Rebekah Rogers: Evolving Still
In her lab, Rebekah Rogers, assistant professor of bioinformatics, and her students explore how the genetic instructions of certain animals remodel during evolutionary change. Their research can better predict a particular species’ ability to survive disease and environmental threats like climate change.
Niner Nation is invited to attend a virtual listening session with members of the Provost Search Committee on Friday, Oct. 8 at 10:30 a.m. The purpose of the listening session is to give the campus community the opportunity to provide feedback on the qualifications, skills and attributes that are important for the next provost to possess. Click here to register for the listening session. You may submit questions prior to the session by completing the form. If you're unable to attend the virtual session or prefer to submit your feedback in writing, you may complete the online survey. All responses will be treated confidentially.
Understanding Contact Tracing
The University's contact tracing program is designed to identify persons who have been in direct contact with a COVID-19-positive individual and give them the necessary guidance and resources to promote their health and safety. The University has its own contact tracing team. The Niner Nation Cares website has helpful contract tracing information for students, faculty and staff.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: FACULTY & STAFF
- Nominations for the Graduate School’s Reynolds Award are being accepted through Friday, Jan. 28, 2022.
- Beginning on Friday, Oct. 1, supervisors will receive weekly notices from Percipio regarding their employees who have not started the 2021 state-required building evacuation and fire safety training. Faculty will receive notices for their graduate assistants, while web-time entry approvers will get notifications for student staff. Please share information with direct supervisors and encourage employees to complete the training at onlinelearning.uncc.edu by Sunday, Oct. 31. For more information, see the EHS Compliance Training FAQs. If you have questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at help.charlotte.edu or call 704-687-5500.
- N-95 respirators are now available to University employees. Please complete an N-95 respirator filtering facepiece voluntary use form on the Environmental Health and Safety website to request a N-95 respirator.
YOUR DAILY NEED TO KNOW: STUDENTS
- Make sure to join the Center for Wellness Promotion today for Green Dot training! The training will focus on what you can do to help someone who is in a high-risk or violent situation (of course, in a safe and realistic manner).
OUR POINTS OF PRIDE
- Moodley wins medalist honors, women's golf earns runner-up spot at Bryan National: Kaiyuree Moodley's two-under 70 in the final round was just enough to win medalist honors at the Bryan National Collegiate on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Moodley topped 65 other competitors and helped the Charlotte women's golf team earn a runner-up finish in the 11-team event.
- 9/29: Get creative at this fun social event, sponsored by the College of Computing and Informatics, where you can hangout while creating your own online portfolios! See how you can easily create a portfolio from a template by just replacing some of the HTML and CSS.
- 9/29: Please join the Nihon Club for a fun origami instruction night! We will go through a few instructional videos together in addition to providing print instructions to tables.
- 10/1: Watch the Charlotte 49ers women's volleyball game vs Florida Atlantic.
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