A woman (right) extends her arms to show an art piece at Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG. Four women look on behind her.

2:07 p.m. April 6. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Docent Celeste Chaney-Hill (right) leads a Slow Art Day tour. Audrey Krakovitz (background) brought her friends to the art museum to celebrate her 55th birthday. Krakovitz’s son is a sophomore business student at UNCG. Slow Art Day is a global event that aims to help more people discover the joy of looking at and appreciating art. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

A rugby player takes a drink from a water jug and two teammates look on and laugh.

1:13 p.m. April 6. Recreation Field. Men’s Rugby Club members Daniel Verhaagen, left, takes a big drink of water from “Jug Judy,” the team’s communal water jug, as teammates Ray Matteson, center, and Colby Borges look on and laugh following practice. The rugby club, in its 41st year, currently has 12 players from five countries.  The squad decided on an impromptu scrimmage to prepare for next weekend’s Southern Rugby Conference Tournament at Elon University.  Photo: Lynn Hey.

Dr. Aaron Terranova advises newly admitted Kinesiology students At Destination UNCG how important it is to be there, right on time, for those 8 a.m. classes.

11:02 a.m. April 6. Coleman Building. Who likes to wake up early? Here, Dr. Aaron Terranova advises newly admitted Kinesiology students how important it is to be there, right on time, for those 8 a.m. classes. He’s humorous in his presentation at Destination UNCG, with an important tip for student success. He is associate professor and director of Undergraduate Studies for Kinesiology. Photo: Martin W. Kane.

Diana Huynh, a junior nursing major and Spartan Guide, and Dylan Dodson, a sophomore geography student and Spartan Guide, lead the way to Moore Nursing Building from UNCG Auditorium.

10:53 a.m. April 6. Sidewalk on Tate Street. Diana Huynh, a junior nursing major and Spartan Guide, and Dylan Dodson, a sophomore geography student and Spartan Guide, lead the way to Moore Nursing Building from UNCG Auditorium. Destination UNCG is an open house event for admitted students and family members. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

University Libraries Digital Technology Consultant Richard Cox discusses the Well Crafted NC project.

10:47 a.m. April 6. Greensboro History Museum. University Libraries Digital Technology Consultant Richard Cox discusses the Well Crafted NC project. Well Crafted NC, which is a UNCG University Libraries endeavor, promotes North Carolina craft breweries and celebrates North Carolina’s rich history in brewing. Erin Lawrimore, Kathelene McCarty Smith, and Clarie Heckel are among other UNCG Libraries staff members at the Triad History Day public festival at the museum. Photo: Alycee Byrd.

Dr. Clarie Heckel shares information from the People Not Property Project.

10:46 a.m. April 6. Greensboro History Museum. Dr. Clarie Heckel (right) shares information from the People Not Property Project. The project is a collaborative endeavor among the UNCG University Libraries, the North Carolina Division of Archives and Records, the North Carolina Registers of Deeds, the Afro-American Genealogical Society, web developers, elected officials and others. The project is leading towards creating a digitized records of slave deeds and bills of sale, indexing the names of enslaved people from across North Carolina. Heckel, an alumna who received her post-baccalaureate certificate in museum studies at UNCG in 2006, joined University Libraries in January as the People Not Property Project coordinator. Photo: Alycee Byrd.

Deanna Spann, Anabelle Charles, Kalonji Jegede-Roberts and Josh Kebreau (l-r), discard old scrap wood. These UNCG students are taking part in a monthly service day event in the Catalyst program.

10:15 a.m. April 6. Horsepower Therapeutic Learning Center. Deanna Spann, Anabelle Charles, Kalonji Jegede-Roberts and Josh Kebreau (l-r), discard old scrap wood. These UNCG students are taking part in a monthly service day event in the Catalyst program. Community engagement, service, and leadership are key parts of UNCG’s Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement programs. The Horsepower center, in a rural part of Guilford County, provides therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted therapy to over hundreds of individuals with disabilities each year. The theme for this Catalyst day is “Including People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.” Photo: Lynn Hey.

Destination UNCG, an open house event for admitted students and family members, begins in beautiful UNCG Auditorium.

9:25 a.m. April 6. UNCG Auditorium. Destination UNCG, an open house event for admitted students and family members, begins in beautiful UNCG Auditorium. It’s a full house. After an introduction from the Director and Senior Associate Director of the Undergraduate Admissions Office, the day follows a schedule of activities and information sessions held in different academic buildings, the EUC, and other locations on campus. Photo: Martin W. Kane.

Claire King, an assistant director at the undergraduate admissions, and Maggie Leone, a Spartan Guide, welcome UNCG admitted students and their family members to the day's opening Destination UNCG event.

8:56 a.m. April 6. In front of UNCG Auditorium. Claire King, an assistant director at the undergraduate admissions, and Maggie Leone, a Spartan Guide, welcome UNCG admitted students and their family members to the day’s opening Destination UNCG event. It will begin in UNCG Auditorium with an introduction from the Director and Senior Associate Director of the Undergraduate Admissions Office. The day then follows a schedule of activities and information sessions held in academic buildings, the EUC, and other locations on campus. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

UNCG's Note Control performs three songs at the inaugural UNCG acappella event AccapellaFest.

