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Professor awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Moses Acquaah, professor and head of the Department of Management, was recently awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) to... Read More >

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Spartans study Spanish language, culture in Madrid

Group photo of students in Spain with view of city in backgroundYou can read about Spanish culture for hours on end. You can study conjugation charts, memorize new vocabulary and practice with textbook activities and smartphone... Read More >

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Students gain hands-on experience in interior architecture’s preservation field school

Photo of students wearing mosquito nets holding a large tripod.Restoring gravestones in an old fishing village on the Outer Banks of North Carolina – it’s not your typical classroom experience. But for 10 students... Read More >

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Professor explores relationship between Arctic sea ice decline, increased wildfire activity

Photo of Dr. Paul Knapp on campusThe post below originally appeared in the spring edition of UNCG Research Magazine. To read more and view additional images, click here.  Last year, more than... Read More >

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Interior architecture student places in Sherwin-Williams contest

Photo of student standing behind paint and color samples.UNC Greensboro’s interior architecture program recently earned a nod from global coatings giant Sherwin-Williams, when senior Amber McCullough snagged third place for residential design in... Read More >

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Multiple Buildings – Planned Downtime | Tuesday, June 26 – Friday, June 29 | 5:30am-7:30am
Who: Faculty, staff, students What: Planned network downtime for multiple buildings (see list below) When: Tuesday, June 26 – Friday, June 29,  5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. each day Why: Upgrade to network electrical support equipment. During the maintenance window, there will be intermittent loss of network services — including wired, wireless and VoIP services — in [Read More]
Emergency Hotfixes for Box Drive and Box for Office
Who: All Box Drive and Box for Office users What: Emergency hotfixes for Box Drive and Box for Office When: Monday, June 25 Box has issued automatic Hotfix updates for both Box Drive (Windows only) and Box for Office. These updates should download and install automatically on each computer they’re installed on. The updates will resolve [Read More]
Jackson Library – Planned Downtime | June 25 – June 29
Who: Occupants of the Jackson Library What: Upgrade to wireless network in Jackson Library When: June 25 – June 29 The wireless access points in Jackson Library are scheduled to be upgraded during the week of June 25th, 2018. During the upgrade, the wireless service may be interrupted while the new Access points are installed [Read More]
Planned Downtime for UNCGenie, Password Resets, and Multiple Banner Related Services | Saturday, July 14 | 5:30am-6:00pm
Who: Faculty, staff and students What: Planned downtime for the following services: UNCGenie Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) UNCG Account Provisioning GetMyPin Touchnet Payment Gateway Banner INB Banner 9 Workflow AIMS parking system JIRA Stash Degree Works Oracle Internet Directory UC4/Appworx/Automic Grouper Reporting, including WEBFOCUS & Argos, against Banner Production Between Saturday, July 14, 2018, 12:00 [Read More]
UNCG Auditorium and Taylor Building – Planned Downtime | Monday, June 18 – Tuesday, June 19 (Overnight)
Who: Occupants of Auditorium and Taylor Building What: Planned downtime for network services When: Monday, June 18, 6:01 p.m. – Tuesday, June 19, 6:00 a.m. Fiber optic infrastructure changes required by construction of the new Nursing and Instructional Building will be performed. These changes will cause intermittent loss of network services — including wired, wireless [Read More]


Women's Tennis Signee Barquero Wins El Nacional Tennis Championship of Puerto Rico
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women's tennis signee Emily Barquero won the singles doubles and mixed doubles competitions at the El Nacional, Tennis Championship of Puerto Rico last week. Barquero partnered with Igacio Garcia in the mixed doubles and worked with Marice Aguiar to take the women's doubles. This is her second women's doubles national title.
Women's Basketball Signs Kianna Funderburk and Rhianna Council for 2018-19 Season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women's basketball head coach Trina Patterson announced two signings for the upcoming season. Patterson and the Spartans will welcome transfers Kianna Funderburk and Rhianna Council to the UNCG basketball family.
Moritz Earns His Fifth All-America Honor of the Postseason
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Andrew Moritz earned his fifth All-America honor this past Saturday. The junior earned First Team All-America honors as named by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings. The ABCA All-America Committee selects the ABCA/Rawlings All-American teams from players who were named First Team All-District earlier this month. Moritz was previously named a Third Team All-American by Baseball America and Perfect Game/Rawlings, as well as being named Second Team All-America by D1Baseball.com and Google Cloud Second Team Academic All-American, selected by CoSIDA. The five All-American honors in one season is the most-ever by a UNCG player. Moritz earned a total of seven All-American honors during his three seasons at UNCG.
UNCG Athletics Secures First Ever Named Position Endowment
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG Athletics has received a $150,000 planned gift to establish the first named position endowment in program history. The gift is from the estate of Edwin C. Jennings, 3rd, and will create the Edwin C. Jennings, 3rd Baseball Scholarship Endowment. The endowment will support student-athletes who play shortstop for the UNCG Baseball team.
Moritz Earns Second Team All-American Honors from D1Baseball.com
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Andrew Moritz adds another accolade to his trophy case, this a Second Team All-American honor, named by D1Baseball.com announced Wednesday afternoon. This is the fourth All-America honor Moritz has earned for his performance this season. For his efforts, the Atlanta Braves selected Moritz in the sixth round of last week's MLB Draft. This is Moritz's sixth All-American honor, fourth of the 2018 year. He was a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American, First Team CoSIDA Academic All-American in his sophomore season and this year he is a Third Team All-American by Baseball America and Perfect Game/Rawlings and was Second Team Google Cloud Academic All-America named by CoSIDA. He also has earned First Team Atlantic All-District honors by the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings earlier today. Moritz finished third in the nation with a .428 batting average, setting a new school record. He was the team leader in runs scored (57), RBI (61), triples (10) and on-base percentage (.492). -UNCG-


Greensboro’s “Little Big Shot”, Caleb Serrano
Lauren Summers Features Editor Little Big Shots, an NBC television show hosted by Steve Harvey, which premiered in March 2016 features an array of incredible children from around the world. From child singers to dancers to athletes and more, Little... Read More ›
Kat Von D Has Always Been Problematic
Sarah Grace Goolden Opinions Editor  Kat Von D broke the internet this week with an Instagram post revolving around her future child. The tattoo artist, who starred in the reality show L.A Ink and owns a popular makeup line, has... Read More ›
How to Lose Your Job in 30 Seconds: Roseanne Barr
Bruce Case Staff Writer The  revival of the 90’s hit sitcom “Roseanne” came to an abrupt halt last week. The reboot of “Roseanne,” in which she played an avid Trump supporter, was a major win for conservatives all over the... Read More ›
The Luxe Life of Lifestyle Influencers
Courtney Cordoza Staff Writer Her Instagram account is perfectly crafted with aesthetic filters. Her photos showcase her lavish apparel and accessories. Every other picture has the location tagged from many exotic vacations. This gorgeous jetsetter is a lifestyle influencer.  Many... Read More ›
Why No One is Stopping the Gaza Border Shootings
Quashon Avent Staff Writer  Recently,  the conflict between Israel and Palestine has heated up again. Protests at the Gaza border began March 30 in objection to Israeli occupation, specifically the military blockade against the Gaza strip and the U.S. Embassy’s... Read More ›