News

Guiding Principals
Preparing school leaders to make a positive impact
   August 23, 2023

Straun Alexander was in a classroom chatting with other aspiring principals when he received a tap on the shoulder. A parent needed to see him right away, he was told. 

Waiting for Alexander in another room was a parent, angry because her son was suspended after getting into a fight started by another student....

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Shaping the Future of the Queen City
Charlotte alumna Alyson Craig is planning for the long term
   August 21, 2023

Up to 100 residents arrive in Charlotte daily, which means there is no shortage of people or jobs. The challenge is improving how people navigate the city while managing its overall development.

“It’s what I call growing pains,” said Alyson Craig ’13 M.S., who serves as planning director for the city of Charlotte. “...

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LaNoticia Honors Senior Lecturer Susan Cisneros
Susana Cisneros ’09 M.A. is one of this year’s recipients of the Latin American Excelente Award
   August 18, 2023

Susana Cisneros ’09 M.A. is among this year’s recipients of the Latin American Excelente Award. Presented by the Spanish language newspaper LaNoticia, the awards recognize...

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Yash Tadimalla at HLPF
Yash Tadimalla Represents UNC Charlotte at the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Tadimalla is a doctoral student and President of the Graduate and Professional Student Government
   August 17, 2023
Yeswanth (Yash) Tadimalla is a doctoral student in the College of Computing & Informatics and President of the Graduate and Professional Student Government. He recently attended the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2023. Yash describes his experience as, "Two unforgettable weeks of growth, connection, and impact at the United Nations...

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Architecture Professor's House Design Wins States Top Prize
Marc Manack, Associate Professor of Architecture awarded the 2023 George Matsumoto Prize
   August 17, 2023

A house designed, built and owned by Marc Manack, associate professor of architecture, with his firm SILO AR+D, was awarded the 2023 ...

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Shan Yan in lab - credit Queen City News

Cutting-edge cancer research right here in Charlotte (Queen City News)
Shan Yan is laser-focused on something scientists know little about but are trying to understand
   August 16, 2023

News Published by Annie Szatkowski at Queen City News – When you think about cutting-edge cancer research, names like Mayo Clinic and maybe Johns Hopkins come to mind, but that same groundbreaking research is happening right here in the Queen City. UNC Charlotte has received...

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Daryl Kerr Joins as Faculty Associate
Dr. Daryl Kerr Joins Reynolds Center for Graduate Life and Learning as Faculty Associate for Graduate Teaching
   August 15, 2023
Dr. Daryl L. Kerr recently joined the Thomas L. Reynolds Center for Graduate Life and Learning as Faculty Associate. In his new role, Kerr will work with graduate students on their public speaking and presentation skills, teaching two newly developed courses: GRAD 6000/8000 The Art of Public Speaking and GRAD 6000/8000 Communication and Leadership in the Workplace.  He will also provide...

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A Scared Space
Alumnus Kevin Donaldson takes action to restore historic Cedar Grove Cemetery
   August 10, 2023

When Kevin Donaldson ’21 first visited Cedar Grove Cemetery last year, he found sunken graves, toppled gravestones, piles of trash and more than 90 trees and tangled vines destroying gravesites.

“There are folks who still come out and visit graves, but someone older likely could not do so safely,” Donaldson...

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Congratulations to the 2023-24 Graduate Teaching Fellows
Graduate School Names 2023-24 Teaching Fellows
   August 8, 2023
Students representing a broad cross-section of UNC Charlotte graduate programs were selected recently to participate in the 2023-24 Graduate School Teaching Fellows program.  Fellows receive a $3,000 award and participate in a two-semester training program for doctoral students pursuing careers in college-level teaching.  Named as Graduate Teaching Fellows for 2023-24 are:...

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Stronger Together
A Call for Gender-Inclusive Leadership in Business Schools
   August 8, 2023

Business schools create and disseminate research in diversity, equity and inclusion, yet, gender inequity persists in their leadership ranks, says a new paper led by Charlotte Belk College of Business Professor Janaki Gooty. The paper’s authors offer...

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