News Items from UNC Greensboro

The Office of Research Compliance will conduct a two-day training session on Responsible Conduct of Research Oct. 26-27, 2011, 9 a.m- 4 p.m. each day, in 186 Stone Building. Speakers will include Earnestine Psalmonds from the National Science Foundation and Brooks Keel, president of Georgia Southern University. This two-day session satisfies the requirements for training […]

Want to speak with an N.C. Retirement Systems representative? Hear a faculty member give a helpful breakdown of financial lingo? Learn from a staff nutritionist about better eating habits? These are all offered during the first half of the fall 2011 semester. The first is Sept 13. HRS has offered Wachovia at Work as well […]

Artist talk, Tom LaDuke Wednesday, Aug. 31, 5:30 p.m., WAM Men’s soccer vs. East Tennessee St. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m. Women’s soccer vs. Tennessee Sunday, Sept. 4, 2 p.m. Labor Day. Classes dismissed; offices closed. Monday, Sept. 5 Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7, 3 p.m., Alexander Room, EUC Documentary, “The Big Uneasy” Thursday, […]

Since 1981, International Executive Housekeepers Association has set aside one week per year for all to focus attention and recognition on the professional housekeepers working in worldwide facilities who maintain a cleaner, healthier, safer environment for everyone every day. International Housekeepers Week will be celebrated Sept. 11-17. Please join the UNCG community in appreciating the […]

The UNCG women’s cross country team was selected as the 2011 preseason favorite in the Southern Conference, while the men’s team was predicted to earn runner-up honors by the league’s head coaches. The teams will start their 2011 season on Sept. 3 at the Guilford College XC Carnival. Full story at UNCG Athletics.

UNCG Police won an award in the 2011 International Police Vehicle Design Contest in Law and Order Magazine. The department won for Best Chevrolet Impala design. They wanted to upgrade their car graphics to a more modern design. The final color scheme was based on the uniform colors used by the different units of the […]

Every Friday is Blue and Gold Day on campus. This Friday, there’ll be even more reason to don your school colors. UNCG will once again participate in College Colors Day Friday, Sept. 2, as part of a national promotion. Chancellor Linda Brady said, “Wearing ‘Blue and Gold’ on Sept. 2 and every Friday after that […]

From an elevator business pitch competition to a monthly speaker series, the N.C. Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG has a slate of new programming to offer area college students and local entrepreneurs. “A big part of what we hope to accomplish at the N.C. Entrepreneurship Center is to better connect the entrepreneurial talent we have […]

The Department of Community and Therapeutic Recreation will host an Open House for the new Therapeutic Recreation Lab in Ferguson 247 on Sept. 23 from 2-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The lab is 1100 square feet with facilities and equipment for therapeutic recreation students to gain skills and competencies they will need to work […]