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UNCG Psychology Clinic Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

Starting on Wednesday November 12th, 2014, the UNCG Psychology Clinic will be open for walk-in mental health screenings for children.  Caregivers who have concerns about a child’s behavioral or emotional wellbeing can complete screenings at a first come, first serve basis from 12-5pm on Wednesday November 12th, November 19th, or … Continued

Upcoming Gerontology Workshops

Please bring your own lunch to enjoy during presentations. Seating is limited. To attend, RSVP indicating this specific event and your name, e-mail and phone to gerontology@uncg.edu or to 336-256-1020.   Workshop 1 Tuesday, November 11, 2014 • 11:00am – 12:15 p.m. UNCG • Stone Building • Edwards Lounge Elise Eifert provides insight … Continued

Duncan Unveils $20 Million Surprise for NC New Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, Jim Eddy, interim UNCG DCL dean, right, and students from rural high schools across North Carolina show off their NC New Schools caps.   Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, was at UNCG Thursday to take part in a forum about the federally-funded N.C. … Continued

Education Secretary Arne Duncan at UNCG forum Nov. 6

  U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hear directly from North Carolina high school students this week during a visit to learn about the state’s innovative approach to strengthen college and career readiness in rural communities with strategies adopted from the state’s successful early college high school initiative. The … Continued

The AcadeMAKE Conference: Makerspaces on Campuses

 AcadeMAKE is a one-day FREE conference being held February 20, 2015,  focusing on making and makerspaces within an academic campus environment.  The conference is open to anyone in any field – but we are focusing on making and makerspaces within an academic campus environment, especially libraries. This conference hopes to bridge … Continued

Rich DeMillo of Georgia Tech to Begin Series: What is College For?

The University Libraries and the Provost’s Office are pleased to begin a series of programs on the subject What is College For? based on the recommendation of our new Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Dana Dunn to read a book of the same name when she interviewed at UNCG for the position … Continued

Thanking our Armed Forces and Veterans

The UNCG Staff Senate, the UNCG Students Veterans Association and the Veterans Resource Center are joining forces to collect cards to be distributed on Veterans Day and at other times throughout the year, thanking the members of our Armed Forces and veterans. We invite the campus community to stop by … Continued

NC Dance Festival comes to Aycock

The NC Dance Festival will hit the stage of Aycock Auditorium Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The artists and companies for the 24th season of the NC Dance Festival include: Kristen Jeppsen Groves (Fayetteville) Gaspard Louis/Gaspard & Dancers (Durham) Diego Carrasco Schoch/Diego Carrasco Dance (Durham) Sara Ruth Tourek (Greensboro) Leah … Continued

Education’s new makerspace debuts at Homecoming

Sixth-grader Selena Williamson learns circuitry basics hands-on.

Sixth-grader Selena Williamson learns circuitry basics hands-on. Officially, Matt Fisher is assistant director of the Teaching Resources Center (TRC) in the School of Education. Unofficially, Fisher is the “Maker Dude.” Fisher, a former middle school teacher who came to UNCG in 2007, oversees the TRC’s new makerspace, which debuts Homecoming … Continued