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 […]

La Vie En Rose

Posted on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 by William Davis under Students.

Student Perspective Michelle Rosquillo, Graduate Assistant Several times this week I’ve read tweets from students who call UNCG home, and I’ve seen the phrase “Spartan Pride” over and over. Until today, I didn’t think about what those words–“home” and “pride”–actually mean. Don’t get me wrong–I have been waiting years to return to UNCG and continue […]

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 […]

Welcome Back – Fall 2014!

Posted on Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by admin under Students. Tags: , , , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications On the morning I started third grade, I decided to perform at least three “death-defying” feats before the school bus picked me up. I’d already completed two of them (I forget what they were but probably involved inappropriate language and/or sneaking extra dessert into my […]

Reflections and Projections

Posted on Friday, May 16th, 2014 by admin under Careers, Student support, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

  Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications To wrap up this year’s blogs, I’d like to reflect upon my time at UNCG and make some projections about what is to come.  Needless to say, I have enjoyed my first year as a graduate student.  Most of my blogs are about the […]

Matt’s Summer Reading List

Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 by admin under Students, Uncategorized. Tags: ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Now that the semester is officially winding down, I’ve started to compile a list of books that I want to read over the next few months.  Some of this list includes stories that I will re-read and others that have been recommended to me.  Throughout […]

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 […]

The Real World

Posted on Friday, April 11th, 2014 by admin under Students, Uncategorized. Tags: ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Between now and the end of the school year, there are a few blogs I’d like to write. For instance, next week I will post about a student who has won a major award, and then I’ll wrap up the semester with some musings about […]

UNCG Alum Wins the Oldest Annual Literary Prize in the US

Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 by admin under Awards and Honors, Careers, Graduate Alumni. Tags: , , ,

Student Perspective Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications  Earlier this week Ansel Elkins, a recent graduate of UNCG’s MFA Writing Program, received one of the most prestigious literary awards in the United States. The Yale Younger Poets Prize, which has been awarded to some of the greatest contemporary poets, including John Ashbery, Robert […]

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 […]