Theatre For Youth: Connecting Youth and Community     The Master of Fine Arts in Theater for Youth (TFY) is a terminal degree program that educates emerging theater artists in the growing field of theater with and for young people. The program is highly competitive, accepting two students every other year, and focuses on community [...]
Beyond the Classroom: The Association of Graduate Students in Dance   Photo Credit: Amy Masters Introduction   UNCG Student Affairs advises and supports over 250 active student organizations across campus. From club sports and sustainability to media and performing arts such as dance, student organizations provide countless opportunities for networking and collaboration. Perhaps most importantly, [...]
Preparing for the Future     Frank and Panesun Tukur are both PhD students in the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering studying to make a difference in medical and environmental fields. They’re also brothers, and they’ve both come to UNCG after attending the same undergraduate school in Nigeria!   “Panesun and I both obtained [...]
Graduate Student Siblings Making a Difference   Tasmia Islam (pictured on the left) and Tanjina Islam   Tanjina and Tasmia Islam have had different academic paths leading up to their acceptance into UNCG’s Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) - an academic collaboration with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T). JSNN [...]
For our final College of Arts & Sciences student feature, Alyssa Young spoke with the Graduate School about her involvement in restoration practices for the Longleaf Pine Savannas - an important and biodiverse ecosystem. Alyssa is studying Environmental Health Science in the UNCG Biology Department. In anticipation of her third year in the PhD program, [...]
For our latest graduate student feature, the Graduate School had the privilege of talking with Josh Frost about his student experiences studying Medicinal Biochemistry. Researchers in this department are dedicated to finding new methods for the diagnosing and treatment of diseases. For Josh, his path to this point in his academic career has changed overtime [...]
Interview with a Graduate Student: Yathrip Abdelgadir’s Community Impact   For our latest student feature, the Graduate School had the honor of speaking with Yathrip Abdelgadir, a Master’s degree candidate in the Sociology Department in the College of Arts & Sciences. Her research interests concern nationalism, ethnic conflict, and social movements; particularly, in relation to [...]

Interview with a Graduate Student: Megan Damico as an advocate for Science and the Honey Bee!   For this week’s interview with a graduate student, the Graduate School had the honor of speaking with Megan Damico, a PhD candidate in the UNCG Biology Department. Megan is studying Environmental Health Sciences – focused on understanding the […]