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UNCG Nursing celebrates 50 years

UNCG alumni, faculty, current students, deans and former deans share their experiences in UNCG's School of Nursing. It's a look at the past half-century — and a vision for the future.
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Crafting a book by hand

See Andrew Saulters make copies of Stuart Dischell's new poetry volume by hand for Unicorn Press, a fifty-year-old poetry publisher.
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Natty Greene's Revolution

Did you know UNCG alumni Kayne Fisher and Chris Lester dreamed of opening a place like Natty Greene's when they were undergraduates in the 1980's at UNCG? That's where it all started. Watch Kayne show you the process of creating a wonderfully crafted beer.
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Verdi's ‘Requiem’ at UNCG Auditorium

Experience a highlight from Verdi's monumental work. The UNCG Symphony Orchestra was joined on Feb. 24 by the UNCG Chamber Singers, University Chorale, Women's Choir and Glee Clubs. Featured performers include Jill Bowen Gardner, Stephanie Foley Davis, Daniel Stein and David Weigel.
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Paul Chelimo, Olympic medalist, hangs a ride with the chancellor

You're on the go with alumnus Paul Chelimo, as he rides with Chancellor Gilliam through the campus. Their discussion is wide-ranging, the ride is fun.
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Paul Chelimo, from Kenya to UNCG to Rio

On his first return to campus after the Olympics, Paul Chelimo reflects on his journey. “UNCG has been my family,” he says, in an interview in Alumni House's Parish Library.
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‘Chelimo ran to Rio’ by Daniel Ayers

Singer-songwriter Daniel Ayers, a friend of Chelimo's, was inspired by the Olympics races and the Silver medal finish. Follow this link to Ayers' YouTube video of his song.
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Traditions & Transformations

UNCG Nursing has been defined by service, education, research, practice and leadership from the start. One school. Thousands of alumni. Millions of lives touched.

Revolution Revitalized

A historic Cone mill in Greensboro is brought back to life. And Spartans are among those leading the way.

Pedal to the Medal

Alumnus Paul Chelimo shatters his personal record to make the Olympics Finals. Then shatters that mark in the Finals to surprise the world, taking Olympic Silver at Rio.


News Front

Campus and alumni news and notes

The Studio

Arts and entertainment

Out Take

Photography that captures a UNCG moment


Alumni Association news and information

Grad Tidings

Class notes and alumni photos

Old School

From the archives