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UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence

UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence
   September 18, 2020

The UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence is one of the most important and prestigious traditions at UNC Charlotte.  This award honors outstanding non-tenure track teachers on our campus and provides an example of the University’s commitment to excellence in teaching.

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Goldwater Scholars Materials for Anti-Racism Initiative

Goldwater Scholars Materials for Anti-Racism Initiative
   June 9, 2020

Materials for an anti-racism initiative have been created by a group of Goldwater Scholars, forwarded by UNC Charlotte scholar Megan Mitchem (Gaston College, BIO) [Current SPARC4 scholar at UNCC]. Although it is directed toward those in STEM, the message is far broader and appropriate for all. Thanks to Megan and the other scholars for their ambitious and...

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Faculty Honored With College Awards For Their Exceptional Teaching

Faculty Honored With College Awards For Their Exceptional Teaching
   May 12, 2020

In recognition of their exceptional teaching and abilities to connect with students, Didier Dréau, Andrew Goff and Angela Jakeway have received the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Excellence in Teaching Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Biology Graduate Student Honored as Top Teaching Assistant

   April 13, 2020

Nitika, Ph.D., Biological Sciences, and Caroline Brinegar, MA, Geography, were recently designated UNC Charlotte’s most Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants (TA). 

The pair were recognized remotely as part of the University’s effort to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.  Each received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, which includes $1,000 and a plaque.

The...

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Genome Integrity Group

Research Highlights of GIG Members
   February 12, 2020

The Genome Integrity Group (GIG) at UNC Charlotte is made up of a collaborative  group of investigators involved in interdisciplinary research to understand DNA replication, recombination, damage and repair mechanisms in cancer and other human diseases. The GIG at UNC Charlotte aims to develop novel technologies and methodologies to...

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Biology Doctoral Student Grows Impact through Research

Biology Doctoral Student Grows Impact through Research
   December 10, 2019

As UNC Charlotte biology doctoral student Farida Yasmin advances her research into the wild soybean and its potential to address worldwide food scarcity, she continues to grow her impact and her knowledge.

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Hands-on Cancer Research

   July 26, 2019
Priyanka Grover’s pancreatic cancer research at UNC Charlotte is paving her way from North Carolina to Cambridge, Massachusetts. This month, just weeks after receiving her Ph.D. in biology, she heads to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in hopes of helping to create a more efficient drug discovery process to benefit cancer patients. Named a 2019 Leader of Tomorrow in biotechnology, Grover...

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UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH LEADS ALUM TO YALE AND DUKE MEDICAL

   July 16, 2019

Shan Yan had a spot open in his lab for an undergraduate student, but the associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences made it clear to Jude Raj '16 that he was...

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UNC Charlotte, Gaston College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Grow Collaboration, With NIH Support

   January 23, 2019

UNC Charlotte, Gaston College, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Grow Collaboration, With NIH Support

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Doctoral Student Studies Soybean To Address Poverty, Hunger Issues

Doctoral Student Studies Soybean To Address Poverty, Hunger Issues
   October 29, 2018

Keeping her native land of Bangladesh close to her heart, Farida Yasmin has come to UNC Charlotte to research the woes of the soybean, which, as a critical global resource, provides more than half of the world’s vegetable oils and proteins.

Yasmin is seeking ways to improve the plant’s resistance to the most devastating pest affecting the soybean worldwide – the soybean cyst nematode,...

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