Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Using big data to transform patient care

The post below originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine as part of a larger story on big data. To read more and to view additional… Read More >

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A celebration of excellence at 2019 Faculty Awards

The videos showed the honorees larger than life. And that’s fitting, when you consider the impact these faculty have on our students, our state, and… Read More >

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McNair scholars from across the state gather at UNCG

First-generation and underrepresented students from UNC Greensboro and across the state took one step closer to graduate school on Wednesday, April 10. For the second… Read More >

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Man in the machine

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit When it comes to cybersecurity,… Read More >

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New dean chosen for College of Visual and Performing Arts

After a nationwide search, Dr. bruce d. mcclung will become the inaugural dean of UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)  on July 14, 2019…. Read More >

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Dianne Welsh wins Excellence in Teaching Award

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Dianne Welsh to receive a 2019 Award for Excellence in Teaching. Welsh… Read More >

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UNCG opens new production suite for faculty

UNC Greensboro’s University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) has opened a new production suite to help faculty incorporate technology into the classroom and transform the… Read More >

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Yet, she’ll speak: new titles by faculty poet

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit How do we confront what threatens… Read More >

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Researcher looks at safety, ethics of milk banking

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit In 1963, President and Mrs. John… Read More >

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Three faculty earn NC Arts Council fellowships

Three UNC Greensboro faculty members – two from the School of Art and one from the School of Dance – were awarded fellowships from the… Read More >

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Fighting cardiovascular disease with nanoscience

The post below originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine as part of a larger story on cardiovascular disease research. To read more and to view… Read More >

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Graduate School pilots new initiative to build community

The UNC Greensboro Graduate School is piloting a new initiative, “Neutral Grounds,” to help build community among graduate students and faculty. Neutral Grounds provides Tate… Read More >

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How beliefs impact obesity, for African American women

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit Stephanie Pickett saw many patients with… Read More >

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Q&A with UNCG relationship expert

For many Americans, dating looks a lot different than it did just a decade ago. Online dating is now a $3 billion industry, with many… Read More >

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Opera brings fifth-grader’s page to stage

This week, a fifth grader from Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary, Nevaeh White, had a life-changing experience. She saw a story she had written, “The Showdown,” turned… Read More >

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The Middle Passage and Black resistance in the arts

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit More than 12 million enslaved Africans… Read More >

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Video series helps parents talk to kids about race

Traducción al español más abajo  Racism has frequently been characterized as a virus – one that, despite efforts, continues to spread and plague society. It’s… Read More >

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Faculty music tells stories of Latina immigrants

For UNCG musicology lecturer Dr. Lorena Guillén, the beauty and power of speech goes beyond the semantic. Where one might hear simple conversation, Guillén hears… Read More >

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Stopping childhood obesity before it begins

The United States has an obesity epidemic, and the impact is expanding. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, approximately 40 percent of American adults… Read More >

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New dean chosen for School of Health and Human Sciences

Dr. Carl Mattacola will become the next dean of the UNC Greensboro School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) June 1, 2019. Through teaching, scholarship,… Read More >

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Spartan gifts by faculty and alumni

The gift-giving season is now in swing, and UNC Greensboro has plenty to offer. From new music and novels to gripping poetry to a book… Read More >

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New dean chosen for Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

A recognized leader in nanoscience and materials chemistry research and STEM education has been selected to lead the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN),… Read More >

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Innovative program builds STEM community

It can be a misleading name: The Science, Technology and Math Preparation Scholarships Program, known on campus as “STAMPS.” Yes, the program offers scholarships to… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Steve Haines

It’s not unusual to see Steve Haines jamming alongside his students at Tate Street Coffee House on a Thursday night. Since the professor of jazz… Read More >

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Director of Bands John R. Locke conducts final concert at UNCG

Director of Bands John R. Locke knows exactly why he came to UNC Greensboro. “I know I’ve had a few moments when I’ve stood on… Read More >

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Innovation on display at Entrepreneurship Everywhere

Cone Ballroom was stirring with innovation last week as current students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered to connect and learn about entrepreneurship. The first-ever Entrepreneurship… Read More >

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A view of Greensboro preservation: Filmmaker captures history

Greensboro’s old Cascade Saloon. The downtown building stands beside the railroad tracks and has an odd shape, not exactly rectangular and yet not triangular. It… Read More >

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Going to bat for bats: Research and wildlife conservation

Don’t get spooked out, but it’s officially Bat Week. Bats may be more celebrated this time of year than others, but their significance in our… Read More >

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Research shows importance of coach-athlete relationship in concussion reporting

Sport-related concussions (SRC) have become a public health crisis, and one that is flooding the headlines. Former football players are beginning to speak out due… Read More >

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Students, faculty explore fairy tales with ‘Dread and Delight’

Autumn is transformative. Changing leaves, fall harvests, new friends, mid-semester exams. And at UNC Greensboro’s Weatherspoon Art Museum: “wolves that pose as grandmothers, pumpkins that… Read More >

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Professor explores role of evil in video games

It’s become a popular debate in contemporary society: Are video games causing young people to become more violent? Or are they just another form of… Read More >

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Faculty research works to prevent self-injury in schools

Chances are, every person reading this knows someone who engages in or has engaged in self-injury – a fact that two UNC Greensboro faculty members… Read More >

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UNCG welcomes 97 new faculty members

As UNC Greensboro continues to grow, so does its faculty. The University has welcomed 97 new faculty members across six colleges and schools for the… Read More >

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Spartans in London at T.S. Eliot International Summer School

At UNC Greensboro, the study of literature can be a lived experience. This summer, four UNCG students traveled to London to attend the T.S. Eliot… Read More >

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Nutrition professor explores effects of high saturated fat diets

The post below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. High saturated fat diets physically alter the way we think about food…. Read More >

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Professor’s documentary sheds light on struggle for workers’ rights

The post below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read more and view additional images, click here. A homemade pan… Read More >

Professor awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Moses Acquaah, professor and head of the Department of Management, was recently awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) to… Read More >

