News Items from UNC Greensboro

As World AIDS Day 2011 approaches, students in the Counseling and Educational Development program are doing their part to increase HIV/AIDS awareness on campus and beyond campus. Graduate students in Dr. Christine Murray’s Sexuality Counseling course, in partnership with Triad Health Project, have launched “I HAVE HIV Awareness” to provide education and resources, and promote […]

Dr. Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll (Interior Architecture) has been elected to a two-year term as chair of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions. Based at the University of Georgia, the alliance is devoted to representing the nation’s preservation design review commissions. It provides technical support and manages an information network to help local commissions, and it advocates […]

Dr. Valerie Vickers (School of Education) was presented the Greensboro Public Library’s Thomas Berry Award at a tribute to Thomas Berry event at Guilford College on Nov. 11. Dr. Charlie Headington (Religious Studies) has received this award previously. The award recognizes an individual or organization that has demonstrated a sustained effort to implement environmental programs […]

A number of faculty members in the Economics Department participated in the Southern Economic Association annual meetings in Washington, DC, Nov. 19-21. Dora Gicheva presented her papers, “Tax Exemptions for Employer Provided Tuition Assistance and Graduate Education” and “Does the Student-Loan Burden Weigh into the Decision to Start a Family,” and served as a discussant […]

Eric Scott (Housing & Residence Life) was recently recognized as the Outstanding New Professional of the Year during the 38th annual conference of the North Carolina Housing Officers’ (NCHO) Association. The Outstanding New Professional Award recognizes a colleague in the first three years of professional level employment in Housing and Residence Life who displays exemplary […]

Woody Burkhead (Housing & Residence Life) recently received an R. Randy Rice Service Award at the 38th annual conference of the North Carolina Housing Officers’ (NCHO) Association. R. Randy Rice Service Awards are given to those deserving staff at individual institutions who have gone beyond the call of duty and/or service to support the mission, […]

The next time you come to a stop at the Lee Street/Glenwood Avenue stoplight, look around. Soon, the area will start to look much different. “Forget about the Lee Street of today,” says Mike Byers, associate vice chancellor for campus enterprises. “Think about the Lee Street of tomorrow.” Phase I of the UNCG/Glenwood Mixed-Use Village […]

Watching Pixar films like “The Incredibles” and “Ratatouille” is great fun. Designing characters in these films must have quite an experience. But directing an Oscar-nominated short that appeared before every big-screen showing of “Toy Story 3”? Pixar artist Teddy Newton will speak Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at UNCG’s School of Education Building, Room […]