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On Monday, March 23, nearly 19,000 UNC Greensboro students made the transition to fully online learning.  There are now 570 online classes, taught by 385 faculty members. During the first week of online instruction, there were more than 2,500 Zoom meetings – totaling nearly 17,000 hours – and more than 3 million page views on […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that Bob Shea, currently Vice President for Business, Finance and Technology at Elon University, will become the University’s new Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration beginning May 1. At UNCG, Shea will lead an organization of more than 560 people spanning a wide range of University operations, including all financial functions, […]

The COVID-19 epidemic has caused another public health concern: a rise in mental health issues.  During this time of uncertainty, people are experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety, and even depression, and living in isolation only compounds these mental health struggles.  In the Q&A below, Dr. Jennifer Whitney, director of the Counseling Center at UNC […]

Social distancing doesn’t mean our health and wellness should be compromised. As we prepare for extended time indoors, how can we ensure good nutrition? And what cost-effective strategies should we keep in mind? We asked two graduate student experts from the UNCG Department of Nutrition – Sydney McCune, a PhD student in human/clinical nutrition, and Elisabeth Mueller, […]

As the world adjusts to the changing landscape under COVID-19, UNC Greensboro faculty and staff members are preparing for remote instruction and work. Their tenacious commitment to ensure our students receive a high-quality education continues.   The University is still open, albeit under unique circumstances. As of Monday, March 23, face-to-face courses at all institutions in […]

Traducción al español más abajo What is social distancing, and why is it important? How is COVID-19 causing other public health concerns? And what’s the best way to stay up-to-date with what’s going on?  As we face a global outbreak of the novel coronavirus, and a rising number of cases here in the United States, […]