Monthly Archives: January 2017

UNCG and N.C. A&T to host 5th annual joint Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

UNCG and N.C. A&T are partnering to host the 5th annual joint Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at UNCG… Read More >

Photo of Keith Watkins holding a pine cone and a piece of a pine branch

The search for the oldest trees on campus

A shortleaf pine rises beside a roadway at the edge of UNCG’s Peabody Park. “That’s the Champion Tree,” Keith Watkins ’15 says. It’s the oldest… Read More >

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Join us for Spartan Showcase

Crisp air and crunchy leaves. UNCG’s campus is especially welcoming during the autumn season, and the hundreds of high school juniors and seniors attending Spartan… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as top performer in AASHE 2016 Sustainable Campus Index

UNCG has been recognized as a top performer in the subcategories of public engagement and water in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, an annual publication… Read More >

Photo of UNCG Police helping at move-in

Breaking barriers and building relationships

UNCG police have always had a presence on move-in day, managing traffic and directing new students to their destination. But this year, they amped up… Read More >

Five students interact with each other.

More than 200 ways to embrace your college experience at UNCG

There are plenty of ways for UNCG students to get involved on campus – 231 to be exact. Whether students are interested in academic, professional,… Read More >

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Football takes the field

With fall just around the corner, it’s finally time for sweatshirts, pumpkin spice and – for the first time in more than a decade –… Read More >

Students outside Sullivan Science Building

UNCG has “best bang for the buck” of UNC System

UNCG has the “best bang for the buck” of the UNC System schools, according to a recent ranking from Washington Monthly. The university ranked No…. Read More >

Photo of Chong Zhang bicycling in Speyer, Germany.

Global UNCG: A practical education

Germany native Chong Zhang left his hometown of Speyer, in the summer of 2015 to pursue an MBA at UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Shrirang Sahasrabudhe enjoys new access

India native Shrirang Sahasrabudhe shares his story about leaving his life in India to come to the U.S. and attend UNCG. Sahasrabude lost his eyesight… Read More >

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Global UNCG: From Philippines to America, a life of exploration

In the latest installment of #GlobalUNCG, Philippines native Rodell Barrientos shares his story of growing up living the “simple life” in Manila, Philippines, and later… Read More >

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Don’t knock this door

For nearly 80 years, the Alumni House has greeted students, guests and alumni alike to UNCG’s campus with its inviting facade, stately front porch and… Read More >

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Building the best: New rec center to open in August

A 54-foot climbing wall. Seven basketball courts. A mat room for combative arts. And a roof patio for outdoor classes and events. These are just… Read More >

Men's basketball action photo from a past game

Holiday hoops

UNCG’s campus may be slowing down for winter break, but there’s no rest for Coach Wes Miller and company. Spartan hoops is in full swing… Read More >

Navied Alamoudi sets up one of the library's 3-D printers.

Digital Media Commons bridges the gap between technology and success

Did you know that UNCG’s Jackson Library has not one, but two 3-D printers for students to design and create 3-D projects? Navied Alamoudi, a… Read More >

Winning in 180 seconds: Graduate students to show off their theses in 3MT competition

The final round of UNCG’s Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition is Tues., Nov. 17, and you don’t want to miss it! Where… Read More >

Junior Lauren Salazar in her colorful room in Spring Garden Apartments

Students show off design with 8th annual Best Dressed Room Contest

Gone are the days of decorating dorm rooms with a few band posters and a “We’re #1” foam finger. For UNCG students in 2015, creating… Read More >

Action photo of students trying to sink each other's canoe

Rock the boat

Ain’t That a Ship splashed, paddled and strategized its way to victory Wednesday night, beating Super Splash Bros and two women’s rugby teams to be… Read More >

Action photo of students playing "Humans vs. Zombies"

Supernatural fun

UNCG is amid a zombie apocalypse with the return of the highly anticipated Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ), a 24/7 game of tag that transports students… Read More >

Photo of UNCG students enjoy some friendly competition during the fall 2013 Battle Canoes event in Rosenthal Pool

