Campus News

UNCG Police accreditation assessment
The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) Police Department is seeking public comment on policies, procedures, operations and standards, as part of the department’s re-accreditation process by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®).  The independent CALEA assessment team will arrive at UNCG on March 10, 2020, to examine all aspects of the UNCG Police […]
Online graduate programs recognized for affordability
UNC Greensboro has been recognized as one of the top universities in the nation for affordable online graduate degree programs. UNCG ranks No. 1 in North Carolina and No. 7 in the United States in the Master’s Programs Guide “10 Most Affordable Online Graduate Schools” list. The rankings were compiled using five data points: graduation […]
Supporting teachers with tech: bug-in-ear coaching
You may be familiar with the inner ear speaker that newscasters use to receive cues from the producer. You may also know about the speakers inside NFL quarterbacks’ helmets that allow players to receive feedback from coaches. What if teachers could get this kind of instant feedback while in the classroom? Dr. Marcia Rock, associate […]
Slavery database recognized by National Park Service
The Digital Library on American Slavery at UNC Greensboro has been recognized by the National Park Service (NPS) as the first-ever “virtual” stop on the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. The recognition is the first of its kind for the National Park Service, and it is significant not only for UNCG, but for the broader community, region, and […]
Weekend of home games for baseball, softball
It’s going to be a busy weekend for UNC Greensboro’s baseball and softball teams. UNCG Baseball will compete against Fairfield University in its home opener on Saturday, Feb. 22. The match-up will be the first of a three-game home stand this weekend. Meanwhile, UNCG Softball will host the annual UNCG Invitational. The Spartans will compete […]

UDOIT Now Available in Canvas
Who: Faculty and staff Canvas users What: Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) The Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT, helps faculty identify accessibility issues in Canvas course content. With the click of a button, UDOIT scans a course, generates a report, and provides resources on how to address common accessibility issues. Created [Read More]
UNCG Complies with Kari’s Law, Ray Baum’s Act
Two laws that address emergency communications recently went into effect: Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act. Ray Baum’s Act, effective December 6, 2019, ensures that precise location information is dispatched with all 911 calls. If a 911 caller is unable to speak to the answering dispatcher, the dispatch center can locate the origination point of [Read More]
macOS Catalina Upgrade Approved for UNCG Mac Users
The evaluation of macOS Catalina, announced on October 3, 2019, is complete. The upgrade is now available for UNCG Mac users. Critical Change to Antivirus and Antimalware Protection With macOS Catalina, Apple removed all support for 32-bit apps. Therefore, 32-bit apps do not run on Catalina. To protect UNCG Mac users, Information Technology Services (ITS), [Read More]
What’s the Deal with IAM?
On February 13, an email announced the launch of a new Identity Access Management (IAM) application for all UNCG computing accounts. The initiative was first announced to the campus community on October 13, 2019. IAM requires some added security elements to which all UNCG users must comply. The directives have caused some concerns among the [Read More]
Postponed: Identity Finder Upgrade to Spirion
Who: Faculty and staff What: Postponing the upgrade of Identity Finder to Spirion In a previous article, ITS announced that Identity Finder will be upgraded to Spirion (a rebrand of Identity Finder). It was originally scheduled to begin with February’s Windows Updates. ITS has postponed this rollout to gather more information on how the upgrade [Read More]

Softball Takes Down Tar Heels For Third ACC Win In 2020
UNCG softball takes down (RV) North Carolina on Sunday
Men’s Golf in Third at Dorado Beach Collegiate
Spartans in third behind No. 21 Louisville and No. 44 Kansas after first round of Dorado Beach Collegiate
UNCG Baseball Completes Series Sweep Of Fairfield
Spartans complete the series sweep of Fairfield in 3-1 final
Spartans Take Top Spot In The SoCon On Senior Day
Spartans grab fourth straight win on senior day
Spartans Take Losing Decision To Coastal
Spartans take a loss against Coastal Carolina

Pets and Mental Health
Hannah LarsonStaff Writer Everyone goes through stressful periods in their life whether that being caused by school, work or some other experience. How do people combat these tense moments? One answer is pets, they do more than just being your... Read More ›
UNCG Student Government Association Meeting in Feb.
Christopher BouzaneStaff Writer On Tues., Feb. 11, the UNC-Greensboro’s (UNCG) Student Government Association (SGA) held their weekly senate meeting in the Elliott University Center’s (EUC) Cone Ballroom A at 7:00 p.m. Presiding over the senate meeting was Student Body Vice... Read More ›
Greensboro Science Center To Rehabilitate 11 Green Sea Turtles
Marisa SloanStaff Writer‘ On Jan. 27, the Wiseman Aquarium at the Greensboro Science Center took in 11 green sea turtles for rehabilitation. The turtles are part of a large group of cold-stunned turtles—over 150—that washed up on the North Carolina... Read More ›
The Department of Media Studies at UNCG: Get Creative!
Alexis BooneStaff Writer There is not a day you don’t run into someone from a liberal arts program here at UNCG.  If you ever wanted to become more familiar with how different communication channels deliver the perspectives on our way... Read More ›
Kentucky Route Zero: Wrapping Production on an Indie Gem
Austin HorneStaff Writer  In January of 2013, a new game from Cardboard Computer released to 205 Kickstarter backers. The game only had one act out of a planned five. Since then, the two developers, Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy, added... Read More ›

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