News Items from UNC Greensboro

The residents of Westerwood, the 101-year-old neighborhood just to the north of UNCG, will soon show up in a unique outdoor photo exhibition along the Lake Daniel Greenway. The project is called “Westerwood in Quarantine.” The idea was inspired by the national trend of porch portraits, and the time capsule-esque project focuses on neighborhood residents […]

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15, and UNC Greensboro is hosting a variety of virtual events each week to celebrate the diverse histories, cultures, and contributions of the Hispanic and Latinx communities. The campus celebration kicked off Sept. 16 with a virtual Zumba class hosted by the Dept. of Recreation and Wellness. The celebration […]

As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important that UNC Greensboro students, faculty, and staff remain committed to slowing the spread of the virus on our campus and in our community.  Spartans must continue to wear face coverings, maintain social distance, practice good hygiene, and show care for our community in order to […]

College is a transformative time for students. Coursework, class discussions, and community and campus involvement all play a part in helping students find their voices and develop their civic identities. UNC Greensboro was recently named one of the best colleges for student voting by Washington Monthly. The University’s student voting rate is above the national […]

It’s rankings season once again, and UNC Greensboro continues to be recognized in national ranking lists for excellence, access, and affordability.  Last week, UNCG was ranked No. 1 in social mobility in North Carolina for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. UNCG moved up four spots in the national social mobility rankings, […]

In the early 1970s, scientist Tu Youyou, leading a secret research group in China called Project 523, discovered artemisinin, now the world’s most effective treatment for malaria. Dr. Tu and her team discovered this molecule from sweet annie (Artemisia annua), a plant used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat fevers. In their early experiments, the […]

UNC Greensboro welcomed five new leaders this summer to help guide the University through these challenging and uncertain times. Dr. Jim Coleman is the new provost and executive vice chancellor; Tina McEntire is vice chancellor for enrollment management; Bob Shea is vice chancellor for finance and administration; Dr. Maria Anastasiou is associate provost for international […]

The UNC Greensboro School of Theatre is proud to present a first-of-its-kind fall virtual season featuring live productions streamed on-demand right in your living room. The season begins with “Marisol” by José Rivera, an apocalyptic comedy of urban realities and guardian angels that will stream on-demand October 15-17, 2020. Following this, Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” […]