News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Christopher Hodgkins, professor of English, has been awarded a $250,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Scholarly Editions Grant. The money will be used to support co-editor Hodgkins and Robert Whalen of Northern Michigan University (NMU), in producing “George Herbert: Complete Prose, with Latin and Greek Verse.” A once-in-several-generations project, Hodgkins’ and Whalen’s edition will […]

Dr. Rebecca Adams loves music. A leading scholar on the fans of the Grateful Dead and other musical acts, she saw her first Dead show in 1970. She was there for every show in Chicago this summer, as the Grateful Dead played their final shows as a band. Come hear her talk about her research […]

At last year’s Faculty Convocation, Provost Dana Dunn focused her remarks on the changing landscape in higher education. At this year’s convocation, held Sept. 16, she presented the findings from last spring’s COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey. COACHE is the Collaborate on Academic Careers in Higher Education. “It’s a climate survey,” she noted. It explains […]

UNCG is once again leading the way in entrepreneurship with the announcement that the Office of Innovation Commercialization (OIC) is partnering with HQ Greensboro. UNCG’s OIC and the city’s newest co-working space have teamed up to provide an office suite supporting the university’s spin-out companies and entrepreneurs. The new suite will be next to the […]

Dr. Thomas Matyok was a career US Army infantry officer, serving 23 years before retiring from active duty. Now, he is an integral part of UNCG’s Peace and Conflict Studies faculty. He is both the department Chair and Director of Graduate Studies. The UNCG program focuses on conflict transformation and management, addressing peacebuilding at interpersonal, […]

Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Jorge Quintal will receive an inaugural HUB Advocate Award for his work promoting and advocating for historically underutilized businesses. Quintal will receive the award during the MED Week Award Luncheon Thursday at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center. The award and luncheon are part of the City of Greensboro’s first […]

Talk, Elizabeth Hudson, Our State magazine editor Wednesday, Sept. 23, 4 p.m., Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House Forum on harassment and violence Wednesday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Cone Ballroom, EUC Talk, ‘Candidates, Campaigns and Chaos: 2016 Presidential Primaries’ Wednesday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., Rm. 120, School of Education Building Art reception, “Remembering Maud Gatewood” Thursday, […]