News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNC Greensboro will celebrate Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 11, with various activities on campus starting at 10 a.m. From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Student Veterans Association (SVA) and Staff Senate will be holding a holiday card signing for deployed service members in the EUC Commons. Military recruiters, various lawn games, and military vehicles […]

Single-event tickets are now on sale for UNC Greensboro’s University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS), featuring performances and lectures by a famed opera soprano, a Broadway star, and more renowned artists. The 2019-20 season opens Sept. 26 with a free lecture from artist Nick Cave, followed by a performance by dynamic piano duo Anderson & […]

The UNC Greensboro School of Music is kicking off the new year with the 12th annual Collage concert on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at UNCG Auditorium. Over 300 School of Music students and faculty will perform work after work from all around the auditorium to awe audience members with a unique and captivating musical […]

Audra McDonald, record-breaking winner of six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and the National Medal of Arts, brought more than her dazzling soprano to the UNCG Auditorium Saturday, March 9. For UNCG School of Theatre students who attended a brief Q&A before the concert, McDonald shared wisdom borne from a lifetime of […]

As Valentine’s Day approaches, love and relationships are on many people’s minds. The Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) at UNC Greensboro invites campus and the community to celebrate healthy relationships not just on Feb. 14, but all week long. The Initiative hosts its 3rd Annual Healthy Relationships Week Feb. 11-14, with daily events throughout the community. […]

“All of it.” That was the curator’s answer when Sharif Bey MFA ’00 asked which of his works the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum wanted to show. The UNC Greensboro alumnus is one of four emerging artists chosen to be featured in the Renwick’s “Disrupting Craft: Renwick Invitational 2018” exhibition, on display […]

When UNC Greensboro MBA student Carrie Longnecker Hall was asked to be the student speaker at December’s Commencement ceremony, she was amazed and more than a little nervous. In fact, she almost declined. Ultimately, however, Hall decided to do what’s made the last five years of her life a resounding, if often challenging, success: She […]

A new year is a great time for a fresh start in relationships. Maybe you need help understanding boundaries with friendships, a roommate, or at work; maybe you’re a parent struggling to communicate with your teenager; or you need some advice about healthy dating. UNC Greensboro’s Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI), a program launched in 2017 […]

UNCG will host its annual Veterans Day Celebration this Friday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Maple Room of the Elliot University Center. The celebration is open to the public, and provides a number of fun opportunities to engage with veterans from UNCG and beyond. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with […]

Freshman year is all about firsts: First time living away from home; first midterm exam; first roommate; and for some students, it’s the first time anyone in their family has attended college. In addition to the typical firsts most new students experience, first-generation students face a unique set of challenges. Next week, UNC Greensboro will […]

UNC Greensboro students, faculty and staff received a master class in communication from storied actor, writer, director and master communicator Alan Alda Sept. 21. Over a series of talks on campus, Alda shared insights on the importance, challenges and magic of effective communication. At the heart of each discussion was a simple but profound concept: […]

Earlier this month, hundreds of colorful pinwheels decorated the EUC lawn – 1,100 to be exact.* It’s a number symbolizing the 1,100 college students lost to suicide each year in the U.S., according to Active Minds, a national nonprofit organization that supports mental health awareness and education for students. The display is part of an […]