A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua
May 4, 2017
A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The 30 students from degree programs across campus eschewed familiar vacation destinations to travel to Nicaragua on a volunteer medical mission...
49er Perspective: Respiratory Therapy Student Dean Van Hart
April 25, 2017
49er Perspective tells the story of the College of Health and Human Services through the eyes of students.
by: BSRT student Dean VanHart
I have worked my way through life, and started my educational journey by working while taking classes, both full-time, to receive my Associates Degree in...
Senior Kinesiology Major Named Student Employee of the Year
April 13, 2017
Student Employee of the Year Stacey Myers plans to put her work experience with Recreational Services to use as a graduate assistant this fall.
A student in the Department of Kinesiology, Myers is scheduled to graduate in May, after which she will oversee personal fitness at the University of...
Student-Led Public Health Research Targets Mosquito Hotspots
April 11, 2017
As temperatures spike each spring, mosquitos start to swarm. They bring with them an increased risk of mosquito-borne diseases and a need to understand how to guard against these pesky – and at times –dangerous insects.
Researchers at UNC Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County...
A Name You Should Know: Health Services Research Student Shweta Shah
March 23, 2017
On a campus hosting more than 28,000 students, UNC Charlotte welcomes around 2,000 international students each year. With students both domestic and international creating the bright and diverse student population at UNC Charlotte, one international health services research PhD student has...
Survey to Address Student Perception of Campus Climate
March 20, 2017
Sexual assault on college campuses is a national epidemic; 1 in 4 women report being assaulted during their time in college, impacting their emotional and physical health and academic success.
Along with a myriad of other prevention efforts, the federal and state governments have prioritized the...