Graduate Life Fellows Named to Build Community on Campus
UNC Charlotte’s Graduate Life Fellows program enters its eighth year this fall with the selection of seven fellows -- including four from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences -- who will build community on campus with programming, events, workshops and outreach participation for graduate students.
UNC Charlotte Center Director to Build, Explore New South Connections
As the new director for UNC Charlotte’s Center for the Study of the New South, Ashli Quesinberry Stokes will draw upon her research expertise and knowledge, along with her leadership and community engagement experiences, to lead the Center in its work.
Botanical Gardens New Director Seeks to Engage People With Gardens, Nature
As the new director of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, Jeff Gillman sees his mission as engaging the public with the gardens and with […]
Alumnus Draws on Skills Honed At UNC Charlotte, in Global Issues Work
In his work with The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, UNC Charlotte alumnus Andy Morimoto draws upon skills he honed at UNC Charlotte, as he works on a broad range of international, political, and economic issues.
Criminology Alumnus Named Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief
UNC Charlotte alumnus Kerr Putney has been named as the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department police chief effective July 1, 2015. Putney earned his bachelor's degree in criminology at UNC Charlotte and has been with CMPD since 1992, currently as deputy chief.
Dalsheim Receives Inaugural Atkins Library Faculty Engagement Award
CLAS researcher Joyce Dalsheim has won the inaugural J. Murrey Atkins Library Faculty Engagement Award. Dalsheim is an assistant professor in UNC Charlotte's Department of Global, Area, and International Studies in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
Alumna, Faculty Members Earn Award for Gender, Leadership Research
A UNC Charlotte organizational science graduate and two faculty members have received a best paper award for their research on gender and leadership.
Memorial Set to Remember Morton Shapiro
UNC Charlotte's Morton Shapiro, 84, who retired as a member of the English faculty in 1993, died on September 11, 2015. He was one of the university's original English Department faculty, and will be fondly remembered by his friends, colleagues, and students.
Katrina Anniversary Offers Occasion to Consider Media Impact
Ten years ago, just days after Hurricane Katrina barreled through New Orleans leaving in its wake chaos and devastation, researchers Cherie Maestas, now of UNC Charlotte, and Lonna Atkeson, of University of New Mexico, were preparing a national public opinion survey to understand the American public’s reaction to the intensely emotional news coverage of the storm.
UNC Charlotte Works With Gason County to Protect Well Water Supplies
UNC Charlotte and Gaston County are working together on an effort to protect and monitor a key portion of the county’s water supply. […]
Students Build Homes and Understanding in El Salvador
A cadre of UNC Charlotte students this summer worked alongside homeowners and local masons in Ahuachapán, El Salvador to build foundations for new homes, through a partnership with Habitat and with support from donors. The program offered hands-on experience building affordable housing, integrated with academic course content designed to develop deep understanding of complex social problems.
New Work Unites Sustainability Issues, Early Modern Literature
In a work that unites early modern literature and sustainability issues, UNC Charlotte researcher Jennifer Munroe has released a new co-edited collection of essays, Ecological Approaches to Early Modern Texts: A Field Guide to Reading and Teaching.
Historian Receives Midwestern History Association Prize for Best Book
UNC Charlotte historian Aaron Shapiro has received The Midwestern History Association’s annual Jon Gjerde Prize for the best book on a Midwestern history topic for his book "The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest."
La Vida Latina: 21st Century Life in Charlotte
UNC Charlotte and its Center for the Study of the New South, as part of a partnership with the Levine Museum of the New South, are hosting a panel discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 6 about Charlotte’s Latino population, engaging the audience in a conversation about the opportunities and challenges Latinos encounter living in Charlotte and the Mid-South.
Botanical Gardens to Hold Annual Fall Plant Sale
Choose from a wide selection of hardy shrubs, perennials, wildflowers, ferns, cool weather annuals, plus an outstanding collection of native plants to add to your landscape at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens annual fall sale.
Biological Sciences Professor Earns UNC Charlotte Top Teaching Honor
Professor of Biological Sciences Stanley Schneider is the 2015 recipient of the Bank America Award for Teaching Excellence, one of UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious honors.
Whitaker Honored As Finalist for Bank of America Teaching Award
Beth Whitaker, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, was honored on September 18 as one of five finalists for the 2015 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence.
Summer 2015 Exchange Magazine
This Summer 2015 issue of Exchange focuses on people beyond our borders, as faculty, alumni and students report back from the distant […]
Spring 2015 Exchange Magazine
In the spring issue of the College magazine Exchange, either directly or indirectly, students and faculty are making an imaginative leap out of their own worlds. Their stories ground us in the vital concerns of our culture.