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Arbor 49er Project “Speaks for the Trees” on Campus

“I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. And I am asking you at the top of my lungs.” Many of us recognize this quote from Dr. Suess’ book The Lorax from when we were young, but as we grow up we often forget to notice the trees. One exception may be during the fall when the leaves begin to change colors. After all, the fall foliage in the mountains of North Carolina is well known... Arbor 49er Project “Speaks for the Trees” on Campus Read more >>

Watch ‘TOP’ faculty in action

The Teachers Observing Peers (TOP) Program, a new offering from the Center for Teaching and Learning, is an opportunity for faculty members to sit in on certain classes and watch how their colleagues engage their students and deliver instruction. “We know there are amazing faculty across campus, but at the same time education is a process of learning, and many instructors can take... Watch ‘TOP’ faculty in action Read more >>

International Research Team Investigates Marine Species Adaptation

It has long been known that animals can adapt to their environment through changes to their DNA, or their genetic code. More recently, research has shown that non-genetic components may be important, as well — and in some cases essential — for processes such as health, aging and development. For example, genetically identical twins, despite having identical DNA, are not copies of one another in... International Research Team Investigates Marine Species Adaptation Read more >>

Britney Phippen - Award Winner

The Graduate School and Center for Graduate Life (CGL) recently presented the annual awards for outstanding work as graduate teaching assistants to two graduate students at UNC Charlotte. GTAs play an important role at UNC Charlotte assisting faculty in a myriad of ways including teaching courses, preparing assignments, meeting with students, and grading.  All graduate teaching assistants receive... Britney Phippen - Award Winner Read more >>

Biological Sciences Professor Receives Statewide Teaching Honor

Stanley Schneider from the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is one of the recipients of the 2016 UNC Board of Governors Awards for Excellence in Teaching. This annual honor recognizes one professor at each of North Carolina’s public institutions. The 17 recipients were nominated by individual campus committees and selected by the Board of Governors’... Biological Sciences Professor Receives Statewide Teaching Honor Read more >>