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Student Excellence Day, recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate students, will be Friday, April 8. The day will culminate with an Honors Convocation at 7 p.m. in EUC’s Auditorium, when Provost David H. Perrin will present Student Excellence Awards along with awards for Undergraduate Research, Graduate and Library Research. A “Student Excellence Day Preview” will take place on Thursday, April 7, with lots of showcase events across campus. See the schedule.
Fred Patrick, Michael Parker, Timothy Johnston, Melissa Pihos, the Sapphires and those associated with the early/middle college are among UNCG individuals recently in the news.
Fifty-two individuals will be inducted on April 10 into one of the oldest continuing student organizations on campus.
Programs in nursing and counseling at UNCG rank among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 Best Graduate Schools.
UNCG faculty, staff and students are invited to bring your friends and family to enjoy a day at Piney Lake on Saturday, April 9, 1:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Join HRS and Healthy UNCG for the Blue & Gold Wellness Expo devoted to employees and showcasing a variety of health and wellness resources available at UNCG and throughout the Piedmont Triad community.
UNCG will host a kick-off walk for National Start Walking Day, an America Heart Association (AHA) initiative.
A TRANSCEND peace studies conference will be on campus this week. Two talks are open for to everyone.
Items this week include Program Review timeline; Three scholarships; Comer going; April 8 Habitat for Humanity Dedication; Museum Studies students; Prison stories; Cleaning up Greensboro; Final blood drive of the school year; Peabody work
“Our Stories,” an evening length dance/theater work, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 1-2, by Kelly Ozust, a candidate for the MFA degree in choreography.
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will perform at UNCG Friday, April 8, as part of the Schol of Music, Theatre and DanceUniversity Concert and Lecture Series “Spotlight on the Performing Arts.”
Featured this week: Fred Patrick – Dr. Claudia Cabello Hutt – Alex Epanchin – Betty Epanchin – Marilyn Friend – Judith Niemeyer – J. David Smith
Staff Senate will accept nominations for open seats April 1-15.
Baseball vs. N.C. A&T Wednesday, March 30, NewBridge Park, Greensboro Blue & Gold Wellness Expo Friday, April 1, 11 a.m., Cone Ballroom, EUC Black Arts Festival, “Black Arts Throughout the Decades” Friday, April 1, 6:30 p.m., EUC Auditorium Talk, Paula Vogel, recipient of Pulitzer Prize Friday, April 1, 7 p.m., Taylor Theatre Record and CD […]
When local middle-schoolers needed help with a tiny experiment that would go into outer space, who better to assist than the experts in tiny, right? Researchers in the Joint School of Nanosience and Nanoengineering deal with and create the tiniest of experiments and engineering. Students in five Guilford County middle schools competed to see who would launch an experiment aboard the space shuttle Endeavor in April. And JSNN individuals have been there to inspire and assist them each step of the way.
If approved by BOG, school would begin July 1, with Dr. Hooper as interim dean during a transition period.
The 2011 Shades of Color Conference, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, takes place Friday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Elliott University Center.
The Classical Society, a student group in Classical Studies, is planning a Homer-a-thon, a marathon reading of the Odyssey.
Items this week include Tree Campus USA, again; Keeping sustainability incorporated in academics; In memoriam; Cherry Blossom Festival; Banff Mountain Film Festival; Protecting your family’s land; Women’s History Month event; Discussion of UNCG/Kisco collaboration April 1; UNCG women second, men third in SoCon; Celebrating 50 years of the Peace Corps; Seeking participants; Food policy think tank; Assessment and enhancing student learning outcomes; Warm weather, hot start; Sweet 16
Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Paula Vogel will speak in Taylor Theatre at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1.
The classic fairy tale opera “Hansel and Gretel” will be this year’s spring opera production by the School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
The 19th century produced a lot of memorable songs – and some prolific songwriters.
Featured this week: Dr. Roy Schwartzman – John E. Foreman – Geoff Bailey – Dr. Hazel N. Brown – Dr. Carol A. Mullen – Kay Cowen
Wondering what the interiors of the new School of Education building look like?
You may register to win prizes in UNCG Campus Transportation Challenge.
Panel discussion, part of Elliott series, on study of human origins, Wednesday, March 23, 3-5 p.m., EUC Auditorium Elliott Lecture, John Hawks, “Neandertime: Deciphering the Secrets of Ancient Genomes” Wednesday, March 23, 7 p.m., Mead Auditorium, Sullivan Science Building Lecture, “The Transatlantic Slave Trade: The Human Story” Thursday, March 24, 2 p.m., Room 200, Sullivan […]
Dr. McRae C. “Mac” Banks II, a professor of entrepreneurship and former management department head at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, is the new dean of the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics. Banks’ appointment is expected to be approved Thursday, March 17, by UNCG’s Board of Trustees. Provost Perrin said that Banks was the top candidate to emerge from a national search. Banks will succeed Dr. Jim Weeks, dean of UNCG’s largest academic school since 1990. At WPI, Banks served from 1995 to the present as professor of entrepreneurship and strategy in the School of Business, and he served as head of the Department of Management through 2010.
UNCG services can benefit staff and faculty healthwise. Bekoe shares her experience, as she prepares for MS Walk.
UNCG’s wrestling program will be eliminated as a part of UNCG intercollegiate athletics.
The Search Committee for the Graduate School Dean position is pleased to announce four candidates
The Harriett Elliott lectures begin Wednesday, March 23, but the conversation has already begun about the 2011 series – Our Genetic Past and Genomic Future: Connecting the Science of Human Origins to Contemporary Life.
Talk, Saundra Westervelt, on ‘Life After Death Row’
Wednesday, March 5, noon, Faculty Center
Baseball vs. East Carolina
Wednesday, March 5, 4 p.m.
Faculty Center Takeover, Tracing Human Culture Through History of Beer
Thursday, March 6, 4 p.m., sponsored by FTLC / Anthropology
Friends of the Libraries event, Nikki Giovanni
Thursday, March 6, 6 p.m., Cone Ballroom, EUC
Noon at the ‘Spoon, art tour
Tuesday, March 11, Weatherspoon
Softball vs. Georgia Southern
Saturday, March 15, 1 p.m.
Baseball vs. Princeton
Monday, March 17, 6 p.m.
- UNCG Reduction-in-Force (RIF) Plan Calendar and Timeline
- David Nelson is Faculty Director of QEP
- Budget reduction discussion at today’s UNCG Faculty Senate mtg
- Faculty/staff Excellence Awards April 4
- Steve Haines comes back for a second lease on his musical life
- UNCG Planetarium Spring 2014 shows
- 2013 UNCG Summer Camps
- OLSL Spring Break trips
- What's for Lunch? UNCG Dining Services' New Options
- Ben Ramsey will be senior fellow at FTLC
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