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Professor explores relationship between Arctic sea ice decline, increased wildfire activity

The post below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read more and view additional images, click here.  Last year, more than… Read More >

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Dr. Dianne Welsh receives national entrepreneurship award

Leaders in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs gathered at UMass Lowell this month for the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The… Read More >

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Using sports to equip kids for success

The post below is an abbreviated version of a story that originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read the full… Read More >

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Biology professor investigates generational effects of BPA exposure

The story below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read the full story and view additional images, click here.  For… Read More >

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UNCG biologists send plants into space

When Dr. John Z. Kiss was nine years old he stayed up late to watch Neil Armstrong take those first steps onto the surface of… Read More >

UNCG professor awarded $500,000 grant from American Heart Association

UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Qibin Zhang, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and co-director for the Center for Translational Biomedical Research, has been awarded $496,303 to study biomarkers… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Dr. Ye (Jane) He

It wasn’t just the strength of UNC Greensboro’s School of Education that first attracted Dr. Ye (Jane) He to campus. Sure, the prospective PhD candidate… Read More >

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UNCG researchers use virtual reality to address human health challenges

UNC Greensboro has been awarded a $22,500 Inter-Institutional Planning Grant (IPG) by the UNC System to study the use of virtual reality (VR) technology to… Read More >

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Dr. Mike Perko recognized for excellence in teaching by UNC System

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Mike Perko, professor of public health education, to receive a 2018 Award… Read More >

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Public health education professor investigates HIV infections among youth

Dr. Amanda Tanner examines sexual and reproductive health, with a focus on HIV infections among young people. She is widely known for her innovative, multi-method… Read More >

Undergraduate researcher aims to help older adults avoid fall-related injuries

It started with a rolled ankle during a daily run. That’s when undergraduate Jason Moody first thought about the body’s biomechanics. How did his ankle… Read More >

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Kinesiology research focuses on keeping student-athletes healthy after graduation

As a field hockey goalkeeper in college, Dr. Erin Reifsteck was no stranger to long hours in the gym. But, after graduation, she found it… Read More >

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UNCG hosts ‘God’s Trombones’ symposium

The song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is an anthem deeply woven within the fabric of American history. This week, UNC Greensboro shines a light… Read More >

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School of Nursing helps initiate Moldovan university program

UNC Greensboro’s School of Nursing has a culture of care, with a global reach. In early February, UNC Greensboro welcomed three high-level administrators from Moldova’s… Read More >

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Social Insect Lab investigates honey bee health

Dozens of young honey bees swirled and buzzed through the air on the warm, late June day. The two undergraduates, though, weren’t sure how to… Read More >

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UNCG partners with Well•Spring for NIH-funded balance study

UNC Greensboro is partnering with Well•Spring, A Life Plan Community, on a balance study aimed at improving the success rates of fall prevention programs for… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Dr. Claudia Cabello Hutt

Dr. Claudia Cabello Hutt’s academic aspirations began under a dictatorship. It was Chile, in the 1980s, and the cultural and intellectual life of the country… Read More >

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Psychology professor investigates mind wandering with NIH, NSF funding

Any monkey will tell you laboratory tests are repetitive, mundane, an environment ripe for mind wandering. If your aim is to better understand why we… Read More >

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Simulation lab prepares future nurses for labor and delivery

For nursing students at UNC Greensboro, the labor and delivery simulation lab feels far from artificial. Students are checking vital signs, administering fluids and medication… Read More >

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UNCG research aims to strengthen food systems

As a communication expert, UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Marianne LeGreco understands that the way we talk about food impacts the solutions we put in place. For… Read More >

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Reenvisioning NC’s most prominent African art gallery

French impressionist Edgar Degas once said, “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” That’s certainly the case at the North… Read More >

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UNCG scientists team up to develop next-gen drugs

Newly discovered molecules that could prove to be anti-cancer agents. Plant-derived compounds that could give us new ammunition against deadly drug-resistant bacteria such as MRSA…. Read More >

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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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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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UNCG receives $1 million gift for kinesiology professorship

UNCG today announced that Dr. JoAnne “Jo” Safrit (’57 BS, Physical Education) has made a $1 million gift to establish a distinguished professorship in the… 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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Spartan Spotlight: Dr. Nadja Cech

Ask any Spartan about their UNCG experience, and they’ll tell you that it’s all about the people. It’s the relationships that make this place special… 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 >

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Fred Chappell writes 125th anniversary poem for campus community

UNCG emeritus professor and lauded poet Fred Chappell, who helped create the UNCG MFA in Creative Writing program, has now graced UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration… Read More >

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UNCG recognizes exemplary faculty with endowed professorship appointments

UNCG is recognizing the contributions of outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar model with nine endowed professorship appointments across academic disciplines. These termed appointments, which… Read More >

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UNCG research: teaching politics in high school

Every four years, U.S. voters go to the polls to elect a president. Politics fills our Facebook feeds, candidates and pundits dominate TV, conversations with… Read More >

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UNCG chosen for NSF-supported undergraduate research project

Hands-on research is a powerful experience for undergraduates, with a huge impact on student success. UNCG has been selected, among only 12 institutions nationally, to… Read More >

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X-Culture offers global business experience, insights

Managers worldwide battle this issue. A team of capable people struggles, putting their project in jeopardy. The cause: One member isn’t pulling their weight. Some… Read More >

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Students get up close and personal with sea turtles in Costa Rica

Traveling the world and saving animals once felt like a pipe dream to UNCG student Leanne Murray. But after a trip to the Sea Turtle… Read More >

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UNCG professor uses nanomaterials to develop affordable, efficient solar panels

Imagine charging your cell phone outside using only a tiny sticker on the back – no cord or pad needed. Thanks in part to UNCG’s… Read More >

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UNCG research: birds, bees and barbershops

African American barbershops have long been places for the black community to open up, to speak freely. And Dr. Tanya Coakley is looking to them… Read More >

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UNCG School of Nursing: A ‘focus on excellence’

When Dr. Robin Bartlett enrolled at UNCG’s School of Nursing four decades ago, her professors outlined clear expectations. “We were not taught that we were… Read More >

