News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro is one of six UNC System institutions to receive Student Success Innovation Lab (SSIL) funding to help students complete their degrees on time. The $200,000, two-year grant will support a pilot study focused on helping UNCG sophomores and juniors who likely have financial need and are not progressing in their intended majors. Starting […]

The NCAA and the Division I Committee on Academics honored four teams at UNC Greensboro as recipients of the NCAA Public Recognition Award. UNCG volleyball (Coach Corey Carlin), women’s golf (Coach Janell Howland), baseball (Coach Link Jarrett), and men’s tennis (Coach Jeff Trivette) were recognized. The NCAA Public Recognition Award is bestowed on teams with […]

UNC Greensboro’s Bryan School of Business and Economics has been awarded a $100,000 gift from VF Foundation to create a new virtual collaboratory for sustainable business practices. The gift will support the school’s new and ongoing efforts to educate students about this topic across disciplines through activities such as guest lectures, class projects, industry and community workshops, […]

What’s in a name? If you ask the cohort of UNC Greensboro alumni who recently received two prestigious national awards for their exhibition at UNCG Auditorium, the question is terrain rich in opportunities for learning and asking tough questions of past and present practices of commemoration. The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) […]

UNC Greensboro received a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to lead an assessment of dual enrollment pathways in North Carolina. SERVE, an education research and technical assistance center at UNCG, will partner with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, the N.C. Community College System, and the RAND […]

UNC Greensboro’s Ann Berry Somers, senior lecturer in the Departments of Biology and Geography, Environment, and Sustainability and Lloyd International Honors College faculty fellow, has been named the winner of two prestigious state-level awards. Somers will receive the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award in Raleigh July 18, and the North Carolina Association for Biomedical […]

UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Aaron Beveridge is using home-brewed software to better understand how social media influences the media and popular opinion. The project sparked a few years ago, while Beveridge was in graduate school, when he watched “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon make a claim without any discernible evidence. “He said something like, ‘We just […]

UNC Greensboro’s music and physical education programs were recognized as the top programs of their kind in the state for veterans in the 2019 College Factual rankings. This marks the second consecutive year that the programs have achieved this ranking. UNCG’s physical education and health teacher education program ranks No. 1 in North Carolina for […]

The inaugural class of UNC Greensboro McNair Scholars graduated last Friday, with 17 scholars turning their tassels and setting their sights on graduate school. The UNCG-McNair Scholars Program is a federal TRiO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education that prepares undergraduate students for the pursuit of a doctoral degree. The program is designed […]