News & Media


UNCG Alumni Magazine

FALL 2020
In This Issue:

  • “Novel virus requires smarter approach”: Spartan alumni and faculty are making a real impact with innovations and research: innovative, more convenient COVID-19 tests, bioactive mask technology, moisture-repellent gowns, and more.
  • “Represent, with bold strokes”: Spartan alumni and student artists proclaimed Black Lives Matter with a multitude of vivid panels last summer that made their voices seen as well as heard.
  • “New full-ride, merit scholarship”: Endowed by Linda and Tom Sloan, the Sloan Endowed Scholarships will help Spartans achieve their dreams. Raven Sizemore, the inaugural recipient, plans to be a music teacher.

UNCG Research Magazine

Spring 2020
In This Issue:

  • “So You Want to be a Scientist”: MARC U-STAR opens the lab door for students from underrepresented populations, to strengthen our biomedical fields and industries.
  • “Jogging Your Memory”: Can you stave off Alzheimer’s? One researcher examines the neuroprotective qualities of exercise, using brain scans, blood biomarkers, and more.
  • “It’s a Go”: A lithium-trapping filter. A new way to assess knee health. LaunchUNCG is boosting faculty, staff, and student entrepreneurship, to speed innovation to the wider world.