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Building peace: from soldier to professor

Service in the U.S. Army meant one thing. “In my view, the purpose of the military is to build peace. Not war,” says Dr. Tom… Read More >

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Using portable tech to treat PTSD

Memories are subject to change, just as anyone comparing childhood stories with a sibling or arguing about past events with a significant other knows. The… Read More >

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UNCG biology research abuzz

The UNCG Bee Station is located a few blocks to the east of campus and, at this moment, is buzzing with research. UNCG Professor of… Read More >

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English professor rethinks Southern studies

Thirteen years ago, the president of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature, Dr. William L. Andrews, asked Dr. Scott Romine to update “The… Read More >

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UNCG professor leads NASA experiment

A UNCG-led spaceflight experiment – that may ultimately help humans grow plants on Mars and the Moon – will launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center… Read More >

UNCG to host education and health conference for youth, parents

UNCG will host the first annual Barbershop Talk Conference addressing issues of youth education and health on Monday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 3… Read More >

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Crunching data and mending neighborhoods

Verna Torain has lived in east Greensboro’s Cottage Grove neighborhood for more than 25 years. When she first moved to the community, many residents worked… Read More >

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The Great Call of China: UNCG faculty go global

In a display case in the atrium of the Music Building, there’s an unusual instrument: an authentic horse-head chi fiddle, inscribed “to School of Music… Read More >

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Student researchers explore bones and butchery

UNCG takes pride in its hands-on, experiential learning opportunities. Whether it’s through innovative teaching in the classroom or undergraduate research in the lab, UNCG faculty… Read More >

Dr. Patricia Reggio receives Academic Development Excellence Award

Dr. Patricia H. Reggio was recently honored with a 2017 Excellence Award at Triad BioNight, a biennial celebration of the region’s life science sector organized… Read More >

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Making sense of children’s memories

Memories make up who we are as human beings. They create self-identity. They play a critical role in learning in the classroom. And they’re the… Read More >

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Religion in the digital age

The web is changing the way people around the world experience religion. Dr. Gregory Grieve examines this realm with both thousand-mile journeys and the use… Read More >

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Dr. Sharon Morrison to receive 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNCG’s Dr. Sharon Morrison to receive a 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching. She will… Read More >

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Heart healthy research

When Donna Tuttle experienced the telltale signs of a heart attack – shortness of breath, tightening in her chest, extreme fatigue – she chewed two… Read More >

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Healthy Relationships Initiative launches with kick-off community events

UNCG and Phillips Foundation today officially launched the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), an original program to promote happy, healthy and safe relationships and improve… Read More >

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Perfecting the test

“Three things are certain: Death, taxes and life-altering tests.” These tests will determine whether a person advances to the next grade in school. Or whether… Read More >

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Breaking down barriers for Latino families

College bound. Few phrases make parents more proud. For many parents, planning for their children’s higher education commences before they enter high school. But some… Read More >

Dr. Wineburg examines increasing role of churches as ‘houses of service’

According to UNCG’s Dr. Bob Wineburg, there’s a gap between perceived religious life in America and the reality of religious life in America. There’s what… Read More >

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Taking the classroom to new heights

UNCG’s Dr. Jay Lennartson is a geographer, meteorologist, pilot and, most recently, a budding videographer. It’s a unique combination – and one that is making… Read More >

UNCG partners with Phillips Foundation to launch Healthy Relationships Initiative

The UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development is partnering with Phillips Foundation to launch the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), a community-wide effort… Read More >

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Spartans shine in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Triad Stage

Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale “A Christmas Carol” has returned to Triad Stage with a cast and creative staff that includes many of UNCG’s own…. Read More >

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Soccer-style teaching scores big

“GOOOOAAALLLLLLLL!” The celebratory cry of soccer players and fans can be heard in just about any backyard, field or stadium in the United States and… Read More >

Dr. Kreitinger receives German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award

UNCG’s Dr. Brooke Kreitinger, visiting assistant professor and director of undergraduate studies in German, has been awarded the 2016 German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award… Read More >

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Bringing humanities to everyone

Humanities for everyone. That’s the simple, yet impactful vision of UNCG’s new Humanities Network and Consortium (HNAC), launched by faculty in humanities disciplines such as… Read More >

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Greensboro Review celebrates 100th issue

In the spring of 1966, students in UNCG’s MFA in creative writing program gathered together to collate and staple by hand the very first issues… Read More >

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Sharing the stories of war

UNCG’s Dr. Chuck Bolton believes that everyone has an important story that needs to be told. That’s why the professor of history is partnering with… Read More >

Veteran professor takes on UNCG’s Graduate School

Dr. Kelly Burke has spent the last 27 years creating memorable learning experiences for music students at UNCG. Now, she’s bringing that ingenuity to her… Read More >

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Professor Sheryl Oring to discuss new book, perform ‘I Wish to Say’ at Weatherspoon

UNCG art professor Sheryl Oring will discuss her new book “Activating Democracy: The ‘I Wish to Say’ Project” and perform the popular project on Thursday,… Read More >

Dean Kiss brings new vision, excitement to College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. John Z. Kiss has only been on UNCG’s campus for a few months, but it’s clear that the new dean of the College of… Read More >

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A musical Collage

UNCG’s ninth annual Collage awed and inspired on Saturday night as more than 300 music students and faculty performed in front of a sold-out UNCG… Read More >

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Teaching teachers about herps

Led by a team of UNCG researchers, professors and graduate students, 50 top-notch science educators from five different states gathered at Haw River State Park… Read More >

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Life on the farm

When UNCG’s Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard received a call from Peacehaven Community Farm last summer asking for clinical services for one of its core members, her… Read More >

Study shows severely obese children show signs of depression as early as first grade

Severely obese children are likely to be withdrawn and show signs of depression as early as first grade. A new study, conducted by UNCG Professor… Read More >

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Nodia Mena: Beating the odds

“All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Few on UNCG’s campus embody Walt Disney’s famous quote more… Read More >

Dr. Randy Penfield named UNCG School of Education dean

After serving as interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Randy Penfield will take on the top position in UNCG’s School of Education permanently beginning… Read More >

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Remembering the mill villagers

Long before Greensboro was known for ACC basketball, BBQ and the arts, the small southern town was synonymous with two words: blue jeans. The arrival… Read More >

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Sending a message

Last week, nearly 60 UNCG students – led by art professor Sheryl Oring – ditched their smartphones for several dozen vintage manual typewriters and spent… Read More >

WXII: Dr. Omar Ali on independent voters NC’s primary election

WXII interviewed Dr. Omar Ali on independent voters and their impact on North Carolina politics and the primary election. Watch the interview here.

