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Class of 2017: Yiyang Liu

Yiyang Liu, from Luoyang, China, always knew he wanted to study chemistry, following in the footsteps of his chemist uncle. After earning his bachelor’s degree… Read More >

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More than ‘Thank you’: Professor seeks to create cycle of gratitude

How do we express true gratitude? For those who celebrate the holiday season with gift-giving, it’s a timely question, and UNCG Professor of Human Development… Read More >

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Spartan Spotlight: Duane Cyrus

Associate Professor Duane Cyrus has had the career that all aspiring professional dancers dream about. He’s toured internationally with renowned modern dance companies like the… Read More >

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A UNCG guide to winter holiday reading

The holidays are the perfect time to curl up by the fire with your favorite book. And this winter, UNCG has plenty to offer. From… Read More >

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Spartans celebrate milestone, new beginnings

A sense of pride and accomplishment was palpable in the Greensboro Coliseum this morning. Proud graduates. Proud friends and family. Proud faculty and staff. UNCG… Read More >

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Class of 2017: Ivana Bogdan

It’s difficult for Ivana Bogdan to recall a time when she didn’t have a paint brush or pencil in hand. The Winston-Salem native has been… Read More >

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Class of 2017: Hitam (Sam) Alsharif

You would never know it now, but there was a time when Hitam (Sam) Alsharif was shy. The decorated UNCG leader and Spartan of Promise… Read More >

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Interdisciplinary course explores connection between social work, environmental studies

Dr. Meredith Powers’ Environmental Justice course is the definition of interdisciplinary. This semester’s cohort of undergraduate and graduate students is a mixed bag of academic… Read More >

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UNCG to award more than 1,800 degrees at December Commencement ceremonies

UNCG will confer more than 1,800 degrees at the university’s December Commencement ceremonies next week. The university-wide commencement will take place Friday, Dec. 8, at… Read More >

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Large grant helps prepare doctoral students for careers in rural health care

When Lauren Allen’s father unexpectedly passed away a month ago from a heart attack, the registered nurse couldn’t help but wonder if things would have… Read More >

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Tiny solution: Designing microdwellings for millennials

Jessica Ocasio understands the frustrations of affordable housing options for young adults. A native of Puerto Rico, she saw the scarcity of student housing as… Read More >

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Reflecting on 125 years with UNCG’s archivist

If there’s one person who knows UNCG’s history, it’s University Archivist Erin Lawrimore. From the days of McIver to the Woman’s College era to the… Read More >