News Items from UNC Greensboro

Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of dementia, has no known cure. But what if something as simple as regular exercise could impact a person’s genetic risk for the disease? That’s what Dr. Jennifer Etnier wants to find out. Etnier (Kinesiology) has received a $275,000, two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study […]

Forum, “Who controls the ballot box?” Wednesday, Oct. 24, 4 p.m., Curry 225 Great Conversation, “Tattoos and Personal Identity,” Chris Metivier Wednesday, Oct. 24, 5 p.m., MHRA Atrium Hispanic Heritage Month event, poet/comedian Joe Hernandez-Kolski Wednesday, Oct. 24, School of Education Building, 6 p.m., Room 120 Volleyball vs. Western Carolina Friday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. […]

The UNC Advisory Committee on Strategic Directions will meet in Chapel Hill today (Oct. 24) 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. As noted earlier in Campus Weekly, Chancellor Linda P. Brady is a member of this committee. An overview, listing of committee members, and agenda for the meeting may be accessed at www.northcarolina.edu/strategic_direction/Overview.htm Today’s meeting will […]

For the 13th consecutive year, The Princeton Review has recognized UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics as one of the top schools in the Southeast in the latest edition of its annual guidebook, “The Best 296 Business Schools.” The publication provides students with a glimpse into some of the components of the school, highlighting […]

“The Wild Life of Your Body, Bedroom and Life” will be topic of a lecture by Dr. Rob Dunn (Biology, NC State) on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. It will be held in 136 Petty Science Building. He will provide stories and new research about how our relationship to other species big and small […]

In partnership across two university divisions, the deans of Continual Learning (DCL) and Undergraduate Studies (US) signed a memorandum of understanding to loan Michelle Solér, a DCL Senior Director, to the newly reorganized Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons (FTLC) for the academic year. Patrick Lee Lucas, executive director for the FTLC, and Solér will work […]

The Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program, housed in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been awarded the Allied Academies’ Academy of Educational Leadership Creative and Innovative Education Award. The award recognizes a program for outstanding instruction and education as well as innovation and creativity. Dr. Dianne H.B. Welsh, director of the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program, accepted […]

Interested in knowing the most recently added DVDs at Jackson Library?. The library staff is now posting a list every few weeks. See Oct. 18 and 23 listings at Irma’s World blog, which lists recent arrivals. A few of the many examples are “Snow White & the Huntsman,” “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and “The […]

A General Education Program Assessment Forum — hosted and facilitated by the General Education Council, the Office of Assessment and Accreditation, and Faculty Senate — will be held in the Claxton Room at the EUC on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 2-4 p.m., and on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 2-4 p.m. The purposes of this forum […]

Lloyd International Honors College (LIHC) announces the 2013-14 Chancellor’s Resident Fellows competition. The College will appoint one Chancellor’s Resident Fellow who will teach full-time in LIHC and participate in the life of the College throughout the year. This program offers a wonderful opportunity for UNCG faculty to change their teaching routine and teach exclusively for […]