Youth Health Magazine: How to get your pre-baby weight back

Cheryl Lovelady, professor of nutrition, talks about how a woman’s body changes before and after giving birth. Read the story in Youth Health Magazine here.

WXII: UNCG’s Dr. Omar Ali speaks to redistricting issues

Dr. Omar Ali, interim dean of the Lloyd International Honors College, was interviewed by WXII about the new voting districts that divide NC A&T’s campus…. Read More >

News & Record: UNCG researchers hope to change culture around concussions

In February, UNCG was awarded $400,000 from the NCAA and the Dept. of Defense to research and develop a web-based behavior intervention package that helps… Read More >

UNC-TV: UNCG professor sheds light on Revolutionary War mysteries

Dr. Linda Stine, director of UNCG’s Applied Archeology Laboratory, is using ground-penetrating radar to uncover Revolutionary War mysteries in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park…. Read More >

UNCG one of eight universities selected by NCAA, Dept. of Defense to study concussion culture

UNCG is one of eight universities across the nation to win the NCAA-Department of Defense (DOD) Mind Matters Challenge research grant that seeks to improve… Read More >

UNCG chemists working on $10 million research grant

Only 30 percent of individuals using natural products, such as dietary supplements or herbal remedies, tell their doctors, yet when those products are combined with… Read More >

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UNCG professor combines environment, music with new book

UNCG’s Dr. Aaron Allen, co-editor and contributing author of the new book “Current Directions in Ecomusicology: Music, Culture, Nature,” has always had an interest in… Read More >

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UNCG professor to make New York debut in historic NYCO production of ‘Tosca’

UNCG professor Dr. Donald Hartmann ’77, ’82 MM will make his New York City debut Wednesday, Jan. 20, when the New York City Opera (NYCO)… Read More >

Study shows that multiple genetic variations can predict depression collectively

For nearly a decade, researchers have studied how single genes contribute to an individual’s risk for depression. A new study, however, looks at how five… Read More >

UNCG biology professor wins national mentorship award

Biology Professor Dr. Olav Rueppell has mentored 56 undergraduate students in his social insects lab since coming to UNCG in 2003, and the Council of… Read More >

Lim Wins Regional Art Education Award

Eun-Hee “Maria” Lim is already regarded as one of the top art educators in North Carolina. Now her reputation is growing throughout the Southeast. Lim,… Read More >

News Tip: Athletes warned to avoid dietary supplements

David Wyrick, Ph.D., director of the UNCG Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, urges athletes to “put down that pill” in the wake of… Read More >

Nanoscientist has big hopes for tiny heart monitor

Imagine a device so small it can be embedded in your t-shirt — a device that non-invasively and painlessly monitors your heart’s electrical signals, predicting… Read More >

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Welsh named Fulbright-Hall Chair for Central Europe

Dr. Dianne H. B. Welsh, a professor in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been named the Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship for… Read More >

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Bryan faculty members named to endowed professorships

Three faculty members in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics have been named to endowed professorships. Bryan School Dean McRae C. “Mac” Banks… Read More >

Roderick discusses new poetry collection on ‘The State of Things’

Poet David Roderick, who teaches in UNCG’s MFA Writing Program, spoke to Frank Stasio, host of WUNC’s ‘The State of Things,” about his latest poetry… Read More >

Dr. Chiaki Takagi receives national teaching award

Dr. Chiaki Takagi, a lecturer in Japanese at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, received the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) 2014… Read More >

Anemone named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Robert L. Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, is a 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellows… Read More >

Interpreting Ebola

Sam Parker remembers it well. Parker, a professor in UNCG’s deaf interpreter preparation program, got a call that a deaf person was in the hospital… Read More >

Music professor contributed to award-winning essay collection

A UNCG music professor contributed a chapter to a book that has won the American Musicological Society’s 2014 Ruth Solie Award. “Music and Protest in… Read More >

Murray speaks to Fox 8 about new Family Justice Center

Dr. Christine Murray, a professor in UNCG’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development and co-founder of the “See the Triumph” campaign to empower domestic violence… Read More >

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Human Development and Family Studies earns top ranking

The graduate program in the UNCG Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) has earned a Top 10 ranking in The HDFS Report, an… Read More >

Little talks to The Guardian about ‘culture wars’ and NC’s Senate race

Thom Little, a political science professor at UNCG, spoke to The Guardian U.S. about the how cultural issues such as gay marriage and abortion are… Read More >

Anemone explains dino extinction to kids

Dr. Robert Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, appeared on a WFMY Kids Want 2 Know segment to answer a child’s question about why… Read More >

Murray: Six messages abusers need to hear

Journalists and experts focus on victims of domestic violence, and rightly so, says Dr. Christine Murray, associate professor of counseling at UNCG and co-founder of… Read More >

Diggin’ up bones: Anemone’s Wyoming dig on NC Science Now

Dr. Robert Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, and Anemone’s student Ashley Bryant spoke with North Carolina Science Now’s Frank Graff about their fossil… Read More >

Little explains US Senate committee hearings for a WFMY ‘Fact Check’

WFMY News 2 turned to UNCG Political Science faculty member Dr. Thom Little for background and context on U.S. Senate committee hearings. The interview was… Read More >

Little discusses impact of voter turnout on US Senate race

Dr. Thom Little, a faculty member in the UNCG Department of Political Science, was interviewed by Time Warner Cable News on a story exploring the impact voter… Read More >

