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UNC Greensboro recently held its fifth annual CHANCE (Campamento Hispano Abriendo Nuestro Camino a la Educación) summer program. The college-immersion experience encourages Latinx students to pursue higher education by demonstrating that it is accessible to them.  Many campers choose to pursue their college education at UNCG because of their positive experience during the CHANCE program. […]

As the Senate moves closer to a bipartisan deal on $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects, they have the support of automotive industry analysts, especially for the $7.5 billion budgeted for electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, including charging stations. At UNC Greensboro, a researcher who studies transportation is focused on not only if EV charging stations are […]

This year has been unlike any other.  Events went virtual. Residence halls were turned into quarantine and isolation quarters. Faculty adapted their courses to a hybrid model. Students learned through a screen. Staff worked tirelessly to uphold a “culture of care” with a host of safety protocols and ever-changing guidelines. And through it all, Spartans […]

UNC Greensboro is located in the heart of a vibrant and thriving city with plenty to do, morning, noon, and night. Now that many are vaccinated and COVID-19 restrictions have been loosened for businesses, events, and public spaces, residents and visitors alike can enjoy all that Greensboro offers – arts and entertainment, restaurants, cultural experiences, […]

When Brianna Calvin moved onto campus in August of last year as a first-year biology major, she didn’t know what to expect. Because of COVID-19 and the de-densification of campus, many first-year students and upperclassmen alike believed that being on campus would instead be lonely and isolating. Regardless, Calvin thought that living in a residence […]

For three weeks in May, a group of eight UNC Greensboro students forged metals, split shingles, conducted paint analysis, and learned all things historic preservation.  The annual historic preservation field school, led by Professor Emerita Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll, provides students the opportunity to learn the fundamental principles of historic preservation and architectural conservation.  The course […]

The worst days for America gave it perhaps the most outstanding public college for women. Woman’s College (WC) was established as the Great Depression entered its third, horrible year. More and more men were becoming unemployed and marriage rates continued to decline, leaving young women urgently seeking ways to sustain themselves. At this campus, many […]

The following Chancellor message was sent out to all faculty, staff, and students on May 19, 2021. Dear Campus Community, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Debbie Storrs will be UNC Greensboro’s next Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and Professor in the Sociology department as confirmed today by the Board of Trustees. She begins […]

Denim has a long history in Greensboro. So does UNC Greensboro’s scholarly focus on apparel. Today, UNCG announced a $2 million gift from the Blue Bell Foundation, to support the University’s academic work in all aspects of the apparel industry. Through this gift, the foundation honors the legacy of the Blue Bell company within the […]