News Items from UNC Greensboro

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) revealed the newly minted Joint School’s Institute for Research Technologies this month. The institute will further strengthen the facilitation of industry partnerships with faculty at UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Additionally, the institute will focus on preparing the next generation of students […]

UNC Greensboro’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability (GES) is putting itself on the map with two new undergraduate degree programs that will be available starting fall 2020: a bachelor of science in geography and a bachelor of arts in environment and sustainability. The previous Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program (EVS) and Department of Geography […]

Last week, nine state employees were honored with the Governor’s Award for Excellence at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, and two from UNCG were among them: Tim Bucknall, assistant dean of University Libraries and UNCG’s head of electronic resources and information technologies, and Ann Berry Somers, senior lecturer of biology and assistant […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that the SERVE Center has been awarded a five-year, $15.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a regional comprehensive center designed to improve educational opportunities and academic outcomes for disadvantaged and low-income students. SERVE, UNCG’s education research and technical assistance center, will operate the U.S. Department of Education’s Region […]

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. […]

In March of this year, UNC Greensboro alumnus Deon’te Goodman experienced the night all actors dream about – his first night on the Broadway stage. “I was terrified,” he says, remembering the seconds before the curtain went up at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. No wonder. It’s only “Hamilton” – arguably the hottest show on Broadway […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that the School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $6.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The funding, administered through the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program, provides a teaching residency for 80 master’s-degree-level students, multiple professional development programs, and training for teachers so they can develop ways to […]

UNC Greensboro today announced early plans for two new projects that will serve as cornerstones for its long-term strategy to connect the campus and the community through its previously announced “Millennial Campus” initiative. This strategy activates the designation secured from the UNCG Board of Governors in 2017 to facilitate public-private partnerships that will bring new […]

UNC Greensboro’s SERVE Center has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for children and youth experiencing homelessness across the nation. The grant will continue the work of the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE), which has been housed in the Serve Center […]

UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. wrote last fall that the University was “poised to become a national model for how a university can blend opportunity, excellence, and impact.” One year later, U.S. News & World Report bestowed high honors on the University, demonstrating how UNCG exemplifies the model Chancellor Gilliam described. UNCG now […]

UNC Greensboro, the Triad’s largest state university, today announced record enrollment of 20,196 students for the University’s Fall 2019 Census. It’s the sixth year in a row UNCG has seen enrollment growth. Increases in graduate students, community college transfers, and online students contributed to UNCG’s growth. Graduate student enrollment increased by 1.3% (up 150 students […]