Monthly Archives: March 2019

Photo of Audra McDonald singing

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 >

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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 >

Fall aerial photo of campus

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 >

Students on exercise bikes at Kaplan Center.

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 >

An owl on a hotel bed, with feathers falling around him.

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 >

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 >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >

Photo of student standing and holding sign during May 2015 commencement

Spartans turn tassels

Spring 2015 Commencement — May 8, 2015

Philip Glass, April 14, at UNCG

Philip Glass, one of the most celebrated composers of the modern era, performs with violinist Timothy Fain Tuesday, April 14, at UNCG. The performance begins at… Read More >

10th Annual Threads Fashion Show set for March 21

On March 21, fashions created for Kate Middleton, Lupita Nyong’o and other big-name celebrities will take to the catwalk at the 10th annual Threads Fashion… Read More >

Flutist Ian Clarke with Inara Zandmane, piano, Feb. 6

Flutist-composer Ian Clarke is the featured artist for a weekend of exciting flute performances and classes at Carolina Flute Fest, held at the UNCG School… Read More >

Alumni Association names Spartans of Promise

The UNCG Alumni Association has created a new award for senior students. Ten seniors will receive inaugural Spartan of Promise awards Thursday, Oct. 30, at… Read More >

Alumni Association announces 2014 alumni awards

The UNCG Alumni Association has announced recipients of the university’s 2014 alumni awards. Alumni awards are given annually in four categories: Alumni Distinguished Service Awards,… Read More >

Margaret Maron Presents … Nancy Pickard, woman of mystery

Just in time for Halloween, the season of fright, homegrown mystery maven Margaret Maron heads to UNCG to introduce audiences to another successful woman mystery… Read More >

Two Marsalises, all that jazz, Sept. 12

Ellis Marsalis and his 37-year-old son Jason will join forces for a generation-crossing performance on Friday, Sept. 12, 8 p.m., in Aycock Auditorium. The show… Read More >

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UNCG Dance at National College Dance Festival at Kennedy Center

UNCG Dance is performing this week at the National College Dance Festival in Washington, D.C. This is UNCG’s second invitation to the festival. which takes… Read More >

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Focus on Piano Literature spotlights the Brothers Bach

The Brothers Bach, four musical sons of Baroque-era German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, take center stage at UNCG’s 18th Focus on Piano Literature conference. The… Read More >

Manning, Aiken honored with UNCG’s highest awards

She has made a difference for the arts and a wide array of nonprofit organizations. He has worked diligently to serve those experiencing homelessness. Both… Read More >

Ali interviewed by WUNC 91.5 about public elections

Dr. Omar Ali, associate professor in the African American Studies program, was interviewed by WUNC 91.5 regarding the rights of independent candidates and voters in… Read More >

UNCG alum to speak at commencement, Di Piazza interviewed

Dominick “Dom” Amendum ’01 was interviewed by the News & Record about his call to do this year’s graduation commencement speech, which involves talking about… Read More >

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It’s not too late to get involved in Heart Walk at UNCG

UNCG has already raised $4,335 toward its goal of $7,000. That’s more than halfway. And it’s not too late to get involved in the walk…. Read More >

Everything two for a dollar, at Cram & Scram May 31

As they left their residence halls last week, UNCG students filled the Cram and Scram donation bins with usable items they no longer needed —… Read More >

Photo of Matthew Moss, Class of 2013, and Gayle Hicks Fripp, Class of 1963 ringing the bell

Ring that bell, a resounding part of UNCG’s heritage

The university bell will sound at commencement. Anne Prince Cuddy, Class of ‘64, and Lindsay Ives, Class of ‘14, will perform the honors. The old… Read More >

Spartan Legislative Network event planned for May 14

The second annual North Carolina General Assembly reception on May 14 will give alumni and friends of UNCG a chance to make connections, share information… Read More >

Michael Parker’s new book reviewed by Citizen Times

Michael Parker, professor in the Department of English, wrote a new book entitled All I Have in This World that was reviewed by the Citizen Times…. Read More >

Nancy Rubins art exhibit at Weatherspoon Art Museum

Internationally-known artist Nancy Rubins will be showing her art in an exhibit at the Weatherspoon Art Museum until May 4, as reported by the Winston-Salem… Read More >

UNCG men’s golf bound for NCAA Tournament

For the first time in program history, the UNCG men’s golf team is headed to the NCAA Tournament as the Spartans received an at-large berth… Read More >

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First UNCG graduates give more than $700,000 gift at 50th reunion

They were the first class to graduate with diplomas from “The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.” The 1960s were a time of many changes…. Read More >

Robert Brown, of the North Carolina Railroad gives UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady a plaque to honor the partnership that it took to build the pedestrian underpass and plaza.

A spirited salute for Spartan Village

The students of the UNCG pep band led the way, bright gold horns sounding under a Spartan gold sun. The event? UNCG’s dedication of the… Read More >

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A legacy: UNCG celebrates acclaimed poet Randall Jarrell during symposium

UNCG’s most well-known figure in its storied history? That’s likely Randall Jarrell. A UNCG professor from 1947 until his death in 1967, the acclaimed poet,… Read More >

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Spartan Village dedication April 24 signals new phase of campus life

Chancellor Linda P. Brady invites the entire UNCG community to join her April 24, as the university begins a new phase of campus life. A… Read More >

Students: Go footloose at Spartathon April 26

Students, put on your sneaks and let loose before final exams with a night of dancing. And raise money to fight childhood cancers. Spartathon, a… Read More >

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Be part of UNCG’s Earth Day, at Sustainability Scholarship Fair

The spring 2014 Sustainability Scholarship Fair will be held on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, noon-4 p.m., in the foyer of the Music Building and… Read More >

Annual gathering to honor leaders in biotechnology

Triad BioNight, a premier event for our region’s biotechnology community, takes place Wednesday, May 21, at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. The biannual gathering… Read More >

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UNCG’s Jazz Festival will feature Nash, Gardner

UNCG’s Miles Davis Jazz Festival 2014 will feature student arrangements of Blue Note music, a seminal jazz record company. The festival, at 8 p.m. Thursday,… Read More >

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Help welcome new Spartans to UNCG through SOAR

The Office of New Student & Spartan Family Programs is looking for 2014 SOAR volunteers to help welcome new students and their families during the… Read More >

UNCG Threads designers dazzle with ‘7 Deadly Sins’ show

Fashion designers from THREADS, the student organization of the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies, descended on downtown Greensboro April 5 to present their 9th annual fashion show, “The Seven Deadly Sins.”

