Dr. Esther M. Leerkes (Human Development and Family Studies) has accepted an invitation from the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review to be a member of the Psychosocial Development, Risk and Prevention Study Section through June 2019. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. Study sections review grant applications submitted to the NIH, make recommendations on these applications to the appropriate NIH national advisory council or board, and survey the status of research in their fields of science.
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Lecture: writer Chris Abani
Wednesday, March 22, 7 p.m., EUC Cone Ballroom
Faculty Forum: Sustainability and Student Evaluations of Teaching
Wednesday, March 22, 3 p.m., Alumni House, Virginia Dare Room
Art talk: George Dimock on Lucinda Devlin”
Thursday, March 23, 6 p.m., Weatherspoon Art Museum
Guest artist recital:
Thursday, March 23, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall
Forum: “What is Fascism? What is Authoritarianism?”
Thursday, March 23, 6:30 p.m., Faculty Center
Colloquium: “The Inner Passage: Personal Development, the Progressives, and the National Parks”
Friday, March 24, 3:30 p.m., Graham 106
Softball vs. Western Carolina (Doubleheader)
Saturday, March 25, 1 p.m., UNCG Softball Stadium
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