Monthly Archives: March 2017

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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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UNCG students win national nano film contest

UNCG students Taylor Mabe and Jenna Schad have been named winners of the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s “Nano Film” video contest. Mabe, a nanoscience PhD candidate,… 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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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 >

UNCG students meet community needs with innovative mental health care

Thanks to a new training grant, doctoral students in UNCG’s clinical psychology program are bringing innovative mental health care to at-risk populations, such as the… 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Severely obese children are likely to be withdrawn and show signs of depression as early as first grade.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 >

UNCG student presents undergraduate research at national showcase on Capitol Hill

UNCG junior psychology major Amanda Baeten recently presented her research project, “How Rumination Affects Emotions,” at the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event sponsored… Read More >

Graduate and undergraduate research expo winners announced

Each spring, UNCG celebrates student research by hosting both a graduate and an undergraduate research expo highlighting UNCG students’ cutting edge research. This year’s Carolyn… Read More >

Graduate Expo to showcase talent, hard work of UNCG graduate students

Have you ever wondered how your diet affects your viruses or how keeping a beat and early literacy are related? You can find out at… Read More >

Undergraduate Research Expo is March 29

From biology labs to dance studios, undergraduate students at UNCG are participating in innovative, cutting-edge research. The 10th annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research… Read More >

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Beer and Bonding for the Ages

Over beer with colleagues one night in 1997, UNCG Archaeology Professor Donna Nash agreed to take part in an excavation to explore the ancient Peruvian… 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.

WGHP: UNCG student’s research aims to shorten transplant waiting list

Fox8 WGHP’s Natalie Wilson recently spoke with UNCG Ph.D. student Priyanka Ruparelia about her innovative research on tissue engineering and its potential to eliminate the organ transplant… 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 >

NBC News: Kuperberg speaks to dating and hook-up culture

UNCG Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Arielle Kuperberg recently co-authored a study called “The Date’s Not Dead After All: New Findings on Hooking Up, Dating… 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 >

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UNCG’s African American history on display through Google Cultural Institute

In honor of Black History Month, the Google Cultural Institute is showcasing 80 online exhibits from museums and cultural centers across the nation. Exhibit topics… 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 >

Gateway Center earns international accreditation

The Gateway Materials Test Center (GMTC) has earned a new, international accreditation that is expected to attract significantly more contract testing to the site. The… Read More >

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UNCG researchers: knowing ‘strengths’ spurs success

We’ve heard it a thousand times. Put your best foot forward. Be positive. Play to your strengths. But what if you don’t know what your… 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 >

Register now for UNCG research expos

In the coming months, undergraduate and graduate students will showcase their hard work and research at UNCG’s annual research expos. Registration has already opened for… 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 >

Graduate students go head-to-head in research competition

At any given time, UNCG students and faculty are working on hundreds of fascinating research projects – from viruses, to education techniques, to rodents. As… Read More >

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Big dreams made of small stuff

Seven years of undergraduate and graduate study, countless research projects and a whopping 8,607 miles. It’s safe to say that Karshak Kosaraju’s journey to UNCG… Read More >

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UNCG student’s research could save honey bee colonies

As honey bees dance from flower to flower, they’re doing much more than making honey. In fact, according to UNCG Biology Professor Dr. Olav Rueppell,… Read More >

A Way to Start Each Week

Mondays at 12:14 and 42 seconds UNCG faculty, staff, and students are engaged in an innovative pedagogical play-to-learn approach coined as Monday Play. Championed by… Read More >

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UNCG investigates ADHD

Colleges and universities across the country are seeking to assist students with ADHD. Through a $3.2 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education,… Read More >

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Cultivating Sciencey Kids

Dr. Heidi Carlone believes classroom expectations, along with the methods and practices of teachers, impacts the identity of “sciencey” children. When classroom pedagogy isn’t good,… Read More >

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Global Opportunities Center Garners $500,000 Grant for Greensboro

A new international economic engine, the Global Opportunities Center, may soon be a part of Greensboro thanks to the hard work of a group from… Read More >

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UNCG Study: Improving the Road Sign Program for NC’s Agritourism Industry

