News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Christine Murray (Center for Youth, Family and Community Partnerships) received new funding from the Guilford County Coalition on Infant Mortality for the project “Needs Assessment: Guilford County Coalition on Infant Mortality.” The purpose of this project is to conduct a needs assessment to identify needs for the purpose of informing the planning of program […]

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from New Hanover County for the project “Consulting Services for a Comprehensive Housing and Public Opinion Study for New Hanover County NC.” This proposal was developed by the Center for Housing and Community Studies (CHCS) in response to a request for proposal for […]

Diana Bowman (SERVE Center) received new funding from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools for the project “Moore Magnet Elementary School – E-Learning: From Needs Assessment to School Improvement.” This project is a facilitated, collaborative review of practices, processes, and structures within the school to respond to the findings of the comprehensive needs assessment conducted in the fall […]

Dr. John Willse (Educational Research Methodology) received new funding from Scantron Corporation for the project “Experiential Measurement Training with Scantron Corporation (2020-2021).” OAERS will provide research services pertaining to data management, data analysis, data documentation, report writing, general assessment activities, and other duties associated with the functions of Scantron Corporation.

Dr. Sally Koerner (Biology) received new funding from the USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative for the project “Assessing impacts of patch-burn grazing management on sustainability of multiple agroecosystem services.” Frequently, cattle production comes at the expense of plant and wildlife biodiversity, with cattle management goals at odds with environmental health and conservation (Derner […]

Dr. Regis Kopper (Computer Science) received new funding from the DOC National Institute of Standards and Technology for the project “Design, Prototyping and Evaluation of Next Generation Public Safety User Interfaces.” This project addresses Goal 2 of the NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – User Interface (PSIAP-UI): Research on the Effectiveness and Transferability of […]

Dr. Joanne Murphy (Classical Studies) received new funding from the Institute for Aegean Prehistory for the project “Kea Archaeology Research Survey: Testing the Value of Survey Data.” The study of the ancient remains on the surface of the ground, as opposed to excavation, has dominated the methodological debate in Greek archaeology. The project will make […]

Dr. Noel Mazade (Office of Research and Engagement) received new funding from North Carolina State University for the project “Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Academy.” The NC State Institute for Nonprofits in partnership with NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, and UNCG will deliver and evaluate the Leadership Fellows Academy for executive […]

Dr. Ratnasingham Shivaji (Mathematics & Statistics) is recipient of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Southeastern Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics A highly regarded mathematician, teacher, and mentor, Shivaji is an AMS Fellow with multiple NSF grants and more than 150 publications. In the classroom, his lectures convey an “infectious […]

Dr. Martin Tsz-Ki Tsui (Biology) received new funding from Clemson University for the project “Roles of Microplastics in Reclaimed Water – Enhancing Persistence and Bioavailability of Antimicrobials in Agricultural Soils.” Dr. Ayalew Osena is co-principal investigator on the project. Recycled municipal wastewater has been considered an important alternative source water to mitigate water shortage problem […]