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College Faculty Publish Wide Array of Books

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Competing for Global Talent: Reseach Shows Factors Affecting Immigrant Labor

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As competition for talent heats up worldwide, UNC Charlotte researcher Qingfang Wang has identified critical factors that appear to give some communities a competitive edge. Wang’s research considers highly skilled immigrants and immigrant entrepreneurs – what attracts them, what fosters their growth and what deters them from fully using their skills and knowledge.

Researcher Works to Improve Vaccine Efficacy Using Statistical Methods

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Rapidly changing and sometimes deadly viruses create critical public health risks – and a challenge for researchers working on vaccines. UNC Charlotte researcher Yanqing Sun has accepted that challenge. For over a decade, she has collaborated with other researchers on vaccine efficacy studies, including ones looking at HIV vaccines.

Exploring Shared Roots: Performing the World of Shakespeare and Cervantes

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UNC Charlotte students this summer are creating an innovative theatrical production that combines works of two significant playwrights, while delving into topics including diversity, theatrical performance, language, history and the craft of writing. These students are studying in England, collaborating with Kingston University students, British theater professionals and a UNC Charlotte scholar.

Innovative Volunteer Program Assessment Helps Nonprofits Thrive

Communication Studies Major Receives Fulbright Grant

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Celia Karp, a communication studies major and member of the inaugural class of Levine Scholars, has received a Fulbright grant, one of three UNC Charlotte students to receive Fulbright grants for 2014-15. This September, Karp will start her year of research in Ecuador working on her Fulbright project, “Communication, Culture, and Health: Investigating Maternal Mortality in Ecuador.”  While an undergraduate student at UNC Charlotte, Karp studied abroad in Seville, Spain and volunteered as a health educator at an orphanage in Costa Rica learning about cross-cultural health communication.

August “Real Talk” Conversation to Focus on “The Invisible Man on High School and College Campuses”

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GIS: Basics and Core Functionality
August 14, 2014 12:30 PM
McEniry Room 420
Real Talk: Where Is the Black Male? The Invisible Man on H.S. & College Campuses
August 21, 2014 6:00 PM
UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. Ninth Street, Charlotte
Ethics Center Holds Annual Breakfast
September 03, 2014 7:30 AM
SACS Salon C&D
African American Male Youth Leadership Summit
September 25, 2014 8:30 AM
UNC Charlotte - exact location to be determined