News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 Studies (IGS) Program will celebrate the rich diversity of East and Southeast Asian cultures this Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Elliott University Center. “The […]

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 Kelsey Timmerman, which looks at the sobering realities of the garment industry worldwide. Throughout the semester, they engaged in discussion during class, had an opportunity to hear Timmerman speak on […]

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) has recognized UNCG’s Global Village living-learning community as a leader in global engagement. Global Village was one of just five university programs nationally to receive the ACTFL Global Engagement Award. Dr. Susanne Rinner, Global Village coordinator and director of undergraduate studies in German, accepted the […]

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 an internship at the Greensboro Children’s Museum and volunteered at local schools. What’s even more impressive? She’s done it all in only two and a half years. Ingman attended the […]

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 behind at summer’s end – that was OK. The inspiration, the memories and the lessons they learned in Italy will inspire them for a lifetime. Anna Stewart, Alison Lindley and […]

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 local organizations and a $500,000 award from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The idea, a downtown center that will link a variety of resources from local colleges and universities, businesses, […]

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 one they took last semester. The undergraduate and graduate students joined Dr. Asa Eger, assistant professor of history, and Dr. Derek Krueger, Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor of Religious Studies and […]