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Dr. Brett Carter (Student Affairs) received new funding from the University of North Carolina System Office 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 […]

Dr. Zhenquan Jia (Biology) received new funding from the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the project “Novel carbon nanodots for modulation of OxLDL mediated inflammation and inhibition of atherosclerosis. Dr. Norman Chiu and Dr. Jianjun Wei are co-principal investigators on the project. “ Vascular inflammation and its subsequent endothelial dysfunction play an […]

Catina Chestnut (Moss Street Partnership School) received new funding from Reidsville Area Foundation for the project “State of the Arts Report for Reidsville’s Public Schools.” This research is a joint effort between the Moss Street Partnership School and Rockingham County Schools to conduct a needs assessment of public educational arts programs in the Reidsville area. […]

Dr. Nadja Cech (Chemistry & Biochemistry) received new funding from the University of California Santa Cruz for the project “The Center for High Content Functional Annotation of Natural Products.”

Dr. Diya Abdo (Center for New North Carolinians) received new funding from the North Carolina Healthcare Association for the project “UNCG CNNC & CHCS Joint COVID-19 Recovery and Response via IHAP and CHCS. Dr. Stephen Sills is co-principal investigator on the project.” UNCG’s Centers for New North Carolinians (CNNC) and Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) […]

Dr. Terri Shelton (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from the NCDHHS Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services for the project “Evaluation of North Carolina Problem Gambling Program.” Dr. Aileen Reid is co-principal investigator on the project. The purpose of this grant is to evaluate the effectiveness of the […]

Dr. Shanmugathasan Suthaharan (Computer Science) received new funding from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Prime: National Institutes of Health for the project “Distinguishing Normal Aging from Age-Related Macular Degeneration at the Level of Single Cells in the Living Human Eye.” Dr Suthaharan is collaborating with University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers (ophthalmologists and […]

Dr. Talia Fernos (Mathematics and Statistics) received new funding from National Science Foundation for the project “Boundaries and Nonpositive Curvature.” This project aims to provide insight into the world of nonpositive curvature by studying the special class of products of hyperbolic spaces (and groups acting on them). These naturally belong to hierarchically hyperbolic spaces (and […]

Dr. Seth Armah (Nutrition) received new funding from the NC Policy Collaboratory for the project “Nutrition and COVID-19 in North Carolina.” A wide range of health outcomes have been described after infection with the novel COVID-19 virus, ranging from patients who are asymptomatic, to those with severe respiratory illness and death. The impact of nutrition […]