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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Finals Week

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 by admin under Student success, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

 Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications While it may sound surprising, I don’t always know what to write about in my weekly blogs—with so many events around campus, it’s often difficult to come up with one concrete idea.  But I think it’s safe to say that this week, I should write about finals.  […]

It’s Midterm Season: Time to Relax

Posted on Thursday, September 26th, 2013 by admin under Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications Photography courtesy of the UNCG Image Collection  So midterms are upon us.  How do I know?  Yesterday I walked into one of my classes and a professor said, “Have you gotten your anti-depressants yet?”  I took a glance at my syllabus and saw that my first paper is […]

First Fridays Return for 2013-14

Posted on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 by admin under Events, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

Post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications  I agreed to attend UNCG’s First Friday without knowing what it was.  So I’m assuming a lot of you aren’t experts on it either. What is it? First Friday is a Graduate School event from 2 to 4pm on the first Friday of almost every month. But as […]

My First Week at UNC Greensboro

Posted on Thursday, August 29th, 2013 by admin under Events, Student success, Student support, Students. Tags: , , , , ,

post by Matt Barrett, Graduate Assistant for Communications My first blog post tried answering the question: Why Greensboro?  I discussed why I applied to UNCG as an MFA candidate in Fiction, and why I’m thrilled to be here.  But back then, I hadn’t chosen a fourth class, and all my pens were hidden in some […]

2013 Graduate Research and Creativity Expo Winners Announced!

Posted on Thursday, April 4th, 2013 by admin under Awards and Honors, Events, Student success, Students. Tags: , ,

From Dr. Laura Chesak, Associate Dean: I’m delighted to let you know the results of the Graduate Research & Creativity Expo. Each of our 1st Place winners will receive $1,000 and will be invited to represent UNCG at upcoming events such as the Graduate Fellowship Reception on April 18 and Graduate Education Day at the […]