A series of four lectures on Black aesthetics in contemporary culture and the arts. Amount awarded: $5,000.
Team of undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Computing and Informatics will build a hands-on robotics demonstration geared towards getting middle and high school students interested in computing as a college major. Amount awarded: $4,800.
This project will develop relationships with minority doctoral candidates/recipients who are members of the Compact for Faculty Diversity and who are potential candidates for faculty positions at UNC Charlotte. Amount awarded: $5,000.
The College of Education will embark on a multi-year effort to advance the faculty’s knowledge, awareness, and sensitivity to urban teaching and learning. The Diversity Retreat is designed to provide knowledge, experiences, and education about how to prepare and effectively instruct pre-service teachers for urban education. Amount awarded: $4,300.
Two scholars in the area of cross racial faculty mentoring will come to UNC Charlotte for two days of presentation and discussion. Amount awarded: $4,000.
Guest presenter will discuss how the inclusion of diversity in the understanding and instruction of mathematics contributes to student success and demonstrate alternative methods to encourage student interest in science classes. Amount awarded: $3,800.
Public lecture by a leading African American philosopher will examine difficulties inherent in the construction of a diverse and multicultural society. Amount awarded: $4,700.
Due East will demonstrate the intersection of Brazilian and African cultures by presenting a lecture, master class and performance on the music of the Capoeira tradition. Amount awarded: $4,000.
A year-long series of events representing a commemoration and a commencement for the Africana Studies Department. Amount awarded: $6,000.
Elizabeth Birch, noted activist, advocate, and speaker on LGBT issues, will present a lecture on gay issues, gay rights, and the state of our culture with regard to homophobia/heterosexism and progress toward becoming a more affirming society. Amount awarded: $5,000.