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Photo of costume designer Trent Pcenicni adjusting head piece in the costume shop

Crafting a celestial opera

When you’ve been “puppet wrangler” for the dozens of puppets plus wardrobe designer for ‘Avenue Q’ on Off-Broadway, creating costumes for 14 actors in an… Read More >

Photo of Kaziah Miller with students creating paper mache

Helping hands

Kaziah Miller was researching potential colleges when UNCG got her attention. “I saw that slogan, ‘Do something bigger altogether,’ and it made me curious,” she… Read More >

Action photo of Jordy Kuiper

Taking charge

At 6 feet, 9 inches, UNCG post player Jordy Kuiper is a big presence in the lane. What’s more impressive is his role as supporter… Read More >

students decorating trees

Sprucing up Christmas

Mariah Governor, president of UNCG’s Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA), has worked with SAA’s Christmas-time Branches of Love project for four years. You might say her… Read More >

The Randolph County Honor Guard presented the colors at the UNCG Fountain

Always grateful

Amber Mathwig spent a decade in the U.S. Navy as a military police officer. When she left the military and went back to college for… Read More >

Renwick Pridgeon '09 , who joined Alpha Phi Alpha in Spring 2007, rides in the 2009 Parade of Chariots.

Bands of brotherhood

Brotherhood. Service. Scholarship. For 30 years, the brothers of the Pi Zeta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. have embraced all three on the… Read More >

Zim Ugochukwu

The adventure capitalist

Ask Zim Ugochukwu ‘11 how many countries she’s visited and she sheepishly chuckles. The jet setter with an inked-up passport has never paused to count…. Read More >

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The globe and the cosmos

The Bard and the Father of Modern Science. They were the superstars of their day. Literal Renaissance men whose words and ideas continue to shape… Read More >

Jenny Fulton, founder of Miss Jenny’s Pickles, meets with Steven Cramer, center, and Nicholas Williamson. “The Bryan School is ahead of the curve in connecting the dots that we truly live in a small world,” Fulton says. “95 percent of the world's population lives outside of the United States and less than 1 percent of U.S. companies actually export. There is tremendous opportunity.”

Exporting to the real world

Dr. Nicholas Williamson’s class is anything but typical. In fact, it’s in a league of its own. In just 12 weeks, undergraduates in “MKT 426,… Read More >

Ashley Bryant looks for fossils on the edge of a mountain

A whole new world

A city girl from Metro Detroit, Ashley Bryant had never even slept in a tent, so hunting for fossils in the punishing summer sun of… Read More >


This is your moment

This is the moment. A new academic year stretches before you, ripe with opportunity. Perhaps you’ll find your calling in the lab, partnering with faculty… Read More >

Award-winning cause

Running off to freedom and abandoning his fellow slave was grueling for Chris Chalk ’01. He could not imagine ever doing that. But his character… Read More >