Monthly Archives: March 2017

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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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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 >

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Class of 2016: Kate Reid

By 2030, more than 69 million Americans will be over the age of 65. And UNCG’s Kate Reid will be at the forefront of supporting… Read More >

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Taking the classroom to new heights

UNCG’s Dr. Jay Lennartson is a geographer, meteorologist, pilot and, most recently, a budding videographer. It’s a unique combination – and one that is making… Read More >

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Class of 2016: Alexis Shaw

Senior Alexis Shaw has spent her college career focused on improving the well-being of the people in her community and around the world. “I feel… Read More >

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Soccer-style teaching scores big

“GOOOOAAALLLLLLLL!” The celebratory cry of soccer players and fans can be heard in just about any backyard, field or stadium in the United States and… Read More >

UNCG to host renowned historian Heather Ann Thompson

The UNCG Humanities Network and Consortium (HNAC) will host a lecture by renowned historian Heather Ann Thompson titled “The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and… Read More >

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Bringing humanities to everyone

Humanities for everyone. That’s the simple, yet impactful vision of UNCG’s new Humanities Network and Consortium (HNAC), launched by faculty in humanities disciplines such as… Read More >

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Greensboro Review celebrates 100th issue

In the spring of 1966, students in UNCG’s MFA in creative writing program gathered together to collate and staple by hand the very first issues… Read More >

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A dream fulfilled

There was never a question of whether or not Shavette Campbell would attend college – only how would she pay for it. Born to a… Read More >

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UNCG to host annual fall Study Abroad Expo

The UNCG International Programs Center (IPC) will host its annual fall Study Abroad Expo on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in… Read More >

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From deployment to degree

James Sorrells was just a few months away from earning his bachelor’s degree when he enlisted in the military. A senior criminal justice major at… Read More >

Veteran professor takes on UNCG’s Graduate School

Dr. Kelly Burke has spent the last 27 years creating memorable learning experiences for music students at UNCG. Now, she’s bringing that ingenuity to her… Read More >

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Princeton Review ranks Bryan School No. 6 nationally in opportunity for minority students

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is ranked No. 6 in the nation for “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students” in the 2017 edition of… Read More >

History students to host voting rights ‘teach-in’

During the 1960s, students at college campuses across the United States began to host “teach-ins,” or student-run forums designed to educate individuals on pressing political… Read More >

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UNCG receives $2.3 million gift to train future teachers

UNCG’s School of Education received the largest gift in its history Monday – $2.3 million from the Tom Haggai and Associates (THA) Foundation. This gift,… Read More >

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Asian Autumn Festival returns

From K-Pop to origami, explore Asian culture through performance, language, fashion, food and art this weekend at UNCG’s Asian Autumn Festival. The International and Global… Read More >

UNCG among nation’s best colleges for 26th year

For the 26th consecutive year, UNCG has been named one of the nation’s best universities, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Colleges… Read More >

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 >

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Recent UNCG graduate wins top international sculpture award

UNCG’s Ivana Milojevic Beck ’12, ’16 MFA has been awarded the International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2016. Beck, who… Read More >

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Riding high at therapy camp

At first glance, UNCG’s Horsepower Experience looks like any other horseback riding camp, but it’s much more. Over the past 13 summers, graduate students in… Read More >

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Life on the farm

When UNCG’s Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard received a call from Peacehaven Community Farm last summer asking for clinical services for one of its core members, her… Read More >

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From fútbol to finance

Three decades ago, Andrew Mehalko ’87 was known as a star UNCG soccer player and a three-time national champion. Fast forward to 2016, and he’s… Read More >

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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 >

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UNCG Dance at Kennedy Center

For UNCG dance students looking to launch their careers in an increasingly competitive field, few places are better platforms than the Kennedy Center in Washington,… Read More >

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Gate City girl

Born and bred in Greensboro, Emma Rettew had no plans of attending college in her hometown. Instead, she headed west to a university in the… Read More >

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Global UNCG: A newfound confidence

Fulbright scholar Sheena Rose left the sunny, close-knit island of Barbados to pursue a Master of Fine arts in studio art at UNCG. “I love… Read More >

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Nodia Mena: Beating the odds

“All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Few on UNCG’s campus embody Walt Disney’s famous quote more… Read More >

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Exploring identity through art

Whether he was sketching on notebook paper or piecing together large-scale collages, Maurice Moore was always fascinated with the idea of exploring his own identity… 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 >

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Learning to Lead

What makes a good leader? Is it adaptability, effective communication, a knack for identifying prudent risks? This past semester, UNCG’s Department of Communication Studies worked… Read More >

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Getting down to business

Hard work and discipline have always been part of Lawrence Watkins’ DNA. So when he arrived at UNCG as a freshman and learned about the… Read More >

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Bright lights and big dreams

Jennifer Leigh Mann has always loved the movies. One of her favorite childhood memories is walking from her grandparents’ home in downtown Graham, North Carolina,… Read More >

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Globe trotting and goal scoring

When it comes to balancing athletics and academics, there are few who do it better than UNCG senior Evan Rees. From winning a Southern Conference… Read More >

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Onto the stage and ‘Into the Woods’

Next weekend, the greatest fairy tales of all time will collide on stage in UNCG’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods.” The… Read More >

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Career ahead in special ed

Growing up, UNCG senior Kasey Lynn Schmidt never dreamed she would return to the classroom one day as a teacher. In fact, she hated school…. 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 >

Dept. of Social Work sheds light on foster care issues in Triad Stage play

Ever since theater professional Debra LeWinter met UNCG professor and social worker Alicia Kaplan, the two have been dreaming about creating a theatrical production that… Read More >

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Revisiting the Great War

On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I, an act that impacted the lives of millions and forever altered the course of… Read More >

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UNCG students to host 11th annual fashion show

For the 11th year in a row, UNCG students in the Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) will show off their sleek, new… Read More >

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Redesigning downtowns

As a young girl, Emily-Kate Hannapel was constantly rearranging her room – shifting furniture, changing color and envisioning new spaces. Twenty years later, Hannapel is… Read More >

News & Record: The Forge to share space with UNCG

UNCG’s Department of Art will open a new downtown art space called “The Mill” on April 29. The Mill will share the site with the… Read More >

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Rhythm in Rennes

Evan Ringel’s senior spring break trip – full of big sounds and breathtaking sights – was one he’ll never forget. Along with three fellow seniors… Read More >

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UNCG’s Counseling and Educational Development program ranked second in the nation

For the second year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational… Read More >

UNCG to host colloquium on contemporary Latin America

UNCG’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) will host a colloquium on contemporary Latin America on Thursday, March 24, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m…. Read More >

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UNCG students to explore innovation at third annual CARS Industry Summit

UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) will host its third annual Industry Summit, sponsored by VF Jeanswear, on Thursday, March 24, from… Read More >

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Thank you for supporting the Connect NC Bond

