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From Stuttgart to Shanghai, Spartans go global

Uncovering history at an archaeological field school in Greece. Learning Spanish through community engagement in Costa Rica. Exploring nature, art and the human experience in… Read More >

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UNCG research: birds, bees and barbershops

African American barbershops have long been places for the black community to open up, to speak freely. And Dr. Tanya Coakley is looking to them… Read More >

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More than 2,000 enjoy UNCG Summer Music Camp

It’s a record year for UNCG’s 35th annual Summer Music Camp. More than 2,000 student musicians from 21 states and Bermuda will attend the two… Read More >

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Building peace: from soldier to professor

Service in the U.S. Army meant one thing. “In my view, the purpose of the military is to build peace. Not war,” says Dr. Tom… Read More >

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Using portable tech to treat PTSD

Memories are subject to change, just as anyone comparing childhood stories with a sibling or arguing about past events with a significant other knows. The… Read More >

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Sweet success for Bryan School alumni

The beginnings of Dame’s Chicken & Waffles can be traced back to a dance appreciation class at UNCG in the early 1990s. Not only did… Read More >

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Arts collaborative brings music to local schools

Erika Rauer saw the usual suspects when she poked her head into a student-led violin class at a Greensboro Boys and Girls Club – an… Read More >

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UNCG biology research abuzz

The UNCG Bee Station is located a few blocks to the east of campus and, at this moment, is buzzing with research. UNCG Professor of… Read More >

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New students SOAR at orientation

More than 4,000 new Spartans will visit UNCG’s campus this summer for SOAR, the university’s undergraduate orientation program. The two-day orientation sessions kicked off last… Read More >

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UNCG kicks off 125th anniversary celebration

Today marks the beginning of UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration, a yearlong commemoration of UNCG’s history of opportunity and excellence as the university looks forward to… Read More >

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UNCG professor leads NASA experiment

A UNCG-led spaceflight experiment – that may ultimately help humans grow plants on Mars and the Moon – will launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center… Read More >

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Spartans win SoCon title, earn NCAA berth

The UNCG baseball team is heading to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1997 after earning its first-ever Southern Conference Tournament Title. The… Read More >