News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro continues to be recognized in national ranking lists for excellence, access, and affordability.  In recent weeks, UNCG has been featured in a variety of ranking lists – from Princeton Review to Forbes to Washington Monthly. Learn more about these accolades below.   U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges UNCG was ranked No. 1 […]

For the fourth consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.  The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is among 101 institutions across the […]

UNC Greensboro brought Spartan pride to downtown Greensboro last weekend as part of the North Carolina Folk Festival. The three-day celebration of creativity and cultural traditions through art, crafts, food, dance, and music featured multiple artists with ties to UNCG. Spartans returned to the festival for the third year with a new presence, setting up […]

For the third consecutive year, UNC Greensboro ranks No. 1 in North Carolina for social mobility in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UNCG moved up ten spots in the national social mobility rankings, from No. 23 last year to No. 13 this year.  The Top Performers in Social Mobility category, […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that scientists from UNCG’s Department of Nanoscience at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) are part of a new national effort to evolve the tools and methods for innovations in phosphorus sustainability. The $25M Science and Technology Center for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center funded by the National Science Foundation […]

It’s been two whole years since the music echoed through our city’s streets. Two years since the joyful noise of live performers found its way from five temporary stages to people seated in folding chairs, or sprawled out on soft green grass, or meandering to the next venue to catch another must-see act. Two hushed […]

For the 23rd consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has been recognized as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates in the Princeton Review’s “Best 387 Colleges” guide.  UNCG is one of six UNC System institutions to be included in the guide. Only about 14% of the country’s 2,800 four-year colleges are profiled in the guide. […]

It was pure coincidence that College of Visual and Performing Arts students Tavis Cunningham, Christoff Hairston, and Julian Kennedy sat at the same table one afternoon in Fountain View Dining Hall, and bonded over their shared talent and musical idols. But when they started singing together, the true magic happened. The chemistry was instant, and […]