News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Terri Shelton (Office of Research and Engagement) received a continuation of funding from the Guilford County Partnership for Children for the project “Bringing Out the Best: Supporting Young Children’s Social and Emotional Development.” Shelton is Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement and the Carol Jenkins Mattocks Distinguished Professor. This project will increase school readiness and […]

Dr. Ang Chen (Kinesiology) received new funding from the National Institutes of Health for the project “The Science of Essential Balance.” The purpose of the project is to design and field-test The Science of Essential Balance (SEB) curriculum for high schools. The project seeks to develop a 40 lesson curriculum to teach the science of […]

Dr. Jaclyn Maher (Kinesiology) received new funding from the University of Southern California for the project “Maternal Stress and Children’s Obesity Risk.” According to the abstract, the project will determine whether levels of stress among working mothers are related to increased obesity risk in their children. It will use novel methods such as ecological momentary […]

Dr. Linda Hestenes (Human Development and Family Studies) received a continuation of funding from the NC DHHS Division of Child Development and Early Education for the project “North Carolina Rated License Agreement Project.” Dr. Steve Hestenes and Dr. Sharon Mims are co-principal investigators on the project. The purpose of the contract is to conduct activities […]

Dr. Harriette Bailey (Human Development and Family Studies) received a continuation of funding from the Guilford County Partnership for Children from a partnership project. Dr. Linda Hestenes is co-principal investigator on the project. From the abstract: “The Education, Quality Improvement, and Professional Development (EQuIPD) project addresses a critical need in Guilford County – the improvement […]

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” and UNC Greensboro’s School of Theatre will celebrate with its own production of the iconic counterculture rock-musical starting Sept. 25. For many of the nearly 100 theatre students involved in the production, “Hair” has offered ample opportunities for self-expression and free-form creativity, things […]

UNC Greensboro’s newest construction project has started its rise from the site of the now-demolished McIver Building. When the Nursing & Instructional Building makes its debut in the spring of 2020, it will be so much more than a classroom and lab space. The 180,000-square-foot facility will be a shining example of sustainable building and […]

UNC Greensboro has launched a new online bachelor’s degree focused on helping students develop the skills that employers say are lacking in the workplace. The bachelor’s degree in integrated professional studies (BIPS) focuses on six transferrable skills that can be applied across disciplines: design thinking, systems thinking, understanding data, contemporary media literacies, self-awareness and cross-cultural […]

Bryan School Sponsors Women 2 Watch Series For the third year, the Bryan School of Business and Economics is sponsoring Junior League of Greensboro’s Women 2 Watch Series. All women in the community are invited to these free events, which feature area leaders sharing their stories and leadership tips. The series kicks off September 19 […]