News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Penelope ‘Nell” Pynes (International Programs) was selected by Diversity Abroad for the 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Trailblazer Award. The award is open to administrators, faculty, or staff in the U.S. and abroad who have made significant contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion in the field of international education and […]

Several partners across Guilford County – including Guilford County Schools, the Weaver Foundation, UNC Greensboro’s Department of Communication Studies and LEAP Project, the Greater High Point Food Alliance, the Greensboro Community Food Task Force, and Guilford Education Alliance – have worked together during this COVID-19 crisis to create a list of food resources for Greater […]

Dr. Cassandra Workman (Anthropology) received new funding from North Carolina State University for the project “Commercial Partner Engagement for Trash Excluder.” This research will entail a qualitative assessment of the barriers to and opportunities for gender equity in use of and entrepreneurship potential of the trash excluder. Qualitative methods include interviews, focus group discussions, and […]

Dr. Minjeong Kim (Computer Science) received new funding from UNC Chapel Hill for the project “A Scalable Platform for Exploring and Analyzing Whole Brain Tissue Cleared Images.” Public Health RelevanceThis proposal aims to develop a next-generation cell segmentation engine for whole-brain tissue cleared images. The researchers’ proposed work is built upon their previous 2D nuclear […]

Dr. Qibin Zhang (Center for Translational Biomedical Research) received new funding from UNC Chapel Hill for the project “Critical lipid species in the hepatovirus lifecycle.”

UNCG wants to be sure you know where to find information and how to best follow this fast-moving situation. The most important thing is to regularly check the dedicated Coronavirus website. Bookmark it for easy access. UNCG will update it frequently. Please monitor your email as updates will be shared as often as possible. There are as many […]

Q: What are our students’ perceptions of how they fit in on campus? A: The iBelong Project was launched in Spring 2019 to better understand student experiences at UNCG. The project utilized the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) survey developed by the National Institute for Transformation and Equity. This is the first of a three-part […]

With the topics of environment and sustainability regularly filling front page news, and in light of the remarkable increase in online learning opportunities in higher education, the introduction of a new online master’s degree within UNCG’s Geography, Environment, and Sustainability (GES) program is timely. Starting this fall, GES will launch a new online Master of […]

Note: In light of recent developments regarding the Coronavirus, please check with the host institutions directly to make sure there are no event cancellations. As spring creeps onto campus, and colors come into view, there’s also a lot of great visual art-related events making a splash this month — including campus exhibitions and a North […]