Monthly Archives: December 2019

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Students get hands-on experience with ESPN broadcasts

It’s game day and the air is electric. The players warm up. The cheer team practices its routine. The crowd is settling in. And eight… Read More >

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UNCG launches student success program for new Spartans

The first year of a student’s college experience is often the most exciting – new freedom, new friends, and new opportunities.  But there are challenges,… Read More >

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Clinicals and corner kicks for UNCG student-athlete

Julia Brown was tired even after falling asleep at 7 p.m. the previous night. She had a few minutes to relax, but then she had… Read More >

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UNCG Institutional Research receives website honors

How many UNC Greensboro students are pursuing online degrees, and what is their average age? How many are from out of state, and who is… Read More >

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UNCG welcomes five new deans

UNC Greensboro has welcomed five new deans this year to lead growing areas across the University. Dr. Carl Mattacola is dean of the School of… Read More >

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UNCG ranked among ‘Best Bang for the Buck’

UNC Greensboro is ranked No. 17 in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck Southeast Colleges” and No. 69 overall out of 395 institutions. The… Read More >

Big changes for the Division of Student Success

UNC Greensboro’s Division of Student Success is taking big steps to enhance support for undergraduate students on campus. The first of those changes took place… Read More >

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Student-athletes rank in top 10% for academic success

The NCAA and the Division I Committee on Academics honored four teams at UNC Greensboro as recipients of the NCAA Public Recognition Award. UNCG volleyball… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as 2019-20 College of Distinction

UNC Greensboro has been recognized as a 2019-20 College of Distinction for its efforts in undergraduate student success and satisfaction. UNCG is one of four… Read More >

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Music, phys ed programs recognized as best for vets

UNC Greensboro’s music and physical education programs were recognized as the top programs of their kind in the state for veterans in the 2019 College… Read More >

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Signs of excellence

The full version of this story originally appeared in UNCG Magazine. To read the full story and other stories about UNCG alumni making an impact,… Read More >

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New dean chosen for College of Visual and Performing Arts

After a nationwide search, Dr. bruce d. mcclung will become the inaugural dean of UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)  on July 14, 2019…. Read More >

UNCG holds campus-wide conversation on student success

It’s one thing to go to college. It’s another to be successful while you’re there – to choose the right major, find faculty mentors, grow… Read More >

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Students style for thrift-store chic

On a recent Tuesday afternoon, one of Greensboro’s most popular boutique thrift stores was transformed into the Spartan version of “Project Runway.” Students in the… Read More >

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Students talk food, business with Jet Tila

It’s often the moments outside of the classroom that shape a student’s college experience. Tuesday was full of those moments for UNC Greensboro students, thanks… Read More >

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Eight graduate programs recognized by U.S. News

UNC Greensboro’s graduate programs were once again recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. U.S. News & World… Read More >

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UNCG to launch information studies degree in fall

UNC Greensboro has announced a new bachelor of science in information studies – the second degree program of its kind in North Carolina – set… Read More >

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Actor Chris Chalk, from the G to ‘Gotham’

UNCG alumnus Chris Chalk ’01 stars in the hit show “Gotham,” and has been featured in “Homeland” and “Underground.” He has starred in Lynn Nottage’s… Read More >

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Innovative program builds STEM community

It can be a misleading name: The Science, Technology and Math Preparation Scholarships Program, known on campus as “STAMPS.” Yes, the program offers scholarships to… Read More >

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Middle College wins Gold Award, recognized as one of America’s Best Urban Schools

The Middle College at UNC Greensboro was named one of America’s Best Urban Schools by the National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) during the… Read More >

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Genetic counseling program provides a culture of care

The moment she stepped onto UNC Greensboro’s campus, Lauren Loffredo ‘18 MS knew the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program would be the right… Read More >

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New online degree helps develop core skills for the workplace

UNC Greensboro has launched a new online bachelor’s degree focused on helping students develop the skills that employers say are lacking in the workplace. The… Read More >

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UNCG on a roll with recognition in national rankings

It’s been a fall of Giant Steps for UNC Greensboro: record enrollment of more than 20,000 students, a slew of national and statewide recognition for… Read More >

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Preparing athletic trainers for the front lines

They’re on the sidelines of every high school football game. Ready to spring into action at a college soccer match. Working with service members at… Read More >

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UNCG receives national STEM education award

UNC Greensboro has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in… Read More >

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Summer bridge program gives new students a head start

This summer, 42 Spartans got a “head start” on college thanks to Spartan StartUp, UNC Greensboro’s new five-week summer bridge program for first-year students who… Read More >

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UNCG student selected for 2018 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program

UNC Greensboro sophomore Carlena Neely is one of 34 students from across the nation to participate in the 2018 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program. The 10-week,… Read More >

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UNCG welcomes Latino students for college immersion program

Whether it’s being a first-generation college student, overcoming language barriers or facing other challenges, many young people in the Latino and Hispanic community can find… Read More >

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UNCG, Forsyth Tech announce new co-admission program

UNC Greensboro today announced a new co-admission agreement with Forsyth Technical Community College (FT) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to… Read More >

