Special Collections and University Archives

by Stacey Krim UNCG Special Collections & University Archives recently accepted a donation of quilts from the Monument Quilt project. The Monument Quilt, a project of Baltimore based FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, is a collection of over 3,000 stories by survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and our allies, written, painted, and stitched onto […]

– Scott Hinshaw For the year 2021, the UNCG Institutional Memory Collection interviewed two UNCG administrators and one staff member to document their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Julia Jackson-Newsom was the Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategy and Policy at UNCG until she left to work at her alma mater, Wake Forest University, in […]

Natalie Branson, a second-year graduate student working on an M.A. in History with a concentration in Museum Studies, researched and developed an online exhibit focused on the work of the Women’s Association for the Betterment of Public Schoolhouses, an organization of women advocating for public education in North Carolina in the first quarter of the […]

On the afternoon of December 10th, the Hodges Reading Room played host to a reception celebrating the opening of an exhibit featuring the work of students in History 627, a course in the Department of History’s museum studies graduate track. The exhibit, titled “Everyday Change: Stories of UNCG, 1963-1973” featured oral history interviews, photographs, textiles, […]

Everyday Change: Stories of UNCG, 1963-1973 An Exhibit by UNCG’s Public History Program  To mark the 50th anniversary of UNCG, please join us and explore how everyday activism played out on campus. Topics include: Challenging Gender and Sexuality Norms  Racial Integration & The Neo-Black Society  Debates over Vietnam  When: Tuesday, December 10th from 3:00-5:00 PMWhere: Martha […]