UNCG Opera Theatre receives 2018-19 American Prize

UNCG Opera has once again hit a high note – and received national honors for it. The UNC Greensboro School of Music’s Opera Theatre, under the direction of David Holley, has been awarded the American Prize for the 2018-19 season. Their production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” (“Die Zanberflöte”) tied for third place in the category of university opera performance. The American Prize, founded in 2009, recognizes the best recorded performances by nonprofit ensembles and individuals in the United

New UNCG Mobile App takes off

Be in the know at your finger tips with the UNCG Mobile App. If you haven’t downloaded the UNC Greensboro Mobile App or have an older version of it, you’ll want to head over to the Apple App or Google Play store and install the new version right away. The new app has been revamped and is ready to rock. UNCG rolled out the new mobile app during fall 2019 Spartan Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR). Students have easy access to all of the key campus resources they need on their phones,

Welcome back reception at WAM for Faculty Biennial

If you haven’t had a chance to catch the “2019 UNCG School of Art Faculty Biennial” exhibition in the Weatherspoon Art Museum, there’s still time. Better yet, drop by the public reception for the exhibition on Thursday, August 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition features recent work by studio art faculty in UNCG’s School of Art. The faculty, as both professors and practicing artists, stimulate students to engage in their own aesthetic and intellectual pursuits. To do so, they must nourish their

Now hear this! UNCG’s Speaking Center offers resources for faculty and staff

The UNC Greensboro Speaking Center, located in MHRA 3211, provides consultation and instructional workshop services for students, faculty, staff, and members of the Greensboro community. It provides feedback and guidance in the areas of public speaking preparation and delivery, interpersonal communication, and group or team communication. The following services are available for faculty and staff throughout the school year. For staff and non-faculty: Administrators, staff, student leaders, and

By the time Allan Goldfarb got to Woodstock ...

Woodstock marks its 50th anniversary this week. One Spartan professor was there. Dr. Allan Goldfarb, professor of kinesiology. He is an exercise physiologist with a research specialization in biochemistry. He was at the big festival by happenstance. He loved music – in fact, he saw Bob Dylan twice earlier in the decade at small clubs in Greenwich Village, he says. But in the summer of 1969, he was a college student working the summer in New York’s Catskills area as a waiter in a hotel. “I rem

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Institute; online learning; podcasting; and more with UTLC

UNCG’s University Teaching & Learning Commons (UTLC) is a resource on campus to promote, support, and enhance high-impact teaching, learning, and mentoring practices across all stages of an academic career. Some of the key programs that UTLC offers include: Viewpoints of Inclusive Student Experiences (VOISES) panels A conversation about key UNCG student experiences in the classroom and beyond. VOISES panels provide a venue for faculty to hear the perspective of students from marginalized ide

‘Etched in Stone?’ exhibition takes two national honors

What’s in a name? If you ask the cohort of UNC Greensboro alumni who recently received two prestigious national awards for their exhibition at UNCG Auditorium, the question is terrain rich in opportunities for learning and asking tough questions of past and present practices of commemoration. The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has awarded UNCG’s Public History program with a 2019 Award of Excellence for the exhibition “Etched in Stone? Governor Charles Aycock and the P

‘The Prince of Egypt’: Prepping London’s big new show

What do you do when you come off the high of having worked on the first national tour of the smash Broadway hit production of “Wicked?” Well, you get chosen to work on a high-profile, international stage production of a wildly successful animated film. This February, the Dominion Theatre in London will play “The Prince of Egypt,” a new musical based on the celebrated Dreamworks Animation film. Alumnus Dominick Amendum ’01, currently the UNC Greensboro Smart-Tillman Artist in Residence in the Sc
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