April 2017

Grant-funded research aids emergency providers in identifying and treating sexual abuse

Date Published: April 10, 2017

UNC Charlotte clinical nursing professor Kathleen Jordan is leading grant-funded research to aid medical professionals and social workers who examine and care for children who have been sexually abused.


UNC Charlotte study of online activism data wins top prize

Date Published: April 10, 2017
UNC Charlotte researchers have examined more than a million tweets sent during the protests of the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte in September 2016. This research holds implications for understanding the role of cluster tweets and other public relations strategies in relation to online activism.

Register for the Active Learning Expo

Date Published: April 10, 2017

The 2016-17 Active Learning Expo will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, in the Cone University Center, Room 210.


Confucius Institute, award recipients and TIAA Lecture topics of Chancellor's 'Fast Five' update

Date Published: April 6, 2017
The Chancellor’s “Fast Five” update provides the campus community a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the projects and priorities that occupy the chancellor’s time and attention.

Cato College professor honored with First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

Date Published: April 6, 2017
Bob Algozzine, professor of educational research in the Cato College of Education, is the 2017 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious faculty award in recognition of excellence in research.

Faculty governance elections online through April 18

Date Published: April 6, 2017

Campus-wide elections for faculty governance positions are open through 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 18. Faculty members are encouraged to participate, as these positions “are vital to the continuing leadership we faculty members are privileged to exercise on our campus,” wrote Richard Leeman in an email sent to all faculty members. 


Botanical Gardens to hold annual spring sale

Date Published: April 5, 2017
The annual Spring Plant Sale at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens will be Friday and Saturday, April 14-15, at the McMillan Greenhouse.

UNC Charlotte among best online colleges in the state

Date Published: April 5, 2017

The website BestColleges.com has ranked UNC Charlotte fifth in the state for online colleges.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: April 5, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the April 4-5 New Employee Orientation session:

Belk College of Business
Sarah Pickel, academic and career coach

Cone University Center
Sharenea Brown, building environmental technician