Leading Through Service: Yuliana Rodriguez Receives a Gladys Strawn Bullard Award

Posted on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 by admin under Awards and Honors, Community Engagement, Graduate Alumni, Leadership, Research, Scholarship, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

 Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications   In the spring of 2013, Horizons published an article about Yuliana Rodriguez, a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development and Family Studies program (HDFS).  The story detailed Yuliana’s  community engagement and praised her for her leadership.  As it turns out, the Horizons staff had […]

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 […]

JSNN Conference To Focus On Nano Applications

Posted on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Economic Development, Events, Faculty, Research. Tags: , , , , , , ,

Several hundred people are expected to gather this fall at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) for a conference featuring experts from industry, government and academia who will focus on applications and opportunities for nanomanufacturing. “NanoManufacturing 2013: Applications and Opportunities,” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, at JSNN on the campus of Gateway […]

UNCG associate professor of biology: Deadly Bat Disease Spreads In NC Caves

Posted on Thursday, June 20th, 2013 by admin under Faculty, Research. Tags: , , , ,

The State of Things  11:00 am Thu June 20, 2013   Share   Tweet   E-mail   Print       By Isaac-Davy Aronson and Frank Stasio    Enlarge image Credit Photo courtesy Ryan von Linden/New York Department of Environmental Conservation Little brown bat; close-up of nose with fungus, New York, Oct. 2008. An emerging disease known as White […]

Is it Worth Borrowing for Graduate School?

Posted on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 by admin under Events, Research, Scholarship, Student success, Student support, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , , ,

  Post by William R. Wiener, Graduate Dean Is it Worth Borrowing for Graduate School?  It used to be taken for granted that graduate education was a good investment in one’s future.  Today with high unemployment and mounting student debt, some are suggesting that a graduate degree may not be the good investment in one’s […]

Mentorship and the Outstanding Mentor Award

Posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 by admin under Awards and Honors, Faculty, Leadership, Research, Student success, Student support. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

post by Bill Wiener, Graduate Dean The success of graduate students can be enhanced greatly by working with a faculty mentor.  A mentor is very different from an advisor.  While an advisor helps a student   choose the correct courses and plan an appropriate schedule, a mentor is there to take a professional interest in the […]

My First Year as Graduate Dean

Posted on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 by admin under Community Engagement, Faculty, Leadership, Research, Scholarship, Student success, Student support, Uncategorized.

When I first arrived at UNCG I was not sure of what to expect.  I knew that the university had as part of its mission the following statement:  UNCG is a learner-centered, accessible, and inclusive community fostering intellectual inquiry to prepare students for meaningful lives and engaged citizenship.  I also knew that as part of […]

A Look Back at the 2011-2012 School Year

Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2012 by admin under Community Engagement, Research, Student success, Student support. Tags: , , , , ,

post by Lauren Wallis, Graduate Assistant (MLIS) The 2011-2012 academic year has been an eventful one for The Graduate School–we’ve sent students to talk to North Carolina legislators, hosted a variety of workshops, and culminated with a Research and Creativity Expo where graduate students shared exciting work with the UNCG community. On May 4th, graduate […]

Graduate Research and Creativity Expo: “Scholarship That Matters”

Posted on Monday, April 30th, 2012 by admin under Community Engagement, Faculty, Leadership, Research, Scholarship, Student success, Student support. Tags: , ,

Earlier this month the Graduate School hosted the Research and Creativity Expo, which allowed students to present their research to an audience beyond their discipline.  Over eighty students presented their work through posters, short talks, and videos.  The Expo was attended by students, faculty, and staff who were able to learn about graduate student accomplishments. The […]