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New mentorship program for graduate students launches

Dr. Gaby Stein sits in chair

The College of Arts & Sciences’ (CAS) Diversity Committee has started a new mentorship program for graduate students. Called CASConnects, the program aims to create a sense of belonging, support, and mentorship of graduate students from diverse backgrounds, broadly defined. “The idea behind CASConnects formed after Josh Merced, a graduate … Continued


Biology PhD student wins competitive DOE fellowship

Ellis Torrance in a face mask at her computer desk

Ellis Torrance, a Biology doctoral candidate in Dr. Louis-Marie Bobay’s research group at UNC Greensboro, has received a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) to support her research. She is among five percent of applicants chosen for the fellowship this year. “It feels pretty surreal to win, … Continued


DUCK Lab, Downtown Parks offer crafts for kids

Researchers at DUCK Lab creating crafts

Each Friday this fall, the DUCK lab from UNC Greensboro’s psychology department will guide at-home craft projects for children aged 3 to 12 for their “Crafts & Conversation” video series. A new video can be found each Friday on the DUCK Lab’s Facebook page, the Greensboro Downtown Parks Facebook page … Continued


A Spartan Family: Five siblings thrive at UNCG

Image of Benjamin, Sarah, Joy, Philip and Tabitha Woods

This semester marks a unique milestone for the Woods family: their fifth and youngest member, Benjamin, starts his first year at UNC Greensboro as a computer science major. He follows in the footsteps of his four older siblings: Tabitha ‘17, Philip ‘18, Sarah, a consumer apparel and retail studies major, … Continued


Graduate students receive help with groceries

Graduate Students in masks at GSA information table

Food insecurity—not knowing when or from where your next meal will come—is affecting college students at alarming rates, according to recent studies. The risks are even higher for student groups like African Americans, LGBTQ students, and those with prior military service. A lack of financial stability can lead to tough … Continued