News Items from UNC Greensboro

A new study authored by Dr. Greg McAvoy, professor and head of the Department of Political Science, and Dr. Paula McAvoy, associate professor of teacher education at NC State University, found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed as a deliberation – where the goal was to reach consensus – […]

As the Senate moves closer to a bipartisan deal on $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects, they have the support of automotive industry analysts, especially for the $7.5 billion budgeted for electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, including charging stations. At UNC Greensboro, a researcher who studies transportation is focused on not only if EV charging stations are […]

Dr. Debra Barksdale has spent the past few months preparing to become the new dean of the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing, and she assumed her new role Monday, July 19. Barksdale is a first-generation college graduate and a nationally recognized scholar, teacher, and practitioner. She brings tons of energy, a wealth of fresh ideas, […]

As the new academic year swings into gear, UNC Greensboro’s Alumni House will be more inviting than ever – with refinished oak floors, a brightened appearance in the main reception room, and a new name for this newly enhanced room. The Oakley Family Reception Room, on the main floor, received its official name at today’s […]

North Carolina and the Piedmont Triad region have a history of successful refugee resettlement dating back to the early 1980s, making it a natural laboratory for examining the health and integration of ethnically and linguistically diverse newcomer communities. But the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for communities of color and amplified […]

With less than a month to go until the opening ceremonies at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, there has been much discussion surrounding the environmental conditions that members of Team USA will face as they compete in their respective sports. Conditions are expected to be the hottest on record during this year’s Olympic Games, and efforts […]

For many, July Fourth weekend is synonymous with fireworks, cookouts, and packed beaches. John Adams himself wrote that Independence Day should be celebrated with “pomp and parade” and “bonfires and illuminations.”   But what’s often missing from our July Fourth celebrations are reflections and conversations about the history of American independence – the Continental Congress, the […]