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Interim Dean for College of Arts + Architecture

Gray Appointed Interim Dean of College of Arts + Architecture
   January 7, 2019

Dr. Lee Gray is interim dean of the College of Arts + Architecture. He follows Dr. Ken Lambla, who served 10 years as the founding dean of the College. Dr. Lambla returns to the faculty this month in a full professor role. A search committee is at work to find the College’s next dean.

Dr. Gray joined the University in the fall of 1990 as a faculty member in the former College of...

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Ph.D. Student Receives National Health and Disability Fellowship

Thomas's Research Focuses on Women with Disabilities
   December 20, 2018

Erin Vinoski Thomas, a fourth year Ph.D. candidate in the UNC Charlotte Department of Public Health Sciences, received the National Association of County and City Health Departments’ (NACCHO) 2018-2019 Health and Disability Fellowship. As a fellowship recipient, Erin will have the opportunity to network with leaders in the fields of disability and...

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Africana Studies Professor Wins International Prize for Literature

Ojaide Receives Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa
   December 19, 2018

Tanure Ojaide, the Frank Porter Graham Professor of Africana Studies at UNC Charlotte, is co-recipient of the 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa for his book, Songs of Myself.

Awarded by the Lumina...

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Tench Recognized for Outstanding Service to State

   December 18, 2018

Dawn Tench was one out of only 116 nominations in the entire state of North Carolina for the 2018 Governor’s Award of Excellence. She received a certificate signed by the Governor to recognize her outstanding service to the State.

Tench serves as Faculty Personnel Manager within the Office of Academic Affairs’ Academic Budget and Personnel group and has 25 years of service with UNC...

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New Program to Support Military Veterans Earning Graduate Degrees

Grant Program to Assist Veterans Studying in STEM Fields
   December 12, 2018

UNC Charlotte education professor Jae Hoon Lim and a team of researchers have earned a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines.

Awarded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research and Development, the three-year grant is designed to build on the success of UNC...

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Engineering Teams Take Top Awards

Engineering Students Continue to Win National & International Competitions
   December 11, 2018

Student of the Lee College of Engineering recently competed in and won top spots in competitions attracting national and international teams. A team of mechanical engineering graduate students from UNC Charlotte’s precision engineering program recently won the Student Challenge competition at the American Society of Precision Engineering’s 33rd annual conference  in Las Vegas. A...

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Computing and Informatics Team Wins Top Prize

CCI Students Best Other Universities at Fintech Hackathon
   December 5, 2018

A team of students from UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) walked away with the top prize - $10,000 cash and a $500 credit from Amazon Web Services - at the 2018 University Fintech Hackathon. For three months and through several elimination rounds, the CCI squad competed against more than 150 students on teams from Duke, Elon, Appalachian State, Davidson, NC State, UNC...

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The Provost's Desk, November 2018

Projects Focus on Digital Learning & Student Success
   November 29, 2018

ADAPTING – this is a fitting word for the work in Academic Affairs. It defines part of our mission as an urban research university. As an integral part of North Carolina’s largest city, we are committed to the needs of our ever-changing region and state.

DIGITAL LEARNING

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Early Voting

   October 17, 2018
VOTE EARLY from October 17 - November 3

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Call for Honorary Degree Nominations

   October 15, 2018

One of the highlights of UNC Charlotte’s Commencement is the recognition of individuals for exceptional and distinctive service to the University or the larger community with an Honorary Degree from UNC Charlotte. The Faculty Honorary Degree Advisory Committee requests assistance in nominating persons for this honor....

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