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Dr. Qibin Zhang (Center for Translational Biomedical Research) received new funding from the National Institutes of Health for the project “Lipidome Remodeling During Development of T1D.” Lipids are essential cellular components and act as mediators in cell signaling. The function of lipids is determined by their structures. Dysregulated lipid metabolism is associated with a variety […]

Dr. Kelly Rulison (Public Health Education) received new funding from UNC Chapel Hill for the project “Evaluating Practice-Based Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Approaches from CDC’s Rape Prevention.” Investigators are evaluating whether the program “Sources of Strength,” originally developed as a suicide prevention program, can prevent sexual assault. As part of the original grant, social network […]

Dr. Emily Stamey (Weatherspoon Art Museum) received new funding from the National Endowment for the Arts for the project “To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art.” This funding will support the exhibition “To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art,” organized by the Weatherspoon Art Museum and timed to coincide with its city’s hosting of NCAA […]

Dr. Ayesha Boyce (Educational Research Methodology) received new funding from the University of Pittsburgh for the project “NSF INCLUDES Alliance: Strengthening Pre-college Programs as a Mechanism to Promote Equitable Access to University Admissions and Persistence in STEM.” Dr. Ayesha Boyce, with assistance from associates from the UNC Greensboro School of Education, will serve as the […]

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from the North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Foundation for the project “North Carolina Statewide Legal Needs Assessment 2020 for NC Equal Access to Justice Commission & North Carolina State Bar Plan for Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts.”  This project was developed by […]

Dr. John Weil (NC Network for Safe Communities) received new funding from the North Carolina Gang Investigators Association for the project “Research Partners: PSN Middle District of NC FY 2018.” Dr. Stacy Sechrist is co-principal investigator on the project. North Carolina Network for Safe Communities (NCNSC) will provide research and training/technical assistance to the United […]

UNCG Graduate School and University Libraries recently hosted a competition for face-to-face and online graduate students to see who could give the most effective webinar or virtual presentation in 10 minutes. “Virtual programming and presentations, such as webinars, are becoming more and more common in education and the workforce. But how many webinars have you […]

Dr. Jay Poole (Social Work) received new funding from the Truth Initiative for the project “Addressing Opioid Misuse: Enhancing Health Literacy and Misuse Prevention.” Dr. Kenneth Gruber is co-principal investigator on the project. This project will enhance health literacy relative to opiate misuse and will engage participants in motivational interviewing in order to increase opportunities […]

Dr. Nancy Hoffart (Nursing) received new funding from Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing for the project “A Description of Approaches used by Nurse Residency Program Staff to Enhance Transition to Practice: A Secondary Analysis.” The purpose of this descriptive qualitative study is to identify the techniques and strategies that nurse residency program […]

Dr. Linda Hestenes (Human Development and Family Studies) received a continuation of funding from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (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 […]