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College life can be stressful. Balancing school work and social life can take a toll on one’s mental health, especially while navigating a global pandemic. “Mental health can quietly impact and affect all facets of life,” says Jamie Stephens, coordinator for outreach and peer education in the Department of Recreation and Wellness. “College students are […]

Dr. Prashanti Manda, assistant professor of informatics and analytics, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award for a new project aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges in the field of biology: data.  Biologists have a lot of data, but it isn’t always represented in formats that facilitate scientific inquiry […]

UNC Greensboro has once again been ranked as one of the best colleges for overall value and affordability in Money’s 2020 Best Colleges list. The “Best Colleges for Your Money” list offers a practical analysis of more than 700 four-year colleges. Rankings combine pricing estimates with indicators of alumni financial success, along with a unique […]

For the third 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 89 institutions across the […]

In the latest fiscal year, UNC Greensboro faculty brought in a total of $42.4 million in grant and contract funding to support their research, scholarship, and creative activity. The FY 2020 total surpasses the last nine fiscal year figures and contributes to a six-year stretch of impressive growth in research funding at UNCG. From FY […]

What does an international researcher who is working on understanding the link between COVID-19 and selenium do for his own personal health regimen during a pandemic? UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Ethan W. Taylor wants you to know. After his research was published earlier this year, and as a result of crafting many responses to requests about […]

A century ago this month, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was passed, guaranteeing and protecting women’s right to vote. On August 18, 1920, after a nearly 100-year long fight, Tennessee became the 36th and final state approval needed to ratify the amendment. How far have women’s rights come since then? How has the activism […]

Three UNC Greensboro leaders have been honored as part of the Triad Business Journal’s 2020 class of Outstanding Women in Business.  Mona Edwards, member of the UNCG Board of Trustees; Beth Fischer, vice chancellor for advancement; and Dr. Sherine Obare, dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering have been recognized for excellence in […]

High school counselors serve key roles in the college planning process – they often advise students on degree options, financial aid, and career pathways.  But some students may not be getting the help they need. Students who are DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program) recipients, are undocumented, or live in mixed-status families often find […]