News Items from UNC Greensboro

What’s in a name? If you ask the cohort of UNC Greensboro alumni who recently received two prestigious national awards for their exhibition at UNCG Auditorium, the question is terrain rich in opportunities for learning and asking tough questions of past and present practices of commemoration. The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) […]

UNC Greensboro welcomed more than 150 Latinx students to campus last week for the third annual CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación) summer program. CHANCE is a five-day college immersion experience for Latinx high school juniors and seniors. Over the course of the week, students attend mock classes taught by UNCG faculty, […]

Only one American has ever won four Euroleague basketball championships. That’s Kyle Hines, who holds the UNCG all-time scoring record with 2,147 career points. Additionally, he holds the career records in rebounds (1,047), blocked shots (349), field goals made (582), and free throws made (419).  He led his CSKA Moscow team to the Euroleague Championship […]

UNC Greensboro received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to lead an assessment of dual enrollment pathways in North Carolina. SERVE, an education research and technical assistance center at UNCG, will partner with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, the N.C. Community College System, and the RAND […]

Earlier this summer, eight talented high school students took part in a special “white coat” ceremony at the UNC Greensboro-NC A&T Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN). The event marked the students’ entry into the Draelos Science Scholars Program and the world of scientific research. “Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, […]

A horn sounded and spectators cheered as a construction crane lifted a steel beam that had been decorated with an American flag, a small evergreen tree, and dozens of signatures into the air. The beam was then lowered into place atop the new Nursing and Instructional Building on Tuesday morning as part of a topping […]

UNC Greensboro has been selected to participate in the Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) Collaboratory, a highly selective community-based humanities and civic engagement initiative. UNCG is one of 5 Greensboro institutions and just 11 institutions nationwide to participate in the initiative, which is part of the larger Bringing Theory to […]

UNCG and N.C. A&T have been awarded a two-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $499,912 to build a high-speed research data network that will both connect the two largest universities in the Triad with each other and enable faster, easier sharing of research with scientists around the world. The Gate City Research Network (GCRN) […]