News Items from UNC Greensboro

The Coalition of Diverse Language Communities at UNCG announces the following UNCG faculty members who have been awarded research fellowships in the amount of $3,000 for their collaborative work with members of diverse language communities for the 2013-14 school year: – Melody Zoch and Amy Vetter, School of Education, for promoting equitable literacy education for […]

It started as a social justice project out of the Make a Difference House and has become one of UNCG’s annual traditions to raise awareness of hunger and food insecurity here in the Triad. This year the Empty Bowls project will support the Spartan Open Pantry, an initiative of UNCG’s Partners Assisting the Homeless & […]

The Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education will be March 26-28, 2014. It is hosted by Auburn University. The theme will be “Creating Capacity Collaboratively: Connecting Learning and Civic Outcomes.” The UNCG Office of Leadership and Service-Learning is offering to drive a UNCG van to the conference if enough people are […]

Human Resources has a full list of UNCG holidays for 2014. Dates for the remainder of the year: Spring Holiday – April 18 Memorial Day – May 26 Independence Day – July 4 Labor Day – September 1 Thanksgiving Holiday – November 27, 28 Winter Holiday – December 24, 25, 26, 29* **University Closed – […]

The symposium “Making a Difference: Using Research to Inform Educational Policy and Practice” will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the UNCG School of Education Building, Room 114. It will focus on faculty engagement with local school systems through research and the effect on educational policy and practice. A panel discussion featuring […]

Breakthroughs in human genetics and biology at large have discredited all so-called scientific classifications of human races. “A Conversation with the Community: Looking at the World through Race Colored Glasses: The Biology of Race” will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, 6 p.m., in UNCG’s Elliott University Center, Kirkland Room. Discussion will be led by […]