Popular Battle Canoes competition returns to campus

Battle Canoes, the thrilling intramural sports competition held at universities across the nation, returns to UNCG on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at Rosenthal… Read More >

Photo of students discussing the LiveSafe App in the Elliott University Center Rotunda

LiveSafe use on the rise

As the school year progresses, the number of UNCG students who download LiveSafe, the university’s new personal security mobile application, is steadily on the rise…. Read More >

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Colorful pinwheels on EUC Lawn raise awareness for suicide prevention

As part of UNCG’s Fourth Annual Mental Health Month, a colorful array of pinwheels is being displayed on the Kaplan Commons (EUC Lawn) to symbolize… Read More >

Photo of student playing trombone during past Collage Concert

Collage of sounds

The big start to UNCG’s musical year will be Saturday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., in Aycock Auditorium. Big is the word. More than 300 students… Read More >

UNCG raises awareness with Mental Health Month

Movies about college life show football games, wacky professors and wild parties. They rarely show the hidden struggles that many students face – challenges like… Read More >

Photo of freshman John Carter, Jr. with cell phone displaying the LiveSafe app

LiveSafe!

By Thursday, August 27 at 5 p.m., UNCG’s new LiveSafe personal security app had been downloaded 2365 times since the app was launched in early… Read More >

Photo of students at volleyball and rugby booths during Fall Kickoff

Fun and games

The Fencing Club. Equestrian Club. Quidditch Club. Rugby Club…. At UNCG Fall Kickoff, one table after another of student-led club sports showed off their season… Read More >

Night photo of UNCG campus with smartphone with Live Safe app

Living Safer With LiveSafe

An estimated 2,015 UNCG students, faculty and staff have downloaded and are now using the new UNCG LiveSafe personal security app according to the UNCG… Read More >

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Safer Lives – FREE!

Next week when faculty, staff and students walk The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s campus, they will access something new to help them stay… Read More >

Photo of Chancellor-elect Gilliam dressing faculty and staff during State of the Campus Address

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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Rawk On!

Welcome all new and returning students. Time to move in, get settled and learn what’s up at UNCG. It’s Rawkin’ Welcome Week! This is when… Read More >

Minerva Statue

The UNCG Board of Trustees welcomes five new members

In early July, Governor Pat McCrory appointed two new members to the UNCG Board of Trustees. Betsy S. Oakley, UNCG alumna and co-owner of Charles… Read More >

Most UNCG Earth Day events will be on April 23

April 22 is Earth Day, and UNCG will host one event: At 1 p.m., faculty, staff and students are invited to join the Grounds Staff… 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 >

UNCG renames campus building for legendary faculty leader

More than half a century after her death, evidence of Mary Channing Coleman’s impact remains on the campus now known as UNCG. Now, one of… Read More >

N&R: UNCG’s food truck options reflect larger trend

The country’s obsession with food trucks extends to college campuses and UNCG is no exception, the News & Record reports. The university was considering opening… Read More >

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What’s new with bicycling at UNCG

You’re used to vending machines with snacks and gum. The UNCG campus has something different: Vending machines at Oakland Deck and McIver Deck dispense tubes,… 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 >

Photo of Famer Brown's Provisions truck

New at UNCG: a mobile farmers’ market

Fresh, local vegetables and fruit. Local organic meats and baked goods. Locally made cheeses and jams. It’s a farmers’ market at UNCG, called Farmer Brown’s… Read More >

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Be BRAVE: Prevent sexual assault

Statistics posted on the White House’s 1 is 2 Many website tell a startling story: One in five young women is sexually assaulted while in… Read More >

UNCG’s dynamic mailbox system featured in the N&R

UNCG’s patent-pending dynamic mailbox system was featured on the front page of the News & Record on Sept. 2. The system — believed to be… Read More >

Dynamic mailbox system honored as a model of efficiency

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency. The system, dubbed Spartan Mail Management, gave a 21st… Read More >

