Undergraduate Charlotte Research Scholars Learn By Doing
UNC Charlotte student scholars are researching diverse topics ranging from lightning strike patterns in the Southeast U.S. to the connection between Maya Angelou’s poetry and contemporary hip-hop to the impact of UNC Charlotte’s student-run food pantry.
Butterfly Highway: Graduate Student Creates Citizen Science Network
When people consider biodiversity, they often think of far-flung Amazon rainforests or vibrant coral reefs in tropical seas. While biodiversity ranks high on the global scale, it is also vital to the health of humans and the environment at the local level, something that UNC Charlotte doctoral student Angelique Hjarding is addressing through her research and creation of the Butterfly Highway project.
Rare Titan Plant Blooming at McMillan Greenhouse
Odie, the rare Titan Arum tropical plant at UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, began unfurling around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015. The McMillan Greenhouse will be open extended hours for visitors who want to see -- and smell -- this botanical rarity.
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.
Award-Winning Faculty Join Award-Winning Community Psychology Program
Two researchers who have received major national awards in their field will join the UNC Charlotte Department of Psychology as core faculty in the Community Psychology Training Program this fall.
John C. Reeves, Blumenthal Professor of Judaic Studies, named ACLS Fellow
John Reeves, Blumenthal Professor of Judaic Studies in the Department of Religious Studies, has received a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for 2015-16 to work on his project "Illuminating the Afterlife of Ancient Apocryphal Jewish Literature."
Researcher Passes Away After Lifelong Battle With Cystic Fibrosis
Joshua R. Stokell, a UNC Charlotte post-doctoral fellow, died on Monday, June 8 as a result of complications arising from his lifelong battle with Cystic Fibrosis. Visitation will be Thursday, June 11, from 3 to 7 p.m. at McEwen Derita Chapel, 6300 Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m.
Student, Faculty Research Finds Possible Vulnerability in Drug-Resistant Bacteria
A research team including a senior biology major has made progress towards finding a weak spot in the architecture of a group of enzymes that are essential to antibiotic resistance in a number of bacteria, using a complex modeling program that helps analyze the physical dynamics of large, structurally complex protein molecules.
Trendy Method of Marijuana Use Holds Risks, Research Suggests
A trendy method of using marijuana may put young users at greater risk for burns than the more customary way of using marijuana, a UNC Charlotte professor suggests.
With Odyssean Scholarships, Students to Study Abroad in Spain
UNC Charlotte undergraduate students Keegan Cary and Emma Franz will deepen their knowledge and understanding of the world through an immersive semester-long study abroad experience in Spain, as the 2015 Odyssean Scholarship recipients.
English Faculty Member Wins National Literary Prize for Book on Henry Dumas
UNC Charlotte English professor Jeffrey Leak has won the top award for a nonfiction book from The Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Inc. for his critically acclaimed work, Visible Man: The Life of Henry Dumas.
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."
UNC Charlotte's Personally Speaking Explores Mexican Revolution in Global and Current Contexts
Join the conversation about Mexico's Once and Future Revolution with Jürgen Buchenau at Personally Speaking at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at UNC Charlotte Center City.
College Honors Faculty Members With 2015 Teaching Awards
Janna Shedd, Tonya Bates and Robin James have received the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ 2015 Teaching Awards for their dedication, teaching and research contributions and lasting impact on students.
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.