Campus News

Spartan SPEAR program seeks faculty and staff to help new students
All UNCG faculty and staff with a desire to help new students have the opportunity to serve as an honorary Spartan SPEAR during the first two days of classes. The Spartan SPEARS volunteer program has assisted new students with navigating campus on the first two days of classes for many years, and this upcoming semester […]
UNCG News and Campus Weekly process for research study recruitment announced
Faculty members with a study recruiting participants can reach out to the Office of Research and Engagement once a year to have a recruiting news post created. The post will appear on the ORE site, on UNCG News as either a story or a campus note, and in a Campus Weekly email. If requests for […]
University Libraries to host winter professional development seminars
University Libraries is teaming up with departments across UNCG for a series of Winter 2020 professional development 30-60 minute workshops for insructors, graduate students, and staff through Zoom Meetings on how they can help with virtual research and online teaching. For more information and sign ups, go to: They are also all available on […]
Call for ‘Webinars Worth Watching’ Graduate Student Competition
Virtual programming and presentations, such as webinars, are becoming more and more common in education and the workforce. But how many webinars have you been to that are boring, where you end up browsing the Internet? Graduate students need to be able to present their work and research digitally, as well as communicate the information […]
Lighting and pedestrian improvements scheduled for Spring Garden and Josephine Boyd Streets
Starting in December, UNCG will begin making improvements to street lighting and pedestrian safety at a couple of locations on campus as follows. UNCG will coordinate with the City of Greensboro to upgrade the street lighting along Spring Garden Street over the winter break. Starting Dec. 2, the fixtures will be changed over to new […]

Deletion of Zoom Cloud Recordings| Friday, December 11
Who: Students, faculty, and staff who record Zoom meetings What: Deletion of all UNGG Zoom cloud recordings created prior to September 1, 2020 When: Friday, December 11, 2020 Due to an unanticipated number of Zoom meetings, UNCG is close to exceeding our allotted Zoom cloud storage. Consequently, Information Technology Services (ITS) will delete all Zoom [Read More]
New Version of ATLAS.ti Now Available
A new version of the qualitative data-analysis software ATLAS.ti is now available to eligible UNCG users.* There are significant changes in the new version, ATLAS.ti 9, including: License management changes that allow users to use the software without being connected to the UNCG network. Multiple ways to download and/access the software (including access via MyCloud [Read More]
Extended Service Desk Hours During Exams | Beginning Monday, November 30
From Monday, November 30, 2020, until Saturday, December 5, 2020, during final exams, the ITS Service Desk will extend service hours as follows: Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – midnight Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. During these hours, clients can reach 6-TECH by phone, email, chat, or opening a ticket via Fix It. Outside [Read More]
Planned Downtime for DegreeWorks | December 3-6
Who: Faculty, advisors, and students What: Planned downtime for DegreeWorks  When: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 5:00 p.m. through Sunday, December 6, 2020, 10:00 p.m. Why: Upgrade of the DegreeWorks software During the maintenance window, DegreeWorks will be unavailable. Thank you for your patience as we perform this necessary upgrade. For technical assistance, please submit a [Read More]
New Microsoft Edge Browser
Who: Faculty and staff What: Upgrade of Microsoft Edge Browser on Windows GCN computers When: November 2020 Patch Cycle ITS will update the Microsoft Edge Browser to the new Chromium-based version as part of November’s Windows patch cycle on all Windows GCN computers. The update to Edge will appear with other application updates in Application [Read More]

Women's Basketball Opens At Chapel Hill
UNCG women's basketball will finally open the 2020-21 season this Saturday after seeing its original opener against Belmont Abbey get postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.
COUNTDOWN TO TIP-OFF: Miller Not Resting On Accomplishments
UNCG Begins With Immediate Test Against Little Rock
Women's Basketball Season Preview
After this season's opener was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols, UNCG women's basketball will finally get its first regular season test this Saturday, facing off with the University of North Carolina on the road at 1 p.m.
COUNTDOWN TO TIP-OFF: 2020-21 Season Preview

Lockdown browser causes concern among students
Sydney ThompsonStaff Writer A scroll down Wildfire, UNCG’s safety alert and campus social media app, reveals students with business propositions, memes, the occasional actual safety concern and complaints about classes and school. A more recent theme among these complaints, however,... Read More ›
Are Social Justice Memes Helpful or Hurtful?
Sarah Grace Goolden Opinions Editor On March 13, Louisville police officers entered Breonna Taylor’s apartment using a battering ram without identifying themselves. They had been attempting to raid a home where two men were allegedly selling drugs but that home... Read More ›
Issues with Voting: Dismissing Stereotypes in Voting
Ma’Kayla Hunter Staff Writer Since the early years of America, the importance of voting has been embedded through our civic duties. This act has become critical because of its opportunity of participation from individuals to enact democracy. Though voting is... Read More ›
The Infamous Troll Tekashi 6ix9ine
Kayla Bullock Staff Writer If you use social media, you’ve probably heard about Tekashi 6ix9ine. Born Daniel Hernandez, 6ix9ine is an American rapper, songwriter and convicted felon. He is the infamous internet troll that has started beef with almost every... Read More ›
Pronoun Usage in Academic Spaces: Helpful or Harmful?
Axel Battista Staff Writer What do you say when you introduce yourself? What information do you give someone you just met? Mostly likely you’ll just give them your name, right? But what about your pronouns? Why might these be so... Read More ›