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  • The Past, the Present, and Future of Black American Health

    The Past, the Present, and Future of Black American Health

    Black History Month Panel, presented by the the Human Health Sciences Program Refreshments to follow the Panel Discussion. Students, Faculty , and Staff are welcome!


  • Medical Sociologist Examines Black Women’s Perspectives in Health Care

    Medical Sociologist Examines Black Women’s Perspectives in Health Care


  • Women Making a Difference in Science at HHS 

    Women Making a Difference in Science at HHS 

    Women in science are celebrated internationally on Feb. 11, but at the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences, women are involved in significant science and scientific leadership year-round. This research includes lab work, field work, independent study, interdisciplinary projects, and community partners.   


  • Tips to Stay Healthy in the New Year

    Tips to Stay Healthy in the New Year

    It’s not a bad thing that there’s this one time of year for these goals because a lot of people are thinking about making those changes. Dr. Maher, an associate professor of Kinesiology


  • Former Kinesiology professor, TOM MARTINEK,  furthers his legacy

    Former Kinesiology professor, TOM MARTINEK, furthers his legacy

    For the past 30 years, his work through Project Effort has been modeled throughout the world. Its initial purpose was to give elementary school kids plagued with low grades, office referrals, and school suspensions a chance to participate in a values-based after-school program that would help them channel negative energy … Continued


  • Kinesiology Grad Kemiah Williams Makes it Happen at UNCG

    Kinesiology Grad Kemiah Williams Makes it Happen at UNCG

    Being a first-generation student means to ‘make it happen,’ which is a statement I live by because, no matter if I have guidance or not, I will accomplish all that I put my mind to, Kemiah Williams


  • Child Care Stars

    Child Care Stars

    How do you decide on the right child care facility? A star rating at a North Carolina child care facility can ease the minds of parents and caregivers. The NC Rated License Assessment Project, run by UNCG for nearly 25 years, has helped improve the lives of millions of children in North Carolina and beyond.


  • Spartan Athletes Play And Find Their Way

    Spartan Athletes Play And Find Their Way

    At UNC Greensboro, many students land here because of athletics. Some are offered scholarships, while others choose UNCG because they can walk-on to a team and continue to play a sport they love.


  • School Social Work Licensure: Impact Beyond The Classroom

    School Social Work Licensure: Impact Beyond The Classroom

    Making a remarkable, real-world impact is at the center of UNC Greensboro’s school social work licensure program. “Our students get lots of touch points throughout the entire bachelor of social work program with volunteering, community service, and then their formal internship.”


  • Promoting Peace: Where A Peace And Conflict Studies Degree Takes UNCG Students

    Promoting Peace: Where A Peace And Conflict Studies Degree Takes UNCG Students

    A UNC Greensboro student who comes to the Peace and Conflict Studies Department will be matched with dedicated faculty, an innovative curriculum, impactful research, and a commitment to community engagement.


  • Former Olympian Redefining Life After Competition At UNCG

    Former Olympian Redefining Life After Competition At UNCG

    Yeong-Jun (YJ) Seo spent most of his childhood playing ice hockey – including in the 2018 Winter Olympics where he competed on the South Korean team in PyeongChang. “As I transitioned out of the sport, I felt I wasn’t really prepared because there wasn’t a lot of support.”


  • UNCG Departments Partner to Create Sensory Room

    UNCG Departments Partner to Create Sensory Room

    Behind the brick façade of UNC Greensboro’s Ferguson building lies a new escape, both for learning and calming: a sensory room.


  • Kinesiology Professor Partners with High Point University in 2 Studies

    Kinesiology Professor Partners with High Point University in 2 Studies

    Researchers at UNC Greensboro and High Point University are collaborating on two studies to improve treatments for concussion and burning mouth syndrome – a complex neuropathic condition that is often seen in cancer patients – also known as glossodynia.


  • Health and Human Sciences majors popular with military-affiliated students

    Health and Human Sciences majors popular with military-affiliated students

    UNC Greensboro is among the Top 10 “Military Friendly” institutions across the country, and now it’s one of the top 10 “Military Spouse Friendly” schools.


  • Welcome New Faculty and Staff

    Welcome New Faculty and Staff

    We’d like to welcome the following staff and faculty members to the School of Health and Human Sciences for the 2023-24 school year


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