Encyclopedia of UNCG History

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

Martha Elizabeth Winfield was a graduate of the State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1906. After graduating, she became a member of the English Department, working from 1906 until her death in 1936. Through studies pursued while on leaves of absence, Winfield received her B.WS. and M.A. […]

Randall Jarrell (1914-1965) was born in Nashville, Tennessee, to Owen and Anna Campbell Jarrell. He┬áspent his early childhood years in California and in Nashville, and attended Hume-Fogg High School in Nashville as a teenager. In the fall of 1932, Jarrell enrolled at Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, Jarrell wrote for and eventually became editor of the […]