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March 22, 2017 at 11am Claxton Rm. in the EUC — Tobacco and Health: A Social Justice Perspective — Dr. Phillip Gardiner presents a lecture hosted by the department of Public Health Education and the Guilford County Health Department. Please RSVP.

    • Featured in UNCG Now— Dr. Jonathan Tudge of Human Development & Family Studies and his team are working to teach children the meaning of gratitude
    • Dr. Bolt of Human Development & Family Studies (HDF) Human Development & Family Studies, Dr. Hemphill of Department of Kinesiology (KIN), and Dr. Rinker of Peace and Conflict Studies have been chosen as Faculty Fellows of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement at UNCG for 2018!
    • Scholarship Awardees 2017-2018!
    • Featured in the News and Record — Dr. JoAnne Safrit, a Woman’s College graduate, has donated $1 million toward the Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professorship. Kinesiology professor Laurie Wideman is the first recipient.
    • Featured in Campus Weekly — Dr. David Wyrick of Public Health Education and Dr. Paul Davis of have received funding for their respective projects
    • Featured in the Durham Herald Sun — Peace and Conflict Studies student Kylie Stephens will visit Israel and Palestine with Interfaith Peace Builders
    • Featured in the Greensboro News & Record — Paul Chelimo, Public Health Education graduate and Olympic silver medalist, visits Greensboro to receive a Young Alumni Award
    • Featured on WFMY — Social Work graduate Chase Holleman explains how Caring Services in High Point uses the drug Naloxone to treat overdoses
    • Featured in the Burlington Times News — Nutrition student Jocelyn Calip works to create an indoor nutrition themed playground in Burlington
    • Nov. 9th, 2017 at 11:30am in Edwards Lounge (Stone 219): the Work Life Balance committee invites all HHS faculty and staff to an Open Discussion Luncheon from 11:30am to 1:00pm
    • Sept. 29, 2017 at 11am the Maple Rm. in the EUC: HHS and the Office of the Provost present: “The Biopsychosocial Model of Chronic Pain: Past, Present and Future Clinical Directions” by Robert Gatchel; Reception and refreshments at 11am.
    • 2016-17 Student Excellence Awardees! Celebrate with the awardees at the Honors Convocation, May 3 at 7 pm in the EUC Auditorium.
    • Feb. 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm in the EUC Auditorium: Lawther Lecture entitled “Honor Under Pressure: Reflections of a Former POW in North Vietnam” will be presented by Commander Porter Halyburton. Commander Halyburton spent over seven years as a prisoner of war.
    • Alumni Awards 2017 have been announced!
    • See Scholarship Awardees 2016-2017!
  • October 20, 2016: Two HHS students named 2016 Spartans of Promise!
  • Wed. Nov. 9, 2016, Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House: HHS Dean’s Lecture: Dr. Robert Stern, one of the foremost experts on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in those who participate in contact sports and military combat will visit HHS. A live stream of the lecture will be available at 4pm.
  • UNCG’s and HDFS Birth through Kindergarten Interdisciplinary Studies in Education & Development Masters program ranked second in the country!
  • Sept. 16, 2015: Margaret Arbuckle (’74 MEd, ’82 PhD), JoAnne Safrit (BS ’57), and Jerry Tolley (EdD ’82) have been named 2015 Alumni of Distinction. They will be formally recognized by the UNCG Alumni Association during Homecoming Week.
  • Sept. 3, 2015 : Dr. Hunter, Associate Professor of HDFS and also Director of the HHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion co-edits special issue of the Journal of Social Issues: Psychology, History and Social Justice : The Social Past in the Personal Present.
  • September 2015: Please find a list of all UNCG Committees compiled here !
  • Thurs. Oct. 1, 8:30 a.m – 5 p.m., EUC auditorium : The UNCG Health Coach Training Program and the Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) hold their first annual conference.
  • Aug. 20, 2015 : Dr. Rulison from PHE and colleagues gain national attention from study that finds that “Teens may not drink or smoke if friends are counseled not to” renaming of hhp building to coleman building
  • UNCG Costa Rica Study Abroad Program –
  • See HHS Scholarship Awardees 2014-2015!
  • Katherine Davis, An Eight Year Journey
  • Please see the HHS Alumni Award winners for 2015. Congratulations to all !!
  • UNCG and N.C. A&T get $1.1M grant for Social Work. Congratulations !!
  • Congratulations to Deanne R. Ewald & Sarah Howle who received a 2nd place award in the Humanities, Business, Education and Social Sciences Division at the Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo!!
  • Beverly Warren, PE Class of 1971 was installed as President of Kent State University.
  • Patrick Waddell, a Public Health Education graduate, is featured on the UNCG homepage!
  • Dr. Anastopoulos, of Department of HDFS, and the ADHD Clinic in the News and Record.
