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2014-09-23 23:02:55

Dr. Qibin Zhang, an expert in bioanalytical chemistry, will help to oversee The University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Center for Translational Biomedical Research Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), a national research university located In the Piedmont Triad, announced today that Dr. Qibin Zhang has joined UNCG as co-director of the Center for Translational Biomedical Research (CTBR). Zhang, an expert in...

2014-09-18 23:04:05

Dr. Christine Murray, a counseling professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, answers common questions about abuse, how to help and why victims stay. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. According to the CDC survey, over a third of women and over a fourth...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-07-23 23:15:29

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is launching an accelerated nursing program for veterans with medical training. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing just became easier and faster for military veterans who have hands-on medical experience. The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the launch of an accelerated nursing degree program that provides course credit for military experience. The...

2014-06-25 23:03:37

Dr. Robert Anemone, head of the Department of Anthropology at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, breaks new ground as he teams up with a geographer and employs satellites, computers and drones to pinpoint Eocene-era fossils in Wyoming's Great Divide Basin. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Paleontologist Robert Anemone’s wrong turn turned out to be a happy accident that led him to a rich cache of 50 million-year-old fossil mammals. That was back in 2009 as he and his...

2014-03-24 23:23:06

“The Soul and the Search for Meaning” is offered by the university free of charge beginning March 25. Greensboro, N.C. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Today UNCG announced the launch of its first MOOC – a massive, open, online course available for free to anyone with an Internet connection. “The Soul and the Search for Meaning: From the Greeks to the Present” will be taught by esteemed historian Stephen Ruzicka, Ph.D., a UNCG professor and author of “Trouble in the West: The...

2014-03-17 23:22:23

Students enrolled in the Ed.D. program in kinesiology will benefit from a curriculum that focuses on practical application of scholarship in the workplace. GREENSBORO, N.C. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Today UNCG announced it is launching the nation’s first online doctorate of education degree in kinesiology. The new Ed.D. program is tailored for kinesiology professionals with at least three years of experience who want to continue to work while earning an advanced degree. A broad,...

2013-07-12 23:30:43

Strong student-faculty connections, high retention and career success are hallmarks of MBA@UNC. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School will graduate its first class of the innovative online MBA program, MBA@UNC, July 13, 2013, in Chapel Hill. UNC Kenan-Flagler created MBA@UNC to provide the flexibility and access working professionals need to earn their MBA from wherever they are in the world. Among the first graduating...

2013-06-10 23:15:35

The new courses are open to students with a Bachelor's degree in any area of music. Admission to the University's graduate program is not required. Greensboro, N.C. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Today UNCG announced the launch of four new online graduate courses in music taught by nationally known leaders in the field — including former deans, researchers, musical directors and authors. The subjects range from music administration and choral practice to the relationship between music,...

2012-10-25 04:02:17

Today students can earn a MALS degree entirely online if they choose, taking courses recognized for excellence by organizations specializing in education and distance learning. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2012 A quarter of a century ago, UNCG launched an innovative Master of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies (MALS) program that since has intrigued learners around the globe and earned a nationwide reputation for excellence. Today nearly 200 students are enrolled in MALS from Australia,...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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