News Items from UNC Greensboro

As student tours pass the McIver statue, it’s a great opportunity to talk about the university’s early days – and its founder. Dr. Charles Duncan McIver. The year 2012 marks the centennial of the McIver statue. The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives have created an exhibition to mark the statue’s 100th anniversary. […]

The slightly undersized bowler hat. The black eyebrows. And that tightly cropped moustache. “His face had higher image recognition than anyone else’s on earth, for a while,” says Dr. David Cook, department head of Media Studies. Charlie Chaplin is a key figure in Cook’s textbook “A History of Narrative Film,” now in its fifth edition. […]

The brief email came to the attention of one of the Weatherspoon’s education curators: someone’s friend had purchased two paintings from the Oak Ridge Goodwill and discovered a Weatherspoon label on the back of one of them. A little research by the lucky purchaser showed that works by one of the artists, Ilya Bolotowsky, command […]

Want details on the 2012-13 Special Leave, in which eligible employees are awarded a one-time five days (40 hours) of special vacation leave to be used during the fiscal year 2012-13? Human Resource Services will hold an open forum today (Wednesday, July 25, 2012) from 10 -11 a.m. in Bryan 122. The open forum will […]

UNCG’s House Calls Program welcomes first-year residence hall students to the UNCG campus community and provides them with an opportunity to interact with faculty members and administrators on a personal level. Research indicates that developing a relationship with a faculty or a staff member can have a significant impact on students and increase retention. House […]

In late May, Campus Weekly published a listing of faculty retirements for the 2011-12 academic year. The following is an update: Billie M. Durham, clinical assistant professor, Library and Information Studies, three years, six months. Dr. Marion O’Brien, professor, Human Development and Family Studies, 11 years, six months. Vicki McCready, academic professional professor, Communication Sciences […]

HRS open forum Wednesday, July 25, 10 a.m., Bryan 122 Performance, The New Obsolete Thursday, July 26, 6 p.m., Weatherspoon Animated film, “Kooky” Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m., Weatherspoon Women’s soccer vs. UNC Chapel Hill (exhibition) Saturday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. Chancellor’s State of the Campus address Wednesday, August 15, 10 a.m., Aycock Auditorium

Hello: Mitzi Cartwright, Financial Aid; Alexander Mabe, Public Safety and Police; Pamela Phillips, HDFS; Yan Xiao, ITS; Valerie Person, HDFS; James Kane, ITS; Kimberly Roper, Residence Life; Jennifer Kelley, International Program Center; Eric Zack, Office of Safety; Erick Alston, Housing and Residence Life Good-bye: Chasity Newkirk, Nursing; Deborah Nelson, Registrar’s Office; Richard Pegram, Building and […]

The 2012 address will be on Wednesday, August 15, at 10 a.m. in Aycock Auditorium. All faculty, staff and UNCG board members are also invited to the traditional Opening Luncheon that will be in the Dining Hall immediately following the address. The address will be live streamed at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chancellor and posted at http://chancellor.uncg.edu/messages/index.html