The College of Arts & Sciences

Computer Science Colloquium By Dr. Jiangwen Sun

Dr. Sun headshot.

Join the Computer Science Department for this presentation in their colloquium series! Dr. Jiangwen Sun will present, “Impact of different loss functions in training DNN for understanding regulatory roles of DNA sequence in DNA methylation.” Functonal genomic events, such as DNA methylation, regulate gene expression by moderating chromatin state, playing … Continued

RISE Network’s 2023 Steven Nils Ulosevich Speaker – Esther Ngumbi, Ph.D.

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  The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry & The RISE Network are thrilled to present Dr. Esther Ngumbi, the RISE Network’s 2023 Steven Nils Ulosevich Speaker. Please note that Dr. Ngumbi will be giving a talk titled “Towards the Understanding of Microbe Conferred and Chemical-Mediated Plant-Insect Interaction” at a special … Continued

On the Age of Leprosy

Photograph of Dr. Xiang-Yang Han.

The Ashby Dialogue on Infectious Disease and the Silk Road will host Dr. Han to discuss the origins of Leprosy and its genomic evolution through clinical features of the infection, bacteriologic features, and pathogenesis. Read more about this event here!

Biology Seminar Series

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Join the Biology Department on Fridays at 3 p.m. for their weekly seminar series! The September seminars in the Biology Seminar Series feature ecological and molecular plant scientists from UNCG, Warren Wilson College, Wake Forest University, and NCSU who will discuss microbes, pathogens, and food security as it relates to … Continued

Explore career opportunities in the College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is the largest and most diverse academic unit at UNC Greensboro, encompassing the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. Explore a range of opportunities to join this hub of intellectual activity and collaboration: Program Associate – African American & African Diaspora … Continued

This summer, read a book by a UNCG faculty member

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Are you searching for a book to read this summer – one that will test your knowledge, challenge your perspective, or offer beautiful lyrics and prose? Look no further than this list of 24 books published by faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences over the past year. Maybe … Continued

UNCG awarded first NSF major research instrumentation (MRI) grant

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An interdisciplinary team of scientists at UNC Greensboro has been awarded the university’s first National Science Foundation (NSF) major research instrumentation (MRI) grant – totaling $642,892 – to install a high-powered micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) machine. The new X-ray based instrument, installed in March, will give scientists at UNCG and across … Continued

New study shows the benefits of research in the classroom


A recent study from UNC Greensboro finds students learn more, gain confidence when ‘authentic’ research is part of the class design.   Researchers at UNC Greensboro have released a study that finds college students learn more and gain more confidence when they perform authentic biological research, compared to traditional laboratory … Continued


Student works in chemistry lab

Classes are well underway in UNC Greensboro’s new facility, The Nursing and Instructional Building, also known as “the NIB.” As its name suggests, the building enhances and consolidates UNCG’s School of Nursing under one roof. Yet more than benefiting nursing, the NIB also serves as a hub of science and … Continued