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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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CLAS Students, Faculty Among Those Joining In D-Day Commemoration

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From planting American flags at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, to performing ‘Amazing Grace’ at the Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, members of the Pride of Niner Nation are representing UNC Charlotte and the United States at the 74th commemoration of D-Day. Over 40 of the student musicians are majors or double-majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
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Biologist Receives NIH R01 Grant, Holding Promise For Cancer Research

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Shan Yan, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at UNC Charlotte, has received a $1.7 million R01 research grant from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Findings are expected to offer insight into how cancers develop and to open avenues to new therapeutic strategies, especially with pancreatic cancers.
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Graduates Celebrate at May 2018 Commencement

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CLAS students and their family and friends - along with UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and dignitaries - celebrated the students' successes at the May 2018 Commencement ceremonies.
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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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