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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.



UNC Charlotte - State of São Paulo Continue Joint Research and Funding

Dr. Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UNC Charlotte
UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School and the State of São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP; http://fapesp.br/en) enter into their fourth round of funding Charlotte and São Paulo based researchers in a joint initiative known as the SPRINT Program, (São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration).  The program’s overarching goal is to initiate research projects that grow into larger efforts which attract funding from FAPESP and the U.S.

Graduate Student to Ring Bell at Commencement

Abhimanyu Dhone
Abhimanyu Dhone, who receives his master’s degree in electrical engineering this Saturday,  will ring the UNC Charlotte bell at the afternoon commencement ceremony.   Ringing the bell is an honorable tradition that recognizes an outstanding graduating student leader who has demonstrated exemplary 49er spirit through their involvement with organizations, voluntarism, and/or service to

Graduate School Recognizes 2015-2016 Graduate Teaching Assistants

2015-2016 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants
The 2015-2016 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants, from left; Rahul Upadhyay, Mechanical Engineering and Britney Phippen, Department of Biological Sciences.

UNC Charlotte Researchers Featured on WSOC

Zika virus screenshot
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. Read/view Joe Bruno's story.

Noted Historian John David Smith Awarded First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

2016 First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal
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.

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New Graduate Teaching Assistant Fall Training
August 19, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM