News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Ethan Zell (Psychology) was recently named a Fellow of The Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP). The SESP is a scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of the discipline of social psychology. Zell was chosen in recognition of his substantial contributions to social psychology as an empirical science; he joins a select group of […]

UNCG Data Services and Government Information Librarian Lynda Kellam has received the NewsBank/Readex/GODORT/ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Research Award for 2015. This award provides funding for research in the field of documents librarianship, or in a related area that would benefit the individual’s performance as a documents librarian or make a contribution to the field.

Dr. Ratnasingham Shivaji (Mathematics and Statistics) received new funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project “Collaborative Research: Mathematical and Experimental Analysis of Ecological Models: Patches, Landscapes and Conditional Dispersal on the Boundary.”

Dr. Margaret Gillis  (Specialized Education Services) received a continuation of funding from the DOED OSERS Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) for the project “Preparing Post-Baccalaureate Early Interventionists/Early Childhood Educators for Working with ALL Children.”  A critical concern in early childhood special education (ECSE) is the shortage of highly qualified professionals with the knowledge and […]

Jeff Aguiar (SMTD) will be in the cast of “Into the Woods.” The North Carolina Theatre will present the production Oct. 20-25 at the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. Aguiar, who received his BFA in theatre education at UNCG, is Strategic Communications Director for the UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance. More information is here.

Dr. Stephen Sills (UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from the City of High Point for a “Housing Market Segmentation Study for the City of High Point.” Market segmentation is a process of analysis that divides an area by natural geographic bounds as well as by demographic, social, economic, political, and cultural […]

Are you an African-American or a Black woman? 18-40 years old? In generally good health? Interested in participating in a research study on personal weight beliefs of African-American women? Participation in this research study will take approximately one hour and involves: Completing a set of written questionnaires Having weight and height measured Receive $15 for […]

Dr. Heidi Carlone believes classroom expectations, along with the methods and practices of teachers, impacts the identity of “sciencey” children. When classroom pedagogy isn’t good, it is difficult for some students to perform well enough to be considered competent in such a setting. Some students who were once considered sciencey begin to diminish both in […]

UNCG students contributed more than 1 million hours of community service in 2013-14, the most recent year for which data are available. That brings the Spartan students’ totals to more than 3.6 million hours in the last five years, with sharp increases over that time. The 2013-14 total represents a nearly threefold increase since 2009-10. […]