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UNC Charlotte Named “Leader” for Commitment to Social Mobility and Research

   May 6, 2019

by: Julia Stullken, Master of Public Health student

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UNC Charlotte Appoints New Dean of College of Health and Human Services

   April 26, 2019

The UNC Charlotte community is pleased to welcome Catrine Tudor-Locke as dean of the College of Health and Human Services beginning August 2019. Tudor-Locke joins the University from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she is associate dean for research and administration in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Prior to her current...

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Kinesiology Student Named UNC Charlotte Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant

   April 22, 2019

Kinesiology master’s student Kaitie Wilkers has been named a UNC Charlotte Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) for 2018-19.

The Graduate School hosts the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award annually to honor top TAs nominated by faculty supervisors for...

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Grant Funds New Active Learning Classroom

   April 15, 2019

A recent $67,000 grant from Steelcase Education’s Active Learning Center will help UNC Charlotte further advance its goals to increase active learning instruction on campus. The grant will fund a new active learning classroom in the College of Health and Human Services.

Active learning is an instruction approach that encourages student engagement, collaboration and creativity in the...

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The Helping Hands of Our Community: A New Podcast

   April 10, 2019

by: Roger Suclupe, Clinical Assistant Professor and MSW Part-time Program Coordinator

My great colleague and friend Drew Reynolds and I are excited to announce the official launch of our podcast, The Helping...

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Student Spotlight: Chandradai Chandler

   March 29, 2019

Chandradai Chandler will be the first to tell you that she is not your typical student at UNC Charlotte.

At 58, she was the oldest undergraduate selected to be an Orientation Counselor (OC) for the 2018 OC class, but she explains that her people-person personality, life experiences, and the fact that she is an immigrant, a wife, and a mother of two, made her perfect for the job.

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The New Delhi Nurse

   March 28, 2019

Senior nursing student Maggie Johnson has been selected for a prestigious research award from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The award will allow Johnson to travel to India after graduation to continue her work with a non-profit supporting health literacy and accessibility for the families of children...

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Rural Mortality Rates: A Cause for Concern

   February 28, 2019

by: Julia Stulken, Master of Public Health student

A recent report in the American Journal of Public Health discusses the importance of where a person lives in determining...

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WalletHub Ask The Expert: Professor Alicia Dahl

   February 25, 2019
With health-care reform still a hot issue, WalletHub.com asked a panel of experts to weigh in on the current presidential administration’s policies and give advice on building good personal health. Click the link below to read UNC Charlotte public health professor Alicia Dahl's take on trending questions in the field.
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Southminster Scholarship Helps Grad Student Pursue Career Advocating for Older Adults

   February 19, 2019

Emmy Ballard, a second year graduate student in the Master of Gerontology program, is the 2019 Southminster scholarship recipient for her commitment to working with older populations.

Since beginning her undergraduate major in recreational therapy, Ballard knew she...

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