Expert: 10 ways Millennials’ college life differs from their parents’

Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of… Read More >

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UNC system releases Campus Security Initiative report

The UNC system’s Campus Security Initiative, which studied system-level coordination of security and student safety efforts on UNC campuses,  has released its final report. The report can… Read More >

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Maimone named vice chancellor for business affairs

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced the appointment of Charles A. Maimone as vice chancellor for business affairs, effective August 1. Maimone will serve… Read More >

Photo of Matthew Moss, Class of 2013, and Gayle Hicks Fripp, Class of 1963 ringing the bell

Ring that bell, a resounding part of UNCG’s heritage

The university bell will sound at commencement. Anne Prince Cuddy, Class of ‘64, and Lindsay Ives, Class of ‘14, will perform the honors. The old… Read More >

Nancy Rubins art exhibit at Weatherspoon Art Museum

Internationally-known artist Nancy Rubins will be showing her art in an exhibit at the Weatherspoon Art Museum until May 4, as reported by the Winston-Salem… 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 >

Close-up photo of apple placed in Minerva Statue's hand

UNCG’s Minerva: How does she like those apples?

Exams started this week. And the offerings at UNCG’s Minerva statue grow each day. Some students believe leaving a coin, a note or an apple… Read More >

Students: Go footloose at Spartathon April 26

Students, put on your sneaks and let loose before final exams with a night of dancing. And raise money to fight childhood cancers. Spartathon, a… Read More >

Dynamic mailboxes could revolutionize campus mail

Mailing a UNCG student a letter? Address it like this: John Smith jsmith1 at UNCG Greensboro, NC  27413 No, that’s not a mistake. Since the… Read More >

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Help welcome new Spartans to UNCG through SOAR

The Office of New Student & Spartan Family Programs is looking for 2014 SOAR volunteers to help welcome new students and their families during the… Read More >

UNCG tunnel opened for pedestrians

The UNCG tunnel, built to run underneath the railroad tracks from Oakland Avenue to West Lee Street, opened April 1st, the News & Record reported. The underpass… Read More >

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Dine in: New serving stations and College Avenue entrance open

For Moran Commons, the longtime dining facility at UNCG, Phase 3 of its renovation is complete. The College Avenue entrance has opened. And so have… Read More >

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Spartan Hour Tuesdays: Here come the food trucks!

UNCG Dining Services and CAP are collaborating once again to bring local food trucks for UNCG faculty, staff and students. The trucks will be on… Read More >

Play dodgeball — for a cause

March 31 — DODGE for a CAUSE has been cancelled. However, donations to the Spartan Open Pantry are still welcome.  Spartans don’t let Spartans go hungry. The… 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 >

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UNCG Libraries’ 3-D printer: problem solving for the 21st century

You’re used to making copies in 2-D, on sheets of paper. But have you seen a 3-D printer yet? University Libraries recently unveiled the first… Read More >

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New blog at UNCG: Minerva’s Mentions

Being a 9-foot statue has its perks, it seems. “I hear and see all the wonderful, little joys across campus that probably go unnoticed. There’s… Read More >

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UNCG gets SECC Gold Chairman’s Award for 2013

UNCG employees donated $198,096 to the 2013 State Employees Combined Campaign. That generosity has received notice by the SECC. UNCG won the Gold Chairman’s Award… Read More >

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UNCG named ‘Tree Campus USA’ for fifth straight year

UNCG’s natural beauty is again in the eye of the beholder. UNCG has been certified once again as a Tree Campus USA university. The official… Read More >

Photo of Tony Rojas plowing snow Friday afternoon

Snow and ice – and those who shoveled us out

The ice and snow storm closed the university from noon Wednesday through Friday. From the warmth of home, I saw tweets from students admiring the… Read More >

History of Woman’s College highlighted in Our State magazine

The history of Woman’s College, now UNCG, was highlighted in the January issue of Our State Magazine. The magazine also shared photos of the historic… Read More >

News 2 spotlights luminaires

WFMY News 2 ran a segment on UNCG’s traditional luminaire ceremony. Luminaires are lit each winter as students prepare for final exams.

