News Items from UNC Greensboro

This Friday, August 24, is UNC Greensboro Fan Appreciation Night with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, with a lot in store for Spartans. You’ll see UNCG coaches throwing out the first pitch, the Bands of Sparta pep band, plenty of Spartan giveaways, the UNCG Spartones singing the National Anthem and Chancellor Gilliam with “Take Me Out To […]

It may be a special person who decides to pick up a snake or a frog, but encounters with these small creatures can influence how we take care of natural environments in our own backyards, and at a global level. Every summer since 2007, UNC Greensboro biologists and science educators have been bringing high school […]

The halls of Moss Street Partnership School in Reidsville were filled with a flurry of activity on Wednesday morning, as volunteers from UNC Greensboro and the community helped teachers prepare classrooms for the lab school’s first incoming class on Aug. 27. “Today was truly an exciting day at Moss Street Partnership School, and we are […]

Family. It’s the first thing that comes to mind for Megan Delph Cayton when asked about UNC Greensboro’s Team QUEST program. “As a facilitator, not only do I have a sense of belonging that’s different than my 9 to 5 job, but I have a different lens and a different way to create that sense of […]

Hold onto your reading glasses. Greensboro Bound, Greensboro’s first large-scale literary festival, is underway, with an opening event on Thursday, May 17, at UNC Greensboro. Throughout the weekend, more than 80 authors within a wide variety of genres will take part in panels and readings in downtown locations. Around two dozen UNCG faculty and alumni […]

Home is where the heart is, but it’s more complex than that. Next week, UNCG Theatre mounts “Clybourne Park,” a play by Bruce Norris that transports us to the late 1950s, and then to 2009, in both settings taking on issues of race, identity and home. The story concerns the ownership and sale of a […]

For the fourth straight year, UNCG is hosting the #BelieveInTheG 48-hour giving campaign, an opportunity for alumni, faculty, staff, students and community members to share their UNCG story and give back to the university. Last year’s campaign exceeded expectations, with more than 900 participants making a gift in just two days. For this year’s event […]

At the corner of Arlington Street and Gate City Boulevard, the Union Square Campus is a symbol of partnership and revitalization in downtown Greensboro, and it’s opening its doors for the first time later this week. The campus will house UNCG’s doctor of nursing practice program that trains nurse practitioners, nurse executives and certified registered […]

This summer, young writers brought their stories to life with robots at UNCG. Writing and Robotics, a companion program for the university’s two-week Young Writers Camp, allowed 12 campers to simultaneously explore STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and the arts. They worked on their literary masterpieces each morning, and their afternoons were devoted to […]