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Since June 2009, UNCG’s 127 Weight Watcher members have lost over 1950 pounds. Your weight loss can help them reach that 2,000 pounds goal by June 2012. The Weight Watchers at Work program consists of a series of informative and motivational group meetings. Meeting time ranges from 45 minutes to one-hour weekly on Mondays in […]

General faculty meeting Wednesday, April 25, 3 p.m., Jarrell Hall, Jackson Library ‘Technology fair for non-techies’ by ITS Wednesday, April 25, 3:30 p.m., Bryan 160. Local foods forum Wednesday, April 25, EUC, 6:30 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.) “Larger-Than-Life” exhibition unveiling, by IRC students Friday, April 27, 6 p.m., Greensboro Children’s Museum Softball vs. Western […]

Next week’s Campus Weekly marks the final weekly issue until August. CW will publish every other week during the summer. Campus Weekly will publish: May 2 May 16 May 30 June 13 June 27 July 11 July 25 Aug 8 (the date CW will resume weekly schedule) Questions? Email mdharri3@uncg.edu.  

The Friends of the UNCG Libraries elected new officers. The new chair is Howard Covington of Greensboro, who is a journalist and author. The Vice-Chair/ Chair-elect is Billie Durham of Troy, recently retired from UNCG’s Library and Information Studies Program. Newly elected to the Board are Jennifer Koenig, Catherine Magid, Karl Schleunes, Rosemary Wander and […]

Dr. Bill Evans (Public Health Education) and his students provided health information for UNCG’s Facilities Services department in a series of presentations last week, as part of HealthyUNCG’s programming. The Community Health Intervention undergraduate students made the presentations, helping interested employees learn such things as how to manage stress and how to select healthy food […]

Two UNCG individuals so far have reached the senior level of Spartan Points, says Michelle Cathorall, director of HealthyUNCG. They have logged more than 700 points. And they will be entered into a drawing for either a year membership at Campus Rec or an Outdoor Adventure Trip for 2. Employees can earn Spartan Points by […]

At Monday’s meet-and-greet at the EUC, men’s basketball coach Wes Miller was near the entryway welcoming and talking with students, faculty and staff. Highlights played silently on a screen, as individuals talked with the players and coaching staff. Miller spoke for a few minutes to all those gathered, as he introduced each member of his […]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk0GZ5uX7W4[/youtube] A community science event took place last weekend on the High Point Greenway. Greenway Day was a hands-on science day put on by the students, teachers and UNCG GK-12 resident scientists from Montlieu Elementary, Welborn Middle School and Andrews High. It was sponsored by UNCG’s GK-12 program, funded by the National Science Foundation. Through […]

The International Reading Association’s 2012 IRA Dina Feitelson Research Award, which recognizes an outstanding empirical study in reading and related disciplines published in English in a referred journal, was presented for the article “On Reading Fluency Assessment: Issues of Construct, Criterion, and Consequential Validity” published in Reading Research Quarterly. Dr. Karen Wixson, dean of the […]

Dr. Robert Stavn has become the first faculty member to receive a grant from the Open Access Publishing Support Fund. In early February 2012, the University Libraries and the Office of Research & Economic Development created an Open Access Publishing Support Fund in order to support faculty, EPA employees and graduate students who are becoming […]