Owner of Zaki Oriental Rugs to speak April 16

Zaki Khalifa, owner of Zaki Oriental Rugs on South Main St. in High Point, will share his personal story about how his business has grown… Read More >

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Don’t miss UNCG Elliott Lectures: “Civil Society and Social Justice”

The 2014 Harriet Elliott Lectures at UNCG will focus on “Civil Society and Social Justice,” Tuesday through Thursday, April 8-10, with lawyer and filmmaker Dawn… Read More >

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New gateway to campus from Spartan Village opens, celebration planned

A bicyclist made his way from Spartan Village, crossed Lee Street – and on a bright spring morning became one of the first students to… Read More >

A UNCG Model walks down the runway as others watch the fashion show.

UNCG THREADS fashion show April 5

THREADS, the student organization for the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies, will present their 9th annual fashion show, “The Seven Deadly Sins,” April… Read More >

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Daedalus Quartet, “exceptionally refined young ensemble,” to perform April 7

They’ve been called “an exceptionally refined young ensemble with a translucent sound” by The New Yorker, with playing of “such security, technical finish, interpretive unity… Read More >

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Symposium on Community-Engaged Design kicks off this week

The 2014 Novem Mason Symposium on Community-Engaged Design kicked off at 7 p.m. April 2 with a screening of the Emmy award-winning documentary “Journey of… Read More >

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Help fight hunger at last chance ‘Empty Bowls’ sale April 8

Have you purchased your bowl yet? Or would you like another to add to your set? The last chance this year to get an “Empty… Read More >

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Spartan Hour Tuesdays: Here come the food trucks!

UNCG Dining Services and CAP are collaborating once again to bring local food trucks for UNCG faculty, staff and students. The trucks will be on… Read More >

Photo from recent gathering courtesy UNCG Ukes.

At UNCG, ‘Ukulele for Two’ plus ukulele for all

Pass by Room 110 in the UNCG Music Building on a Thursday evening, you’ll hear an unmistakable sound. Ukuleles. Lots of them. It’s called UNCG… Read More >

Greensboro Dance Film Festival set for April 4

Robin Gee and Duane Cyrus, both associate dance professors at UNCG, will present the Greensboro Dance Film Festival, Friday, April 4, 2014, at 7 p.m. in… Read More >

Annual conference teaches artists entrepreneurship

Sometimes it’s hard for an artist to make a living off his or her work. Artists from around the region, whether aspiring or experienced, can… Read More >

UNCG serves up food for thought and palate

In case you missed it, the Atlantic World Foodways conference was an academic event you could sink your teeth into. And several people did. John… Read More >

Carolina Film and Video Festival celebrates 36th year

UNCG’s Carolina Film and Video Festival (CFVF), in its 36th year, is the longest-running student-run film festival in North Carolina. This year’s festival widens its… Read More >

Acclaimed sculptor’s work at Weatherspoon quite the project

An exhibition by acclaimed sculptor Nancy Rubins at the Weatherspoon Art Museum runs through May 4. Don’t miss it! Titled “Nancy Rubins: Drawing, Sculpture, Studies,”… Read More >

Faithful Theatre adaptation serves Jane (Austen) up plain

Jane Austen’s novels have seen a renaissance in recent years, with a flood of adaptations, some, like the Bridget Jones movies, only loosely based on… Read More >

Live from New York: May commencement speaker

He may not be directing the music but Dom Amendum, a 2001 graduate of the School of Music, will deliver the commencement address at UNCG’s… Read More >

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Nobel laureate in physics to speak on history of universe

Nobel Laureate Dr. John C. Mather of the Goddard Space Flight Center will speak on “The History of the Universe from Beginning to End” at… Read More >

Innovations unites domestic violence researchers, practitioners

Rates of domestic and sexual violence remain high—locally, across North Carolina, and throughout the United States. The local impact was especially high in 2013, with… Read More >

Black History Month events scheduled at UNCG

UNCG will honor the contributions of African Americans during events commemorating Black History Month in February. All events are open to the public at no… Read More >

Jam to the music at Spartan Trader

Come enjoy some music at UNCG’s Spartan Trader. The student-run consignment shop provides a way for UNCG students, faculty and staff to sell their hand-made… Read More >

From survival to success: a critical conference for artists, creative professionals

The focus is on the business of art. The idea is that more artists will succeed if they have business skills, knowledge, resources and contacts…. Read More >

UNCG alumni, faculty and staff cheer on the men's basketball team

Hoops hoopla: Spartan men ready for SoCon season

The Spartans finished 2013 by taking on three ACC teams. They defeated Virginia Tech at Blacksburg, coming from behind to win by three. It was… Read More >

Grio’s Jeff Johnson to deliver MLK address Jan. 23

Jeff Johnson — award-winning investigative journalist, social activist, political commentator and author — will deliver the keynote speech at the 2014 UNCG-NC A&T Martin Luther… Read More >

UNCG's Bob Wineburg, left, and Rev. Odell Cleveland, right, laugh as they sit in Wineburg's office.

