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UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas' First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

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...
14-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte Wins APLU Degree Completion Award

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...
21-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte Partners with The Washington Center for RNC Student Learning Experience

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.
13-Nov-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Search Committee Named for UNC Charlotte's Next Chancellor

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...
29-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Evidence of the 587/586 BCE Babylonian Conquest of Jerusalem Found in Mount Zion Excavation

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...
12-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Archaeological Evidence Verifies Long-Doubted Medieval Historical Accounts of First Crusade Conquest

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...
23-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Drug Companies' Sexually Explicit Ads Reaching Too Many Young Viewers

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.
10-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gun Control Debate May Prompt Interest in Firearm Ownership

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...
10-Apr-2019 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte Economist Addresses a Decade of Growth, Offers Forecast for the Future

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...
13-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Green Light Ahead for Economy; Caution Signal for International Trade?

The economy of the United States and North Carolina continues to accelerate, yet international trade could be entering a caution zone, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says.
8-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Continued N.C. Economic Expansion Expected in 2018; Infrastructure Legislation Possible

The North Carolina economy continues to grow, and legislators will soon consider whether infrastructure spending is around the corner, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says.
13-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Slow Economic Growth Expected to Continue for North Carolina

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...
7-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

More Slow Economic Growth Forecast for North Carolina

The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte professor says.
6-Jun-2017 4:50 PM EDT

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Attacking Cancer by Working Together

26-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT

UNC Charlotte’s Analytics Frontiers Conference to Feature Nate Silver

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...
9-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST

Slow Economic Growth Projected to Continue

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....
2-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST

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