News Items from UNC Greensboro

Interested in the local wine and craft brew industry? Meet local producers and hear Bryan School professor Dr. Erick Byrd share details on how this industry impacts North Carolina. The event, Tuesday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m., will conclude with light refreshments and craft beverage and wine tasting. Space is limited, please RSVP. Find details at […]

From Tuesday, May 15 to Friday, May 18, 2018, the School of Health and Human Sciences will host the 9th Life Design Catalyst Coach Training Program at UNCG. See details at https://lifedesigncatalyst.wordpress.com/training/.   Over the course of four days, attendees will be intensely engaged in activities and conversations that empower students (and others) to write […]

The final faculty senate meeting of the academic year will be Wednesday, May 2, from 3-5 p.m., in Alumni House. On the agenda are two resolutions to be discussed and voted on: Resolution #FS05022018/1 – which supports the Faculty Assembly’s resolution on Diversity and Inclusion — and Resolution #FS05022018/2 – which approves elimination of the […]

Dr. Levi Baker (Psychology) has been named associate editor of the academic journal Personal Relationships. An assistant professor, Baker studies social psychology, particularly the psychology of close relationships. In addition to teaching classes, he runs the Close Relationship Lab, which studies problem solving in close relationships. His work has been published in a number of […]

Dr. Janet Boseovski (Psychology) has published a popular press article in “The Conversation.” The article summarizes over a decade of her research on children’s over-optimism and it has been republished in Newsweek, The Chicago Tribune, and The Los Angeles Times. See this link.  

Sheryl Oring (Art) will have a chapter in a book released this month that profiles the work done in her Fall 2015 “Introduction to Socially Engaged Art” class taught in the Lloyd International Honors College. The book, “Art as Social Action: An Introduction to the Principles and Practices of Teaching Social Practice Art,” is being […]

Lead PI Dr. Daniel Herr (Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering) with PIs Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Ruppell (Biology) and Dr. Lee Phillips (Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office) received new funding from the National Institutes of Health for the project “UNC Greensboro MARC USTAR Engage, Sustain, and Prepare.” The UNCG MARC U-STAR will be a comprehensive […]

Dr. Blair Wisco (Psychology) received $436,500 in new funding from the National Institutes of Health for the project “Ambulatory Physiological Assessment of Postraumatic Stress Disorder.” The abstracts states: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects 6.5 percent of the U.S. population, or about 21 million Americans, and tends to be chronic and impairing, representing a major public health […]