A state-run road signage program has played a key role in connecting tourists with North Carolina’s booming wine and grape industry, which supports nearly 8,000… 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 >

NESP works to improve evaluation support for Triad nonprofits

Evaluation is a critical tool for nonprofit organizations. A well-crafted program evaluation helps to ensure that programs are actually accomplishing their intended goals, provides accountability… 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 >

Student Juan Collazo featured on ‘Hola NC’

Juan Collazo, studying biology at UNCG, appeared on the Sept. 21 segment of “Hola NC,” a bilingual lifestyle program that airs weekly on Fox 50… 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 >

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 >

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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 >

N.C. Secretary of Agriculture discusses UNCG-produced wine strategic plan

The UNCG-developed comprehensive strategic plan for the North Carolina wine and grape industry was the topic of discussion when N.C. Secretary of Agriculture Steve Troxler… Read More >

UNC-TV to feature Bryan School partnership with N.C. wine industry

Update:  The Bryan School’s UNC-TV segment can be viewed at the end of this post. UNC-TV’s North Carolina Now will air a feature on the partnership between the UNCG… Read More >

Researchers develop plan for NC wine industry growth

North Carolina’s wine and grape industry has experienced exponential growth in the past decade, employing more than 7,600 people. Now the industry has a five-year… Read More >

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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 >

Griffiths interviewed about rude behavior on social media

Dr. Meryln Griffiths, associate professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 about mean comments on social media…. Read More >

Ribar interviewed regarding tax reforms in North Carolina

Dr. Dave Ribar, professor in the Department of Economics, was interviewed by WRAL and Time Warner Cable News regarding tax reforms in North Carolina, which… Read More >

The Triad Business Index went down in February

The Dixon Hughes Goodman Triad Business Index went down in February, as reported by the Triad Business Journal. The index, which is prepared by The… Read More >

A monumental milestone for JSNN

Mark another milestone for the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering – the school is graduating its first Ph.D. students. “Looking back six years ago,… 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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JSNN welcomes budding scientists during Gateway to Science event

What’s a microscope? A young student, perhaps a first-grader, nailed the answer. “High five!” said Divya Shankar, a JSNN master’s student showing groups of budding… Read More >

Roberson interviewed about new federal ranking system

Dr. Steve Roberson, dean of undergraduate studies, was interviewed by The Business Journal regarding the recognition of UNCG as one of nineteen schools that performs… Read More >

Jud interviewed by N&R about dismal Greensboro home sales

Dr. Don Jud, professor emeritus and senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economics Research in the Bryan School of Business and Economics,… Read More >

Brod interviewed about January unemployment rates

Dr. Andrew Brod, a senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research in The Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by… Read More >

Brod interviewed about low teacher pay in North Carolina

Dr. Andrew Brod, a senior research fellow for the Center for Business and Economic Research in The Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by The… Read More >

Brod interviewed by N&R about unemployment data

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, part of The Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed… Read More >

Kshetri interviewed about cybercrime in the Ukraine

Dr. Nir Kshetri, professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by The Christian Science Monitor regarding the rampant cybercrime record in… Read More >

Adams interviewed by WebMD Magazine about adult friendships

Dr. Rebecca G. Adams, professor in the Department of Sociology, was interviewed by WebMD Magazine regarding maintaining friendships as one gets older. “Research shows that… Read More >

Gray interviewed by LiveScience about bonobos and musical rhythm

Dr. Patricia Gray, adjunct professor and director of the BioMusic program in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, was interviewed by LiveScience regarding the… Read More >

Brod interviewed by N&R about possible loss of Lorillard HQ

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, which is affiliated with the Bryan School of Business and Economics,… Read More >

Kuperberg interviewed about cohabitating couples, divorce likelihood

Dr. Arielle Kuperberg, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, was interviewed by TODAY Health and NJ.com about a study she completed regarding couples cohabitating… 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 >

White interviewed by WFMY News 2 about increase in mass shootings

Dr. Jacquelyn White, a senior research scientist at UNCG, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 about the increasing number of mass shootings in today’s society…. Read More >

