The Fall 2021 issue explores projects and initiatives that address gaps in health and education, strengthen and diversify workforces, and apply innovative methods and community-centric values. ADHD success programs, little free libraries and literacy support, STEM evaluation, a bigger molecule, and more. Read more in print or online.
Season tickets for the upcoming 2021-22 UNCG men’s and women’s basketball seasons are available now. Both teams will play 15 home games this winter, and both open their seasons at home on Tuesday, Nov. 9. The women’s team starts against UNC-Asheville at Fleming Gym, and the men’s team plays crosstown rival N.C. A&T at the […]
UNC Greensboro School of Theatre students will perform a musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” opening on Sept. 24 at Taylor Theatre. Faculty members Randall McMullen, Dominick Amendum, Eric Speer, John Gully, and Chip Haas have worked alongside MFA candidates to create this Shakespearean comedy that explores love. The show will have five […]
For the fourth consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is among 101 institutions across the […]
Meet Megan George Cain: a business owner and published author who has been featured on HGTV, DIY Network, Forbes, USA Today, and more. Her business, The Zen Succulent, all started with a passion for plants, and her success story began at UNC Greensboro. “I grew up in a house that had over a hundred plants. […]
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro continues to take huge strides in its equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The museum will collaborate on anti-racist project models and practices as part of the Museum Partnerships for Social Justice Project, a recently announced initiative of the Henry Luce Foundation’s American Art Program. The foundation granted the […]
The clean-tech company Minerva Lithium was founded by UNCG alumna Dr. Sheeba Dawood and Associate Professor of Nanoscience Hemali Rathnayake, who have developed a platform that can selectively trap valuable minerals and harmful pathogens from water. Read more at UNCG Research.
UNC Greensboro brought Spartan pride to downtown Greensboro last weekend as part of the North Carolina Folk Festival. The three-day celebration of creativity and cultural traditions through art, crafts, food, dance, and music featured multiple artists with ties to UNCG. Spartans returned to the festival for the third year with a new presence, setting up […]
For the third consecutive year, UNC Greensboro ranks No. 1 in North Carolina for social mobility in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UNCG moved up ten spots in the national social mobility rankings, from No. 23 last year to No. 13 this year. The Top Performers in Social Mobility category, […]
UNC Greensboro today announced that scientists from UNCG’s Department of Nanoscience at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) are part of a new national effort to evolve the tools and methods for innovations in phosphorus sustainability. The $25M Science and Technology Center for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center funded by the National Science Foundation […]
Calling all sophomores – UNCG is throwing a special welcome back celebration just for you! Because the Class of 2024 missed out on a traditional fall semester last year, the Division of Student Success and Student Affairs are hosting a Sophomore Kick-off and a Sophomore Symposium to provide second-year students with a sense of belonging […]