The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

STEM Grant story image Taking science to the classes

Students at three High Point schools will be getting more than your average science lessons in the coming year, thanks to a $2.8 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant.

Tree Campus USA imageTaking our boughs

Our university loves our trees. So does the Arbor Day Foundation. It honored UNCG as a 2009 Tree Campus USA University.

Study Abroad imageWorldly images

Nearly 500 UNCG students travel abroad each year. Part of what a select few of these students saw and experienced was on view last semester in the Study Abroad Photography Exhibition in Elliott University Center. Now you can see them too.

Alt Desc for imageThe stuff dreams are made of

Many therapists analyze dreams, but Dr. Roy Hamilton decided to take a closer look at nightmares. Nightmares of the Elm Street variety.

World Model UN imageModel students

Looking at the numbers can't begin to describe the experience. 1,950 students. From 49 universities. Representing 42 countries. It doesn't get more global than that. In March, seven students traveled to Taipei, Taiwan, to participate in the World Model United Nations Conference.

Chancellor Report imageLooking back

The 2009-2010 academic year might be over, but what a year it was. Take a look at some of the highlights in the Chancellor's Report.

Talking it up

“It's messy. Really funny and sad at the same time. Life, if we're lucky, is like that.”

Theatre professor Christine Morris on UNCG Theatre's spring play “The Seagull”

“I never dreamed I'd become an entrepreneur, so I didn't take any business classes. My advice? Take the swimming lessons before you find yourself in the middle of the ocean with no float.”

Amanda Smith '03, owner of Core Integrity Pilates

“I thought I was an actor. But I wasn't an actor. I was a dude who worked in a hotel.”

Chris Chalk '01 to UNCG theatre students in April to only going on four auditions in 2 1/2 years. This spring he was in the Broadway play “Fences,” along with Denzel Washington.

“I want them to say ‘I had a blast — and I learned something.’”

Women's soccer coach Eddie Radwanski '97 on the school-age girls at UNCG's summer soccer camp.

“Always bite off more than you can chew. It's a moral imperative.”

Robert Charest, professor of interior architecture, at the My Sister's House dedication. (Can we link to a story here? If so, here's the link:

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On a streak

In the early spring of 1974, the streaking craze hit UNCG, resulting in a record-breaking co-ed streak that included more than 250 students.

read the Old Carolinean streaking article

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