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Early this week, faculty and students were notified about changes to the format of course offerings for Fall 2021 via University messages and a video message from Associate Vice Provost of Student Success Dr. Andrew Hamilton. Much progress has been made in addressing the pandemic, including wide-spread availability of vaccines and a significant drop in […]

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the week. Dr. Debra J. Barksdale was featured in The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education for her […]

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the week. Dr. Noah Lenstra wrote a featured article about public libraries and their plan to distribute food […]

Dr. Vira Rodgers Kivett died May 18.  She was not only a UNCG faculty member but a triple alumnus who received a bachelor’s of science from Woman’s College in 1955, and a master’s of science and Ph.D from UNC Greensboro.  Dr. Kivett began her career as a UNCG employee as campus dietician and became director […]

Dr. Karl Schleunes, Professor Emeritus of history, died May 15. He taught at UNCG from 1971 to 2010, when he retired.  Dr. Schleunes was a renowned scholar of Holocaust and German Empire history, helping to establish a new field in modern historical studies during the 1960s. He pursued groundbreaking research in the Berlin Document Center […]

Chelsea Ann Bunch Burke, Assistant Registrar for Strategic Scheduling in the University Registrar’s Office, died May 16. She was a double UNCG alumna with a bachelor of arts in international and global studies and a master of arts in applied arts and sciences. She became a member of the URO team in 2009 as a […]

UNC Greensboro recently celebrated projects that were awarded funding support from the campus iBelong Project, which began in Fall 2018 with the goal of assessing campus climate at UNCG. The project will use survey data to make changes on campus to be more inclusive to all students. The project utilized the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments […]

“Ready for School, Ready for Life,” in partnership with UNC Greensboro and The Duke Endowment, has launched a new community survey to seek input from Guilford County residents about early childhood and school readiness. The survey will inform the “Get Ready Guilford Initiative,” which is supported by a multi-year investment from. Blue Meridian Partners to […]

UNC Greensboro’s Equity and Diversity website has launched two new resources: The Diversity Dashboard Series, which is an interactive tool providing equity, access, and climate indicators for faculty and staff; and The Training Commons, which is a portal for information and resources about targets of diversity education and training on campus. Using a boutique approach, […]