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Students take the reins at horse therapy camp

It’s a hot Tuesday morning in July. The horses twitch and stomp. A barn cat snoozes in the sun. Seems like just another day at… Read More >

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Alumnus designs motion graphics for World Cup broadcast

As a student at UNC Greensboro in the early 2000s, DJ Summitt rarely missed a women’s or men’s soccer game. He has fond memories of… Read More >

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CARS ranked among top fashion merchandising programs

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) moved up this year in rankings among the nation’s top fashion merchandising programs, according to Fashion-Schools.org…. Read More >

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Spartans study Spanish language, culture in Madrid

You can read about Spanish culture for hours on end. You can study conjugation charts, memorize new vocabulary and practice with textbook activities and smartphone… Read More >

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Dr. Dianne Welsh receives national entrepreneurship award

Leaders in educating the next generation of entrepreneurs gathered at UMass Lowell this month for the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The… Read More >

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UNC System Board of Governors approves new Joint PhD in Social Work

The Board of Governors for the UNC System today approved the establishment of a Joint PhD in Social Work between UNC Greensboro and North Carolina… Read More >

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Class of 2018: Christina Santiago

Christina Santiago loves a challenge. Growing up, she struggled with math, so when it came to choosing an undergraduate research topic, the aspiring teacher picked… Read More >

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Students become food scientists in nutrition lab

It’s tucked away, unassuming, on the third floor of the Stone Building. You wouldn’t know it’s there, but the smell of roasted garlic gives it… Read More >

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Youth given STEM opportunities through $1 million grant

Gasping, yelling, skipping, jumping. On a recent Saturday walk to UNC Greensboro’s wetlands, the kids were joyous about stormwater runoff. Kids who never considered themselves… Read More >

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A first for UNCG: Student named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

Fighting homelessness and hunger is no small task. But armed with a Newman Civic Fellowship, UNC Greensboro’s Terrell Saunders is up for the challenge. Chancellor… Read More >

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UNCG alumnus sheds light on history of civil rights at new museum

“The New Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Refuses to Sugarcoat History.” That was the headline of a New York Times article from December about the newly-opened… Read More >

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UNCG named ‘College of Distinction’

UNC Greensboro has been named a “College of Distinction,” an honor awarded to only four public universities in North Carolina. The honor recognizes institutions of higher… Read More >

Middle College named finalist for America’s Best Urban Schools Awards

The Middle College at UNC Greensboro is one of just 18 schools across the country to be named a finalist for the 2018 America’s Best… Read More >

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UNCG launches master’s degree in international business

The Bryan School of Business and Economics today launched its brand-new online Master of Science in International Business. The new degree program will welcome its… Read More >

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UNCG announces co-admission program with Rockingham Community College

UNCG today announced a new co-admission agreement with Rockingham Community College (RCC) to facilitate degree completion and student success by improving access to undergraduate educational… Read More >

Online master’s in nursing ranks No. 11 nationally in U.S. News & World Report

UNCG’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) ranks No. 11 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Online Master’s in… Read More >

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UNCG begins new year with large construction project on campus

It’s going to be a big year for Spartans. UNCG is investing in its campus with new infrastructure projects, including a two-part construction project that… Read More >

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Classics Day returns to campus Nov. 18

On Saturday, Nov. 18, take a step back into ancient Greece and Rome for the 7th annual Classics Day festival. The free student-run event is… 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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Graduate, online programs shine in 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings

For the 27th consecutive year, UNCG is listed among the nation’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report, with several graduate and online programs… Read More >

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UNCG and Rockingham County Schools partner to bring innovative ‘Lab School’ to Reidsville

UNCG and Rockingham County Schools today unveiled a proposal for an innovative new partnership school in Rockingham County. The school – also called a “Lab School”… Read More >

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UNCG announces new co-admission programs

UNCG today announced two new co-admission agreements with Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) and Alamance Community College (ACC) to facilitate degree completion and bolster student success… Read More >

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UNCG named to Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ list for 19th consecutive year

For the 19th straight year, UNCG has been named to the Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges” list for excellence in undergraduate education. UNCG joins… Read More >

UNCG recognized nationally for online Master of Education programs

UNCG is among the nation’s best universities for online Master of Education programs according to new rankings by Master’s Programs Guide. UNCG ranks No. 34… Read More >

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New partnership for Beyond Academics program

UNCG has selected Monarch as its community partner of choice to provide support services to students enrolled in the Beyond Academics Comprehensive Transition Program. Created by UNCG Vice Chancellor… 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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Spartan student-athletes set records in classroom

UNCG Athletics had a banner year in 2016-17, but even more impressive was its record-setting performance in the classroom. A total of 233 student-athletes set… Read More >

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Class of 2017: Darius Bennett

Since 1980, childhood obesity in the United States has more than quadrupled among children ages six to 11. This Friday, when Darius Bennett turns his… Read More >

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UNCG ‘Dream Dean’ featured in Huffington Post

UNCG’s Bill Johnson – known by many as the “Dream Dean” – was recently featured in a Huffington Post article written by UNCG alumna Zithobile “Zitty” Nxumalo… 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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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 >

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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 >