8:40 p.m. April 5. Cone Ballroom, EUC. UNCG’s Note Control performs three songs at the inaugural UNCG acappella event AccapellaFest. It features several acappella groups on campus, such as UNCG Spartones, The UNCG Chariots, UNCG Seraphim, Note Control, and UNCG Sapphires. About 250 students are in the spirited audience. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

At Downtown Greensboro's First Friday event, a reception features performances and readings about the Underground Railroad Tree exhibition.

7:31 p.m. April 5. UNCG Pop Up Shop, South Elm Street. At Downtown Greensboro’s First Friday event, a reception features performances and readings about a powerful exhibition displayed on these walls. It is drizzling outside, and very welcoming inside. The exhibition, “The Underground Railroad Tree: Explorations through Art, History, and Science,” blurs traditional disciplinary boundaries of study conducted at UNCG within the context of two classes: an honors history and methodology seminar co-taught by Dr. Omar Ali and Dr. Nadja Cech, and an organic chemistry course taught by Dr. Kimberly Petersen.  Photo: Martin W. Kane.

Siara Burwell decorates graduation caps for graduating UNCG students.

6:22 p.m. April 5. Elliott University Center. Siara Burwell, a 2017 graduate, is in high demand for decorating graduation caps for graduating UNCG students. Siara started decorating other students’ caps when she was a senior in UNCG. So far this semester, she has gotten about 30 requests. When she was a student, she co-founded Girl Talk UNCG, was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, and majored in social work and minored in Spanish. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

Phillip Jones, a computer science major and club president, distributes cards to play a 'Magic The Gathering' card game.

6:17 p.m. April 5. Elliott University Center. The Science Fiction Fantasy Federation, a longstanding student club, knows how to have Friday fun. Here, Phillip Jones, a “super senior” computer science major and club president, distributes cards to play a ‘Magic The Gathering’ card game. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

Phillip Garrett is playing Super Smash Bros. with Ashae Carver (not in photo), a UNCG alumnus. Garrett Mostella, a senior, is watching the game.

6:09 p.m. April 5. Elliott University Center. UNCG’s Science Fiction Fantasy Federation – a 43 years old club – is the second oldest club at UNCG. It started as a Star Trek fan club, and it boldly has taken off from there. Phillip Garrett (right), a sophomore, is playing Super Smash Bros. with Ashae Carver (not in photo), a UNCG alumnus who comes to the Friday night meeting often. Garrett Mostella, a senior (left in background), is watching the game. Phillip is Villager and Ashae is Yoshi, in the video game. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

Dr. Omar Ali, Dr. Nadja Cech, and Chancellor Gilliam stand in front of a wall displaying scientific images.

1:30 p.m. April 5. UNCG Pop Up Shop. Dr. Omar Ali, Dr. Nadja Cech, and Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. explore “The Underground Railroad Tree: Explorations through Art, History, and Science” in downtown Greensboro. The exhibit features work by UNCG students, faculty, and staff, and will be displayed through April 7. Photo: Matthew Bryant.

Dr. Lorena Guillén and Dr. Gavin Douglas perform.

12:41 p.m. April 5. Double Oaks B&B near campus. Dr. Lorena Guillén (voice and bombo legüero) and Dr. Gavin Douglas (guitar) perform in the first part of the symposium “Music, Gender and Protest in the 1960s.” The session invited audience participation, billed as “hootenanny style.” The UNCG Old Time Ensemble performed later in the session. Guillén is a UNCG lecturer, musicologist, singer and choral conductor. Gavin Douglas is an associate professor and ethnomusicologist. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

Filmmaker Adam Fendersen, Provost Dana Dunn, and McNair Scholar and psychology major McKayla Bohannon were among those in a panel discussion about "Unlikely" film.

12:33 p.m. April 5. Union Square. UNCG hosted screenings this weeks of a new documentary, “Unlikely,” about the challenges surrounding student success. Today, filmmaker Adam Fendersen, Provost Dana Dunn, and McNair Scholar and psychology major McKayla Bohannon were among those in a panel discussion with faculty, staff, students, legislators, donors, sponsors, and trustees. Photo: Martin W. Kane.

Sheila Washington sings in silhouette.

12:11 p.m. April 5. Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast. Women’s and Gender Studies Program Administrator Sheila Washington and Julian Kennedy, a freshman majoring in jazz studies (concentration in piano performance), perform during Music, Gender, and Protest in the 1960s: A Symposium with Concerts (Part 1 – The Sing Along). The concert is the first of three events highlighting music as a form of expression during the protest movements of the sixties. Photo: Jiyoung Park.

Two people at a desk. A large paper mache duck sits in the window.

11:24 a.m. April 5. Foust Building. “Ducks make me happy,” says Ches Kennedy, major gift officer for the College of Arts & Sciences. It all started when traveling for work and having “one of those days.” Returning to his hotel, he found a rubber duck in the bathroom, placed there by staff. “It lightened my mood and made me happy,” Kennedy said. That started his collection. The large paper mâché duck in his second-story office window was left anonymously at his door. Here, Kennedy sits with Mary Swantek and Susan Lawing (out of frame), working on an upcoming scholarship awards luncheon. Photo: Lynn Hey.

Man pours powder to make a sauce while working in the dining hall kitchen.

9:53 a.m. April 5. Fountain View Dining Hall. Adrian Hickman is the “dough man” around campus, making pizza dough along with garlic and cheese bread and cinnamon sticks with white icing. Hickman has worked for 30 years in dining. He spent the last 16 years at the pizza station serving up about 200 pizzas a day. Hickman makes between 300-400 balls of pizza dough each day – and the sauce is made in-house. Photo: Lynn Hey