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Celebrate UNCG Homecoming Oct. 16-22

Thousands of alumni from across the state and beyond will descend on UNCG’s campus this week for one of the university’s favorite traditions: Homecoming. The… Read More >

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Graduate student receives prestigious research grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

UNCG is a leader in the research of medicinal biochemistry, and graduate research plays an important part in new discoveries and developments. In September, PhD… Read More >

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UNCG celebrates 50 years of Katharine Smith Reynolds Scholarship

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of Katharine Smith Reynolds Scholars at UNCG. Since its inception, more than 500 Katharine Smith Reynolds… Read More >

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Alumnus lives dream on big screen with pair of CBS shows

It’s not every day that you appear in two top television shows on the same network in the same month. Yet that’s just what has… Read More >

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Rhiannon Giddens performs on campus, jams with students

Distinguished guest artists come to UNCG’s campus every semester, but for the 125th anniversary Founders Day concert, the music star was one of our own. Last… Read More >

Student Homayoon Ershadi rides bike on campus.

Students organize cycling fundraiser to aid hurricane victims

When UNCG student Homayoon Ershadi’s friend in Houston left his job to help those devastated by Hurricane Harvey’s destructive path, it got him thinking. “It… Read More >

Dr. Kelly Stamp: A focus on heartfelt research

Dr. Kelly Stamp’s focus comes from the heart. The new department chair of Family and Community Nursing and Eloise R. Lewis Excellence Professor is a… Read More >

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Thousands celebrate Founders Day on campus

Spartans sure know how to throw a party. Thousands of UNCG students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered together yesterday for a campus-wide Founders Day celebration…. Read More >

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Fred Chappell writes 125th anniversary poem for campus community

UNCG emeritus professor and lauded poet Fred Chappell, who helped create the UNCG MFA in Creative Writing program, has now graced UNCG’s 125th anniversary celebration… Read More >

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UNCG to celebrate 125th anniversary with Founders Day Festival

It’s going to be a sweet 125th anniversary. On Oct. 5, 1892, UNCG opened its doors to its first class of students. Now, on the… Read More >

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Pixar’s Tia Kratter to visit campus Oct. 4

Tia Kratter has been a part of the artistry of Pixar films since the very first one, “Toy Story,” released in 1995. Before that, she… Read More >

Photo of UNCG junior Alyssa Sanchez holding stick with mushrooms on it

Honors College offers challenging academics, close-knit community

Collaborative. Challenging. Community-based. For junior Alyssa Sanchez, that’s the UNCG Lloyd International Honors College in a nutshell. It’s rigorous, yes. For the pre-pharmacy biochemistry major… Read More >