News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 […]

What brain space would you like to inhabit during the last few weeks of summer before a new school year begins? How would you like to feel just before the first day of classes? How about: Cool, calm, collected. Students and faculty seeking to regain their focus before the start of a bustling fall semester […]

UNCG and N.C. A&T have been awarded a two-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $499,912 to build a high-speed research data network that will both connect the two largest universities in the Triad with each other and enable faster, easier sharing of research with scientists around the world. The Gate City Research Network (GCRN) […]

Thirty business students boarded a Spartan Chariot bus early on a Friday morning, dressed to impress, and eager to meet leaders at Volvo Group’s North American headquarters in Greensboro. The students were part of a Bryan School of Business and Economics Company Trek, an exclusive opportunity to learn about career opportunities and network with local […]

What was social media before social media? Decades before the dawn of Facebook, Friendster, or even email, an artist from an Eastern European immigrant family (“Warhola”) learned to draw during a childhood illness, attended the Carnegie Institute of Technology, moved to New York, and became a leader in the pop art movement. Along the way, […]

Greensboro’s Festival of Lights has been a holiday tradition for more than 25 years, and Spartans are always part of that tradition, in a number of ways. UNCG is a sponsor at this year’s Festival of Lights, and this year, you’ll see at least four UNCG musical groups, and many alumni performers, up and down […]

Greensboro’s old Cascade Saloon. The downtown building stands beside the railroad tracks and has an odd shape, not exactly rectangular and yet not triangular. It was built in 1895, held a variety of businesses and, in 1907, was a café owned by Wiley and Ida Weaver, an African American couple, which was highly unusual for […]

The health and wellness of Guilford County residents is a top priority, thanks to a collaboration between UNC Greensboro, Cone Health and the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services. On May 11, more than 60 faculty, staff and community stakeholders gathered on campus to discuss common indicators that existing program providers and residents […]

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 […]

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 […]