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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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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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Global Studies Professor Awarded Prestigious Luce/ACLS Fellowship

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Joyce Dalsheim, a cultural anthropologist in the Department of Global Studies, has been selected as a 2018 Luce/ACLS Fellow in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs. She will use her ethnographic research in Israel/Palestine to engage in a critical examination of the relationship between sovereignty and liberation, focusing on questions of religion and religious freedom. Her work adds new perspective to a broad set of interdisciplinary conversations on secularism and citizenship in the modern world.
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New Collaboration Seeks To Increase Life Sciences Graduates, With NSF Support

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Academically talented, low-income students who want to study biological sciences can find life-changing opportunities through a new regional partnership among UNC Charlotte, Gaston College and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. This innovative initiative is possible as a result of $4.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program. The collaborative effort seeks to increase the number of students who complete both
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Colleagues Remember Beloved English Professor

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Anita West Moss, 74, professor of English, died Wednesday, April 11 following a brief illness. Described as an avid reader, lover of fine film and theater, enlightened conversationalist, and progressive intellectual, Moss joined UNC Charlotte's Department of English in 1972 and continued teaching until a week before her death.
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