News Items from UNC Greensboro

Search committees are in place. Committee chairs have been announced. And the search process has just begun for three positions: dean of the School of Health and Human Sciences dean of the School of Music, Theatre and Dance dean of the School of Nursing A town hall meeting regarding the HHS dean position was held […]

The last time Rhiannon Giddens performed at UNCG’s Aycock Auditorium, it was in opera productions. Music faculty member Levone Tobin-Scott remembers that year’s performances and classes well. “I was her voice teacher.” Giddens, today best known as a leader of the popular Carolina Carolina Drops, performed the title role in “Susannah” in Fall 2003, and […]

For the 14th consecutive year, Princeton Review lists UNCG among the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education. The education services company features the school in the just-released 2013 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 377 Colleges.” UNCG also appears on Princeton Review’s regional 2013 Best Colleges in the Southeast listing. Forbes lists UNCG […]

You are invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for the UNCG Pedestrian Underpass. The event will be Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at 9 a.m., at 1200 West Lee Street (at McCormick Street, which is between Aycock and Glenwood). The UNCG Pedestrian Underpass is a collaborative project between UNCG and the North Carolina Railroad Company. The underpass […]

This fall, the German Program will participate in “German Weeks 2012: Think Transatlantic.” The German Program will host a speaker series and a variety of campus competitions. For information about the competitions for students, contact Dr. Susanne Rinner at s_rinner@uncg.edu. Three talks are a part of German Weeks: Sept. 6 – 2 p.m. – North […]

The Department of Physics and Astronomy will offer a series of free public planetarium shows in UNCG’s Spitz planetarium in the Petty Building. The Fall 2012 shows will be held on the following Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m.: September 21 September 28 October 12 November 2 November 16 December 7 Send an email to planet@uncg.edu […]

Matthew Englebert and his team were knee-deep in the corporate scramble, planning a McDonald’s expansion into Mongolia and up against a series of deadlines. His teammates were scattered across various time zones; some team members pulled their weight, others didn’t. Sound real world? Sure. But it was only a test–run. Englebert, a UNCG student, was […]

Mystery solved? To a degree. This summer, UNCG’s Campus Weekly took a look at a little-remembered visit by the one of the 20th century’s most important film artists: Charlie Chaplin. In a five part series, CW described the visit to our campus, explored the campus context during WWI, and learned more about Chaplin from two […]

Nursing dean search town hall meeting Wednesday, Aug, 29, 2 p.m., Room 201, Moore Nursing Launch, Community Engagement Collaboratory Wednesday, Aug. 29, 3 p.m., Alumni House SMTD dean search town hall meeting Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4 p.m., Recital Hall, Music Building Artists tour, “Zone of Contention” Thursday, Aug. 30, 6 p.m., Weatherspoon Lecture, “A Home […]

The Office of Leadership and Service-Learning is pleased to announce a new faculty fellow program for 2012-13. The faculty fellows program promotes faculty development and the scholarship of engagement by integrating community outreach with teaching, scholarship and service. The primary responsibility of the 2012-13 faculty fellow will be to establish a Faculty Engaged Pedagogy Learning […]