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Aug 9, 2021

Partner Profile: UGPN

The University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) sets out to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics, researchers, staff and students to work together on issues of global importance. Currently, the UGPN includes four partner universities: North Carolina State University (USA), the Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil), the University of Surrey (UK) and the University… 

Aug 5, 2021

2021 University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) Research Collaboration Fund Announced

The UGPN exists to create a foundation for international collaboration enabling academics and students from world-leading universities to work together on issues of global importance. Its members are North Carolina State University (NC State), the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), the University of Surrey (UoS) and the University of Wollongong (UoW). The Research Collaboration Fund (RCF)… 

Apr 16, 2021

2021-2022 Internationalization Seed Grants Announced

Every year, the Office of Global Engagement awards Internationalization Seed Grants to eligible NC State faculty. These grants  — up to $5,000 per grant — help promote international partnerships and foster global scholarship and engagement. Seed grant recipients further strategic and deliberate collaborations that lead to the development of joint research proposals, student mobility programs, courses… 

Apr 7, 2021

2021 University Global Partnership Network Virtual Conference Review

Going virtual for the first time, the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) conference brought together administrators, faculty, staff and students from across the globe over four days: March 22-25, 2021. Within the overarching theme of resilient universities, the agenda included plenary sessions with keynote speakers complemented by concurrent theme-based UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) workshops… 

group photo in Brazil

Nov 11, 2020

NC State Nets Research Grant with Brazilian Partners

NC State faculty will work in close collaboration with researchers in Brazil as part of a 5-year grant that totals $2.4 million and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Dimensions of Biodiversity program as well as Brazil’s São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). Faculty from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College…