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It was an uncommon scene in a small classroom in rural Randolph County last week: Four headmasters from China seated at desks with a group of enrapt middle-school students, discussing everything from education policy to Southern barbecue. The meeting was made possible through a collaboration between the UNCG School of Education, UNCG’s Principal Preparation for […]

The Elliott University Center will host its second Red Cross Blood Drive of the academic year on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Cone Ballroom. Schedule your donation appointment today and help the EUC reach its 300-pint goal. For those wishing to donate double red blood cells, the Red Cross is […]

How much of a difference can your SECC contribution make? Over 20 non-profit organizations were on hand for the annual UNCG State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) Kick-off and Agency Fair on Oct. 23 to tell faculty and staff just how much. The SECC, the official annual giving campaign for state employees, strengthens North Carolina communities […]

This Thursday at 6 p.m. and Friday at 3:30 p.m., the departments of Geography and Economics and the Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program will sponsor two sessions, open to the community, on sustainable transportation and alternative fuels. The events will be directed by Dr. Michael Kuby, Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban […]

Kathleen (Kathy) Baber has been named director of UNCG Student Health Services (SHS). Kathy joined UNCG Student Health Services in January, 2015, and has served as interim director for over a year. She brings to the role over 27 years of healthcare experience in hospital and medical practice administration. Her most recent experience prior to […]

Dr. John Z. Kiss (Dean, College of Arts and Sciences & Professor of Biology) received the Founder’s Award from the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR). This is the highest award presented by the society, given for lifelong contributions to gravitational and space biology. He received the award last Saturday at the association’s […]

Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. has been named one of the Triad Business Journal’s 2017 Power Players. The journal notes that in the past year, the chancellor has announced plans for a two-part Millennial Campus, one focused on health and wellness, and one focused on the visual and performing arts. View the Triad Business Journal […]