UNCG Magazine

Setting the Stage

CARMENS, TOREADORS, AND FIGAROS; TOSCAS, BESSES, AND QUEENS OF THE NIGHT – WHERE DO THEY COME FROM? In North Carolina, UNCG Opera Theatre is the premier incubator for singers who advance to the...

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At the Met

At the Met Perfomance of “La Boheme” at the Met Life on opera’s grandest stage is a whirlwind. “Carmen,” “Verdi,” “Tosca,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Turandot,” “Macbeth,” “Madame Butterfly,” and more...

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A Triumphant Return

A Triumphant Return Above, final dress rehearsal of “Porgy and Bess.” The cast included many UNCG alumni and several students. In early 2020, the opening of Greensboro’s Steven Tanger Center for the...

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Class Acts

Class Acts Remembering the traditions of class day, sister classes, and daisy chains Commencement week has always been special on our campus, marked by ceremony and tradition. And daisies, thousands...

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Where Are They Now?

Where arethey Now? We’ve met many UNCG alumni and learned their stories, over the years, through the pages of this magazine. Let’s check in with them. Where to begin? Let’s go back to the start of...

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Students at the Weatherspoon Art on Paper exhibit

The Art of Now

The Art of Now WEATHERSPOON ART MUSEUM IS REFRAMED By Mike Harris ’93 MA | Photography by Martin W. Kane When students become absorbed by a work of art, something magical happens. It’s a small moment...

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Light the Way

Lightthe Way A campaign poised to Transform UNCG Illustration by Antwain Hairston ’21 • Photography by Martin W. Kane We are ready. UNCG is poised to take its next giant steps. Together, through this...

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Did you know?

Did you know? Joshua says he chose UNCG for its great reputation. Fact is, the academic excellence at UNCG is remarkable. You could go on and on, but here are a few examples the average person may not...

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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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Falderal memories

Falderal Memories Who remembers Falderal, or the Fall Charlies? The five-day fall celebration took place on UNCG’s campus beginning in the late 60s and continuing through the 70s, with many concerts,...

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Envision a higher-tech mask

Kepley Biosystems, led by Dr. Anthony Dellinger ’15 PhD and co-founded by UNCG nanoscience professor Dr. Christopher Kepley, is a North Carolina life sciences startup that looks for sustainable solutions...

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Rise to the Challenge

Rise to the Challenge Call to service frames our future A new Nursing and Instructional Building. A new Campus Master Plan. And on the horizon: an innovative and impactful arts collaborative space...

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Heart to heart

Her dad’s taught her a lot. Now she’s teaching him a few things too. By Matthew Bryant • Photography by Martin W. Kane Grit. Stamina. A great sense of humor. And the ability to check your emotions...

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Nurses on the front lines

DUTY CALLS. During the current pandemic, nurses across the state and nation are serving long hours with limited supplies and protective wear. Dr. Ernest Grant ’93 MSN, ’15 PhD, president of the American...

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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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