North Carolina voters overwhelmingly passed the Connect NC Bond, which will bring a new nursing and STEM instructional building to UNCG’s campus. Chancellor Franklin D…. Read More >

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UNCG student wins national interior design competition

UNCG third-year interior architecture student Kim Young recently won first place in the national Bienenstock Furniture Library Interior Design Competition. Young beat out 39 entries… Read More >

Furniture Today: UNCG student wins national interior design competition

UNCG third-year interior architecture student Kim Young was featured in Furniture Today after winning first place in the national Bienenstock Furniture Library Interior Design Competition. Read… Read More >

UNCG’s Bryan School brings home national awards from small business conference

For the eighth year in a row, UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics won big at the Small Business Institute (SBI) Academic Conference held… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Mehek Khera builds ‘treasure box’ of new memories

Mehek Khera left her hometown of New Delhi, India, which she considers her golden treasure box, to obtain a master’s in business administration at UNCG…. Read More >

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UNCG athletes double-team Academic All-American Honors

In the past five months two UNCG sports stars have been named Division I First-Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors (CoSIDA). Basketball… Read More >

UNCG’s Business Analytics graduate program named to top 50 list for best value

UNCG’s Business Analytics graduate program was recently named to Value College’s Top 50 Best Value Online Big Data Graduate Programs of 2016 list. Read Triad Business Journal’s… Read More >

Department of Interior Architecture to offer new, accelerated BFA to MFA program

UNCG’s Department of Interior Architecture is now the only interior architecture/interior design program in the state – and one of just a handful in the… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Taiwan’s Mei-Lan Chen builds lifelong relationships

International student Mei-Lan Chen shares her story about her life in Taiwan, which means Beautiful Island. Chen arrived in America in 2000 because of her… Read More >

UNCG and Triad Stage announce expanded partnership

The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) and Triad Stage have announced plans to create a formal partnership that will capitalize on the… Read More >

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UNCG’s Bryan School named ‘Best for Vets’ by Military Times

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top North Carolina business schools for veterans according to the Military Times’ Best for Vets:… Read More >

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Mid-Career Change Leads Anne Brown to Nursing Success

Some people know that they’re called to nursing careers from childhood. Anne Brown took a little longer to figure that out – and UNCG has… Read More >

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Lucy Mason, an all-around all-star

Senior Lucy Mason is best known at UNCG for her stellar performance on the basketball court, but she’s also an all-star in the classroom. The… Read More >

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Gladiators and thespians make Classics Day a success

UNCG is a place where learning comes to life, and the Classical Society proved that by bringing a taste of ancient Greece and Rome to… Read More >

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From patients to power tools

It took a while for senior interior architecture major Morgan Rigsbee to discover her love for design. Having graduated from the City of Medicine Academy… Read More >

Junior Cory Henderson compares a modern human skull with its smaller 3-D printed model.

Three-dimensional learning

When you ask junior Cory Henderson about anthropology and 3-D imaging, his eyes get wide and he starts talking a mile a minute. There’s the… Read More >

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What you create in Siena, stays in Siena

They say you can’t take it with you. For the three Spartan artists in Siena, Italy, this summer – creating installations they knew they’d leave… Read More >

A Way to Start Each Week

Mondays at 12:14 and 42 seconds UNCG faculty, staff, and students are engaged in an innovative pedagogical play-to-learn approach coined as Monday Play. Championed by… Read More >

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Ruiz Mendez Pays it Forward

“Pay it forward” is Rosa Ruiz Mendez’s mantra. Education has always been an influential part of her life, and after studying at the heels of… Read More >

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New Beginnings

New students entering The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) this fall received a healthy and meaningful dose of advice from Chancellor-elect Franklin Gilliam… Read More >

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Edge of a new Spartan era

UNCG is a remarkable institution, uniquely positioned to grow and thrive. Chancellor-Elect Franklin Gilliam Jr. delivered remarks at the 124th State of the Campus Address… Read More >

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Veteran Continues Service

Service has always been a way of life for Matt Partridge. The Charlotte native joined the Marines straight out of high school, drawn by the… Read More >

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For the love of … teaching!

Incoming UNCG education major Abigail Kidd taught her first students when she was in middle school. After the bell rang to end her school day… Read More >

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UNCG-NCAA Final Decision

GREENSBORO, N.C. (JUNE 25, 2015) – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) received notice today from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division… Read More >

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An eight year journey

Katherine Davis is a poster child for the importance of going back to school. Literally. Needing more than a high school education to advance from… Read More >

26 inducted into UNCG Golden Chain honor society

In April, UNCG’s Golden Chain Honor Society welcomed 26 new members. This organization, unique to UNCG, recognizes outstanding juniors and seniors who embody the seven… Read More >

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Bryan School maintains prestigious AACSB accreditations

The Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by AACSB International… Read More >

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Finish your degree

UNCG holds free information sessions several times each year for transfer students who want to learn more about pursuing their undergraduate degree at UNCG. Attendees… Read More >

As a boy, he escaped from Nazi Germany

It’s one thing to read about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany in books or see black and white pictures. It’s another to hear the startling,… Read More >

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UNCG’s economic value to Piedmont Triad region

There are almost a billion reasons UNCG is essential to the Triad economy. $988.6 million to be exact. The first-ever statewide study documenting the economic… Read More >

Travis Hicks will be honored by NC Campus Compact

Travis Hicks will receive the North Carolina Campus Compact’s 2015 Robert L. Sigmon Service-Learning Award. As a UNCG assistant professor of Interior Architecture, Hicks fully… Read More >

Make UNCG your destination

Now that you’re admitted, take the next step toward making UNCG your college destination. Get a jumpstart on your freshman year. Destination UNCG is a… Read More >

Your table’s waiting…

The Kit Kat Club opens for business Feb. 12-22, so come hear the music play. See UNCG Theatre’s production of “Cabaret” live in Taylor Theatre…. Read More >

At UNCG, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Jan. 20

Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and Poet Laureate of the United States from 2012-14, will read from her most recent work and then have… Read More >

Dr. Chiaki Takagi receives national teaching award

Dr. Chiaki Takagi, a lecturer in Japanese at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, received the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ) 2014… Read More >

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Ranking lauds UNCG online programs for affordability

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com. The university’s online programs ranked No. 8 in the national… Read More >

Online programs earn U.S. News & World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the publication’s 2015 list of Best Online Programs…. Read More >

‘The Power of Yes’ — Winter 2014 Commencement Address

UNCG Winter Commencement, Dec. 11, 2014 Welcome graduates!! Congratulations!!! Today, is a day of celebration. It is a day to look back on your years… Read More >

For 1,642 winter grads ‘Yes’ was the only rational answer

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff, Biology, had a simple message for UNCG’s 1,642 winter graduates: Don’t underestimate the power of ‘Yes’. “When life is difficult, the only… Read More >

Nursing sets new SCENE

Red Yoder, an elderly man living on his own, has diabetes and a painful toe wound. Two UNCG Nursing students are at Red’s apartment to… Read More >

