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UNC Charlotte Opens the Carolinas’ First Interdisciplinary School of Data Science

   January 14, 2020

UNC Charlotte has opened the Carolinas’ first School of Data Science. This interdisciplinary school allows UNC Charlotte to expand on its programs in the field and open up the growing and diverse field of data science to students with varied career interests. The School of Data Science is planning to offer the state’s only bachelor’s program in data science beginning in fall 2020, pending...

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Nursing Master's Grad Joins Effort to Expand Care in Small Town NC

   January 10, 2020

While many 49er nursing graduates start their careers in the urban sprawl of Charlotte, the School of Nursing is now also leading the way in increasing the number of advanced practice nurses in more rural areas.

Recent master’s...

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New Program Offers Opportunities for Future Behavioral Healthcare Leaders

   November 27, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work and Cardinal Innovations Healthcare have teamed up to launch the Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Academy, a program for students at UNC Charlotte interested in pursuing leadership-based careers in behavioral healthcare....

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VIDEO: Army Veteran Pursues Career Helping Fellow Soldiers Recover

   November 11, 2019

After being deployed on active duty in Afghanistan, ...

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Q & A: Public Health Research Sheds Light on Important Factor in Suicide Prevention

   October 28, 2019

New research co-led by UNC Charlotte public health associate professor Robert Cramer is providing insights into important factors related to suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Cramer and colleagues used data from a cross-national study of suicide among young adults aged...

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Research to Examine Effectiveness of Bystander Intervention for Violence Prevention in At-Risk Groups

   October 16, 2019

A new grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke to investigate the effectiveness of a national violence prevention program while receiving valuable mentorship and professional development in the process.

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Dr. Dena Evans Elected President of North Carolina Council of Higher Education

   October 2, 2019

Dr. Dena Evans has been elected President of North Carolina Council of Higher Education.

Evans, who serves as the director of the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, was selected for a two-year term as leader of the organization comprised of deans and directors from Schools of Nursing in North Carolina.

The purpose of the Council is the serve the people of North Carolina by...

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University City Program Offers One-Stop Shop for Underserved Children and Families

   September 11, 2019

A small group of children walk out of the Atrium Health University City hospital cafeteria and head directly to the crafts table. Volunteer students from UNC Charlotte’s School of Social Work greet them with smiling faces and art supplies in hand. A loud buzz fills the lobby of as only the voices of young kids can do, while little hands craft get well soon cards for hospital patients.

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How Do I Help Students Learn Better?

   September 9, 2019

by: Dr. Tricia Turner, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology

This month’s Story From the Frontline is from Dr. Tricia Turner, a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, who received one...

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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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