How do individuals rebuild their sense of identity after a natural disaster? And how can city leaders use disasters as opportunities to eliminate inequalities? UNCG Professor of Sociology Steve Kroll-Smith has been exploring these questions ever since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. And the answers aren’t simple. First, there’s the issue of identity. […]
When Wes Miller became head coach of the Spartans, he was just 29 years old – the youngest head coach in Division I men’s basketball. He had just over three years of coaching experience and a few months under his belt as UNCG’s interim head coach. Miller was less experienced than his counterparts, but just […]
Chancellor Gilliam and three UNCG alumni – Jo Safrit, Justin Outling and Tom Martin – were featured on WUNC 91.5FM “The State of Things” program yesterday (Nov. 14). It was broadcast from Triad Stage’s Upstage area. The program may be enjoyed at http://wunc.org/post/university-north-carolina-greensboro-celebrates-its-125th-year.
See the first installment of this season’s Wes Miller Show, as the basketball season begins. The first home game is tonight (Nov. 15) in Fleming Gym at 7 p.m. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0tA2h4WbQI[/youtube]
On Saturday, Nov. 18, take a step back into ancient Greece and Rome for the 7th annual Classics Day festival. The free student-run event is held in conjunction with the North Carolina Junior Classical League (JCL) Fall Forum and raises awareness of the fascinating cultures of the ancient world and their contributions to modern-day society. […]
For a course in applied sustainability, the entire campus can be a classroom, and the UNCG Facilities staff are the experts. This past semester, Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture and Sustainability Faculty Fellow Dr. Amanda Gale taught a brand-new class for UNCG – Sustainability in the Built Environment, which enrolled students in both interior architecture […]
Where McIver Building now stands, UNCG will have a much-needed new Nursing and Instructional Building. The removal of McIver and the new building’s construction project will last from February 2018 to June 2020. You’ll see some preparation work in the weeks before then. Come hear a presentation about this project, Thursday, Nov. 30. The forum […]