UNCG to award 1,646 degrees at winter commencement

Just under 1,650 students are expected to earn degrees at UNCG’s 2014 Winter Commencement. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in the… Read More >

UNCG’s Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Program profiled on NC Now

UNCG’s Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality program was profiled on the Oct. 30 edition of N.C. Now. The program, housed in the Bryan School of Business and… Read More >

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Sheryl Oring collects Wall memories in Berlin

The Berlin Wall evokes lots of memories. UNCG art professor Sheryl Oring has been in Berlin this fall capturing many of them. She calls her… Read More >

Anemone explains dino extinction to kids

Dr. Robert Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, appeared on a WFMY Kids Want 2 Know segment to answer a child’s question about why… Read More >

Little explains US Senate committee hearings for a WFMY ‘Fact Check’

WFMY News 2 turned to UNCG Political Science faculty member Dr. Thom Little for background and context on U.S. Senate committee hearings. The interview was… Read More >

Little discusses impact of voter turnout on US Senate race

Dr. Thom Little, a faculty member in the UNCG Department of Political Science, was interviewed by Time Warner Cable News on a story exploring the impact voter… Read More >

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Give input at UNCG Strategic Planning & Visioning website

A diverse collective of voices is paramount to shaping UNCG’s future success. The UNCG Strategic Planning and Visioning website is a valuable way to stay… Read More >

TWC News profiles nationally-ranked fashion program

The Bryan School of Business and Economics‘ nationally-ranked program in Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies was profiled by Time Warner Cable News.  The segment features… Read More >

Wren discusses ‘Twelfth Night’ on WFDD

David Ford, host of “Triad Arts Up Close” on WFDD, interviewed UNCG Professor Jim Wren on his jazzy interpretation of the Shakespearean comedy “Twelfth Night.”… Read More >

Read ‘Little Princes,’ suggest next year’s First-Year Summer Read

UNCG’s 2014 Keker First-Year Summer Read for new freshmen was “Little Princes,” Conor Grennan’s harrowing account of child trafficking in Nepal. Greenan will visit campus… Read More >

UNCG welcomes 2014-15 Guarantee Scholars

At the start of the 2014-15 academic year, UNCG welcomed 34 new UNCG Guarantee Scholars from across the state. UNCG Guarantee is the result of… Read More >

Student Success Coordinator Bill Johnson

UNCG’s Johnson offers advice for undecided majors

If you’re a college student and don’t know what to major in, you’re not alone. As many as 80 percent of college students don’t know… Read More >

Beyond Academics can offer federal student aid

UNCG students with intellectual and developmental disabilities can now apply for federal student aid. UNCG’s Beyond Academics program is now one of only 34 similar… Read More >

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UNCG makes Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ list for 16th straight year

For the 16th consecutive year, UNCG has made Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education. The education services company features UNCG… Read More >

UNCG’s honors college establishes enrollment agreement with Durham Tech honors program

Students graduating from Durham Technical Community College’s Honors Program will soon be able to enroll at UNCG and work toward earning full university honors from… Read More >

Education professor weighs in on value of teaching assistants

Dr. Wayne Journell, assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, was quoted in an Associated Press story about the state’s legislative debate… Read More >

Times-News covers signing of UNCG-Alamance CC nursing agreement

The Burlington Times-News ran a story about the new agreement between UNCG and Alamance Community College (ACC)  to offer UNCG’s BSN (bachelor’s in nursing) degree… Read More >

Nurses, employers benefit from UNCG partnerships

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady and Dr. Algie Gatewood, president of Alamance Community College, put pens to paper Thursday, cementing an agreement that will bring… Read More >

Consumer, Apparel & Retail Studies earns top ranking

UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) has been ranked as the 13th best fashion program in the nation by the website Fashion-Schools.org,… Read More >

Brown honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

For 45 years, Dr. Lew Brown has served the citizens of North Carolina. As he retired from UNCG, the state offered its thanks by honoring… Read More >

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Bryan School adds online programs in business analytics

The UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics is launching a new curriculum in business analytics this fall, designed to help professionals advance their understanding… Read More >

The principal has got game

How often do you get to return to the site of your greatest achievement and top it? In the late 1980s, Angela Polk-Jones scorched her… Read More >

Professor’s C-SPAN 3 appearance plugged on N&R blog

Watson Jennison, a UNCG history professor, got a plug on the News & Record’s higher education blog, The Syllabus. One of Jennison’s lectures will air… Read More >

Newspaper features Lashley’s research on iPads in the classroom

Dr. Carl Lashley, associate professor in the School of Education, was interviewed by the High Point Enterprise about the progress that the Montlieu Academy of… Read More >

Ruzicka interviewed by Triad Business Journal about MOOCs

Dr. Stephen Ruzicka, professor in the Department of History, was interviewed by the Triad Business Journal regarding teaching one of the first MOOCs or “massive… Read More >

Kirchoff recognized as a winner of teaching excellence award

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff, professor in the Department of Biology, was named one of this year’s winners of the annual UNC Awards for Teaching Excellence, as… Read More >

N&R: Counselor education graduate program ranked third in nation

The counselor education graduate program was ranked third in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings. The program is affiliated with… Read More >

Perrin steps down as provost, N&R reports

Dr. David Perrin, who is currently the provost and executive vice chancellor, will be stepping down from his post to pursue teaching in the Department… Read More >

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UNCG history professor Watson Jennison will appear on C-SPAN3

A lecture by UNCG history professor Watson Jennison will air on C-SPAN3’s American History TV (AHTV) this Saturday, May 24, at 8 p.m. Dr. Watson… Read More >

Fayetteville Observer covers commencement-day reunion at UNCG

The Fayetteville Observer ran a heart-warming story about a special reunion between a UNCG graduate and a beloved friend from his elementary school days. Jonathon… Read More >

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Alumnus to new graduates: Do what you love, without fear

Fear can be a good thing — if you manage it right. Dom Amendum urged UNCG’s Class of 2014 to embrace their fear, and overcome… Read More >

Reade Taylor retiring, Chancellor Brady interviewed

Reade Taylor, vice chancellor for business affairs for the past eight years, will be retiring at the end of June, as reported by the Triad… Read More >

Foundations pledge money towards Union Square Campus

Multiple foundations have pledged money toward the Union Square Campus, a collaborative space to be shared by colleges and universities in Downtown Greensboro, as reported… Read More >

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Spring commencement just around the corner

About 2,500 graduates will receive degrees Friday, May 9, during UNCG’s spring commencement. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. [Tweet “UNCG’s… Read More >

Making health accessible

It’s a small, nondescript brick house on Simpson Street in downtown Greensboro. No signs or shingles hang out front. But this house serves an essential… Read More >

Degrees Matter! spotlighted in News & Observer

Greensboro’s Degrees Matter! initiative, spearheaded in part by UNCG, recently garnered attention in a business column that ran in the Raleigh News & Observer. In… Read More >

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UNCG THREADS fashion show April 5

