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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Nano Manufacturing Conference
Wednesday, Sept. 28, JSNN
Staff Senate Workshop: Event Planning at UNCG
Thursday, Sept 29, noon, Room 113, Bryan Building
Artist talk: Leah Sobsey, “Collections: Birds, Bones, and Butterflies”
Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Art Museum
Theatre: Caroline or Change
Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., Taylor Theatre
Workshop: “Second Language Critical Discourse Studies Through Social Media”
Saturday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m.- noon, MHRA, 1214
Women’s Soccer vs. Furman
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2 p.m.
Music: UNCG Symphonic Band
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium
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