UNCG Magazine

Listen Up: Speech & Hearing

A unique project benefits both researchers and older adults. By Elizabeth L. Harrison • Photography by Martin W. Kane It’s a Friday morning, and UNC Greensboro’s Speech and Hearing Center has...

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Global journeys

For some students, it’s a first plane ride. For some, it’s a first experience in a land where your language is the foreign one. The landscapes, the cuisines, the cultures, the art, the conversations,...

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Food shot

Dining that’s just, right.

A delicious look at a new concept in hiring – and a daring model in dining. By Alyssa Bedrosian • Photography by Martin W. Kane If there’s a handbook for how to start and run a restaurant, Kathryn...

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Fond Farewell for Michael Parker

Michael Parker published his first book the first year he taught at UNCG, 1992. He published his 10th book as he retired from UNCG earlier this year. ”I’ve always loved teaching the undergraduates...

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Stage of Life: Deon’te Goodman ’16

By Susan Kirby-Smith ’06 MA, In March of this year, Deon’te Goodman ’16 experienced the night all actors dream about – his first night on the Broadway stage. “I was terrified,” he says, remembering...

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Leavel Best: Beth Leavel ‘80 MA

By Mike Harris ’93 MA The 2019 Tony’s telecast begins. The full casts of the nominated musicals hit the stage. One actress cheekily plops a hat on the host’s head. Only one of Broadway’s brightest...

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Google guru

Jaime Casap, education evangelist at Google, advocates for building innovation into our education policies and practices. Raised by a single immigrant mother, Jaime believes strongly in the power of...

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Refugee Resource

After a tragic 2018 apartment fire in Greensboro, many immigrants and refugees there needed support securing new places to live. UNCG’s Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) helped. Student interns...

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Setting the Scene: Joseph Forbes ’75

By Alyssa Bedrosian If you’ve been to a Broadway show, chances are you’ve seen Joseph Forbes’ work on stage. “Beetlejuice.” “Frozen.” “The Prom.” “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The list goes on. They...

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Grad Tidings

Class notes compiled by the Office of Alumni Engagement 1950s BARBARA ALLEY SIMON ’57 received the first Women in Industry Award from the US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame. Barbara has worked...

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Spartans will storm the streets

The men’s basketball home opener vs NC A&T tips off Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. The cheering will begin hours earlier. The UNCG community is invited to join for a festive spirit march from campus...

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London Calling: Dominick Amendum

What do you do when you come off the high of having worked on the first national tour of the smash Broadway hit production of “Wicked?” Well, you begin work on a high-profile, international stage production...

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From ‘SNL’ to Greenpoint

Comedy writer and producer Emily Spivey ’93 has been a highly successful – and hilarious – creative force in American television for nearly two decades. The High Point native, UNC Greensboro alumna,...

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McNair Scholars find grad school success

UNC Greensboro graduated its inaugural class of McNair Scholars in May, and now 11 of the 17 scholars have started the next chapter in their academic journey: graduate school. The UNCG-McNair Scholars...

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Back in the strike of ’69

1969. The first steps on the moon. Vietnam War protests. And at UNCG, a big strike and protests.  The cafeteria workers, a majority of whom were black, expressed dissatisfaction with working...

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