News Items from UNC Greensboro

University Communications recently spoke with Dr. Andrea Hunter, one of the Chancellor’s Fellows for Campus Climate and professor in the department of human development and family studies, about her work on a new website that focuses on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) at UNCG. In collaboration with Internet Technology Services and University Communications, Dr. Hunter […]

The UNC Greensboro Department of Communication Studies and the Greensboro History Museum have teamed up to host a series of “Democracy Tables” to deepen civic engagement and enhance community connections.  These virtual conversations invite residents to share experiences and concerns and to discover ways to make change in their communities. The project first launched in […]

“A pandemic within a pandemic.”  That’s how some have described domestic violence in the times of COVID-19.  Stay-at-home orders have left many victims trapped inside with their abusers. Confusion about whether agencies are open and operating has likely played a role in decreased calls to domestic violence hotlines. While it will take time to sift […]

The Fellowships Advising and Mentorship (FAM) unit of the UNCG International Programs Center is delighted to announce that of the nine students and recent alumni who applied for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program, four have been selected as semifinalists. Students can apply for two types of awards: Open Study/Research Awards or English Teaching Assistant […]

UNC Greensboro’s Ann Berry Somers, senior lecturer in biology, with John H. Roe, professor at UNC Pembroke, recently announced the release of a new paper on eastern box turtles, the North Carolina state reptile. “State-wide population characteristics and long-term trends for Eastern Box Turtles in North Carolina” was accepted by the Ecological Society of America’s Ecosphere journal.   […]

A new international honor society recognizing high-achieving students with disabilities has been established on UNC Greensboro’s campus to acknowledge and celebrate their academic accomplishments.   Last fall, the Zeta Phi chapter of Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society was established, becoming one of 170 chapters across the country, one of four in the state, and the […]

Cheryse McLeod Lewis ’01 MM has diversified.  The Greensboro native holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from the UNC Greensboro School of Music and has enjoyed a successful singing career, from the Seattle Opera to the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” She has performed with fellow Spartan Rhiannon Giddens […]

The UNC Greensboro men’s basketball team was in Greenville, South Carolina, a couple of weeks ago, preparing for a nationally televised matchup against Southern Conference foe Furman.  Just hours before tip-off, Head Coach Wes Miller got word that the game would have to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 cases within Furman’s program. The team swiftly […]

February is Black History Month, and UNC Greensboro will host a variety of virtual events throughout the month. Mr. SOUL! Film ScreeningFeb. 2, 7 p.m. PBS North Carolina has teamed up with RiverRun International Film Festival and the State Library North Carolina to present an exclusive screening of “Mr. SOUL!” – a documentary that explores […]

The College of Visual and Performing Arts continues the 2020-2021 Virtual Master Class Series in February with Jasmine Hearn, a Bessie-Award winning dancer, choreographer, and director, as well as Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In March, the series will feature playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage and visual artist Ann Hamilton. […]

UNC Greensboro’s School of Music will host its annual Collage concert virtually on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately 40 students and 20 faculty are featured in the pre-recorded concert. Each performance was recorded on campus in November and December, with appropriate COVID-19 safety measures. In January, all performances were edited together into the […]