News Items from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Meredith Powers’ Environmental Justice course is the definition of interdisciplinary. This semester’s cohort of undergraduate and graduate students is a mixed bag of academic disciplines – social work, biology, public health, anthropology, peace and conflict studies and others. The curriculum is an extension of Powers’ scholarship on the intersection of social work and environmental […]

UNCG will confer more than 1,800 degrees at the university’s December Commencement ceremonies next week. The university-wide commencement will take place Friday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. The doctoral hooding ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. at UNCG Auditorium. The degree total includes approximately 1,444 bachelor’s degrees, […]

When Lauren Allen’s father unexpectedly passed away a month ago from a heart attack, the registered nurse couldn’t help but wonder if things would have turned out differently if he’d lived in a big city. In the rural mountains, he was far away from a major heart center. Allen is among 44 students in UNCG’s […]

Jessica Ocasio understands the frustrations of affordable housing options for young adults. A native of Puerto Rico, she saw the scarcity of student housing as an undergraduate student. Now, Ocasio is equipping herself with a Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture in hopes of easing the housing burden for young adults. Her research explores […]

The Greensboro Sports Commission and UNCG Athletics will host the 2017 NCAA DIII Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships at UNCG Soccer Stadium this Friday and Saturday. The Semifinals will take place on Friday, December 1, with the women’s matches  at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and the men’s matches at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Championship matches will be held on Saturday, […]

Most people who live the Southeast have come across a box turtle at least once in their lives. But the population of the Eastern Box Turtle, North Carolina’s state reptile, is on the decline. Two UNCG researchers, Senior Lecturer and Lloyd International Honors College Faculty Fellow Anne Berry Somers and Professor Emeritus Catherine E. Matthews, […]