As the Light the Way Campaign continues, we asked international students to share their Spartan Story during International Education Week. Here are some of their amazing stories. I came to UNCG with a desire to pursue my master’s in Information Technology and Management. Leaving my parents back home was one of the toughest things for […]

Center for New North Carolinians UNCG’s Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) promotes access and integration for immigrants and refugees in North Carolina by bridging newcomer populations with existing communities through direct service provision, research, and training. Specifically, the CNNC conducts community-based outreach and programming, research and evaluation studies, and experiential training and leadership development […]

Study Abroad and Fieldwork Experiences for Undergraduates in Anthropology As a cultural anthropologist who has enjoyed many years of interesting international fieldwork experiences, I readily encourage undergraduate students to participate in a study abroad experience for a semester or longer while attending UNCG. Longer-term stays enable a student to learn more of the language and […]

JSNN Researchers Use Nanotechnology to Contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals In 2000, following the establishment of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a U.S. Government research and development (R&D) enterprise, it was envisioned that nanotechnology would offer sustainable innovations toward society’s most challenging problems. The field of nanotechnology has emerged and is offering efficient, […]

Rangel Fellowship Finalist   Rangel finalist Ms. Joy Woods is no stranger to applying for competitive fellowships. Woods was chosen as a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship and Freeman-Asia recipient for her year-long study abroad program in Japan, and as a 2021 Critical Language Scholarship recipient for intensive Japanese language study.  “I decided to apply for […]

  Rhodes Scholarship First awarded in 1902, the Rhodes is perhaps the oldest and most prestigious competitive fellowship in the world, funding future leaders’ graduate study at the University of Oxford. Thirty-two US scholars and 67 global scholars are selected each year based upon their intellect, character, and commitment to leadership through service.  Ms. Christelle […]

SAETA Ensemble The UNCG Percussion Studio hosted the SAETA Ensemble from Bucaramanga, Santander Colombia for a residency from November 3-10, 2021. The Ensemble presented classes on traditional Colombian music to students enrolled in courses in the UNCG School of Music, and also performed as part of the UNCG Percussion’s PASIC Preview Concert on Sunday, November […]

Southern Regional Model United Nations Using funds from an International Programs Center Kohler Award, seven UNCG students attended the virtual Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) spring conference in March 2021. This experience was the culmination of PSC 250, a course taught annually by Dr. Michael Broache, that introduces the structure and politics of the […]

Greensboro Japanese Speech Contest 2021 The 1st Greensboro Japanese Speech Contest (GJSC) was held on the UNCG campus in 2016.  Since then, Japanese language students from UNCG, Wake Forest University, Guilford College, and High Point Central High School have come to our campus every spring to deliver their original speeches in Japanese.  And every year […]