Campus News

Professor’s scholarship aims to address equity and inclusion
For Crystal Dixon, diversity and inclusion cannot exist without equity. In 2019, she was appointed by the dean as chair of HHS’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee – her first task? Including the word “equity” in the title. She wanted to ensure the committee was embracing the concept of equity in their efforts.
UNC System seeks participation in racial equity task force questionnaire
The UNC System requests input from faculty, staff, and students for a Racial Equity Task Force system-wide initiative. Your participation is sought in this survey so that our shared, unique, UNCG voice is heard and this effort can accurately reflect the perspectives on our campus. You are invited to complete a questionnaire to inform the […]
Dr. Christopher Kepley
Dr. Christopher Kepley (Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering) received new funding from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine/Prime: National Institutes of Health for the project “A Role for Glycolipids and Unconventional T Cell Subsets in Alpha-Gal Allergy.” The overall goal of this application is to determine if glycolipid and unconventional T cells are involved in […]
Dr. Kenneth Gruber
Dr. Kenneth Gruber (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from the Cone Health Foundation for the project “Access to Integrated Care by the Uninsured in Greater Greensboro.” The project will involve the following evaluation activities: New Patient Enrollment & Patient Outcome TrackingAssemble a set of service data indicators to be used for […]
Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard
Dr. Melissa Floyd-Pickard (Social Work) received new funding from Guilford County Department of Public Health for the project “2019 GC DPH Post-Overdose Response Team Staffing Sustainment Funding.” The Local Health Department Grant: Rapid Response to Opioid Overdose project seeks to enhance services in responding to opioid overdose through a model of harm reduction. These services […]

UNCG’s Adobe Creative Cloud Service Transitions to the New IAM System | Tuesday, September 22
On Tuesday, September 22, UNCG’s Adobe Creative Cloud service will transition to UNCG’s new identity access management (IAM) system. The new login for UNCG’s Adobe Creative Cloud service will require users to enter their full UNCG email address as their username (e.g. and password. The Adobe Creative Cloud service offering itself is unaffected. There [Read More]
Campus Network Restored
At 6:15 a.m., Information Technology Services (ITS) reported a major campus internet outage that began at approximately 2:50 a.m. As of 8:45 a.m., all network services have been restored to and on campus.  ITS continues to monitor service, and will update the 6TECH status page if any issues arise. If you have questions or need [Read More]
Google Collaborative Inbox Enhancements
Google has updated the new User Interface (UI) for Google groups with two features that allow the assignment of messages and the ability to configure a default email address for sending messages from the group. Previously, these assignments could only be made in the classic view, which will be going away soon. Set a Default [Read More]
Planned Downtime for Canvas | Wednesday, September 9
Who: Faculty, staff, and students What: Mandatory update to Canvas database When: Wednesday, September 9, 2020, starting at 3:40 a.m. EDT and lasting up to 10 minutes Less than five minutes of downtime for Canvas is expected during this maintenance event. For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), or email
Student Remote Access to UNCG Computer Lab Machines | Wednesday, August 19
Starting Wednesday, August 19, 2020, for classes requiring computing lab instruction, students will be able to remotely access UNCG computer lab machines during class times. This new service provides access to course-related software, enabling students to have the same desktop experience they would have if they were physically in a computer lab. See Student Remote [Read More]

Summer Catch-Up: Men's Soccer
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Members of the reigning Southern Conference (SoCon) champion UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men's soccer program participated in a "Summer Check-In" Zoom session recently.
UNCG Athletics Launches SpartanCo. Subscription Box
GREENSBORO, N.C. –  UNC Greensboro Athletics has announced the launch of the SpartanCo. subscription box providing fans an opportunity to purchase exclusive, UNCG branded apparel and accessories delivered straight to their door. SpartanCo. boxes will be offered and delivered each season (Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer) with two package options available. The two options available are the Spartan Pack for $65 per order (includes shipping valued at $15) and the Spartan Box for $150 per order (includes shipping valued at $20). Select apparel items in each box will be available in gender-specific styles and sizes to allow fans to customize their box.
UNCG Announces S.H.I.E.L.D. Initiative
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) athletic department has announced the formation of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Spartans Honor, Inclusion, Equity, Love & Diversity).
NCAA Sets Nov. 25 as Official Start of Men's and Women's Basketball Season
Five Minutes With Chatori Tyler
Each Wednesday during the month of September, we'll highlight one UNCG newcomer in preparation for the 2020-21 season.

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 ›
Diversity Hiring is Not Enough
Sarah Grace Goolden Opinions Editor It’s common knowledge that the hiring process is racist and transphobic. Tactics like judging someone based on their name have been routine and normalized. Minorities statistically have a harder time getting their foot in the... Read More ›
Benefits of Nonprofits: Supporting Those Who Help Communities
Ma’Kayla Hunter Staff Writer As the pandemic has continued, the importance of businesses have been placed under a microscope. With all of these entities attempting to continue as normal, the need for finances have become a pressing issue. The issue... Read More ›
Police Brutality is Not Normal
Sarah Grace Goolden Opinions Editor In Kenosha, Wisconsin, 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back by a white police officer after an unnecessary altercation. As with every race-fueled murder by the police, the internet errupted in disagreement.... Read More ›