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Building the lifelong value of a UNCG education

The 2013-14 academic year proved to be a rewarding one for faculty, staff, students and alumni as UNCG continued its long tradition of receiving national recognition for research, scholarship, creative activity and community engagement. Read more from Chancellor Linda P. Brady.
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For two recent grads, the future looks Fulbright

Two UNCG alumni have won 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Awards that will allow them to further their studies overseas. Angelica Kapley will travel to Bahrain while Kelly Donovan will head to Taiwan.
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They did it

Mark another milestone for the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering — the school graduated its first two PhD students in May.
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Printing in 3-D

Printing in 2-D? That's old school. Here's what's next.
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Digital temple award

The modern digitization of George Herbert's “The Temple” has given people all over the world access to his timeless words. And it's been honored as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title.
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Tree campus USA

Five times and it still hasn't gotten old. UNCG has once again been named a Tree Campus USA.
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Picking up the Banjo

That app you have on your phone might be one created by Damien Patton '99. Patton is the founder and CEO of Banjo, the social discovery app that has become one of the leaders in the industry.
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Education for a lifetime

Two roommates bond over a common desire to make a difference a world away from UNCG.
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Service awards

Two people received UNCG's top awards for service in May: Kathy Manning and the Rev. Mike Aiken. Think you know someone else deserving of this honor? Nominate them for next year's awards. The deadline for nomination is Oct. 1.
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Teaching excellence

If you took a biology course at UNCG, chances are you know Dr. Bruce Kirchoff. This year, he received the UNC Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching award. Read about the award and see how he describes his teaching philosophy in this 2 minute video.

2014 Women in Business award winners

Two of UNCG's own were honored as 2014 “Women in Business” award winners. Presented by the Triad Business Journal, the award recognizes women of excellence and influence. Bonita Brown, who serves as the chancellor's chief of staff, and Pam Cash, assistant dean of the Bryan School of Business and Economics, received the honor in April.

Tim Bucknall named 2014 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the year

Known for founding the Carolina Consortium in 2004 to provide access to library resources for the UNC system and for creating Journal Finder, Bucknall was recognized as an outstanding member of the library profession who made a significant contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development.
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