UNCG’s health outreach partnership makes front-page news

Organizers of the recent Healthcare Faith Community Summit in Greensboro, including Bob Wineburg, professor of social work and director of community-engaged scholarship for UNCG’s School… Read More >

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UNCG Athletics’ first GCS Education Day is a slam dunk

A social media recap of the 75-70 win over Claflin during the Guilford County Schools Day at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. #letsgoG

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Public History students bring “GTMO” to civil rights museum

What comes to mind when you hear “Guantánamo”? A prison? A military base? What about a place of refuge? Or your home? Public History master’s… Read More >

Greensboro continues to benefit from Betty Cone’s energy

UNCG alumna Betty Cone ’62 continues to contribute to the things that make Greensboro special, and one of them is this year’s Festival of Lights,… Read More >

News 2 spotlights luminaires

WFMY News 2 ran a segment on UNCG’s traditional luminaire ceremony. Luminaires are lit each winter as students prepare for final exams.

UNCG student celebrate during the May 2012 UNCG Commence ment Ceremony. An African-American male student holds up a banner reading "You should be here."

About 1,800 degrees to be awarded Dec. 13

UNCG will award more than 1,800 degrees Dec. 13 during the university’s winter commencement. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. Dr…. Read More >

Action photo from UNCG men's basketball game

Here’s the ticket: UNCG vs. N.C. State holiday package

The UNCG Athletics Ticket Office is offering a limited-time holiday ticket package for the Spartans men’s basketball game on Monday, Dec. 30, against N.C. State… Read More >

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UNCG Interior Architecture to be featured at Festival of Lights

Stop in at the old Silver’s Building during Greensboro’s Festival of Lights celebration Dec. 6 and see the work of UNCG Interior Architecture students. It’s… Read More >

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Playing Telephone, making art at UNCG

It was like the game Telephone Pictionary. Only now can UNCG participants see how the “game” turned out. And you can, too. The exhibition “The… Read More >

Chelimo, Katam to compete in NCAA Championship race

Update: Chelimo placed 82nd in Saturday’s race, from a field of 253 runners, with a time of 31:10.0. Katam finished 122nd with a time of… Read More >

Isner takes on Roddick at UNCG charity tennis match

America’s No. 1 tennis player, John Isner, will play former World No. 1 Andy Roddick in an exhibition match in Fleming Gym. The Ebix Charity… Read More >

Sociology department raises money for Interactive Resource Center

UNCG’s Department of Sociology raised $1,506 during a raffle to support Greensboro’s Interactive Resource Center, the News & Record reported. This raffle was part of… Read More >

Hoover interviewed about Art in Odd Places event

Harriet Hoover, drawing instructor in the Art Department, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding Art in Odd Places, a New York-based festival in… Read More >

Wineburg interviewed about Greensboro faith summit

Dr. Bob Wineburg, professor in the Department of Social Work, was interviewed by the News & Record about the Greensboro faith summit that he helped… Read More >

Eden interviewed by YES! Weekly about Art in Odd Places

Xandra Eden, exhibitions coordinator at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, was interviewed by YES! Weekly about bringing Art in Odd Places to downtown Greensboro. Art in… Read More >

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Take a Roman holiday, at UNCG

2013 Classics Day at UNCG is a multi-event festival celebrating a range of interesting aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity. The event will take place 10:30 a.m.-3:30… Read More >

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Pixar veteran Bill Cone to speak at UNCG Nov. 14

If you’ve enjoyed such Pixar films as “Toy Story,” “Cars” and “A Bug’s Life,” you’ve seen the work of Bill Cone. This week you can… Read More >

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UNCG men’s basketball kicks off season with pregame tailgate

UNCG’s first men’s basketball game Nov. 8 will be one of the biggest. Prior to the 7 p.m. game against High Point University at the… Read More >

North Carolina Dance Festival opens at UNCG

The NC Dance Festival opens its 23rd season Nov. 1 -2 at 8 PM with a different show each night in Aycock Auditorium, as reported… Read More >

“Grandfather of restorative justice” to speak at UNCG Oct. 30

Widely known as “the grandfather of restorative justice,” Dr. Howard Zehr will visit UNCG’s campus this week to discuss restorative justice, an approach that considers… Read More >

Railroad underpass from Spartan Village to be completed in December

Students living in Spartan Village soon will be able to walk to and from campus through a new tunnel constructed under the railroad corridor. With… Read More >

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EUC Box Office to close

The Box Office in UNCG’s Elliott University Center will close due to budget cuts. The last day of business will be Friday, Oct. 25. The… Read More >

Founder of RSVP Communications to speak at UNCG

Judy Miller, owner and founder RSVP Communications, will share how she built a thriving Greensboro-based business at the next Entrepreneurial Journeys program at UNCG on… Read More >

Wild about Charlie! UNCG celebrates Founders Day

UNCG celebrated Founders Day Monday, Oct. 7, with a bagpipe-punctuated procession from Elliott University Center to the statue of Charles Duncan McIver, the university’s first president. UNCG opened as the State Normal and Industrial School on Oct. 5, 1892.

