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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

The Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Presents Analysis of 'The State of Housing in Charlotte'

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.
22-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Women Scarce in the One Percent

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...
13-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNC Charlotte Alum Keeps 49ers Basketball Team in Peak Condition

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.
29-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Guatemalan Immigrant and Recognized Teacher of the Year Inspires the Next Generation

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...
9-Oct-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Charlotte and Tresata Announce Partnership to Make Charlotte One of the Healthiest Cities by 2025

In celebration of Public Health Week, UNC Charlotte and Tresata announced a far reaching new partnership designed to make Charlotte, N.C. one of the healthiest cities in the world by 2025.
9-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte Names Mike Hill of the University of Florida as 49ers Athletics Director

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...
1-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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​​UNC Charlotte’s 2018 Analytics Frontiers Conference to Focus on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning ​​

The Data Science Initiative at UNC Charlotte will convene the 2018 Analytics Frontiers Conference from 8 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, at the Ritz-Carlton in Uptown Charlotte.
28-Feb-2018 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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Social Work Professor's Research Shows Implicit Bias by Institutions

8-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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