Honors & Awards

Cancer Researcher Andrew Truman Inducted as Cell Stress Society International Fellow

Cell Stress Society International has inducted UNC Charlotte Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Andrew Truman as a Fellow. Truman’s cancer research uses quantitative proteomics, molecular biology, systems biology and model organisms to understand the role of molecular chaperones in cancer.

Psychological Science Professor Receives Teaching Excellence Award

Jennifer Webb is among the 2020 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Awards for Excellence in Teaching. She considers her classroom a space where students are co-creators in the process of learning with the goal of enhancing student motivation and learning.

Carman Receives Bonnie E. Cone Professorship In Civic Engagement

Joanne Carman has received the Bonnie E. Cone Professorship in Civic Engagement for an ongoing commitment to civic involvement that has positively impacted the University’s relationship with the community.

Graduate Students Honored For Teaching Excellence

Two graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Nitika, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, and Caroline Brinegar, who is pursuing her master's degree in Geography - were recently designated UNC Charlotte’s most Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants.

Political Science Researcher Receives First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

James Walsh, a core faculty member in the Public Policy program and professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, is the 2020 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious faculty award in recognition of excellence in research.

History Faculty Member Named Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies

UNC Charlotte Associate Professor of history Christopher Cameron has been named a 2020 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, one of 81 fellows selected from nearly 1,200 applicants to receive support totaling $4.3 million.

Bennett Earns Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship for Teaching

Jeanette Bennett received the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship for Teaching in recognition of her strong commitment to teaching, advising and mentoring.

English Professor Receives Reynolds Award For Student Focus

Lara Vetter, professor of English, has received this year’s Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award for her contributions to student success and enrollment management.

Graduate Programs Stand Out In U.S. News & World Report Rankings

UNC Charlotte’s Gerald G. Fox Master of Public Administration program and Clinical Health Psychology doctoral program in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences have earned high marks in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 rankings.

Political Science Professor Receives Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award

Suzanne Leland, a core faculty member of the Public Policy Ph.D. program and professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, is the 2020 recipient of the Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award.