UNCG’s Allen shares economic forecast for Archdale-Trinity

Dr. Stuart Allen, professor in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business & Economics, was interviewed by The Archdale-Trinity News regarding a better-than-expected local economic forecast. He… Read More >

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UNCG, NobleHour.com announce software development licensing agreement

UNCG’s Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE) announced today that it has signed a software licensing agreement with NobleHour.com, LLC to develop the next… Read More >

Innovations unites domestic violence researchers, practitioners

Rates of domestic and sexual violence remain high—locally, across North Carolina, and throughout the United States. The local impact was especially high in 2013, with… 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 >

CNN cites former UNCG grad student’s research on college athletes

An article by CNN cited the research of former graduate student Mary Willingham, who examined the reading levels of college athletes in money-making sports such as… Read More >

Brod interviewed about November drop in NC jobless rate

Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by the… Read More >

Ford interviewed by the N&R regarding research on hand-washing

Dr. Eric Ford, a professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, as well as Forsyth Medical Center Distinguished Professor of Healthcare, was interviewed… 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 >

National Center for Homeless Education referenced in news

The National Center for Homeless Education, which is affiliated with UNCG, was cited in news reports by both WND and the News Observer for its… Read More >

Bryan School partnered with N.C. wine industry in research

The Bryan School of Business and Economics has partnered with the N.C. wine industry in research for more than six years, as reported by the… Read More >

Holian interviewed by WFMY News 2 about furloughed staff

Dr. David Holian, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 regarding the furloughing of congressional staff due to… Read More >

Little interviewed about term limits for politicians

Thomas Little, director of curriculum and research for the State Legislative Leaders Foundation in the Department of Political Science, was interviewed by The Times-Picayune regarding term… 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 >

A study in grit

Can you actually measure grit – the ability to persevere no matter the obstacle? Christina Chai Chang, one of the undergraduates on Dr. Paul Silvia’s… Read More >

Grad student interviewed by 88.5 WFDD about High Point exhibit

Kim Mozingo, a graduate student in the Department of History with a concentration in Museum Studies, was interviewed by 88.5 WFDD regarding her masters degree… Read More >

Bryan School reported Triad Business Index rise

A report from the Bryan School of Business and Economics found that the Triad Business Index had increased activity in August for the fifth consecutive month,… Read More >

Ford interviewed by WFMY News 2 about changes to healthcare

Dr. Eric Ford, a professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 regarding changes to healthcare. “Many of… Read More >

UNCG “State of the City” reports young professionals in Greensboro

According to the UNCG “State of the City” report, about 25 percent of Greensboro’s population is made up of 25-34-year-olds, a young professional crowd which has… Read More >

Stine family referenced by N&R about courthouse exhibit

Dr. Linda Stine, UNCG archeologist, and her husband, Dr. Roy Stine, associate professor in the Department of Geography, were referenced by the News & Record… Read More >

Turtles tonight on UNC-TV!

Tune in to NC Science Now tonight to hear UNCG researchers talk about their work to protect the state’s box turtles — and educate teachers… Read More >

JSNN conference to focus on nano applications & opportunities

Several hundred people will gather later this month at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) for a conference featuring experts from industry, government… Read More >

Kshetri interviewed by CardHub about identity theft

Dr. Nir Kshetri, professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by CardHub.com about identity theft in recent years. He stated that… Read More >

Scott-Little interviewed about early childhood education

Dr. Catherine Scott-Little, an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding how early… Read More >

Bhadury interviewed about updated supply chain models

Dr. Joyendu “Joy” Bhadury, associate dean of research and graduate programs and professor of information systems and operations management in the UNCG Bryan School of Business… Read More >

Brod interviewed by Winston-Salem Journal about Triad jobless rates

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, was interviewed by the Winston-Salem Journal regarding the recent batch of… Read More >

Roberson, Christman discuss UNCG’s recognition as a leader in diversity

Dr. Steve Roberson, dean of undergraduate studies, and Kristen Christman, director of undergraduate student excellence, were interviewed about the Washington-based Education Trust organization study that… Read More >

Ford interviewed by The Business Journal about Medicare penalties

Dr. Eric Ford, a professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics and the School of Nursing, was interviewed by The Business Journal about how Medicare penalties… Read More >

