Campus News

Flags at half-staff: Katie Dorsett is remembered
Dr. Katie Dorsett was the first Black woman to serve on the Greensboro City Council. She became the first Black woman to serve on the North Carolina governor’s cabinet.  When she died earlier this week, just shy of her 88th birthday, she left a legacy of milestones and impact on Guilford County and this state. […]
Mind of Minerva, Spirit of Sparta
The new Minerva Graduate Scholars Program is one of the highest recognitions a doctoral or MFA student at UNCG can receive. “The idea,” says Vice Provost and Dean Kelly Burke, “is to bring our top student scholars out of the silos of their disciplines, to exchange ideas, inspire each other, and grow.” Chosen based on […]
Information session for faculty/staff today at 11 a.m.
One of the significant challenges with COVID-19 is the rapid pace of change – in our understanding of the virus, guidance related to staying healthy, and in the spread of the virus itself. During this week’s information session, we’ll summarize where we stand currently with preparations for this fall, and seek input on how we […]
In memoriam: Linda Burr Kemper
Linda Burr, a former development director, died July 4. She joined UNCG as a director of development on August 1, 2006, splitting her time between the Weatherspoon Art Gallery and the University Libraries. On August 16, 2010, she moved to the University Libraries full-time. She retired from the University Libraries on January 31, 2016. Over […]
Alumnus-faculty team develops bioactive mask technology
In the COVID-19 pandemic era, personal protective equipment is crucial for frontline medical professionals and those they serve, as well as for many others who cannot do their essential work from home. Kepley BioSystems, a North Carolina biotech company, is developing new and innovative technology aimed at protecting frontline workers, patients, and travelers during the […]

Shibboleth SSO Allows Login with Email Address
On June 26, 2020, Information Technology Services (ITS) changed the UNCG Shibboleth Single Sign-on (SSO) authentication to allow users to log in with either their email address ( or their username. This change provides a more consistent login experience across services. So for example, now the login process used for Gmail is the same as [Read More]
Scheduled Maintenance for Campus Network Services | Friday-Saturday | July 17-18
Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Scheduled Maintenance for Campus Network When: Friday, July 17, 2020, 8:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. and Saturday, July 18, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. On July 17 from 8 p.m. until 11:59 p.m., ITS will be performing maintenance on the data center firewall that will affect all VPN services. On [Read More]
Office ProPlus Desktop License Changes | Tuesday, July 7
Who: Faculty and staff with Windows GCN computers What: Office ProPlus Desktop License Changes When: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Starting July 7, 2020, the license model for Office ProPlus desktop for Windows GCN computers changed from user-based to device-based. This means that when an Office application first launches on a device, the device is automatically [Read More]
Qualtrics Login Switch to Azure | Monday, June 29
On Monday, June 29th at 2 p.m., authentication for Qualtrics logins will switch from Shibboleth to Azure. Users who access Qualtrics through will have to enter their complete email addresses instead of just their usernames when logging in. Users who access Qualtrics by logging into will not see a change. If there are [Read More]
Update Spirion on Windows Computers for Improved Performance
Who: Faculty and staff with computers running Windows What: Update to Spirion, UNCG’s solution for monitoring sensitive data on Windows computers When: June 19, 2020 On June 19, 2020, campus Spirion settings were modified to help eliminate false positives and reduce computer resources during scans. ITS recommends that Windows computers be updated to take advantage [Read More]

Men's Basketball Season Ticket Holder Spotlight
Men's Basketball Season Ticket Holder Spotlight
UNCG Athletic Department Hires Assistant Athletic Trainer Frank Garcia
UNCG's Athletic Training Department announces the hiring of Assistant Athletic Trainer Frank Garcia
James Dickey III & Diante Baldwin Team Up For The Basketball Tournament
GREENSBORO, N.C. –  A pair of UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men's basketball alums will compete in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) beginning on Saturday, July 4.
Bettle Excited To Be Back On Golf Course
Competing in the GSM Schäfflertanz International Open, all that mattered to rising UNC Greensboro's Tara Bettle was that she was in her heavenly happy place – on the golf course.
2020-21 SAAC E-Board Announced
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Eight UNC Greensboro (UNCG) student-athletes will represent the department of athletics as members of its 2020-21 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Executive Board.

Now You’re Sorry: Racist Viral Tik-Toks
Kayla Bullock Staff Writer In a time where the States should be United, we are virtually divided. Once again, the need for likes and views are tearing us apart. TikTok, a video-sharing social network, is now under fire for letting... Read More ›
Surviving the Switch: Managing Online Classes
Ma’Kayla Hunter Staff Writer As COVID-19 has continued to shut down operations and change our methods of life, individuals have been forced to make drastic changes. Though various communities have been plagued by this virus, one of the main groups... Read More ›
Corporate America: Profits Over Quality
Ma’Kayla HunterStaff Writer Though I am an English major, my college experience has helped me realize my love of business. Not only has it sparked this interest, it has also led to me starting my own business and even getting... Read More ›
Love Yourself, Iyanna Mayweather
Kayla BullockStaff Writer Over the weekend, Iyanna Mayweather, the daughter of Floyd Mayweather, was arrested after allegedly stabbing a woman. An altercation broke out between Mayweather, her boyfriend and rapper, NBA Youngboy and a woman named Lapattra Lashai Jacobs Friday... Read More ›
Anthony Ramos is Storming the Pop Music Scene
Hannah HallStaff Writer  It seems like everyday there are new artists emerging into the music scene; from young self made musicians making a name for themselves on social media, to multi-talented artists exploring a new element of the arts, there... Read More ›