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Cultivating Sustainability Game Changers in Higher Education with Dr. Plaxedes Chitiyo

   December 1, 2022

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Eric Webb (MS, 2020) Wins Outstanding Master's Thesis Award

   November 9, 2022

Eric Webb, MS Earth Sciences in Fall 2020, is the winner of the 2023 Outstanding Master's Thesis Award from the UNC Charlotte Graduate School in the “Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering” category. Eric joined UNC Charlotte after finishing his BS in Meteorology from NC State, and his Masters thesis was titled “Reanalysis of the Extended Multivariate ENSO Index”. Eric wrote in his...

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Dr. Heather Smith Named Interim Department Chair

   November 1, 2022

With Dr. Thomas stepping into her new role as Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Heather Smith will be taking over as Interim Department Chair for the remainder of the accademic year. 

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NSF Funded Study Abroad Summer Program in Thailand

   November 1, 2022

Join an interactive research experience in Thailand to learn about tropical food systems while growing your skills in remote sensing data analytics and land-use science. This 8-week summer program/course is FULLY funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). It provides undergraduate and graduate students, particularly students from underrepresented groups, a unique opportunity to study the...

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Recent Graduate, Claire Patrick, Received a National Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship

   October 18, 2022

One summer morning, Claire Patrick ’22 and her mentor, urban geographer Colleen Hammelman, settled in at a Colombian bakery on Atlanta’s Buford Highway. A bell over the door chimed an alert to people’s comings-and-goings, while the aroma of oranges scented the air in the bustling, inviting neighborhood spot.

Patrick and ...

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Dr. Harry Campbell

   October 9, 2022

We are immensely sad to share that Dr. Harry Campbell passed away Saturday, Oct 8. Dr. Campbell’s wisdom, his dedication to students, his fellowship, and laugh will be missed immensely. His impacts and influences are far-reaching to all of the students he guided, in the support and friendship he provided to colleagues, to his dedication to UNC Charlotte, and to his work in applied geography...

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Urban Forestry and Environmental Injustice: Past, Present, and Future with Dr. Dexter Locke

   September 23, 2022

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Terry Shirley Named Finalist for UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence

   September 6, 2022

Terry Shirley Jr., Senior Lecturer is one of this year’s finalists for the UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence. Recipients for each award will be announced Friday, Sept. 30, at the UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

Shirley exudes passion....

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Two GES Faculty named Gambrell Faculty Fellows

   August 22, 2022

Dr. Katherine Idziorek and Dr. Michelle Zuñiga were named Gambrell Faculty Fellows. 

As the Charlotte region reckons with both the immediate aftermath of COVID-19 and longstanding challenges such as segregation and educational inequities, the ...

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UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS PARTNER WITH GASTON COUNTY

   August 10, 2022

UNC Charlotte researchers and the Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services have created the Gaston Water Map, a website with tools that map known groundwater quality in the county. The site also provides resources on best practices households can use to...

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