News Items from UNC Greensboro

When we talk about inclusivity on college campuses, there’s a population that often gets left out of the conversation: students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD). Nationally, there are more than 260 inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) programs for students with IDD. But outside of these programs, it can be difficult for these students to get […]

UNC Greensboro has been awarded a prestigious, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The three-year NSF award, ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions, will support the adaptation and implementation of proven organizational change strategies to promote gender equity inclusive of intersecting social identities such as race and ethnicity. […]

Moss Street Partnership School – MSPS – isn’t your average “lab school.” In fact, MSPS avoids that term, though it’s used in the 2016 legislation that created this and similar schools in low-performing districts across the state. UNC Greensboro faculty and MSPS staff want people to understand this isn’t a scenario in which a university […]

How many UNC Greensboro students are pursuing online degrees, and what is their average age? How many are from out of state, and who is majoring in biology? How many are from underrepresented groups?  There’s a crack team of researchers on campus who tirelessly compile, analyze, and present data on these kinds of questions and […]

Domestic violence affects one out of three Americans. As a survivor, 2019 doctoral graduate Joy Kelly is on a mission to help others through the recovery process.  “It’s very personal,” Kelly says. “That’s what drives me.” Kelly didn’t anticipate her career trajectory when she entered college in 2006 – not even when an abusive relationship […]

In North Carolina, deaths by opiates such as fentanyl and heroin increased 900 percent from 2010 to 2016, with Guilford County leading the state in mortality rates due to these opiates, among others. Dr. Danielle Swick and her UNC Greensboro Social Work colleagues are hoping a $1.1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services […]

Fall is finally here, which means our favorite fall sports are now in full swing. Yet with fall sports comes the potential for increased injury among young athletes – specifically, sport-related concussions (SRC). Studies show that over 50% of SRCs go unreported, resulting in delayed care and long-term health impacts for athletes. That’s where UNC […]

From taking on the opioid epidemic to re-envisioning the liberal arts for the modern world, researchers at UNC Greensboro are making an impact. Our scholars are transforming the lives of students, strengthening our communities, and driving new discoveries. Read about our impactful, community-engaged research in the fall edition of UNCG Research Magazine, now available online […]

A research team led by UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Aaron Beveridge has received a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help researchers better collect and analyze data from social media and other digital sources. The funding will be used to further develop MassMine, an interdisciplinary tool that supports the collection of […]

UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Laurie Wideman is adamant: When it comes to cardiovascular disease, it matters what parents are doing with their children, and it starts younger than they may expect. The Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology is part of a team that is looking at how self-regulation – our ability to manage our emotions and behaviors appropriately […]