News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Norman Wirzba will give a talk titled “The Difference Agrarianism Makes: Encountering The World As Gift” on March 1, as part of the Ashby Dialogue Series, “The Universe Story and the University: Education for Justice and Sacred Earth,” sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences. It will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the […]

Last fall, the Provost and the Office of Research and Engagement announced the release of funding for Giant Steps Research Development Grants. The goal of this program is to provide seed funding for projects that enhance UNCG’s external visibility, encourage research and have the potential to leverage preliminary results to obtain significant future funding. A […]

There are several new offerings and announcements by HealthyUNCG: 1. Nutrition consultation slots open Cari Culp, registered dietitian, has several nutrition consultation appointments open. These consultations take place on campus for your convenience. As long as you have BCBS insurance, there will be no cost to you. Use this link to sign up before they […]

The average public school teacher spends plenty of their own money on school supplies for the classroom. Here’s a way to lessen some of that burden: The UNCG Staff Senate partners annually with the the Guilford Education Alliance Teacher Supply Warehouse, which offers new and gently-used school supplies to Guilford County Schools educators at no […]

Coming up in March is the next Housing Hangout, a monthly informal discussion about housing-related issues. This time, the topic will be “Housing, Home and Health.” The discussion will be March 2, 12 – 2 p.m., in MHRA 2711. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. Researchers at the Center for Housing and Community Studies […]

It’s a blending of Virtual Reality (VR) and Conversation Practice. English language learners in Interlink Language School levels CS 4 & CS 5 or any UNCG student, staff or faculty who speaks English as an additional language are invited to participate in these 30-minute face-to-face English conversation practice consultations that incorporate VR.   Sessions start […]

Dr. Heather Holian (School of Art) had an essay, “New and Inherited Aesthetics: Designing for the Toy Story Trilogy One Film at a Time,” published in January 2018 as part of the edited volume “Toy Story: How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature,” released by Bloomsbury Press. Edited by animation scholars Noel Brown, Susan Smith and Sam […]

Dr. Jeffrey Soles (Classical Studies) received a continuation of funding from the Institute of Aegean Prehistory for the project “Mochlos 2018: Publication and Conversation.” This grant will support research, publication and conservation of archaeological material excavated at Mochlos, Crete, from 1989 to 2016. It is the second year of a continuing three-year grant that was […]

Dr. Danielle Swick (Social Work) received new funding from the North Carolina School-Based Health Alliance for the project “An Analysis of RAAPS Data from North Carolina School-Based Health Centers.” The purpose of this project is to develop an initial survey to assess the North Carolina School-Based Health Centers’ (SBHCs) current use of RAAPS and for […]