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Playing Telephone, making art at UNCG

It was like the game Telephone Pictionary. Only now can UNCG participants see how the “game” turned out. And you can, too. The exhibition “The… Read More >

Poet Sarah Lindsay featured in Yes! Weekly

Sarah Lindsay, MFA alum and poet, was featured in Yes! Weekly. Lindsay was reading from her fourth full-length poetry collection, “Debt to the Bone-Eating Snotflower,”… Read More >

Photo of rendering of what the walkway at Forest may look like someday

Planners eye pedestrian-friendly corridor on campus

UNCG just might put the “forest” back in Forest. Planners are considering – at some point in the future – a pedestrian and bike friendly… Read More >

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UNCG receives national award for commitment to diversity

UNCG has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher… Read More >

Chancellor Brady contributed Op-Ed to News & Record

Chancellor Linda P. Brady contributed an op-ed to the News & Record, in which she discusses how a new building project will increase student success… Read More >

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Spartans celebrate Homecoming

Homecoming 2013 heated up Oct. 26 and 27, with a bonfire, a parade, fireworks, music, sports and more. In case you missed out, here’s a play-by-play.

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 >

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Library videophone means independence for deaf users

For Alan Martin, a videophone on campus means independence. Martin, a deaf student majoring in Professions in Deafness with a concentration in Advocacy Services for the… Read More >

New life takes root

When Alex Congelosi landed in Dr. Elizabeth Lacey’s conservation biology class, the first-year graduate student realized she was in for something different. And something that… Read More >

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Moran Commons dome taking shape

The central area of Moran Commons – still hidden from diners’ view during the renovation – is taking shape. The metal catwalks high above the… Read More >

UNCG plans events to remember 9/11

UNCG will commemorate 9/11 on Wednesday with several special events planned throughout the day for students, faculty and staff. “Patriot Day: UNCG Remembers and Reflects”… Read More >

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Solar becomes electric in one UNCG building

On a sunny day, the newly installed solar panels provide not only all the power the Sports Turf Maintenance Building needs – it provides a… Read More >

Perrin will return to teaching

UNCG Provost David H. Perrin has announced plans to return to the university’s teaching faculty at the end of the academic year. “This academic year… Read More >

Cathey appointed general counsel

UNCG has appointed Imogene L. Cathey as general counsel. In this capacity, Cathey serves as UNCG’s chief legal officer and oversees all legal matters concerning… Read More >

Spartans move into cool new digs

Roommates Tony Sanders and Daniel Luciano marveled at their new surroundings during move-in day Wednesday at Spartan Village, UNCG’s new apartment-style housing for upperclassmen. A… Read More >

Lacks family speaks to students

The granddaughter and daughter-in-law of the late Henrietta Lacks, a poor African-American woman whose cells were used in medical research unbeknownst to her or her… Read More >

UNCG police chief referenced by News 14 Carolina about gun bill

UNCG police chief J.C. Herring was referenced in an article by News 14 Carolina as opposing a state gun bill that is headed for the governor’s… Read More >

Johnson interviewed by News 14 Carolina about campus housing

Tim Johnson, director for Housing and Residence Life, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina about the propensity of campus housing at UNCG. While the article… Read More >

Byers interviewed about restarted construction on Spartan Village

Mike Byers, an associate vice chancellor, was interviewed by The Business Journal regarding the restarting of construction on Spartan Village after a fire delayed it… Read More >

UNCG is in partnership with program for aspiring principals

UNCG is a partner with a program to help produce the next generation of principals, The Burlington Times-News reported. The school is in collaboration with… Read More >

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Celebrating 50 years as UNCG

This July marks UNCG’s golden anniversary — as UNCG. Fifty years ago this month, the university’s name was officially changed to The University of North… Read More >

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Next phase of Dining Hall renovation begins

Farewell stairwell. The Dining Hall as thousands of Spartans know it is undergoing an extreme makeover. The next phase of the Dining Hall renovation —… Read More >

Bikes parked in a rack near the Quad on the UNCG campus in spring.

