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UNCG Newsmakers: April-May 2018

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the past two months:

  • The News & Record talked to Dr. Nancy Hodges about the history of the CARS program on its 100th anniversary, an article picked up by the Associated Press and US News & World Report online for exponential reach. The article
  • Dr. Charles Egeland’s work on determining the nature of Homo naledi burials was featured with an article on Ars Technica
  • WFMY talked to  Dr. Tanya Coakley about her Barber Shop Talk program, promoting sexual health among young black men through conversation with their fathers.  The News2 piece.
  • UNCG researchers were cited in an April 9 USA Today piece on domestic abuse.
  • In mid-April, Stephanie Milroy was interviewed on Triad Today about Healthy UNCG, which promotes health and wellness among UNCG employees. 
  • An Champion Magazine article featured Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Erin Reifsteck’s work in an article on adjusting to life after college sports.  
  • Dr. Janet J. Boseovski spoke about the optimism and positivity bias of young children in an Associate Press piece, which was seen in multiple media outlets. The AP article
  • May Commencement got lots of coverage in the Triad. Commencement speaker and Olympian Joey Cheek even was featured in a cover story in Triad City Beat, which gave Cheek their No. 1 ranking among commencement speakers this year. Ranked: The 2018 Triad College Commencement Speaker Face-Off
  • Dr. Dayna Touron was interviewed about aging and memory / memory confidence on NPR (Minnesota Pubic Radio) May 23. She is professor of psychology and associate dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. The NPR interview
  • Dr. Nir Kshetri, professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, wrote an article published in the Wall Street Journal: “Blockchain Could Be the Answer to Cybersecurity. Maybe.