On this New Year’s Day, we pause to look forward to 2022 with hope. Hope. We could all use a little. Because 2021 was challenging and difficult for all of us on some level. But the year had its moments. As the year drew to a close, we caught a glimpse of the best of […]
14 projects received funding during the 2021-2022 academic year through the competitive New and Regular Faculty Internal Research Awards Program. This funding supports the initiation and advancement of research, scholarship, and creative activity. See the list of winners at UNCG Research.
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 […]
Last year, Dr. Prashanti Manda and colleagues received NSF funding to develop an open-source artificial intelligence application. Dr. Edna Tan was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Learn about their research in UNCG Research magazine .
As 2021 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all that UNC Greensboro has accomplished. It’s been another year to remember for the University. Spartans were finally back on campus for a more traditional semester after a year of virtual learning, research, and community engagement. In addition, our campus saw new […]
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 […]