Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Established in 1928, the Beaufort Summer School was initially a biology course at the seashore in Beaufort, North Carolina, with the aim of teaching marine research and cataloging the marine diversity of the North Carolina coast. This new program used the laboratories at Beaufort High School. By 1931, the Biology Department of the Woman’s College […]

Peter Agostini was a major American sculptor of the twentieth century who worked as a professor of art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1966 to 1985. Largely self-taught, Agostini was had less than two years of formal training (1935-1936) at the Leonardo da Vinci School in New York. Despite this, […]