Monthly Archives: May 2017

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UNCG takes Giant Steps with Millennial Campus

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors today approved a proposal from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) for the establishment of… Read More >

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New website offers more ways to engage with Chancellor Gilliam

The new Office of the Chancellor website launched this week with a redesign that reflects the university’s increased focus on creating meaningful engagement – and… Read More >

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New WeatherSTEM tool provides real-time campus weather information

There’s a new resource at UNCG, and Director of Emergency Management Zach Smith can explain how it benefits the entire campus and campus community. “I… Read More >

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UNCG ‘Dream Dean’ featured in Huffington Post

UNCG’s Bill Johnson – known by many as the “Dream Dean” – was recently featured in a Huffington Post article written by UNCG alumna Zithobile “Zitty” Nxumalo… Read More >

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Provost Dunn discusses commitment to student support in recent interview

In a recent interview with The EvoLLLution, UNCG Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn discussed the university’s commitment to supporting students, particularly those from… Read More >

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Opera moved due to fire incident at UNCG Auditorium

A fire incident occurred on Tuesday, April 4, in UNCG Auditorium during a dress rehearsal for the opera “The Consul,” directed by David Holley. No serious… Read More >

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Kaplan Center recognized for ‘Excellence in Design’

Winston-Salem architecture firm Walter Robbs recently received the North Carolina State Building Commission Excellence in Design Award for its design of UNCG’s Leonard J. Kaplan… Read More >

Dr. Martin Halbert named dean of University Libraries

Dr. Martin Halbert has been appointed dean of UNCG University Libraries effective July 17, 2017. Halbert has served as dean of libraries and associate professor… Read More >

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Dr. Sharon Morrison to receive 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has selected UNCG’s Dr. Sharon Morrison to receive a 2017 Award for Excellence in Teaching. She will… Read More >

UNCG alumnus wins 2017 American Jazz Pianist Competition

UNCG alumnus Thomas Linger ’16 recently won the 2017 American Jazz Pianist Competition. The first-place prize package is valued at $10,000 and includes the opportunity to… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as leader in closing completion gap between white, black students

UNCG was recently recognized as a top-performing institution in a report by The Education Trust that investigates black student success at the university level. Released… Read More >

UNCG, GTCC chosen for national initiative to close achievement gaps

Two Guilford County educational institutions have been selected to take part in a national initiative to help close achievement gaps in higher education. The University… Read More >

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UNCG students win national nano film contest

UNCG students Taylor Mabe and Jenna Schad have been named winners of the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s “Nano Film” video contest. Mabe, a nanoscience PhD candidate,… Read More >

Following up on recent executive order: privacy and legal resources

As we continue to assess the implications of the recent executive order regarding travel and immigration, it is important that we provide clarity on the… Read More >

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University statement on recent executive order

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals.” A… Read More >

Chancellor message to faculty and staff on recent executive order

On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals.” A… Read More >

UNCG shares unique connection to movie ‘Hidden Figures’

With the highly-anticipated film “Hidden Figures” set to open in theaters across the nation on Jan. 6, UNCG remembers alumna Virginia Tucker ’30, a trailblazer… Read More >

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UNCG named top workplace for commuters

UNCG was named the top university nationally for employees who commute in the 2016 Best Workplaces for Commuters “Race to Excellence” awards. Best Workplaces for… Read More >

UNCG named Military Friendly School, receives Silver Award

For the sixth consecutive year, UNCG has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media for its efforts in recruiting and retaining military veterans…. Read More >

UNCG recognized for excellence in service, education in president’s honor roll

UNCG was recognized for excellence in community service and education in the recently announced 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The honor roll… Read More >

UNCG recognized in 2016 Social Mobility Index

UNCG is ranked in the top 15 percent in the CollegeNet 2016 Social Mobility Index (SMI), a national index that ranks colleges and universities based… Read More >

Dr. Kreitinger receives German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award

UNCG’s Dr. Brooke Kreitinger, visiting assistant professor and director of undergraduate studies in German, has been awarded the 2016 German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award… Read More >

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Greensboro Review celebrates 100th issue

In the spring of 1966, students in UNCG’s MFA in creative writing program gathered together to collate and staple by hand the very first issues… Read More >

UNCG appoints new communications leader

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro today announced the appointment of a new communications leader to help the rapidly growing university continue to build… Read More >

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Spartan Village expands with new mixed-use project

UNCG continues to expand its presence on West Gate City Boulevard with Spartan Village Student Housing Phase II, a new $50.9 million mixed-use project featuring… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as top performer in AASHE 2016 Sustainable Campus Index

