MBA students use class concepts to find recycling solutions

Amy Drew never imagined that digging through trash at the break of dawn would be part of her Master of Business Administration studies. Yet, that is exactly what she and classmates did to gain crucial data for an MBA operations management course last fall.

Research to advance study of leader effectiveness in online settings

A Center for Leadership Science interdisciplinary research team is receiving a $692,881 federal grant to discover new ways to enhance leader and team effectiveness in online environments, using artificial intelligence technologies and diverse fields of expertise.

Bioinformatics professor discovers surprising evolutionary pattern in landmark yeast study

Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics Abigail Leavitt LaBella has co-led an ambitious research study — published this week in the widely influential journal Science — that reports intriguing findings made through innovative artificial intelligence analysis about yeasts.

Groundbreaking study reveals potential diagnostic marker for Multiple sclerosis years before symptom onset

Categories: Research Tags: College of Science, Research

A new study published today in Nature Medicine unveils a significant breakthrough in the understanding and early detection of multiple sclerosis (MS). Researchers have identified a unique autoantibody signature present in approximately 10% of patients with MS years before the onset of clinical symptoms.

UNC Charlotte researchers to lead community science heat mapping campaign

Categories: Research Tags: CHESS, Research

This summer, the Charlotte Heat Mappers, a coalition of community organizations, nonprofits and government entities led by UNC Charlotte’s Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences, will oversee a community science campaign to map variations in urban heat across the city. Charlotte is one of 14 U.S. communities and four international cities selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to join its 2024 Urban Heat Island mapping campaign. This effort is designed to identify areas where people are most at risk during extreme heat waves.

Belk College’s Franz Kellermanns named No. 1 In nation among family business researchers

Belk College of Business Professor Franz W. Kellermanns ranks first in the nation and fourth worldwide for family business research, according to a new ranking. 

Additionally, UNC Charlotte ranks second nationally and fifth among universities worldwide. Texas State University released the Family Business Research Productivity Ranking University in December.

Paving the (run)way for innovations in the aviation sector

UNC Charlotte’s William States Lee College of Engineering, in conjunction with Charlotte Douglas International Airport, has established a one-of-a-kind partnership, the Charlotte Aviation Innovation and Research Institute, or Charlotte AIR.

2023 research in review

Categories: Research Tags: Academic Affairs, Research

UNC Charlotte researchers continue to explore answers to complex challenges while cultivating talent to meet workforce needs regionally, statewide and nationally.

Economic Forecast: Economy shows signs of a mild slowdown

Over the past 21 months, the U.S. Federal Reserve has steadily raised interest rates in an effort to cool the economy and stave off inflation. The North Carolina and U.S. economies are showing signs of slowing, although a return of inflation is still not out of the question.

Charlotte celebrates a productive year at annual Research and Business Partners Celebration

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On Tuesday, Dec. 5, the Division of Research hosted UNC Charlotte’s annual Research and Business Partners Celebration, an event that acknowledges the collaborative innovation that occurs through the convergence of University and corporate expertise and resources.