After seeing a drop in April and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, single-family home sales in the Charlotte region are surging back, according to an update from UNC Charlotte’s Childress Klein Center for Real Estate (CKCRE), part of the Belk College of Business.
The Charlotte 49ers, UNC Charlotte’s Division I intercollegiate athletics program, today unveiled a highly anticipated new brand identity that is expected to become a rallying point for all of Niner Nation and the broader Charlotte community. This is the first update to the Charlotte 49ers athletic mark since 2000.
John Connaughton, UNC Charlotte professor of financial economics, presents the quarterly Barings/UNC Charlotte NC Economic Forecast. In the forecast, he discussed the economic effects of COVID-19 and the outlook for the state's economic recovery.
UNC Charlotte announces new leadership for three academic areas--business, engineering, and urban research and community engagement--pivotal to the University’s mission to serve the greater Charlotte region and beyond.
UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolinas' first School of Data Science. The interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to expand on its programs in the field and open up the growing and diverse field of data science to students with varied career interests.
UNC Charlotte is recognized as a national leader in the effort to develop comprehensive programs to increase student retention and graduation rates by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU); the organization named the University the winner of its 2019 Degree Completion Award.
Through a partnership with The Washington Center, UNC Charlotte will host hundreds of students from across the country for an extraordinary two-week educational program during next summer's Republican National Convention.
The economy of the United States and North Carolina, as of July 2019, is now experiencing the longest economic expansion since 1854. While at a modest rate, the national and state economies do continue to grow, and this consistent, decade-long expansion is significant, professor and economist John Connaughton said.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Board of Trustees has named its search committee to begin the process of recommending finalists for consideration to become the next chancellor of UNC Charlotte, following Philip L. Dubois’ previously announced plans to retire effective June 30, 2020.
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.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte-led archaeological dig on Jerusalem’s Mount Zion has been going on for over a decade. This year's findings confirm previously unverified details from nearly thousand-year-old historical accounts of the First Crusade.
Research indicates that virtually every day, millions of children and adolescents are being bombarded by sexually explicit direct-to-consumer advertising, despite pharmaceutical CEOs’ claims to the contrary.
Dr. Laura Gunn, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, and colleagues found that while violent attacks cause interest in gun control to spike, the rise in gun control debate may lead to increases in searches related to purchasing a gun more than the violent attacks themselves.
The Charlotte region has a population that is growing faster than its housing stock. As a result, prices are rising for all housing faster than inflation. This increase in prices is affecting both owner-occupied and rental properties.
Men hold nearly all primary breadwinning positions in top income households, and the glass ceiling that has hindered women's advancement in the workplace is more extensive than previously thought, a new study by University of North Carolina at Charlotte researcher Jill Yavorsky and colleagues finds.
The University is transitioning its undergraduate athletic training program to a Master of Science in Athletic Training program in the spring, providing students like Adam Jordan with advanced educational opportunities.
Emily Francis, the 2016 Cabarrus County (N.C.) Schools Teacher of the Year, looks back at her journey—from a one room shack in Guatemala, to a New York airport facing immigration authorities, to crossing the stage at UNC Charlotte to accept a graduate degree.
Chancellor Philip L. Dubois has announced the appointment of Mike Hill as the next Director of Athletics at UNC Charlotte. Hill, currently Executive Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs at the University of Florida, will assume his responsibilities on March 15 and be introduced at a public news conference on March 6.
Charter Schools in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County are directly and indirectly undermining school district efforts to desegregate public schools, according to a new study released by the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA with researchers at UNC Charlotte.
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program is again named one of the top programs in the nation, ranking No. 16 in TFE Times’ 2018 Master of Financial Engineering program rankings.
Researchers from Ohio State and UNC Charlotte found that three months after the birth of their first child, on days when couples were not working, men were most often relaxing while women did housework or child care.
In a paper forthcoming in the November issue of the journal Theriogenology, a team of researchers from UNC Charlotte and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI), announced the first successful drying and rehydration of domestic cat spermatozoa using a rapid microwave dehydration method.
