News Items from UNC Greensboro

On Monday, March 23, nearly 19,000 UNC Greensboro students made the transition to fully online learning.  There are now 570 online classes, taught by 385 faculty members. During the first week of online instruction, there were more than 2,500 Zoom meetings – totaling nearly 17,000 hours – and more than 3 million page views on […]

The COVID-19 epidemic has caused another public health concern: a rise in mental health issues.  During this time of uncertainty, people are experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety, and even depression, and living in isolation only compounds these mental health struggles.  In the Q&A below, Dr. Jennifer Whitney, director of the Counseling Center at UNC […]

In these unprecedented times, with schools closed for the prevention of coronavirus spread, parents and caretakers worldwide are now teaching their children in their own homes. This task comes with enormous challenges, in working with curriculum to support children’s learning and in maintaining healthy family dynamics in a time of stress. UNC Greensboro’s Healthy Relationships […]

Several partners across Guilford County – including Guilford County Schools, the Weaver Foundation, UNC Greensboro’s Department of Communication Studies and LEAP Project, the Greater High Point Food Alliance, the Greensboro Community Food Task Force, and Guilford Education Alliance – have worked together during this COVID-19 crisis to create a list of food resources for Greater […]

Social distancing doesn’t mean our health and wellness should be compromised. As we prepare for extended time indoors, how can we ensure good nutrition? And what cost-effective strategies should we keep in mind? We asked two graduate student experts from the UNCG Department of Nutrition – Sydney McCune, a PhD student in human/clinical nutrition, and Elisabeth Mueller, […]