The College of Arts & Sciences

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


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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


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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


Shivaji teaching

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

Munroe Fund helps undergrads gain STEM research experience

In the 2022-2023 academic year, the College of Arts & Sciences Office of Research supported 16 undergraduate students with more than $12,000 in grants from the Dorothy Levis Munroe Undergraduate Research Fund. The fund was endowed by an alumna, Dorothy Levis Munroe, who graduated as a chemistry major from UNCG … Continued

PhD student Alyssa Young (Biology) wins USDA Predoctoral Fellowship

Alyssa Young, a PhD student in Biology working with Dr. Sally Koerner, has been awarded a prestigious Predoctoral Fellowship from the US Department of Agriculture. The award, which is for three years and totals $180,000, provides a stipend, tuition, and funds for travel and research supplies. Young’s project is titled, … Continued

CAS faculty travel abroad for research, collaboration: 2022-23 re-cap

Each year the CAS Office of Research sets aside funding to support international travel by our faculty. The CAS International Travel Fund provides up to $1000 to faculty members who travel abroad to present research and scholarship at academic gatherings or to conduct research. To access these funds, faculty must … Continued