Chancellor Brady announces July 2015 retirement

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced her plans to retire July 31, 2015, after seven years of service. She became the university’s tenth chancellor… Read More >

Kay Brown and ‘GWTW’ in Jackson Library

In 1936, Kay Brown convinced Hollywood producer David O. Selznick to snap up the film rights to “Gone with the Wind.” Brown had read Margaret… Read More >

Tate explains how to protect email from hackers on WGHP

Dr. Stephen Tate, head of the UNCG Department of Computer Science, demonstrated how email hacking works and gave tips on ways users can protect themselves… Read More >

TWC News profiles nationally-ranked fashion program

The Bryan School of Business and Economics‘ nationally-ranked program in Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies was profiled by Time Warner Cable News.  The segment features… Read More >

Project provides training for early childhood teachers

Professionals who work with children ages five and under have a new professional development resource that will equip them to continue providing high-quality early childhood… Read More >

Zhang joins biomedical research center

Dr. Qibin Zhang has joined UNCG as co-director of the Center for Translational Biomedical Research (CTBR). Zhang, an expert in bioanalytical chemistry, comes to UNCG… Read More >

Askerov discusses ISIS airstrikes on WGHP

Dr. Ali Askerov, assistant professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, discussed the impact of American airstrikes on ISIS on WGHP Fox 8. “We cannot eliminate this… Read More >

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Domestic violence: What you should know

October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and… Read More >

Parents magazine, MSN report on new study by UNCG child development researchers

Parents Magazine and MSN reported on a new study by UNCG researchers about mothers’ responses to infants’ cries. The study, led by Dr. Esther Leerkes, Human… Read More >

Pubantz talks about ISIS and social media on TWC news

Dr. Jerry Pubantz, professor of political science and dean of the Lloyd International Honors College, spoke with Time Warner Cable News about ISIS and its… Read More >

Ali quoted in N&R article about diversity in government

UNCG historian and political analyst Dr. Omar Ali was quoted in a Sept. 7 News & Record article on diversity in leadership positions in Greensboro… Read More >

Debbage presents findings of workforce survey

Dr. Keith Debbage, professor of geography, presented the results of the 2014 Greater Greensboro–High Point Area Workforce Development Survey during the Greensboro Partnership’s annual State… Read More >

Debbage interviewed about Triad poverty rate

Local media turned to Dr. Keith Debbage, professor of geography, when exploring a report on cities with the the fastest-growing poverty rate. The Winston-Salem metropolitan… Read More >

Rifkin discusses new book on academic podcast

Dr. Mark Rifkin, professor of English, talked about his new book, “Settler Common Sense: Queerness and Everyday Colonialism in the American Renaissance,” on New Books… Read More >

Hooper discusses transgender voice therapy on WBUR

Celia Hooper, dean of the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences and a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was interviewed… Read More >

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Lovelady, Tucker named to permanent leadership positions

Two administrators in the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences have shed their interim titles, assuming their jobs on a permanent basis as of… Read More >

Register quoted in N&R story on substance abuse rehabilitation

Jack Register, an academic professional assistant professor in the UNCG Department of Social Work, was quoted in a News & Record story on options the… Read More >

Education professor weighs in on value of teaching assistants

Dr. Wayne Journell, assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, was quoted in an Associated Press story about the state’s legislative debate… Read More >

The Bryan School of Business and Economics on the UNCG campus

UNCG economics faculty research earns high ranking

UNCG’s Department of Economics, housed in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been ranked as one of the nation’s best for faculty-published economic… Read More >

Kshetri discusses big data on Brazilian TV

Dr. Nir Kshetri, a professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by Brazil’s ABF TV about big data in organizations. (The interview… Read More >

Brown honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

For 45 years, Dr. Lew Brown has served the citizens of North Carolina. As he retired from UNCG, the state offered its thanks by honoring… Read More >

Theatre’s Christine Morris featured in News & Record

Christine Morris, a UNCG theater professor was featured in a News & Record story on Triad Stage’s latest production, Shakespeare’s “All’s Well that Ends Well.”… Read More >

Salmon quoted in Wall Street Journal

John Salmon, a keyboard professor in UNCG’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance, was quoted by the Wall Street Journal in a story about the difficult… Read More >

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Focus on Piano Literature spotlights the Brothers Bach

The Brothers Bach, four musical sons of Baroque-era German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, take center stage at UNCG’s 18th Focus on Piano Literature conference. The… Read More >

Go Triad features Salmon’s new Brubeck CD

Go Triad spotlighted a new CD by John Salmon, UNCG piano professor and jazz artist. Salmon’s latest CD, “John Salmon Plays Brubeck,” is a tribute… Read More >

Professor’s C-SPAN 3 appearance plugged on N&R blog

Watson Jennison, a UNCG history professor, got a plug on the News & Record’s higher education blog, The Syllabus. One of Jennison’s lectures will air… Read More >

Dr. Kathleen Casey at 2014 Commencement

Dr. Kathleen Casey recalls a career well spent

In 25 years as a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, Dr. Kathleen Casey has hooded more than 50 PhD graduates. “Everybody… Read More >

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“John Salmon plays Brubeck,” at Brubeck’s request

Sometimes the most joyful news comes at the same moment as the saddest. On March 12, Albany Records gave UNCG music professor John Salmon the… Read More >

Bryan School’s Kshetri quoted in international media on cyber security

Bryan School Professor Nir Kshetri was quoted in the April 25 Epoch Times article, “U.S. One of World’s Most Tech Savvy Nations.” Kshetri’s comments give context to China’s… Read More >

More than 150 students take part in 2014 Undergraduate Research & Creativity Expo

UNCG’s Eighth Annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo included 111 presentations by 158 students working with 84 faculty mentors representing 39… Read More >

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Be part of UNCG’s Earth Day, at Sustainability Scholarship Fair

The spring 2014 Sustainability Scholarship Fair will be held on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, noon-4 p.m., in the foyer of the Music Building and… Read More >

Kirchoff receives award from Chancellor Brady

Bruce Kirchoff chosen for BOG Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff’s teaching philosophy? “Without active learning, there is no learning.” The active learning that happens in his classes – and the impact he… Read More >

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Dine in: New serving stations and College Avenue entrance open

For Moran Commons, the longtime dining facility at UNCG, Phase 3 of its renovation is complete. The College Avenue entrance has opened. And so have… Read More >

travis hicks looks at new space

The house we all built

On a cold March afternoon, architect and Assistant Professor Travis Hicks walks through an empty building with interior architecture students. They’re doing what comes naturally… Read More >

You’ve seen the Oscar-winning movie? Now read Northup’s narrative.

