UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program has once again been named among the top-ranked programs in the nation, ranking No. 12 in the TFE Times’ 2021 Master of Financial Engineering program rankings.
Ya-yu Lo, professor of Special Education and graduate program director for the M.Ed. and MAT programs in the Department of Special Education and Child Development, is the 2021 recipient of the Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award.
Charlotte 49ers head football coach Will Healy has named former Ridge View High School head coach Perry Parks as wide receivers coach. The hiring of Parks completes Healy's full-time staff for the 2021 season.
UNC Charlotte recently received a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University award from the League of American Bicyclists in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus.
Charlotte’s Octavia Jett-Wilson was named as the Feb. 16 ESPN.com National Player of the Week. She is the first player in school history to earn the honor. The senior guard also was named to the Feb. 17 NCAA Starting Five after record-breaking performances in the two games against Old Dominion last week.
Charlotte 49ers head football coach Will Healy has hired South Carolina assistant Joe Cox as tight ends coach. A former Gatorade North Carolina State Player of the Year as a star quarterback at Charlotte’s Independence High School, Cox played collegiately at Georgia and coached locally at Mallard Creek High School before entering the college coaching ranks.
Joel Michael Reynolds, assistant professor of philosophy at Georgetown University, will present “We are All Somebody’s Child: Disability, Speciesism and the Problem of Dehumanization” at 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25.
Former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long will headline UNC Charlotte's third annual “Talking Policy in the Queen City” symposium Wednesday, Feb. 24, from noon to 1:15 p.m. EST via livestream.
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