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Faculty promotions and tenure announced

UNCG clock tower

The following faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences were approved for promotion and tenure by the Board of Trustees on March 18, 2021. “This is a major milestone and accomplishment in our faculty’s academic careers,” said Dr. John Z. Kiss, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. … Continued

UNCG ranks for Best Online Philosophy Program

Curry Building on UNCG campus

UNC Greensboro offers one of the best online philosophy degree programs in the nation, according to two recent rankings by bestcolleges.com and bestvalueschools.org. This year, the program was ranked no. three on Best College’s 5 Best Online Bachelor’s in Philosophy Programs and no. eight on Best Value Schools’ list of … Continued

Biology student awarded Smithsonian Institution fellowship

Three women biology researchers examine plant closely

The biology department’s Alyssa Young has been awarded a $7,500 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship. The funding will support her project “Legume-rhizobia symbiosis as a tool to enhance restoration success in a fire-prone ecosystem.” Young (above left) will spend ten weeks at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Maryland, in Dr. Kimberly Komatsu’s Ecosystem … Continued

Biology researcher receives NIH grant to study bacteria

Biology professor explains with hands

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria. It’s an unsettling phrase. Even when filling a prescription, we understand that illness-causing bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics, leading to the reduction of success in infectious disease treatment. Many perceive those risks to human health, as well as the societal and economic costs. But the way that … Continued

CAS alumni, students, faculty win awards

Jo Leimenstoll and students

Alumni Dr. Denise Rangel Tracy (Mathematics and Statistics alumna) received the Association for Women in Mathematics’ (AWM) 2020 Service Award. This award recognizes her volunteer service in helping to promote and support women in mathematics through AWM. Hoping to reach audiences beyond the mathematical community, Tracy has led projects using … Continued

CAS Professors Win Prestigious Awards

Susan Andreatta

Faculty with UNCG’s College of Arts & Sciences have continued their tradition of excellence by winning the following awards: Dr. Susan Andreatta, professor in Anthropology, recently won the prestigious Sol Tax Award from The Society for Applied Anthropology. Andreatta was selected for her 20+ years of service to SfAA, her … Continued