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Soaring into spring

There’s something special about springtime at UNCG. It’s the perfect time to take a stroll down College Avenue, grab a cone at Yum Yum or… Read More >

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School of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary

The mid-1960s were a transformative time for nursing in North Carolina, as UNCG’s associate degree program – the first in the state – gave way… Read More >

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Around the world on College Ave

Travel the globe this weekend, right on campus. It’s the 35th annual International Festival, or I-Fest, offering music, food, exhibits, educational demonstrations and live entertainment… Read More >

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Spartans shine under Broadway lights

The impact of UNCG in the world’s biggest and most important performing arts market was on full display this week as UNCG Theatre students traveled… Read More >

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Making sense of children’s memories

Memories make up who we are as human beings. They create self-identity. They play a critical role in learning in the classroom. And they’re the… Read More >

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Religion in the digital age

The web is changing the way people around the world experience religion. Dr. Gregory Grieve examines this realm with both thousand-mile journeys and the use… Read More >

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‘Hidden Figures’ author to deliver May Commencement address

UNCG today announced that Margot Lee Shetterly, best-selling author of the book “Hidden Figures,” will present the commencement address to the university’s 2017 graduating class on… Read More >

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Living meets learning at residential colleges

There are couches and comfy chairs, sunlight pouring in from floor-to-ceiling windows, and engaged, lively discussion. Walking into a classroom at UNCG’s Ashby Residential College… Read More >

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Spartans battle to the end, earn NIT bid

The UNCG men’s basketball team took second in the Southern Conference Tournament to round out what has been a record-setting run for Coach Wes Miller… Read More >

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Finals frenzy

Electric. That’s the best way to describe the atmosphere on campus today as the UNCG men’s basketball team prepares to take on East Tennessee State… Read More >

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Q&A with UNCG trailblazer JoAnne Smart Drane

In September of 1956, JoAnne Smart and Bettye Tillman stepped foot on the campus of Woman’s College, now UNCG, as the institution’s first African American… Read More >

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Debunking millennial myths

We’ve all heard the millennial stereotypes. Sheltered. Entitled. Addicted to their phones. According to UNCG senior Jade Murphy, they’re inaccurate characterizations. Myths that she –… Read More >