UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Newsmakers: Late January 2019

Whether researchers with timely insights or students with outstanding stories, members of the UNCG community appear in print, web and broadcast media every day. Here is a sampling of UNCG-related stories in the news and media over the past weeks:

  • UNCG’s impressive efforts to improve student success were featured in a Higher Education Chronicle article, with quotes from Provost Dana Dunn and Assistant Vice Provost for Strategic Student Success Samantha Raynor. The article spotlighted UNCG’s use of analytics to foster student success – and noted its growing share of low-income and first-generation students. It also noted that Pell Grant recipients at UNCG graduate at a rate nearly identical to that of the general student population.
  • Hundreds of UNCG students took part in the Martin Luther King Day of Service last Saturday. Photos of the event were featured in the News and Record. The feature.
  • EdNC featured an article on Dr. Julie Edmunds’ study of the effectiveness of early colleges.
  • Dr. Rick Bunch was commissioned by The Halsey Institute at The College of Charleston to design an interactive map of the South for their exhibit Southbound. See the result here.