Monthly Archives: October 2019

Dracula (Dathan B. Williams) standing behind Mina Harker (Maggie Thompson)

Spartans spook in ‘Dracula,’ adapted by UNCG professor

Just in time for Halloween, Bram Stoker’s classic vampire tale, “Dracula,” is hitting Triad Stage with a cast and creative crew that includes 11 UNC Greensboro… Read More >

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UNC Greensboro awarded Mellon Foundation grant

UNC Greensboro has been selected to participate in the Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) Collaboratory, a highly selective community-based humanities… 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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Opera brings fifth-grader’s page to stage

This week, a fifth grader from Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary, Nevaeh White, had a life-changing experience. She saw a story she had written, “The Showdown,” turned… Read More >

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Alumni and student veterans find community at UNCG

The post below is an abbreviated version of a story that originally appeared in the Fall 2018 edition of UNCG Magazine. To read the full… Read More >

Young woman plays music for older woman wearing headphones.

Music to their ears: Care-focused research brings rewards

Music entertains us and enriches our lives. It also brings back memories and can transport us to a different time and place. Through a variety… Read More >

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UNCG School of Education launches local kids into science

May 1st was a clear, sunny day. Perfect conditions for Kiser Middle School’s Meteorology Club and UNC Greensboro collaborators to send a high-altitude weather balloon… Read More >

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Healthy Relationships Initiative launches with kick-off community events

UNCG and Phillips Foundation today officially launched the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), an original program to promote happy, healthy and safe relationships and improve… Read More >

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Breaking down barriers for Latino families

College bound. Few phrases make parents more proud. For many parents, planning for their children’s higher education commences before they enter high school. But some… Read More >

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 >

UNCG partners with Phillips Foundation to launch Healthy Relationships Initiative

The UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development is partnering with Phillips Foundation to launch the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), a community-wide effort… 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 >

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Teaching teachers about herps

Led by a team of UNCG researchers, professors and graduate students, 50 top-notch science educators from five different states gathered at Haw River State Park… Read More >

UNCG Housing and Residence Life makes wishes come true

It took a year of creative ideas and hard work, but one Greensboro teen and her family enjoyed a trip of a lifetime to Disney… Read More >

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Tools to take on domestic violence

Catherine Johnson MS/EdS ’09 moved to sunny Florida for her undergraduate degree, but she looked closer to home for graduate school. “Little did I know… Read More >

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Passing it on

From patient care to health care advocacy and burn education, Ernest Grant is in the business of making a difference. And with a newly established… Read More >

Photo of Emily-Kate Hannapel speaking with faculty member Jo Leimenstoll

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 >

WXII: Dr. Omar Ali on independent voters NC’s primary election

WXII interviewed Dr. Omar Ali on independent voters and their impact on North Carolina politics and the primary election. Watch the interview here.

WXII: UNCG’s Dr. Omar Ali speaks to redistricting issues

Dr. Omar Ali, interim dean of the Lloyd International Honors College, was interviewed by WXII about the new voting districts that divide NC A&T’s campus…. Read More >

Dancers E.E. Balcos and Alicia Grayson perform a contact and music improvisation titled "Entering the Unknown."

UNCG to host inaugural, statewide dance conference for educators and students

More than 100 dance educators and students from across the state will arrive at UNCG this Saturday, Feb. 27, for “Connecting Across Carolinas: Energizing Dance… Read More >

Portrait of JoAnne Smart and Bettye An Tillman

UNCG to mark Black History Month with variety of events on campus

From an exhibition highlighting early African-American staff at UNCG to a discussion of the persona and speechmaking of Michelle Obama, UNCG is marking Black History… Read More >

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Weatherspoon kicks off 75th anniversary with ‘First Toast’ celebration

UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum is kicking off its 75th anniversary in style with a “First Toast” celebration this Thursday, Jan. 7, from 5:30 to 7… Read More >

Photo of chancellor-elect Franklin Gilliam giving community collision speech at Koury Center

Greensboro and UNCG Shared Fate

Just 13 days after moving to the Piedmont Triad from the Los Angeles area, Chancellor-elect Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. addressed an audience of more… Read More >

Photo of Dr. Susan Andreatta and Junior Antropolgy major, Seth Rumbley, observe vegetables in the gardens.

The Magic of Soil

With the right prep work in creating good soil – and then some hard work planting and weeding and harvesting – you have something special…. Read More >

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JSNN NanoBus ribbon cutting July 21

On Tuesday, July 21, at 9:30 a.m., Dr. James Ryan, founding dean of the Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, and JSNN students will officially… Read More >