THREADS, the student organization for the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies, will present their 9th annual fashion show, “The Seven Deadly Sins,” April… Read More >

Kocher Brown interviewed about online kinesiology doctoral program

Dr. Pam Kocher Brown, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, was interviewed by The Business Journal about the new online doctoral program in kinesiogy… Read More >

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More than the language

Giovanni and seven other third-graders are trying to decide whom to pick for their projects on Latino heroes. “The paint girl!” Giovanni exclaims as a… Read More >

UNCG’s first MOOC: The Soul and Search for Meaning

“The Soul and the Search for Meaning” will be UNCG’s first massive, open, online course (MOOC). It is available free to anyone with an Internet… Read More >

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Speech-language pathology program ranked by US News

UNCG’s graduate program in speech-language pathology is ranked among the top 15 percent of programs in the nation in the latest U.S. News & World… Read More >

Bryan School students win top prizes for business plans

A simple question — “Where can we eat?” — led to an award-winning pairing between the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics and Raffaldini… Read More >

UNCG now offering Peer Exploratory Coaching

This spring, UNCG’s Students First Office launched the Peer Exploratory Coaching (PEC) program as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to foster a learner-centered experience… Read More >

UNCG’s next summer read? ‘Little Princes’

UNCG’s First Year Summer Read 2014 book has been chosen. “Little Princes” by Conor Grennan is the selection. “Little Princes” is based on Grennan’s year-long… Read More >

U.S. News ranks counseling program third in nation

UNCG’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED) ranks third in the nation among graduate programs in student counseling and personnel services, according to U.S…. Read More >

Veteran’s studies at UNCG will help her counsel other vets

When Christy Hinnant finished her eight years in the U.S. Army in 2012, the veteran found that life outside the military’s structured environment left her… Read More >

UNCG professor’s X-Culture course has first community college class

Students from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are enjoying an international business experience through X-Culture, a program developed by Dr. Vas Taras of UNCG’s Bryan School of… Read More >

UNCG fashion designers Rock the Runway

The 2014 edition of Rock the Runway, an annual fund-raiser for Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, had a decidedly Spartan flair: Five of the… Read More >

High school learners can earn UNCG credit

UNCG is taking part in an initiative that gives high school students who might not have considered going to college a chance to take college-level… Read More >

Journell speaks to News 2 about online K-12 schools

Wayne Journell, a professor in the School of Education, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 for a segment on online K-12 providers making pitches to… Read More >

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Back for more

The ESPN cameras were capturing a performance for the ages – 24 straight innings of shutout ball. Pitcher Raeanne Hanks was on a roll. She’d… Read More >

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UNCG opens new Gaming Lab

UNCG has a new Gaming Lab. Students, faculty and staff are invited to see the new Gaming Lab at 3 p.m. Feb. 7 in the… Read More >

Chancellor Brady, Hebard interviewed about UNCG’s improved retention rates

Chancellor Linda P. Brady and Holly Hebard, coordinator of academic outreach, were interviewed by the News & Record and Time Warner Cable News respectively regarding national attention for… Read More >

Locke awarded Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music

Dr. John Locke, director of bands and conductor of the UNCG Wind Ensemble, has been awarded the Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professorship in Music. Established… Read More >

UNCG, UNCSA to plan film-related master’s programs

UNCG and the UNC School of the Arts have been authorized to plan Master of Fine Arts degree programs in film production. UNCG will plan… Read More >

Union Square Campus: Chancellor Brady on board

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady is one of the higher education CEOs named to the board of the planned Union Square Campus in downtown Greensboro…. Read More >

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UNCG singled out as national model for graduation, retention gains

A just-released report from the watchdog organization Education Trust holds up UNCG as a role model for other universities working to improve graduation rates. UNCG… Read More >

UNCG student celebrate during the May 2012 UNCG Commence ment Ceremony. An African-American male student holds up a banner reading "You should be here."

Ed Trust: UNCG a model for graduation, retention gains

A just-released report from the watchdog organization Education Trust holds up UNCG as a role model for other universities working to improve graduation rates. UNCG… Read More >

UNCG statement regarding proposed ASA boycott

Statement by UNCG Chancellor and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Regarding the Proposed ASA Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions January 13, 2014 Editor’s Note: Following… Read More >

Online nursing, education programs shine in U.S. News rankings

UNCG’s online master’s programs in education and nursing shine in U.S. News’ just-released 2014 rankings for Best Online Programs. At 45th in the nation, UNCG’s… Read More >

Bill Johnson smiles as he listens to his students during class.

Dean of dreams

His office in the McIver Building is tiny, jam-packed and atypical. Stuffed animals from Elmo to Winnie the Pooh fill a six-shelf bookcase in the… Read More >

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Lots happening on Lee Street: checking in with Chancellor

As the Fall 2013 semester drew to a close, Chancellor Linda P. Brady answered questions in this brief interview with Campus Weekly editor Mike Harris…. Read More >

December grads turn tassels

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady conferred more than 1,800 degrees Friday, Dec. 13, during the university’s winter commencement exercises. The ceremony took place in the Greensboro Coliseum. August and December graduates received their diplomas and stepped out into a future filled with possibility.

Speaker to graduates: Make your ‘dash’ count

Dr. Susan Letvak, professor of nursing, advised UNCG’s Class of 2013 to make the most of their “dash” — their time here on earth. Letvak… Read More >

Dec. 2013 Commencement Address

Commencement Address, Dr. Susan Letvak Delivered Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in the Greesnboro Coliseum I am humbled to be standing in front of all of… Read More >

Interior Architecture launches MFA program

UNCG has launched a new Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Interior Architecture program, offering students a venue for advanced investigations of the interior environment… Read More >

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Bryan MBA program vaults to No. 13 ranking by Bloomberg Businessweek

The UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics’ evening MBA program has vaulted to No. 13 in the nation in newly released rankings of the… Read More >

Filene pens letter to editor regarding museum studies partnership

Dr. Benjamin Filene, associate professor in the Department of History, wrote a Letter to the Editor of the News & Record regarding the partnership of… Read More >

Terry will oversee enrollment

UNCG has appointed Dr. Bryan Terry as associate provost for enrollment management effective Jan. 1. Since 2009, Terry has served as associate vice president for… Read More >

“Grandfather of restorative justice” to speak at UNCG Oct. 30

Widely known as “the grandfather of restorative justice,” Dr. Howard Zehr will visit UNCG’s campus this week to discuss restorative justice, an approach that considers… Read More >

Perrin interviewed by N&R regarding dual admissions program

David Perrin, UNCG’s provost and executive vice chancellor, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the start of a dual admissions program between UNCG… Read More >

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UNCG/GTCC dual admission on the horizon

UNCG and Guilford Technical Community College already have a strong relationship. Soon, students will reap the benefits as that relationship expands. UNCG and GTCC are… Read More >

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Professor, MSNBC personality chats with students