Brod pens article on economic privatization in North Carolina

Dr. Andrew Brod, a senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, wrote an article for The Business Journal about Governor McCrory’s… Read More >

Wyrick interviewed about new health and wellness institute

Dr. David Wyrick, associate professor in the Department of Public Health Education, was interviewed by The Business Journal about a newly established initiative, the Institute… Read More >

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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 >

UNCG has teamed up with other universities for solar consortium

UNCG has teamed up with N.C. A&T, Winston-Salem University and Wake Forest University to create the Four Universities Solar Consortium, The Business Journal reports . The universities involved… Read More >

Rueppell interviewed by NBC News regarding honey bees

Dr. Olav Rueppell, associate professor in the Department of Biology, was interviewed by NBC News regarding new research on the decline of honey bees. Although… Read More >

Johnson interviewed by News 14 Carolina about campus housing

Tim Johnson, director for Housing and Residence Life, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina about the propensity of campus housing at UNCG. While the article… Read More >

Brady interviewed about strong African-American graduation rate

Chancellor Linda Brady was interviewed by the News & Record regarding a study by The Education Trust that highlights UNCG as having a strong African-American… Read More >

Brod interviewed by N&R about unemployment and the economy

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

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady, right, and A&T Chancellor Harold Martin, left, smiles as they watch the names of the charter members being displayed during the press confrence to announce the Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium.

JSNN consortium to help drive economic growth

  The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering of N.C. A&T and UNCG announced Wednesday the establishment of a Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium that aims to… Read More >

Knapp co-authored research on tropical cyclones

Dr. Paul Knapp, professor in the Department of Geology, co-authored research that examines the drought-busting capability of tropical cyclones, as reported by phys.org. The lead author of… Read More >

Brod interviewed by News & Record about economic development incentives

Dr. Andrew Brod, a senior research fellow in the UNCG Center for Business and Economic Research, was interviewed about how incentives are important in order to lure… Read More >

Stein interviewed about how different families parent

Dr. Gabriella Stein, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding how different families approach parenting. “People parent… Read More >

AJC blog references Adams’ research on friendship from New York Times

An Atlanta Journal Constitution blog entitled MomMania referenced research by Dr. Rebecca G. Adams, professor in the Department of Sociology and Associate Provost for Planning… Read More >

Adams interview referenced by New Republic about friendship

An article by New Republic referenced an interview that Dr. Rebecca G. Adams, professor in the Department of Sociology and Gerontology Program, did with the New… Read More >

Delaney interviewed by National Geographic about daydreaming

Dr. Peter Delaney, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, was interviewed by National Geographic regarding daydreaming. The article paraphrased Delaney, who talked about… Read More >

Ribar interviewed by WGHP regarding tax reform bill

Dr. David Ribar, professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by WGHP Fox 8 about the tax reform bill that passed… Read More >

Rueppell interviewed by NBC News about sick honeybees protecting hive

Dr. Olav Rueppell, a professor in the Department of Biology, was interviewed by NBC News about how sick honeybees leave to protect the hive. While… Read More >

Sills interviewed by News 14 Carolina about fair housing conditions

Dr. Stephen Sills, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina regarding fair housing conditions in the Piedmont. The purpose… Read More >

Smithsonian.com references UNCG study on sleep and creativity

A UNCG study about sleep and creativity was referenced in an article on Smithsonian.com about innovations and what makes a person creative. The study focuses… 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 >

Kalcounis-Ruppell interviewed by WUNC 91.5 about deadly bat disease

Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Ruppell, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Biology, was interviewed by WUNC 91.5 FM regarding the deadly bat… Read More >

Zell interviewed by Pacific Standard regarding political research

Dr. Ethan Zell, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, was interviewed by Pacific Standard regarding political research about how people under 30 view their… Read More >

Brod interviewed regarding NC manufacturing industry grade

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the 2013 Manufacturing… Read More >

Brod interviewed by News & Record about retail sales

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the 3.2 percent… Read More >

Brod interviewed regarding Greensboro metro area ranking

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

Westervelt interviewed about book on death row exonerees

Dr. Saundra Westervelt, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, was interviewed for a report published in the News & Observer regarding the book she co-authored… Read More >

student wearing blue gloves holding nano-wafers

JSNN conference to focus on nano applications

Several hundred people are expected to gather this fall at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) for a conference featuring experts from industry,… 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 >

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UNCG hosts scientists from Kazan, Russia

Three Russian scientists spent May in collaboration with UNCG scientists at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Chancellor Linda P. Brady, accompanied by Dr…. 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 >

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 >

Dr. Huzefa Raja holds funji sample

Conquering a hidden kingdom

Scientists collaborate to explore the untapped potential of fungi.

