UNCG Campus Weekly

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Newsmakers: December 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 weeks:

  • National Geographic featured Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rüpell’s work in an article on mouse vocalizations. The piece.
  • Dr. Stephen Sills spoke to the national PBS NewsHour about healthy housing and community outreach. The interview.
  • Dean John Kiss was interviewed by Nature for a piece on China’s experiments with plant growth on the moon.
  • Spartan basketball senior guard Francis Alonso was interviewed by WFMY2. The article.
  • The Triad Business Journal featured Sherine Obare’s appointment to Dean of The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. The feature.
  • PhD student Peijia Ku’s first publication from her PhD work, on wildfire ash and mercury, was featured on phys.org, eurakalert, and Science Daily.
  • Dr. Marilyn Friend spoke to Education Week about the effectiveness of co-teaching in special ed classrooms. The article.