Monthly Archives: November 2019

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UNCG to hold Veterans Day celebration

UNC Greensboro will celebrate Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11, with various activities on campus starting at 10 a.m. From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the… Read More >

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Tickets available for 2019-20 UCLS

Single-event tickets are now on sale for UNC Greensboro’s University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS), featuring performances and lectures by a famed opera soprano, a… Read More >

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School of Music to kick off year with Collage concert

The UNC Greensboro School of Music is kicking off the new year with the 12th annual Collage concert on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at… Read More >

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Audra McDonald brings wisdom, music to UNCG

Audra McDonald, record-breaking winner of six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and the National Medal of Arts, brought more than her dazzling… Read More >

Celebrate healthy relationships Feb. 11-14

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love and relationships are on many people’s minds. The Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) at UNC Greensboro invites campus and the community… Read More >

Image of artist and alumnus Sharif Bey in his studio.

Alumnus art on display at Renwick Gallery

“All of it.” That was the curator’s answer when Sharif Bey MFA ’00 asked which of his works the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American… Read More >

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Student speaker to fellow graduates: ‘Don’t let fear stop you’

When UNC Greensboro MBA student Carrie Longnecker Hall was asked to be the student speaker at December’s Commencement ceremony, she was amazed and more than… Read More >

Strengthen relationships in 2019 with free online workshops

A new year is a great time for a fresh start in relationships. Maybe you need help understanding boundaries with friendships, a roommate, or at… Read More >

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Annual Veterans Day Celebration on campus this Friday

UNCG will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration this Friday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Maple Room of the Elliot… Read More >

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UNCG celebrates first-generation students

Freshman year is all about firsts: First time living away from home; first midterm exam; first roommate; and for some students, it’s the first time… Read More >

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Alan Alda talks empathy, communication at UNCG

UNC Greensboro students, faculty and staff received a master class in communication from storied actor, writer, director and master communicator Alan Alda Sept. 21. Over… Read More >

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UNCG holds events for mental health awareness

Earlier this month, hundreds of colorful pinwheels decorated the EUC lawn – 1,100 to be exact.* It’s a number symbolizing the 1,100 college students lost… Read More >

Alumnus shaking hand of student at the fall career fair.

UNCG to host Fall Career Fair Oct. 17

The Fall Career Fair was originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 13. Due to the potential affects of Hurricane Florence, the event has been rescheduled. This… Read More >

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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 >

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What’s free at the G

From free comedy shows to tutoring and transportation, there are tons of resources and events offered to Spartans at no extra charge. Here are a… Read More >

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Flights of fancy and Summer Solstice at the Weatherspoon Art Museum

It’s the longest day of the year, and the best evening for artistic fun at UNC Greensboro’s Weatherspoon Art Museum. Friday, June 22, 6 to… 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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A day at Piney Lake: Saturday opening celebration

What’s Piney Lake? Find out this Saturday, March 17th, when you can be among the first paddlers at the all-day reopening celebration. Free Spartan Chariots… Read More >

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UNCG hosts ‘God’s Trombones’ symposium

The song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is an anthem deeply woven within the fabric of American history. This week, UNC Greensboro shines a light… Read More >

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Prominent multimedia artist Sanford Biggers visits campus

UNC Greensboro’s Weatherspoon Art Museum (WAM) stands, as it always has, on the cutting edge of the contemporary art world. That is true not only… Read More >

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Rhiannon Giddens performs on campus, jams with students

Distinguished guest artists come to UNCG’s campus every semester, but for the 125th anniversary Founders Day concert, the music star was one of our own. Last… Read More >

Statue of Charles Duncan McIver on UNCG's campus

Fred Chappell writes 125th anniversary poem for campus community

UNCG emeritus professor and lauded poet Fred Chappell, who helped create the UNCG MFA in Creative Writing program, has now graced UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration… Read More >

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School of Music thrills thousands at 2017 Collage concert

More than 300 UNCG student musicians brought the musical traditions of the Atlantic Rim to North Carolina this month at the 10th annual Collage concert…. Read More >

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UNCG hosts college readiness camp for Latino high school students

Sixty-one Latino high school students from across the state traveled to Greensboro last week to take part in UNCG CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino… Read More >

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New students SOAR at orientation

More than 4,000 new Spartans will visit UNCG’s campus this summer for SOAR, the university’s undergraduate orientation program. The two-day orientation sessions kicked off last… Read More >

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Revisiting the Great War

On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I, an act that impacted the lives of millions and forever altered the course of… Read More >

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The world in your own backyard

This weekend, you can travel the world without leaving Greensboro. I-Fest, UNCG’s 34th annual international festival, is bringing Russia, Peru, India, Korea, Mexico and more… 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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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Caps, gowns and congratulations

Joy, laughter and a strong sense of accomplishment filled the Greensboro Coliseum this morning as approximately 1,689 Spartans turned their tassels at December Commencement. The university… Read More >

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UNCG to graduate more than 1,600 at December Commencement

More than 1,600 Spartans will turn their tassels at UNCG’s December Commencement on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. The university… 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 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 >

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

Moran Commons and Plaza dedication set for May 1

The dedication of the William E. Moran Commons and Plaza will be Wednesday, May 1, at 4 p.m. at the Fountain area, next to the… Read More >