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News Items from UNC Greensboro

A significant new development on the UNC Greensboro campus is underway. Architectural firm EVOKE Studio Architecture of Durham has been selected to design the new Tate + Gate facility, the first building to be erected as part of the Millennial Campus initiative to develop the Gate City Boulevard and Tate Street corridors. “The new building […]

Dr. Christine Murray (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received new funding from the Randolph County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council for the project “Randolph County Comprehensive Gang Assessment.” Dr. Rick Bunch and Dr. Erica Payton Foh are co-principal investigators on the project. This project involves using a community-engaged participatory research framework in partnership with […]

Dr. Stephen Sill s(Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from the South Carolina Access to Justice Commission for the project “South Carolina Legal Needs Assessment 2021-2022.” This proposal was developed by the UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies in response to a request from the South Carolina Access to Justice Commission, […]

Dr. Edna Tan (Teacher Education and Higher Education) received new funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “STEM-based Making for Youth, Families, and Communities.” The 3-year Research in Service to Practice project, Critical Connected Co-Making (C3), addresses the Enhancing Knowledge Building and Broadening Participation priority area. As the field of maker education is […]

Dr. Kyung Yong Kim (Educational Research Methodology) received new funding from the American Board of Pediatrics for the project “Experiential Measurement Training with American Board of Pediatrics (2021-2022).” This assistantship is an appointment at the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) office in Chapel Hill, NC. The primary role of the graduate assistant will be to […]

Dr. Kristine Lundgren (Communication Sciences and Disorders) received new funding from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for the project ” Exceptional Children State Deaf/Hard of Hearing Research Consultant (2021-2022).” UNC Greensboro will provide a range of professional services for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction during August 1, 2021 – April 30, […]

Dr. Holt Wilson (Teacher Education and Higher Education) received new funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “Collaborative Research: Co-Designing for Statewide Alignment of a Vision for High Quality Mathematics Instruction [VISIONS].” The intent of this Level II Late Stage Design and Development project addresses the DRK-12 Teaching strand by investigating the instructional […]

Dr. Wendy McColskey (SERVE Center) received new funding from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for the project “Extended Learning and Integrated Student Supports Competitive Grant Program (ELISS 2021-2023).” The North Carolina General Assembly appropriated up to 15 million dollars from the Federal Coronavirus Response and Relieve Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA) funds for the […]

Dr. Diya Abdo (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the Women’s Professional Forum Foundation for the project “WOMEN: Women’s Opportunities for Mentorship and Empowerment Network.” The WOMEN Initiative will build on the foundation of support, collaboration, and resilience of the Umoja Women Group (UWG) by offering technology tools, tutorials, and leadership development […]

Dr. Thomas Lewis (Mathematics and Statistics) received new funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “Narrow-Stencil Numerical Methods for Approximating Nonlinear Elliptic Partial Differential Equations.” The goal for this research is to formulate and analyze various numerical approximation methods for nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations (PDEs). The primary focus will be on prototypical fully nonlinear […]

Dr. Xiaoli Gao (Mathematics and Statistics) received new funding from College of William and Mary for the project “Multiparameter Persistence: An Algebraic Topological Framework for Analyzing Microstructure in Porous Media”. Computational topology and the field of topological data analysis offer powerful tools for analyzing robust structure in noisy images. This project aims to direct this […]

Dr. Sarah Praskievicz (Geography, Environment and Sustainability) received new funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “Large Woody Debris in Low-Gradient Floodplain Rivers: Spatial Distribution, Physical Controls, and Geomorphic Effects.” This research seeks to characterize the spatial distribution of large woody debris (LWD) in low-gradient floodplain rivers with fine-grained substrate, the physical controls […]