“Twelve Years A Slave” won the Best Film award from the Foreign Press Association at the Golden Globes and the same award at this year’s… Read More >

Hodgkins’ Digital Temple saluted by Choice

The Digital Temple: A Documentary Edition of George Herbert’s English Verse, an online scholarly resource annotated by Dr. Christopher Hodgkins, a professor of English at… Read More >

Perko, and a turtle named Sheldon, reach out to kids

Mike Perko, associate professor of Public Health Education and children’s book author, took time out Feb. 27 to read his book “Cornered!” to kids at… Read More >

Haines jazzed for March 27 concert

Can you imagine Steve Haines, music professor and veteran jazz man, not playing jazz? Sort of like imagining Virginia Woolf not writing novels or Martin… Read More >

UNCG professor’s study of bonobos featured in Reuters, Science News

Some animals, like humans, can sense and respond to a musical beat, a finding that has implications for understanding how the skill evolved, a UNCG… Read More >

UNCG professor’s X-Culture course has first community college class

Students from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are enjoying an international business experience through X-Culture, a program developed by Dr. Vas Taras of UNCG’s Bryan School of… Read More >

Murray discusses teen dating violence on News 2

Christine Murray, associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, made two appearances on WFMY News 2 Feb. 20 to discuss teen dating… Read More >

Research by UNCG biologist focuses on the flu

UNCG researcher Dr. Amy Adamson has found that glucose might play a key role in how the body fights the flu. An associate professor of… Read More >

Scuppernong Books is a bookstore and much more

Scuppernong Books, Greensboro’s newest independent bookstore, has a UNCG connection. Religious Studies faculty member Gregory Grieve is a partner in the operation, which has coffee… Read More >

Journell speaks to News 2 about online K-12 schools

Wayne Journell, a professor in the School of Education, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 for a segment on online K-12 providers making pitches to… Read More >

UNCG’s ‘The Late, Great Bach’ is back

If you think a little late-night Bach is the right way to end a week, you’re in luck. Starting the last Friday of this month,… Read More >

Locke awarded Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music

Dr. John Locke, director of bands and conductor of the UNCG Wind Ensemble, has been awarded the Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music. Established… Read More >

UNCG’s Debbage authors 2014 State of the City Report

Greensboro’s economy is recovering from the recession, but the city is lagging behind others in North Carolina. “The city is experiencing an ongoing recovery. The… Read More >

Ribar interviewed by N&R about war on poverty

Dr. David Ribar, professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the current war on poverty,… Read More >

UNCG researcher: how to protect infants from flu

When state health officials reported the death of an infant from the flu, WFMY News 2 sought some advice from UNCG researcher Dr. Sharon Morrison,… Read More >

Rhea’s research on walking highlighted on Fox 8 News

Research by UNCG kinesiologist Dr. Chris Rhea assisting people who have problems with walking was the subject of a report on WGHP Fox 8 News… Read More >

UNCG biology researchers receive widespread coverage in science media

UNCG biology researchers Dr. Amy Adamson and Hinissan Pascaline Kohio, a graduate student, received widespread coverage in the science media after their research was presented… Read More >

Research reveals simple solution to help address deadly problem

During flu and cold season, one of the most frequent hygiene hints is hand washing. Sounds simple, right? The problem is how to get people… Read More >

Research linking glucose metabolism, flu in spotlight

UNCG biology researchers Amy Adamson and Hinissan Kohio used canine kidney cells to study how the cells responded to influenza infection. They found that higher… Read More >

Power to young people

The small but determined group gathered in front of the Bryan YMCA took hold of the bright green metal structure and hoisted it onto concrete… Read More >

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HHS faculty join with faith community for health outreach

Faculty from the UNCG School of Health and Human Services will partner with Odell Cleveland, the chief administrative officer of Mount Zion Baptist Church, for… Read More >

UNC-TV to feature UNCG athlete wellness institute

UNC-TV’s North Carolina Now will air a feature on the work and mission of the UNCG Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness during its 7:30… Read More >

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ISSCM ranked among best information systems programs in nation

 The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top 50 information systems… Read More >

News & Record publishes Murray’s op-ed on domestic violence

Christine Murray, professor of counseling and educational development, wrote an op-ed on domestic violence that ran in the Sept. 22 edition of the News &… Read More >

New Music Festival will light up your ears Sept. 24-27

For the 10th straight year, sizzling sounds from visiting cutting edge composers, performers and ensembles will take the stage at UNCG’s New Music Festival (NMF)…. Read More >

Dr. Jackie White named to APA task force on gun violence

The American Psychological Association has named psychologist Dr. Jacquelyn W. “Jackie” White to its newly formed Policy Review Task Force on the Prediction and Prevention… Read More >

Chow interviewed by Fox 8

Dr. Anthony Chow, professor of education, spoke with Fox 8’s Bob Buckley for a segment on a new wave of online educators like Salman Khan,… Read More >

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Three UNCG faculty named to new class of Coleman Fellows

For the fourth consecutive year, UNCG has been awarded a grant from the Coleman Foundation to create courses that weave entrepreneurship skills and lessons across… Read More >

Oriana plays the violin on her porch

Making strings sing

Oriana Ealey is naturally curious. The rising fifth-grader wants to know everything about everything, and she stores information like a walking, talking encyclopedia. “I wonder… Read More >

Trainer works with student athlete

New institute focuses on athlete health and wellness

Athletic organizations are faced with a significant challenge: They are well aware of the need for educational resources that focus on an athlete’s health, wellness… Read More >

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Right on?

