News Items from UNC Greensboro

Baseball vs. Georgia Southern Thursday, March 28, 6 p.m. Think tank Thursday, on the color blue Thursday, March 28, 6:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Men’s tennis vs. Binghamton Saturday, March 30, 2 p.m. Women’s golf, Bryan Invitational, Bryan Park Sunday, March 31 Children’s book reading, Dr. Mike Perko Monday, April 1, 4 p.m., Alumni House Graduate Research/Creativity […]

On Saturday, March 30, 2013, the UNCG Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) will host the photo exhibition “One Summer in Damak: Glimpses of Life in a Bhutanese Refugee Camp.” The event, free and open to the public, spotlights one of the major refugee groups entering the U.S. and settling in Greensboro. Khem Khatiwada, a […]

Graduate students from UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics won second place in the Graduate Comprehensive Small Business Institute Project of the Year competition for their MBA capstone project. The students – Neha Gupta, Yi-Chen Hung and Alison Weeks – worked on the project with Bryan School faculty Dianne H.B. Welsh and Jason Bohrer.

The UNCG Empty Bowls Community Social Justice strives to educate the campus community about hunger and homelessness and serves as a reminder that there are always “Empty Bowls” in the world. The finished bowls that were painted by numerous students, faculty and staff in late January will go on sale next week. Purchase them Monday, […]

UNCG’s third annual poverty simulation – titled “Making ₵ents of Being Poor” – will be held today (Wednesday, March 27, 2013). Training will be in the morning; the simulation will take place in the afternoon on College Avenue. Jack Register (Social Work) is the event developer and organizer. This year’s event is sponsored by the […]

There have been several new updates to the UNCG Budget Central web site, to help keep the campus community informed. One is a memo from Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs Reade Taylor, which can be accessed at http://budgetcentral.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/03-22-2013.pdf The Budget Central site is at http://budgetcentral.uncg.edu/

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff (Biology) was honored by the the American Society of Plant Taxonomists. Its Honors and Awards Committee awarded him the first annual Innovations in Plant Systematics Education Prize. “Your innovative application of research in cognitive psychology to teaching plant identification skills, record of pedagogical research and use of technology to interact with students […]

Stoel Burrowes (Interior Architecture) received a Golden A’ Design Award in the Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category. His “Cat’s Cradle” design – a living-room chair – was inspired by the fine and antique woodworking traditions especially of Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern and Windsor Chair-making. The JB Living-Room Chair also incorporates the contemporary material and […]

Dr. Deborah Taub (Teacher Education & Higher Education), Dr. Brad Johnson (Housing & Residence Life/Teacher Education & Higher Education), Liz Jodoin (Counseling & Testing Center), and Jalonda Thompson (Undergraduate Studies) are featured chapter authors in the recently released “Preventing College Student Suicide,” a special issue recently released as part of the New Directions for Student […]