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Fred Chappell writes 125th anniversary poem for campus community

UNCG emeritus professor and lauded poet Fred Chappell, who helped create the UNCG MFA in Creative Writing program, has now graced UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration… Read More >

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UNCG to celebrate 125th anniversary with Founders Day Festival

It’s going to be a sweet 125th anniversary. On Oct. 5, 1892, UNCG opened its doors to its first class of students. Now, on the… Read More >

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Pixar’s Tia Kratter to visit campus Oct. 4

Tia Kratter has been a part of the artistry of Pixar films since the very first one, “Toy Story,” released in 1995. Before that, she… Read More >

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Honors College offers challenging academics, close-knit community

Collaborative. Challenging. Community-based. For junior Alyssa Sanchez, that’s the UNCG Lloyd International Honors College in a nutshell. It’s rigorous, yes. For the pre-pharmacy biochemistry major… Read More >

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UNCG Magazine celebrates university’s 125th anniversary

The fall edition of UNCG Magazine – a special 125th anniversary issue – published this week, with more than 100,000 copies arriving in the mailboxes… Read More >

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UNCG Athletics announces five-year strategic plan

The UNCG athletic department has announced its updated strategic plan, “The Spartan Way: 2017-2022,” a comprehensive vision that maps out the next five years for… 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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A Spartan guide to free fun this fall

It’s a beautiful time of year in Greensboro, North Carolina. There’s a refreshing crispness in the air, leaves are slowly starting to change colors, and… Read More >

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New strategic plan highlights where today’s ‘Giant Steps’ will take UNCG in the future

UNCG has unveiled its new five-year strategic plan, a road map for the university that outlines significant areas of focus, key goals and initiatives, and… Read More >

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Text me, Rosalind: Shakespeare in the cyber age

“As You Like It,” one of Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic comedies, opens this weekend at UNCG’s Taylor Theatre, and the production is far from traditional. You… Read More >

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School of Music thrills thousands at 2017 Collage concert

More than 300 UNCG student musicians brought the musical traditions of the Atlantic Rim to North Carolina this month at the 10th annual Collage concert…. Read More >