Chancellor Linda. P Brady encourages nominations for the University Staff Excellence Award: TO: All University Faculty and Staff Leaders of Affiliated Organizations FROM: Chancellor Linda Brady DATE: February 8, 2012 SUBJECT: University Staff Excellence Award – Nominations for 2011 – 2012 I am proud of the many outstanding, devoted employees of UNCG and am pleased to […]
Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.
Provost David H. Perrin provided this information late last week: Associate Provost Rebecca Adams has informed me of her intent to return to the faculty fall 2012. To facilitate a smooth transition in the Office of Planning and Assessment and to keep us on track with preparations for our next SACS reaffirmation review, the following […]
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is accepting nominations for the Humanitarian Award through March 30, 2012, by 5 p.m. The Humanitarian Award has been established to recognize and reward any UNCG-affiliated student organization or residence hall that has demonstrated social responsibility in responding to domestic and/or global issues. Groups to be considered for the Humanitarian […]
The importance of access and equity is discussed throughout the university. An Access and Equity Committee in the School of Education was formed five years ago with the goal of educating faculty, staff and students about issues of access and equity. The committee is doing something different this year, says Dr. Amy Vetter. In addition […]
UNCG faculty, staff and students have been strong supporters of the American Heart Association Heart Walk for many years by raising money and walking. Right now, UNCG Heart Walk teams are forming. If you are interested in starting a campus team or joining an existing team, now is the time. The walk will be be […]
Talk, “Democratization and Drug Violence in Latin America,” Dr. Guillermo Trejo Wednesday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Weatherspoon Auditorium. Talk, Grant Wiggins, “Achieving Learning Goals by Design…” Thursday, Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m., Room 114, SOE Building Talk, “Color-blind justice: Albion Tourgee and the quest for racial equality…” with Dr. Mark Elliott, Frank Woods Thursday, Feb. 23, […]
‘King of the World’, a live performance of hip hop theater from Between the Lines Productions, will be Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, 7 p.m. Must arrive by 7:10 p.m. to be guaranteed entry. The event in EUC Auditorium will be free for all UNCG students, faculty and staff. Tickets will soon be available at the […]
Lawrence E. Hart, a former dean of the School of Music, died Feb. 15. He was 95. Hart served as the dean from 1966 to 1981.
Biscuitville is challenging Greensboro-area college students to create a product that will attract new users, ages 18-35, to Biscuitville restaurants. Among the education objectives are to develop and demonstrate leadership, communication and entrepreneurial skills. Teams must be made of currently enrolled college students from UNCG, NC A&T State University, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Bennett College, […]
UNCG faculty and staff who are members of the UNCG Student Recreation Center are invited to participate in Family Day at the Rec Center Saturday, Feb. 25, sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities & Programs and Campus Recreation. For information, contact Lisa McGuire at email@example.com.
Campus Weekly will publish next Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Campus Weekly will not publish on March 7, which is the week of spring break. CW will resume publication on March 14.
UNCG is launching a license plate campaign which will allow you to feature the UNCG rising shield athletic logo while you travel. Our university must have at least 300 orders placed before any license plates can be printed. License plates are available for as little as $25 ($55 for a personalized plate). Visit the UNCG […]
The talk “Grow Your Best Garden,” will be given by Jeanne Aller, Guilford County Cooperative Extension Master Gardens program, today (Wednesday, Feb. 22). It will be from 4-5 p.m. in Bryan 132. Staff Senate will provide light snacks and drinks. RSVP by visiting https://freyr.uncg.edu/workshops/index.jsp and choosing “Staff Senate Brown Bag Seminars.” (Walk-in is welcome).
On Thursday, April 12, 2012, UNCG undergraduate students who have been mentored by faculty members in research/scholarship/creativity will be presenting their work from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. that day. Any student who did an original research project is eligible to present — whether the project was an independent study, as part of a course, […]
The 1928 film “The Passion of Joan of Arc” is called one of the greatest of the world’s films. The screening, with music composed by Richard Einhorn, is titled “Voices of Light.” A stellar collaboration of UNCG and Triad groups, led by Dr. Welborn Young, will perform the score Feb. 28 in Aycock. Here is […]
“Clarence John Laughlin: An Artist with a Camera,” an hour-long documentary co-directed by associate professor of media studies Michael Frierson, has been selected by Louisiana Public Broadcasting for broadcast March 12 during the network’s annual Pledge Week. Laughlin is one of the most important visual artists from Louisiana. Full story at UNCG News.
Dr. Dianne Welsh (Bryan School) was vice president of programs and conference chair at the Small Business Institute at their Conference in San Antonio Feb 15-18. She is the Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and director of the Academic Entrepreneurship Cross Disciplinary Program.
