UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

2018 Faculty First awardees

Photo of Minerva StatueThe 2018 Faculty First awardees have been announced. The awards, which typically fund summer scholarship, are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty.

April Dawkins – Library & Information Studies – Bridging the Gap: Community College Library Service to Early College Students

Yarneccia Dyson – Social Work – An Examination of Psychosocial and Environmental Factors As Predictors of Risk for HIV in African American College Students enrolled at HBCU’s and MSI’s

Yvonne Ford – Adult Health Nursing – Assessing cardiovascular health of African-American breast cancer survivors: a feasibility study

Dora Gicheva – Economics – Impacts of Expanding Access to Health Insurance for College Students

Arielle Kuperberg – Sociology – Student Loans, Strong and Weak Ties, and the Transition out of College

Karen La Paro – Human Development and Family Studies – Early Childhood education Teacher Preparation: Moving Forward: Focus on Outcomes

Stephen Sills, Jeremy Bray, and Ken Gruber – Center for Housing & Community Studies; Economics; and the Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships – UNCG Eviction Diversion Research Project (EDRP): A Demonstration Project for Guilford County MetroLab Partnership

Tad Skotnicki – Sociology – Anonymous Goods and the Rise of Consumer Activism

Selima Sultana – Geography – Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) and African American Underrepresentation

Melody Zoch and Colleen Fairbanks – Teaching Education and Higher Education – Immigrant and Refugee Youth and Adults’ Literacy Learning through Digital Storytelling

Clifford Smyth – Mathematics & Statistics – Addressing the Extreme Fragility of Machine Learning Algorithms that Can Perform Medical Image Recognition at Superhuman Levels

Keith Erickson – Nutrition – Sex and genetic factors involved in the alterations of brain iron biology due to obesity

Kimberly Petersen – Chemistry & Biochemistry – Development of Novel Reactions with Nitrile Electrophiles

Shanmugathasan Suthaharan – Computer Science – Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning Methods for the Classification of Mixed Fruits and Vegetables

Fabian Lopez and Inara Zandmane – Music – CD Recording and promotional videos, Title CD: A Few Pieces We Like

Hannah Grannemann – Arts Administration – Audience Engagement and Organizational Sustainability: Research Agenda Exploration

Stuart Dischell – English – Walking the Walls of the Farmers General

Alyssa Gabbay – Religious Studies – Gender and Succession in Medieval Islam: Bilateral Descent and the Legacy of Fatima

Erin Lawrimore – University Libraries – Well Crafted NC: Documenting Women in North Carolina’s Craft Beer Industry

Gregory Grieve – Religious Studies – Evil and Video Games

Jennifer Park – English – Pretergenerations: The Science and Drama of Immortality

Matthew Barr – Media Studies – Re-Edit of Documentary, Union Time: Fighting for Workers’ Rights, for Education & Training Contexts

Risa Applegarth – English – Children Speaking: Rhetorical Agency in Children’s Activism

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