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UNC Charlotte Appoints Diversity and Inclusion Leader

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Sharon L. Gaber announced today the appointment of UNC Charlotte Professor Cheryl Waites Spellman, Ed.D., to the role of interim special assistant to the chancellor for diversity and inclusion, effective Sept. 16.
8-Sep-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte's Childress Klein Center for Real Estate Issues State of Housing in Charlotte Update

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...
23-Jul-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Charlotte 49ers launch bold new identity

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...
23-Jun-2020 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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NC Economic Forecast: Recovery Could Take Years

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.
28-May-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte Welcomes 11th Class of Prestigious Levine Scholarship Program

Twenty-one young leaders from across the United States have been selected as the 11th class of UNC Charlotte’s Levine Scholars Program, the University’s most prestigious merit-based scholarship. 
11-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Deans for Colleges of Business, Engineering and Associate Provost for Urban Research and Community Engagement Named

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.
6-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNC Charlotte Center City Named in Honor of Philip L. and Lisa Lewis Dubois

UNC Charlotte is recognizing the legacy of retiring Chancellor Philip L. Dubois and First Lady Lisa Lewis Dubois by renaming the University’s uptown Charlotte Center City Building in their honor
5-May-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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 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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