News Items from UNC Greensboro

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  • The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program will hold a Housekeeper Appreciation event on Feb. 14 at 8:45 a.m. in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House. The event is to honor UNCG’s housekeeping staff and includes breakfast, entertainment, and tokens of appreciation. For more information, email Lisa Levenstein at l_levens@uncg.edu.
  • Professional Seminars in Chemistry and Biochemistry host Dr. Kelly Y. Neiles from St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Friday, Feb. 14. Neiles will present her talk “Dismantling barriers to student success in STEM courses through inclusive excellence.” The seminars continue each week through the spring semester, at 1 p.m. on Fridays in the Sullivan Science Building, Room 201. See the website here for the full schedule of speakers: https://chem.uncg.edu/news-events/professional-seminars/
  • The Greensboro Dance Film Festival takes place on Saturday, Feb. 15 with rolling screenings at HQ Greensboro, Greensboro Project Space, and VCM Studio, all located on South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro. For more information view the website here.
  • Dr. Louis Daniel will give the talk “The Tragedy of the Commons: North Carolina Marine Fisheries” on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in Sullivan 101. The discussion will focus on the over-capacity of North Carolina fisheries coupled with inadequate regulations to ensure sustainability and healthy ecosystems, and solutions to those problems.
  • Make nominations for Staff Excellence Awards. Two awards of $1,000 will be presented to two deserving permanent SHRA or EHRA Non-faculty employees who are in good standing, and have been employed at UNCG for at least two years as of the nomination deadline (March 13, 2020). Staff, faculty, supervisors, administrators and/or students may make nominations for this award through this form.
  • The Faculty/Staff Alumni Network Kickoff Breakfast is Feb. 20, 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the Virginia Dare Room in the Alumni House. Remarks are at 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. Learn more and RSVP at this site.
  • Applications for Linda Arnold Carlisle Faculty Research Grants are due by 5 p.m. on March 13. The grants are to support research or creative activity related to women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. All full-time faculty who have not received the Carlisle Grant within the past three years are eligible to apply. Applications are available electronically and may be submitted via email with subject line “LAC Faculty Grant Application” to wgs@uncg.edu. For more information, learn about the grant on this site.
  • Check out UNCG’s great variety of summer camps, from herpetology to robotic to sports; registrations are now open, with more coming soon. Find more details and contact information in this story.

To see events, deadlines, and other information on the Quick Look from the previous week, Feb. 3, go here.

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