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UNC Greensboro is known for its sustainability practices on campus and is one of the most environmentally friendly universities in the nation, according to the Princeton Review and Sierra Club Cool Schools. And this holiday season, UNCG Sustainability has some tips to help environmentally-savvy Spartans reduce environmental impact as they celebrate with friends and family. […]

After a national search, UNC Greensboro (UNCG) today announced that Brian Mackin has been selected as the University’s Athletic Director, which was approved by the Board of Trustees on December 17. He begins his tenure on January 4, 2022. Mackin comes to UNCG from Conference USA (C-USA) in Dallas, TX, where he served as Deputy […]

A campus landmark is finally getting some love. In the recently approved 2022 state budget, UNC Greensboro was awarded $81 million to renovate and expand the beloved 71-year-old Walter Clinton Jackson Library. Named after UNCG’s third chancellor, it’s the most popular venue on campus with 10,000 visitors daily and 1.25 million annually. Originally built in […]

Alyssa Cavalieri ’21 is a researcher with heart. The triple major in English, philosophy, and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies crossed UNC Greensboro’s commencement stage last week, and she has plans for making an impact with what she’s learned, in unexpected ways. During her senior year, Cavalieri not only engaged her myriad of interests through […]

If you’re looking for gift ideas, UNC Greensboro has plenty to offer, from tickets to fantastic events at UNCG and on downtown stages to poetry, memoir, works of fiction, and historical studies, as well as new albums by faculty and alumni. “How to Survive a Human Attack: A Guide for Werewolves, Mummies, Cyborgs, Ghosts, Nuclear […]

Musician Ben Folds returned to UNCG last week to receive an honorary doctorate at Friday’s commencement. He addressed the graduates as well, during the ceremony. The evening before, he gave the UNCG community a rare treat: a full hour of conversation and questions/answers about his approach to songs, his career, and his remarkable memories of […]

As the fall 2021 UNC Greensboro Spartan graduates walked across the stage for their degrees in Greensboro Coliseum today, they also walked toward their futures. UNCG conferred approximately 1,491 bachelor’s degrees, 350 master’s degrees, and 134 doctoral degrees. Of the degrees awarded, 80 were conferred to international students.  The new Spartan alumni have proven to […]