UNCG has been recognized as a top performer in the subcategories of public engagement and water in the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, an annual publication… Read More >

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Princeton Review ranks Bryan School No. 6 nationally in opportunity for minority students

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is ranked No. 6 in the nation for “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students” in the 2017 edition of… Read More >

Alumni Association announces 2016 Spartans of Promise

The UNCG Alumni Association has announced the 2016 Spartans of Promise, a recognition that honors up to 10 outstanding UNCG seniors who have excelled in… Read More >

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Undergraduate Admissions launches initiative to support Latino students, families

When Kattya Castellón first joined UNCG Undergraduate Admissions in 2005, UNCG’s Latino student population was just above 3 percent, and Castellón was the only Spanish-speaker… Read More >

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UNCG alumna recognized as a top leader by AACSB International

UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics alumna Becky Levin ’79 was recently recognized as one of the top 30 leaders across the globe by… Read More >

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UNCG named ‘Cool School’ by Sierra Club

UNCG is among the nation’s most sustainable colleges and universities according to Sierra magazine’s 2016 Cool Schools, which ranks UNCG No. 3 in the UNC… Read More >

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UNCG among Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ for 18th consecutive year

For the 18th consecutive year, UNCG is recognized as one of nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education according to The Princeton Review’s “The Best 381… Read More >

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UNCG’s new Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness opens its doors

The Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness has officially opened its doors, ushering in a new era of recreation and wellness at UNCG focused on… Read More >

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UNCG announces formation of College of Visual and Performing Arts

UNCG is pleased to announce the formation of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), a new unit that unifies the discipline of art with… Read More >

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UNCG fashion program earns top national rankings

For the fifth consecutive year, UNCG’s Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) ranks among the nation’s top fashion programs according to Fashion-Schools.org. CARS… Read More >

UNCG student presents undergraduate research at national showcase on Capitol Hill

UNCG junior psychology major Amanda Baeten recently presented her research project, “How Rumination Affects Emotions,” at the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event sponsored… Read More >

New degree program prepares students for global engagement

Starting in the fall of 2016, UNCG’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) will offer a new concentration for students who are interested in… Read More >

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UNCG alumna makes Broadway debut in ‘The Crucible’

UNCG alumna Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut ’15 made her Broadway debut on Thursday, March 31, when Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” opened at the Walter Kerr Theater… Read More >

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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 >

News & Record: The Forge to share space with UNCG

UNCG’s Department of Art will open a new downtown art space called “The Mill” on April 29. The Mill will share the site with the… Read More >

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UNCG recognized as national leader in supporting Pell Grant recipients

UNCG is featured in a new report released by the U.S. Department of Education highlighting institutions across the country that are making significant strides in… Read More >

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UNCG student wins national interior design competition

UNCG third-year interior architecture student Kim Young recently won first place in the national Bienenstock Furniture Library Interior Design Competition. Young beat out 39 entries… Read More >

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Greensboro philanthropist makes transformative gift to promote wellness at UNCG

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) announced today a $5 million gift made by Tobee Kaplan in honor of her late husband, Leonard… Read More >

UNCG’s Bryan School brings home national awards from small business conference

For the eighth year in a row, UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics won big at the Small Business Institute (SBI) Academic Conference held… Read More >

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UNCG goes greener with new campus, community sustainability projects

In the fall of 2014, student group UNCGreen presented a unique yet simple proposition to UNCG’s Student Fees Committee: implement a $2.22 annual fee per… Read More >

News & Record: UNCG researchers hope to change culture around concussions

In February, UNCG was awarded $400,000 from the NCAA and the Dept. of Defense to research and develop a web-based behavior intervention package that helps… Read More >

NBC News: Kuperberg speaks to dating and hook-up culture

UNCG Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Arielle Kuperberg recently co-authored a study called “The Date’s Not Dead After All: New Findings on Hooking Up, Dating… Read More >

Department of Interior Architecture to offer new, accelerated BFA to MFA program

UNCG’s Department of Interior Architecture is now the only interior architecture/interior design program in the state – and one of just a handful in the… Read More >

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UNCG Board of Trustees votes to change name of Aycock Auditorium

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Board of Trustees voted that the university’s historic facility no longer be named Aycock Auditorium at its… Read More >

UNCG and Triad Stage announce expanded partnership

The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) and Triad Stage have announced plans to create a formal partnership that will capitalize on the… Read More >

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UNCG’s Bryan School named ‘Best for Vets’ by Military Times

UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top North Carolina business schools for veterans according to the Military Times’ Best for Vets:… Read More >

