UNCG professors Jeremy Rinker and Daniel Rhodes are facilitating peace circles around the summit-cone fire that happened almost a year ago this May. Follow this link to watch the WFMY News video.
PCS Interim Department Chair Dr. Melissa R. Floyd-Pickard (Social Work) received new funding from the Guilford County Department of Public Health for the project “Expansion of the GCSTOP Program in Guilford County.” Dr. Jay Poole is co-principal investigator investigator on the project. According to the abstract, the Guilford County Solutions To the Opioid Problem program […]
PCS Associate Professor Dr. Emily Janke (Institute for Community and Economic Engagement) received new funding from Cone Health System for the project “Advancing LEAP: Lifetime Eating and Physical Activity Practices.” Dr. Lauren Haldeman is co-principal investigator on the project. This funding will provide administrative support to extend the efforts of the LEAP collaborative. LEAP is […]
Dr. Omari Dyson was awarded a grant in collaboration with Dr. Christopher Rhea from UNCG’s Department of Kinesiology and Dr. Jared McGuirt from UNCG’s Department of Nutrition. The grant of $10,000 is sponsored by DHHS Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) and will help in the goal of “designing and testing a community context driven evidence-based […]
Click the link here to read an article by Dr. Joe Cole, published in the Winter 2018 edition of the Communities Magazine by the Fellowship for Intentional Community. The article is on the topic of building skills to create cultures of collaboration in our communities.
PCS professor, Dr. Jeremy Rinker, has a book soon to be published on November 9th, 2018. The book, Identity, Rights, and Awareness: Anticaste Activism in India and the Awakening of Justice through Discursive Practices, is based on his extensive time visiting India and researching the effects of the centuries old caste system. Click the link to read more! […]
The Department is hosting a series of Alumni Research Talks! All talks will be held in the PCS Lobby, located at 1510 Walker Ave, 4th Floor.
The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU) has created a new award that recognizes the growing need for research-informed leadership in higher education. Today, CUMU announced that Emily Janke, Ph.D., is the first recipient of the Barbara A. Holland Scholar-Administrator Award. Read the article on Yes! Weekly here! Dr. Emily Janke
UNCG was included in Insight for Diversity‘s list of “Top Colleges for Diversity”. Check out the full list here!
We invite you to join us for the 2018 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis to be held at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, October 21-23. The Keynote speaker for the Community Engagement track is Emily Janke, Associate Professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Department and Director of the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (University of North Carolina – Greensboro). Emily‘s session titled “Rethinking What We […]
UNCG Student Selected as an Imagining America PAGE Fellow Santos Flores, doctoral student in Kinesiology (with an MA in Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG) was selected as one of ten students across the nation as a PAGE Fellow. PAGE (Publicly Active Graduate Education) is Imagining America’s (IA) network for publicly engaged graduate students in […]
Peace and Conflict Studies Professor, Jeremy Rinker, was featured in an article in Indian newspaper The Hindu. In the article, Dr. Rinker speaks about the importance of narrative in conflict resolution. ‘Narratives matter in conflict resolution’