News Items from UNC Greensboro

A university needs an art museum. But what does an art museum need? A strong community of art-interested people to enjoy it, including students. CoWAM, an interdisciplinary student group based at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, is designing programming that encourages UNCG students to strengthen and enhance their contributions to the arts, particularly through interactions with […]

Students or faculty members with innovative ideas for building deeper community engagement and connection between fellow Spartans on campus have an opportunity to submit project ideas for $500 grants, out of total of $7,400 The iBelong grant project is calling for project applications, to support projects that help build a sense of belonging among Spartans. […]

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, […]