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UNCG creative writing professor Michael Parker is one of the foremost voices in contemporary Southern literature. With six novels and three collections of short stories under his belt, and a new novel forthcoming, it’s full speed ahead. His short story “Stop ‘n’ Go” was selected for inclusion in the 2018 Pen/O. Henry Prize Stories anthology, […]

This year’s Collage concert, featuring CVPA students and faculty, will be Saturday, Sept. 8, in UNCG Auditorium. The theme will be “Bernstein at 100.” Campus Weekly will have a full post about this big, annual fundraiser concert later in the summer – but for those who want the best tickets, note that tickets will go […]

Wednesday, June 27, and Thursday, June 28, the Weatherspoon Art Museum will host an art-making workshop for educators. Participants will explore methods for cultivating inspiration and new ways of seeing through art and writing. The workshop will investigate the possibilities inherent in close observation, abstraction and building on chance opportunities. Writer and teacher Julia Ridley […]

Dr. Donald F. Allen, professor emeritus of sociology at UNCG, died May 31. He joined UNCG’s Department of Sociology in 1962 and retired after 30 years of service to the university, his obituary notes. He taught social theory, social problems and sociology of religion courses. The full obituary may be viewed here.

Dr. Tsz-Ki Tsui (Biology) received new funding from  Clemson University for the project “Storage, Reactivity, and Bioavailability of Mercury in Managed Forests – Balancing Mercury Toxicity and Wildfire Risks through Effective Fuel Reduction Techniques.” This project is supported by funds from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The abstract notes that prescribed burning […]

Dr. Holly Sienkiewicz (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the New Arrivals Institute for the project “Refugee After School Program.” The abstract notes that many newly arrived refugee children need additional support and tutoring to achieve success in school. They also need the opportunity to experience activities that they might not otherwise […]

Dr. Laurie Kennedy-Malone (Family and Community Nursing) received a continuation of funding from the DHHS Health Resources and Services Administration for the project “Advanced Nursing Education Workforce: Academic Practice Partnerships Today for Competent Practitioners Tomorrow.” Dr. Karen Amirehshani and Dr. Kristin Curcio are co-principal investigators on the project. The project will enhance academic practice partnerships […]

Dr. Arthur D. Anastopoulos (Human Development and Family Studies) received a continuation of funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences for the project “Improving the Educational and Social-Emotional Functioning of College Students with ADHD.”  The goal of this study is to conduct a multi-site randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy […]

Dr. Perry Flynn (Communication Sciences and Disorders) received new funding from Phoenix Academy for the  “Speech Language Pathology Service Contract with Phoenix Academy.” The agreement will provide speech and language therapy services to children in the Phoenix Academy who qualify. The Speech/Language Pathologists at Phoenix Academy will:  Report to the Principal or Executive Director of […]

Dr. Sebastian Pauli (Mathematics and Statistics) received a continuation of funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “UNCG Summer School in Computational Number Theory.” The project will complement traditional training that graduate students receive by exposing them to a constructive and computational approach to many objects in number theory. The project will also […]