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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


Chemistry Ph.D. Student and Army Reservist Finds His Way at UNCG

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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


FABULOUS FALL FUNDING NEWS

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Several CAS faculty have secured new and continuing research funding this fall. Kudos to Dr. Wasserberg, Dr. Eger, Dr. Oberlies, Dr. Osena, Dr. Zhang, Dr. Cech, and Dr. DeJesus! Read more about their projects below. Jasmine DeJesus (Psychology) was granted a continuation award as part of an NIH-funded collaborative research … Continued


UNCG CAS Students Travel the Globe Over Summer Break

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


GrantS GaLORE! Summer Funding NEWS

This summer, a number of CAS faculty have received grants to fund exciting research and scholarship. Check out these newly funded projects. Susan Johnson, Professor of Political Science, received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for her proposal, “Analyzing Language in Comparative Courts: A Multi-User Database of Judgment … Continued


THE SPRINGBOARD FOR SCIENTISTS IN UNCG’S SULLIVAN BUILDING

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UNC Greensboro’s (UNCG) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry produced more of the 2023 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) recipients than any other undergraduate chemistry department in the state.  The coveted fellowship, which is awarded to only 16% of applicants, covers three years of graduate school expenses … Continued


NEW UNCG PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH RELEASED ON ‘HELICOPTER PARENTING’

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Most of us probably know how to turn on our cell phone’s airplane mode. But do parents who constantly text their young adult children need to get their phones out of “helicopter mode”? In recent years, concerns about overparenting — or “helicopter parenting,” as it’s sometimes called – have been … Continued


FRIENDS WITH MATH: AN INTERVIEW WITH RATNASINGHAM SHIVAJI

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H. Barton Excellence Professor Ratnasingham Shivaji was awarded the 2022 UNCG Senior Research Excellence Award for his accomplishments in differential equations research as well as his lengthy record as a teacher and academic mentor. He is known as a passionate educator who burns the midnight oil working with students. This … Continued