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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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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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‘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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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...

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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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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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Training Nurses at the SCENE

Jackie McKoy Wolfe ’71 BSN learned firsthand that reading and lectures are only part of the preparation needed by health care professionals. When starting as a nurse at Duke University Medical Center,...

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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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