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UNCG, where doctoral students thrive

Melissa Elmes, a doctoral student in medieval literature at UNCG, discusses her experience at UNCG. Learn about Elmes’s recent work in the highly …Read More


Feasts, Catastrophe, and the Folger Seminar

In October 2014, Melissa Elmes, a doctoral student in medieval literature at UNCG, was accepted into the Folger Institute’s spring …Read More


Code like a girl

Code like a girl. Sound strange? Not to Naomi Thomas, a UNCG sophomore double majoring in Computer Science and Business …Read More


Organic Chemistry: Building a “Lego Castle” with Daniel Nasrallah

Daniel Nasrallah graduated from UNCG in 2014 with a degree in chemistry. As an undergraduate student majoring in organic chemistry, Nasrallah …Read More


Advancing women in sport through research and collaboration

Dr. Donna Duffy is director of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity …Read More


Video: Natural products vs. drug-resistant infections

Dr. Nadja Cech received her first National Institutes of Health R01 in December 2012. Thanks to the prestigious $1.25 million …Read More



The answers to all your fracking questions

The debate over ‘fracking’ Public discussion of hydraulic fracturing is extremely polarized, and people seeking “just the facts” often find themselves sifting …Read More


“What It’s Like to Sleep”

Gabrielle Ocampo is a 2014 design graduate of UNCG. Last semester, she was awarded first place in the category of …Read More


How caffeine combats Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Your caffeine habits may help prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. UNCG biology student John McCormick thinks he …Read More