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UNC Greensboro has been awarded a prestigious, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The three-year NSF award, ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions, will support the adaptation and implementation of proven organizational change strategies to promote gender equity inclusive of intersecting social identities such as race and ethnicity. […]

UNC Greensboro received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The annual HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. It’s the second year in a row […]

Spartans arriving on campus next week may notice that the construction phases of UNC Greensboro’s new Nursing and Instructional building and new Chiller Plant are well underway. What may not be as obvious is that these projects recently surpassed their goals in providing economic opportunities for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBE). The Historically Underutilized […]

UNC Greensboro received the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The annual HEED Award is a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is one of six institutions in […]

This summer, Paul Kocher made history as North Carolina’s first state legislative intern with Down syndrome. The first-year UNCG Beyond Academics student spent his summer working in Rep. John Bradford’s office helping with events, interacting with lawmakers and attending committee meetings. He’ll even tell you that he voted on the state’s $22 billion budget. “Paul […]

India native Shrirang Sahasrabudhe shares his story about leaving his life in India to come to the U.S. and attend UNCG. Sahasrabude lost his eyesight on his 13 birthday. While his family was very supportive, accessibility for the blind wasn’t always prevalent in India. So, he’s grateful for the accessibility that UNCG offers him. “So, […]

In the latest installment of #GlobalUNCG, Philippines native Rodell Barrientos shares his story of growing up living the “simple life” in Manila, Philippines, and later pursuing a PhD in medicinal biochemistry at UNCG. “After finishing my bachelor’s degree, I went to graduate school in the Philippines. And then I wanted to experience a little more, […]

Mehek Khera left her hometown of New Delhi, India, which she considers her golden treasure box, to obtain a master’s in business administration at UNCG. Khera enjoys both the practical education she receives at UNCG and the independent lifestyle America offers her. However, she does offer students one piece of advice, and that is to […]