Critical to Connecticut’s Future” showing the importance of UConn to the future of Connecticut.
  • GAPPS Welcomes New Officers for 2017
      The Graduate Association of Public Policy Students (GAPPS) is the student organization for the UConn Department of Public Policy. GAPPS’ goal is to serve as a social and intellectual forum for students pursuing a degree or certificate in the Department of Public Policy. Throughout the academic year GAPPS members plan and host a multitude of […]
  • Dr. Joshua Hyman receives Spencer Foundation Grant
    Congratulations to Dr. Joshua Hyman, Assistant Professor, on receiving a grant from the Spencer Foundation for his study No Child Left Relaxed? The Effect of Test –Based Accountability on Childhood Anxiety and Mental Health.