UNCG pumps up the pedal power

Bicycling at UNCG just keeps getting more convenient. Four bicycle repair stations – called Fixit Stations – have been set up on campus. They have… Read More >

N&R: UNCG hall earns LEED Silver certification

The U.S. Green Building Council awarded one of UNCG’s newest dorms with the LEED Silver certification, the News & Record reported. The residence hall, which… Read More >

Jefferson Suites Residence Hall certified LEED Silver

UNCG’s Jefferson Suites Residence Hall has been awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, an acknowledgement of the 176,000-square-foot building’s sustainable design,… Read More >

Investigation continues into cause of Spartan Village fire

Updated 4-3-13, 10 a.m. – The Greensboro Fire Department has ruled that the fire that destroyed a UNCG residence hall under construction on Lee Street… Read More >

Chancellor Linda Brady speaks with a Fox 8 reporter

Area media reports on Spartan Village fire

A 4-alarm structure fire at the Spartan Village construction site on West Lee Street last night drew attention from newspapers and TV stations across the… Read More >

A look back

This yellowed press release, written by University President Charles Duncan McIver, is now part of UNCG’s University Archives collection. The release, in response to a… Read More >

UNCG’s RHA named “School of the Year” in N.C.

The UNCG Residence Hall Association was named “School of the Year” by the North Carolina Association of Residence Halls during its annual conference in February…. 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 >

UNCG wins award for use of social media in marketing

UNCG is winning awards for its use of social media. The University Relations Department at UNCG has won an Award of Excellence for use of… Read More >

UNCG Opera Theatre brings girl’s story to life

The first opera Annabel Gigley saw was her own. Annabel, a fifth-grader at Erwin Montessori, won Greensboro Opera’s 2012 “Write Your Own Opera!” competition, judged… Read More >

At Gatewood: What a design we weave

UNCG’s Claudia Aguilera, an Interior Architecture master’s student from El Salvador on a Fulbright Scholarship, installed her thesis exhibition “Decoding Crafts” this week at UNCG’s… Read More >

Quad, UNCG, Renovated, Parlor,

Quad renovation honored by preservation group

UNCG’s renovation and restoration of The Quad, seven historic residence halls built around the early 1920s, has been honored by Preservation Greensboro for “excellence in… 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 >

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 >

Fay interviewed by N&R about saving trees on campus

Chris Fay, grounds manager at UNCG, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding the relocation of trees on campus. This uprooting was due to… Read More >

US News report

UNCG’s yield rate is above the average for the 266 American universities who reported data to U.S. News & World Report. And that figure is… Read More >

Chancellor Linda P. Brady sits down in her office during an interview.

Chancellor interviewed about UNC Strategic Directions

Chancellor Linda P. Brady has served since last fall on the UNC Advisory Committee on Strategic Directions. She was asked, in a Campus Weekly interview,… Read More >

W-S Journal interviews Dick Gregory on campus

The Winston-Salem Journal ran an interview with Dick Gregory, the keynote speaker at a joint MLK celebration held by UNCG and NCA&T. Gregory, a civil… Read More >

Remsburg will lead School of Nursing

Dr. Robin E. Remsburg has been named dean of the School of Nursing. Remsburg, currently director of the School of Nursing and associate dean for… Read More >

SECC

Defined by generosity: UNCG exceeds SECC goal

It went into overtime. But UNCG hit – and exceeded – its $235,000 goal for the 2012 State Employees Combined Campaign, which supports more than… 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 >

Former Chancellor William Moran poses for photo at Moran Commons and Plaza

Hub of student activity named for former chancellor William E. Moran

When the fences around the Dining Hall, Fountain and Plaza come down later this fall, those areas will have a new look and a new… Read More >

W-S Chronicle: UNCG freshman must take alcohol education course

An article in the Winston-Salem Chronicle reports that UNCG’s incoming freshmen are required to take an alcohol education course online. “Officials at UNCG expanded the… Read More >

Fun and games

UNCG’s 2011 Homecoming combines the fun of Spartan Village, music by Big Bang Boom, Mr. Potato Head and Brice Street Band, and men’s soccer vs. Gardner-Webb.

