UNCG Magazine

Outdoor program for cancer survivors celebrates 500th hike

Celebrate the Trail to Recovery (CTR) recently marked a milestone: its 500th hike. It is a hiking group organized by UNCG professor Justin Harmon to be a restorative outlet and caring community for those who have or had cancer diagnoses. Read more about Celebrate the Trail to Recovery By Amanda … Continued

Spartan Tiffany Atkins is a ‘friend of the court’

“Being a law professor was never a career I thought I would have because there weren’t people who look like me. One of the things I’m proudest of is that I’ve been able to change that for other women,” says Tiffany Atkins ’03, a graduate of UNCG’s African American and … Continued

UNCG and GCSTOP target opioid epidemic and save lives

Update on May 22, 2023:  GCSTOP has received the National Association of Counties (NACO) award in the Risk and Emergency Management category. “This shows the power of collaboration and the strong relationship between Guilford County and UNCG,” said Jim Albright, ES director, Emergency Services, Guilford County Government. A woman drove … Continued

UNCG alumna earns two degrees…40 years apart

Bonnie Miller ‘22 has always aspired to be among the learned. After 40 years, the 1982 graduate completed a second bachelor’s and is still going strong. Read the full story about Bonnie Miller here. Photography by Sean Norona

UNCG alumna brings ‘legal lessons’ to the K-12 classroom

Born, a second-year teacher working toward her teaching license at UNCG’s School of Education is addressing more than Covid-19 academic loss. She’s applying what she learned in her former seven-year career as a litigation lawyer. Read more about Sarah Born’s classroom. Photography by David Row

UNCG student chases two degrees, dresses for success

Shirin Alhroob, an adult student and the mother of three, is jointly pursuing a bachelor’s and master’s degree. This native of Palestine and former agricultural engineer plans to enter cybersecurity. She keeps reinventing what success means in her life. Read the full story about Alhroob and “Dress for Success.” Photography … Continued

UNCG’s Julie Edmunds leads the field in Early College research

UNC Greensboro’s Early College Research Center launched in 2022, building on nearly two decades of research and a national reputation for expertise in the field. Its director and one of the leading researchers nationally in this realm, UNCG’s Dr. Julie Edmunds recently published a Harvard Education Press book on the … Continued

UNCG Middle College one of 50 best NC high schools

When a middle college was introduced on the UNCG campus in 2011, the goal was “a unique educational experience for students seeking and/or needing a different educational experience than the traditional setting.” Many UNCG faculty and administrators, including Dr. Julie Edmunds, were involved in its development. With an emphasis on … Continued

UNCG business students and a growing NC wine industry

Dr. Erick Byrd, associate professor of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism at the Bryan School of Business and Economics, led a research team of faculty and students to form a profile of winery visitors for the NC Wine and Grape Council. These findings will help the council craft successful marketing … Continued

Dabney and Walker Sanders receive Holderness/Weaver Award

“An extraordinary partnership.” “Game-changers in our community.” Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. used the terms “dreamers” and “visionaries.” Those were apt descriptions, as Dabney and Walker Sanders received the 2023 Adelaide F. Holderness/H. Michael Weaver Award. The couple were honored for their exemplary public service to Greensboro and the greater community at … Continued