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 […]

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 […]

UNCG wins federal grant to recruit, train culturally diverse librarians

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013 by admin under Awards and Honors, Careers, Community Engagement, Scholarship, Student support.

Federal grant helps recruit, train culturally diverse librarians source: UNCG NOW April 23, 2013 A federal grant of almost $450,000 will support UNCG’s Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) program as it continues to recruit and train culturally diverse librarians. The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant program, administered by the Institute of Museum […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]