UNC Greensboro

UNCG Receives Historic $5 Million Grant to Launch Paid Internship Program for Humanities Students

Dr. Maura Heyn, Dr. John Kiss, Dr. Jennifer Feather, Dr. Heather Adams stand together and smile

The College of Arts & Sciences at UNC Greensboro has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to implement a five-year paid internship and educational program for humanities students called “Humanities at Work.” This landmark grant is the largest ever received by UNCG’s College of Arts & Sciences – as well as one of the largest in the University’s history.


Opportunity Meets Initiative for UNCG’s Goldwater Scholar

2024 Goldwater Scholar Marcos Tapia

UNC Greensboro is proud to announce that third-year chemistry student, Marcos Tapia, has been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

Tapia, a first-generation college student from Winston-Salem, was among only 438 students chosen nationwide for the Goldwater honor, which awards $7,500 a year, to cover up to two years of tuition expenses.


GUPTA WINS THOMAS UNDERGRAD RESEARCH MENTOR AWARD

Sat Gupta

Professor Sat Gupta, a statistician whose research interests include survey sampling and biostatistics, has received the 2024 UNCG Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award in the tenured category.


UNCG PROFESSORS SPARK INNOVATIVE LEARNING IN NC HIGH SCHOOLS

Greg Greive and John Borchert work with other professors to develop academic content related to video gaming.

UNC Greensboro’s commitment to developing a pipeline that streams students into profitable jobs in the video game industry now includes reaching into high school classrooms.

UNCG Scholastic Esports Alliance and the Network for the Cultural Study of Videogaming (NCSV) has partnered with SparkNC to provide on-demand learning experiences for high school students designed by UNCG professors.


Introducing the CAS Department Template Site

cas dept starter site screenshot

It’s already February, and I only have until the end of June to rebuild CAS’ remaining 20+ department sites. Time is quickly running out! ITS has provided me with a space to build a CAS Department Starter Site, which will become the base template for each CAS department site going forward. … Continued


Class of 2023: Dana Broadus, Writer, Explorer and Scholar

Dana Broadus

Growing up in the small town of Clayton, North Carolina, Dana Broadus was already dreaming of exploring faraway places and writing the stories of the characters she met there. But she had no idea how her world would expand once she became a Spartan.

By the time Broadus was considering college, she had already published a book.


ANTHROPOLOGY ALUMNA BRINGS HER SKILLS TO FEMA

Jessica Haynes Titlebaum

When there’s a large natural disaster in America, award-winning UNCG alumna Jessica Haynes-Titlebaum ’14 leaps into action. “I found the right toolbox for me – and that was anthropology.”