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In this issue


UNCG bucket list

Look at our checklist of can't-miss UNCG things to do, and see how many you can cross off.

Keeping your wits

Are you worried about staying healthy and sharp as you grow older? Meet a guy who's blazing a trail and doing it well.

All of our business

UNCG students, an entrepreneurial spirit and financial backing make a difference for some of Greensboro's homeless.

Where on Earth

Who says classes have to be on campus? See how far some of our students go to broaden their horizons.

And more…

  • Degrees matter Chancellor Linda P. Brady writes about the need to help Guilford County citizens earn college degrees.
  • Coming to a school near you Read about the new deans for the School of Nursing, School of Heath and Human Sciences, and School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
  • Life 101 Get tips on selecting art from Weatherspoon Art Museum Director Nancy Doll.
  • Necessary toughness Meet Tavia Brightwell, a veteran who is learning how to navigate the transition from military life to college life.
  • Virtual becomes reality SimCity meets physical therapy is one of the goals of Dr. Christopher Rhea, director of the new Virtual Environment for Assessment and Rehabilitation Laboratory.
  • Praise for poetry Dr. Mark Smith-Soto is getting accolades for his work. Read one of his poems and see why.
  • Aria on aisle 3 Choosing a fun way to promote the collaborative “Got Opera” gala, eleven UNCG opera students and at least eight volunteers serenaded shoppers with an operatic flashmob at two Greensboro stores.
  • Twins and wins Softball players Nicole and Lindsay Thomas are identical twins. And they have an identical goal: winning.
  • And a freshman shall lead them On the first day of spring classes, Lucy Mason was the top freshman scorer in the nation in women's Div I basketball.
  • Meltonia Young '06, '08 MALS On the road for the Underground Railroad
  • Patricia Cadle '79 Into the whirlwind
  • Patrick Hartigan Darab '09 The road to becoming Citizen
  • Tom Liles '11 Georgia on his mind (and Azerbijain too)