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Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15, and UNC Greensboro is hosting a variety of virtual events each week to celebrate the diverse histories, cultures, and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities. The campus celebration kicked off Sept. 16 with a virtual Zumba class hosted by the Dept. of Recreation and Wellness. The celebration […]

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important that UNC Greensboro students, faculty, and staff remain committed to slowing the spread of the virus on our campus and in our community.  Spartans must continue to wear face coverings, maintain social distance, practice good hygiene, and show care for our community in order to […]

It’s rankings season once again, and UNC Greensboro continues to be recognized in national ranking lists for excellence, access, and affordability.  Last week, UNCG was ranked No. 1 in social mobility in North Carolina for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. UNCG moved up four spots in the national social mobility rankings, […]

Dr. Prashanti Manda, assistant professor of informatics and analytics, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award for a new project aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges in the field of biology: data.  Biologists have a lot of data, but it isn’t always represented in formats that facilitate scientific inquiry […]

The UNCG Faculty Senate will host a virtual Fall 2020 Convocation on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m. The virtual event will kick off with a Faculty Mace Bearer Ceremony at 3 p.m., followed by a student highlight video, remarks from Chancellor Gilliam, and a recognition of new faculty. Additionally, this year’s convocation will introduce […]

For the third consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.  The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is among 89 institutions across the […]

In the latest fiscal year, UNC Greensboro faculty brought in a total of $42.4 million in grant and contract funding to support their research, scholarship, and creative activity. The FY 2020 total surpasses the last nine fiscal year figures and contributes to a six-year stretch of impressive growth in research funding at UNCG. From FY […]