News Items from UNC Greensboro

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 Bermuda, Italy, and China, as well as South Korea, a stop that included a solo art exhibition of Skorski’s most recent creative scholarship. The exhibition, titled “Invisible Horizons,” presented over […]

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 the experience of a lifetime exploring new cultures, conducting research, and taking classes in 22 countries. There are a variety of ways for Spartans to get global experience during the […]

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, everyone has skin in the game. Individuals worry that their financial data and social media identities won’t remain private and secure. Corporations spend millions to shield their computer systems against […]

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 this year’s event, which promotes cultural awareness, appreciation, and understanding through music, food, crafts, demonstrations, and entertainment. The festival will feature a constant rotation of performances from groups like UNCG […]

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 IEW Kickoff will be held Monday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Elliott University Center (EUC) Commons. A Pita Delite food truck will be on site, […]

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 International Summer School, a celebrated and highly prestigious program dedicated to the study of Eliot – the expatriate modernist poet, critic and dramatist who drew crowds of up to 15,000 […]

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 performances – this Saturday, April 14, at Kaplan Commons (Elliott University Center lawn) from 12 to 5 p.m. More than 30 countries from across the globe will be represented at […]

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 Nicolae Testemițanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, a university that educates physicians, dentists, pharmacists, public health professionals, optometrists and soon nurses, through a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing […]

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 of enrapt middle-school students, discussing everything from education policy to Southern barbecue. The meeting was made possible through a collaboration between the UNCG School of Education, UNCG’s Principal Preparation for […]

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 Wales. This summer, more than 200 UNCG students studied abroad in 14 countries across the globe through UNCG’s International Programs Center (IPC). IPC offered 17 faculty-led programs, as well as […]

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 of University of North Carolina at Greensboro,” in English and in Chinese characters. The instrument was a gift from Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN), which presented it to […]