In the News - 2011
Gateway University Research Park to Open New Facility for the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
Construction recently wrapped up for a second research facility at Gateway University Research Park's South Campus (Gateway) with completion of a 105,000-square-foot building that will house the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN). The JSNN is a collaboration between North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). This newest two-story research facility will feature extensive labs, a clean room, a 3-D visualization suite, and a large suite of high-tech tools including a Carl Zeiss SMT® Orion Helium Ion microscope – the only one of its kind in the Southeastern United States. Read more...
PR Newsire, November 22, 2011
Spinning nano into gold: Economic developers looking favorably on GSO's joint school
State legislators may not know a fullerene from a nanopore, but apparently they appreciate the potential economic benefit of supporting those who do. The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, a shared project of UNC-Greensboro and N.C. A&T State University, was the only request related to economic development made by the university system during this year’s budget process to actually receive an allocation from a penny-pinching General Assembly. Read more...
JSNN Minority Contracting High
Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School for Nanoscience and Nanoengineering set some pretty high goals for minority contractor participation in the $56 million construction project of the JSNN, and they say they're beating those goals. Read more...
The Business Journal of the Triad, May 4, 2011
Nano school vies for InnoVenture prize
The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, a joint academic program between NC A&T State University and UNC-Greensboro, has been named a finalist for the inaugural Przirembel Prize by InnoVenture Southeast. The prize recognizes the best practices in open innovation and collaborations among diverse institutions across the Southeast. Read more..
The Business Journal of the Triad, April 26, 2011
Space shuttle and sea-monkeys lift off Friday
The Space Shuttle Endeavor is scheduled to lift off Friday afternoon (April 29, 2010), for its final flight into space. President Obama will be on hand – as will a small group of Mendenhall middle-schoolers, watching their experiment of tiny brine shrimp go into orbit. The schoolkids visited the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering Tuesday, April 26, as joint school faculty members helped them prepare the experiment. The joint school is a joint academic program of UNCG and NC A&T and is located at Gateway University Research Park. Read more....
www.uncg.edu, by Mike Harris, April 26, 2011