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Ageism: The Overlooked Intersection, featuring Ashton Applewhite

   September 14, 2022

Ageism: featuring Ashton Applewhite
 
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Wahler-Gardenour Fellowship to Benefit Underrepresented Social Work Students

   September 7, 2022

With gratitude, the...

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School of Nursing Seeking Initial Accreditation with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

   September 2, 2022

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Postdoctoral Researcher Teams Up with Dean Tudor-Locke

   August 24, 2022

Agnes Bucko overcame many odds since her parents migrated from Poland. As a first-generation American citizen, she is now leading the next generation of public health research.

Each year, students who have finished a Ph.D. apply for research positions all over the world.

“Research is happening all the time in all types of settings,” explained Agnes Bucko, a...

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Public Health Department Teaches Class on the Science Behind Happiness

   August 12, 2022

In the last 20 years, happiness has emerged as a study with a scientific basis. UNC Charlotte faculty and students are finding how it can teach us all to lead better and more rewarding lives.  

At the height of the pandemic, two public health professors—Deborah Beete and...

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UNC Charlotte Student Shares Perspective on Ukraine and Her Home Country’s Crisis

   July 19, 2022

Sasha Zabelski’s parents fled Ukraine months before she was born. Now she rediscovers a connection to her home country through political activism and outreach on the conflict.

Ukrainian Immigrants Begin New Life in U.S.

Before she was born, Sasha Zabelski’s parents fled to New York City from Kiev. It had been two years since the fall of the Soviet...

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The Charlotte Ledger: Lifelike simulators at UNC Charlotte’s School of Nursing give students hands-on practice

   July 19, 2022

Story by Michael J. Solender (The Charlotte Ledger)

Early in nursing educator Melinda Pierce’s teaching career, her students practiced administering injections into the flesh of an orange instead of a patient. 

Today, Pierce’s teaching tools don’t involve citrus...

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Mother and Daughter Team Advocate and Teach Policy in School of Social Work

   July 19, 2022

Rett Liles spent much of her legal career as a voice for children in the courtroom. Now she joins her mother at UNC Charlotte, bringing practical wisdom and legal experience as an adjunct professor in the School of Social Work.

Stepping Away from the Courtroom

Rett Liles spent most of her career defending the well-being of children in court. She earned her law degree...

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National Aquatics Leader Roy Fielding Commemorated by Belk Gym Pool Dedication

   July 13, 2022

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Looking Back Home: Student Creates Nonprofit to Support the African Town That Raised Him

   June 9, 2022

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