News Items from UNC Greensboro

The first UNCG musical of the year kicks off this week with a whole lot of spunk, hip-shaking and, of course, hairspray. The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) is coming together to produce the Tony Award-winning musical “Hairspray” from Oct. 1-8 at UNCG’s Taylor Theatre. “Hairspray” has been on th school’s musical […]

Federal regulations require that institutions keep logs of student complaints.  The Office of Assessment and Accreditation, the Dean of Students Office and the Office of the General Counsel are offering a workshop that will clarify the processes surrounding these logs.  This workshop should be attended by assistant/associate deans, department heads, administrative assistants, and anyone else […]

The Contemporary Classics Poetry Series of Carnegie Mellon University Press will reissue Professor Stuart Dischell’s collection “Evenings & Avenues” (1996) and the 1991 National Poetry Series Prize winning collection “Good Hope Road” in 2016 and 2017, respectively.

UNCG’s Kendon Smith Lectures will be held Oct. 1-2, 2015. The UNCG Department of Psychology presents the series with the topic “Gene-Environment Interactions in Psychopathology and Beyond.” The series features Dr. Avshalom Caspi (Duke University), Dr. Danielle M. Dick (Virginia Commonwealth University), Dr. Ahmad Hariri (Duke University), and Dr. Stephen B. Manuck (University of Pittsburgh). […]

Each November, The UNCG Graduate School hosts the Three Minute Thesis / Dissertation Competition (3MT). Graduate students convey the essence and importance of their master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation research in an engaging way to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes and with one PowerPoint slide. Limited to the first 60 eligible registrants, entrants […]

Since 2013, UNCG’s Alianza has been a gathering point for university employees who are interested in collaborating around issues that impact Hispanic/Latin@ staff as well as initiatives that enhance activity on campus related to the Hispanic/Latin@ diaspora. According to the Office of Institutional Research 2014-2015 Fact Book, there were 65 university employees who self-identified as […]

As millions of Syrian refugees continue to pour into the European Union, the world is being called on to aid in the inevitable process of resettlement outside of Syria.  The Obama administration has responded with promises of finding resettlement of 10,000 Syrians within the United States. Public Health Education Associate Professor Dr. Sharon D. Morrison […]

Talk, “Truth and Reconciliation in Greensboro,” Spoma Jovanovic Wednesday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m., Pecky Cypress Room, Alumni House Talk, Bill Ferris and Joel Williamson, “Maud Gatewood: Artistic Voice of the South” Thursday, Oct. 1, Weatherspoon Auditorium, 5:30 p.m. Musical, “Hairspray” Thursday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., Taylor Theatre Psychology topics, Kendon Smith Lectures Thursday-Friday, Oct. 1-2 […]

Attend Monday’s strategic planning forum to share your input on themes that have emerged from the campus stakeholder discussions over the last year. The forum will be held Oct. 5, 3-5 p.m., Recital Hall, Music Building. An additional forum will be held Oct. 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m., EUC Auditorium. Each session will begin with a 30-minute […]

The African American & African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program at UNCG will host a Conversation with the Community on “The Status of Black Women and Girls in the U.S.” on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 6-7:30 p.m. in the UNCG Curry Auditorium, Room 225. Join a discussion on the status of Black women and girls in the […]