Mount Zion Excavation Reveals Tale of Many Civilizations
Jerusalem, rich in culture, history and historical conflict, is the spiritual capital of the Western world. Since 2007, a large, complex archaeological excavation has been conducted there under the direction of UNC Charlotte in an archaeological investigation perhaps unlike any other.
Model UN Continues to Build Legacy, Academic Focus
The UNC Charlotte Model United Nations team continues to build its legacy after successfully competing in two conferences last semester, earning top awards at each. These successes and expansions in the program continue a winning record and set the stage for the future.
Researchers Work With Gaston 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. Funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the “Healthy Wells” program will establish a public digital database of the county’s wells and promote the protection of private well water supplies.
Students Learn About Poverty, Language Issues Through Simulation
Sixty UNC Charlotte students who are enrolled in Spanish language classes caught a glimpse of what it means to live in poverty in a foreign country, struggling to survive with limited language skills through a simulation organized by Spanish lecturer Susana Cisneros.
Alumnus Named Gaston County Police Chief
UNC Charlotte Criminal Justice and Criminology alumnus Joseph D. Ramey has been promoted to Gaston County Police Chief. Ramey, a Cramerton native, joined the Gaston County Police in 1994 and replaces replaces James W. Buie, who retired after 30 years service with the department.
Mathematical Finance Program Ranked No. 20 in Nation
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program has been ranked No. 20 in the nation in the 2016 Master of Financial Engineering Program Rankings.
Japanese Faculty Member Honored for Promoting Japan - U.S. Friendship
Fumie Kato, associate professor of Japanese at UNC Charlotte, has been honored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan for outstanding achievements in promoting friendship between Japan and the United States.
Long-time Geography and Earth Sciences Faculty Member Passes Away
Longtime UNC Charlotte colleague and Professor Emeritus Alfred (Al) Wright Stuart passed away on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 after a brief illness. He was a retired member of the faculty of the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences.
Graduate Student Turns to Nanoscience to Seek Clean Water Solutions
As people worldwide cry out for safe drinking water, UNC Charlotte master’s degree student Billy Johnson has discovered a way to help, through nanoscience. Working with his UNC Charlotte faculty mentor Jordan Poler, Johnson has developed a novel nanomaterial.
UNC Charlotte's Posttraumatic Growth Research Continues to Influence
The groundbreaking research by UNC Charlotte psychologists Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun continues to influence other researchers and to help people navigate contemporary challenges, such as terrorism, natural disasters, deaths and other crises. Tedeschi and Calhoun identified a concept they called Posttraumatic Growth.
Odyssean Scholar Encounters People from Diverse Walks of Life
Amidst the rolling hills of the Covadonga Valley in Spain, UNC Charlotte history major and Odyssean Scholarship recipient Keegan Cary came to understand the serendipity of encounters with people from different walks of life.
Odyssean Scholar's Perspective Shifts During Study Abroad
A semester in Spain taught UNC Charlotte political science major and Odyssean scholar Emma Frantz that exposure to different political and cultural practices can broaden the mind.
Book Brings Geographic, Spatial Dynamics Data Into Disease Planning
When the threat of disease looms, analyzing its geographic and spatial dynamics might not spring to mind as a priority. However, a new book co-edited by UNC Charlotte researcher Eric Delmelle suggests that such analysis should move up the list of significant issues to consider.
Personally Speaking Unveils Intriguing Life of Henry Dumas
Henry Dumas, one of the most mercurial writers of the 1960s Black Arts Movement, was killed by a white transit policeman in 1968 on a […]
Great Decisions Lectures Feature College Research
Great Decisions, a national program of the Foreign Policy Association, is the largest non-partisan citizen education effort of its kind. In North Carolina, the Office of International Programs at UNC Charlotte is the state coordinator. This year’s lecture series consists of five weekly sessions beginning Wednesday, January 27, and is an opportunity for citizens to meet, discuss and learn about some of the issues facing our world.
Teachers As Scholars: Global Energy Challenge
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) teachers will share bright new ideas for teaching and learning about energy, at a CTI event for the public on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Discovery Place in Uptown Charlotte.
Fall-Winter 2015 Exchange Magazine
This Fall-Winter 2015 issue of the College's Exchange magazine explores the theme of human connecting, through examination of the ways in which students, faculty, alumni and friends make a difference in the world.
Summer 2015 Exchange Magazine
This issue of Exchange focuses on people beyond our borders, as faculty, alumni and students report back from the distant sites of the Marshall Islands, Uganda, Ecuador and Germany. We also report on research that is making a difference locally.