News Items from UNC Greensboro

Photo of Minerva StatueThe 2018 Faculty First awardees have been announced. The awards, which typically fund summer scholarship, are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty.

April Dawkins – Library & Information Studies – Bridging the Gap: Community College Library Service to Early College Students

Yarneccia Dyson – Social Work – An Examination of Psychosocial and Environmental Factors As Predictors of Risk for HIV in African American College Students enrolled at HBCU’s and MSI’s

Yvonne Ford – Adult Health Nursing – Assessing cardiovascular health of African-American breast cancer survivors: a feasibility study

Dora Gicheva – Economics – Impacts of Expanding Access to Health Insurance for College Students

Arielle Kuperberg – Sociology – Student Loans, Strong and Weak Ties, and the Transition out of College

Karen La Paro – Human Development and Family Studies – Early Childhood education Teacher Preparation: Moving Forward: Focus on Outcomes

Stephen Sills, Jeremy Bray, and Ken Gruber – Center for Housing & Community Studies; Economics; and the Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships – UNCG Eviction Diversion Research Project (EDRP): A Demonstration Project for Guilford County MetroLab Partnership

Tad Skotnicki – Sociology – Anonymous Goods and the Rise of Consumer Activism

Selima Sultana – Geography – Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) and African American Underrepresentation

Melody Zoch and Colleen Fairbanks – Teaching Education and Higher Education – Immigrant and Refugee Youth and Adults’ Literacy Learning through Digital Storytelling

Clifford Smyth – Mathematics & Statistics – Addressing the Extreme Fragility of Machine Learning Algorithms that Can Perform Medical Image Recognition at Superhuman Levels

Keith Erickson – Nutrition – Sex and genetic factors involved in the alterations of brain iron biology due to obesity

Kimberly Petersen – Chemistry & Biochemistry – Development of Novel Reactions with Nitrile Electrophiles

Shanmugathasan Suthaharan – Computer Science – Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning Methods for the Classification of Mixed Fruits and Vegetables

Fabian Lopez and Inara Zandmane – Music – CD Recording and promotional videos, Title CD: A Few Pieces We Like

Hannah Grannemann – Arts Administration – Audience Engagement and Organizational Sustainability: Research Agenda Exploration

Stuart Dischell – English – Walking the Walls of the Farmers General

Alyssa Gabbay – Religious Studies – Gender and Succession in Medieval Islam: Bilateral Descent and the Legacy of Fatima

Erin Lawrimore – University Libraries – Well Crafted NC: Documenting Women in North Carolina’s Craft Beer Industry

Gregory Grieve – Religious Studies – Evil and Video Games

Jennifer Park – English – Pretergenerations: The Science and Drama of Immortality

Matthew Barr – Media Studies – Re-Edit of Documentary, Union Time: Fighting for Workers’ Rights, for Education & Training Contexts

Risa Applegarth – English – Children Speaking: Rhetorical Agency in Children’s Activism

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