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UNC Greensboro held its inaugural Juneteenth celebration on Monday, June 21, at the Elliott University Center on campus.  More than 150 students, faculty, and staff attended the event, which was co-sponsored by the UNCG Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, Student Government Association, Graduate Student Association, Chancellor’s Office, and Provost’s Office.  The movement to recognize Juneteenth at […]

UNC Greensboro is located in the heart of a vibrant and thriving city with plenty to do. Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been loosened for businesses, events, and public spaces, residents and visitors alike can partake in all that Greensboro offers – arts and entertainment, restaurants, cultural experiences, and parks and recreation activities.  Below, you’ll […]

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 […]

UNC Greensboro has been named a regional winner of the 2021 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU).  As a regional winner, UNCG will compete for the national C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award, which will be announced in November. Other finalists for the award […]

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 […]

UNC Greensboro stands out for its commitment to undergraduate research.  Students build close relationships with faculty and work alongside them in their labs, in the field, or in archives.  It’s a transformative experience that opens up countless opportunities. Just ask Aran Garnett-Deakin.  A 2020 human development and family studies graduate, Garnett-Deakin worked on multiple research projects […]

Many industries were turned upside down because of the pandemic, but perhaps one industry that was most impacted was the television and film industry, and three UNC Greensboro alumni can attest to that. Brad Smith, Joel Meyer ‘02, and Dale Williams ‘82 ‘90, all alumni of UNCG’s media studies program, worked together on the second […]