Scott McConnell is a Member of the Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Leadership Team

Scott McConnell, professor of educational psychology and director of community engagement for the Center for Early Education and Development, is a member of the new Bridging the Word Gap Research Network leadership team. The two-year $593,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for which this team will serve, was announced and […]

U of M to rename Aquatic Center after Jean K. Freeman (’72)

The University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development will honor the late Jean K. Freeman, alumna of the then Department of Physical Education (now School of Kinesiology), by renaming the University Aquatic Center the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center. The legendary Freeman, who passed away in 2010, was a student-athlete for the Gophers […]

ICI collaborates with educators in India to improve elementary education

Faculty and students from Avinashilingam University for Women in Coimbatore, India, have arrived at the Institute on Community Integration (ICI) to work with ICI staff on strategies for helping students of all abilities and backgrounds in India to reach a level of education that will make them competitive in the job market and in everyday life. […]