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UNC Charlotte to help carry on Mebane Foundation legacy through historic gift

UNC Charlotte’s Cato College of Education, a leader in literacy instruction and research, has been selected by the Mebane Foundation to help continue its legacy of supporting innovation in literacy education in North Carolina and beyond through a...
10-May-2023 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Advanced computing at UNC Charlotte indicates current antibodies effective against newly emergent SARS-CoV-2 XBB.1.5

A team at UNC Charlotte and Tuple, a Charlotte-based genomics consulting firm, has used artificial intelligence to rapidly assess the public health implications of the newly emergent SARS-CoV-2 XBB.1.5 variant. Results from simulations run by the...
16-Feb-2023 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Antibody invented at Charlotte shows promise for pancreatic cancer treatment

An antibody that was invented at UNC Charlotte could be used to curb pancreatic cancer relapse and metastasis, a new UNC Charlotte study has found. Pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common type of cancer, but it is the fourth-leading cause of...
1-Dec-2022 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UNC Charlotte, City of Charlotte, Duke Energy win prestigious Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Cleantech Award for curbside electric vehicle charging technology

UNC Charlotte, the city of Charlotte and Duke Energy have been named the recipient of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Cleantech award by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster for their collaborative initiative PoleVolt™, which uses...
10-Nov-2022 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Charlotte researchers part of NSF-supported center investigating ‘healthier’ buildings

Could the design of a hospital or a school affect the germs that can spread within it? UNC Charlotte bioinformatics professor Anthony Fodor is part of a team seeking to find out. He is among the group of researchers undertaking an effort to better...
11-Aug-2022 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Charlotte 49ers Unveil EverGreen Athletics Facilities Master Vision

The Charlotte 49ers Athletics Department has announced its EverGreen Athletics Facilities Master Vision, which will integrate into UNC Charlotte’s overall campus master plan that is being updated. EverGreen includes substantial upgrades to...
24-May-2022 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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13th class of Levine Scholars to join UNC Charlotte

UNC Charlotte’s Levine Scholars Program has selected 22 young leaders from across the United States who will be the members of the 13th class of the University’s prestigious and academically competitive scholarship program.
3-May-2022 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New UNC Charlotte research center to drive pandemic preparedness and prevention

The key to preventing another global pandemic may be found at UNC Charlotte. Expanding upon the University’s award-winning development of a novel COVID-19 wastewater surveillance program and rapidly growing success in bioinformatics, the...
9-Feb-2022 1:50 PM 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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