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.
- Dr. Paul Knapp is featured in an article about detecting hurricane history from tree rings, specifically in longleaf pine trees across the Eastern Seaboard. The article.
- Dr. Daniel Perlman is featured in an article for his keynote address which talked about the “Implications of Confinement on Individual Loneliness and Close Relationship.” The feature.
- Dr. Lisa Levenstein gives a quote in an article about women returning to the workplace and recovery from job loss during the pandemic. The article.
- Dr. Bob Strack is featured in an article examining reasons why some people are questioning or against getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The feature.
- Duane Cyrus, Bessie Award nominated performer and a professor at UNCG, is featured in an article by The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) for his success in being selected as a guest curator for their Main Gallery exhibit: Black@Intersection: Contemporary Black Voices in Art. The article.
- Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard is in an article about combating the presence of the drug Carfentanil and its negative correlation to fentanyl. “If Carfentanil is showing up in the community, the odds are that it’s being cut into different types of drugs and people won’t know that it’s in there.” The article.