UNCG author Diane Oliver, rediscovered after 60 years
Only four stories were published in her lifetime. She died nearly six decades ago, two years after graduation from UNC Greensboro. But alumna Diane Oliver ’64 is now getting the acclaim few writers achieve. The first collection of her short stories, “Neighbors and Other Stories,” has been published this month … Continued
With Chicago Prize, alumna makes an impact
UNC Greensboro alumna Kemena Brooks is changing the face of Chicago neighborhoods and earning recognition on the city’s Crain’s Business 40-Under-40 list. Her current development, the Sankofa Wellness Village, has won the Chicago Prize, which comes with a $10 million grant from the Pritzker Traubert Foundation.
Colin Cutler on the charts and on the road
When you have a new album, you want to share it. When most of the guest artists on that album can join you on stage for one night, you want to play all night long. Colin Cutler’s “Tarwater” launch concert at Greensboro’s Flat Iron sported a rollicking vibe. With UNCG … Continued
Biggest upset in UNCG Men’s Basketball history
The Spartans rolled into SEC power Arkansas’ Bud Walton Arena to face the No. 14 ranked team in front of a loud, sold-out crowd. UNCG emerged victorious, 78-72. It was their first win over a Top 25 team ever. It was the first Southeastern Conference (SEC) win for UNCG in … Continued
Seasonal harmonies! Spartan choral concert this Sunday
What are you thankful for this time of year? Music lovers will be thankful for a beautiful UNC Greensboro “Harvest Home” choral concert, held in the richly ambient space of Greensboro’s First Presbyterian Church. The UNCG Choral Ensembles’ seasonal concert will be held Sunday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m. Admission … Continued
‘Astera’ sculpture honors Woman’s College legacy
Woman’s College – now UNC Greensboro — was a top public college for women. Now its legacy of excellence and opportunity is honored with the Woman’s College Tribute, “Astera.”
Spartan Salute: UNCG is a military-friendly university
UNC Greensboro’s commitment to military students has earned the University a designation as a Military-Friendly School, ranking in the Top 10 nationally among Tier 2 research institutions.
UNCG nanotech research seeks to keep soldiers safe
An innovative collaboration between the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JSNN) and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Soldier Center is working to keep soldiers safe.
Alumnus Mike Gaski leads USA Baseball
Former Spartan baseball coach Mike Gaski has led USA Baseball for 22 years. Now, an expanded USA Baseball National Training Complex opens in Cary, N.C.