Academics & Research
Graduate student receives prestigious research grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Graduate student receives prestigious research grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

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Graduate student receives prestigious research grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

UNCG is a leader in the research of medicinal biochemistry, and graduate research plays an important part in new discoveries and developments. In September, PhD… Read More >

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UNCG celebrates 50 years of Katharine Smith Reynolds Scholarship

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of Katharine Smith Reynolds Scholars at UNCG. Since its inception, more than 500 Katharine Smith Reynolds… Read More >

Dr. Kelly Stamp: A focus on heartfelt research

Dr. Kelly Stamp’s focus comes from the heart. The new department chair of Family and Community Nursing and Eloise R. Lewis Excellence Professor is a… Read More >

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UNCG recognizes exemplary faculty with endowed professorship appointments

UNCG is recognizing the contributions of outstanding faculty who embody the teacher-scholar model with nine endowed professorship appointments across academic disciplines. These termed appointments, which… Read More >

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UNCG awarded $1.15 million grant for first-generation and underrepresented students

UNCG has received a 5-year, $1.15 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Education to support first-generation and underrepresented students in undergraduate research and graduate… Read More >

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UNCG, NCAA launch online wellness resource for freshman student-athletes nationwide

The NCAA Sport Science Institute has partnered with UNCG’s Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness (IPAHW) to implement The Freshman Experience, an association-wide initiative… Read More >

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Graduate, online programs shine in 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings

For the 27th consecutive year, UNCG is listed among the nation’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report, with several graduate and online programs… Read More >

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UNCG chosen for NSF-supported undergraduate research project

Hands-on research is a powerful experience for undergraduates, with a huge impact on student success. UNCG has been selected, among only 12 institutions nationally, to… Read More >

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Students get up close and personal with sea turtles in Costa Rica

Traveling the world and saving animals once felt like a pipe dream to UNCG student Leanne Murray. But after a trip to the Sea Turtle… Read More >

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UNCG professor uses nanomaterials to develop affordable, efficient solar panels

Imagine charging your cell phone outside using only a tiny sticker on the back – no cord or pad needed. Thanks in part to UNCG’s… Read More >

UNCG, N.C. A&T selected as National Science Foundation I-Corps Site

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) have been awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant… Read More >

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University Libraries to document history of brewing in Greensboro

UNCG University Libraries is expanding on its popular “Hop into History” events with the newly launched “Well Crafted NC,” a project that documents the history… Read More >