News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro will host a symposium featuring keynote speakers, poets and performers. “Celebrating God’s Trombones: African American Cadences and Culture” acknowledges the 90th anniversary publication of James Weldon Johnson’s beloved work. All events are free and open to the public. When the noted author and NAACP activist James Weldon Johnson sat down to write “The […]

University Libraries presents its Spring 2018 Diversity Lecture featuring Randall Burkett, Curator of African American Collections at Rose Library, Emory University. The lecture, “Books, Boxes and Bangles: Building Research Collections in African American History and Culture,” will be held on March 15, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Hodges Reading Room of Jackson Library […]

This Thursday, March 1, Noelle Morrissette, UNCG associate professor of English, leads a discussion of Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” in conjunction with the exhibition of work by Sanford Biggers, currently on display at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Broadly interested in poetry and poetics, biography and autobiography, and gender and sexuality, Morrissette uses multiple approaches […]

UNC Board of Governors members and UNC System President Margaret Spellings visited UNCG  Tuesday morning. The morning began with Chancellor Gilliam and President Spellings signing Performance Agreements that further align the goals and strategies of UNCG and the UNC System around key priorities and metrics. After a welcome reception by Chancellor Gilliam, the board explored the Union Square campus […]

Faculty and staff are invited to nominate outstanding juniors and seniors for UNCG’s Golden Chain Honor Society, which was organized in 1948 to recognize students who have made significant and meaningful contributions to the university community. “Golden” denotes excellence and rarity, and “chain” signifies linkage – a binding together of past generations of students who […]

Attend a spring break week workshop, hosted by Staff Senate Personal and Professional Development. Find your “SPARCK.” Identify your talents and gift. Create your meaningful work statement. Develop strategies to engage in your meaningful work in different content areas. This workshop will empower you to take control of your life. It will be led by […]

UNC Greensboro is partnering with Well•Spring, A Life Plan Community, on a balance study aimed at improving the success rates of fall prevention programs for older adults. The three-year research project is funded by a $345,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. The study hopes to improve prevention programs and training for the approximately 15 […]

It was a familiar scene at the Greensboro Coliseum. Shouts of celebration. High-fives and hugs. A ladder, a pair of scissors and players beaming with pride as they cut down the net. For the second straight year, the Spartans are regular season Southern Conference champions. The UNC Greensboro men’s basketball team defeated Samford 88-75 in […]

Dr. Claudia Cabello Hutt’s academic aspirations began under a dictatorship. It was Chile, in the 1980s, and the cultural and intellectual life of the country was depressed. Countless teachers, university professors and other intellectuals had fled because of the authoritarian military government. Cabello Hutt was a young girl with big dreams and a lot of […]

Five UNC Greensboro alumni were recognized at the Triad Business Journal’s 15th-annual 40 Under Forty event, honoring young leaders across the Triad, held at UNCG’s Elliott University Center on Thursday, Feb. 15. Sponsored by the Bryan School of Business and Economics, the event honors the top movers and shakers – under the age of 40 – […]