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Spartans remember the moon landing

July 23, 2019

For the 50th anniversary, Dean Kiss, Dr. Hellen, and Dr. Danford recall their experiences seeing it – and offer their perspectives on space travel.

Communication Studies receives major grant focused on communities

July 10, 2019

The NCA selected UNCG to host the inaugural Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change, which will connect community organizations with engaged communication scholars.

Humanities projects selected for Mellon Foundation funding

June 26, 2019

See the many UNCG initiatives and groups that will receive awards from the foundation.

‘Wonder world’ teaching of Ann Somers nets her two big awards

June 26, 2019

From coral reefs to sea turtles to salamanders, Somers, lecturer of biology, works toward wildlife conservation and STEM education.

Ariana Garcia receives Trow Undergraduate Scholarship

June 13, 2019

Ariana was selected to receive the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year SuccessTrow Undergraduate Scholarship for the 2019 – 2020 academic year.

Polio hospital site’s historical significance recognized

June 12, 2019

The marker “captures not only the history of the site but also the history of the hospital as a detention center,” said Anne Parsons, a UNCG history professor who helped win state approval for the marker. “It was important to us … to capture both of those moments in time.”

Trending: Social Media’s Impact on Public Opinion

June 12, 2019

UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Aaron Beveridge is using home-brewed software to better understand how social media influences the media and popular opinion.

Someday we will live on Mars

June 6, 2019

Dean John Z. Kiss discusses his time as a research leader at NASA at his TEDxGreensboro talk. Kiss has had over 80 students work with him on space research to understand the role of gravity and light in plant development.

New Biology Research Videos

May 20, 2019

The Department of Biology highlights faculty research projects in a new series of videos on their website. Learn more at

Dr. Nadja Cech on NPR

May 15, 2019

Dr. Cech was featured on NPR’s The State of Things in a segment titled, “Bacteria Are Talking, And This Superbug Scientist Is Listening”