UNCG Magazine

Creative in command

Meet Greensboro’s new leader for all things arts.  Ryan Deal was hired last fall to lead Creative Greensboro, the city’s new office for arts and culture.  The UNCG graduate has the perfect...

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Seeing the New South

What does contemporary “Southerness” look like? This is the challenge that UNCG geography professor Dr. Rick Bunch and his collaborators from the College of Charleston – Mark Sloan and Mark Long – took...

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A global pandemic and UNCG’s mission

A message from our chancellor: Our world has been forever changed. The outbreak of the coronavirus that initially seemed so distant has touched all of our lives in profound and personal ways. The first...

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Grace under pressure

One UNCG alumna has become the image for all nurses during this wave of coronavirus. Perhaps you’ve seen the meme on Reddit or Twitter? A nurse sporting sunglasses, mask, walkie-talkie, and an arm sleeve...

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(Un)Ordinary People

The room goes silent as the co-hosts silently nod that they’re ready, and the “Recording in Progress” light goes on. They wait a beat, and the friendly and enthusiastic voice of Dr. Nadja Cech registers...

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Simply unprecedented

Simply unprecedented A new strain of coronavirus has jolted the world. It closed all in-person classes and prevented all public events at every UNC System school. For the first time ever, this campus...

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Spartan Essentials

Food insecurity has become a pressing issue for students on college campuses in the country in recent years. UNCG is doing what it can to help. Last year, the Division of Student Affairs launched the...

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‘She Can, We Can’ series

UNCG, WITH ITS ORIGINS AS A WOMEN’S COLLEGE, has a strong link to the fight for women’s rights and the women’s suffrage movement. With the centennial of the 19th amendment this year, UNCG plans to host...

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Residential college turns 50

Fifty years of community-building are being celebrated this year, as UNCG’s first residential college turns 50. Ashby Residential College opened in 1970 as an effort to foster community amongst students...

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A time out with Kyle Hines

Catching up with the first American to win four EuroLeague titles Kyle Hines ’08 is arguably the best basketball player in UNCG history.  He remains the program leader in total points, field goals,...

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‘It’s never too late’

Wife, mother, grandmother. Breast cancer survivor. And now UNCG Homecoming Royalty.  56-year-old Vickie Whitt, a communication studies major, was crowned at the annual Homecoming celebration in...

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Gimme a bee

Last fall, UNCG marked the opening of the Plant and Pollinator Center, the first research facility in the nation to focus on both plants and pollinators. It includes a molecular research laboratory...

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‘Together Again’

Alumna Emmylou Harris’ first performance on campus since the 60s was one for the ages. The auditorium was packed. The Class of 1969 cheered their classmate from the front rows. The upbeat “Here I Am”...

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Business Doctorate online

The first and only accredited online PhD program in Business Administration has taken flight. Eighteen students from around the globe have embarked on the new program at the Bryan School. Dr. Moses...

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Triad’s LGBTQ+ history

Greensboro has a large, economically and socially significant LGBTQ+ population. To preserve the history of this community, UNCG launched the first-ever large-scale initiative to document the LGBTQ+...

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Harnessing Nano

They’re a million times smaller than a hair follicle on your head. But they can be used to solve some of our biggest problems. Dr. Sherine Obare has spent her career studying nanomaterials – natural...

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