News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNCG and Phillips Foundation today officially launched the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), an original program to promote happy, healthy and safe relationships and improve quality of life across Guilford County. At a launch event held at UNCG’s new Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, the HRI team unveiled the program’s three-pronged public health approach […]

The UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies will host a Housing Hangout focused on the history of Greensboro’s neighborhoods on Feb. 3 at noon in MHRA, Room 2603. The guest speakers are Elaine Ostrowski, from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro; Andy Scott, from the City of Greensboro; Beth McKee-Huger, from the Greensboro Housing […]

Staff members may nominate a colleague for a Staff Excellence Award. All nominations are due by February 3, 2017. The Staff Excellence Award recognizes staff members who have demonstrated excellence in their contributions to the University this year. An award of $1,000 will be presented to up to two deserving permanent SHRA or EHRA non-faculty […]

A fall 2016 Research Magazine article Fifteen years ago, Professor Sat Gupta brought up his favorite subject, RRT survey sampling, in his introductory statistics class. RRT, or Randomized Response Technique, is a practical approach to a common dilemma in survey sampling — the possibility that a respondent might lie. “A face-to-face survey may lead to serious […]

The Office of Research and Economic Development will be accepting nominations for the Jerry McGuire Student Entrepreneur Award until Feb. 25. The award is an annual $1,000 award for UNCG’s most entrepreneurial student or student team. Students may self-nominate or be nominated by others, and nominees may be any full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled […]