The College of Arts & Sciences

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.


Chemistry Ph.D. Student and Army Reservist Finds His Way at UNCG

Garett Barto holds his Army uniform

Garett Barto is not your traditional college student. On top of managing the demanding schedule of a PhD student in UNCG’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, he also currently serves as a captain in the U.S. Army Reserves.  So when he’s not in the lab researching the deadly bacteria Bacillus anthracis … Continued


What’s New in the College of Arts & Sciences This Year?

students walking on UNCG campus

It’s the start of a new academic year at UNC Greensboro, and the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is excited to share a variety of new clubs, degree paths, equipment, labs, and other exciting changes for its students. These new offerings promise to expand the College’s academic offerings while … Continued


UNCG CAS Students Travel the Globe Over Summer Break

Archaeological digs in Israel, Greece, and Tanzania. Cultural and historical learning opportunities in Taiwan and Zanzibar. Scientific research experiences in England and Costa Rica. This summer, students in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNCG expanded their knowledge, experience, and worldviews through faculty-led study-abroad across the globe. See where … Continued


CAS Welcomes Maura K. Heyn as New Associate Dean

Maura Heyn

Following an extensive search, the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) at UNC Greensboro is pleased to announce that Dr. Maura K. Heyn has been appointed to the position of associate dean in the CAS Dean’s Office. Previously, Heyn (pronounced Hane) served as department head for UNCG’s Department of Classical … Continued


This Summer, Read a Book by a UNCG Professor

Collage of book covers

Each summer, the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC Greensboro shares a list of books published by its faculty over the past academic year. This year, CAS professors continued in their prolificacy, with books covering poetry, evolutionary biology, parenting, Queer theory, and much more. Pick up one — or … Continued


UNCG Teams up with Greensboro Fire Department To Improve Fire Safety

UNCG students walk on campus with fire department mascot, Sparky the dog

THE VALUE OF SERVICE-LEARNING In early 2023, the city of Greensboro experienced a rash of deadly fires, bringing tragedy to local neighborhoods. And college campuses across the U.S. are certainly not immune to destructive blazes. According to the Greensboro Fire Department, the Spring Garden Apartments on UNC Greensboro’s campus is … Continued