Academics & Research

Open Education Resources save students thousands on textbooks

When Dr. Heather Helms, associate professor of human development and family studies, announced to her class of 230 students that they were swapping their $200… Read More >

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UNCG announces formation of College of Visual and Performing Arts

UNCG is pleased to announce the formation of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), a new unit that unifies the discipline of art with… Read More >

Model walks down runway at UNCG Threads Fashion Show.

UNCG fashion program earns top national rankings

For the fifth consecutive year, UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) ranks among the nation’s top fashion programs according to Fashion-Schools.org. CARS… Read More >

Study shows severely obese children show signs of depression as early as first grade

Severely obese children are likely to be withdrawn and show signs of depression as early as first grade. A new study, conducted by UNCG Professor… Read More >

Dr. Randy Penfield named UNCG School of Education dean

After serving as interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Randy Penfield will take on the top position in UNCG’s School of Education permanently beginning… Read More >

UNCG student presents undergraduate research at national showcase on Capitol Hill

UNCG junior psychology major Amanda Baeten recently presented her research project, “How Rumination Affects Emotions,” at the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event sponsored… Read More >

UNCG students present unique business models at Aging Services Innovation Competition

What do a virtual grocery store, an online interpretation service and an outdoor adventure program have in common? According to UNCG students, all three business… Read More >

Graduate and undergraduate research expo winners announced

Each spring, UNCG celebrates student research by hosting both a graduate and an undergraduate research expo highlighting UNCG students’ cutting edge research. This year’s Carolyn… Read More >

New degree program prepares students for global engagement

Starting in the fall of 2016, UNCG’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) will offer a new concentration for students who are interested in… Read More >

Speech-Language Pathology program ranks nationally again

Once again, UNCG’s graduate program in speech-language pathology has been named to U.S. News and World Report’s list of best speech-language pathology programs for 2016…. Read More >

Graduate Expo to showcase talent, hard work of UNCG graduate students

Have you ever wondered how your diet affects your viruses or how keeping a beat and early literacy are related? You can find out at… Read More >

Undergraduate Research Expo is March 29

From biology labs to dance studios, undergraduate students at UNCG are participating in innovative, cutting-edge research. The 10th annual Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research… Read More >