For Melissa Harris-Perry, the daughter of a UVA professor, academia is a calling. TV is a sideline. Dr. Harris-Perry, a political science professor at Tulane… Read More >

Welsh interviewed by USA Today about entrepreneurship opportunities

Dr. Dianne H.B. Welsh, founder and director of UNCG’s Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program, was interviewed by USA Today regarding entrepreneurship opportunities for students through the Spartan Trader,… Read More >

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UNCG’s SAT scores on the rise – again

For the third straight year, SAT scores for new undergraduates at UNCG have risen. The SAT average this year is 1,041. Last year it was… Read More >

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ISSCM ranked among best information systems programs in nation

 The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top 50 information systems… Read More >

Plans for Downtown University move ahead

Work toward a collaborative downtown campus steadily continues. Greensboro has seven colleges and universities, 47,000 college students and 6,376 college employees. Of the seven, UNCG… Read More >

UNCG meets ‘Advising Challenge’

Bill Johnson, student success coordinator for the School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS), is known as the Dream Dean. Now Johnson, a certified dream… Read More >

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UNCG among best national universities in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is among the nation’s best universities, according to the recently released 2014 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News… Read More >

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Veterans speak about UNCG’s supportive environment

UNCG has the fifth-largest military veteran population in the UNC system, Chancellor Linda P. Brady told UNCG’s Board of Trustees at a recent meeting. Those… Read More >

Chow interviewed by Fox 8

Dr. Anthony Chow, professor of education, spoke with Fox 8’s Bob Buckley for a segment on a new wave of online educators like Salman Khan,… Read More >

Wixson quoted in News & Record

Dr. Karen Wixson, dean of UNCG’s School of Education, was quoted in a News & Record story about mentoring programs for student teachers. Experience, training… Read More >

Introducing IT

The trio of girls gather around a motorized robot, strategizing their next steps.  They’ve successfully programmed the robot to move, pivot and talk. “When you… Read More >

Fairbanks talks to News 14 about graduate education for teachers

Dr. Colleen M. Fairbanks, professor and department chair for the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education in the UNCG School of Education, was interviewed by… Read More >

Kennedy interviewed by WUNC 91.5 about latest book of poetry

Terry Kennedy, associate director of the graduate program in creative writing in the Department of English, was interviewed by WUNC 91.5 regarding the publication of his… Read More >

Van Dyke interviewed by Dance Magazine about MFA in Dance

Jan Van Dyke, professor in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance and former head of the Department of Dance, was interviewed by Dance Magazine… Read More >

Greensboro area colleges and universities prepare for students

An article from the News & Record reported on the happenings at UNCG and other Greensboro colleges and universities to prepare for the influx of… Read More >

UNCG referenced in article about African-American graduation rates

UNCG was referenced in an article by Boston.com about a study by The Education Trust regarding colleges that have strong African-American graduation rates. UNCG was… Read More >

Brady interviewed about Princeton Review best college list

Chancellor Linda P. Brady  was interviewed by The Business Journal regarding the inclusion of UNCG in the 2014 edition of Princeton Review as one of the… Read More >

UNCG among best college values nationwide

UNCG has been ranked No. 56 among the top 150 best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that uses customizable, outcomes-based… Read More >

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Making engineering elementary

There are real problems to be solved. Global problems. A young girl in Africa needs help designing a solar oven. In Russia, twin sisters need… Read More >

Report notes high graduation rates among black students at UNCG

An article from Education News notes an Education Trust report that mentions UNCG as a school where graduation rates among black students rose to 60.1 percent… Read More >

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Healing the underserved

Born with Amniotic Band Syndrome, UNCG Guarantee student plans to set up medical clinics for the poor.

Proximity Hotel's Tony Villier, stands on the rooftop of the hotel to point out the the solar panels that power the hot water

UNCG’s sustainable tourism program first of its kind

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics will launch a new, progressive program in sustainable tourism and hospitality this fall that is among the first… Read More >

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Nursing school lauded for geriatric curriculum

UNCG’s School of Nursing continues to win recognition for its geriatric nursing curriculum. The School of Nursing is among six schools of nursing nationwide chosen… Read More >

Lalenja Harrington smiles as she works with a Beyond Academics student.

Lifting every voice

She found herself in the spotlight. Now she helps others find their place in the sun.

Special Education major Josette Casterlow '11 works with students at Wiley Middle School in Winston-Salem, NC.

Looks like they made it!

Anthony Sparks made it through his first year of teaching. “It was a rollercoaster of emotions, stressful planning, working with parents,” says Sparks, a graduate… Read More >

Tollefson interviewed by News 14 & N&R about student loans

Deborah Tollefson, the director of financial aid at UNCG, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina and the News & Record regarding the affordability of college… Read More >

NanoManufacturing conference will be held this fall by JSNN

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JSNN) will host a NanoManufacturing conference entitled “NanoManufacturing 2013: Applications and Opportunities” this fall, as reported by AZONano.com…. Read More >

Ann Dils interviewed by N&R about Girls Incorporated

Ann Dils, director of The Women’s and Gender Studies program at UNCG, was interviewed by the News & Record about Girls Incorporated of Guilford County,… Read More >

Teachout interviewed about four new online graduate music courses

Dr. David Teachout, the head of the Department of Music Education, was interviewed by RadioAndMusic.com about the four new online graduate music courses that will… Read More >

Treating addiction

Todd Lewis decided on a different approach. Lewis, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, wanted to write a textbook that… Read More >

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CARS ranked among top fashion programs

UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) has been ranked among the best programs to study fashion in the South and recognized as… Read More >

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Forty people inducted into business honor society

Thirty-nine students and an accomplished alumnus have been recognized by the Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro… Read More >

Bryan students present projects to Mt. Airy businesses, newspaper reports

From a proposal to increase membership at the local country club to ideas on how to increase hotel business during the week and the winter… Read More >

‘A purpose in life’

Commencement speaker tells grads that continuing to grow and develop can lead to long-term happiness

UNCG's statue of Minerva, Roman goddess of wisdom and the university's symbol, against a blue sky.

PBK chapter inducts 44

UNCG’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the Epsilon chapter, inducted 44 new members on April 9. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most widely known… Read More >

UNCG students interviewed about Woodlawn restoration contest

UNCG design students were interviewed by the National Trust for Restoration in regards to the MADE: In America restoration contest sponsored by the Woodlawn Plantation…. Read More >

Porter to deliver ICS commencement address May 7

UNCG Integrative Community Studies will hold its commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 7. The public is invited to attend the event at 9:30 a.m. in… Read More >

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Keeping it real

Drill puts student nurses on frontlines of disaster.

