News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 […]

Dr. Debra Barksdale has spent the past few months preparing to become the new dean of the UNC Greensboro School of Nursing, and she assumed her new role Monday, July 19. Barksdale is a first-generation college graduate and a nationally recognized scholar, teacher, and practitioner. She brings tons of energy, a wealth of fresh ideas, […]

UNCG baseball standouts Brendan Collins and Corey Rosier were selected during the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft Tuesday afternoon. Rosier was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 12th round with the 354th selection. Collins was drafted by the 2019 World Series champion Washington Nationals in the 17th round. He was the 503rd selection. They are the first Spartans drafted […]

As the new academic year swings into gear, UNC Greensboro’s Alumni House will be more inviting than ever – with refinished oak floors, a brightened appearance in the main reception room, and a new name for this newly enhanced room. The Oakley Family Reception Room, on the main floor, received its official name at today’s […]

North Carolina and the Piedmont Triad region have a history of successful refugee resettlement dating back to the early 1980s, making it a natural laboratory for examining the health and integration of ethnically and linguistically diverse newcomer communities. But the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed deep-seated inequities in health care for communities of color and amplified […]

With less than a month to go until the opening ceremonies at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, there has been much discussion surrounding the environmental conditions that members of Team USA will face as they compete in their respective sports. Conditions are expected to be the hottest on record during this year’s Olympic Games, and efforts […]

For many, July Fourth weekend is synonymous with fireworks, cookouts, and packed beaches. John Adams himself wrote that Independence Day should be celebrated with “pomp and parade” and “bonfires and illuminations.”   But what’s often missing from our July Fourth celebrations are reflections and conversations about the history of American independence – the Continental Congress, the […]

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 […]

This year has been unlike any other.  Events went virtual. Residence halls were turned into quarantine and isolation quarters. Faculty adapted their courses to a hybrid model. Students learned through a screen. Staff worked tirelessly to uphold a “culture of care” with a host of safety protocols and ever-changing guidelines. And through it all, Spartans […]