Monthly Archives: April 2016

Photo of student with iPad recording session of student using sign language

Teaching and tech: Deaf education students create lessons in SELF Design Studio

The instructions were simple. Claudia Pagliaro’s students had to create a language-based project for their future deaf and hard of hearing students using the UNCG… Read More >

Photo of students discussing the LiveSafe App in the Elliott University Center Rotunda

LiveSafe use on the rise

As the school year progresses, the number of UNCG students who download LiveSafe, the university’s new personal security mobile application, is steadily on the rise…. Read More >

Photo of freshman John Carter, Jr. with cell phone displaying the LiveSafe app

LiveSafe!

By Thursday, August 27 at 5 p.m., UNCG’s new LiveSafe personal security app had been downloaded 2365 times since the app was launched in early… Read More >

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Safer Lives – FREE!

Next week when faculty, staff and students walk The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s campus, they will access something new to help them stay… Read More >

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JSNN NanoBus ribbon cutting July 21

On Tuesday, July 21, at 9:30 a.m., Dr. James Ryan, founding dean of the Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, and JSNN students will officially… Read More >

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Ranking lauds UNCG online programs for affordability

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com. The university’s online programs ranked No. 8 in the national… Read More >

UNCG’s dynamic mailbox system featured in the N&R

UNCG’s patent-pending dynamic mailbox system was featured on the front page of the News & Record on Sept. 2. The system — believed to be… Read More >

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Collaborative digital project highlights Greensboro’s history

How did Greensboro become the city it is today? From 1880-1945, three distinct forces helped transform the city: textiles, teachers and troops. Now, six important… Read More >

A monumental milestone for JSNN

Mark another milestone for the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering – the school is graduating its first Ph.D. students. “Looking back six years ago,… Read More >

Photo of UNCG master’s student Jesse Plotkin (in plaid shirt) does a demonstration about enzymes. Photo courtesy JSNN.

JSNN welcomes budding scientists during Gateway to Science event

What’s a microscope? A young student, perhaps a first-grader, nailed the answer. “High five!” said Divya Shankar, a JSNN master’s student showing groups of budding… 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 >

UNCG’s first MOOC: The Soul and Search for Meaning

“The Soul and the Search for Meaning” will be UNCG’s first massive, open, online course (MOOC). It is available free to anyone with an Internet… Read More >

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UNCG Libraries’ 3-D printer: problem solving for the 21st century

You’re used to making copies in 2-D, on sheets of paper. But have you seen a 3-D printer yet? University Libraries recently unveiled the first… Read More >

UNCG alum and entrepreneur featured by BlackEnterprise.com

Zim Ugochukwu, a UNCG alum from the Biology Department with a minor in Political Science, was featured by BlackEnterprise.com as a rising star and entrepreneur. In… Read More >

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A new way to get wireless at UNCG

Have you seen “eduroam” as one of your internet connection options here on campus? UNCG’s Information Technology Services has begun broadcast of this new supplemental… Read More >

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UNCG opens new Gaming Lab

UNCG has a new Gaming Lab. Students, faculty and staff are invited to see the new Gaming Lab at 3 p.m. Feb. 7 in the… Read More >

Damien Patton smiling during interview.

Leading mobile app Banjo firm founded by UNCG graduate

UNCG graduate Damien Patton is the founder and CEO of Banjo, the social discovery app that has become one of the leaders in the industry…. Read More >

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ISSCM ranked among best information systems programs in nation

 The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics is among the top 50 information systems… Read More >

Matt Catanzarite carries his bike off of a greensboro city bus

Get on board

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

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 >

Kshetri interviewed by CardHub about identity theft

Dr. Nir Kshetri, professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, was interviewed by CardHub.com about identity theft in recent years. He stated that… 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 >

Introducing IT

The trio of girls gather around a motorized robot, strategizing their next steps.  They’ve successfully programmed the robot to move, pivot and talk. “When you… Read More >

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady, right, and A&T Chancellor Harold Martin, left, smiles as they watch the names of the charter members being displayed during the press confrence to announce the Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium.

JSNN consortium to help drive economic growth

  The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering of N.C. A&T and UNCG announced Wednesday the establishment of a Nanomanufacturing Innovation Consortium that aims to… 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 >

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UNCG hosts scientists from Kazan, Russia

Three Russian scientists spent May in collaboration with UNCG scientists at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Chancellor Linda P. Brady, accompanied by Dr…. Read More >

Staying current with UNCG? There’s an app for that.

Have an iPad or iPhone? Or a smartphone perhaps? UNCGmobile helps you stay connected to UNCG. This new, free app keeps you updated with UNCG… 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 >

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Dynamic new home page shows off UNCG of today

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

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 >

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 >

What’s the big idea?

Tiny biomarkers may open a world of knowledge.

Lenovo donates laptops for UNCG Guarantee scholars

The UNCG Guarantee program, an initiative that enables students from low-income families to graduate with as little debt as possible, today announced it has partnered… Read More >

News 14 covers IT is for Girls workshop

News 14 produced a segment highlighting the IT is for Girls workshop, a weeklong program designed to introduce high school girls to opportunities in the… Read More >