The College of Arts & Sciences

UNCG PHILOSOPHY LECTURES FIND POPULARITY ON YOUTUBE

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When Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan started posting his lectures on YouTube, he never expected them to become popular. The UNC Greensboro philosophy professor created the videos simply as supporting material for his own online courses. Yet popular they have become. Since he began posting them two years ago, his videos have … Continued


Q&A with professors of African American and African Diaspora Studies

headshots of Dr. Armondo Collins, Dr. Noelle Morrissette, Dr. Tara T. Green

By now the names George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have been spoken, chanted, and reprinted countless times after their deaths ignited protests and debate across the globe. Many universities have also been quick to state their outrage over these deaths—and commitment to students, faculty, and staff of color—including … Continued


Faculty use humor, creativity to connect with students online

Dr. Mitch Croatt hawaiian shirt compilation

A professor wears a different Hawaiian shirt for each organic chemistry lecture he uploads online. Another professor dances flamenco for her Spanish students. A psychology instructor uses her own four-legged friend to demonstrate “Pavlov’s dog” theory of classical conditioning. Within one week, UNC Greensboro transitioned 98 percent of its classes … 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