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Researchers Examine Social Media Response to 2019 Campus Shooting

   January 20, 2023

by: Jessamyn Bowling, associate professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Rob Cramer, associate professor, Irwin Belk Distinguished Scholar in Health Research, Department of Public Health Sciences,...

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American College of Sports Medicine Names Professor Dave Verrill to National Committee

   January 5, 2023

The ...

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Charlotte Observer: UNC Charlotte Nursing Pioneer Turns 100. Her Gift? The State's Top Honor

   December 16, 2022

by: Anna Maria Della Costa

Elinor Caddell, a storyteller and bit of a comedian, is beginning to feel her 100 years. The aches and pains are increasing. Remembering names is hardly easy. Still, Caddell, who was instrumental in the UNC Charlotte nursing program’s founding, celebrates every day.

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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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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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