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Apr 6, 2022

2022 University Global Partnership Network Conference Highlights Sustainability Efforts

From March 14-24, over 400 faculty, staff and students from the universities of the University of Surrey (U.K.), University of Wollongong (Australia), the Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) and NC State participated in this year’s virtual 2022 University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) conference. Senior Vice Provost, Dr. Bailian Li, was the chair of this year’s conference… 

Two students are leaving their mark (thump print dipped in paint) on a mural in the free expression tunnel.

Apr 4, 2022

The International Festival Celebrates Diversity

The fifth annual International Festival highlights NC State’s diversity and multiculturalism. The International Festival is a partnership event supported by the Office of International Services, the Office of Global Engagement, Student Government, Student Leadership and Engagement, and Multicultural Student Affairs. The International Festival was started in 2017 by two NC State students “to show that we value… 

Students gather inside of Jordan Hall to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals.

Mar 8, 2022

Think and Do: SDGs at NC State

As part of NC State’s commitment to the University Global Coalition, NC State is proud to recognize February 28 – March 4, 2022, as Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action and Awareness Week on campus. The purpose of this week is to promote awareness of the 17 SDGs among students in higher education and inspire them to take… 

A hand holding up a plant

Feb 3, 2022

Office of Global Engagement encourages students to ‘Think and Do’ with Sustainable Development Goals

In an effort to raise awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and inspire student action, NC State will participate in the University Global Coalition’s SDG Action and Awareness Week from Feb. 28 to March 4. The Office of Global Engagement is planning the week and working to introduce projects and events on campus to inform… 

Two female students are taking a selfie with prompts in front of a photo backdrop.

Feb 2, 2022

Students Discuss Lunar New Year Traditions in the Year of the Water Tiger

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival and the Lunar New Year, marks the beginning of the first new moon of the lunar calendar, often celebrated in China and other Asian countries with various traditions and dishes. Each of the months in the lunar calendar is symbolized by one of 12 zodiac…