UNCG Magazine

Photographic memories from the Big Apple

It was the early 1970’s New York City. A young, wide-eyed Andy Grundberg ’71 MFA arrived on the scene, on the heels of having recently completed the MFA writing program at UNC Greensboro and getting...

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Susan and Perry Safran

New merit scholarship

Susan and Perry Safran have made a $1 million gift to UNC Greensboro. The gift will support the Safran Family Endowed Scholarship. The merit scholarship, part of UNCG’s Minerva Scholars program,...

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Alycee Byrd '19

Her best shot

For most photographers, publishing work in The New York Times and The Washington Post represents the pinnacle of success. But for Alycee Byrd ’19, it’s just the beginning. In the last year, Alycee’s...

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Class of 2003 graduates Leatrice and Jason Caldwell

Creating community through “Ubuntu”

Class of 2003 graduates Leatrice and Jason Caldwell met as freshmen in UNCG’s Grogan Hall and have been together for 20 years. While students, it was the family-oriented environment they found throughout...

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Still from the documentary "Tainted Blood"

Race to truth

Jill Yesko ’09 joined UNCG’s communications team in 2006 and served as a writer for this very magazine. While caring for her aging father, she also enrolled in the University’s gerontology certificate...

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Martha Bassett '96 MM

The show must go on

Soon after graduating from UNCG’s School of Music, Martha Bassett ’96 MM made a name for herself with her first band, Martha and the Moodswingers. Nine albums later, the jazz singer realized she was...

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BB Bowness

BB makes a banjo ring

She received the Steve Martin Banjo Prize last fall. Her band, Mile Twelve, was named New Artist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association. BB Bowness learned banjo in her native...

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In WWII, duty called

When U.S. troops in the Pacific theater needed English-speaking nurses during World War II, Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo ’48 answered the call. Her own studies in nursing had been interrupted by the war. Last...

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Sheena Rose

Museum mural

A major new artwork by Sheena Rose ’16 MFA will grace the Weatherspoon Art Museum atrium this spring and summer. Her vibrant and energetic work is at once anchored in her Caribbean heritage and...

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Hagan and Richburg honored

Senator Kay Hagan Dr. Antonia Monk Richburg UNCG’s Distinguished Service Awards represent the most prestigious public service honors conferred by the University. Named for UNCG’s founding...

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Quick and nimble sets the pace

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has created unprecedented challenges for the world. But for some, it has presented unique opportunities. Equipped with the right mix of experience, knowledge, and tools, those...

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Dr. Ernest Grant at White House ceremony

DR. ERNEST GRANT ’93 MSN, ’15 PHD was invited to the White House in May. He presented his views to Dr. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, about the challenges nurses are facing....

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