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This Friday, three students will be the first to graduate from UNC Greensboro’s Bachelor of Science in Information Science program. Launched in the spring of 2020, the multidisciplinary program blends coursework from library and information sciences, computer science, geography, information systems and supply chain management, and education research methodology to prepare students for careers in […]

While many internships were canceled or moved online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some industries, like public health, needed the help of interns more than ever. Students in UNC Greensboro’s Master of Public Health in Community Health Education program (MPH) are required to complete a five to six-month-long internship that builds upon three core competencies: […]

Thursday marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day and the birth of the modern environmental movement.  UNC Greensboro is recognized as one of the most environmentally friendly universities in the U.S. by the Princeton Review and Sierra Club Cool Schools. At UNCG, sustainability is defined as the enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, economy, […]

UNC Greensboro is offering students $1,500 toward the cost of campus housing for the 2021-22 academic year. New and returning undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to receive the housing grant, which UNCG is offering from its portion of institutional aid from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF). Part of the Coronavirus Response […]

JC Hazelwood, a graduate student in the applied sport psychology program and a graduate assistant coach for UNC Greensboro’s Academic Success Coaching Program (ASCP), logs onto a Zoom meeting with a first-year student. He asks the student how their studies are going and guides them through any academic struggles they are facing, taking time to […]

Cynthia Rivera-Kelley was attending a SOAR orientation session for parents when she learned about UNC Greensboro’s Parent & Family Advisory Council (PFAC), a group of family members of current undergraduate students who voluntarily support the students, faculty, and families of the University. Rivera-Kelley, now chair of the council, saw it as a great way to […]

College Avenue filled with students making their way to class. Colleagues sharing a meal together in the dining hall. Spartan fans packing the stands at UNCG Athletics games. Students sitting beside each other in a classroom intently listening to a lecture. Musicians, actors, and dancers sharing their talents onstage before a full auditorium. This was […]

Dr. Tami Draves was checking her email when a message arrived letting her know UNC Greensboro would host a coronavirus vaccine clinic. Draves, interim director and associate professor in the UNCG School of Music, was eligible to receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. She immediately made her appointment to receive the vaccine on March […]

Food insecurity among college students is prevalent on campuses across the country, and this issue has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Recent studies show that nearly one-third of students have experienced food insecurity since the beginning of the pandemic. About the same number of students also said hunger has impacted their ability to study, […]

March is Women’s History Month, and UNC Greensboro is celebrating with a variety of virtual and social-distanced, in-person events throughout the month, including performances and discussions by women and about women. Here are some of the highlights: Minerva’s GratitudeMarch 1, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Stop by the Elliott University Center’s Maple Room for a […]

UNC Greensboro’s Ann Berry Somers, senior lecturer in biology, with John H. Roe, professor at UNC Pembroke, recently announced the release of a new paper on eastern box turtles, the North Carolina state reptile. “State-wide population characteristics and long-term trends for Eastern Box Turtles in North Carolina” was accepted by the Ecological Society of America’s Ecosphere journal.   […]