News Items from UNC Greensboro

Since dance programs first began at Woman’s College in 1957, they have lived in the Rosenthal wing of the Coleman Building, once called Rosenthal Gymnasium. Before this past year, UNC Greensboro’s School of Dance classes, rehearsals and performances took place in two renovated gym spaces, including the black box theater and a small ballet studio […]

A few special guests paid a visit today to Moss Street Partnership School in honor of its inaugural year. UNC System President Margaret Spellings, UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., and North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger got a first-hand look at the innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program in action […]

UNC Greensboro students, faculty and staff received a master class in communication from storied actor, writer, director and master communicator Alan Alda Sept. 21. Over a series of talks on campus, Alda shared insights on the importance, challenges and magic of effective communication. At the heart of each discussion was a simple but profound concept: […]

Rhiannon Giddens stressed two points in her visit to campus Sept. 10: “Globalization is not a modern concept.” “Something always came before.” The Grammy recipient and MacArthur Fellow joined multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi and historian Dr. Omar Ali in the discussion “Bilal’s Songs: Mixing and Re-Mixing the African Diaspora and Islamic World” in UNCG’s EUC Auditorium […]

UNC Greensboro received the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The annual HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is one of six institutions in […]

As UNC Greensboro continues to grow, so does its faculty. The University has welcomed 97 new faculty members across six colleges and schools for the 2018-19 academic year. UNCG’s newest faculty span a range of backgrounds, academic disciplines and research interests. Read the full story here.