UNCG to Observe Founders Day Oct. 7

History and tradition will be observed at UNCG during Founders Day festivities on Monday, Oct. 7, including a procession – with bagpipes – from Elliott… Read More >

Brown-Jeffy will present at CACE conference

Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, will be presenting at the 23rd Annual Conference on African American Culture and Experience (CACE),… Read More >

Wren interviewed by YES! Weekly about Spamalot

Jim Wren, an associate professor in the UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance, was interviewed by YES! Weekly regarding the UNCG production of Spamalot. Spamalot,… Read More >

McCorkle reads from ‘Life After Life’ Oct. 29

Writer Jill McCorkle visits UNCG Tuesday, Oct. 29, to read from her latest novel, “Life After Life.” McCorkle’s reading begins at 4 p.m. in the… Read More >

Dr. Maya Angelou spoke at UNCG

Dr. Maya Angelou spoke at UNCG Saturday, Sept. 14, WFMY News 2 reported. Angelou, who has published more than 30 bestsellers and won the Presidential… Read More >

Portrait of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou holds court in Aycock Auditorium

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JSNN conference to focus on nano applications & opportunities

Several hundred people will gather later this month at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) for a conference featuring experts from industry, government… Read More >

UNCG plans events to remember 9/11

UNCG will commemorate 9/11 on Wednesday with several special events planned throughout the day for students, faculty and staff. “Patriot Day: UNCG Remembers and Reflects”… Read More >

Founder of Anomaly Squared to speak at UNCG on Sept. 18

Jerry Wass, founder and president of Anomaly Squared, will share his personal story about how he has built a thriving Greensboro-based business at the next… Read More >

UNCG seeks student teams for social entrepreneurship competition

The North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG is seeking undergraduate and graduate student teams to compete in the 2014 UNC Social Entrepreneurship Conference in February…. Read More >

Business idea contest features $1,000 top prize

Some enterprising college student in Greensboro is going to earn $1,000 in two minutes this fall. The N.C. Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG is sponsoring… Read More >

Photo of the UNCG Wind Ensemble by Brad McMillan

Music free for all!

This announcement will be music to your ears. Free, wonderful music that is. The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance has announced that admission… Read More >

Storyteller, musician Bill Harley performs Sept. 9

Bill Harley, a two-time Grammy Award-winning storyteller and musician, will perform at UNCG on Monday, Sept. 9. Harley’s performance, free and open to the public,… Read More >

News & Record reports University Performing Arts Series lineup

The News & Record reported the lineup for the 2013-14 University Performing Arts Series, which features events ranging from literature and hip-hop to bluegrass and… Read More >

Spartans kick off UNCG’s 122nd year in style

The UNCG community marked the start of the 2013-14 academic year with bagpipes, flowers and festivities, reminding students of the rich history of the university and the promise of new beginnings.

UNCG kicks off partnership with Well•Spring

Suffice it to say this was no ordinary college fair. Prospective students enjoyed wine and cheese to the sounds of a live cellist as they… Read More >

Time to rawk and roll

More than 2,500 freshmen will immerse themselves in the UNCG experience this month. And lots of upperclassmen will help ensure these students get their college… Read More >

Lacks family speaks to students

The granddaughter and daughter-in-law of the late Henrietta Lacks, a poor African-American woman whose cells were used in medical research unbeknownst to her or her… Read More >

Duane Cyrus referenced by WFDD regarding dance gala

Duane Cyrus, associate professor in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, was referenced by WFDD regarding his work as the artistic director of Cyrus Art… Read More >

Ryan, Brady interviewed about nanomanufacturing consortium

Dr. James Ryan, the founding dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering or JSNN, and Linda P. Brady, UNCG’s chancellor, were interviewed by the News… Read More >

Campers rehearse in a beginner band class during the first week of UNCG's Summer Music Camp, 2012.

Sounds of summer

Enjoy the sounds of the young musicians attending the 2013 UNCG Summer Music Camp. The public is welcome at Friday night concerts by the campers… Read More >

Lalenja Harrington smiles as she works with a Beyond Academics student.

Lifting every voice

She found herself in the spotlight. Now she helps others find their place in the sun.

Theater 232 presenting late-night play, “Judith of Bethulia”

Theater 232, a collaboration between Triad Stage and UNCG, is presenting  “Judith of Bethulia,” a salacious late-night play, reports the News & Record. The raunchy,… Read More >

NanoManufacturing conference will be held this fall by JSNN

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JSNN) will host a NanoManufacturing conference entitled “NanoManufacturing 2013: Applications and Opportunities” this fall, as reported by…. Read More >

UNCG runners Chelimo and Katam interviewed about NCAA prizes

UNCG runners Paul Chelimo and Paul Katam were interviewed by the News & Record regarding matching second-place finishes in the NCAA track and field championships… Read More >

Ann Dils interviewed by N&R about Girls Incorporated

Ann Dils, director of The Women’s and Gender Studies program at UNCG, was interviewed by the News & Record about Girls Incorporated of Guilford County,… Read More >

Ferris, UNCG graduate, curates photography exhibit at Weatherspoon

Alison Ferris, a 1985 graduate of UNCG, was interviewed by the News & Record regarding her traveling photography exhibit, “The Kids Are All Right: An… Read More >

Chelimo interviewed about second place finish in NCAA 5,000 meters

UNCG runner Paul Chelimo  was interviewed by the News & Record regarding his second place finish in the men’s 5,000-meter final at the NCAA Outdoor… Read More >

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Katam, Chelimo place second at National Championships

Paul Katam and Paul Chelimo flew into Eugene, Ore., as regional champions. They flew out as national runners-up – and First-Team All Americans. The Spartans,… Read More >

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JSNN conference to focus on nano applications

Several hundred people are expected to gather this fall at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) for a conference featuring experts from industry,… Read More >

Spartones to partner with North Davidson High, newspaper reports

The spring choral program at North Davidson High School will offer something a little different this year – music by the UNCG Spartones, a male… Read More >

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At UNCG’s Fountain, ‘tribute to a bold leader’ draws quite a crowd

Bill Moran had a front row view as chancellor when the Dining Hall was renovated and the Fountain was built, a quarter century ago. Earlier… Read More >

Professor John Salmon poses beside a piano

UNCG’s Salmon joins jazz luminaries in the Big Apple

It was a rare gathering. Paul Winter, Branford Marsalis, Bill Charlap, Roy Hargrove, Tony Bennett and lots more jazz greats, all joining in a celebration… Read More >

UNCG’s Cuda appears on NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show”

Anthony Cuda, an assistant professor of English at UNCG, appeared on the nationally-broadcast NPR program, “The Diane Rehm Show,” on April 24 as part of… 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 >

Elizabeth Withers Stroud listens as others share memories.

