The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at UNCG has won two awards from CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. UNCG submitted two entries in the CASE District III awards competition and received the following: “We’re the Spartans” video – Award of Excellence – Marketing/Branding Video category Undergraduate Viewbook – Special Merit Award – […]
Enjoy a UNCG Music recital Feb. 25, as Aorigele, a master of the Mongolian horsehead fiddle, performs. The concert in the Music Building Recital Hall begins at 7:30 p.m. He is currently on the faculty at the Inner Mongolian University for the Nationalities in Tonglia, China. Aorigele studied with Xie Tiezhu and Qian Baiyi and […]
Check out the UNCG Staff Senate’s new web site. And while you are there, you’ll notice a few key dates: The 2015 Faculty Staff Kickball Challenge will be April 14 at 6 p.m. at the UNCG Baseball Stadium Nominations for Staff Senate 2015-16 elections will begin on March 1. The site is at http://staffsenate.uncg.edu.
Kathy Reichs — best-selling crime writer and inspiration for the Fox TV series “Bones” — will be the guest speaker at the Friends of the UNCG Libraries Annual Dinner Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Like her protagonist Temperance Brennan, Reichs is a forensic anthropologist — one of only about a hundred ever certified by the American […]
Jim Fisher (Theatre) will have a new book published this semester. “Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings” covers the history of theater as well as the literature of America from 1538 to 1880. The years covered by this volume features the rise of the popular stage in American during the colonial era and the first […]
Holly Goddard Jones (English / MFA in Creative Writing) is the inaugural recipient of Transylvania University’s Judy Gaines Young Book Award, which honors a work from the Appalachian region. The selection also comes with a $2,000 cash prize. “The Next Time You See Me,” her debut novel, chronicles a woman’s disappearance in a rural Kentucky […]
Bruce Pomeroy (Accessibility Resources and Services) was recently recognized for his “distinguished service” to the Greensboro Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities by Mayor Nancy Vaughan and the committee. He has served as chair of the committee for the past two years. The committee provides a supportive and advocacy resource for individuals with disabilities in […]
Dr. Catherine Scott-Little (Human Development and Family Studies) received additional funding from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for the project “Supporting Development of the North Carolina K – 3 Assessment.”
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_wtLGfLxg0[/youtube] Holly Goddard Jones (MFA in Creative Writing) talks about her debut novel, “The Next Time You See Me,” which chronicles a woman’s disappearance in a rural Kentucky town and the secrets its residents are keeping. She recently received the inaugural Judy Gaines Young Book Award Award.
UNCG’s AcadeMAKE conference on Feb. 20 focused on making and makerspaces within an academic campus environment. This conference helped to bridge the gap between play and application. The first conference of AcadeMAKE was a collaborative effort of the UNCG School of Education staff and UNCG Libraries staff and was supported by a State of North […]