UNCG Campus Weekly

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

New Name: Ph.D. in Educational Studies

The Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching has been re-named Ph.D. in Educational Studies, notes Dr. David Ayers, the program coordinator.
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Honors Students at Model UN Conference

The Lloyd International Honors College has selected seven students to participate in the Harvard World Model United Nations Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, March 14-18. UNCG is one of only two public universities in North Carolina to send delegates to this conference, which will give students the opportunity to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges along with more than 2,400 students from over 50 countries. [Read more…]

Notes


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A “Conversations with the Community” series is hosted by the African American Studies Program. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m. in EUC’s Kirkland Room, the series features a community book discussion on President Obama’s “Dreams from my Father.” Discussion will be led by Dr. C. P. Gause and Robert Randolph. RSVP at afs@uncg.edu.

 

Brown bag “The Economy in 2010” is the topic of the next brown bag lunch discussion hosted by Staff Senate. Led by Dr. Stuart Allen (Economics), it will be in Room 416, Bryan Building, Wednesday, Jan. 20. Register.

Policy change at Wellness Center Effective Jan. 19, all patients failing to cancel a scheduled massage or acupuncture appointment at least 24 hours in advance will be billed for the appointment. The charge will equal the cost of the appointment. Questions? Call 4-3190.

20 percent off for faculty, staff The All-Arts, Sciences + Technology camp offers one week sessions each summer with hands-on classes in arts, sciences and technology. The camp also includes recreation and citizenship components. It is for ages 7-15. For more information on the discount, visit allarts.uncg.edu, call 315-7742 or email patlevitin@gmail.com.

In memoriam Dr. Stanley L. Jones, vice chancellor of academic affairs from 1971 to 1983, died Nov. 26. He was 91 years old.

In memoriam Dr.  Henry Levinson died Jan. 4. He was a professor of religious studies for over twenty-five years.  He had served as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and as head of the Department of Religious Studies.

Undergraduate Research Assistantships

Proposals are due Jan. 29 by 5 p.m. for Undergraduate Research Assistantship projects requesting support to begin in Summer 2010. [Read more…]

Project Cut-Off Dates

The project cut-off dates for fiscal year 2009-2010 have been established. “In keeping with state and university policy, we will not pre-bill for work in progress or incomplete projects,” says Cynthia Barnes, assistant director of renovations. Funding for projects utilizing 2009-2010 funds must be received by Jan. 29 for projects involving renovations requiring design services and the N. C. State Construction Office approvals and April 15 for simple projects involving only painting or simple office relocations. All work must be completed by June 4. [Read more…]