UNCG Magazine

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...

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Turn up the front burner

UNCG alumna and guest curator Ashlynn Browning ’02 MFA assembled a stellar lineup of artists for the “Front Burner: Highlights in Contemporary North Carolina Painting” exhibition at the North Carolina...

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High Notes

Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved Muslim scholar in mid-nineteenth century Fayetteville, was a topic of alumna Rhiannon Giddens’ discussion on campus last autumn. She has composed an opera on him, which was...

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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...

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It began with a gift of $500.

Made in 1975 by UNC Greensboro School of Business and Economics faculty member Dr. Roscoe Jackson Allen and his wife, Anna Mae Burchette Allen, the gift created a scholarship honoring their son Charles,...

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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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Gradtidings

Spring 2020. Alumni information is current as of the printing deadline of the UNCG Magazine. You can share your news and information by clicking on “Submit a Class note.” You can also...

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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...

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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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(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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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,...

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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...

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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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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...

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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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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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‘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...

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