The College of Arts & Sciences

CAS Welcomes Maura K. Heyn as New Associate Dean

Maura Heyn

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


PhD student Alyssa Young (Biology) wins USDA Predoctoral Fellowship

PhD student Alyssa Young (Biology)

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

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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


TWO CAS PROFESSORS NAMED 2023 RESEARCH MENTOR AWARD WINNERS

Professor Kimberly petersen stands at chalkboard with females student. Both wear labcoats. Chemistry equations are written on the board

Dr. Kimberly Petersen and Dr. Brittany Cassidy, both faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences, are the winners of UNCG’s 2023 Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Awards. The awards recognize outstanding faculty mentors who engage undergraduates in experiential learning through research. Read more.


Microsoft 365 Tools: Sneak Peek!

Are you ready to start exploring some of the tools available to use in Microsoft 365? I’ve partnered with the Bryan School ITC to schedule a few one-hour sessions to demo some of the most popular tools in Microsoft 365. In these one-hour sessions, we will provide a brief preview of: … Continued


Office 365 Support Site

Though we still don’t have details about the Microsoft migration, I have started pulling together a resource site that faculty and staff can visit to learn more about the Microsoft Office 365 products. Please visit this link to view the site. Please understand that the information on the page could … Continued


Instructional Support Drop-In Sessions

Drop-In Sessions The Academic Technology Specialists (aka ITCs) have partnered with the UTLC and ITS to test faculty interest in regularly scheduled drop-in hours. November drop-ins will be offered in Bryan 209 because it is a computer lab. For November, drop-ins will be offered on Mondays from 10am-noon and on … Continued


Creating Engaging Content in Canvas

Are you interested in learning how you can create more effective and engaging content in Canvas? Would you like to learn about some free tools that will help you create more dynamic content? If so, you can click this link to enroll in a Canvas course that will show you … Continued


Initial Professional Development Training

Are you new to teaching online as of Spring 2020? If so, then you are required to meet initial professional development for teaching online. Upon completion of this two-hour session, you will receive a certificate stating you have met the guidelines for initial professional development to teach online. During this … Continued