UNCG Hosts German Fulbright Scholars

Willkommen Fulbrighters. Twenty-four top-notch German undergraduates are visiting UNCG this month, immersing themselves in North Carolina’s history, the U.S. educational system and American culture. And… Read More >

Spend an Evening with Margaret Maron Sept. 19

She’s a North Carolina native and an award-winning mystery writer. UNCG’s Jackson Library will host Margaret Maron at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 for the first… 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 Golf Event will Benefit Breast Cancer, Scholarships Sept. 18-19

By Sean Olson, University Relations Golf will shine a bright light on women’s health as part of a new initiative at UNCG. Officials at the… 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 >

UNCG Welcomes Nasty Girl for Human Rights Week Sept. 14

By Sean Olson, University Relations Rosmus, the subject of the film “The Nasty Girl,” will speak at UNCG as part of Human Rights Week on… Read More >

Exhibit a Present from UNCG’s Past

The UNCG University Archives was established in 1942 on the 50th anniversary of the institution’s opening. Originally called the College Collection, it contains millions of… 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 >

Open House Marks Stone Renovation Aug. 10

The public is invited to attend an open house for the renovated wing of the Mary Frances Stone Building from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 10. Tours… 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 >

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 >

A+ Schools Program Holds Statewide Conference Aug. 4-5

The A+ Schools Program, a reform that integrates the arts into all subjects, will hold its annual statewide conference and celebrate its 10th anniversary Aug…. 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 >

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 >

Xandra Eden Named Weatherspoon’s Curator of Exhibitions

The Weatherspoon Art Museum has hired Xandra Eden as curator of exhibitions. Eden replaces Ron Platt. She will focus on contemporary art programming – including… Read More >

Hummel Named Director of Housing and Residence Life at UNCG

By Sean Olson, University Relations Mary Hummel UNCG has named Mary L. Hummel director of housing and residence life, effective July 11. Since 1997, Hummel… 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 >

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 >

Third Play of the Season Starts June 15 at UNCG Summer Rep

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Emily Vitrano and Chadwick Hubbard star in “The Shape of Things.” Neil LaBute’s play “The Shape of Things” follows the… 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 >

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 >

UNCG Bryan School Class Presents Gift

By Sean Olson, University Relations Ten years ago, the courtyard of the Bryan School of Business and Economics was a barren stretch of dry and… 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 to Present Distinguished Service Awards May 14

By Sean Olson, University Relations UNCG will give Patricia S. Rothrock and Ellen Strawbridge Yarborough the 2005 Alumni Distinguished Service Awards in recognition of the… 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 >

Theatre Presents ‘Lovers and Executioners’ April 27-May 1

Hearts pound, bosoms heave and occasionally a bodice gets ripped in “Lovers and Executioners,” a dramatic comedy about love and marriage performed by UNCG Theatre… 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 >

NEWS ALERT: Lou Rawls Saturday Performance Cancelled

By Sean Olson, University Relations The Lou Rawls performance scheduled for Saturday, April 16 at UNCG has been cancelled. Rawls, who was scheduled to perform… Read More >

Bell Tower Dedication Slated for Friday

UNCG will dedicate a new campus landmark, the Nicholas A. Vacc Bell Tower, at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 15. The 47-foot brick tower at Spring… 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 >

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 >

UNCG Breast Cancer Project Fills Void in Care & Research

By Sean Olson, University Relations A $115,000 gift to UNCG has provided seed money for the creation of a program for newly diagnosed breast cancer… Read More >

Author/Professor Cornel West to Speak April 22

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Cornel West Provocative educator and nationally prominent author Cornel West will address issues of race and democracy in America during… Read More >

