For the fourth consecutive year, UNC Greensboro has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.  The national honor recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. UNCG is among 101 institutions across the […]

UNC Greensboro today announced that scientists from UNCG’s Department of Nanoscience at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) are part of a new national effort to evolve the tools and methods for innovations in phosphorus sustainability. The $25M Science and Technology Center for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center funded by the National Science Foundation […]

UNC Greensboro brought Spartan pride to downtown Greensboro last weekend as part of the North Carolina Folk Festival. The three-day celebration of creativity and cultural traditions through art, crafts, food, dance, and music featured multiple artists with ties to UNCG. Spartans returned to the festival for the third year with a new presence, setting up […]

This week, new and returning Spartans will arrive on campus for the start of the academic year. While the campus community adjusts to a “new normal,” UNC Greensboro remains committed to welcoming students back to campus and preparing them as they continue their academic journeys. During the first two weeks of the semester, a variety […]

UNC Greensboro faculty, staff, and students were awarded $48.3 million in external grant funding this fiscal year, exceeding the previous year’s research funding total by $6.0 million. The 14% increase in funding occurred across a wide range of disciplines, reflecting the University’s broad strengths as a community-engaged, public research institution. Over the last five years, […]

Over 200 UNC Greensboro students spent part of their Saturday serving the Greensboro community as part of the 14th annual Spartan Service Day. Led by the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement, students participated in community service projects for 13 local and national organizations such as the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation, Reading Connections, […]

UNC Greensboro began another school year this week in the “new normal.”  While face coverings and social distancing are still part of the University’s public health responsibility, students were excited to be on campus and their professors and student support staff were excited to welcome them, with around 65% of classes face-to-face, around 10% hybrid, […]

It was pure coincidence that College of Visual and Performing Arts students Tavis Cunningham, Christoff Hairston, and Julian Kennedy sat at the same table one afternoon in Fountain View Dining Hall, and bonded over their shared talent and musical idols. But when they started singing together, the true magic happened. The chemistry was instant, and […]