News Items from UNC Greensboro

In 1996, UNC Greensboro’s then-Provost, Edward Uprichard, held a competition to establish a new university-based research center. Twenty-five years later, a center that was launched as a result of that competition is celebrating its quarter-century anniversary. Originally named the Center for Social Research and renamed in 2004, the UNCG Center for Youth, Family, and Community […]

As kids, Heather and Matthew Hunt hung out after school at the nursing facilities where their mother worked. They’d entertain themselves while their mother finished her shifts as a long-term care nurse. They’d play bingo with the older adults and listen to them tell stories about their lives. “My mom would pick us up from […]

Every year, on the second Monday in October, Indigenous Peoples’ Day is observed in various cities and states across the country, acknowledging both Native American peoples’ resilient perpetuity and significant contributions to our society. Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first recognized in 1992 when on the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Columbus to the Americas, […]

UNC Greensboro continues to be recognized in national ranking lists for excellence, access, and affordability.  In recent weeks, UNCG has been featured in a variety of ranking lists – from Princeton Review to Forbes to Washington Monthly. Learn more about these accolades below.   U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges UNCG was ranked No. 1 […]

The Weatherspoon Art Museum will renovate the lighting system in one of the museum’s galleries thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, as part of the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative.  This initiative is the first nation-wide program to support energy efficiency and clean energy projects in the visual arts. The initiative funds arts […]

Two alumnae educators received Guilford County Schools’ highest honors last week. KaTrinka Brown and Leah Carper were named Principal of the Year and Teacher of the Year, respectively. Carper is an English teacher at Northern Guilford High School who received her bachelor’s degree in Secondary English Education from UNCG’s School of Education. During the pandemic, […]

The Sphinx Virtuosi, one of the nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras, will perform on campus as part of the 2021-22 University Concert and Lecture Series on Friday, Oct. 8. Tickets can be purchased here. In addition to the concert, members of the orchestra will host a masterclass for string students in the College of […]