1963 African American graduates share memories

Elizabeth Withers Stroud graduated in 1963. When she left, she left her yearbook and her degree behind, she said. “It was not an experience I… Read More >

Chancellor Brady presents award to Dr. Chiaki Takagi.

‘Extraordinary contributions’ cited at Faculty & Staff Excellence Awards

“Inspirational stories will be heard,” Chancellor Linda P. Brady said in previewing the 2013 UNCG Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards ceremony held recently in EUC… Read More >

A group of students surround a scientist from the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.

Guilford students get a glimpse of what scientists do at JSNN

About 255 Guilford County students in grades 3-12 converged on the Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) on Thursday afternoon, April 11, to see… Read More >

Woman in wheel chair gets hug from Dr. Cornel West.

SEWSA conference expected to draw hundreds to UNCG

Several hundred people will gather on the campus of UNCG April 18-20 for “Outrage!: Discourses, Practices, and Politics of Protest and Social Transformation,” the 2013… Read More >

Museum event to explore role of Woman’s College alum in Woolworth sit-ins

Marilyn Lott, a Woman’s College student during the Civil Rights Movement who participated in the famous Woolworth sit-ins in Greensboro, will join UNCG professor and… Read More >

Cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch speaking at UNCG

Michael Wesch, cultural anthropologist and associate professor at Kansas State University, spoke at UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium April 8, reported Fox 8 WGHP and the News… Read More >

JSNN Innovation Seminar: lessons from the inventor of Super Glue

Dr. Vincent Edgar Paul will share the philosophies of the inventor of Super Glue at a Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology seminar  Friday, April… Read More >

Founder of nationally recognized marketing firm to speak at UNCG

Randy Goins, founder and president of TriMark Solutions, will share his story of growing a digital marketing and web design firm into a thriving business… Read More >

School of Music, Theatre and Dance goes Live!

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance has gone Live! The new SMTD Live! streaming service brings the music to you, wherever you are. This… Read More >

UNCG to host YouTube phenom Michael Wesch

Dubbed “The Explainer” by Wired magazine, YouTube phenom Dr. Michael Wesch is a cultural anthropologist exploring the effects of new media on society and culture…. Read More >

Perko pens children’s book with anti-bullying message

Dr. Mike Perko’s 20 years researching kids’ decisions and how those decisions impact their health — coupled with his seven years of experience as a dad… Read More >

Anderson will receive honorary degree, deliver commencement speech

Dr. Norman Anderson, CEO of the American Psychological Association, distinguished scientist and graduate of UNCG’s master’s and doctoral programs in clinical psychology, will receive an… Read More >

Photo exhibit sheds light on life of refugees

On Saturday, March 30, the UNCG Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) will host the photo exhibit One Summer in Damak: Glimpses of Life in… Read More >

THREADS presents student-run fashion show April 5

THREADS, the student organization for the Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies, will present their 8th annual fashion show, “The Four Elements,” April 5… Read More >

Lectures focus on health care in the 21st century

UNCG’s Harriet Elliott Lecture Series will explore the challenges and opportunities of offering quality health care during a series of events Tuesday, April 2. The… Read More >

Summit on students with disabilities honors Rep. Insko

The 2nd North Carolina Postsecondary Education (PSE) Capacity-Building Summit – Leading the Way – will convene March 11-12 at UNCG to discuss inclusive education for… Read More >

Leading activist to speak on women’s human rights globally

Charlotte Bunch, founding director and senior scholar at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, will present this year’s Duncan Women’s History Month… Read More >

Founder of 2nd-fastest growing Triad firm to speak at UNCG

Dan Hood, founder and president of HICAPS Inc., a multi-faceted construction management, telecommunications and building diagnostics firm, will share his company’s story at the North… Read More >

At Gatewood: What a design we weave

UNCG’s Claudia Aguilera, an Interior Architecture master’s student from El Salvador on a Fulbright Scholarship, installed her thesis exhibition “Decoding Crafts” this week at UNCG’s… Read More >

The Late, Great Bach. How late? 10 p.m.

These special Friday night sessions in the UNCG Music Building Organ Hall are called “The Late, Great Bach.” Yes, it’s genuinely Bach. It’s great. And… Read More >

Last of “New Voyages” conferences coming to UNCG

UNCG will host the final conference in a statewide series titled “New Voyages to Carolina,” which will bring a number of prominent scholars who study… Read More >

UNCG plans events to mark Black History Month

UNCG will honor the contributions of African Americans in history, culture and industry during events commemorating Black History Month. All events are open to the… Read More >

Large crowd expected at arts conference for entrepreneurs

UNCG is gearing up for its fourth annual Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts Conference, which helps artists learn how to make a living from their… Read More >

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

Hub of student activity named for former chancellor William E. Moran

When the fences around the Dining Hall, Fountain and Plaza come down later this fall, those areas will have a new look and a new… Read More >

Weatherspoon introduces Think Tank Thursdays

Thrift stores and auction houses? Giant pandas and Facebook? “Think Tank Thursdays,” a new program hosted by Weatherspoon Art Museum, will help visitors explore what those seemingly… Read More >

LF USA CEO delivers CARS symposium keynote address Oct. 3

Rick Darling, CEO of  global supply-chain company Li & Fung USA, will give the keynote address at the Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies… Read More >

‘Pinafore,’ ‘Pirates of Penzance’ on stage June 14-16

Greensboro Light Opera and Song, a summer enrichment program for young artists run by UNCG Opera, will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operas “The Pirates… Read More >

Theatre 232 announces 2012 summer festival lineup

Theatre 232, the collaborative summer theatre festival run by UNCG Theatre and Triad Stage, will produce three shows for its 2012 summer lineup. Tickets for… Read More >

