UNC Charlotte Ethics Team Takes Third Place in National Contest
A UNC Charlotte team won third place in the nation in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition on Feb. 22, in a contest designed to consider complex, contemporary ethical issues.
Students, Faculty, Staff Address Hunger on Campus With Food Pantry
Students go hungry every day at UNC Charlotte. To address this critical need, a team of students, faculty and staff have opened a campus food pantry. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty and students are leaders in the effort.
Alumnus Makes His Mark in Activism, Ministry and the Law
At age 27, UNC Charlotte alumnus Reverend Brandon Fisher is the youngest pastor in his AME Zion Church district, and also is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Washington, D.C. He has embraced social activism, recently challenging a new generation of leaders.
Historian Wins Prize For Best Book of South Carolina History
UNC Charlotte historian Shepherd W. McKinley's book, "Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina," has been named the best book of South Carolina history published last year.
Roslyn Mickelson Named University Professor of UNC Charlotte
Roslyn Arlin Mickelson has been named the 2014 University Professor of UNC Charlotte in recognition of her outstanding scholarly achievement in a professional field, as well as demonstrated ability to excel in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service. The University Professor is recommended to the Board of Trustees by the Chancellor and holds this title for life.
PBS Film Features UNC Charlotte Earth Sciences Research
The PBS film "Italy's Mystery Mountains" showcases UNC Charlotte geography and earth sciences faculty and student research into the age of river terraces. This research delves into landscape evolution, providing meaningful information on the impact of external forcing, such as climate.
Student with Visual Impairment Joins in Exploration of New Culture
Imagine studying abroad as a visually impaired student -- learning about new cultures, languages and people, while adapting to an unfamiliar host university. This was UNC Charlotte psychology major Taneka Robertson’s experience this summer during a study abroad trip to Xiamen, China.
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.
College Researchers, Authors Publish 32 Books in 2014
Authors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in 2014 researched, wrote and edited 32 books on an array of topics including primates of Vietnam, trends in drug use and distribution, Hispanic children’s literature, middle class white anti-racism, stalled peacemaking in Israel and Palestine, the meltdown of the middle class, the U.S. Court of Appeals, HIV/AIDS, ethics, and reality TV and discourse analysis.
A Look at Latino Migration into North Carolina
The impact of Latino migration into North Carolina will be the topic for the annual Levine Lecture at 6:00 PM Monday, Mar. 9, at the Levine Museum of the New South, presented by UNC Charlotte's Center for the Study of the New South in partnership with the museum.