News Items from UNC Greensboro

Six people have received The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s top awards for service. They are: Maggie Jeffus, Charles Duncan McIver Award, which recognizes individuals who have rendered distinguished public service to the state or nation. The bronze medal bears the likeness of Charles Duncan McIver, the founding president of the institution that is […]

Three Russian scientists have spent May in collaboration with UNCG scientists at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Chancellor Linda P. Brady, accompanied by Dr. Penelope Pynes, associate provost of International Programs, visited Kazan Federal University two years ago to meet with university officials. That visit ultimately resulted in this month’s visit from UNCG’s […]

A reciprocal relationship between UNCG and Well•Spring will benefit members of both Well•Spring Retirement Community in Greensboro and UNCG by bringing together talented and experienced adults and our vibrant, academic community. Well•Spring will provide guidance to UNCG faculty and students regarding best practices in aging. Residents may serve as mentors or volunteers for student and […]

UNCG’s students find a supportive environment on campus. The staff of Student Affairs is a big part of ensuring that support. Four staff awards were presented on May 21. The recipients, and some of what was said: Unsung Hero: Jeff Lail, coordinator for programs, Campus Activities & Programs Jeff Lail is present at hundreds of events […]

“The Mikado” will be staged June 6, 7 and 8 at 7.30 p.m. and June 9 at 2.30 p.m. in Aycock Auditorium. This Gilbert and Sullivan work is presented by GLOS (Greensboro Light Opera and Song) in collaboration with Greensboro Opera. The production is directed and conducted by founder and artistic director David Holley (UNCG). […]

Some of the first students to enroll in UNCG in 3, a unique degree acceleration program, have graduated, armed with the same four-year degree as their peers — only they earned their degree in three years or less. The first cohort began their UNCG careers in the fall of 2010, enrolling in a program designed […]

On May 2, 2013, many faculty authors were celebrated in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library. On display were 52 books the University Libraries had acquired that were written, edited or translated by these authors over the past academic year. “On display today, we see one measure of our faculty’s scholarly and creative output—your […]

SOAR will start for incoming students June 6. And a couple days earlier, UNCG faculty and staff get a preview. This year’s SOAR Preview event will be June 4 at 3 p.m. in Cone Ballroom. This offers an opportunity for UNCG faculty and staff to meet the SOS and TASLs, learn more about what goes […]

Eugene, Oregon, here they come. Spartan runners Paul Katam and Paul Chelimo are going to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season. The Championships will be held June 5-8 in Eugene, Ore. Sophomore Paul Katam won his second consecutive outdoor track and field NCAA East Preliminary Round title last week in the 10,000-meter distance […]

UNCG Sponsored Programs has set an Aug. 9, 2013, deadline for those researchers interested in applying for 2014 Summer Stipends from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Applications are due Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at 5 p.m, to the UNCG Office of Sponsored Program The program provides a stipend of $6,000 for two months […]