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The UNCG Board of Trustees welcomes five new members

In early July, Governor Pat McCrory appointed two new members to the UNCG Board of Trustees. Betsy S. Oakley, UNCG alumna and co-owner of Charles… Read More >

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UNCG-NCAA Final Decision

GREENSBORO, N.C. (JUNE 25, 2015) – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) received notice today from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division… Read More >

Wixson to step down as SOE dean

Dr. Karen K. Wixson, who has served as the dean of the UNCG School of Education (SOE) since 2011, will step down from her position… Read More >

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Former Cone Health CEO named graduation speaker

Tim Rice, former CEO and current CEO emeritus of Cone Health, will deliver the commencement address at the May 8 graduation ceremony of The University of North… Read More >

Roderick discusses new poetry collection on ‘The State of Things’

Poet David Roderick, who teaches in UNCG’s MFA Writing Program, spoke to Frank Stasio, host of WUNC’s ‘The State of Things,” about his latest poetry… Read More >

Watch 2014 UNCG Winter Commencement live

Just under 1,650 students are expected to earn degrees at UNCG’s 2014 Winter Commencement. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in the… Read More >

Anemone named AAAS Fellow

Dr. Robert L. Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, is a 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellows… Read More >

Interpreting Ebola

Sam Parker remembers it well. Parker, a professor in UNCG’s deaf interpreter preparation program, got a call that a deaf person was in the hospital… Read More >

Murray speaks to Fox 8 about new Family Justice Center

Dr. Christine Murray, a professor in UNCG’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development and co-founder of the “See the Triumph” campaign to empower domestic violence… Read More >

Media covers Arne Duncan’s visit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s visit to UNCG Thursday drew about 200 people, including TV and print journalists and former N.C. Governors Beverly Perdue… Read More >

Duncan unveils $20 million surprise for NC New Schools

It was Arne Duncan’s birthday, but he was the one who sprang the surprise. To the tune of $20 million. Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education,… Read More >

Little talks to The Guardian about ‘culture wars’ and NC’s Senate race

Thom Little, a political science professor at UNCG, spoke to The Guardian U.S. about the how cultural issues such as gay marriage and abortion are… Read More >

Anemone explains dino extinction to kids

Dr. Robert Anemone, head of UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, appeared on a WFMY Kids Want 2 Know segment to answer a child’s question about why… 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 >

Zhang joins biomedical research center

Dr. Qibin Zhang has joined UNCG as co-director of the Center for Translational Biomedical Research (CTBR). Zhang, an expert in bioanalytical chemistry, comes to UNCG… Read More >

Pubantz talks about ISIS and social media on TWC news

Dr. Jerry Pubantz, professor of political science and dean of the Lloyd International Honors College, spoke with Time Warner Cable News about ISIS and its… Read More >

Fox 8 reports on UNCG’s record move-in

Fox 8 News ran a segment on UNCG’s fall move-in, speaking with Tim Johnson, director of Housing and Residence Life, and Tate Street businesses that… Read More >

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UNC system releases Campus Security Initiative report

The UNC system’s Campus Security Initiative, which studied system-level coordination of security and student safety efforts on UNC campuses,  has released its final report. The report can… Read More >

News & Record features GEAR UP leadership camp

The Greensboro News & Record ran a front page news feature on the new GEAR UP leadership camp at UNCG. The camp is a partnership… Read More >

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The Buzz about the Weatherspoon

Heard the latest buzz about UNCG’s Weatherspoon Art Museum? BuzzFeed.com calls it one of the world’s 18 Hidden Gems. The Weatherspoon is third on the… Read More >

Theatre’s Christine Morris featured in News & Record

Christine Morris, a UNCG theater professor was featured in a News & Record story on Triad Stage’s latest production, Shakespeare’s “All’s Well that Ends Well.”… Read More >

Theater alumnus David Ostergaard featured in Go Triad

Go Triad, the News & Record’s arts and entertainment magazine, reprinted a UNCG Now feature on alumnus David Ostergaard, fresh from the Cannes Film Festival… Read More >

Salmon quoted in Wall Street Journal

John Salmon, a keyboard professor in UNCG’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance, was quoted by the Wall Street Journal in a story about the difficult… Read More >

Go Triad features Salmon’s new Brubeck CD

Go Triad spotlighted a new CD by John Salmon, UNCG piano professor and jazz artist. Salmon’s latest CD, “John Salmon Plays Brubeck,” is a tribute… Read More >