JSNN Innovation Seminar: lessons from the inventor of Super Glue

Dr. Vincent Edgar Paul will share the philosophies of the inventor of Super Glue at a Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology seminar  Friday, April… Read More >

UNCG doctoral student Richard Vestal works on his research at the Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering.

When research gets personal

Doctoral student Richard Vestal’s research targets treatment for the most deadly brain cancer

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 >

Dixon Hughes Goodman continues sponsorship of Triad Business Index

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, the Southeast’s largest accounting firm, is continuing its sponsorship of the Triad Business Index with a gift of $25,000 to the… 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 >

Step into the Digital Temple

For literary scholars, it’s the next best thing to being there. After many years of tedious work, Dr. Chris Hodgkins, a professor of English at… Read More >

Train your brain

It’s BrainMaster’s latest model, the Discovery 24E. And UNCG researchers are using it to put together a map of sorts — a roadmap, if you… Read More >

Wei Jia, Research, UNCG, Center for Research Excellence in Bioactive Food Components, Kannapolis

Jia’s research on gut microbes garners international attention

A UNCG researcher led an international team of scientists who may have uncovered the mystery behind one of China’s worst food safety scandals, which took… 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 >

Brod interviewed by News & Record about Greensboro unemployment rates

Dr. Andrew Brod, senior research fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding Greensboro’s current 9.6… Read More >

Curator available to discuss role of women in military

The Pentagon’s decision to officially allow women in combat is yet another chapter in the long and evolving history of women in the military, says… 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 >

Virtual rehabilitation

Can computer avatars help you rehabilitate injuries, disease or the effects of aging? In Dr. Christopher Rhea’s lab, they can.

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 >

The mentor effect

Prize for Innovation goes to PhD students working to improve
high school graduation rates.

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 >

UNCG requires freshmen to take alcohol prevention course

One of the most important homework assignments for UNCG freshmen is due Oct. 15. That’s the deadline for first-year students to complete the second phase… 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 >

Virtual reality lab makes physical therapy interactive

Anyone who has ever had to undergo physical rehabilitation can attest to the monotony of treadmill — “dreadmill” — training. But what if researchers were… 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 >

University accolades

UNCG has been recognized for faculty and student achievement, community engagement and sustainability efforts. $1.3 million grant to help middle-schoolers link science, healthy living:  http://ure.uncg.edu/prod/news/education-2/1-3m-grant-to-help-middle-schoolers-link-science-healthy-living/… 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 >

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 >

What’s the big idea?

Tiny biomarkers may open a world of knowledge.

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 >

Past present

UNCG students dig into the challenge of finding the original Guilford Courthouse

Woman of science

After six years of service in the military, Jennifer Flynn ’10 realized she had a love for chemistry. Then she found her passion studying liquid… Read More >

In his element

<a href=”http://ure.uncg.edu/prod/inspirechange/2009/05/in-his-element/”><img title=”Dr. Lakshmi Kotra in the lab” src=”http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/kotra1a_w.jpg” alt=”Dr. Lakshmi Kotra in the lab” width=”406″ height=”311″ /></a> <!–more–> <p>Discoveries in Dr. Lakshmi Kotra’s lab… Read More >

Music Research Institute Opens, Bridges Disciplines

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations A trumpeter plays a fanfare while a dosebadge measures decibel levels for possible hearing damage. Music-related hearing loss is one… Read More >

Nursing Faculty Member Receives National Honor

A member of the UNCG School of Nursing leadership has been honored by a national organization focusing on geriatric care. The John A. Hartford Foundation… Read More >