• University opening public elementary school in August 2019


    A new public elementary school developed, supported and operated by education experts at UNC Charlotte will aim to expand educational opportunities and boost student achievement starting in August 2019.

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  • University graduate programs recognized in latest U.S. News & World Report rankings


    The U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 list of Best Graduate Schools rankings are out, and once again, UNC Charlotte recorded a number of superlatives.

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  • Aspirational Development


    School of Architecture students envision a new world in University City and beyond.

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  • Lisa Lewis Dubois inducted into Women’s History Hall of Fame


    Lisa Lewis Dubois is among the newest inductees of the Women’s History Hall of Fame. The honor recognizes women in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region who have made significant contributions civically, socially and politically.

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  • Oregon’s Brook Muller named dean of the College of Arts + Architecture


    Brook Muller, director of the University of Oregon Portland Architecture Program, will become dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture, effective this September.

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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

  • Steven G. Rogelberg

    Chancellor’s Professor

    Steven Rogelberg is a pioneering researcher in the field of organizational science.

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  • 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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