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Statement Emphasizing Community as a Core Value of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Chancellor Dubois, in his January 30, 2017 statement, highlights that President Trump’s recent executive orders regarding banning refugee admission into our country for 120 days and the travel from seven Muslim-majority nations for 90 days, has sparked considerable confusion and concern.  Additionally, this and other proposed actions have caused a rise in activism and tensions across the country.  UNC Charlotte’s leadership continues to monitor the unfolding interpretations of the president’s mandates.

In the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNC Charlotte, we want to re-emphasize our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to illuminate our goal of providing a safe learning environment that is free from harassment,

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Philosopher Receives Fellowship to Study Structural Racism, Linguistic Communication

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Andrea Pitts, an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at UNC Charlotte, has received a six-month Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. With the fellowship, Pitts will work on a book project in fall 2018, analyzing structural racism and linguistic communication.
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Student Researcher Perseveres, Earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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UNC Charlotte’s Devin Clegg sees a strong linkage between his selection for a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and lessons he learned when conducting biological sciences research and playing football. Clegg is affiliated with the research labs of marine biologist Adam Reitzel and molecular and cell biologist Richard Chi.
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Professor of German Earns University International Education Honor

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For her transformational impact on international education at UNC Charlotte, Anabel Aliaga-Buchenau, associate professor of German, is the 2018 recipient of the International Education Faculty Award. Notable contributions include a keen focus on expanding opportunities for students to study, work and intern abroad, with a parallel focus on growing community partnerships to support students. She also has grown academic offerings and community outreach.
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Teaching Excellence Honorees Find Innovative Solutions to Meet Students’ Needs

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A classroom approach in which students seek solutions to problems rooted in real meteorological data; non-traditional teaching techniques to help students grasp organic chemistry; and a focus on students choosing research projects geared to their interests are just some of the innovative, hands-on approaches this year’s CLAS Excellence in Teaching Awards recipients use to challenge students.
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