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Fighting Ebola in West Africa: The Charlotte Connection

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

Experience the Rich, Diverse World Through International Film Festival

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

Witherspoon Lecture: The Impossibility of Religious Freedom

College Researchers, Authors Publish 32 Books in 2014

Exceptional Mentor Receives 2014 de Silva Award

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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.  We are committed to developing an inclusive environment where diversity, in all its forms, is valued and incorporated in the full-range of college activities. 

News

Exceptional Graduate Mentor Dena Shenk Receives 2015 de Silva Award

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Dena Shenk, professor of anthropology and graduate coordinator of the Gerontology Program, is the 2015 recipient of UNC Charlotte's Harshini V. de Silva Award; the honor is presented annually to a faculty member who best exemplifies de Silva’s commitment to graduate students.

In Shakespeare in England Course, Students Gain Sense of the World

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Fourteen UNC Charlotte students experienced London and Stratford-upon-Avon as part of the Shakespeare in England spring study abroad course, exploring places and events that shaped the playwright's personal and professional life.

Team Creates Solar-Responsive Design Material for National Contest

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A team of six UNC Charlotte students, led by chemistry faculty member Michael Walter and architecture faculty member Mona Azarbayjani, has created a solar-responsive design material that transforms windows into environmentally-responsive surfaces that can simultaneously provide shade and convert sunlight into usable electric energy.

Book Examines Schools’ Resegregation in Political, Economic Context

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A new book from UNC Charlotte educators and researchers examines the desegregation and resegregation of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools over the past 40 years, putting education reform in a political and economic context.

College Associate Dean to Join Misericordia University

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Charles J. Brody, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNC Charlotte, has been named vice president of academic affairs at Misericordia University in Dallas, PA. He begins his new role at Misericordia on July 1.

Student Teams Develop Innovative, Entrepreneurial Approaches to Societal Issues

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A drive to address societal challenges proved compelling for three UNC Charlotte student teams competing in the UNC Social Entrepreneurship Conference at North Carolina A&T State University. The teams returned from the experience with an unwavering commitment to tackle society’s problems.

Criminal Justice Alumnus Retires After Over 30 Years’ Service

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After over three decades in the criminal justice profession, Concord Police Chief and UNC Charlotte alumnus Guy Smith retired on March 1, 2015. Smith graduated from UNC Charlotte in 1980 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He became interested in the field when he learned about its impact on the community.

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Events

UNC Charlotte International Film Festival: Горько/Kiss them all (Russia, 2013)
March 31, 2015 5:00 PM
Student Union Movie Theater, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
UNC Charlotte International Film Festival: Shorts from Russia and UNC Charlotte
April 01, 2015 2:30 PM
Student Union Movie Theater, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
UNC Charlotte International Film Festival: Mauvais Sang/The Night is Young (France)
April 01, 2015 5:00 PM
Student Union Movie Theater, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
Melissa Harris-Perry Is Women and Gender Studies Speaker
April 01, 2015 8:00 PM
Student Union Room 340