UNCG Campus Weekly

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

Newsmakers: Leavel, Edmunds, Sarbaum, Alumnus in film, Sparks, Miles Davis’ trumpet, Parsons, Jax, and Gateway Research Park

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 week:

  • Beth Leavel was profiled in the Raleigh News & Observer, which noted her attending UNCG in the late 1970s. The News & Record article.
  • Julie Edmunds, program director of UNCG’s SERVE Center, co-wrote an article for the RAND Corporation about how dual enrollment can make college more open to high schoolers. The piece.
  • Dr. Jeff Sarbaum spoke to WFMY News2 about the potential economic effects of new tariffs. The interview.
  • Alumnus Bo Yokely has secured his first leading role in a movie, the News & Record reported. The article.
  • Fox8 featured junior Victoria Sparks’ efforts to make scholarships easier to find for college students. The article.
  • Yes! Weekly published a feature on the late Buddy Gist’s relationship with UNCG and his donation of Miles Davis’ trumpet to the School of Music. The piece.
  • Dr. Anne Parsons spoke with Fox8 about the historical marker and exhibition commemorating the site of the Greensboro’s polio hospital. The piece.
  • The Gateway Research Park, jointly sponsored by UNCG and N.C. A&T, was highlighted in a Fox8 piece. The article.
  • UNCG’s Police K9 unit reports that Jax has died. Jax had appeared in Campus Weekly in 2016. This News2 report gives details.