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This Friday, three students will be the first to graduate from UNC Greensboro’s Bachelor of Science in Information Science program. Launched in the spring of 2020, the multidisciplinary program blends coursework from library and information sciences, computer science, geography, information systems and supply chain management, and education research methodology to prepare students for careers in […]

While many internships were canceled or moved online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some industries, like public health, needed the help of interns more than ever. Students in UNC Greensboro’s Master of Public Health in Community Health Education program (MPH) are required to complete a five to six-month-long internship that builds upon three core competencies: […]

It’s 7 a.m., and Joshua Hodge courses through campus. Running gives him time to think of his day ahead and far-off plans. He considers himself blessed, with a package of scholarships, and a will to excel. Reporting to Quantico following May Commencement, he’ll give back through national defense. Then dedicate himself to educating the next generations. […]

The legacy of trailblazing excellence derived from Woman’s College is still felt across the UNCG campus and through the impact of our alumni. Check out public radio star Martha Bassett ’96 MM, visual artist and former Fulbright Scholar Sheena Rose ’16 MFA, WWII nurse and Congressional Gold Medal honoree Elsie Yuen Seetoo ’48, Steve Martin […]

UNC Greensboro has always been a home and incubator for poets and writers, through the MFA Program in Creative Writing and the surrounding literary community.  Because it’s April and the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month, faculty poets Stuart Dischell and Emilia Phillips offered a few words about how poetry is relevant and necessary right […]

Ten Spartans were honored at the Triad Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 awards event on Thursday, April 22.  The event, held virtually this year, recognizes extraordinary young professionals in the Triad.  The list of 2021 honorees includes three UNCG staff members, six alumni, and one student. See the list below.  Yubi Aranda Sandoval ’17Assistant […]

For the third year in a row, UNC Greensboro met or exceeded its annual targets on all five of its priority metrics as specified in “Higher Expectations,” the UNC System’s Strategic Plan. UNCG is the only UNC System institution to meet all priority goals. This year the University also achieved the feat on eight out […]

Using data-driven strategies to keep North Carolinians safe.  That’s the mission of UNC Greensboro’s North Carolina Network for Safe Communities (NCNSC), a training and technical assistance provider, research partner, and information exchange resource focused on reducing violent crime across the state.   NCNSC, led by John Weil and Stacy Sechrist, has worked with federal partners in […]

UNC Greensboro today announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Trustees, as well as the reappointment of Trustee Margaret Benjamin to a first four-year term. Ms. Anita Bachmann, Dr. Ernest Grant, and Mr. Tim Rice, each with tremendous business, civic, and community credentials, were appointed by the UNC System Board of […]

The PAAD2 Study seeks participants to help in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Potential participants should be:  generally healthy, between 40-65 years old, have family history of Alzheimer’s or dementia, and exercise less than 90 minutes per week. They will receive a 1-year virtual group exercise program or a short-term YMCA membership (or cash equivalent), up […]