News Items from UNC Greensboro

The new Minerva Graduate Scholars Program is one of the highest recognitions a doctoral or MFA student at UNCG can receive. “The idea,” says Vice Provost and Dean Kelly Burke, “is to bring our top student scholars out of the silos of their disciplines, to exchange ideas, inspire each other, and grow.” Chosen based on […]

In Broadway’s “Hamilton,” Deon’te Goodman ’16 has portrayed some of American’s leading historical figures. A member of the ensemble and cover for the roles of George Washington, Aaron Burr, Hercules Mulligan, and James Madison, the UNCG alumnus is in the spotlight yet again. This time he will portray civil rights icon Bayard Rustin. With all […]

The impacts of infectious disease aren’t just biological. Disease impacts all aspects of the human experience for individuals, communities, and cultures – and often results in permanent, long-term shifts. These kinds of impacts have been the focus of Dr. Cassandra Workman’s work and research for the past decade. As a biocultural anthropologist with a background […]

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Psychology has been awarded a five-year, $2.15 million Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.  The grant aims to recruit, retain, and support the training of clinical psychologists from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter primary care settings and medically underserved communities. The ultimate goal is […]

Dr. Sandra Shultz’s research focuses on what may be humanity’s most problematic joint: the knee.  Of specific interest to Shultz – and to many trainers, therapists, and physicians – is the condition of the knee’s ligaments. Currently, Shultz and her collaborators are developing a new device to assess ligament looseness, known as knee laxity, an […]

In early March, students at UNC Greensboro, like many students across the country, were told they would have to finish the semester virtually. This transition created many academic and social challenges for students, but for Master of Business Administration (MBA) students in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, the transition to online coursework was […]

Imagine cleansing wastewater of a harmful yet valuable element while, at the same time, helping to satisfy the world’s growing demand for high-performance batteries. Transformative research at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, or JSNN, promises to do just that. The project is led by Associate Professor Hemali Rathnayake, assisted by graduate student Sheeba […]