News Items from UNC Greensboro

The 2013 Collage Concert launches a new academic year for the UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance. Many talented students and faculty will perform in the popular, relatively new way to open the year. The unique concert will be Saturday, Sept. 7, 7:30 p.m. in Aycock Auditorium. All proceeds will benefit the School of […]

UNCG joined the prestigious Folger Institute consortium in Fall 2011. In each of the years since, it has had a student Folger colloquium scholar. This year, English doctoral student Lauren Shook has been chosen to participate in the Folger Institute’s year-long colloquium on “Constructing and Representing Authorship in Early Modern England.” It will be led […]

Gerald Hyatt pulled one long stalk of horseradish from the ground. A large plant, it was the first one he planted at UNCG Gardens on McIver Street three years ago. He rooted it, from part of a plant at home. Now, it’s very productive. Just like the whole garden. The garden of vegetables, herbs and […]

Patrick Madsen, UNCG’s Career Services director, says the idea of offices like his operating as independent “silos” for career development has necessarily gone the way of the dinosaur. So Madsen is reinventing thecareer center as a “central training ground for career development,” making sure career support for students reaches every corner of the UNCG campus. […]

Stimulate your mind while having a bite to eat. The Lloyd International Honors College “Food for Thought” events will be offered every 2nd and 4th Wednesday this semester. All members of the UNCG community are invited to gather for a light lunch and conversation at the Honors College’s Food for Thought series. These lively discussions […]

UNCG is one of 73 colleges and universities recognized by NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education as leaders in cultivating civic-minded students. NASPA has named UNCG to its 2013-14 Lead Initiative on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement. UNCG was also among 50 institutions named to the Lead Initiative for 2012-13. As part of the diverse […]

Dr. Roy Schwartzman (Communication Studies) is the new director of Communication across the Curriculum. And 2013-14 will be an exciting year for this UNCG program. When CAC was established more than a decade ago, its requirements for development of intensive oral and written communication were a progressive move. These requirements are now commonplace across higher […]

UNCG Campus Weekly asked what you’ve enjoyed reading this summer. And CW readers shared a lot of great recommendations, just in time for the 2013 Labor Day Weekend: Xandra Eden (Weatherspoon) highly recommends “Where’d You Go, Bernadette: A Novel” by Maria Semple. “It is a fun, witty and inventive mystery told from the perspective of […]