News Items from UNC Greensboro

You are invited to participate in the “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” face-to-face, 1-day workshop at UNCG, which will be taught by certified Quality Matters instructor Dr. Racheal Brooks of NCCU. Cost UNCG Online has organized this workshop for faculty and staff. Materials and lunch will be provided. There is no cost to you. Who […]

At 7:15 a.m. Monday morning, Moss Street Partnership School opened its doors wide to greet 420 children of Reidsville on their first day of school. Back to school means homework and happy reunions, but for students and teachers at the partnership school, it also means a brand-new curriculum, updated classrooms and new technology. It means […]

At UNC Greensboro, the study of literature can be a lived experience. This summer, four UNCG students traveled to London to attend the T.S. Eliot International Summer School, a celebrated and highly prestigious program dedicated to the study of Eliot – the expatriate modernist poet, critic and dramatist who drew crowds of up to 15,000 […]

Dr. Leandra A. Bedini (Community and Therapeutic Recreation) received new funding from the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department for the project “The Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Program.” The project requests Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department (GPRD) to hire a graduate assistant (GA) through the UNC Greensboro’s Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation […]

Dr. Anne Hershey (Biology) received new funding from North Carolina State University for the project “In-Stream Uptake and Retention of the Antibiotic Sulfamethoxazole (SMX) in NC streams.” According to the abstract, antibiotic pollution in aquatic ecosystems has recently emerged as a threat to water quality and human health due to widespread use of these substances […]

Dr. Ryoko Yamaguchi (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “Building Student Retention through Individuated Guided Cohort Training in Computer Science Research-Practitioner Partnership.” According to the abstract, “Building Student Retention through Individuated Guided coHort Training in Computer Science Researcher-Practitioner Partnership” is a small grant-size class proposal […]

Dr. Terri Shelton (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from the NC DHHS Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services for the project NC “Preventing Underage Drinking Initiative.” This contract will support the North Carolina Preventing Underage Drinking Initiative (NC-PUDI) in its continuing efforts to prevent underage alcohol consumption and […]

Dr. Esther Leerkes (Human Development and Family Studies) received new funding from the National Institutes of Health Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) for the project “Biopsychosocial predictors of obesity during the first 2 years of life.” Dr. Cheryl Buehler, Dr. Susan Calkins, Dr. Laurie Gold and Dr. Lenka […]