  • UNCG School of HHS Alumni Award Recipients announced in Campus Weekly ..
  • March 26, 2015: Dr. Jerono Rotich (NC A & T University) and Dr. Michael McKenzie (WSSU), both graduates of the Department of Kinesiology will receive 2015 BOG Teaching Awards. This award is given annually to one faculty member at each of the system’s 17 campuses.
  • Monday, April 6 at 4pm in EUC Auditorium: The HHS Lawther Lecture entitled “The Role of Physical Activity in Chronic Disease Prevention” is presented by distinguished Harvard Epidemiologist, Dr. I-Min Lee.
  • Wednesday, March 25, at 4pm in Maple Rm in EUC: Dr. Liberti will give a talk entitled “Seeking Larger Worlds to Conquer: Race, Resistance, and Women’s Basketball at Black Colleges and Universities in the 1930’s.“. For more information, contact Dr. Duffy at dmduffy@uncg.eduWednesday, March 25, 2015 at 2 p.m: Re-dedication ceremony at Coleman Building (formerly HHP blg.) will be held at the bridge entrance on West Drive at 2 p.m. Refreshments will follow.
  • Nov. 21, 2014 : Learning in the 21st Century: Developmental Perspectives on Learning from Birth to College, a CFRN/RISE Interdisciplinary conference.
  • November 24, 2014: Photovoice project in PHE Human Sexuality course featured on FoxNews
  • Oct. 27 – Nov. 1, 2014: Visit the HHS Homecoming 2014 tent on Kaplan Commons on Nov. 1 at 4:00pm for the Homecoming party. We would love to see you ! .
  • Tues. Sept. 2, 2014 at 3:30pm – 5:30pm in Rm 186 Stone Blg. : “The Continuing Impact of the Fall of the Iron Curtain on Eastern Europe and the World”. Join the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies for an engaging and enriching discussion about art, peace and conflict and how lessons from past conflict can be applied in today’s world.
  • Congratulations to Camille Zarzar, a Community Recreation and Event Management student, and Claire King a Therapeutic Recreation student from the Department of Therapeutic Recreation. They are are featured this month on the UNCG Student Success web page. May 2014 : Honor’s student, James Payne, of Kinesiology graduates as one of the first cohort of the UNCG Guarantee program !!
  • May, 2014: Dr. Susan Phillips of CSD and Dr. Susan Dennison of SWK have just published “Faculty Mentoring, A Practical Manual for Mentors, Mentees, Administrators, and Faculty Developers “. e=”font-weight: bold;”>Monday, March 31, 2014 : Lawther Lecture : ” Creating an Inclusive Climate: Steps Toward Institutional Change” with Dr. Abigail Stewart.
  • April 26-27, 2014: Shaina and Chelsea Sumney, first year graduate students in CSD, competed in the Southern Conference outdoor track championships this weekend.
  • April, 2014: Department of Nutrition students help provide nutritious meals for seniors who can no longer drive.
  • April 2014: Members of the PE class of 1974 pose with their volleyball coach, Pat Hielscher (’66, ’70, center, front) during the recent Alumni weekend. Dianne Conder Farnsworth and Donna Friesen Wigton shared their experiences as female athletes during the AIAW years with the current volleyball team.
  • April 2014 : Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards ceremony was held on April 4, 2014. Among the awardees were many students, faculty, and staff from HHS. Congratulations to all !!
  • March 2014: Social Work JMSW team: 2nd place award in 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Competition!
  • Thursday, February 27 : Spit’in Anger Event at NC A&T in Proctor Hall. Doors Open at 6:30pm. FREE Refreshments & Hors D’oeuvres at 6:30. Showing starts around 7pm. FREE Admission! Open to public. Sponsored by the JMSW program of the Department of Social Work
  • Tuesday, February 25, 11am-2pm : Free confidential HIV/STI testing at the Cone Ballroom in the EUC. Snacks and games! First Come, First Served. Sponsored by UNCG Wellness Center and Wesley-Luther Campus Ministry.
  • Feb. 28, 2014 : “Perko and a turtle named Sheldon, reach out to kids”
  • February 25, 2014 : Preventing Poverty at an orphanage in Mexico, Frankie Martinez found his calling.
  • February 20, 2014 : Read more about the outcome of the Healthcare Faith Summit in the News and Record.
  • January 15, 2014 : “Wineburg, Cleveland present report before it goes to DC”.
  • January 2014 : Dr. Christopher Rhea, UNCG Professor from The Department of Kinesiology helps people walk.
  • January 2014 : Vincent Francisco, Associate Professor of Public Health, Bob Wineburg, Professor of Social Work and Odell Cleveland, Senior Administrative Officer for Mt. Zion Baptist Church contributed to recent Healthcare Faith Summit. See also “Deans’s Message”.
