News Items from UNC Greensboro

“Along with his prior gift, six volleyball scholarships are funded by Jim’s generous giving,” according to UNCG Athletic Director Brian Mackin. James Dutton passed away on October 23. With a $2.2 million planned gift this fall, coupled with a $1.6 million planned gift announced earlier this year, his impact on the lives of future UNCG student-athletes will be incalculable.

A spinoff co-founded by a nanoscience alumna and associate professor beat 200 startups in TechCrunch Disrupt 2022’s Startup Battlefield. Minerva Lithium could revolutionize green energy initiatives by making it faster, less labor-intensive, and more cost-effective to collect a critical ingredient for batteries.

UNCG is collaborating with Epic Games with an opportunity for faculty, staff, and student educators to learn how to build interactive 3D experiences using Unreal Engine – the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool. Register now for the Unreal Engine Accelerator Experience – a hands-on educational workshop in using Fortnite’s Creative toolset on October 28-29. The deadline to register for one or both days of training is Friday, October 14.