UNC Greensboro Laci Gray discusses her undergraduate research experience. Gray – a McNair scholar, Honors college student, and psychology major – examined the cognitive symptoms believed to be associated with borderline personality disorder. Read an interview with her on the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Office webpage.
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 – […]
2014 graduate of UNCG’s School of Health and Human Sciences Paul Chelimo will compete in the Olympics next week, after winning the 5,000-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Read more about his foundation at UNCG.
The Tokyo Olympics, postponed for a year and with no fans in attendance, are proving to be one-of-a-kind. For Spartans Max Negin ’08 MFA and Cindy Hsieh ’13 MFA, they are another opportunity to help capture the rousing spirit, daring physical accomplishment, and drama of Olympic competition. Read more at UNCG Magazine.
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, […]
After nearly three decades, UNCG Police Chief Paul Lester is returning to civilian life. A celebration of his service and dedication was held at the Kaplan Center for Health & Wellness on Tuesday, July 13. Elected officials, UNC System representatives, current and former UNCG leaders, along with community partners and members of the UNCG Police […]
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 […]
Mark your calendars and dust off your lawn chairs – Spartan Cinema is back! The Friday night outdoor cinema has returned for its fourth season at LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro. Enjoy the movies you might have missed in theaters as well as some pre-screening events with UNCG offices and local partners. When you visit […]
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 […]