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Dr. Clifford Smyth Receives NSF Grant for Combinatorics Conference

Dr. Clifford Smyth, Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has received a National Science Foundation conference grant to support the “Triangle Lectures in Combinatorics.” The three-year, $50,000 grant will fund twice-yearly gatherings of mathematics faculty and students from across the state. Each conference will feature four speakers who … Continued


Dr. Art Murphy Receives Award From NC DHHS to Continue “Recipe For Success”

Dr. Art Murphy, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, was awarded a new contract with the NC Department of Health and Human Services to continue funding the long-running “Recipe for Success” program. The one-year contract, for $1.04 million, will support the program’s on-going efforts to improve nutrition education in low-income communities in the region.


Dr. AyAlew OSena Awarded new Grants FROM NSF AND NCA&T

Dr. Ayalew Osena, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, recently received 2 new grant awards. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Osena a four-year, $818,000 grant for the project “Boosting Agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiency in the orphan crop tef (Eragrostis tef) for trait improvement.” This project involves research at … Continued


Dr. Maia Popova Receives New NSF Grant To reform Chemistry Lab Instruction

Dr. Maia Popova and Dr. Mitchell Croatt have received a new five-year, $967,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to explore ways to improve chemistry instruction and student learning in laboratory courses. The project — Broadening Instructional Innovation in the Chemistry Laboratory through Excellence in Curriculum Development — is a … Continued


FULBRIGHT FESTIVAL OF OPPORTUNITIES, March 21

UNCG’s International Programs Center will host the “Fulbright Festival of Opportunities” on March 21 from 4-6 PM in the EUC Alexander Room. The event is geared for faculty but students are also welcome. Hear from current and past Fulbright recipients and learn about the varied programs Fulbright offers.


Upcoming trainings for UNCG Faculty & Staff managing research grants

MHRA building on UNCG Campus

If you are a UNCG faculty member who has a research grant or a departmental admin who supports those faculty members, check out these upcoming trainings of interest. February 27, 11 AM – POST AWARD GRANT ADMINISTRATION (Level II) – An in-depth discussion of grants management topics, specifically around cost … Continued


You WON an NSF Grant? Congrats, Now Complete RCR Training

From UNCG’s Office of Research Integrity: The National Science Foundation has updated their proposal and award policies and procedures. For NSF proposals submitted on or after July 31, 2023, all faculty and other senior personnel must complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training before funding can be awarded. The requirement … Continued


Webinars Worth Watching

This annual competition for UNCG graduate students provides a chance to win cash prizes for the most effective research presentation (10 minutes). Webinars do not need to present a thesis or dissertation; they can share any original student research. Interested graduate students should register by January 26! Optional virtual training … Continued


Dr. ChunJIANG ZHU & Colleagues Receive NSF “REU” Award

Dr. Chunjiang Zhu and a team of faculty in the Computer Science department have been awarded a $372,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create a 3-year “Research Experiences for Undergraduates” site at UNCG. The project – “Graph Learning and Network Analysis: From Foundations to Applications” – will bring … Continued