News Items from UNC Greensboro

The National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter (NASW-NC) has named Sarah Hamrick as the recipient of the 2018 NASW-NC Presidents’ Award for Master of Social Work (MSW) graduate student for the 2017-2018 academic year. The NASW-NC Presidents’ Award honors Hamrick’s leadership ability, academic achievement, commitment to her community, and potential to impact the […]

The Alumni House will begin accepting reservations for the 2018-19 academic/fiscal year on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 8 a.m.  All requests should be made online via the Alumni House Reservation/Inquiry Request webpage at http://alumni.uncg.edu/house.   For additional information, contact John Comer at 6-1466 or jfcomer@uncg.edu.

In 48 hours last week, the university received 1,100 gifts and over $517,000 toward 316 different funds across campus. Spartans wore their UNCG blue and gold, attended Spartan gatherings, and spoke out on social media, where #BelieveInTheG garnered almost 2 million social impressions. A few highlights: We exceed our goal of 1,000 gifts in 48 […]

UNCG seeks to commission a permanent public artwork to celebrate and pay tribute to the thirty-year period when the university was the Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina. The tribute should resonate with the feelings of innovation, revolution, and transition associated with Woman’s College as an integral piece of UNCG’s character, history and […]

What does it mean to be human? This Friday, UNC Greensboro, the UNCG Art Truck and Storyhound Theatre examine this question in the culmination of a three-month collaborative experiment at The Greensboro Project Space. The March 2 event is free (donations accepted), and doors open at 5:45 p.m. The Body Project is “equal parts event […]

Want to better explain your science work and results, succinctly? All UNCG scientists, including students, are welcome to come and develop presentation skills through a workshop, Saturday, March 24, at 10 a.m. During the event, participants will learn to present their research in 180 seconds in a form that can be understood by individuals with […]

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QPPvLVDwUI[/youtube] University Archivist Erin Lawrimore speaks about our university’s history in this new video. “At the very first commencement, President Charles McIver basically told the students, ‘Your job now is to go out and make a difference for the state.’ And they did.” The impact has continued, decade after decade.

Tuesday, March 13, 11 a.m. “Digital Media Commons (DMC) and Digital ACT Studio (DACTs)” by Armondo Collins, Head of Digital Media Commons and Vaughn Stewart, Director of Digital ACT Studio. Thursday, April 5, 11 a.m.: “Online Teaching and Library Resources” by Samantha Harlow, Online Learning Librarian Sign up here. Wednesday, March 14, 1:30 p.m. “Peer […]

Dr. Bob Gatten, 73, died on Feb. 23. He spent most of his academic career in UNC Greensboro’s Department of Biology, beginning in 1978. He received the university’s first Research Excellence Award in 1989. His research was sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, and by UNCG. He supervised the research […]