Physics and Astronomy hosts Venus transit viewing June 5

UNCG’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is offering a front-row seat to a once-in-a-lifetime event: the planet Venus passing between the Earth and the sun…. Read More >

‘Cram and Scram’ sale set for June 2

Bargain hunters with spare change and a little patience could be richly rewarded at UNCG’s Cram and Scram rummage sale June 2. Clothing, decorations, electronics,… Read More >

Senior dance majors present thesis concert April 20-21

Graduating seniors in UNCG’s Department of Dance will present original choreography in the annual thesis concert April 20-21. General admission tickets to the concerts three… Read More >

UNCG celebrates Earth Day April 19 with slate of events

Dozens of campus organizations and community groups will celebrate Earth Day 2012 at UNCG Thursday, April 19. Earth Day festivities, which are free and open… Read More >

Dance department presents Spring Concert April 13-14

UNCG faculty and students from the Department of Dance will team up to present the annual Spring Dance Concert April 13-14 in the UNCG Dance… Read More >

Events planned to mark Women’s History Month

UNCG will celebrate the myriad contributions and influences of women in America with special programming. The events, which span February and March, are open to… Read More >

Events planned to mark Black History Month

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will celebrate the legacy, history and heritage of African Americans during Black History Month with special programming. All… Read More >

Fun and games

UNCG’s 2011 Homecoming combines the fun of Spartan Village, music by Big Bang Boom, Mr. Potato Head and Brice Street Band, and men’s soccer vs. Gardner-Webb.

Spend an Evening with Margaret Maron Sept. 19

She’s a North Carolina native and an award-winning mystery writer. UNCG’s Jackson Library will host Margaret Maron at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 for the first… Read More >

New UNCG Doctoral Program Gets New Director

By Sean Olson, University Relations Cowling heads the nursing PhD program. UNCG has named a leader for one of its newest doctoral programs. Dr. Richard… Read More >

UNCG Golf Event will Benefit Breast Cancer, Scholarships Sept. 18-19

By Sean Olson, University Relations Golf will shine a bright light on women’s health as part of a new initiative at UNCG. Officials at the… Read More >

UNCG Hosts NC Dance Festival Sept. 8-10

By Sean Olson, University Relations The alban elved dance group will perform Sept. 10 as part of the 15th annual NC Dance Festival. UNCG will… Read More >

Tavis Smiley Begins UNCG Concert/Lecture Series Sept. 10

By Sean Olson, University Relations He’s a political commentator, a radio personality, a talk show host and a journalist. The University of North Carolina at… Read More >

Travis Mulhauser Fiction Reading, UNCG Sept. 8

By Sean Olson, University Relations Mulhauser will read at UNCG Sept 8. An alumnus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will bring greetings… Read More >

UNCG Welcomes Nasty Girl for Human Rights Week Sept. 14

By Sean Olson, University Relations Rosmus, the subject of the film “The Nasty Girl,” will speak at UNCG as part of Human Rights Week on… Read More >

Exhibit a Present from UNCG’s Past

The UNCG University Archives was established in 1942 on the 50th anniversary of the institution’s opening. Originally called the College Collection, it contains millions of… Read More >

Bryan School MBAs to Run Wild at Zoo Aug. 20

By Sean Olson, University Relations Things are usually hectic at the beginning of the school year, but things are about to get even wilder when… Read More >

Artist Faculty Chamber Series to Open with Dickieson Tribute

By Tiffany Edwards University Relations George Dickieson The School of Music will pay tribute to George Dickieson, the late founder of its instrumental music program,… Read More >

Keith Morris Fiction Reading Aug. 25

By Sean Olson, University Relations Keith Morris will read at 8 p.m. Aug. 25. UNCG will welcome a new voice in fiction with a reading… Read More >

Dance Department Announces Fall 2005 Season

By Sean Olson, University Relations Duane Cyrus UNCG Department of Dance’s fall 2005 season will include pieces by faculty members John Gamble and Jan Van… Read More >

Open House Marks Stone Renovation Aug. 10

The public is invited to attend an open house for the renovated wing of the Mary Frances Stone Building from 4-6 p.m. Aug. 10. Tours… Read More >

University Welcomes New Department Chair Gwendolyn S. O’Neal

UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies has a new chair: Dr. Gwendolyn S. O’Neal. The Franklin County native has been a professor and… Read More >

Fall Fiction and Poetry Readings at UNCG

By Sean Olson, University Relations   Novelist and faculty member Micheael Parker will read Sept. 21   UNCG’s MFA Creative Writing Program has announced its… Read More >

Fall Kickoff Carnival Aug. 15 Opens Academic Year at UNCG

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Students enjoy Fall Kickoff near the statue of founder Charles McIver. The 20th annual Fall Kickoff carnival will be held… Read More >

UNCG Students Return Aug. 10-14, Classes Begin Aug. 15

By Sean Olson, University Relations   Whether you call it rockin’ or rawkin’, UNCG will welcome new and returning students with an exciting Welcome Week… Read More >

Summer Rep Revival Begins 2005-06 Theatre Season

UNCG Theatre will revive a favorite from its Summer Rep lineup, “The Shape of Things” by Neil LaBute, at 7 p.m. Aug. 18 and 8… Read More >

Market Street Brass Gives Greensboro Preview of China Tour

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Members of Market Street Brass include (from left to right): Dr. Jack Masarie, Virginia Keast, Dr. Edward Bach, Dr. Randy… Read More >

A+ Schools Program Holds Statewide Conference Aug. 4-5

The A+ Schools Program, a reform that integrates the arts into all subjects, will hold its annual statewide conference and celebrate its 10th anniversary Aug…. Read More >

Tavis Smiley, Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band Headline 2005-06 Concert/Lecture Series

By Sean Olson, University Relations SFlamenco Carlota Santana will perform February 24 as part of UC/LS 2005-06. From the ethnic sounds of the Yiddishe Cup… Read More >