Young adults tend to be more liberal than they think they are, according to a new study by a UNCG researcher that’s getting national attention…. Read More >

Portrait of Maya Angelou

From Angelou to hip-hop

UNCG’s 2013-14 University Performing Arts Series offers a celebration of Dr. Maya Angelou and a hip-hop competition for students punctuated by a performance by hip-hop… Read More >

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Nursing school lauded for geriatric curriculum

UNCG’s School of Nursing continues to win recognition for its geriatric nursing curriculum. The School of Nursing is among six schools of nursing nationwide chosen… Read More >

UNCG’s Gruchow quoted in Daily Mail article on alcohol consumption and fatty foods

A UNCG researcher was one of many academics quoted in a Daily Mail article on why indulging in too much alcohol makes humans desire fatty… Read More >

Treating addiction

Todd Lewis decided on a different approach. Lewis, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, wanted to write a textbook that… Read More >

Ribar discusses Pew study on women as breadwinners with News 14

Dr. David Ribar, a professor of economics in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, spoke to News 14 regarding a study showing an increase… Read More >

Heutel’s research featured in Bloomberg article on unemployment

Research by UNCG economist Garth Heutel was included in a Bloomberg article explaining how increased unemployment leads to increase life expectancy. Heutel and a fellow researcher found… Read More >

Persistence, support pays off for recent grad, N&R reports

News & Record columnist Jeri Rowe profiled Louise Vincent and her journey from addiction to the successful completion of a master’s degree in public health… Read More >

Golden Chain Honor Society adds 38 new links

In April, 37 students and one faculty member were inducted into the Golden Chain Honor Society. Golden Chain,  founded in 1948, is unique to UNCG…. Read More >

Bryan students present projects to Mt. Airy businesses, newspaper reports

From a proposal to increase membership at the local country club to ideas on how to increase hotel business during the week and the winter… Read More >

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UNCG’s Salmon joins jazz luminaries in the Big Apple

It was a rare gathering. Paul Winter, Branford Marsalis, Bill Charlap, Roy Hargrove, Tony Bennett and lots more jazz greats, all joining in a celebration… Read More >

Stine offers insight on historic Hedgecock farm

Dr. Linda Stine, lecturer and director of UNCG’s Archaeology Program Laboratory, was among the experts featured in a News & Record story May 8 about… Read More >

Ribar discusses the impact of grocery tax changes with WGHP

Dr. David Ribar, an economics professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by WGHP Fox 8 on the impact proposed changes… Read More >

Ford explains varying hospital prices on WFMY

WFMY interviewed Dr. Eric Ford, the Forsyth Medical Center distinguished professor of healthcare management, on the varying prices local hospitals charge for the same procedure. “The hospitals are… Read More >

UNCG’s Cuda appears on NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show”

Anthony Cuda, an assistant professor of English at UNCG, appeared on the nationally-broadcast NPR program, “The Diane Rehm Show,” on April 24 as part of… Read More >

Lynne Pearcey retiring as Nursing School dean

Dr. Lynne G. Pearcey will retire on June 30 after serving 23 years as dean of UNCG’s School of Nursing (SON). Provost David H. Perrin… Read More >

Etnier, Shultz to be inducted into National Academy of Kinesiology

UNCG Professors Dr. Sandy Shultz and Dr. Jennifer Etnier will be inducted this fall into the National Academy of Kinesiology, an organization committed to the… Read More >

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Professor’s site shows ‘triumph’ of domestic violence survivors

Stigma still surrounds domestic violence. Even those who escape it can feel misunderstood, even re-victimized, by friends, family, law enforcement, the court system and therapists…. Read More >

Westervelt interviewed by Fox 8 WGHP regarding death row exonerees

Saundra D. Westervelt, an associate professor of sociology, was interviewed by Fox 8 WGHP on the Buckley Report regarding the life of death row exonerees… Read More >

Dr. Huzefa Raja holds funji sample

Conquering a hidden kingdom

Scientists collaborate to explore the untapped potential of fungi.

Transportation workers risk shorter lifespans

Want to add 16 years to your life? Don’t drive for a living. The recently released Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index on the health of working Americans… Read More >

Perko pens children’s book with anti-bullying message

Dr. Mike Perko’s 20 years researching kids’ decisions and how those decisions impact their health — coupled with his seven years of experience as a dad… Read More >

Ribar to discuss childhood hunger with policymakers

Dr. David Ribar, professor of economics in UNCG’s Bryan School, will discuss federal policy and programs dealing with childhood hunger during a presentation at the… Read More >

Bryan’s Memili honored for family business research

  A paper by Dr. Esra Memili, an assistant professor in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been honored with the Best Practitioner… Read More >

Alexander will head School of Music, Theatre and Dance

Dr. Peter Alexander, dean emeritus of Butler University’s Jordan College of Fine Arts, will head UNCG’s School of Music,Theatre and Dance. Alexander, principal clarinetist for… Read More >

Ali, UNCG students participate in conference aired on C-SPAN

Dr. Omar Ali, political historian and associate professor in the African American Studies program, and three UNCG students from various parts of the AFS program,… Read More >

Allen to help lead UNCG’s sustainability efforts

Many at UNCG know Dr. Aaron Allen as an award-winning member of the music faculty. Now, he’s also UNCG’s academic sustainability coordinator, focusing on initiatives… Read More >

The Late, Great Bach. How late? 10 p.m.