The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, with strong indicators from low unemployment rates and long-term projections for GDP growth, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says.
For humanitarian contributions to the field of industrial-organizational psychology, UNC Charlotte professor Steven Rogelberg was named the inaugural recipient of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Humanitarian Award.
Twenty-three young leaders from high schools across the United States comprise the eighth, and largest, class of UNC Charlotte’s Levine Scholars Program; they will join the University, starting this fall.
A team from the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture has won the 2017 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Small Project Practitioners (SPP) Small Project Design Competition. The winning design honoring the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting will be donated to the LGBT Center of Central Fla.
UNC Charlotte clinical nursing professor Kathleen Jordan is leading grant-funded research to aid medical professionals and social workers who examine and care for children who have been sexually abused.
UNC Charlotte researchers have examined more than a million tweets sent during the protests of the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte in September 2016. This research holds implications for understanding the role of cluster tweets and other public relations strategies in relation to online activism.Their paper “From Cluster Tweets to Retweets: A Big Data, Rhetorical Exploration of Digital Social Advocacy in the Context of the Charlotte Protests on Twitter” recently won the “Boston University Award for the Top Paper about Public Relations and the Social and Emerging Media.”
The Analytics Frontiers Conference at UNC Charlotte has emerged as the region’s leading forum on data science; this event is an outgrowth of the University’s Data Science Initiative that positions UNC Charlotte at the center of the data analytics revolution. This year’s Analytics Frontiers Conference expands to three days, Wednesday through Friday, March 29-31, at the Ritz-Carlton in uptown Charlotte. Participants will have access to speakers and panel discussions devoted to leveraging new analytical techniques, tools and infrastructure to improve their competitive advantage and efficiencies. Leading statistician Nate Silver, founder of FiveThirtyEight.com, will be the conference’s keynote speaker. Silver is noted for his innovative analyses of political polling. He gained national attention during the 2008 presidential election when he correctly predicted the result of primaries and the presidential winner in 49 states. In 2012, he predicted accurate outcomes for all 50 states.
The national and state economies will continue the slow growth pattern in 2017 that has continued for the past seven-plus years, but North Carolina will need to focus on productivity growth this year, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton. Connaughton emphasized during his quarterly talk that productivity growth should be the focus of the state in 2017.
The sounds that fill hospital rooms can take on a discordant tone, as life-sustaining equipment beeps, hisses and blares. Chapel Hill nonprofit DooR to DooR breaks through the noise, bringing to health care settings the sounds of a different healing sort, as documented in the new film “The Acoustics of Care.”With this documentary, UNC Charlotte researcher Margaret Quinlan and colleagues profile DooR to DooR, founded by Joy Javits to bring performing, literary and visual artists to health care settings. The film shows how the arts can introduce more soothing sounds and sights into health care settings to facilitate healing.
The 2017 UNC Charlotte Veterans' Health Conference will emphasize biopsychosocial issues related to reintegration, including physical health challenges faced by this population and access to and use of services among veterans, service members and their families, including potential strategies for supporting reintegration to their life roles in the community.
The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University, and MDRC, an independent research organization, are conducting a study of technology-mediated advising at UNC Charlotte, Montgomery County Community College in Pennsylvania and at California State University, Fresno.
UNC Charlotte has a robust history of regional engagement that supports economic development, community engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. In recognition of this strong commitment, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has designated UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.
The economy is continuing to grow, albeit slowly. Post-election and throughout 2017, the economic forecast pattern will continue, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton today during the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $4 million grant to UNC Charlotte researchers to develop a multidisciplinary research program called Virtual Information Fabric Infrastructure (VIFI) that will create new ways to manage, use and share Big Data and analytic results
Traditional age-based grade levels may be hampering the progress of millions of K-12 students in the United States and should be a target for reform, according to a new study co-authored by a UNC Charlotte education professor.