News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNCG’s Office of Assessment and Accreditation has posted the General Education Program Assessment Forum narrated PowerPoint on its website at http://assessment.uncg.edu/academic/GenEd. The PowerPoint presents results from the recent assessment of the General Education Program. Your feedback is essential to help the General Education Council develop recommendations for improving student learning in UNCG’s General Education Program. […]

Going to the Bookmarks Festival? It’s in Winston-Salem Saturday, Sept. 6. You’ll see UNCG is well-represented: UNCG Libraries are sponsoring storyteller, author and naturalist Doug Elliott. Faculty member Terry Kennedy will read from his book “New River Breakdown.” Alumnus Robert Morgan will talk about his book “The Road from Gap Creek.” The NC Literary Map, […]

Data management is the process of managing your data before, during and after a research project. The effective management of your data ensures that your research is secure, promotes the reuse of your data by other researchers, and assures compliance with federal guidelines. Results from a 2013 UNCG survey indicate that faculty needed help with […]

Once again, a 5K run will be featured at UNCG Homecoming – which is on Halloween weekend this year. Here’s one way faculty and staff can help prepare. UNCG Campus Rec, in partnership with Fleet Feet Sports, is offering a special Couch to 5K (C25K) training to UNCG faculty and staff. This program, called No […]

Dr. Cheryl Lovelady is the School of Health and Human Sciences’ associate dean for research. Previously, as interim associate dean, Lovelady and her staff helped faculty in the school submit over $30 million in external funding applications during the 2013-14 academic year. A noted expert on nutrition and women’s health, Lovelady’s research group is one […]

Dr. Chris Payne (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received new funding from the Guilford County Area Authority for the project “Specialty Courts Staff Support.” As part of the process initiated by the Guilford County Board of Commissioners in 2010, UNCG CYFCP was selected to provide one qualified FTE Juvenile Court Case Coordinator. The […]

Dr. Sonja Frison (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received additional funding from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety for the project “Providing Support for Reclaiming Futures Implementation.” The work includes site visits, phone coaching, assistance with coordination of multi-site meetings, and working with other statewide initiatives such as the Juvenile Justice Substance […]

Dr. G. Donald Jud (Professor Emeritus, Bryan School) recently published an article titled “Real Estate Brokerage,” in the book “Private Real Estate Markets and Investments,” edited by H. Kent Baker and Peter Chinloy. The book is published by Oxford University Press.

Dr. Laura K. Taylor (Peace and Conflict Studies) is the principal investigator for a recently awarded project from the American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grant Program. “Daily Stressors and Positive Development among Immigrant and Refugee Youth” investigates how both negative (e.g., discrimination) and positive (e.g., social support) daily interactions affect ‘newcomer’ youth by identifying factors that […]

Aaron Piepmeier (Kinesiology) received funding from the American College of Sports Medicine for the project “A molecular approach to examining BDNF in the physical activity-cognition connection.” Research has shown that there is a connection between physical activity (PA) and improved cognitive performance (e.g., memory, problem solving). Additionally, there seems to be a link between the […]