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Volume 10, Edition 2 October 2010


Faculty & Staff

International Students

Special Programs

Student Highlights

Visitors & Visiting Scholars

Faculty Corner


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UNCG is launching a faculty-led Internationalization Task Force, which will assess current internationalization efforts and develop strategies for implementation for the next 18 months. To assist the effort, UNCG has joined the American Council on Education (ACE) Internationalization Collaborative. Recently, Dr. Barbara Hill of the ACE conducted a site visit to meet with the Task Force. For the full story, see Welcome.

Dr. Penelope Pynes and Denise Bellamy attend EAIE Conference During the 22nd Annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) Conference from September 15-18 in Nantes, France, Penelope and Denise promoted UNCG's Study Abroad and Exchange Programs. They also met with several of our partners and made some site visits in France. See Faculty & Staff.

Tom Martinek, Jr. shares "Food for Thought" with Lloyd International Honors College Tom provided the first Food for Thought of the new school year with "Coming to America: The International Student's Perspective" on September 1. See Faculty & Staff.

International Summer Research in the UK with NSF Grant UNCG has been awarded three years of National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to create a new International Research Experience. Six students, led by Dr. Terence Nile of the Department of Chemistry, will carry out summer research at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. See Faculty Corner.

Faculty-Led Programs 2010

Also in this issue

UNCG students studied abroad in Rome, Taiwan, and the UK this past summer

Faculty and Staff: IPC Staff Participate in TeamQUEST

International Students: Academic Achievement Awards Reception

Student Highlights: Exchange Student reflection; Feature on study abroad student

Visitors & Visiting Scholars: ChinaCast Visit; Mannheim Visitors

Special Programs: Study Abroad Fair; Author Talk: Manal Omar

Upcoming Events:

Oct 11-12        Fall Break for Students
Oct 9-12          ISA Washington, DC trip
Oct 13             Study Abroad Nominations Announcement
Oct 23             UNCG Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation
Nov 15-19       International Education Week

Previous editions:

Volume 10, Edition 1, September 2010

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