Study trip led by Donna Duffy (Kinesiology) and Lisa McDonald (CSD)). This past month, 19 UNCG Human Development & Family Studies and Social Work majors studied abroad for three weeks in Costa Rica as a part of the Language and Culture Immersion program that UNCG has hosted since 2006. This year, the trip was led […]
Charles Lindbergh had circled low over the UNCG campus in his Spirit of St. Louis. And now the campus community was waiting for his motorcade to pass through. It was midday on Oct. 14, 1927. The biggest celebrity of the decade had touched down at Greensboro’s new airport, as part of a tour promoting aviation […]
National nurse leader Lynn Kendrick Erdman BSN ’77 will be recognized as the 2015 Distinguished Alumna at the Alumni Association Annual Meeting to be held on Oct.17 during UNCG Homecoming weekend. A career that has taken Erdman from bedside nurse to the executive ranks of several major health organizations reached another milestone in January 2014. […]
Dr. Thanujeni (Jeni) Pathman (Psychology) has been elected to the Executive Committee of Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. She will serve a two-year term as Early Career Representative starting in January 2016. The aim of Division 7 is to promote research in developmental psychology, increase undergraduate and graduate education in developmental […]
Dr. Paul Silvia, Dr. Roger Beaty, Dr. Thomas Kwapil and Dr. Michael Kane (Psychology) have won competitive funding from the Imagination Institute. Their project will examine the neuroscience of individual differences in creative thought, using neuroimaging, cognitive tasks, personality factors, and intensive daily experience sampling in a community sample varying in creative accomplishment. Supported by […]
Dr. Justin Waxman (Kinesiology) received funding from the American Society of Biomechanics for the project “The Relationship between Hamstring Musculo-articular Stiffness and Anterior Cruciate Ligament during Functional Unilateral and Bilateral Landing Tasks”.
Dr. Bruce Kirchoff (Biology) attended the Summer Boot Camp at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. There, he won the Instructors Award for Most Engaged Student, the only award presented by the instructors at the camp. This was the first year that the Center offered the Boot Camp, a five day intensive communicating science […]
Dr. Susan Keane (Psychology) received a continuation of funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for the project “Reducing Barriers and Promoting Access to Culturally Competent Care for Underserved Populations: An Integrated, Interdisciplinary Model for Graduate Training.”