Multicultural Extravaganza Scheduled for April 27

By Sean Olson, University Relations The Office of Multicultural Affairs at UNCG will hold The Multicultural Extravaganza at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Elliott… Read More >

Celebrate Culture April 16 at the International Festival

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Korean drummers at the 2004 Interational Festival. The UNCG International Students Association (ISA) and The International Programs Center (IPC) invite… 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 >

Education Colloquium on Morality Slated for April 7

Who defines what is moral? How does morality intersect with issues of social justice? What are the implications of morality when mixed with power and… Read More >

Trombone Festival Welcomes Musicians April 2

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Trombonists from across the region will share musical insights and join in public concerts during the eighth annual Trombone Festival,… 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 >

University Hosts “The Future of Our Oceans” Symposium April 8

The UNCG Department of Biology will hold a symposium – “The Future of Our Oceans,” featuring four internationally known researchers – 1-5 p.m. Friday, April… Read More >

Lou Rawls Sings Rawls & Sinatra at UNCG April 16

By Sean Olson, University Relations Rawls will perform at UNCG April 16 His voice is so smooth that he’s known popularly as merely “The Voice”… Read More >

UNCG Shades of Color Conference March 23

By Sean Olson, University Relations Bok, a former slave, will speak at UNCG March 23 The seventh year of a diversity conference at UNCG will… 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 >

Opera Goes to the Baseball Stadium March 16-17

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Baseball players and opera singers may seem unlikely teammates, but March 16-17 the Greensboro Grasshoppers and the Opera Theatre at… Read More >

University Offers Counseling Workshop March 18

UNCG will offer a counseling workshop – “A Partnership in its Prime: Leadership and Advocacy in the Counseling Profession” – in the Ferguson Building, Room… 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 >

“Selfish Giant” Visits UNCG March 15-20

The North Carolina Theatre for Young People and UNCG Theatre will present “In the Garden of the Selfish Giant,” a tale of understanding, forgiveness and… Read More >

Stellarcon 29 Lands at the Greensboro Marriott March 11-13

By Sean Olson, University Relations Greensboro is about to be invaded. Artists, authors and even media guests from another planet will run amuck in the… Read More >

UNCG Series on Global Economics & Foreign Affairs Begins March 17

By Sean Olson, University Relations UNCG will consider the global economy in a series of discussions that will probe hot topics such as job outsourcing… Read More >

New Pedestrian Bridge Opens March 1

The campus community and the public are invited to meet outside the Alumni House at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, for a ceremonial stroll down… Read More >

‘Translating Gender’ Series Opens with Eastern European Politics

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Lithuania was one of the first European countries to give women political rights, granting them the right to vote and… Read More >

Jackson Library Exhibits Chinese Artifacts Through July 29

Chinese artifacts collected by alumna Lelia Judson Tuttle are on display at UNCG’s Jackson Library through July 29. Tuttle, a resident of Caldwell County, graduated… 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 >

Photographs of N.C. Writers on Display Feb. 7-March 11

Jan Hensley is a collector with a passion. More than 40 years ago, while serving in the U.S. Navy, Hensley began collecting the work of… 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 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 >

UNCG Opera Theatre Takes First Place – Twice

 By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations The cast of 2003’s ‘Little Women.’ Two operas produced by the School of Music have won first place awards in… Read More >

There’s No Play Like “Home” Feb. 4-13

By Dan Nonte, University Relations Brett Robinson and Preston Campbell star in “Home.” Cephus Miles wanders far from his North Carolina farming roots and tests… Read More >

Prague Symphony Orchestra Performs at UNCG Feb. 8 for UC/LS

By Lindsay Apple, University Relations In remembrance of one of classical music’s greatest conductors, the Prague Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert Tuesday, Feb. 8… 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 >

“La Traviata” Comes to UNCG Jan. 25 as Part of UC/LS

By Sean Olson, University Relations A tragic tale of good intentions gone bad and missed opportunities. Duels, cards and soirées. Love, love lost and love… Read More >