Monthly Archives: August 2018

Man at stadium with hotdog

UNCG Night with the Grasshoppers and one alum’s secret sauce

This Friday, August 24, is UNC Greensboro Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, with a lot in store for Spartans. You’ll see UNCG coaches… Read More >

A group of students and teachers retrieve a trap from the water.

UNCG Herpetology Research Experience leaves lasting legacy

It may be a special person who decides to pick up a snake or a frog, but encounters with these small creatures can influence how… Read More >

Two women unpacking boxes of school supplies.

Teachers prepare for students at Moss Street Partnership School

The halls of Moss Street Partnership School in Reidsville were filled with a flurry of activity on Wednesday morning, as volunteers from UNC Greensboro and… Read More >

Group of students doing a group activity at Piney Lake.

UNCG’s Team QUEST builds positive community

Family. It’s the first thing that comes to mind for Megan Delph Cayton when asked about UNC Greensboro’s Team QUEST program. “As a facilitator, not only… Read More >

Authors in a bookstore

Greensboro Bound, with Spartans on the page and stage

Hold onto your reading glasses. Greensboro Bound, Greensboro’s first large-scale literary festival, is underway, with an opening event on Thursday, May 17, at UNC Greensboro…. Read More >

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UNCG Theatre explores home and identity in ‘Clybourne Park’

Home is where the heart is, but it’s more complex than that. Next week, UNCG Theatre mounts “Clybourne Park,” a play by Bruce Norris that… Read More >

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Give back with #BelieveInTheG

For the fourth straight year, UNCG is hosting the #BelieveInTheG 48-hour giving campaign, an opportunity for alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members to share… Read More >

Architectural rendering of Union Square

Union Square Campus opens Friday

At the corner of Arlington Street and Gate City Boulevard, the Union Square Campus is a symbol of partnership and revitalization in downtown Greensboro, and… Read More >

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Writing meets robots

This summer, young writers brought their stories to life with robots at UNCG. Writing and Robotics, a companion program for the university’s two-week Young Writers… Read More >

Photo of graduates taking selfies during Commencement to share on social media.

May graduates share Commencement highlights on social media

Spartans cheered, cried and took selfies as they celebrated the culmination of their college experience during Commencement on Friday.  Thanks to everyone who shared their experiences… Read More >

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Thousands gather for UNCG’s second annual Science Everywhere

Rockets launched, snakes slithered and goo formed on the campus of UNCG this past Saturday. More importantly, however, children and teens from across the Triad… Read More >

Photo of kids from last year's event

Spartan Science: Join UNCG for Science Everywhere

What does a turtle’s shell feel like? Did you know that you can pick up a Cheerio with a magnet? Have you ever wanted to… Read More >

New York Times Best Selling Author to speak at UNCG

Chris Bohjalian has penned 18 books, and in each one, he eloquently handles tough issues such a human trafficking, homelessness, struggling marriages and the Armenian… Read More >

Tickets on sale for annual Friends of the UNCG Libraries dinner

Tickets are on sale for the Friends of the UNCG Libraries dinner, and they’re going fast. The annual fundraiser for UNCG’s libraries will be March… Read More >

photo of Paul Taylor Dance Company performing "Company B"

Paul Taylor Dance Company to Perform World Premiere at UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium

The Paul Taylor Dance Company, one of the world’s foremost contemporary dance groups, will perform at UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8… Read More >

Photo of student rehearsing with clarinet during the recent music camp

Music, Melody and Mastery

Over the last 33 years, more than 50,000 young musicians have arrived on the UNCG campus during the steamy weeks of July to fine-tune their… Read More >