Augmented reality for first responders nets $1.8M grant
Dr. Regis Kopper has received $1.8 million in National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) funding to develop augmented reality (AR) interfaces for use by first responders.
What’s new in the College of Arts & Sciences?
For the 2022-23 academic year, the College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce a number of new additions and changes, including new programs of study, new department heads, and improved student and faculty spaces. Read more about these changes: New Programs of Study Computer Science PhD Program: UNC Greensboro’s computer science PhD program starts
Informatics and Analytics program joins CAS
The Informatics and Analytics (I&A) program at UNC Greensboro will become an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) beginning in Fall 2022 with Dr. John Stufken as director. I&A runs the MS in Informatics and Analytics (MSIA) program. This interdisciplinary STEM program admitted its first students in 2019 and has been
Virtual Reality brings the past to life at Magnolia House
Combining design, history, and computer science, UNC Greensboro is bringing a piece of important local history to life. Members of UNCG’s Interior Architecture and Computer Science departments recently teamed up to create a virtual reality (VR) tour of the historic Magnolia House as it would have appeared in the 1950s. The Magnolia House, located near
UNCG to launch new computer science PhD program
On Friday, May 27, UNC Greensboro’s College of Arts & Sciences received approval from the UNC System to launch a new PhD program in computer science. Starting in fall of 2022, the computer science PhD program fills a statewide need for this rapidly growing area of scholarship and employment. Last year, nearly 1,000 students applied
A Spartan Family: Five siblings thrive at UNCG
This semester marks a unique milestone for the Woods family: their fifth and youngest member, Benjamin, starts his first year at UNC Greensboro as a computer science major. He follows in the footsteps of his four older siblings: Tabitha ‘17, Philip ‘18, Sarah, a consumer apparel and retail studies major, and Joy, a political science
Will COVID-19 fast-track virtual reality development? UNCG expert weighs in
In March, Dr. Regis Kopper helped organize the first large-scale conference to take place entirely within virtual reality. Now, the UNC Greensboro computer science professor is applying virtual reality to remote telehealth visits, meaning we may soon experience our doctor as being in the room with us, even if that room is our own living