• UNC Charlotte researcher studied landscape evolution in Antarctica


    Antarctica’s unique climate enticed UNC Charlotte earth sciences researcher Martha Cary Eppes and research colleagues to spend weeks camping in a tent in sub-zero temperatures to literally monitor and listen to rocks as they fractured.

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  • TEDxUNCCharlotte speakers finalized, tickets to go on sale


    Twelve speakers will deliver presentations at UNC Charlotte’s first-ever live TEDx event scheduled for Friday, March 22, in the Cone University Center.

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  • Spring crowdfunding campaigns launched to boost student projects


    The UNC Charlotte community can help a group of creative civil engineering students build a concrete canoe, aid mechanical engineering students to rev up their race car and assist English students to attend a national convention next month as part of the spring 2019 crowdfunding campaigns.

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  • UCOMM wins regional Emmy, CASE awards


    Three staff members with the UNC Charlotte Office of University Communications (UCOMM) recently won an Emmy Award in the category Community/Public Service Campaign at the 33rd annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  • Passport to Possibilities


    Hannah Milillo ’18 is acquiring business skills to turn her passion for art into a career.

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Student Spotlights

  • Elliot Provance '03

    Elliot Provance '03

    Alumnus, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    A UNC Charlotte degree can open doors. As Director of Collections and Exhibition at Discovery Place Science in Charlotte, Elliot Provance uses his biology degree to inspire curious thinkers.

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  • Devin Yates

    Devin Yates

    Senior, College of Health and Human Services

    While recovering from major war injuries, elite U.S. Army veteran Devin Yates found inspiration to pursue a career helping others recuperate. Devin is an emerging leader on campus, and his story illustrates how UNC Charlotte has remained true to its origins as an institution committed to serving veterans.

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  • Wyatt Shely

    Wyatt Shely

    Junior, Belk College of Business

    Finance major Wyatt Shely came to UNC Charlotte to pursue a successful career in the finance industry. Charlotte’s status as a leading financial center and the University’s strong business opportunities made the Belk College of Business a perfect fit.

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  • Crystal Cruz '17

    Crystal Cruz

    Alumna, Belk College of Business

    UNC Charlotte is a top choice for first-generation students. Crystal Cruz ’17 came to UNC Charlotte where she had the opportunity to realize her dreams of a college education.

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  • Davian Robinson and Robinson Hall

    Davian Robinson

    Senior, College of Arts + Architecture

    Visually impaired Senior Davian Robinson uses dance and choreography to make the most of his opportunities at UNC Charlotte. His unique experiences break down barriers and inspire others.

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Research

  • Urban mosquito project


    Researchers at UNC Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County Health Department are collaborating on a study to determine which factors in the environment lead to hotspots of mosquito activity


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  • Understanding wildfire spread


    Researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers to understand the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.


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  • Investigating Multimodal Transportation


    UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million federal grant for transportation research to improve efficiency and relieve urban congestion.


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  • Students Address Economic Mobility


    Geography undergraduate students Jamal Covington and Devin Martin have devised a way for neighborhood residents to use mobile devices to report community issues.


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Faculty Spotlights

  • E.E. Balcos

    Associate Professor of Dance

    “E. E. Balcos is quietly revolutionizing the Department of Dance curriculum,” says Chair Ann Dils.

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  • Tony Schmitz

    Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science

    Schmitz said his role in every course is to "train decision makers not problem solvers.”

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  • Drew Polly

    Associate Professor of Reading and Elementary Education

    Polly believes learning is an ongoing process that occurs by personalizing and making sense of concepts and knowledge that people encounter through meaningful experiences.

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  • Heather Perry

    Associate Professor of History

    Perry cultivates historical skills in all of her students that allow them to develop an extremely versatile and coveted skillset.

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  • Celine Latulipe

    Software and Information Systems Professor

    Latulipe guides research students in novel and interdisciplinary ways to pursue research at the intersection of art and technology with a focus on creativity and design.

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