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Volume XIX, Edition 5 February 2010
This month's featured articles:

>> Chancellor's Reception Welcomes all New International Students and Returning Students

As we begin 2010 and a new semester, the International Programs Center (IPC) would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and welcome to a new semester! As usual, we began the spring semester with the semi-annual Chancellor’s Welcome Reception on January 19. Read about the Reception's program here.
Also in this month's issue:

>> Lloyd International Honors Students Selected to Participate in World Model UN Conference

Next month, seven Lloyd International Honors College (LIHC) students will proudly represent UNCG as they participate in the Harvard World Model United Nations Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, March 14-18, 2010. An overview of the conference and the list of selected participants can be found in Special Programs.

IPC team welcomes new staff members

Visitors from Rotterdam and Trinity

>> IPC Provides Intercultural Simulation for Resident Advisor Training

As new international students arrived on campus during the week of January 12, the International Programs Center (IPC) and Housing and Residence Life (HRL) staff collaborated to provide a unique professional development intercultural experience, ACIREMA, to 90 HRL Resident Advisors as part of their semi-annual training.  ACIREMA is an intercultural simulation designed to sensitize participants to the challenges international students encounter in their quest for an education in the U.S. Read more about the simulation here.

New program, "Stateside," for returning study abroad students

Letter from the Editor

Events Calendar

>> Faculty Report: Dr. Janice Wassel Visits South Korea

Dr. Janice I. Wassel, Director of the UNCG Gerontology Program, was the curator’s guest this September at the 2009 Gwangju Design Biennale, in Gwangju, South Korea.  Exhibits focused on five themes, bringing design into the experiences of everyday life: ‘Clothing’, ‘Eating’, ’Living’, ‘Enlightening’ and ‘Enjoying'. Read more about Dr. Wassel's travels in the Faculty Corner.

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