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Class of 2017: Yiyang Liu

Yiyang Liu, from Luoyang, China, always knew he wanted to study chemistry, following in the footsteps of his chemist uncle. After earning his bachelor’s degree… Read More >

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Spartans celebrate milestone, new beginnings

A sense of pride and accomplishment was palpable in the Greensboro Coliseum this morning. Proud graduates. Proud friends and family. Proud faculty and staff. UNCG… Read More >

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Class of 2017: Ivana Bogdan

It’s difficult for Ivana Bogdan to recall a time when she didn’t have a paint brush or pencil in hand. The Winston-Salem native has been… Read More >

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Class of 2017: Hitam (Sam) Alsharif

You would never know it now, but there was a time when Hitam (Sam) Alsharif was shy. The decorated UNCG leader and Spartan of Promise… Read More >

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Tiny solution: Designing microdwellings for millennials

Jessica Ocasio understands the frustrations of affordable housing options for young adults. A native of Puerto Rico, she saw the scarcity of student housing as… Read More >

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Reflecting on 125 years with UNCG’s archivist

If there’s one person who knows UNCG’s history, it’s University Archivist Erin Lawrimore. From the days of McIver to the Woman’s College era to the… Read More >

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UNCG receives $1 million gift for kinesiology professorship

UNCG today announced that Dr. JoAnne “Jo” Safrit (’57 BS, Physical Education) has made a $1 million gift to establish a distinguished professorship in the… Read More >

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Lt. Lindsey Jefferies prepares for career in counseling

As a National Guard officer and Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Lt. Lindsey Jefferies is used to high pressure and high expectations. She’s relied on her… Read More >

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Men’s basketball returns after record-breaking season

A regular season Southern Conference title. The most wins in program history. And a trip to New York to compete against Syracuse in the National… Read More >

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The art of Halloween: Mary Foust Haunted House

A mysterious invitation is floating around campus. “You’re invited to dinner,” it begins. “It’s a dinner party that goes wrong, you could say,” said sophomore… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Dr. Nadja Cech

Ask any Spartan about their UNCG experience, and they’ll tell you that it’s all about the people. It’s the relationships that make this place special… Read More >

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Celebrate UNCG Homecoming Oct. 16-22

Thousands of alumni from across the state and beyond will descend on UNCG’s campus this week for one of the university’s favorite traditions: Homecoming. The… Read More >