News Items from UNC Greensboro

Having led two of North America’s largest franchise car rental companies, Sanford “Sandy” Miller knows how to build successful organizations. He will share that expertise at UNCG’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Leader Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, in EUC Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required with an […]

The BB&T Distinguished Lecture Series on Capitalism will present Dr. Dan Hausman speaking on “Making Sense of Cost Benefit Analysis.” Hausman (University of Wisconsin-Madison) will speak on Monday Oct. 31, 4 p.m., in the Faculty Center. More information at http://www.uncg.edu/bae/bbt/speakers/Fall11.html

The Green Office program has really started to take off, notes the Sustainability Office. The six offices that are currently participating are: The Office of the Chancellor Office of Leadership and Service Learning University Registrar’s Office Weatherspoon Museum of Art Environmental Health and Saftey University Libraries: Special Collections To see if your office may want […]

UNCG’s Division of Continual Learning (DCL) recently won three W3 Awards (“Webbies”), presented by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, honoring creative excellence on the web. PSC 105: Issues and Ideologies received a Gold Award for Educational Web Site. It is an innovative, interactive online course (originally launched in 2009), developed in close conjunction […]

Good science teaching matters. But what is good? And to whom does it matter? That is the topic of Dr. Heidi Carolone’s lecture Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Public Library Central Branch on North Church Street. Light refreshments will be served. The lecture is free and open to the public. […]

The Career Services Center will host its annual Nursing Career Day on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Cone Ballroom, EUC. The Nursing Career Day is an excellent opportunity for students in Nursing to learn about employment opportunities and graduate school options. Although primarily Nursing students attend, this event will be […]

Dr. Sherrill Hayes (Program in Conflict & Peace Studies) recently became editor of “The Peacemaker,” the official publication of the Dispute Resolution Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. His first issue, published this month, is focused on the intersection of politics and dispute resolution and includes one his articles titled, “Family dispute resolution in North […]

Dr. Kelly Ritter (English) recently attended a White House meeting as a representative of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA). During a small group discussion with Department of Education policy advisors, she and other leaders from the CWPA and the National Writing Project warned that Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and other accelerated learning programs, which […]

Dr. Todd Beck (Student Health Services) was the official physician on the Triad “Flight of Honor” on Oct. 15. The flight, covered in this report on WXII, took World War II veterans to see the WWII Memorial on the mall of Washington, D.C. Beck has been on staff at UNCG Student Health Services for more […]