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The Graduate School's role is to foster excellence in all dimensions of post-baccalaureate studies and is the primary advocate for graduate education and for graduate students at the University.  Graduate education functions to explore and advance the limits of knowledge and define the state of the art in an academic discipline.  Our purpose is to serve society's needs in specific technical and professional ways as well as the need for intellectual expansion.  In accomplishing this mission, the Graduate School values integrity, collaboration, efficiency, innovation, and inclusiveness in all that it does.

Dean's Office Hours

Mondays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm


Brizendine Named CMAA Educator of the Year

Dr. Tony Brizendine from the William States Lee College of Engineering
Anthony L. “Tony” Brizendine of the UNC Charlotte William States Lee College of Engineering was recipient of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) 2016 National Educator of the Year Award. The award was presented at the CMAA National Conference Awards Ceremony in San Diego in October. According to CMAA President and CEO, Bruce D’Agostino, CMAA bestows the Educator of the Year Award on a construction faculty member as acknowledgement of exceptional accomplishments as advisors, educators, and mentors of students who plan professional careers in Construction Management.

Mathematical Finance Program Ranks No. 18 in TFE Times

Mathematical Finance Program at UNC Charlotte
UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Mathematical Finance program ranked No. 18 in the TFE Times’ 2017 Master of Financial Engineering Program Ranking, moving up from No. 20 last year. The Mathematical Finance program currently enrolls more than 90 students.

Summer Research for Rising Seniors

Charlotte Research Scholars Program 2017 applications now open
Up to 60 UNC Charlotte rising seniors will have an opportunity to gain research experience this year through a 10-week summer research program funded by the Charlotte Research Scholars Program (CRS).

UNC Charlotte 3MT Competition Pilot Winners

Dean Tom Reynolds with 3MT competition pilot winners.
UNC Charlotte’s inaugural Three-Minute Thesis pilot January 19th saw nine brave graduate students squeeze years of work and thousands of words into a three-minute presentation using only one slide for support.

Data Science Meets Veteran Student Success

DSBA graduate student Ray Xie
Business in Charlotte is booming – and it’s just where UNC Charlotte student Ray Xie wants to be. Since 2012, home closings in Charlotte have nearly tripled. Since 2014, the number of people employed here has risen by over 50,000. June 2016 alone brought in $1.6 billion in retail sales for the area.

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17th Annual Graduate Research Symposium
March 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Monday Mindfulness & Yoga
March 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Writing Assistance
March 27, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Research Consultations with Project Mosaic
March 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Writing Assistance
March 28, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Writing Assistance
March 29, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM