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Student veterans attend a Veterans Day ceremony on the UNCG campus. UNCG's new accelerated nursing program for medically trained veterans is just one way the university is making higher education more accessible to those who served.

Nursing fast-tracks medically trained veterans

As a U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Susan Letvak understands the challenges veterans face when they transition to civilian life. Letvak, chair of the Adult Health…Read More >

The Bryan School of Business and Economics on the UNCG campus

UNCG economics faculty research earns high ranking

UNCG’s Department of Economics, housed in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, has been ranked as one of the nation’s best for faculty-published economic…Read More >

Actor Chris Chalk arrives for the premiere of HBO's "The Newsroom" Season 2 at Paramount Theater on the Paramount Studios lot. July 10, 2013. Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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 >

Carter Jenkins holds the tournament trophy.

Carter Jenkins Wins Second Straight Carolinas Amateur Championship

What’s better than winning the Carolinas Amateur Golf Championship? Winning it twice. Sophomore men’s golfer Carter Jenkins claimed the 100th annual Carolinas Amateur Championship of…Read More >

Dr. Algie Gatewood, president of Alamance Community College, and UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady sign off on an agreement to offer UNCG's bachelor's degree in nursing at the community College's Graham campus. The new partnership is just one part of UNCG's plans to meet the changing needs of nurses and health care employers head-on.

Nurses, employers benefit from UNCG partnerships

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady and Dr. Algie Gatewood, president of Alamance Community College, put pens to paper Thursday, cementing an agreement that will bring…Read More >

Trustees elect new officers, welcome new members

Susan Safran will lead UNCG’s Board of Trustees during the 2014-15 academic year. The board has also welcomed two new members, Brad Hayes and Simone…Read More >

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 >

robert digs through fossils in his office

Digging smarter, with satellite imagery

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…Read More >

CARS Fashion

Consumer, Apparel & Retail Studies earns top ranking

UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) has been ranked as the 13th best fashion program in the nation by the website,…Read More >

Rising eighth-graders use a hula hoop during a team-building exercise at UNCG’s GEAR UP camp on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

Camp shifts college access into high GEAR

More than two dozen eighth-graders from across the state have descended on the UNCG campus June 18-20 for a three-day, two-night immersion in college life….Read More >


Graduating to The Gambia

Megan Whinna graduated in May, with a dual degree in elementary and special education. On June 25, she heads to West Africa. Megan will spend…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 >