Research Overview

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences embraces research as a major activity at all levels, including undergraduate research experiences, graduate work, and faculty scholarship. In keeping with this focus, the college's research activities are diverse, connected to the world and its concerns, and contribute significantly to UNC Charlotte’s role as North Carolina’s urban research university.

Our award-winning faculty create a collaborative culture with researchers from across the UNC Charlotte campus and throughout the world to discover new ways of thinking and to deliver solutions in areas of greatest need. Students benefit from taking classes and conducting research with innovative, dynamic faculty members who mentor and challenge students to stretch themselves. Students gain the confidence to take risks and learn to act compassionately by working alongside their professors and fellow students in the classroom, in research settings and in the broader community.