The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Linda Stine story image Digging in

Dr. Linda Stine loves a good mystery. And the one she and her husband, Dr. Roy Stine, are working on with anthropology, archaeology and geography students this summer at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is a big one. Where exactly is the original Guilford Courthouse?

Provost Perrin imageReviewing the upcoming Program Review

UNCG will conduct an academic program review during the course of the 2011-12 year, determining how well its academic offerings meet the needs of its students and society. Dr. David H. Perrin, provost and executive vice chancellor, spoke with UNCG Magazine in late June about the process and what it will mean for the university.

Quad renovations imageQuad renovations begin

After decades of use and generations of students, UNCG's historic Quad is getting a face lift.

Serving students well

The Education Trust has declared UNCG is one of only five universities across the country that serves low-income students well.

Final frontiers story imageThe final frontiers

The tiniest spaces and outer space. JSNN researchers have had an eye on both.

Habitat house imageMore than a house

250 volunteers. 25 work days. One family. When UNCG, Well·Spring and Habitat for Humanity teamed up to build the Ibanuf family a house, an empty lot became a home. Read more about the project and take a look at the journey through Beshir Ibanuf's eyes.

Patrick Lee Lucus imageTeaching excellence

Patrick Lee Lucas, professor of interior architecture, received the 2011 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. See what makes him stand out.

Chancellor Brady imageAward worthy

Sue Cole, Dot Kearns, Susan Whittington, Patricia Garrett and Dr. Katherine Rowson — these five alumnae give service a good name. See why these women have earned UNCG's top service awards. Think you know someone else deserving of this honor? Nominate them for next year's awards.

Middle College imageHigh school students get college experience

Guilford County high school students interested in health careers will soon have the option of going to school on the UNCG campus. Guilford County Schools (GCS) and UNCG are creating a middle college focused on health sciences that opens in the fall.

Chancellor Report imageMarking milestones

When the academic year ends, it's always a good time to look back and feel proud of what's been accomplished. See what Chancellor Linda P. Brady presented as her top milestones of 2010-11.

Getting higher GPAs — plus two dozen instant friends

A university goal is to have one-half of incoming freshmen in learning communities by Fall 2012. Four new ones are opening this fall. In this video, Laura Pipe, director of learning communities, tells what students can expect.

bicycles imageGreen piece

We've known all along that UNCG is a lovely campus, and many are working to keep it that way: encouraging more bikes and fewer cars, reducing energy consumption, creating a campus garden, just to name a few. This year, those efforts were noted by three different organizations. The university was recognized as a Bicycle Friendly University Bronze Winner (PDF) by the League of American Bicyclists, named a Campus Sustainability Leader and was also, for the second year in a row, given the designation by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Campus USA for its dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship.

Remembering to forget

Daydreaming of an exotic locale may be a pleasant detour, but that mental vacation will make it harder to recall the facts you learned before you packed your imaginary bags, according to psychology faculty members Dr. Peter Delaney and Dr. Lili Sahakyan.

Talking it up

“Pushing students to question the norm and think analytically about the world around them is one of the great joys of teaching.”

Katie Roquemore '10, in an interview in the June 12 News & Record about being named Guilford County Schools' Rookie Teacher of the Year

“I wanted to see artists successful, so they could work full time at their art rather than working at the grocery store as a checker and doing their art from 8 to 12 o'clock at night.”

Dr. Dianne Welsh, UNCG professor of entrepreneurship, in a June 12 News & Record article

“Suddenly, stuck in a van for 36 hours, I was living an alternate life with characters I couldn't have dreamed up.”

Christoph Baaden '01 MFA on the inspiration behind his documentary “Hood to Coast” about the people who run the same-named 197-mile relay

“You think you're going to change others' lives — but you discover they have changed yours as well.”

Judy Smith, from the Office of Space Management, who leads UNCG students in tutoring children of Burmese refugee families

Life 101

How to save money with coupons

Staff writer Lanita Withers Goins loves to save money, and she's good at it. And not only does Lanita love saving money, she loves to talk about saving money. Coupons, two-fers, rebates, etc., she knows her stuff.

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How to keep your cyber-self safe

From your friends list on Facebook to your bank account details, there's a lot of information about you online — information you don't want to get into the wrong hands. Dr. Nir Kshetri, an associate professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, is an expert on cybercrime, researching the ins and outs of the estimated $1 trillion industry that's keen on stealing your information. Here are some of his tips on how to keep your online life secure.

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