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Provost requests faculty to be flexible with students during COVID-19 pandemic

Archived messages to faculty provide direction during pandemic
   April 3, 2020

Faculty, advisors and academic staff are encouraged to reference the archive of messages from the Provost as they continue to support and accommodate students who are completing the spring semester during challenging circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Children’s Literature Professor Mark West Receives Holshouser Award

West devoted career to children and adult literacy
   April 3, 2020

Mark West, who has devoted his 35-year career at UNC Charlotte to advancing children’s literacy, is a 2020 recipient of the Governor James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service. This award, given by the UNC System Board of Governors, recognizes and rewards sustained,...

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Pass/No Credit Option Available to Students for Spring 2020

   March 30, 2020

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Faculty Executive Committee has voted to create an exception to the UNC Charlotte grading policy for Spring 2020.  This change gives students the option to request Pass/No Credit grades to...

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Bridging the Digital Divide for Our Students

   March 23, 2020

Dear colleagues,

As we adapt to life in a virtual realm, I would like to share some encouragement and early lessons learned. You have been amazing about rapidly moving to remote instruction, but I understand this doesn’t mean your content has been revised pedagogically to be optimized...

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UNC Charlotte Appoints Meggs to Lead Women + Girls Research Alliance

   February 19, 2020

Michelle Meggs is the new Executive Director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance (W+GRA), an organization that works collaboratively with faculty, students and the community to provide opportunities for research and education on policy issues affecting women.

Meggs, whose diverse background includes work in academia, the nonprofit sector and ministry, envisions the W+GRA becoming...

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New Web Resource Offers Compilation of Diversity Goals among Campus Units

   February 5, 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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New Research May Help Address Threats to Coral Reefs

UNC Charlotte Researcher's New Work Published in Nature Communications
   January 10, 2020

Corals depend on their symbiotic relationships with the algae that they host. But how do they keep algal population growth in check? The answer to this fundamental question could help reefs survive in a changing climate.

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Curriculum Proposals Deadline Approaching

   December 3, 2019

If you're looking to make changes to the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog, please note that December 31 is the deadline for course and curriculum proposals to be launched and approved by the Originator via Curriculog (...

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Bonner Leader recognized as a 'civic trailblazer'

Senior receives prestigious award from North Carolina Campus Compact
   November 25, 2019

Senior Neariah Mandisa-Drummond is the 2019 recipient of the John H. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer Award. Since 2011, North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities, has presented the award annually to one college student in the state who has created and led innovative projects that address community needs. 

While at UNC Charlotte, Mandisa-Drummond has...

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National Award Recognizes UNC Charlotte for Degree Completion Gains

Campus initiative has improved 4-year graduation rate by 17%
   November 21, 2019

At a time when reports show that six in 10 students who enroll in a U.S. college will not have earned a degree six years later, UNC Charlotte is embracing the challenge to increase timely degree completion for enrolled students. UNC Charlotte is recognized as a national leader in this effort to develop comprehensive...

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