The article “Collaborative Development of Textiles and Apparel Curriculum Designed to Foster Students’ Global Competence,” co-authored by Dr. Nancy Hodges, Dr. Kittichai “Tu” Watchravesringkan and Dr. Gwen O’Neal (all in Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies), was selected as the Best Paper in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising that was published in Family & Consumer Sciences Research […]
He sits at the top of the Dec. 14, 1933, Carolinian student newspaper. Literally. Dr. George Washington Carver, the distinguished chemist and one of the most famous African American figures of his era, had sat outside on a sunny morning in a visit the previous May and talked as he used colored chalk to create […]
The renovated UNCG Dining Hall will have a Pizza Hut and WingStreet. They are expected to open Spring 2013. That was one of many news items that Kevin Deans and Lilkeisha Smith of UNCG Dining Services told Staff Senate on Feb. 9. Deans is Dining Services’ resident district manager. Smith is marketing director. Additional updates […]
Starting March 1, the TLC will have a new name. It’ll soon have a new leader as well. Dr. Ray Purdom, current director of the University Teaching and Learning Center, has announced his retirement at the end of February. Dr. Steve Roberson, dean of Undergraduate Studies, praised his great stewardship of TLC. With his retirement, […]
UNCG Baseball will kick off the 2012 season on Friday, Feb. 17, at 4 p.m. as they host the Hornets of Delaware State for a three-game series. Coming off a 34-20 season and 22-8 mark in league play, the Spartans were pre-season tabbed fifth in the SoCon. Junior catcher Trever Edwards was tabbed to the […]
A subcommittee of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will facilitate two focus group sessions on LGBTQQI Faculty and Staff Concerns Feb. 21, 5-7 p.m. and Feb. 29, noon-2 p.m. The location will be shared with participants before the sessions. The goal of the focus groups is to provide faculty and staff […]
The fourth year interior architecture design studio in fall 2011, directed by Associate Professor Tina Sarawgi (Interior Architecture), participated in the Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) 2011 Annual Student Design Competition, sponsored by Sephora. The competition’s design challenge was to design a 1,000 sq.ft. pop-up retail environment for Sephora, conceived as a more temporary […]
Talk/panel discussion, with Karen Gordon Mills Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2:30 p.m., EUC Auditorium Talk, “Workplace Privacy in the Facebook Era” Wednesday, Feb. 15, 4 p.m., Bryan 122 Men’s basketball vs. College of Charleston Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. Music, University Band Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Aycock Auditorium Men’s basketball vs. Wofford Tuesday, Feb. 21, […]
The date has been set for the debut of the first phase of UNCG’s new integrated marketing initiative. The campus community is invited to the launch party and kickoff Thursday, March 15, 2012, 10 a.m. to noon at the Virginia Dare Room, Alumni House. After two years of research and planning, the Integrated Marketing and […]
UNCG’s new School of Education building gets the gold when it comes to sustainability. The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the 110,500-square-foot building on Spring Garden Street LEED Gold certification. Gold certification requires a total of 39 points on the Council’s scorecard; silver certification requires 33 points. The School of Education Building earned 41 […]
The Dining Hall renovation project has been put a little behind schedule. “This project is extremely complicated,” says Scott Milman, director of UNCG’s auxiliary services. “We have a project that calls for keeping the dining hall open and serving as many people as it does now. When you combine that with with the age of […]
The talk “Racial Protective Factors and Mood and Physiological Responses to Discrimination” will be given by Dr. Enrique Neblett (UNC CH). The talk, sponsored by the Department of Psychology, will be on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at 3:15 p.m. in Sullivan Science 200.
Hundreds of middle and high school students from seven counties will compete in the regional North Carolina Science Olympiad on our campus Saturday, Feb. 18. Teams of up to 18 students will compete in events including building a battery-powered vehicle to traverse a specific course; testing a white powder to determine as many properties as […]
Do you know of students looking to work at a summer camp? The Summer Camp Job Fair is open to all UNCG students in all majors. The Career Services Center will host its 2012 Summer Camp Job Fair on Monday, Feb. 20, from 12:30-4 pm, in EUC’s Cone Ballroom. Area summer camps are looking to […]
The UNCG Garden is having its first garden work day of the year Feb. 18, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See the Facebook page.
February is Healthy Heart Month. UNCG will host a Zumbathon charity event for the local chapter of the American Heart Association (AHA) on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Student Rec Center. All proceeds will go to AHA. It is a family friendly event, children under 12 are free. The event is […]
On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, UNCG’s Division of Continual Learning will sponsor a one-hour talk by Grant Wiggins. The title of his presentation is “Achieving Learning Goals by Design Instead of by Good Fortune.” The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 114, School of Education Building. Wiggins earned his Ed.D. from Harvard and […]
This third annual competition is open to one and all, says Sarah Dorsey. Prizes will be $500, $300 and $200. All entries of short films (10 minutes or shorter) must address the theme of environmental sustainability. Deadline for submissions is Feb. 24, 2012, to Sarah Dorsey – firstname.lastname@example.org. The films will be screened as part […]
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.
- Tate Street landmark Addam’s Bookstore will close
- 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
- 2013 UNCG Summer Camps
- What's for Lunch? UNCG Dining Services' New Options
- Steve Haines comes back for a second lease on his musical life
- UNCG Planetarium Spring 2014 shows
- Buy WWI liberty bonds, Chaplin told 5,000 on campus
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