Monthly Archives: September 2016

Photo of Laura Teague with violin

A musical life

Every summer, more than 2,000 middle and high school students attend summer music camp at UNCG. Two years ago, Laura Teague was one of those… Read More >

University Archives photo of the housekeeping staff circa late 1890s

UNCG’s African American history on display through Google Cultural Institute

In honor of Black History Month, the Google Cultural Institute is showcasing 80 online exhibits from museums and cultural centers across the nation. Exhibit topics… Read More >

Photo of Dr. Omar H. Ali

Carnegie Foundation Names UNCG Professor North Carolina Professor of the Year

Dr. Omar H. Ali, interim dean of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Lloyd International Honors College, has been named North Carolina Professor of… Read More >

Portrait photo of freshman Alyssa Sanchez

Service and Travel

Alyssa Sanchez knows when she’s found a place she likes. With grandparents in the Dominican Republic, she has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean and explored… Read More >

Photo of Andrew Savage playing instrument

UNCG – A Perfect Fit

Andrew Savage composed his first full piece of music in the spring of his freshman year of high school. His concert band broke up into… Read More >

Photo of Brad Wren giving tour of simulation equipment to Matthew Partridge.

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 >

Zim Ugochukwu

The adventure capitalist

Ask Zim Ugochukwu ‘11 how many countries she’s visited and she sheepishly chuckles. The jet setter with an inked-up passport has never paused to count…. Read More >

This is your moment

This is the moment. A new academic year stretches before you, ripe with opportunity. Perhaps you’ll find your calling in the lab, partnering with faculty… Read More >

Dominick talks with students on stage

Defying gravity

He calls New York City home, but Dom Amendum is in Boise, Idaho, at the moment. He’s there to do some musical housekeeping for the… Read More >

Kristin Boyce teaches students engineering with paper bridges

Constructive curriculum

Owen Wageman and his fellow engineers are designing a bridge. “Have you ever seen the Golden Gate Bridge?” Owen asks. “You have these things holding… Read More >

Creating the possible

Thirty years ago, Becky Levin ’79 and her husband Mark were living in the Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco. Every day they would pass young… Read More >

Finding family

A year ago, the Hopkins sisters were all studying at UNCG – Louisa in The Graduate School, Amelia as a senior and Bess as a freshman…. 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 >

Matt Catanzarite carries his bike off of a greensboro city bus

Get on board

Matt Catanzarite takes the bus to UNCG most days. He knows what riders want and need. And, as part of UNCG’s Center for Geographic Information… Read More >

Juan Collazo walks around uncg bee hives.

Healing the underserved

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

Angel Gonzalez plays his horn in a dark Greensboro alleyway.

Raising the music bar

With hopes to be a music ambassador, Angel Gonzalez steps out of his element.

Image of the UNCG home page.

Dynamic new home page shows off UNCG of today

UNCG rolled out a new home page Monday, featuring a long-scroll concept that takes into consideration the way users interact with touch-screen and mobile devices…. Read More >

Dr. Huzefa Raja holds funji sample

Conquering a hidden kingdom

Scientists collaborate to explore the untapped potential of fungi.

What’s the big idea?

Tiny biomarkers may open a world of knowledge.