News Items from UNC Greensboro

Thanksgiving Day 2020 – just like everything else this year – will certainly be different. A carefully-planned, light-speed grocery trip for ingredients. An intimate meal with those you live with. An outdoor, masked “hello” to a neighbor. Virtual meals with relatives. Hand sanitizer galore. A re-imagined holiday presents a perfect opportunity to create new traditions […]

It’s perhaps the most relevant course offered at UNC Greensboro this fall: Pandemics, Plagues, and Outbreaks.  The 200-level online anthropology course, taught by Dr. Cassandra Workman, examines how anthropology can be used to understand pandemics and the role of human behavior in them.  “Throughout the semester, we’ve worked historically through several previous pandemics, including the […]

Professor of Piano John Salmon is the guest artist and clinician in the Virginia Music Teacher’s  virtual conference. See his full program of presentations, which includes a recital in Tew Recital Hall and two workshops: one with co-presenter and UNCG piano faculty member Annie Jeng called “Dave Brubeck’s Classical Piano Compositions” and and another titled […]

UNCG Senior Lecturer in biology Ann Berry Somers is well-known figure in North Carolina herpetology and public service. She is a past recipient of the Governor’s Award for Public Service, the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award in Raleigh, the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCBAR) Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM Education, and has […]

On Nov. 12-14, UNCG School of Theatre will present “Hear Our Voices: An Inclusive Celebration of New Musical Theatre.” The production is a brand-new song cycle which consists of unpublished music written and composed by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color), disabled, female and LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Pansexual, Transgender, Genderqueer, Queer, Intersexed, Agender, […]

UNCG Athletics finds success because of the hard work and dedication of student-athletes and coaches, and also because of the support staff members who work with them. Several UNCG Athletics staff members are featured in a new spotlight series through the Athletics website, and there’s more to come. Find out what books they’re reading, their […]

Of the nearly 2,000 nominations submitted for the eighth annual 2021 GRAMMY Music Educator Award, two UNC Greensboro alumni have been named semifinalists for the award. Brian McMath ’96 BM, ’10 MM and Donald Walter ’94 BM, ’12 MM are among the 25 semifinalists for this national award, representing both North Carolina and Guilford County […]

In the new afterword of Dr. Omar Ali’s book, “In the Balance of Power: Independent Black Politics and Third Party Movements in the U.S.,” Jacqueline Salit calls out the damage partisanship has done to American politics and American political culture. “Today there is also a profound weakening of governing and political institutions, of parties and […]