Professor’s C-SPAN 3 appearance plugged on N&R blog

Watson Jennison, a UNCG history professor, got a plug on the News & Record’s higher education blog, The Syllabus. One of Jennison’s lectures will air… Read More >

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Maimone named vice chancellor for business affairs

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced the appointment of Charles A. Maimone as vice chancellor for business affairs, effective August 1. Maimone will serve… Read More >

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“John Salmon plays Brubeck,” at Brubeck’s request

Sometimes the most joyful news comes at the same moment as the saddest. On March 12, Albany Records gave UNCG music professor John Salmon the… Read More >

Dr. Dana Dunn named provost of UNCG

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced the appointment of Dr. Dana Dunn as provost and executive vice chancellor, effective Aug. 1. In this role,… Read More >

Taylor, retiring VC of business affairs, reflects on career at UNCG

After 27 years at UNCG, including the last eight as vice chancellor for business affairs, Reade Taylor is retiring effective June 30. He’ll be honored… Read More >

Businessman Brad Hayes joins UNCG Board of Trustees

William Bradley “Brad” Hayes has been appointed by the UNC Board of Governors to the UNCG Board of Trustees. Hayes will take over the unexpired… Read More >

Kirchoff receives award from Chancellor Brady

Bruce Kirchoff chosen for BOG Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff’s teaching philosophy? “Without active learning, there is no learning.” The active learning that happens in his classes – and the impact he… Read More >

New name: African American and African Diaspora Studies

It’s official. African American Studies will have a new name. Effective Aug. 1, 2014, it will be African American and African Diaspora Studies. Dr. Tara… Read More >

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UNCG named ‘Tree Campus USA’ for fifth straight year

UNCG’s natural beauty is again in the eye of the beholder. UNCG has been certified once again as a Tree Campus USA university. The official… Read More >

Perko, and a turtle named Sheldon, reach out to kids

Mike Perko, associate professor of Public Health Education and children’s book author, took time out Feb. 27 to read his book “Cornered!” to kids at… Read More >

UNCG professor’s study of bonobos featured in Reuters, Science News

Some animals, like humans, can sense and respond to a musical beat, a finding that has implications for understanding how the skill evolved, a UNCG… Read More >

Murray discusses teen dating violence on News 2

Christine Murray, associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, made two appearances on WFMY News 2 Feb. 20 to discuss teen dating… Read More >

Research by UNCG biologist focuses on the flu

UNCG researcher Dr. Amy Adamson has found that glucose might play a key role in how the body fights the flu. An associate professor of… Read More >

Bryan Toney named to head UNCG’s economic development efforts

Bryan C. Toney, who has served as director of the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center since 2011, has been named associate vice chancellor for economic development… Read More >

UNCG among top schools under proposed federal ranking system

UNCG and two other UNC system campuses fare exceptionally well under the federal government’s proposed system to rate colleges and universities on affordability, access and… Read More >

White interviewed by WFMY News 2 about increase in mass shootings

Dr. Jacquelyn White, a senior research scientist at UNCG, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 about the increasing number of mass shootings in today’s society…. Read More >

Journell speaks to News 2 about online K-12 schools

Wayne Journell, a professor in the School of Education, was interviewed by WFMY News 2 for a segment on online K-12 providers making pitches to… Read More >

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UNCG implements recommendations from Task Force on Children

Responding to what came to light in 2012 about a pattern of child abuse at Penn State University, Chancellor Linda P. Brady charged a Task… Read More >

UNCG researcher: how to protect infants from flu

When state health officials reported the death of an infant from the flu, WFMY News 2 sought some advice from UNCG researcher Dr. Sharon Morrison,… Read More >

Bob Wineburg of UNCG and Odell Cleveland of Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Healthcare Summit report off to Washington

Organizers of the recent Healthcare Faith Community Summit in Greensboro are sending their findings to the White House in a report that was presented at… Read More >

UNCG alum interviewed about becoming Kent State’s next president

UNCG alum Beverly Warren was interviewed by Cleveland.com regarding her new position as Kent State University in Ohio’s next president beginning in July. “I can’t… Read More >

UNCG biology researchers receive widespread coverage in science media

UNCG biology researchers Dr. Amy Adamson and Hinissan Pascaline Kohio, a graduate student, received widespread coverage in the science media after their research was presented… Read More >

Legacy of Holderness, passionate UNCG advocate, featured in N&R

Adelaide Fortune Holderness, a Greensboro native with a long record of service to UNCG, died Saturday, a month short of her 101st birthday, the News… Read More >

School of Music, Theatre, Dance donates vintage synthesizer to Moog Foundation

The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance has donated a vintage Moog synthesizer and other equipment to the non-profit Bob Moog Foundation in Asheville…. Read More >

Students celebrate during UNCG's Commencement Ceremony.

