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.
UNC Charlotte researchers Dr. Daniel Janies and Adriano De Bernardi Schneider were featured on WSOC Channel 9 in a segment covering the Zika virus. They are among a group of University faculty and graduate students, studying the Zika outbreak and developing ways to control it.
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John David Smith, the Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History, is the 2016 recipient of First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, UNC Charlotte’s most prestigious faculty award in recognition of excellence in research.
A ceremony was held Tuesday, April 12, at the Harris Alumni Center to formally honor Smith. Each year since 1987, the University with support from First Citizens Bank, presents this award to recognize and foster the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and creative endeavors.
UNC Charlotte alumnus Bobbie Cavnar of Gaston County is the North Carolina Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017. Cavnar, an English teacher, completed his master’s degree in English at UNC Charlotte in 2011. This is his 17th year in the teaching profession; he has taught since 2003 at South Point High School in Belmont.
Winners of the 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium were named at the event, held Saturday, April 2, in the J. Murrey Atkins Library. The Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG,) in collaboration with the Graduate School, Center for Graduate Life and Atkins Library, with sponsorship from the Charlotte Research Institute, organize the symposium annually to share and celebrate graduate student research of all types, while encouraging interdisciplinary learning, at UNC Charlotte.
The top presenters for each category are as follows: