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Award-winning cause

Award-winning cause

Alumnus Chris Chalk plays pivotal role in Oscar Best Picture

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BLS online student Nargiza Kiger documents Green Field Day, a training event in Ghana in which farmers are given improved seeds and new technologies to support more productive and sustainable farming methods.

Learning beyond boundaries

Nargiza Kiger, a native of Uzbekistan, always knew she would have to go the distance to earn a college degree. “Growing up in a male-dominant…Read More >

Kirchoff helps student with models

BIO active learning

Biology courses are hard for many students. To make the subject easier to master, Dr. Bruce Kirchoff presents an innovative approach to teaching the material….Read More >

Angela Polk Jones

The principal has got game

How often do you get to return to the site of your greatest achievement and top it? In the late 1980s, Angela Polk-Jones scorched her…Read More >

Dominick talks with students on stage

Defying gravity

He calls New York City home, but Dom Amendum is in Boise, Idaho, at the moment. He’s there to do some musical housekeeping for the…Read More >

James Payne

Golden moment

When James Payne first came to UNCG, he envisioned majoring in kinesiology. Four years later, he’s not only graduating in his chosen field –he’s doing…Read More >

Adam adjusts his hat in the dugout

Striking out diabetes

Each year one or two students at Green Hope High School in Cary, NC, are diagnosed with diabetes. Thanks to UNCG business major and baseball…Read More >


Making health accessible

It’s a small, nondescript brick house on Simpson Street in downtown Greensboro. No signs or shingles hang out front. But this house serves an essential…Read More >

Phillip smiles at a friend in a store

Fashioning success

“No.” Phillip Loken was tired of hearing that word. “I received so many ‘nos’” he said. “‘No, we can’t help fund it.’ ‘You can’t use…Read More >

Bill Cone of Pixar will speaks informally with Heather Holian’s class

Pixar pointers

Class had ended. The learning hadn’t, for students in Dr. Heather Holian’s “The Art of Disney and Pixar” course. They’d just gotten an inside look…Read More >

Rebecca DiSandro, foreground, and Mary Kate White '13 became instant friends in a class that connects students and their peers with disabilities.

Seeing the person

Every day on the UNCG campus, paths cross. People come together. They share ideas and goals. At these meaningful intersections of conversation and collaboration, lives…Read More >

Girish Jammu, left and Steven Tamba, right, smile as they tour The Center for New North Carolinans.

Education for a lifetime

Steven Tamba and Girish Jammu came to UNCG seeking an education for themselves. They’ll leave with a plan to provide it to dozens of others…Read More >

Teacher, Dubraska Stines, hugs student, Melanie and both smile

More than the language

Giovanni and seven other third-graders are trying to decide whom to pick for their projects on Latino heroes. “The paint girl!” Giovanni exclaims as a…Read More >