News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 […]

Just in time for Halloween, Bram Stoker’s classic vampire tale, “Dracula,” is hitting Triad Stage with a cast and creative crew that includes 11 UNC Greensboro alumni, faculty, and students. Preston Lane, Triad Stage co-founder and an adjunct graduate faculty member in the School of Theatre, serves as the playwright. “I think it’s a story that […]

UNC Greensboro has been selected to participate in the Partnerships for Listening and Action by Communities and Educators (PLACE) Collaboratory, a highly selective community-based humanities and civic engagement initiative. UNCG is one of 5 Greensboro institutions and just 11 institutions nationwide to participate in the initiative, which is part of the larger Bringing Theory to […]

The full version of this story originally appeared in UNCG Magazine. To read the full story and other stories about UNCG alumni making an impact, visit alumnimagazine.uncg.edu. The presence of skilled sign language interpreters, teachers, and advocates is critical in working toward a more accessible and fair society. Meeting needs for communication begins with comprehensive […]

This week, a fifth grader from Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary, Nevaeh White, had a life-changing experience. She saw a story she had written, “The Showdown,” turned into a real, live, fully-staged opera at the Carolina Theatre. And not only that, but 6,000 other fifth-graders experienced the magic of opera through both “The Showdown” and the 19th-century […]

The post below is an abbreviated version of a story that originally appeared in the Fall 2018 edition of UNCG Magazine. To read the full story and view additional images, click here. The college experience offers special challenges for veterans, like navigating VA benefits, re-acclimating to civilian culture and translating military experience for the civilian […]

Music entertains us and enriches our lives. It also brings back memories and can transport us to a different time and place. Through a variety of mechanisms – both evident and unseen – it can play a strong role in our well-being, at any age. A study called “Music and Well-Being,” directed by Dr. Cassandra […]

May 1st was a clear, sunny day. Perfect conditions for Kiser Middle School’s Meteorology Club and UNC Greensboro collaborators to send a high-altitude weather balloon into the stratosphere, more than 85,000 feet above the earth’s surface. The seventh-graders had worked for several months on the project, with science teachers Temple Cantrell and Aimee Perry; UNCG’s […]

UNCG and Phillips Foundation today officially launched the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), an original program to promote happy, healthy and safe relationships and improve quality of life across Guilford County. At a launch event held at UNCG’s new Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness, the HRI team unveiled the program’s three-pronged public health approach […]

College bound. Few phrases make parents more proud. For many parents, planning for their children’s higher education commences before they enter high school. But some families face more barriers than others. Among the biggest hurdles facing our nation’s Latino immigrant families? Researchers at UNCG have found that parents who experience language barriers – or don’t […]

UNCG and N.C. A&T are partnering to host the 5th annual joint Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at UNCG Auditorium. This year’s program features a keynote address by DeRay Mckesson, an educator, civil rights activist and leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement. The event is free and […]

The UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development is partnering with Phillips Foundation to launch the Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), a community-wide effort to improve relational health across Guilford County. The initiative is currently in a research and development phase and will officially launch in February of 2017. “Unhealthy relationships, particularly within the […]