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UConn Science Salon

Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:00pm – 8:30pm

The Lyceum

You're invited to the first Science Salon of the 2018 series. We hope you'll join us for drinks, networking, and exciting discussion about How Schools Succeed by Nurturing the Whole Child, featuring the work of UConn's Collaboratory on School and Child Health. Join our expert panel for a lively discussion about how teachers, researchers and schools in the state are helping the whole child be healthy, resilient, and ready to learn.

Moderator: Desi D. Nesmith '01, '02, '09 Chief School Turnaround Officer, Connecticut Department of Education

Panelists: Althea M. Brooks '91 Executive Director, Bridge to Success Community Partnership, Waterbury, CT

Sandy Chafouleas, PhD Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Department of Education Psychology, Neag School of Education, UConn

Lindsay DiStefano, PhD, ATC Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn

$15 per person ticket price includes appetizers and a drink. Please RSVP by November 2, 2017. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Neag School of Education (primary), Alumni Relations, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn Master Calendar

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