John Connaughton’s economic forecast shows Delta variant slowing state’s economic growth
UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton presented his quarterly North Carolina Economic Forecast. Under his direction, the forecast has provided invaluable economic data for North Carolina since 1982.
Join faculty, staff, students and alumni for the Founders Day Community Service Event on Thursday, Sept. 23, between 2 and 5 p.m. at the Hauser Alumni Pavilion to assemble and deliver care packages for four local community partners: Niner University Elementary, Care Ring, Crisis Assistance Ministry and Hope Vibes.
The search committee to assist in the selection of the next provost for UNC Charlotte, chaired by Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the College of Health and Human Services, and Robert Keynton, dean of The William States Lee College of Engineering, begins its work this month. The committee anticipates having a new provost named by the start of the next academic year.
Information available on quarantine and isolation
The Niner Nation Cares website has helpful information for students, faculty and staff on quarantine and isolation, including return-to-class and work guidance.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- Charlotte is committed to providing equality of educational opportunity and ensuring accessible education to all students. The second session of the “Universal Design Fast Facts Series” focuses on universal design and how full accessibility benefits students with disabilities and adds quality to your course.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- The University Career Center has kicked off the Niner Career Challenge! This is a chance to win free tuition and fees for spring 2022. The University Career Center thanks Flexcare Medical Staffing for sponsoring this challenge event.
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
- Alumna named Dartmouth postdoctoral fellow in Afro-Latinx Studies: The daughter of immigrant parents and the first in her family to attend a four-year university, Vanessa Castañeda ’09 didn’t know studying abroad was feasible at UNC Charlotte. After talking with a senior who had studied abroad, she began to realize the possibilities.
In a podcast with CNN's Alisyn Camerota, communication studies faculty members Margaret Quinlan and Bethany Johnson discussed various societal pressures placed on mothers.
Political science and public administration professor Martha Kropf discussed the politicization of secretary of state positions ahead of the 2022 election.
- 9/17: Watch the Charlotte 49ers women's volleyball game v. North Carolina.
- 9/22: Join the Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement at 12:30 p.m. in Popp Martin Student Union, Room 200, for the first installation of a new lunch-and-learn series, "Decoding Professionalism: Navigating White Supremacy in Corporate Culture.”
- 9/23: Learn to set your own print on the 3-D printers at Atkins Library.
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