Lumina Foundation invests in Degrees Matter!

Greensboro’s Degrees Matter! initiative, fostered in part by UNCG’s Office of Undergraduate Studies, is among 20 projects nationwide chosen by the Lumina Foundation as pilot… Read More >

Artist and alumna Lee Hall donates work to help Charlotte museum

Alumna Lee Hall ’56 found inspiration for her painting as a child growing up in Davidson County. She reached the top of the New York… Read More >

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UNCG receives national award for commitment to diversity

UNCG has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher… Read More >

Coley interviewed by News 14 Carolina regarding veterans campaign

Sarah Kathryn Coley, associate director of annual giving, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina about the UNCG4Vets Campaign, which will give alumni and the community… Read More >

News & Record publishes Murray’s op-ed on domestic violence

Christine Murray, professor of counseling and educational development, wrote an op-ed on domestic violence that ran in the Sept. 22 edition of the News &… Read More >

Chow interviewed by Fox 8

Dr. Anthony Chow, professor of education, spoke with Fox 8’s Bob Buckley for a segment on a new wave of online educators like Salman Khan,… Read More >

Perrin will return to teaching

UNCG Provost David H. Perrin has announced plans to return to the university’s teaching faculty at the end of the academic year. “This academic year… Read More >

Cathey appointed general counsel

UNCG has appointed Imogene L. Cathey as general counsel. In this capacity, Cathey serves as UNCG’s chief legal officer and oversees all legal matters concerning… Read More >

UNCG nursing professor featured in N&R story

The Greensboro News & Record ran a story on area nursing shortages that included an interview with Dr. Jacqueline DeBrew, a professor in UNCG’s clinical… Read More >

UNCG among best college values nationwide

UNCG has been ranked No. 56 among the top 150 best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that uses customizable, outcomes-based… Read More >

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Right on?

Young adults tend to be more liberal than they think they are, according to a new study by a UNCG researcher that’s getting national attention…. Read More >

Rebecca Lloyd, UNCG alumna and benefactor, dies at 83

Rebecca Lloyd, the woman who gave her family’s name and her support to UNCG’s Lloyd International Honor College, has died. Lloyd, a 1950 graduate of… Read More >

UNCG's statue of Minerva, Roman goddess of wisdom and the university's symbol, against a blue sky.

PBK chapter inducts 44

UNCG’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the Epsilon chapter, inducted 44 new members on April 9. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most widely known… Read More >

Parlor room won first place in the All American House

UNCG Interior Architecture team takes 1st Place at historic Woodlawn

Historic Woodlawn, on land gifted by George Washington, was the first site operated by the prestigious National Trust. The MADE: in America Student Design Project… Read More >

Investigation continues into cause of Spartan Village fire

Updated 4-3-13, 10 a.m. – The Greensboro Fire Department has ruled that the fire that destroyed a UNCG residence hall under construction on Lee Street… Read More >

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Area media reports on Spartan Village fire

A 4-alarm structure fire at the Spartan Village construction site on West Lee Street last night drew attention from newspapers and TV stations across the… Read More >

Alexander will head School of Music, Theatre and Dance

Dr. Peter Alexander, dean emeritus of Butler University’s Jordan College of Fine Arts, will head UNCG’s School of Music,Theatre and Dance. Alexander, principal clarinetist for… Read More >

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Nursing School to offer Doctor of Nursing Practice

UNCG’s School of Nursing received the greenlight Friday for a new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, which administrators say will mean more career opportunities… Read More >

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A shot in the arm

An ankle injury kept him out of the lineup. Then a concussion. But once he was back and in a groove, Trevis Simpson sparked his… Read More >

In any language, ISLA helps kids thrive

On the day before Three King’s Day, a Mexican holiday celebrated Jan. 6, Allyson Cates’ students have left their shoes at the door as instructed…. Read More >

Remsburg will lead School of Nursing

Dr. Robin E. Remsburg has been named dean of the School of Nursing. Remsburg, currently director of the School of Nursing and associate dean for… Read More >

New book explores life after death row

Imagine losing 10, 15, 20 years of your life, convicted of murder and sentenced to death for a crime you did not commit. Imagine losing… Read More >

Higher education icon, former UNC President Bill Friday dies

William C. Friday, president emeritus of the University of North Carolina and an icon of American public higher education, died peacefully in his sleep at home on… Read More >