News Items from UNC Greensboro

We extend our condolences to the families of the victims gunned down in a racially motivated mass murder at a grocery store in Buffalo, NY. This heinous act of violence was fueled by an ideology of hatred intended to instill fear and divide us. UNCG stands in solidarity with the people of Buffalo and condemns […]

Tony Award-winning actress and UNC Greensboro alumna Beth Leavel ’80 MFA left an indelible impression on musical theatre students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts last week. Teaching a masterclass in the Sprinkle Theatre – by all accounts one of the best-ever to be given at the University – Leavel offered advice for […]

An interdisciplinary team of scientists at UNC Greensboro has been awarded the university’s first National Science Foundation (NSF) major research instrumentation (MRI) grant – totaling $642,892 – to install a high-powered micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) machine. The new X-ray based instrument, installed in March, will give scientists at UNCG and across the region the ability to produce high-resolution […]

Senior Colin Alexander of the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s track & field team recently rewrote the record books. On Friday, April 15, Alexander took on the outdoor mile with one goal in mind – to break the school record. The school record that was once held by two-time Olympic medalist Paul Chelimo on March 22, 2013 at the HPU […]

A very small percentage of collegiate equestrians make it to the national championship each year. On May 5, not one but two Spartans – Savannah White and Gillian Pearson – represented UNC Greensboro in the quest for the national title at their respective levels.  “You’ve made it already!” UNCG Equestrian Club coach Allison Townley ’02 […]

UNCG conferred honorary degrees to Broadway’s Beth Leavel ’80, as well as Dennis Quaintance and Nancy King Quaintance of Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels during Friday’s Commencement ceremony.  Honorary degrees recognize individuals who demonstrate extraordinary achievement over their entire scholarly or artistic careers, or who have performed distinguished public service in their lifetime. Beth Leavel was […]

Irene Richardson was in South Florida to attend a pathology research symposium when she woke up in her hotel room and discovered she couldn’t move her arms or legs. She used the voice recognition function on her cell phone to call for help. Doctors initially believed stress and fatigue had brought on the numbness in […]