Dean Kruckeberg Delivers Keynote Speech at International Conference
Dean Kruckeberg, Department of Communication Studies, was a keynote speaker who discussed “The Reconceptualization of Public of Public Opinion in the Digital Era—How Online Public Opinion Changes the World,” at the International Conference, Public Interest & Media Impact, at Shi Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan, March 20. The conference drew participants from Taiwan, China, Macau and Singapore.
Leak's New Book Shines "a Piercing Light" on Mysterious Dumas
Jeffrey B. Leak's newly published book, Visible Man: The Life of Henry Dumas, has won praise from a noted national writer for "shining a piercing light" on the elusive Dumas, who has remained a mystery even to fans of his work.
Brian Magi to Present at Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference
Brian Magi, assistant professor of atmospheric sciences in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at UNC Charlotte, will present a talk titled “Global Environmental Change in the University Classroom” at the Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference on Tuesday, April 29. The conference seeks to provide an opportunity to share information about tools, resources, activities and experiences.
Biology Honors Alumnus Gained Research Experience With Practical Implications
When Yogin Patel came to UNC Charlotte as an undergraduate biology honors student, he arrived with a mission – to work in a lab with practical implications for its research. Patel, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology with honors in December of 2012, says he found that in the lab of Shan Yan, assistant professor in the Department of Biology.
Honors College, CLAS Students and Faculty Present at Honors Conference
Two CLAS students and four CLAS faculty — all of whom are in the Honors College — presented their research at the Southern […]
Charlotte Teachers Institute Names Leaders; College Faculty to Guide Seminars
Eight UNC Charlotte and Davidson College faculty - including four from CLAS - will guide Charlotte Teachers Institute's 2014 seminar season. Fifty-four Charlotte-Mecklenburg teachers also serve as leaders for CTI, adding to the inclusive and creative focus that distinguishes the unique professional development initiative.
Community Conversations to be Held on Why the Black American Male Still Matters
The relevance of the American black male in the 21st century offers the impetus for a yearlong series of candid community conversations, beginning with a focus on families on Thursday, May 22 at 6 p.m. at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture. The Gantt Center and the UNC Charlotte Center for the Study of the New South are presenting the free series, titled “Real Talk: A Community Conversation – The Black American Male and Why He Still Matters in the 21st Century.”
Communication Studies Major Receives Fulbright Grant
Celia Karp, a communication studies major and member of the inaugural class of Levine Scholars, has received a Fulbright grant, one of three UNC Charlotte students to receive Fulbright grants for 2014-15.
Chemistry's Ogle Receives First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal
Craig Ogle, the Charles H. Stone Professor of Chemistry, is the 2014 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal. The prestigious award, presented by First Citizens Bank and UNC Charlotte, honors faculty scholarship and intellectual inquiry. Ogle has made an indelible impact on the field of organic chemistry. Internationally and across the country, scholars and colleagues agree that Ogle is a preeminent leader of Rapid Injection Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (RINMR) spectroscopy research and practice, and he has been a mentor and role model to students and fellow researchers.
"Ruined and Rebuilt Landscapes" to Examine Legacies of Bosnian War
UNC Charlotte’s Ruined and Rebuilt Landscapes: Memories of the War in Bosnia will explore the ongoing legacies of the war through a series of lectures, movies, discussions with survivors, and cultural gatherings. This series of events will explore the lasting impact of the dissolution of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, which was the deadliest conflict in Europe since World War II.
Reception, Exhibit Honor Holocaust Survivor
A photography exhibition in honor of Holocaust survivor and UNC Charlotte professor emerita Susan Cernyak-Spatz opens with a community reception on Sunday, April 27 at 5 p.m. at UNC Charlotte in the College of Education 402. The exhibit, titled “Susan Cernyak-Spatz: Auschwitz-Birkenau Survivor and the Lives She Touches,” features photographs by Matthew Brien, a photographer and UNC Charlotte student.
Faculty Honored for Teaching Excellence; Campus Invited to Celebration
Three College of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty will be celebrated for their teaching excellence, during an awards event on Monday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m. in Cone University Center 210. The ceremony will recognize all the nominees, in addition to the award recipients. Refreshments will be served at the event, to which the college and university communities are invited.