Lynne Pearcey retiring as Nursing School dean

Dr. Lynne G. Pearcey will retire on June 30 after serving 23 years as dean of UNCG’s School of Nursing (SON). Provost David H. Perrin… Read More >

Eric Ford interviewed about digital education technology

Dr. Eric Ford, a management professor in the Bryan School and the School of Nursing, was interviewed by The Business Journal regarding CTASIT.com, which produces… Read More >

UNCG design students helped with show house

UNCG interior architecture students created a show house out of Woodlawn Estate in a juried competition, reports the Home & Design Blog. Along with students… Read More >

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Federal grant helps recruit, train culturally diverse librarians

A federal grant of almost $450,000 will support UNCG’s Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program as it continues to recruit and train culturally… Read More >

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A home for always

Interior architecture students create a house for all stages of life

Chancellor Brady presents award to Dr. Chiaki Takagi.

‘Extraordinary contributions’ cited at Faculty & Staff Excellence Awards

“Inspirational stories will be heard,” Chancellor Linda P. Brady said in previewing the 2013 UNCG Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards ceremony held recently in EUC… Read More >

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UNCG-trained teachers get high grades from employers

UNCG’s School of Education ranked among the nation’s best education schools in the most recent US News and World Report survey. Employer satisfaction played a… Read More >

School of Education wins NC Quest grant to support state’s teachers

NC Quest, which administers federal funds to train and support North Carolina’s teachers, has set aside just under $300,000 to fund a proposal submitted by… Read More >

Harrington helps Beyond Academics students find their voice

At what moment did she really find her voice? “The first time I stood on the stage at the Cantab Lounge. I was supported by… Read More >

Anderson will receive honorary degree, deliver commencement speech

Dr. Norman Anderson, CEO of the American Psychological Association, distinguished scientist and graduate of UNCG’s master’s and doctoral programs in clinical psychology, will receive an… Read More >

Down Syndrome Newsletter profiles UNCG junior in Beyond Academics

UNCG junior Islah Umazar was profiled in the newsletter of the National Down Syndrome Congress as a student in the academic program, Beyond Academics. Islah’s… Read More >

MBA capstone project places in national competition

Graduate students from UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics won second place in the Graduate Comprehensive Small Business Institute Project of the Year competition… Read More >

THREADS presents student-run fashion show April 5

THREADS, the student organization for the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies, will present their 8th annual fashion show, “The Four Elements,” April 5… Read More >

School of Education shines in latest US News & World Report rankings

U.S. News & World Report ranks UNCG’s School of Education among America’s top education graduate schools in its latest survey. Two graduate programs within the… Read More >

Lectures focus on health care in the 21st century

UNCG’s Harriet Elliott Lecture Series will explore the challenges and opportunities of offering quality health care during a series of events Tuesday, April 2. The… Read More >

Summit on students with disabilities honors Rep. Insko

The 2nd North Carolina Postsecondary Education (PSE) Capacity-Building Summit – Leading the Way – will convene March 11-12 at UNCG to discuss inclusive education for… Read More >

Alexander will head School of Music, Theatre and Dance

Dr. Peter Alexander, dean emeritus of Butler University’s Jordan College of Fine Arts, will head UNCG’s School of Music,Theatre and Dance. Alexander, principal clarinetist for… Read More >

Step into the Digital Temple

For literary scholars, it’s the next best thing to being there. After many years of tedious work, Dr. Chris Hodgkins, a professor of English at… Read More >

Train your brain

It’s BrainMaster’s latest model, the Discovery 24E. And UNCG researchers are using it to put together a map of sorts — a roadmap, if you… Read More >

Last of “New Voyages” conferences coming to UNCG

UNCG will host the final conference in a statewide series titled “New Voyages to Carolina,” which will bring a number of prominent scholars who study… Read More >

Just in time for Valentine’s Day

Last semester, great teaching at UNCG was recognized with gold stars by the Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons. Lots were handed out. This semester, students… Read More >

Conference focuses on creating a veteran friendly campus

With rising numbers of veterans enrolling in college, UNCG’s Program in Conflict and Peace Studies and UNCG Veteran’s Services will explore what it takes to… Read More >

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Nursing School to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice

UNCG’s School of Nursing received the greenlight Friday for a new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, which administrators say will mean more career opportunities… Read More >

In any language, ISLA helps kids thrive

On the day before Three King’s Day, a Mexican holiday celebrated Jan. 6, Allyson Cates’ students have left their shoes at the door as instructed…. Read More >

UNCG business honor society inducts 55 students

Fifty-five students were recognized by the Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and inducted into the Beta… Read More >

Bryan School honors standout graduates with awards

More than 25 graduating students were honored with end-of-semester awards from UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics. The Joseph M. Bryan Achievement and Leadership… Read More >

Future of learning

UNCG is investing in learning communities. And administrators say that investment is paying off for both students and the university. “We are on the forefront,”… Read More >

Gray Hall designated as Honors College residence

The 840 students enrolled in the Lloyd International Honors College will have another exclusive housing option next year. Gray Hall, one of seven residence halls… Read More >

Capstone course pairs Triad organizations with MBA students

For the seventh year, MBA students in UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics will partner with local organizations to tackle business problems as part… Read More >

Bryan School honor society named Premier Chapter

The streak continues. For the 19th consecutive year, the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society chapter in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics has… Read More >

Breaking down boxes

Villa Maria del Triunfo. It’s a name that rolls off the tongue with the elegance of an upscale Spanish neighborhood – not a shanty town… Read More >

Princeton Review, Forbes rate UNCG tops

Princeton Review and Forbes continue to give UNCG high marks. For the 14th consecutive year, Princeton Review lists UNCG among the country’s best institutions for… Read More >

Crossover: X-Culture engages biz students around the globe

Matthew Englebert and his team were knee-deep in the corporate scramble, planning a McDonald’s expansion into Mongolia and up against a series of deadlines. His… Read More >

Moving beyond a material world

Apparel designer Song Anh Nguyen ’12has a unique approach – challenging herself to create harmony from two conflicting elements. A modern aesthetic with a vintage… Read More >

Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program earns national honor

The U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) has named the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program the Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program in the U.S. UNCG’s program,… Read More >

Winston-Salem Chronicle re-prints UNCG feature on Black ASL

The Winston-Salem Chronicle recently re-printed a story on Dr. Joseph Hill, a linguist in UNCG’s Specialized Education Services. The story on Hill, a deaf scholar… Read More >

Beyond the battlefield

She’s fourth-generation military. A student veteran. A counselor in charge of a combat stress clinic. And a survivor of the tragic 2009 shooting at Fort… Read More >

Mind your own business

John Read enrolled at UNCG as a student with a photography hobby. He’ll graduate in December as an entrepreneur with a photography business. On the… Read More >

New UNCG Doctoral Program Gets New Director

By Sean Olson, University Relations Cowling heads the nursing PhD program. UNCG has named a leader for one of its newest doctoral programs. Dr. Richard… Read More >

UNCG Named a ‘Best Value College’

The Princeton Review has ranked UNCG among the nation’s best values for an undergraduate education. UNCG is included in the new edition of Princeton Review’s… Read More >

UNCG Hosts NC Dance Festival Sept. 8-10

By Sean Olson, University Relations The alban elved dance group will perform Sept. 10 as part of the 15th annual NC Dance Festival. UNCG will… Read More >

