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.
Student Teams Develop Innovative, Entrepreneurial Approaches to Societal Issues
A drive to address societal challenges proved compelling for three UNC Charlotte student teams competing in the UNC Social Entrepreneurship Conference at North Carolina A&T State University. The teams returned from the experience with an unwavering commitment to tackle society’s problems.
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.
Criminal Justice Alumnus Retires After Over 30 Years' Service
After over three decades in the criminal justice profession, Concord Police Chief and UNC Charlotte alumnus Guy Smith retired on March 1, 2015.
Exceptional Graduate Mentor Dena Shenk Receives 2015 de Silva Award
Dena Shenk, professor of anthropology and graduate coordinator of the Gerontology Program, is the 2015 recipient of UNC Charlotte's Harshini V. de Silva Award; the honor is presented annually to a faculty member who best exemplifies de Silva’s commitment to graduate students.
Levine Scholar, Biology Major Named Newman Civic Fellow
Junior biology major Sarah Whitmire has been named a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow, one of 201 students honored with this national award for investing in their communities through service, research and advocacy.
College Associate Dean to Join Misericordia University
Charles J. Brody, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNC Charlotte, has been named vice president of academic affairs at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. He begins his new role at Misericordia on July 1.
Team Creates Solar-Responsive Design Material for National Contest
A team of six UNC Charlotte students, led by chemistry faculty member Michael Walter and architecture faculty member Mona Azarbayjani, has created a solar-responsive design material that transforms windows into environmentally-responsive surfaces that can simultaneously provide shade and convert sunlight into usable electric energy.
Unraveling Cystic Fibrosis Puzzle, Researchers Draw From the Personal
In a recent article in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a team from UNC Charlotte describes an unusual, single-patient genetic disorder cystic fibrosis study and an important finding that may point to an immediate cause of CF exacerbations. They draw from one researcher's personal experiences.
In Shakespeare in England Course, Students Gain Sense of the World
Fourteen UNC Charlotte students experienced London and Stratford-upon-Avon as part of the Shakespeare in England spring study abroad course, exploring places and events that shaped the playwright's personal and professional life.
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.
Fighting Ebola in West Africa: The Charlotte Connection
A medical professional and missionaries who have been central in the U.S. response to the Ebola virus crisis in West Africa will speak at UNC Charlotte Center City on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. in a free community conversation.
Witherspoon Lecture: The Impossibility of Religious Freedom
Is it possible to define “religion” and enact laws regarding religious freedoms where there is no state-established religion? That […]