Three Russian scientists spent May in collaboration with UNCG scientists at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering.

Chancellor Linda P. Brady, accompanied by Dr. Penelope Pynes, associate provost of International Programs, visited Kazan Federal University two years ago to meet with university officials. That visit ultimately resulted in this month’s visit from UNCG’s first Kazan international scholar delegation.

A partnership between UNCG and Kazan Federal University had initially developed in 2004, after UNCG Fulbright scholar Dr. Kathleen MacFie (Russian Studies) taught there. Since then, UNCG’s International Programs Center has made it possible for several students each year to study Russian language and culture there.

Read full story by Mike Harris in Campus Weekly.