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When you ask junior Cory Henderson about anthropology and 3-D imaging, his eyes get wide and he starts talking a mile a minute. There’s the 3-D scanner that scans bones and fossils and coverts them into digital files. And then there’s the 3-D printer that uses a photo-sensitive resin to print a solid object from […]

Did you know that UNCG’s Jackson Library has not one, but two 3-D printers for students to design and create 3-D projects? Navied Alamoudi, a senior majoring in finance and economics, is one of six student staff members who work in the Digital Media Commons. He helps his fellow students navigate projects in Excel, fixes […]

During her time at UNCG, Amanda Ingman has studied abroad, been an active member of the Lloyd International Honors College, written an undergraduate thesis, worked an internship at the Greensboro Children’s Museum and volunteered at local schools. What’s even more impressive? She’s done it all in only two and a half years. Ingman attended the […]

They say you can’t take it with you. For the three Spartan artists in Siena, Italy, this summer – creating installations they knew they’d leave behind at summer’s end – that was OK. The inspiration, the memories and the lessons they learned in Italy will inspire them for a lifetime. Anna Stewart, Alison Lindley and […]

UNCG’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) recently honored five of its most accomplished alumni in the school’s second Distinguished Alumni Awards. On Thursday, Nov. 5, the school welcomed back to campus costume designer Susan E. Mickey ’76, music librarian John Shepard ’71, professor of viola and violin Dr. Michael Hall ’00 and retired […]

Dr. Omar H. Ali, interim dean of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Lloyd International Honors College, has been named North Carolina Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. UNCG Provost Dr. Dana Dunn nominated Ali for the award. […]

Attitude determines altitude. Zechariah Etheridge’s grandfather taught him that in life, attitude is everything. Now a senior at UNCG set to graduate in December, Etheridge holds tightly to his grandfather’s advice. “I strive to keep a good attitude about everything and always seek the joy out of life,” said Etheridge, who is double majoring in […]

As honey bees dance from flower to flower, they’re doing much more than making honey. In fact, according to UNCG Biology Professor Dr. Olav Rueppell, the sticky, golden treat is just “a nice byproduct” of the honey bee’s most important task – pollinating plants and sustaining agriculture. Each year, however, up to 70 to 80 […]

This Saturday, Nov. 21, UNCG students, alumni, faculty and staff will gather together to spread holiday cheer during the 10th annual Branches of Love. The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. in the Virginia Dare Room of the Alumni House. What started as a service project for UNCG Student Alumni Ambassadors has […]