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UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will join hands once again for the annual Joint Commemorative Program to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Harrison Auditorium on the campus of N.C. A&T. Activist, advocacy educator, youth engagement expert, producer, […]

If you’ve seen one photo of Emmylou Harris during her UNC Greensboro days, this is the one. It’s from Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” the first and only Shakespeare production for the aspiring actress from Birmingham, Alabama. She was a freshman attending UNCG on a drama scholarship. The actress on the right was Sandra Hopper, now Dr. […]

UNCG boasts a lively community of Twitter and Instagram users – see some examples below – but these popular apps can be intimidating for “newbies.”  Faculty and staff who want to learn the basics of these platforms are invited to a brown bag tutorial on Thursday, Feb. 6.  The tutorial will take place from noon […]

UNCG Women’s Basketball will host ETSU Thursday, January 9, at 7 p.m. in Fleming Gym. The Spartans will be competing in the fifth of their current seven game homestand, looking to deliver their fifth straight victory, and their eighth straight when playing at home. The UNCG Women’s Basketball team is 11-4 and off to its best start this […]

Are you interested in finding external funding for research, teaching, and creative activity. This workshop will explore how to get the most from grant-seeking databases (SPIN, GrantSelect, Grant Advisor Plus, and the Foundation Center). Participants learn to search for possible funding opportunities, practice identifying eligibility, and realize the importance of keywords. Everyone will have the […]

Discussions in the humanities – from philosophy and religion, to history and politics – guide our most crucial decisions, on a global scale and in very personal ways. They determine our understanding of ourselves and others, and how our communities build relationships and make progress. They shape our worlds. But over recent decades, false narratives […]

Parking Operations & Campus Access Management (POCAM) has installed four Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations in the McIver Parking Deck. The stations are operational and already being put to good use by commuters. The new McIver EV stations bring to total number of charging stations on campus to 13 (9 in Oakland), all of […]

The first Housing Hangout of the year, hosted by the UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies, will discuss affordable housing for Greensboro’s immigrant and refugee population. The event will be Feb. 7 at 12 p.m., in MHRA Room 1214. In addition to UNCG faculty, immigration activists, refugee housing specialists, and other community members and […]

The North Carolina Triad Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) recognized the winners of the 2019 AFP Philanthropy Awards at a luncheon held on Nov. 25, National Philanthropy Day. That November day is set aside each year to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy – and those people active in the philanthropic community […]