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 […]

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important that UNC Greensboro students, faculty, and staff remain committed to slowing the spread of the virus on our campus and in our community.  Spartans must continue to wear face coverings, maintain social distance, practice good hygiene, and show care for our community in order to […]

In the early 1970s, scientist Tu Youyou, leading a secret research group in China called Project 523, discovered artemisinin, now the world’s most effective treatment for malaria. Dr. Tu and her team discovered this molecule from sweet annie (Artemisia annua), a plant used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat fevers. In their early experiments, the […]

Although UNCG’s College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Concert & Lecture Series is on temporary hiatus during the pandemic, CVPA will continue its commitment to connecting artists and performers with the campus community through insightful, inspirational, and informative events. CVPA is offering a series of arts-related masterclasses that are open to all faculty, staff, students. […]

UNC Greensboro welcomed five new leaders this summer to help guide the University through these challenging and uncertain times. Dr. Jim Coleman is the new provost and executive vice chancellor; Tina McEntire is vice chancellor for enrollment management; Bob Shea is vice chancellor for finance and administration; Dr. Maria Anastasiou is associate provost for international […]

The UNC Greensboro School of Theatre is proud to present a first-of-its-kind fall virtual season featuring live productions streamed on-demand right in your living room. The season begins with “Marisol” by José Rivera, an apocalyptic comedy of urban realities and guardian angels that will stream on-demand October 15-17, 2020. Following this, Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” […]

Dr. Prashanti Manda, assistant professor of informatics and analytics, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award for a new project aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges in the field of biology: data.  Biologists have a lot of data, but it isn’t always represented in formats that facilitate scientific inquiry […]

Sustainability at UNCG is as crucial as ever, even as the University continues to adjust to hybrid forms of learning and working during the pandemic. Following are some key programs and features in which all Spartan faculty, staff, and students can support, get involved, and be informed with sustainability efforts across campus. UNCG Mobile app […]