Infant formula shortages have raised interest in alternatives. UNCG expert Dr. Maryanne Perrin breaks down human milk banking, sharing information about its process, benefits, availability, and its safety.
From on-screen actors to behind-the-scenes writers and producers, UNCG students and alumni are making their mark on the film and TV industry. Be sure to add these shows and movies to your summer watchlist.
When UNCG stars rise, they rise together. School of Music alumna and Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens launched an original opera, “Omar,” at Charleston’s Spoleto Festival, and Cheryse McLeod Lewis ’01 stars in the production. A current student, Michael Adams, sings in one of the choirs.
It has become one of the most popular features at the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, which marks its fifth anniversary this year. The climbing wall saw 47,342 sessions in those first five years and led to many Spartans participating in Outdoor Adventure trips to the nearby Pilot Mountain, Hanging Rock, and other climbing destinations.
Winners from the Graduate School’s Scholarship & Creativity Expo provide valuable insight and tips about how to clearly communicate science with a general audience. Spartans can learn from these graduate student experts to cultivate their science communication skill set.
Keylin Rivera ’13 serves the nation’s largest Latino civil rights organization, and she is in constant communication with White House agencies for her work. UNCG helped her become a leader in civic engagement and social justice.
Through the largest gift from a single donor in UNCG Athletics history, James Dutton will help turn the volleyball program into a perennial power. The gift includes the establishment of two endowed scholarships as well as support for a UNCG Volleyball Enrichment Fund and the team’s operating budget.
A standout public health undergraduate fosters community and puts foundational public health concepts into action, while serving as a Spartan Guide and an upper class mentor for Ashby Residential College.
Leah Carper ‘06, an English teacher at Northern Guilford High School, has been named the 2022 Burroughs Wellcome Fund N.C. Teacher of the Year. The 16-year veteran of teaching and College of Arts and Sciences alumna will will advocate for public education over the next year, serving as an advisor to the State Board of Education.
Dr. Gabriela Livas Stein received UNCG’s 2021 Junior Research Excellence Award for her scholarship on the impacts of Latinx cultural values, cultural stressors, and access to mental health care. Recognized as a leader in the Latinx child development field, the professor of psychology has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles in top journals and received $5.5 million in funding.