News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNCG will embark on a comprehensive campaign, which will launch this coming fall. Mark your calendars: You are invited to a campus community Town Hall next week to hear about how the University has been planning and what happens next. The campus-wide Town Hall will take place Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. in the […]

Dr. Qibin Zhang (Center for Translational Biomedical Research) received a continuation of funding from the University of Colorado Denver; Prime: American Heart Association for the project “Discovery and Validation of Biomarkers of Cardiovascular Complications in Type 1 Diabetes.”

Dr. Brett Carter (Student Affairs) received new funding from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for the project “Collegiate Recovery Community.” Recovery is “a process of change though which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential” (SAMHSA 2012). UNCG’s Spartan Recovery Program believes that there […]

UNCG employees, here’s a way to help stay healthy and have a chance at prizes. HealthyUNCG is presenting the 3S Movement Challenge for four weeks during February. Through this fun self-care intervention, employees are encouraged to drink water (sip), stand, and stretch each hour throughout the week. Registration is open here and the challenge begins […]

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Jo Ramsey Leimenstoll will receive the UNCG Graduate School’s Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award. This award acknowledges and honors a person who has enjoyed outstanding success in mentoring graduate students. $1,000 and a plaque will be presented at April’s Excellence Convocation to recognize her outstanding contributions to graduate education. The committee cited that her range of […]

Assemblages is an annual conference hosted by the UNCG Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies department to showcase graduate and undergraduate research and the projects  community members and local organizers . WGSS is accepting applications for presentations of personal, political, or academic projects, papers, theses, workshops, panels, or creative art/media piece exploring and deconstructing systems of power […]

Thursday, February 6, the Weatherspoon Art Museum will host Dr. Timothy Colton, professor of Government and Russian Studies at Harvard University. He will discuss contemporary Russian politics under Vladimir Putin, both the challenges and the potential for change going into the future. The presentation will be 7:30 p.m. in the Weatherspoon Art Museum Auditorium. For […]

Starfish technology is now available to all instructors, advisors, academic support staff, and students for the spring semester. Starfish is an early-alert system that allows UNCG to take a more holistic approach to student success. Starfish allows instructors, advisors, and other staff members to track student progress and remain in the loop about their shared […]

In November, UNC Greensboro School of Nursing seniors took part in a simulation designed to test their ability to interact with homeless patients. Clinical Assistant Professor Crystal Lamb and Clinical Instructor Sandra Blaha facilitated the simulation. They designed a setting for the students and the actors portraying the homeless patients in an area outside the […]

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the last week: Emmylou Harris returns to her roots at UNCG. The article here. GreenScene photos of welcome […]

Dr. Eric Grebing (SERVE Center) received new funding from RTI International for the project “Tableau Training and Support for RTI Center for Education Services.” SERVE will provide customized professional learning to Research Triangle International Center for Education Services team members on basic data management for and creation of data visualizations in Tableau. The curriculum design does not […]