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A field experience in Iceland. Conservation of coral reefs in Little Cayman. Practicing mindfulness in Tokyo. This summer, over 250 UNC Greensboro students are having the experience of a lifetime exploring new cultures, conducting research, and taking classes in 22 countries. There are a variety of ways for Spartans to get global experience during the […]

Feb. 12, UNC Greensboro and the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program received an extraordinary visitor: 14-time Grammy winner, and illustrious visionary in the jazz fusion world for nearly six decades, Herbie Hancock. He played a riveting two-hour set to a packed UNCG Auditorium, as part of the University Concert and Lecture Series, and also held […]

It can be a misleading name: The Science, Technology and Math Preparation Scholarships Program, known on campus as “STAMPS.” Yes, the program offers scholarships to UNC Greensboro students in the sciences with financial need. But there’s more – the nationally-recognized program provides faculty and peer mentorship, first-year seminars, undergraduate research opportunities, field trips, guest speakers, […]

The Spartan family is growing. This summer, approximately 2,800 first-year students and 1,400 transfer students will begin their UNC Greensboro journey at SOAR, the university’s two-day orientation program for incoming Spartans. SOAR is specifically designed to help students get connected to their academic community. Students build their schedules for the fall with the help of academic […]

For nursing students at UNC Greensboro, the labor and delivery simulation lab feels far from artificial. Students are checking vital signs, administering fluids and medication and responding to any range of complications: postpartum hemorrhage, fetal distress and preeclampsia. It’s a remarkably realistic simulation experience, made possible by the School of Nursing’s investment in state-of-the-art SimMom […]

A new tradition was born on Monday as UNCG welcomed the newest group of Spartans at the inaugural NAV1GATE New Student Convocation. Nearly 3,000 first-year and transfer students participated in the daylong event, which included a re-energized convocation celebration, a welcome from each dean, academic success sessions, a “UNCG History Walk” through campus and a “Convocation Craze” […]

More than 4,000 new Spartans will visit UNCG’s campus this summer for SOAR, the university’s undergraduate orientation program. The two-day orientation sessions kicked off last week with hundreds of new students arriving in Greensboro – some for the very first time – to begin their new journey as UNCG Spartans. A required program for all […]

One of the biggest barriers to accessing mental health services? For many Americans, it’s stigma. Discrimination from family, friends and coworkers can prevent individuals from improving their quality of life and getting the help they need. For Muslims in the United States, social and public stigma are often amplified. Outside of the Muslim community, some […]

Since 1980, childhood obesity in the United States has more than quadrupled among children ages six to 11. This Friday, when Darius Bennett turns his tassel, he’ll be one step closer to his goal of reversing this trend. “I want to be a pediatric registered dietician – to work with children and promote nutrition education […]