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Personally Speaking Talk: Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops

Student-Faculty Team's Research Chosen as Nation's Most Influential

Center for the Study of the New South Hosts "Real Talk" Conversations

Personally Speaking Authors Series Offers Diverse Topics

College Researchers, Authors Publish 32 Books in 2014

Gerontology Alumnus Applies Knowledge, Interest in Radio Talk Show on Aging

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The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, cognizant of its history as the foundational college at UNC Charlotte, North Carolina’s urban research university, advances the discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge in the traditional areas of liberal arts and sciences and in emerging areas of study.

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Roslyn Mickelson Named University Professor of UNC Charlotte

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Roslyn Arlin Mickelson has been named the 2014 University Professor of UNC Charlotte in recognition of her outstanding scholarly achievement in a professional field, as well as demonstrated ability to excel in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service. The University Professor is recommended to the Board of Trustees by the Chancellor and holds this title for life.

Freshman Gains Insights in Research Stint at David H. Murdock Research Institute

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Freshman chemistry major Brandon Furr has wrapped up a four-month stint as the first UNC Charlotte intern in the In Vitro Sciences Laboratory at David H. Murdock Research Institute, having gained hands-on research experience and clarity about his future.

College Faculty Present on Foreign Policy Issues in Great Decisions Series

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Five faculty members from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are among the six speakers in the 2015 Great Decisions Lecture Series, presented by the Office of International Programs at UNC Charlotte. The Great Decisions program, coordinated nationally by the Foreign Policy Association, highlights relevant issues annually.

Gerontology Alumnus Applies Knowledge With Radio Show on Aging

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As a boy, UNC Charlotte alumnus David Gwilt perched on his family’s Syracuse, N.Y. porch, listening to stories shared by his great-aunt Peggy, who lived to age 99, and other relatives. Decades later, he has tapped his interest and knowledge of psychology and gerontology as the host of Radio 4 the Ages™,

Sociology Professor Joins Select Researchers in Receipt of National Award for Research, Service

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In recognition of his distinguished research and dedication to others’ scholarship over an almost 50-year career, UNC Charlotte sociology professor Murray Webster has received the national 2015 Cooley-Mead Award from the American Sociological Association’s Social Psychology Section.

Personally Speaking with John David Smith

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Join the conversation with John David Smith, Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History, on Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops at 6:30 pm Tuesday, Feb. 10, at UNC Charlotte Center City. Hear how President LIncoln's Emancipation Proclamation not only freed African American slaves but also opened the door for more than 180,000 former slaves to join the Union Army.

Meteorology Student Seeks to Improve Systems to Save Lives

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Meteorology student Ricky Matthews seeks to understand why people heed or ignore warnings and forecasts, making it his goal to improve the warning and information dissemination process so that lives can be saved during severe weather.

UNC Charlotte Students Partner With Russian Students to Promote Healthy Living

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Students at UNC Charlotte are partnering with students in Russia to promote healthy living, through a collaboration created by program director Yuliya Baldwin and funded by the U.S. Department of State.

College Researchers, Authors Publish 32 Books in 2014

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Authors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in 2014 researched, wrote and edited 32 books on an array of topics including primates of Vietnam, trends in drug use and distribution, Hispanic children’s literature, middle class white anti-racism, stalled peacemaking in Israel and Palestine, the meltdown of the middle class, the U.S. Court of Appeals, HIV/AIDS, ethics, and reality TV and discourse analysis.

Student-Faculty Team’s Research Chosen as Nation’s Most Influential

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Events

Great Decisions Lecture Series: Brazil in Metamorphosis
January 28, 2015 6:30 PM
UNC Charlotte Center City, Room 204
Data Management and Exploration with SPSS (Part III – Prediction and Inference)
January 29, 2015 10:00 AM
College of Health and Human Services #342
Designing Survey Questionnaires with Qualtrics
February 03, 2015 10:00 AM
McEniry 431