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At first glance, the newest building on campus is a massive brick-and-glass structure in shades of red and gray. But the real color of the Nursing and Instructional Building is green. Green with a hint of Gold. The NIB has continued a trend on UNC Greensboro’s campus, earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) […]

As kids, Heather and Matthew Hunt hung out after school at the nursing facilities where their mother worked. They’d entertain themselves while their mother finished her shifts as a long-term care nurse. They’d play bingo with the older adults and listen to them tell stories about their lives. “My mom would pick us up from […]

UNC Greensboro’s Center of New North Carolinians (CNNC), led by Dr. Diya Abdo, was recently awarded a new grant from the CDC Foundation to provide flu and COVID-19 vaccine education and access among immigrants and refugees in the Greensboro area, in collaboration with the New Arrivals Institute.  Through the Triad Vaccine Education and Access Project, […]

Every year, on the second Monday in October, Indigenous Peoples’ Day is observed in various cities and states across the country, acknowledging both Native American peoples’ resilient perpetuity and significant contributions to our society. Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first recognized in 1992 when on the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Columbus to the Americas, […]

UNC Greensboro continues to be recognized in national ranking lists for excellence, access, and affordability.  In recent weeks, UNCG has been featured in a variety of ranking lists – from Princeton Review to Forbes to Washington Monthly. Learn more about these accolades below.   U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges UNCG was ranked No. 1 […]

The Weatherspoon Art Museum will renovate the lighting system in one of the museum’s galleries thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, as part of the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative.  This initiative is the first nation-wide program to support energy efficiency and clean energy projects in the visual arts. The initiative funds arts […]

The Sphinx Virtuosi, one of the nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras, will perform on campus as part of the 2021-22 University Concert and Lecture Series on Friday, Oct. 8. Tickets can be purchased here. In addition to the concert, members of the orchestra will host a masterclass for string students in the College of […]

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 […]

Vocal trio 1aChord performed live for the first time since their run on America’s Got Talent on UNC Greensboro’s campus as part of a dining event on Friday, Sept. 24. Spartan Dining hosted America’s largest college street food festival, “Festi-ful,” the first signature event from Chartwells’ Joy-Ful program, which is a year-long campaign aimed at […]