News Items from UNC Greensboro

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, UNC Greensboro hosted UNC System President Margaret Spellings and the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body charged with the governance of the 17-campus UNC System. Spellings and board members observed nursing simulations at the Union Square Campus in downtown Greensboro, participated in a tour of the new Millennial Campus districts […]

It’s tournament time for the Spartans. The men’s and women’s basketball teams travel to Asheville this week to compete in their respective Southern Conference tournaments. And the stakes are high – a tournament championship for either team means a trip to the Big Dance. The women’s team will face off against Chattanooga on Thursday at […]

Dr. Gideon Wasserberg (Biology) received a third-year continuation of his RO1 award from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for his project “Oviposition attractants for surveillance and control of sand flies, vectors of Leishmania.” By applying an ecologically based approach, Dr. Wasserberg seeks to identify weak links in the life-cycle of the pathogen and target […]

Dr. Julie Edmunds (School of Education, SERVE Center) received new funding from the American Institutes for Research for the project “Follow-up Study of the Impact of Early College High Schools.” She also received new funding from the University of North Carolina System Office/myFutureNC, a statewide educational commission focused on developing goals and strategic goals around […]

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a “Chancellor Musings” message to the campus community. The full message is below.    There’s more than one way home Ain’t no right way, ain’t no wrong And whatever road you might be on You find your own way ’cause there’s more than one way […]

Dr. Chris Payne (Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships) received funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families and an award from Guilford Child Development (GCD) for his project “Partnerships to Enhance Early Care and Education.” Through the project and the efforts of GCD, they will increase […]

Nearly 2,000 future Spartans and family members visited the UNC Greensboro campus on Saturday for Destination UNCG. The annual event is an opportunity for admitted students to get a jump-start on their first year of college. Throughout the day, students explored academic interests and campus life, toured the campus, met with current students and learned […]