Monthly Archives: April 2019

Catherine Johnson and collaborators stand inside a court room at the High Point Family Justice Center.

Pulling together to serve and protect families in need

This post originally appeared in UNCG Magazine. To read other stories about UNCG alumni making an impact, visit alumnimagazine.uncg.edu. It’s been five years since Catherine… Read More >

Photo of Jeff Bacon.

UNCG alum fights hunger and joblessness

“Feed your appetite. Nourish your community.” It’s the motto and driving philosophy of Providence in Winston-Salem, a family of programs of Second Harvest Food Bank… Read More >

UNCG employees raise more than $171,000 for charity

UNC Greensboro’s 2018 State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) raised more than $170,000 last year for charities across the community, state, and beyond. The campaign kicked… Read More >

Teacher wearing Moss Street Partnership School yellow shirt smiling at student.

The first day at Moss Street Partnership School

At 7:15 a.m. Monday morning, Moss Street Partnership School opened its doors wide to greet 420 children of Reidsville on their first day of school…. Read More >

Photo of a group of five female UNCG students cleaning up vegetation on the "Bio Cell" at the Greensboro Science Center

Spartans make an impact with service to the community

Spartans were spread across the City of Greensboro last weekend cleaning bikes, painting classrooms, removing invasive weeds and everything in between. Spartan Service Day, in… 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 >

Photo of students wearing mosquito nets holding a large tripod.

Students gain hands-on experience in interior architecture’s preservation field school

Restoring gravestones in an old fishing village on the Outer Banks of North Carolina – it’s not your typical classroom experience. But for 10 students… Read More >

Photo of people walking on the trail.

Hiking program provides relief for cancer survivors

The healing power of nature – it’s the premise of a program launched in 2016 by the Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation at UNC… Read More >

Dr. Emily Janke pointing at a white board in front of a small group of faculty and community members.

UNCG partners with community to improve health in Guilford County

The health and wellness of Guilford County residents is a top priority, thanks to a collaboration between UNC Greensboro, Cone Health and the Guilford County… Read More >

Children watch as Science Everywhere volunteer introduces them to a turtle.

Become a scientist at annual Science Everywhere festival

Scientific marvels are all around us – from our bodies to the uncovered wonders of outer space. On Saturday, April 21, from 12 to 4… Read More >

Photo of Domonique Edwards dancing

Dancing through life

Domonique Edwards is a scholar, a high-achiever, a researcher and a performer, and UNCG is the place where all those pieces were able to come… Read More >

Photo of kids with their parents looking through a microscope

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 >

Graduate Expo to showcase talent, hard work of UNCG graduate students

Have you ever wondered how your diet affects your viruses or how keeping a beat and early literacy are related? You can find out at… 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 >

Photo of the School of Education Building

UNCG to host unique conference for assistant principals

Assistant principals play a critical role in schools across the state, but there are very few professional development opportunities geared just toward them. That’s why… Read More >

UNC-TV: UNCG professor sheds light on Revolutionary War mysteries

Dr. Linda Stine, director of UNCG’s Applied Archeology Laboratory, is using ground-penetrating radar to uncover Revolutionary War mysteries in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park…. Read More >

Math + Mime = Fun

For many kids, abstract math concepts such as estimation, tiling and infinity can be tough to grasp. Add in a little mime, however, and those… 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 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 >