News Items from UNC Greensboro

October is Archaeology Month, and several UNC Greensboro archaeology researchers will give virtual talks that focus on the mysteries and history buried beneath the earth in Guilford County and in Old Salem. The researchers will also lead an in-person Archaeology Day at the Greensboro History Museum, at 130 Summit Ave, in downtown Greensboro. Archaeology Day […]

Dr. Christopher Hodgkins, a UNC Greensboro professor of English and director of the George Herbert Society – housed at UNCG – has been awarded a prestigious $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Hodgkins’ fourth NEH grant, the award will finance production of the three-volume book series, “George Herbert: Complete Works,” with […]

Beer plays an important role in North Carolina’s history. Just ask University Libraries staff and local beer historians Richard Cox, David Gwynn and Erin Lawrimore. “North Carolina beer history is, for better and worse, North Carolina history,” says Cox, digital technology consultant. “It touches upon the labor movement, civil rights, the women’s movement, and the […]

Members of UNCG’s Interior Architecture and Computer Science departments recently teamed up to create a virtual reality (VR) tour of the historic Magnolia House as it would have appeared in the 1950s. The Magnolia House, located near downtown Greensboro, is a segregation-era hotel that housed notable African American travelers. Read more on the College of […]

UNC Greensboro Laci Gray discusses her undergraduate research experience. Gray – a McNair scholar, Honors college student, and psychology major – examined the cognitive symptoms believed to be associated with borderline personality disorder. Read an interview with her on the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Office webpage.

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 summer, 18 Spartans are conducting research, preparing applications for graduate school, and learning all things academic professionalization as part of the annual UNCG-McNair Summer Research Institute.  The UNCG-McNair Scholars Program, launched in 2017, is a federally-funded TRiO program designed to prepare undergraduate students for the pursuit of a PhD. The program is specifically for […]

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 […]

UNC Greensboro University Libraries, along with faculty partners across the state, has received an $150,000 digital extension grant from The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to expand its Digital Library on American Slavery (DLAS) to three more campuses in North Carolina: North Carolina Central University, UNC Pembroke, and East Carolina University. As part of […]