News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro has always been a home and incubator for poets and writers, through the MFA Program in Creative Writing and the surrounding literary community.  Because it’s April and the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, faculty poets Stuart Dischell and Emilia Phillips offered a few words about how poetry is relevant and necessary right […]

In summer, Campus Weekly goes to an every-other-week schedule. Listed below are the dates we will be sending out Campus Weekly through the end of spring and summer. Submit your stories and links by the Friday before a publishing date. May  5     begin every-other-week schedule                                           […]

The PAAD2 Study seeks participants to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Potential participants should be:  generally healthy, between 40-65 years old, have family history of Alzheimer’s or dementia, and exercise less than 90 minutes per week. They will receive a 1-year virtual group exercise program or a short-term YMCA membership (or cash equivalent), up […]

Jean-Paul François Xavier Koenig, who taught French in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (formerly the Department of Romance Languages), died March 28. A Madagascar native, Koenig attended the Lycee Gallieni. In his youth, his Malagasy grandmother taught him Malagasy customs, and from 1955 to 1962 he taught the Malagasy language in private schools […]

This week, April 19-23, undergraduate researchers present their work in the Carolyn and Norwood Thomas Undergraduate Research and Creativity Expo, a virtual presentation this year. This year, there are 223 presentations by more than 239 students, working with 90 mentors, and representing 29 academic departments and programs.  Another distinction for the expo includes partnering with […]

Every spring, there is much to celebrate for students who are graduating, or just concluding a successful first year in their program. UNC Greensboro also celebrates the faculty who have supported students in the classrooms, in the labs, in preparing for their careers, and in community outreach. Dr. Rebecca MacLeod was honored this year with […]

UNC Greensboro’s Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo is coming up April 19 – this year, virtually – and it’s also time to honor the faculty mentors who have helped and inspired students along the way, engaging them in real-world scholarship and helping them fine-tune their research skills. Dr. Laurie Wideman received the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, […]

Literature and community-building – those are the themes that have grown throughout the career of UNC Greensboro alumna Ruth Dickey ’04 MFA. The graduate of UNCG’s MFA Program in Creative Writing has taught poetry workshops in soup kitchens, drop-in centers, and the DC public schools, and she has held an array of leadership positions that […]

Virtual services are not new for UNCG University Libraries. The libraries have provided reference service through a chat format since 2001. There has also been a full-time distance education/online learning librarian since the mid 2000s, and UNCG Libraries has coordinated with various UNCG units on online learning since the beginning of online instruction at UNCG. […]

Applications are invited for grants to support informal programs of interdisciplinary inquiry involving both faculty and students during the 2021-2022 academic year. Depending on availability of funds, two or three awards will be made to groups of faculty and students who propose coherent plans for interdisciplinary inquiry in any area of knowledge. The aim of […]

Dr. Charles Pressley Roberts Tisdale died March 17. He taught medieval literature in UNCG’s Department of English for more than 30 years and also served as associate department head, co-founder and head of the Residential Learning College, dean of Academic Advising, and chair of the Faculty Senate. He received the Gladys S. Bullard Award for […]