Several Neag School graduate students and faculty have been named 2019-20 Initiative on Campus Dialogues Fellows. This initiative brings together UConn students, staff, and faculty, as well as nonuniversity practitioners, to focus on dialogue and implementation. Sport Management graduate students Charles Macaulay and Ajhanai Newton, with Laura Burton and Justin Evanovich, are Fellows with their project “Sports Talk: Creating Dialogical Classrooms for the Development of Future Sport Leaders;” Read more about Neag School’s ICD Fellows for 2019-20.
Sport management faculty host Global Sports Mentoring Program delegate from Lebanon, UConn Today.
The UConn Sport Management Program co-sponsored a sport symposium this fall, which was covered by UConn Today.
“Our faculty has expertise directly applicable to sports analytics,” says Yan. “In the future, as our impact grows, the conference will also provide a platform for the sports industry to recruit our students.”
EDLR’s Laura Burton is quoted in MyRecordJournal.com regarding gender disparities in higher education leadership roles.
Writer and former MLB player Doug Glanville will teach a course for Sport Management centered on sports and society, covered by The Hartford Courant.
“This past summer, the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) formally recognized Neag School Professor Jennifer McGarry as the 2019 recipient of its most prestigious honor: the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award. The Zeigler Award, the highest distinction one can earn in the academic field of sport management, acknowledges significant contributions to the field in terms of scholarship, research, leadership, and peer recognition.” Read the full Neag School of Education article here. Also available from UConn Today.
Sport Management’s Dr. Laura Burton co-authors original commentary on women in sport by The Conversation
UConn Today covers two EDLR faculty researchers, Drs. Jennie Weiner and Laura Burton who will be serving as PI and Co-PI during their investigation on 25 black, female principals and how microaggressions and discrimination affect their experiences.
This research is funded by a Spencer Foundation Grant.