News Items from UNC Greensboro

The residents of Westerwood, the 101-year-old neighborhood just to the north of UNCG, will soon show up in a unique outdoor photo exhibition along the Lake Daniel Greenway. The project is called “Westerwood in Quarantine.” The idea was inspired by the national trend of porch portraits, and the time capsule-esque project focuses on neighborhood residents […]

The Committee on Honorary Degrees invites the UNCG community to identify people who would be good candidates for honorary degrees to be granted at the 2022 commencement or subsequent commencements. The purpose for awarding honorary degrees includes the following: To recognize individuals who demonstrate extraordinary achievement over their entire scholarly or artistic careers or who […]

Dr. Murray D. Arndt died August 30. He taught for more than 30 years for UNCG’s Department of English, serving as director of Warren Ashby Residential College. His courses were focused on writing, twentieth-century poetry, and the Bible as literature. One of his favorite classes was called “Grail Literature,” which included many works not usually […]

Garon Stradley Smith died August 17. She was a teacher for many years in UNCG’s Child Care Education Program (CCEP), as well as an instructor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Stradley was a true Spartan, earning two degrees from UNCG – a BFA in design and an M.Ed through the Birth […]

Dr. Jack Marius Jarrett died earlier this month. He was a composer, conductor, professor, and software creator who taught in the UNCG School of Music in the 1970s, before becoming the head of the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music, and he returned to UNCG to teach and direct several operas 2010-2013. Jarrett also […]

The UNCG Green Fund Committee is pleased to invite proposals from UNCG students and employees for efforts that support sustainability initiatives at UNCG. Projects may be for campus infrastructure, sustainability education, research, or professional development that benefits students. This academic year, to quickly support and empower our campus community’s response to the pandemic, the Committee […]

The streaming of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce’s Annual State of the Community, with local, state health and K-12 education leaders speaking, will be available for free for UNCG students, faculty, and staff. The event will be held virtually on August 26 from noon to 1:30 p.m., and will focus on economic recovery, equity, community […]