  • December 2013: Jerry Loflin, who completed his doctoral degree in pedagogical Kinesiology in August, spoke for the Class of 2013.
  • January 6, 2014 : Dean of Dreams, Bill Johnson has a new take on advising.
  • December 2013 : Community and Therapeutic Recreation Students Food Drive – 2013
  • August 2013 :The Science of Healthful Living Project has a new website ! For information about this project contact Dr. Cathy Ennis from Kinesiology.
  • August 2013 : Dr. Leerkes from HDFS is invited by NIH Center for Scientific Review to be a member of the Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention Study Section through June 2019.
  • Oct. 30, 2013 from 12-1:30 PM : Talk by Dr. Howard Zehr, sponsored by Department of Peace and Conflict Studies – “Interdisciplinary and Community-Based Approaches to Restorative Justice” at Edward’s Lounge, Stone Blg.
  • Oct. 30, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 PM : Talk by Dr. Howard Zehr, sponsored by Department of Peace and Conflict Studies – “The Growing Edges of Restorative Justice” in EUC Blg, Joyner Rm.
  • October 24 – 25, 2013 : Conference : Female Athletes and Injury: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery in the Elliott University Center. For more information contact Dr. Duffy, Professor of Kinesiology, at dmduffy@uncg.edu.
  • September 16, 2013 : HHS Alumni Association Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 PM in 400B HHP Blg.
  • September 20, 2013 at 3:00 PM: in the Albanese Auditorium. Dean Hooper will present on Budget 101 followed by the QEP Team. Reception to follow in Edwards Lounge.August 14, 2013 : HHS Faculty Assembly will take place at 2:00 PM in the School of Education Auditorium.
  • Tuesday August 13 :Alight Foundation sponsors a talk called “How to Read Medical Literature” by Dr.Gustav Magrinat.
  • Follow the 2013 year’s School of Health and Human Sciences Costa Rica Language and Culture Immersion Study Abroad Experience though their blog
  • August 2013 : UNCG creates first-of-its-kind institute in UNC system to focus on athlete health and wellness based on research from David Wyrick from the Department of Public Health Education.
  • August 2013 : UNCG launches a new bachelor’s degree in Conflict and Peace Studies this fall.
  • May 22, 2013 : News and Record explores the story of Louise Vincent, a Public Health Education major who overcame addiction and was successful with the help of Dr. Bob Strack.
  • April 8, 2013 : “Becoming comfortable with uncomfortable conversations.” A conversation on what to do and how to react when students or peers say things that make us uncomfortable regarding issues of diversity and inclusion.
  • April 17-19, 2013 : UNCG faculty, staff, and students can access live TedMed sessions either from a computer or in Rm. 186 Stone Blg.
  • May 22, 2013 : Well-Spring just announced a partnership between the two institutions !
  • April 15, 2013 : Dr. Sandy Shultz and Dr. Jenny Etnier will be inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology in Fall 2013 based on their significant contributions to the study of human movement and physical activity. Congratulations !
  • March 26, 2013 : Amy Strickland from the Department of Nutrition was honored at the North Carolina Dietetic Association Annual Meeting with the North Carolina Dietetic Association Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award.
  • March 8, 2013 : Governor McCrory proclaims March as Social Work Month.
  • February 20, 2013 : Dr. Heather Helms Associate Professor at the Department of Human Development and Family Studies received the Alumni Teaching Excellence Award at the 2012 Excellence Awards ceremony.>
  • February 5, 2013 : Dr. Martinek of KIN was awarded UNCG’s Gladys Strawn Bullard Award at Excellence Awards ceremony.
  • January 2013 : History of Gerontology at UNCG (1983 – 1995) by Rebecca Adams
  • Feb. 7, 2013 : “The Science of Physical Activity” Lab Tour presented by the Rise Network and the UNCG Department of Kinesiology. Meet our scientist scholars and graduate students and experience guided laboratory experiment tours!
  • January 2013 : Dr. Sharon Morrison, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Education was interviewed by WFMY News 2 on the topic of “Flu Vaccinations”.
  • January 2013 : Dr. Ang Chen has been named the AERA Special Interest Group in “Research in Learning and Instruction in Physical Education” 2013 Scholar. He will deliver an invited keynote at the 2013 AERA Convention in San Francisco in April.
  • January 2013 : Mark Fine Professor of HDFS has published Handbook of Family Theories Congratulations !
  • January 2013 : “SimCity meets physical therapy is one of the goals of Dr. Christopher Rhea” of Professor in KIN director of the new Virtual Environment for Assessment and Rehabilitation (VEAR) Laboratory.
  • Thursday, January 24 noon – 1:00 p.m : Legacy of the Civil Rights Struggle at the Edwards Lounge, Stone Building. Join us for informal conversation and a brown bag lunch (beverages and dessert provided). We will also discuss MLK’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”.