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It’s summertime once again at UNC Greensboro, and Spartans are taking full advantage of the warmer weather, longer days, and a slower pace. For many students, summer is an opportunity to get caught up on coursework. Others are completing internships or working jobs, in Greensboro or elsewhere. If you’re sticking around the Triad this summer, […]

Audra McDonald, record-breaking winner of six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and the National Medal of Arts, brought more than her dazzling soprano to the UNCG Auditorium Saturday, March 9. For UNCG School of Theatre students who attended a brief Q&A before the concert, McDonald shared wisdom borne from a lifetime of […]

It’s our favorite week of the year: UNCG Homecoming. The campus-wide celebration kicks off on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to show off their Spartan spirit and participate in Homecoming activities and events throughout the week. This year’s celebration will feature some classic Homecoming traditions, like the Friday night […]

UNC Greensboro students, faculty and staff received a master class in communication from storied actor, writer, director and master communicator Alan Alda Sept. 21. Over a series of talks on campus, Alda shared insights on the importance, challenges and magic of effective communication. At the heart of each discussion was a simple but profound concept: […]

Spartans were spread across the City of Greensboro last weekend cleaning bikes, painting classrooms, removing invasive weeds and everything in between. Spartan Service Day, in its 11th year at UNC Greensboro, had 170 students participate in community service projects at 14 local organizations. “Spartan Service Day serves as the first step for students engaging with […]

New to campus? You’re invited to UNC Greensboro’s 13-day welcome home party: Rawkin’ Welcome Week. The annual event is an opportunity for first-year and transfer students to meet new friends, get involved with campus organizations and enjoy all that university life has to offer. Here are some of the highlights: Party like a RAWKstar: Paint […]

UNC System President Margaret Spellings visited Greensboro Wednesday afternoon for a special State of the University Address that highlighted the system’s four Triad area universities: UNC Greensboro, N.C. A&T State University, Winston-Salem State University and UNC School of the Arts. The event, which took place at the Union Square Campus in downtown Greensboro, was the […]