Xandra Eden Named Weatherspoon’s Curator of Exhibitions

The Weatherspoon Art Museum has hired Xandra Eden as curator of exhibitions. Eden replaces Ron Platt. She will focus on contemporary art programming – including… Read More >

Hummel Named Director of Housing and Residence Life at UNCG

By Sean Olson, University Relations Mary Hummel UNCG has named Mary L. Hummel director of housing and residence life, effective July 11. Since 1997, Hummel… Read More >

UNCG Uses National Models, Meets National Needs with New Doctorate Program

By Sean Olson, University Relations Recognizing a shortage of highly trained public health professionals, The University of North Carolina will begin offering a doctor of… Read More >

Sixty Years, and UNCG Remembers

In honor of the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, UNCG presents “Women and War: Woman’s College During World War II” through… Read More >

Children’s Play Wraps up Season at Summer Rep

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Lauren Meeks, Joe Morrissey and Ginny Lee star in “Here There Be Dragons.” Attention summer camp coordinators and families with… Read More >

Third Play of the Season Starts June 15 at UNCG Summer Rep

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Emily Vitrano and Chadwick Hubbard star in “The Shape of Things.” Neil LaBute’s play “The Shape of Things” follows the… Read More >

The Country Club’ Begins June 8 at Summer Rep

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations Douglas Carter Beane’s “The Country Club” provides a fresh, comic look at a wealthy, cliquish group of friends stuck in… Read More >

School of Education Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations The School of Education honored four outstanding alumni at its fourth-annual Distinguished Alumni Awards May 13: • James Merrill ’91… Read More >

Professor Receives Social Work Award

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations The N.C. Piedmont District of the National Association of Social Workers has named Dr. John Rife its Social Worker of… Read More >

Bryan School Students Outscore Peers on National Test

By Sean Olson, University Relations Business students at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro broke into the top quintile of test takers in a… Read More >

College Bound Sisters Receives Accolade for Successes

By Sean Olson, University Relations Two years ago, a program at UNCG, College Bound Sisters, was slated for closure. Despite racking up regional, national and… Read More >

College Bound Sisters Receives Accolade for Successes

By Sean Olson, University Relations Two years ago, a program at UNCG, College Bound Sisters, was slated for closure. Despite racking up regional, national and… Read More >

The Drama Begins at UNCG Summer Rep June 1 to 25

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations UNCG’s Summer Repertory Theatre will span children and adult theatre with four plays in four weeks. Summer Rep will transform… Read More >

The Drama Begins at UNCG Summer Rep June 1 to 25

By Kimberly Hardin, University Relations UNCG’s Summer Repertory Theatre will span children and adult theatre with four plays in four weeks. Summer Rep will transform… Read More >

Teaching Awards Given at Year-End

Faculty members at UNCG have received awards for teaching excellence for the 2005-06 year. The winners each received a $1,000 prize during events in April,… Read More >

Kicking Open Doors: Muriel Siebert Hails Class of 2005

By Sean Olson, University Relations Muriel Siebert has experience with closed doors. In 1967, she became the first woman to own a seat on the… Read More >

Fadial-Vanderborgh Duo Performs in France

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Dr. John Fadial, associate professor of violin at UNCG, and Beth Vanderborgh, principal cellist with the Greensboro Symphony, will travel… Read More >

Jazz Ensemble Receives National Recognition for ‘Live with Dewey Redman’

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations The UNCG Jazz Ensemble has recently received national recognition for its 2004 recording, “Live with Dewey Redman.” The CD was… Read More >

UNCG Bryan School Class Presents Gift

By Sean Olson, University Relations Ten years ago, the courtyard of the Bryan School of Business and Economics was a barren stretch of dry and… Read More >

Online Degree Program Named Tops in State

The online Master of Arts degree in Liberal Studies has been named the state’s top university-level distance learning initiative for 2004-05 by an association devoted… Read More >

UNCG Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Inducts 35

Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most honored of all college honorary societies, inducted 35 UNCG students recently. The students were elected to Phi Beta… Read More >

UNCG Students Invest Real Money for Real Returns

By Sean Olson, University Relations About 20 years ago, businessman Mike Weaver donated a fund to the Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNCG…. Read More >

UNCG to Present Distinguished Service Awards May 14

By Sean Olson, University Relations UNCG will give Patricia S. Rothrock and Ellen Strawbridge Yarborough the 2005 Alumni Distinguished Service Awards in recognition of the… Read More >

Alumni, Students and Professors Receive Counseling Honors

Seven faculty members, seven graduate students and 33 alumni from the Department of Counseling and Educational Development made 55 presentations at the American Counseling Association… Read More >

Melvin, Spears to Receive UNCG’s Top Service Awards

E.S. (Jim) Melvin and Shirley Anne Pierce Spears will receive the university’s top awards for service on Thursday, April 28. Melvin will receive the Charles… Read More >

Theatre Presents ‘Lovers and Executioners’ April 27-May 1

Hearts pound, bosoms heave and occasionally a bodice gets ripped in “Lovers and Executioners,” a dramatic comedy about love and marriage performed by UNCG Theatre… Read More >

UNCG Dance Senior Concert II April 29 and 30

By Sean Olson, University Relations Seniors from the UNCG Department of Dance will culminate their undergraduate dance careers with some serious dance. Senior Concert II,… Read More >

NEWS ALERT: Lou Rawls Saturday Performance Cancelled

By Sean Olson, University Relations The Lou Rawls performance scheduled for Saturday, April 16 at UNCG has been cancelled. Rawls, who was scheduled to perform… Read More >

Bell Tower Dedication Slated for Friday

UNCG will dedicate a new campus landmark, the Nicholas A. Vacc Bell Tower, at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 15. The 47-foot brick tower at Spring… Read More >

