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UNC Greensboro conferred 121 doctoral degrees during its Doctoral Hooding Ceremony in UNCG Auditorium on Dec. 12, 2019. The new graduates were “launched to become the next generation of scholars, researchers, and professionals,” Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. said. “The rituals and formalities, the pomp and circumstance, are symbolic of the hallowed place that doctoral […]

The UNC Greensboro School of Nursing has been awarded a $100,000 grant from The Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation to bring innovative nursing practices to at-risk students at Moss Street Partnership School in Reidsville, North Carolina. The grant will be funded for four years, running through 2023. The School of Nursing will use a portion of […]

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) revealed the newly minted Joint School’s Institute for Research Technologies this month. The institute will further strengthen the facilitation of industry partnerships with faculty at UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Additionally, the institute will focus on preparing the next generation of students […]

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability (GES) is putting itself on the map with two new undergraduate degree programs that will be available starting fall 2020: a bachelor of science in geography and a bachelor of arts in environment and sustainability. The previous Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program (EVS) and Department of Geography […]

Aidan Lytle has been interested in physics – “the purest science,” he says – since he was a kid. But a less-than-stellar academic record meant, instead of pursuing science, he initially focused on another passion – music. That talent led him to playing in a battle of the bands at Carnegie Hall at 16, to […]

Ti’Era Worsley, a doctoral student in the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education at UNC Greensboro, received her Environmental Education Certification this week for her extensive work providing environmental education to minoritized youth. The North Carolina Environmental Education Program is a four-year, self-paced, 200-hour experiential program administered by the DEQ Office of Environmental Education and […]

Most of us don’t appreciate the thousands of steps we take each day without stumbling or falling. Maybe we should. “You’re within an inch of tripping every time you take a step,” says Associate Professor of Kinesiology Chris Rhea. “Yet, most of the time we don’t.” Since his doctoral studies, which focused on how people […]