Research News

Evidence Of Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem Found in Mount Zion Excavation

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Researchers digging at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s ongoing archaeological excavation on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have announced a second significant discovery from the 2019 season – clear evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city from 587/586 BCE.
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Doctoral Student Forms Bonds Through Chemistry, Dance

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Margaret Kocherga’s story is one of a young scientist and artist who is making connections and encouraging others; discovering and sharing knowledge; and keeping a sharp eye on a dizzying array of daily tasks. Along with her research, Kocherga makes time to engage the community in science, and to also dance and teach dance.
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Archaeological Evidence Verifies Medieval Accounts Of First Crusade

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Finds at the UNC Charlotte-led archaeological dig on Jerusalem’s Mount Zion confirm previously unverified details from nearly thousand-year-old historical accounts of the First Crusade. This is history that had never been confirmed regarding the five-week siege, conquest, sack and massacre of the Fatimid (Muslim)-controlled city in July of 1099.
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Food Research Engages Faculty, Students, Community

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Being an informed citizen in a democracy necessitates understanding the people who make, and will be affected by, community decisions. The Civic Eats project seeks to help create a better informed Charlotte citizenry through a focus on the connective potential of foodways – or why we eat, what we eat, and what it means.
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Exchange Magazine 2018-19 Vol. 2

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In this issue of "Exchange," the College magazine, we stop and remember our shared values, and we consider how these touchstone values are helping our community to find the way back from the appalling events of April 30. We include a brief series of stories that highlight the importance that connections have made in the healing process.
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