Atlantic World Research Network

AWRN fosters interdisciplinary research, teaching, and creative work that reflects on the peoples, cultures, and ecologies of the “Atlantic Rim” – Africa, Europe, and the Americas. AWRN provides leadership in transatlantic studies not only at UNCG and around our region, but around the Atlantic Rim and around the world, with partners from Britain, Spain and Brazil to Italy, France and Denmark, and from the Folger Institute on Capitol Hill to the US English-Speaking Union in Manhattan.

Child and Family Research Network

CFRN is comprised of faculty and researchers from the UNCG community whose scholarship and teaching reflects a core concern for the welfare of children and families. CFRN facilitates collaboration and enhances scholarship, teaching, and service within the local, regional, national, and international community through workshops, funding opportunities, scholarly gatherings, and e-resources.

Coalition for Diversity in Language and Culture

The CDLC is composed of professors, staff, students, and community members who work collaboratively on year-round projects aimed at enhancing the educational opportunities and socio-cultural well-being of children, youth, and families from diverse language communities.

Ethiopian, East African and Indian Ocean Research Network

The EEAIO is a vibrant intellectual space for faculty and students to engage through research, coursework, conference panels, workshops, and public lectures in the histories, cultures, and societies of Ethiopia and East Africa, as part of the Indian Ocean world within the global African Diaspora.

Gerontology Research, Outreach, Workforce, and Teaching Hub

The GROWTH Hub is a cooperative group of UNCG faculty and research staff who facilitate and support transdisciplinary, aging-related research across our campus.

Human Rights Research Network

The HRRN brings together scholars from UNCG, the community, and other colleges and universities to facilitate the long-term, on-going collaboration of and communication among individuals who work on human rights-related projects with either pedagogical or research orientations.

Humanities Network and Consortium

HNAC connects the university’s humanities scholars to one another and to the public, supports faculty research, and fosters interdisciplinary collaborations. HNAC helps students identify how humanities coursework translates into successful personal careers and public leadership, and shares work in wider contexts to support and improve our communities. Together our programs demonstrate how the humanities plays a crucial role in shaping and making meaning of our common lives.

Islamic Studies Research Network

 ISRN is an educational research network designed to promote awareness and understanding of Islamic history and culture in North Carolina and in a wider, global context through a variety of events in the Greensboro area, including lectures, film screenings, and language workshops. The ISRN seeks to provide a virtual and non-virtual forum for scholars and students of Islam to connect and share ideas with each other and create new conversations across academic disciplines and fields of study. 

LGBTQI Education and Research Network

LEARN advances the health, wellness, and quality of life of the LGBTQI population through research, education, and community engagement. Through interdisciplinary networks of faculty, staff, and students from across the university and community agencies, LEARN promotes scholarship, education, practice, and policy in support of this mission.

Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative

MC2 leverages the creativity and expertise of diverse scientists to enhance the pace and broaden the collective impact of research examining the potentially beneficial chemical properties of plants, microorganisms, and other elements of the natural world.  The center serves as a resource for pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, helping to foster and maintain strong university-industry relationships and collaborations examining anticancer agents, antibiotics, and agrochemicals.

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Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming

NCSV connects scholars at UNCG and beyond who are invested in studying videogaming and their cultures. The network supports faculty and students by facilitating existing research and curriculum. Our programs and initiatives highlight videogaming and its scholarship as a rising force and place UNCG at the forefront of this cultural landscape.

Research and Instruction in STEM Education Network

 The RISE Network is a coalition of educators and researchers involved in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. RISE enhances and expands the already strong partnership between researchers and science, mathematics, and technology educators in the community and at UNCG. The network provides access to STEM funding and research opportunities, promotes working partnerships, offers a monthly lunch series, and sponsors special events such as workshops and guest speakers.

Violence Prevention Research Network

VPRN is an interdisciplinary network of UNCG faculty members with a wealth of expertise and experience in research, clinical practice, and community engagement related to understanding the dynamics of violence, including prevention and intervention strategies. Members represent a diverse group of professional disciplines, including psychology, public health, counseling, kinesiology, communication studies, conflict and peace studies, and information sciences, united around a shared goal of applying innovative, interdisciplinary research approaches to understanding and preventing interpersonal violence.