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 […]

The Center for New North Carolinians Seeks Volunteers

Posted on Friday, September 6th, 2013 by admin under Community Engagement, Events, Leadership, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

post by Matt Barrett Graduate Assistant for Communications The Center for New North Carolinians, an AmeriCorps program which “builds bridges among immigrant populations and existing communities,” will be hosting an orientation for new volunteers on Tuesday, September 10th at 6pm. If you are interested in serving the Greensboro community or working with families from across […]

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 […]

This year join the true Giving Season! #GivingTuesday

Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2012 by admin under Community Engagement, Events, Graduate Alumni, Leadership, Student success, Student support, Students, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

  Post and photographs by Denise Sherron, The Graduate School, Enrolled Student Services PHILANTHROPY:  altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes. You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small […]

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 […]

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

Posted on Sunday, February 26th, 2012 by admin under Uncategorized. Tags: , ,

The Graduate School and the Office of Research and Economic Development invite applications to participate in the Spring 2012 Graduate Research and Creativity Expo, to be held on April 3, 2012 in the Elliott University Center at UNCG.  Deadline to register is March 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at bit.ly/ss1Ue0. This co-sponsored event is designed […]

Open Access Publishing Support Fund

Posted on Sunday, February 26th, 2012 by admin under Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

The University Libraries and the Office of Research & Economic Development recently created an Open Access Publishing Support Fund in order to support faculty, EPA employees, and graduate students who are becoming increasingly involved in open access publishing.  Currently, there are more than 30,000 open access journals published worldwide, and in lieu of a subscription-based […]