News Items from UNC Greensboro

The following University message was sent to all employees on April 6, 2021. We are pleased to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of UNCG faculty in teaching, research, mentoring, and service. Due to COVID-19, we are unable to gather to celebrate the extraordinary contributions of the honorees but are nonetheless proud of their achievements. Please join […]

Dr. Cerise L. Glenn (Communication Studies) has been selected as an Academic Research Fellow for the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis. The Hooks Institute is a premier center for scholars working on race and social justice scholarship. The Academic Research Fellows Program fulfills the Hooks Institute’s mission of teaching, studying, […]

Heather Winter (Chemistry & Biochemistry) received new funding from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (NIH) for the project Metabolomics for Determining Mechanism of Action of Botanical Medicines.” Dr. Nadja Cech is co-principal investigator on the project. Plants have demonstrated incredible chemical diversity, with compounds that act by unique, often uncharacterized mechanisms. Botanicals have […]

Dr. Nadja Cech (Chemistry & Biochemistry) received new funding from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (NIH) for the project “Predoctoral Training: Innovative Technologies for Natural Products and Integrative Medicine Research.”  The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, in collaboration with investigators across campus are working on a renewal of our T32 application with supports predoctoral […]

Dr. Kaira Wagoner (Biology) received new funding from Project Apis m. for the project “Hydrocarbon-induced immune priming to improve honey bee colony Varroa-resistance.”  The health of the honey bee (Apis mellifera) is declining despite the pollinator’s significant contribution to global food security.  The primary threat to honey bee health is the parasitic mite Varroa destructor, […]

Dr. Nicholas Oberlies (Chemistry & Biochemistry) received new funding from Project Apis m. for the project “Understanding the effects of commercial pollen substitutes and microalgae-based prebiotic diet additives on the honey bee gut microbiome and metabolome.” Beekeepers have become reliant on pollen substitute (PS) diets as landscapes shift to agriculturally intensive monocultures that do not […]

Dr. Christine Murray (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received new funding from UNC Chapel Hill for the project “Examining the Black Box: A Formative and Evaluability Assessment of Cross-sectoral Approaches for Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence.” This project is a subaward with UNC-CH researchers to conduct research sponsored by NIJ related to conducting […]

As announced in Fall 2020, University telephone service for faculty and staff is transitioning from Cisco VoIP to Microsoft Teams Voice over the next few weeks. Teams Voice service gives faculty and staff flexibility in how they make and receive calls, improves collaboration, increases efficiency, and saves the University significant costs. Once the transition is complete, departments will no longer be billed for […]

Beth Thrift (SERVE Center) received new funding from the NC Department of Public Instruction for the project “21st Century Community Learning Centers 2021 Summer Mini Grant.” The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Program is authorized under Title IV, Part B, of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 as amended by the […]

The following message was sent out to the University community on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Dear Campus Community, It is with bittersweet feelings that I announce to you that after 27 years of dedicated service to UNC Greensboro and 36 years total in the financial aid profession, Deborah “Tolly” Tollefson, director of the Office of […]