Monthly Archives: September 2019

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UNCG professor exhibits artwork in South Korea

Assistant professor of interior architecture Stephen Skorski spent this past summer exploring architectural spaces and conducting research around the world. His work led him to… Read More >

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Spartans go global this summer

A field experience in Iceland. Conservation of coral reefs in Little Cayman. Practicing mindfulness in Tokyo. This summer, over 250 UNC Greensboro students are having… Read More >

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Man in the machine

This post originally appeared in UNCG Research Magazine. To read other stories about research, scholarship, and creative activity, visit researchmagazine.uncg.edu. When it comes to cybersecurity,… Read More >

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UNCG to host International Festival April 6

UNC Greensboro’s annual International Festival (I-Fest) returns to campus Saturday, April 6, from noon to 5 p.m. More than 40 countries will be represented at… Read More >

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UNCG to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 12-16

The UNC Greensboro International Programs Center (IPC) will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 12-16 with a series of events for the campus community. The… Read More >

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Spartans in London at T.S. Eliot International Summer School

At UNC Greensboro, the study of literature can be a lived experience. This summer, four UNCG students traveled to London to attend the T.S. Eliot… Read More >

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Spartans study Spanish language, culture in Madrid

You can read about Spanish culture for hours on end. You can study conjugation charts, memorize new vocabulary and practice with textbook activities and smartphone… Read More >

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UNCG to host 36th annual International Festival April 14

UNC Greensboro will host the 36th annual International Festival (I-Fest) – a celebration of world cultures featuring food, arts and crafts, music, games, exhibits and… Read More >

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School of Nursing helps initiate Moldovan university program

UNC Greensboro’s School of Nursing has a culture of care, with a global reach. In early February, UNC Greensboro welcomed three high-level administrators from Moldova’s… Read More >

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School of Education program brings Chinese principals to rural NC schools

It was an uncommon scene in a small classroom in rural Randolph County last week: Four headmasters from China seated at desks with a group… Read More >

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From Stuttgart to Shanghai, Spartans go global

Uncovering history at an archaeological field school in Greece. Learning Spanish through community engagement in Costa Rica. Exploring nature, art and the human experience in… Read More >

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The Great Call of China: UNCG faculty go global

In a display case in the atrium of the Music Building, there’s an unusual instrument: an authentic horse-head chi fiddle, inscribed “to School of Music… Read More >

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Around the world on College Ave

Travel the globe this weekend, right on campus. It’s the 35th annual International Festival, or I-Fest, offering music, food, exhibits, educational demonstrations and live entertainment… Read More >

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Soccer-style teaching scores big

“GOOOOAAALLLLLLLL!” The celebratory cry of soccer players and fans can be heard in just about any backyard, field or stadium in the United States and… Read More >

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UNCG to host annual fall Study Abroad Expo

The UNCG International Programs Center (IPC) will host its annual fall Study Abroad Expo on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in… Read More >

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Asian Autumn Festival returns

From K-Pop to origami, explore Asian culture through performance, language, fashion, food and art this weekend at UNCG’s Asian Autumn Festival. The International and Global… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Chandran hopes to inspire

Rakkiyappan Chandran left the remote village of Ooty, India to travel to America, and pursue a PhD in Nanoscience at UNCG’s Joint School of Nanoscience… Read More >

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Global UNCG: A practical education

Germany native Chong Zhang left his hometown of Speyer, in the summer of 2015 to pursue an MBA at UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and… Read More >

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Gate City girl

Born and bred in Greensboro, Emma Rettew had no plans of attending college in her hometown. Instead, she headed west to a university in the… Read More >

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Tough, but worth it

Louis Sulit doesn’t know how to shy away from a challenge. Earlier this month, he graduated from UNCG with a bachelor’s degree in biology and… Read More >

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In search of the American dream

As she donned her cap and gown for UNCG’s Commencement earlier this month, Comfort Amoaforo had much to celebrate. Not only did she receive her… Read More >

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Globe trotting and goal scoring

When it comes to balancing athletics and academics, there are few who do it better than UNCG senior Evan Rees. From winning a Southern Conference… Read More >

New degree program prepares students for global engagement

Starting in the fall of 2016, UNCG’s Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) will offer a new concentration for students who are interested in… Read More >

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The world in your own backyard

This weekend, you can travel the world without leaving Greensboro. I-Fest, UNCG’s 34th annual international festival, is bringing Russia, Peru, India, Korea, Mexico and more… Read More >

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Rhythm in Rennes

Evan Ringel’s senior spring break trip – full of big sounds and breathtaking sights – was one he’ll never forget. Along with three fellow seniors… Read More >

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Global UNCG: Taiwan’s Mei-Lan Chen builds lifelong relationships

International student Mei-Lan Chen shares her story about her life in Taiwan, which means Beautiful Island. Chen arrived in America in 2000 because of her… Read More >

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Tyra Callaway: Going global with research

As a junior in high school, Tyra Callaway began her college search with one non-negotiable requirement in mind: undergraduate research. She didn’t just want to… Read More >

Beyond the book: Bringing learning home

This semester, UNCG students faced the good, the bad and the ugly of the global garment industry. All incoming freshmen read “Where am I Wearing?” by… Read More >

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Global girl: Amanda Ingman embraces excellence at home and abroad

During her time at UNCG, Amanda Ingman has studied abroad, been an active member of the Lloyd International Honors College, written an undergraduate thesis, worked… Read More >

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What you create in Siena, stays in Siena

They say you can’t take it with you. For the three Spartan artists in Siena, Italy, this summer – creating installations they knew they’d leave… Read More >

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Global Opportunities Center Garners $500,000 Grant for Greensboro

A new international economic engine, the Global Opportunities Center, may soon be a part of Greensboro thanks to the hard work of a group from… Read More >

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Flying to Byzantium

Few cities match the religious history and architectural splendor of Istanbul. For 13 UNCG Religious Studies and History students, few trips will ever match the… Read More >