It is with great sadness we share that Dr. Kimberlianne Podlas, professor and head of UNC Greensboro’s Media Studies Department, died on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, in Greensboro.
Growing up in the small town of Clayton, North Carolina, Dana Broadus was already dreaming of exploring faraway places and writing the stories of the characters she met there. But she had no idea how her world would expand once she became a Spartan.
By the time Broadus was considering college, she had already published a book.
Garett Barto is not your traditional college student. On top of managing the demanding schedule of a PhD student in UNCG’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, he also currently serves as a captain in the U.S. Army Reserves. So when he’s not in the lab researching the deadly bacteria Bacillus anthracis … Continued
Newly published research from UNCG Biology’s Dr. Kevin Wilcox and colleagues will help scientists better predict how global changes – such as droughts, fires, and heat waves – will impact the health and sustainability of the Earth’s grassy ecosystems. The article, published October 10, 2023, in Global Change Biology, provides … Continued
The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) at UNC Greensboro is pleased to share that Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan, a UNCG professor of philosophy, has received the 2023 CAS Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusiveness, for his project, “The UNCG Prison Education Program.” Launched in September 2022, the … Continued
It’s the start of a new academic year at UNC Greensboro, and the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is excited to share a variety of new clubs, degree paths, equipment, labs, and other exciting changes for its students. These new offerings promise to expand the College’s academic offerings while … Continued
Archaeological digs in Israel, Greece, and Tanzania. Cultural and historical learning opportunities in Taiwan and Zanzibar. Scientific research experiences in England and Costa Rica. This summer, students in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNCG expanded their knowledge, experience, and worldviews through faculty-led study-abroad across the globe. See where … Continued
Following an extensive search, the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) at UNC Greensboro is pleased to announce that Dr. Maura K. Heyn has been appointed to the position of associate dean in the CAS Dean’s Office. Previously, Heyn (pronounced Hane) served as department head for UNCG’s Department of Classical … Continued
UNC Greensboro set a new record for external research funding during the 2022-23 fiscal year, receiving more than $61 million in grants from outside funding agencies, according to UNCG’s Office of Research and Engagement. Leading the way in this historic total was The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) with … Continued
Each summer, the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC Greensboro shares a list of books published by its faculty over the past academic year. This year, CAS professors continued in their prolificacy, with books covering poetry, evolutionary biology, parenting, Queer theory, and much more. Pick up one — or … Continued