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More than ‘Thank you’: Professor seeks to create cycle of gratitude

More than ‘Thank you’: Professor seeks to create cycle of gratitude

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Photo of Dr. Tudge, a graduate research assistant and the head of Greensboro Montessori School sitting at a table looking at booklets and discussing the gratitude curriculum.

More than ‘Thank you’: Professor seeks to create cycle of gratitude

How do we express true gratitude? For those who celebrate the holiday season with gift-giving, it’s a timely question, and UNCG Professor of Human Development… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Duane Cyrus

Associate Professor Duane Cyrus has had the career that all aspiring professional dancers dream about. He’s toured internationally with renowned modern dance companies like the… Read More >

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A UNCG guide to winter holiday reading

The holidays are the perfect time to curl up by the fire with your favorite book. And this winter, UNCG has plenty to offer. From… Read More >

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Interdisciplinary course explores connection between social work, environmental studies

Dr. Meredith Powers’ Environmental Justice course is the definition of interdisciplinary. This semester’s cohort of undergraduate and graduate students is a mixed bag of academic… Read More >

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Large grant helps prepare doctoral students for careers in rural health care

When Lauren Allen’s father unexpectedly passed away a month ago from a heart attack, the registered nurse couldn’t help but wonder if things would have… Read More >

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UNCG Research Magazine launches new interactive website

The fall 2017 edition of the UNCG Research Magazine published online today, and now readers can access feature stories, research profiles, image galleries and more… Read More >

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Sociology professor explores impact of disasters on identity, inequality

How do individuals rebuild their sense of identity after a natural disaster? And how can city leaders use disasters as opportunities to eliminate inequalities? UNCG… Read More >

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Beyond the classroom: Service-learning prepares students to lead

For UNCG’s Office of Leadership and Service-Learning (OLSL), the task is clear: empower students to serve as active, engaged citizen leaders in their communities and… Read More >

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School of Education program brings Chinese principals to rural NC schools

It was an uncommon scene in a small classroom in rural Randolph County last week: Four headmasters from China seated at desks with a group… Read More >

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Graduate student receives prestigious research grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

UNCG is a leader in the research of medicinal biochemistry, and graduate research plays an important part in new discoveries and developments. In September, PhD… Read More >

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UNCG celebrates 50 years of Katharine Smith Reynolds Scholarship

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of Katharine Smith Reynolds Scholars at UNCG. Since its inception, more than 500 Katharine Smith Reynolds… Read More >

Dr. Kelly Stamp: A focus on heartfelt research

Dr. Kelly Stamp’s focus comes from the heart. The new department chair of Family and Community Nursing and Eloise R. Lewis Excellence Professor is a… Read More >