Tavis Smiley Begins UNCG Concert/Lecture Series Sept. 10

By Sean Olson, University Relations He’s a political commentator, a radio personality, a talk show host and a journalist. The University of North Carolina at… Read More >

Travis Mulhauser Fiction Reading, UNCG Sept. 8

By Sean Olson, University Relations Mulhauser will read at UNCG Sept 8. An alumnus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will bring greetings… Read More >

Bryan School MBAs to Run Wild at Zoo Aug. 20

By Sean Olson, University Relations Things are usually hectic at the beginning of the school year, but things are about to get even wilder when… Read More >

Artist Faculty Chamber Series to Open with Dickieson Tribute

By Tiffany Edwards University Relations George Dickieson The School of Music will pay tribute to George Dickieson, the late founder of its instrumental music program,… Read More >

Keith Morris Fiction Reading Aug. 25

By Sean Olson, University Relations Keith Morris will read at 8 p.m. Aug. 25. UNCG will welcome a new voice in fiction with a reading… Read More >

Dance Department Announces Fall 2005 Season

By Sean Olson, University Relations Duane Cyrus UNCG Department of Dance’s fall 2005 season will include pieces by faculty members John Gamble and Jan Van… Read More >

Nursing Doctoral Program Receives $800,000 Federal Grant

By Sean Olson, University Relations Dr. Eileen Kohlenberg said the grant will help launch a quality PhD program at the School of Nursing. UNCG’s nursing… Read More >

University Welcomes New Department Chair Gwendolyn S. O’Neal

UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies has a new chair: Dr. Gwendolyn S. O’Neal. The Franklin County native has been a professor and… Read More >

Fall Fiction and Poetry Readings at UNCG

By Sean Olson, University Relations   Novelist and faculty member Micheael Parker will read Sept. 21   UNCG’s MFA Creative Writing Program has announced its… Read More >

Fall Kickoff Carnival Aug. 15 Opens Academic Year at UNCG

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Students enjoy Fall Kickoff near the statue of founder Charles McIver. The 20th annual Fall Kickoff carnival will be held… Read More >

UNCG Students Return Aug. 10-14, Classes Begin Aug. 15

By Sean Olson, University Relations   Whether you call it rockin’ or rawkin’, UNCG will welcome new and returning students with an exciting Welcome Week… Read More >

Summer Rep Revival Begins 2005-06 Theatre Season

UNCG Theatre will revive a favorite from its Summer Rep lineup, “The Shape of Things” by Neil LaBute, at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 8… Read More >

Carmichael Challenges Confederate Stereotypes in ‘The Last Generation’

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations In his latest book, “The Last Generation: Young Virginians in Peace, War and Reunion,” historian Peter S. Carmichael takes a… Read More >

Market Street Brass Gives Greensboro Preview of China Tour

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Members of Market Street Brass include (from left to right): Dr. Jack Masarie, Virginia Keast, Dr. Edward Bach, Dr. Randy… Read More >

Schweninger Receives $200,000 NEH Grant to Complete Slavery Petitions Project

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Dr. Loren Schweninger, professor of history, has received a 2005 award from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create… Read More >

Tavis Smiley, Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band Headline 2005-06 Concert/Lecture Series

By Sean Olson, University Relations SFlamenco Carlota Santana will perform February 24 as part of UC/LS 2005-06. From the ethnic sounds of the Yiddishe Cup… Read More >

Isn’t It Ironic?

Dr. Svi Shapiro is no fan of standardized testing. That’s why the professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations was surprised to… Read More >

University Building Digital Library of Civil Rights Interviews

UNCG has received a $10,000 grant to make transcripts of more than 100 interviews about the civil rights movement in Greensboro and Guilford County available… Read More >

UNCG Uses National Models, Meets National Needs with New Doctorate Program

By Sean Olson, University Relations Recognizing a shortage of highly trained public health professionals, The University of North Carolina will begin offering a doctor of… Read More >

Sixty Years, and UNCG Remembers

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, UNCG presents “Women and War: Woman’s College During World War II” through… Read More >

Professor’s Book Grew out of Teaching Experience

By Sean Olson, University Relations The Seventh Edition of Griffith’s Book How can we read about literature? How can we write about it? Those are… Read More >

Students, Faculty & Staff Receive Year-End Awards

Faculty, staff and students at UNCG received awards for excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service during the institution’s Excellence Day on May 4. The… Read More >

Children’s Play Wraps up Season at Summer Rep

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Lauren Meeks, Joe Morrissey and Ginny Lee star in “Here There Be Dragons.” Attention summer camp coordinators and families with… Read More >

The Country Club’ Begins June 8 at Summer Rep

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Douglas Carter Beane’s “The Country Club” provides a fresh, comic look at a wealthy, cliquish group of friends stuck in… Read More >

School of Education Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations The School of Education honored four outstanding alumni at its fourth-annual Distinguished Alumni Awards May 13: • James Merrill ’91… Read More >

Professor Receives Social Work Award

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations The N.C. Piedmont District of the National Association of Social Workers has named Dr. John Rife its Social Worker of… Read More >

College Bound Sisters Receives Accolade for Successes

By Sean Olson, University Relations Two years ago, a program at UNCG, College Bound Sisters, was slated for closure. Despite racking up regional, national and… Read More >

College Bound Sisters Receives Accolade for Successes

By Sean Olson, University Relations Two years ago, a program at UNCG, College Bound Sisters, was slated for closure. Despite racking up regional, national and… Read More >

The Drama Begins at UNCG Summer Rep June 1 to 25

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations UNCG’s Summer Repertory Theatre will span children and adult theatre with four plays in four weeks. Summer Rep will transform… Read More >

Teaching Awards Given at Year-End

Faculty members at UNCG have received awards for teaching excellence for the 2005-06 year. The winners each received a $1,000 prize during events in April,… Read More >

Kicking Open Doors: Muriel Siebert Hails Class of 2005

By Sean Olson, University Relations Muriel Siebert has experience with closed doors. In 1967, she became the first woman to own a seat on the… Read More >

Fadial-Vanderborgh Duo Performs in France

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Dr. John Fadial, associate professor of violin at UNCG, and Beth Vanderborgh, principal cellist with the Greensboro Symphony, will travel… Read More >

Jazz Ensemble Receives National Recognition for ‘Live with Dewey Redman’

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations The UNCG Jazz Ensemble has recently received national recognition for its 2004 recording, “Live with Dewey Redman.” The CD was… Read More >

Online Degree Program Named Tops in State

The online Master of Arts degree in Liberal Studies has been named the state’s top university-level distance learning initiative for 2004-05 by an association devoted… Read More >

UNCG Students Invest Real Money for Real Returns

By Sean Olson, University Relations About 20 years ago, businessman Mike Weaver donated a fund to the Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNCG…. Read More >

Alumni, Students and Professors Receive Counseling Honors

Seven faculty members, seven graduate students and 33 alumni from the Department of Counseling and Educational Development made 55 presentations at the American Counseling Association… Read More >

