News Items from UNC Greensboro

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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. Peggy Trent is featured in an article by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the Pros and Cons of obtaining one of the most common advanced nursing degrees, the Master of Science in Nursing or MSN. Trent states “Advanced practice nurses allow more patients to be seen, which is a benefit to families as well as to the whole community.” The article.
  • Dr. Arran Caza, associate professor in the department of management, talks about the best way to educate future business leaders in a podcast by Inside Higher ED. The podcast.
  • Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. and Juliette Bianco discuss the recent art exhibit at the Weatherspoon Art Museum which features the work of conceptual artist Lorraine O’Grady. The article.
  • Provost and executive vice chancellor Debbie Storrs, associate dean William Brown, Erick Byrd, and Andrew Cagle talk to The News & Observer about Esports being the “dynamic and exciting growth market that UNCG is uniquely positioned to drive.” The feature.
  • Dr. Audrey Snyder is featured in an article about boosting the nursing pipeline during COVID related staff shortages. The article
  • Dr. Audrey Snyder is quoted in an article about rural westerners in the United States being more likely to die COVID-19 related deaths than city-dwellers. The article
  • Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard, professor in the department of social work, speaks about the recent surge of drug overdoses in Greensboro. Floyd- Pickard says “Whenever people are feeling disconnected and depressed and all of those things, that makes drug use worse.” The feature
  • Dr. Esther Leerkes is featured in Greensboro news about how unhealthy eating habits in America may have begun to develop as a result of parenting. The article. 
  • Dr. Donna Nash is featured in The Drinks Business about how an ancient South American Empire maintained power through using psychedelic beer. The article
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