Announcing: UNCG’s 2015 3MT Winners

Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2015 by William Davis under Awards and Honors, Events, Student success, Students. Tags: ,

Graduate School Events Michelle Rosquillo Nine competitors advanced to the final round of the 2015 3-Minute Thesis competition, held at UNCG’s Alumni House on November 17—three were chosen as winners. First place, with a $1,000 prize, went to Angela Larsen, PhD candidate in Biology. The 3-Minute Thesis, or 3MT, is an international competition for graduate […]

Auspicious Beginnings

Posted on Friday, September 4th, 2015 by William Davis under Community Engagement, Events, Graduate Alumni. Tags: ,

Student Perspective Michelle Rosquillo Last night marked the inaugural reading of the annual Visiting Writers Series, put on by the MFA Creative Writing Program, the English Department, and a slew of sponsors whose aim is simple: Share good writing. I have been to several of these readings in the last couple of years, all of […]

Hot Topic: Redefinition of Full-time Enrollment for UNCG Graduate Students — First Thursday: Sept. 4, 2014

Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 by admin under Events, Scholarship, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

Student Perspective by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications On September 4th, The Graduate School will host its first First Thursday in Room 574 of the Jackson Library. During the meeting, Dean Wiener will lead a discussion regarding the “redefinition of full time enrollment from 6 to 9 credit hours and its implications.” For those […]

An Environmentally-Conscious and Spring-like Blog

Posted on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 by admin under Awards and Honors, Community Engagement, Events. Tags: , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications I’ve noticed a trend in my writing.  As a fiction candidate, my stories often include characters with dark interior lives, and there’s always a bad twist that happens along the way.  Plus, I’ve written a few blogs about the snow and ice and freezing rain, and I’ve […]

March Madness!

Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 by admin under athletics, Community Engagement, Economic Development, Events, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications March Madness: Have You Handed in Your Bracket Yet? This is my first year enrolled at a Division I school, and even though UNCG isn’t in the NCAA tournament, I feel like I have a far greater connection to March Madness than ever before.  My […]

Spring Break: So What Are Your Plans?

Posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 by admin under athletics, Events, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

Student Perspective post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications  Does anyone else feel like the spring semester just started?  I can’t pinpoint it exactly, but time seems to fly during the school year.  It’s one of those strange phenomena, I guess.  One day our classes start, and the next we’re making plans for spring […]

Workshops for Graduate Students

Posted on Monday, February 17th, 2014 by admin under Economic Development, Events, Professional development, Research, Student success, Student support, Students. Tags: , , , , , , ,

Student Perspective post by: Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications While I’m tempted to write another snow day blog, I’d like to take this time to switch gears and mention a few specific events that will be taking place at UNCG throughout February.  Most of you probably received the email about the upcoming Graduate School […]

Planning Your Weekend: Winterfest ’14

Posted on Friday, January 24th, 2014 by admin under Events, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

Student Perspective post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for communications For as long as I can remember, people have told me not to discuss the weather. And by people, I mean everyone, from my parents and teachers to the corny Saturday night rom-coms that I somehow still get sucked into. We all know the typical […]

…And We’re Back!

Posted on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 by admin under Community Engagement, Economic Development, Events, Faculty, Graduate Alumni, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Normally when someone asks me, “How was your break?” I answer: “Too short.”  It’s been my go-to response for as long as I can remember—even after Thanksgiving a couple months ago, I used the line three or four times.  But for whatever reason, I can […]

Thanksgiving: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Posted on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 by admin under Events, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications In an ideal world, I would have spent this past week walking around the UNCG campus, asking students what they like about Thanksgiving.  I think that would have been a pretty cool blog—a collage of students’ feelings about a holiday that I assume would have yielded positive […]