Melvin, Spears to Receive UNCG’s Top Service Awards

E.S. (Jim) Melvin and Shirley Anne Pierce Spears will receive the university’s top awards for service on Thursday, April 28. Melvin will receive the Charles… Read More >

UNCG Dance Senior Concert II April 29 and 30

By Sean Olson, University Relations Seniors from the UNCG Department of Dance will culminate their undergraduate dance careers with some serious dance. Senior Concert II,… Read More >

Theatre Presents ‘Talking With’ April 15-24

A baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake-handler and an ex-rodeo rider are among the characters who will take the stage in the UNCG Theatre production of… Read More >

A. Van Jordan Receives Anisfield-Wolf Award

By Sean Olson, University Relations A. Van Jordan, poet and faculty member at UNCG, continues to rack up accolades for his latest book of poetry,… Read More >

UNCG Dance Senior Concert I April 22 and 23

By Sean Olson, University Relations From left, Carrie Shatley, Tamara Begley, Aimee Moynihan, Cherrie Clemo and Nina Madsen Five UNCG seniors from the Department of… Read More >

HUD Grant Pairs Students with Local Agencies

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations J. Wess Gaither II grew up surrounded by obstacles to getting an advanced education. He worked 30 hours a week… Read More >

UNCG Opera Performs ‘Lakmé’ March 31-April 3

Julie Celona-Van Gorden (left) and Stephanie Foley sing in “Lakmé.” “Lakmé,” the tale of a romance between a British officer and the daughter of a… Read More >

Communication Scholar Speaks at UNCG April 18

By Sean Olson, University Relations Dr. Stanley Deetz The UNCG Department of Communication will host a communications expert as part of its colloquium series. Dr…. Read More >

New Music Festival Merges Music and Technology April 7-9

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Anne LeBaron Composers and performers will encourage audiences to break out of their comfort zone April 7-9, when they challenge… Read More >

Storytelling Comes to Downtown Greensboro April 23

By Sean Olson, University Relations Bil Lepp Maybe you’re 5 years old and you like a good story, or maybe you’re 99 years old and… Read More >

UNCG MFA Thesis Concert April 1 and 2

By Sean Olson, University Relations Kiernan will perform April 1 and 2 A thesis concert will bring a “Partial Inventory” to the UNCG Department of… Read More >

Partnership Aims to Improve Race Relations Through Theatre

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations The Touring Theatre Ensemble of North Carolina, in partnership with the Greensboro Public Library, will perform “The Life and Times… Read More >

Conference on Victorian Culture and Poetry April 1 and 2

By Sean Olson, University Relations April is National Poetry Month and UNCG is celebrating with a conference on Victorian culture and poetry. The Victorians Institute… Read More >

University Offers New Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Programs

The new Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) Department, formerly the Textile Products Design and Marketing Department, is offering new curriculums for both undergraduate and… Read More >

UNCG Seeks Breastfeeding Mothers for Study

The Department of Nutrition at UNCG is seeking breastfeeding mothers in Guilford County for a study of bone density. The study will compare the bone… Read More >

Theatre Professors, Students Bring Home Honors

Associate Professor Jim Wren of UNCG received the Outstanding Teacher of Acting award at the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival’s southeastern regional competition in West… Read More >

UNCG Professor Receives National Fiction Award

By Sean Olson, University Relations Heaven Lake is Dalton’s debut novel A moving, fictional journey to Taiwan has netted a faculty member at UNCG first… Read More >

Michael Parker Receives Goodheart Prize

By Sean Olson, University Relations Michael Parker A professor in the MFA Writing Program has won an award from a top literary magazine. Shenandoah, the… Read More >

Ashby Dialogues Conclude with ‘Who Cares About Masculinity Studies?’

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations This year’s Ashby Dialogues series has brought up questions about masculinity. What does masculinity studies offer to the fields of… Read More >

Famed Conductor Leonard Slatkin to Conduct UNCG Orchestra

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Leonard Slatkin, one of the world’s foremost conductors, will direct the UNCG orchestra in a special rehearsal Tuesday, March 15…. Read More >

Poets, Scholars Remember Evalyn Pierpoint Gill

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Evalyn Pierpoint Gill A host of accomplished poets will honor Evalyn Pierpoint Gill, a former faculty member at UNCG and… Read More >

UNCG, Live Cargo Inc. Sign Agreement For IT Security Development and Licensing

UNCG and Live Cargo Inc., a Greensboro-based technology company, have signed an exclusive license and technical assistance agreement to develop and market a patent-pending security… Read More >

Wall Street Success Muriel Siebert Speaks At UNCG Commencement May 13

By Lindsay Apple, University Relations Muriel Siebert Muriel Siebert, the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and to head… Read More >

Carolina Band Festival Draws Top Talent Feb. 17-19

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Some of the Southeast’s most talented young musicians will gather at UNCG for three days of intense study Feb. 17-19…. Read More >

UNCG Conference on African-American Health Issues Feb. 23-24

By Sean Olson, University Relations UNCG’s annual conference on the African-American experience will focus on health issues, particularly HIV/AIDS in the black community. The 16th… Read More >

UNCG Hosts Regional Science Olympiad Feb. 26

Middle and high school students from seven counties will converge on The University of North Carolina at Greensboro for the regional competition of the N.C…. Read More >

UNCG to Host Poetry Reading Feb. 3

By Sean Olson, University Relations UNCG will host a poetry reading by MFA Writing Program faculty member Julia Johnson. Johnson will read her poetry at… Read More >

Bryan School Student Places First in International Competition

By Lindsay Apple, University Relations A UNCG graduate student, Yoshitaka Shimakawa, attained international recognition when he won first place in the APICS Educational and Research… Read More >

Professor Discusses Portrayal of African American Males in Film Feb. 7

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations How does the history of African American film reflect mainstream America’s perception of black character, behavior and masculinity? How do… Read More >

NAACP Leader Tells Audience King’s Legacy Must Continue

By Sean Olson, University Relations Listen to one excerpt Listen to another excerpt NAACP Chairman Julian Bond delivered an eloquent and sometimes-fiery speech in Aycock… Read More >

Duffy to Deliver Keynote Address at Literacy Conference

Dr. Gerald G. Duffy, the William E. Moran Distinguished Professor of Reading and Literacy at UNCG, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Mary… Read More >

Education Career Day Slated for Feb. 3

An Education Career Day with representatives from 100 school systems in 11 states will be held Thursday, Feb. 3, at UNCG. The event will take… Read More >

UNCG Artist Awarded Residencies

By Sean Olson, University Relations Studio space, time and opportunity. Aside from raw talent and hard work, these are some of the most important ingredients… Read More >

UNCG Professor Wins NEA Fellowship

By Sean Olson, University Relations Poetry, plays and romance languages. The first of that triumvirate has won a UNCG professor a prestigious national fellowship. Dr…. Read More >