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UNCG is one of five universities to win prestigious healthy campus award

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UNCG Office of Innovation Commercialization to Provide Space for Start-Ups at HQ Greensboro

UNCG is once again leading the way in entrepreneurship with the announcement that the Office of Innovation Commercialization (OIC) is partnering with HQ Greensboro. The… Read More >

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LiveSafe use on the rise

As the school year progresses, the number of UNCG students who download LiveSafe, the university’s new personal security mobile application, is steadily on the rise…. Read More >

Photo of Sergeant Kevin Briggs talking Kevin Berthia down off the Golden Gate Bridge

A Sweet Reunion

Their viral photograph on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has become an iconic image. One man, despondent, threatens to jump. The other talks… Read More >

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Colorful pinwheels on EUC Lawn raise awareness for suicide prevention

As part of UNCG’s Fourth Annual Mental Health Month, a colorful array of pinwheels is being displayed on the Kaplan Commons (EUC Lawn) to symbolize… Read More >

The Friends of the UNCG Libraries announces dynamic speakers for fall events

Over the next few months, the Friends of the UNCG Libraries will bring a number of dynamic speakers to UNCG and the surrounding area, including… Read More >

UNCG raises awareness with Mental Health Month

Movies about college life show football games, wacky professors and wild parties. They rarely show the hidden struggles that many students face – challenges like… Read More >

Photo of freshman John Carter, Jr. with cell phone displaying the LiveSafe app


By Thursday, August 27 at 5 p.m., UNCG’s new LiveSafe personal security app had been downloaded 2365 times since the app was launched in early… Read More >

Photo of chancellor-elect Franklin Gilliam giving community collision speech at Koury Center

Greensboro and UNCG Shared Fate

Just 13 days after moving to the Piedmont Triad from the Los Angeles area, Chancellor-elect Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. addressed an audience of more… Read More >

Photo of students at volleyball and rugby booths during Fall Kickoff

Fun and games

The Fencing Club. Equestrian Club. Quidditch Club. Rugby Club…. At UNCG Fall Kickoff, one table after another of student-led club sports showed off their season… Read More >

Night photo of UNCG campus with smartphone with Live Safe app

Living Safer With LiveSafe

An estimated 2,015 UNCG students, faculty and staff have downloaded and are now using the new UNCG LiveSafe personal security app according to the UNCG… Read More >

UNCG Guarantee students volunteering at Barnabas Network.

Students tally more than 1 million hours in community service

UNCG students contributed more than 1 million hours of community service in 2013-14, the most recent year for which data are available. That brings the… Read More >

Photo of Chancellor-Elect Franklin Gilliam, Jr. speaking with student after convocation

New Beginnings

New students entering The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) this fall received a healthy and meaningful dose of advice from Chancellor-elect Franklin Gilliam… Read More >