News Items from UNC Greensboro

a clock tower and building at sunset
a clock tower and building at sunset

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the week.

  • University Libraries Faculty and Staff present their recent publications including Books, Journal Articles, Conference Proceedings, Conference reports, Book Chapters, Book Reviews, E- Resources Reviews, Magazine Articles, Newsletters, Presentations, and Web Logs. The catalog
  • Dr. Armondo Collins, head of the Digital Media Commons (DMC) for University Libraries and visiting assistant professor for the African American and African Diaspora study program, speaks about new changes to the DMC. Dr. Collins quotes that the goal was “to create an active learning space that reflected our patrons’ needs and the creative expertise offered by our multimedia professionals.” These upgrades include new technology, furniture and renovated spaces, including a new maker lab, podcasting station, media editing room and MAC computers. Additionally, several new printers have been added to the space, including a large format poster printer, a resin 3D printer and a risograph printer. The article.
  • Dr. Julia Mendez Smith, Professor of psychology and Special Consultant on Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Initiatives for the Division of Student Affairs at UNCG, is featured in an article by the NC Office of Strategic Partnerships. Dr. Mendez Smith speaks about her role at UNCG, her inspiration in her programs, and how COVID has impacted her role going forward. The feature.
  • Dr. Rebecca Mathews was featured in the inaugural episode of Trauma Connections, a podcast created by the North Carolina Academy for Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (NCA-STAR) and UNC Greensboro’s School of Education and Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED). The podcast is focused on connecting people to helpful trauma information, making research easy to understand, and sharing powerful ideas for health and wellness. The article and podcast information.
  • Dr. Velinda Chapman is featured in a story about opportunities for military nurses. In her interview, Dr. Chapman talks about why she became a military nurse and gives advice to people thinking about joining a similar path. The interview.
  • Dr. Randall Penfield and Dr. Andrew Hamilton are featured in an article by WGHP Fox8 about a new program to help community college teaching students have a smooth transition into attending UNCG. The article. 
  • Chancellor Gilliam is featured in an article by Higher Ed Works about the increased demand for nursing students. The article speaks on the new UNCG Nursing and Instructional Building as well as the new Dean of the UNCG School of Nursing, Debra Barksdale. The article.
  • Dr. Brianna Caza, associate professor in the Department of Management at UNCG, is acknowledged in an article by The Conversation about “COVID-19: The challenges of being a gig worker during the pandemic.” The article. 
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