These special Friday night sessions in the UNCG Music Building Organ Hall are called “The Late, Great Bach.” Yes, it’s genuinely Bach. It’s great. And… Read More >

Just in time for Valentine’s Day

Last semester, great teaching at UNCG was recognized with gold stars by the Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons. Lots were handed out. This semester, students… Read More >

Stein works to help Latinos cope with depression

Her family moved to the United States when she was 4. She came to North Carolina to attend UNC Chapel Hill as a doctoral student…. Read More >

Williamsen’s work commended by Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival has awarded Dr. Amy R. Williamsen of UNCG a certificate of commendation for the translation of “Agravio,” a… Read More >

UNCG researchers co-authors in parenting study

UNCG researchers co-authored of a study published in Parenting: Science and Practice entitled “Patterns of Maternal Directiveness by Ethnicity among Early Head Start Research Participants,”… Read More >

Debbage interviewed regarding BH Media buying N&R newspaper

Dr. Keith Debbage, professor of urban geography, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the BH Media Group buying the newspaper. He attributes Greensboro’s… Read More >

Oring to appear on WUNC’s “The State of Things”

Sheryl Oring, an assistant professor of art at UNCG whose work has sparked public discourse across the country, will be the featured guest during a… Read More >

Brod interviewed by News & Record regarding Guilford area bankruptcies

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in UNCG’s Center for Business and Economic Research, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding a decrease in… Read More >

Feet in two worlds

Robin Gee’s Fulbright award gives her the opportunity to live a dual existence as both student and teacher. Gee, an associate professor of dance in… Read More >

Remsburg will lead School of Nursing

Dr. Robin E. Remsburg has been named dean of the School of Nursing. Remsburg, currently director of the School of Nursing and associate dean for… Read More >

Media: Faculty available to discuss flu outbreak

Dr.  Sharon Morrison, an associate professor of public health education in UNCG’s School of Health and Human Sciences, is available to discuss the recent outbreak… Read More >

Bryan’s Memili honored for family business research

A research paper by Dr. Esra Memili, an assistant professor in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been honored with the Best Practitioner… Read More >

New book explores kabbalistic image of breastfeeding God

One of Kabbalah’s most distinctive images of the feminine divine is that of a motherly, breastfeeding God. In her new book, “Suckling at My Mother’s… Read More >

Hooper named dean of School of Health and Human Sciences

Dr. Celia Hooper, a seasoned administrator who helped establish and has led UNCG’s School of Health and Human Sciences since its creation in 2011, has… Read More >

Media: Economists available to talk about the ‘Fiscal Cliff’

Faculty members from UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics are available to discuss the federal government’s “fiscal cliff” and its possible ramifications. With an… Read More >

African American Studies program among top 10

UNCG’s African American Studies program has garnered national recognition as one of the top 10 programs of its kind in the country, according to productivity… Read More >

New book explores life after death row

Imagine losing 10, 15, 20 years of your life, convicted of murder and sentenced to death for a crime you did not commit. Imagine losing… Read More >

Etnier studies possible link between Alzheimer’s and exercise

 Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of dementia, has no known cure.  But what if something as simple as regular exercise could impact  a person’s… Read More >

Welsh honored as fellow of the Family Firm Institute

Dr. Dianne H.B. Welsh, director of the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program housed in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been recognized as a Family… Read More >

Smith quoted in USA Today Educate on breastfeeding

Dr. Paige Hall Smith, director of UNCG’s Center for Women’s Health and Wellness, was quoted in USA Today Educate discussing the pros and cons of breastfeeding… Read More >

Duffy works to curb coaches’ sexually violent language

Imagine what would happen if a high school teacher encouraged students to perform well by alluding to sexual violence or derided a student’s efforts in… Read More >

Research finds performance supplement use starts early

From London Olympians to neighborhood coaches and parents, young athletes will always look to emulate their athletic heroes. And at such an impressionable age,  any… Read More >

Biomusic science meets aesthetic beauty in sculpture

Shaped like a person and sculpted from casts of adolescent’s ears, “The Listener” stands underwater in tropical Cancun, collecting sounds that will tell scientists like… Read More >

Locke honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Over the decades, Dr. John R. Locke has helped cultivate and nurture a love of music in tens of thousands of youth through the UNCG… Read More >

Raleigh named director of Speech and Hearing Center

Louise Raleigh, a nationally certified and state-licensed speech-language pathologist, has been named the clinic director of the UNCG Speech and Hearing Center. She began her… Read More >

Ali joins CNN’s OutFront Political Strike Team

Dr. Omar Ali, an associate professor at UNCG and an independent political analyst, has joined CNN’s OutFront Political Strike Team to discuss the importance of… Read More >

Stinson honored with lifetime achievement award

Sue Stinson, a professor of dance and the incoming interim dean of the UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance, has been selected to receive… Read More >

Duffy: Title IX has had great impact; equity still elusive

In the 40 years since Title IX became law, the federal legislation has had a measurable impact on women’s athletics, said UNCG’s Donna Duffy, an… Read More >

Research explores work/life balance for employees

  Think balancing work and family life is an issue only women face? Think again. There was “not much difference” between the responses of male… Read More >

Physics and Astronomy hosts Venus transit viewing June 5

UNCG’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is offering a front-row seat to a once-in-a-lifetime event: the planet Venus passing between the Earth and the sun…. Read More >

Community and Therapeutic Recreation faculty, students win awards

Faculty, students and alumni from UNCG’s Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation received multiple awards at the 2012 North Carolina Recreation and Park Association –… Read More >

Ali essay on Islam and the African diaspora featured in Conversations magazine

UNCG historian Omar H. Ali published an article “The Mu’azzin’s Song: Islam and the African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean” appearing in the North Carolina… Read More >

Public Health faculty use grant to study health departments

In today’s economy, everyone — from individuals to officials in governmental agencies — is looking to make dollars stretch as far as possible. Three UNCG… Read More >

Eddy new editor of the American Journal of Health Education

Jim Eddy, a veteran educator and researcher at UNCG, has been named the editor the American Journal of Health Education (AJHE). Eddy serves as the… Read More >

Ennis named American Education Research Association Fellow

Catherine D. Ennis, a professor of kinesiology and curriculum and instruction in UNCG’s School of Health and Human Sciences, has been named an American Educational… Read More >

Winston-Salem Chronicle re-prints UNCG feature on Black ASL

The Winston-Salem Chronicle recently re-printed a story on Dr. Joseph Hill, a linguist in UNCG’s Specialized Education Services. The story on Hill, a deaf scholar… Read More >