News Items from UNC Greensboro

The COVID-19 crisis has greatly impacted the UNCG community, including the arts. Untold performances, talks, productions, and exhibitions have been postponed or cancelled. But the Spartan creative spirit lives on. As a response to the crisis, and to provide the UNCG community with an alternative way to view, hear, and experience the arts at UNCG, […]

Dr. Thomas Haggai, a great supporter and friend of UNC Greensboro, died Mar. 27. In addition to being a 2011 honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree recipient from UNCG, he was a philanthropist, businessman, minister, and recognized speaker. Haggai led the High Point-based Thomas Haggai and Associates Foundation for 52 years, and served as a […]

Dr. Eric Grebing (SERVE Center) received new funding from the University of Indianapolis for the project “The Rural Early College Network – CELL” SERVE will conduct an evaluation that will examine implementation of these activities and then will assess changes in the mediating factors – the treatment EC programs in the CELL EC Core Principles […]

Dr. Noel Mazade (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health for the project “Consultation and Planning Assistance to Develop New Leadership Fellows Academy in Texas.” Working in partnership with relevant parties in Texas, this grant will support the provision of the following activities that will lead to […]

As our campus community has ramped up working, learning, researching, and teaching online, many Spartans are increasingly finding themselves in Zoom video conferencing meetings. University Communications would like to enhance those meetings with some fun background options that users can add to their sessions. These UNCG-branded backgrounds not only show off our lovely campus at […]

Dr. Christopher Kepley (Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering) received new funding from UNC Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for the project “Testing Human Mast Cells as a New Strategy for Cancer Immunotherapy.” The role of human tissue mast cells (MC) in the pathology of cancer is controversial. Nonetheless, high densities of MC is […]

Dr. Diane Ryndak (Specialized Education Services) received new funding from University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. for the project “Factors Contributing to Academic, Social, and Behavioral Outcomes for Elementary Students with the Most Significant Cognitive Disabilities.” Ryndak will oversee all aspects of the UNCG portion of the project. During Year 2 of the project, […]

Dr. Evan Goldstein (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from the National Science Foundation for the project “IRES Track II: The Coastal Processes & Machine Learning Advanced Studies Institute.” Dr. Somya Mohanty is co-principal investigator on the project. Coastlines support commerce, infrastructure, and diverse ecosystems that provide habitat to endemic flora and fauna; […]