Theatre Presents ‘Talking With’ April 15-24

A baton twirler, a fundamentalist snake-handler and an ex-rodeo rider are among the characters who will take the stage in the UNCG Theatre production of… Read More >

Phi Beta Kappa Induction, Lecture at UNCG April 25

The UNCG chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will induct new members on April 25. Speaker for the event will be Dr. Matt Cartmill of the… Read More >

UNCG & Action Greensboro Career Panel & Networking May 2

By Sean Olson, University Relations Get the skinny on Triad careers with a panel discussion and networking opportunity. UNCG and Action Greensboro are teaming up… Read More >

UNCG Dance Senior Concert I April 22 and 23

By Sean Olson, University Relations From left, Carrie Shatley, Tamara Begley, Aimee Moynihan, Cherrie Clemo and Nina Madsen Five UNCG seniors from the Department of… Read More >

UNCG Breast Cancer Project Fills Void in Care & Research

By Sean Olson, University Relations A $115,000 gift to UNCG has provided seed money for the creation of a program for newly diagnosed breast cancer… Read More >

Author/Professor Cornel West to Speak April 22

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Cornel West Provocative educator and nationally prominent author Cornel West will address issues of race and democracy in America during… Read More >

Multicultural Extravaganza Scheduled for April 27

By Sean Olson, University Relations The Office of Multicultural Affairs at UNCG will hold The Multicultural Extravaganza at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Elliott… Read More >

Celebrate Culture April 16 at the International Festival

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Korean drummers at the 2004 Interational Festival. The UNCG International Students Association (ISA) and The International Programs Center (IPC) invite… Read More >

UNCG Opera Performs ‘Lakmé’ March 31-April 3

Julie Celona-Van Gorden (left) and Stephanie Foley sing in “Lakmé.” “Lakmé,” the tale of a romance between a British officer and the daughter of a… Read More >

Communication Scholar Speaks at UNCG April 18

By Sean Olson, University Relations Dr. Stanley Deetz The UNCG Department of Communication will host a communications expert as part of its colloquium series. Dr…. Read More >

Education Colloquium on Morality Slated for April 7

Who defines what is moral? How does morality intersect with issues of social justice? What are the implications of morality when mixed with power and… Read More >

Trombone Festival Welcomes Musicians April 2

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Trombonists from across the region will share musical insights and join in public concerts during the eighth annual Trombone Festival,… Read More >

MFA Dance Concert Embodies Life’s Phases

By Sean Olson, University Relations Ginny Skinner Haynes An MFA thesis concert will consider the phases of life: childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Ginny Skinner Haynes,… Read More >

New Music Festival Merges Music and Technology April 7-9

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Anne LeBaron Composers and performers will encourage audiences to break out of their comfort zone April 7-9, when they challenge… Read More >

University Hosts “The Future of Our Oceans” Symposium April 8

The UNCG Department of Biology will hold a symposium – “The Future of Our Oceans,” featuring four internationally known researchers – 1-5 p.m. Friday, April… Read More >

University Hosts Immigration Conference March 21-22

Immigration is changing the face of communities throughout the South. In North Carolina, for example, the number of residents born in other countries grew 14.5… Read More >

Lou Rawls Sings Rawls & Sinatra at UNCG April 16

By Sean Olson, University Relations Rawls will perform at UNCG April 16 His voice is so smooth that he’s known popularly as merely “The Voice”… Read More >

UNCG Shades of Color Conference March 23

By Sean Olson, University Relations Bok, a former slave, will speak at UNCG March 23 The seventh year of a diversity conference at UNCG will… Read More >

Dance Marathon April 2 Benefits Student, Kidney Foundation

By Lindsay Apple, University Relations When UNCG students organized their first Dance Marathon fund-raiser in 2001, volunteers did not know the event would raise more… Read More >

Storytelling Comes to Downtown Greensboro April 23

By Sean Olson, University Relations Bil Lepp Maybe you’re 5 years old and you like a good story, or maybe you’re 99 years old and… Read More >

UNCG MFA Thesis Concert April 1 and 2

By Sean Olson, University Relations Kiernan will perform April 1 and 2 A thesis concert will bring a “Partial Inventory” to the UNCG Department of… Read More >

Conference on Victorian Culture and Poetry April 1 and 2

By Sean Olson, University Relations April is National Poetry Month and UNCG is celebrating with a conference on Victorian culture and poetry. The Victorians Institute… Read More >

University Offers New Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Programs

The new Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies (CARS) Department, formerly the Textile Products Design and Marketing Department, is offering new curriculums for both undergraduate and… Read More >

UNCG Seeks Breastfeeding Mothers for Study

The Department of Nutrition at UNCG is seeking breastfeeding mothers in Guilford County for a study of bone density. The study will compare the bone… Read More >

Opera Goes to the Baseball Stadium March 16-17

By Tiffany Edwards, University Relations Baseball players and opera singers may seem unlikely teammates, but March 16-17 the Greensboro Grasshoppers and the Opera Theatre at… Read More >

University Offers Counseling Workshop March 18

UNCG will offer a counseling workshop – “A Partnership in its Prime: Leadership and Advocacy in the Counseling Profession” – in the Ferguson Building, Room… Read More >

“Selfish Giant” Visits UNCG March 15-20

The North Carolina Theatre for Young People and UNCG Theatre will present “In the Garden of the Selfish Giant,” a tale of understanding, forgiveness and… Read More >

Alumnus and Award-Winning Novelist Reads Jan. 20

Netting a national award for his first major work, an alumnus of the MFA Writing Program at UNCG will read at his alma mater to… Read More >

“La Traviata” Comes to UNCG Jan. 25 as Part of UC/LS

By Sean Olson, University Relations A tragic tale of good intentions gone bad and missed opportunities. Duels, cards and soirées. Love, love lost and love… Read More >