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MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: HOW CAN THE UNIVERSITY DRIVE MEANINGFUL CHANGE?

   June 11, 2020

 

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Chancellor's Statement on George Floyd

   May 30, 2020
 

Dear Niner Nation,

Like so many of you and others around the nation, I was heartbroken by George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on Monday night and the horrifying video of his final moments. The recent killings of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery are further examples of the systemic racial injustice that continues to plague our country.

I want to acknowledge the pain...

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HISTORY PROFESSOR NAMED FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

By: Lynn Roberson
   May 27, 2020

UNC Charlotte Associate Professor of History Christopher Cameron has been named a 2020 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, one of 81 selected from nearly 1,200 applicants to receive support totaling $4.3 million.

ACLS fellowships...

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EDUCATION PROFESSOR RECEIVES NATIONAL MENTOR AWARD

By: Aimee Hawkins
   May 18, 2020

Chance Lewis received a Spencer Mentor Award that includes a $10,000 grant for his contributions to enriching the lives, research and careers of his students and junior colleagues and enhancing the field of education research.

This national award is provided by the...

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Africana Studies Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

   April 20, 2020

The Provost Awards recognize faculty and academic units for exemplary work in teaching and community engagement. This is vital to UNC Charlotte’s mission to prepare students for chosen careers and to address community needs in the Charlotte region.

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WEBB RECEIVES UNC BOARD OF GOVERNORS TEACHING AWARD

   April 17, 2020

Jennifer Webb is among the 2020 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

An associate professor in the ...

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URBAN EDUCATION MASTER’S CANDIDATE USING DEGREE LESSONS TO EMPOWER STUDENTS

   March 20, 2020

Preparing professionals to meet students’ needs in increasingly diverse school systems is the focus of the Master of Education in Urban Education (M.Ed.), and Kyle King aspires to use the degree to empower students of color.

King...

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NEW WEB RESOURCE OFFERS COMPILATION OF DIVERSITY GOALS AMONG CAMPUS UNITS

   February 6, 2020

Diversity and inclusion efforts continue to expand across campus as members of the Council on University Community Working Group implement the UNC Charlotte Plan for Campus, Diversity, Access and Inclusion and make additional recommendations. Chance Lewis, who leads the cross-campus working group, challenged members to encourage and support the development of local diversity and inclusion...

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ALUMNA PENS BOOK TO HELP THE TRANSITION FOR CHILDREN MOVING TO AMERICA

   February 6, 2020

Kyra Burton ‘95 was inspired by her English as a Second Language (ESL) students to write “America, Here I Come,” a book about siblings adjusting to living in America. As a second grader in South Florida, Burton was assigned to assist a new student who moved from Brazil and did not speak English. 

Helping her classmate adjust to life in a new country thrilled Burton—and inspired her to...

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LEVINE LECTURE TO EXPLORE ‘SLAVERY AND CLASS IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH’

   February 6, 2020

Details about the complexities of the lives of the enslaved often are unknown or overlooked, but William Andrews will present a revealing glimpse into these stories on Thursday, Feb. 20. He will deliver the 2020 Levine Lecture “The Fighter and the Victim: Two Enslaved Women in the Life of Frederick Douglass.”

The Center for the Study of the New South's annual Levine Lecture will begin...

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