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Conrad to Discuss Nuclear Security for Great Decisions

Justin Conrad, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, will present “Nuclear Security” as the fifth and final speaker in the 2017 Great Decisions lecture series. This free, public presentation is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, at Charlotte Country Day School, a longtime partner in hosting UNC Charlotte’s annual Great Decisions lecture... Conrad to Discuss Nuclear Security for Great Decisions Read more >>

Dr. Jennifer Lawless lecture: Women and Political Ambition

Have you considered running for political office? Are you interested in learning more about what motivates other women who do run? Join the conversation as Dr. Jennifer Lawless discusses “Why Women Don’t Run for Office and What Happens When They Do.” This free event is open to all students and will be followed by an informal meet and greet. Jennifer L. Lawless is a professor of government at... Dr. Jennifer Lawless lecture: Women and Political Ambition Read more >>

Courthouse Visit to see Justice in Action

It was just another typically hectic day for district attorneys, defense lawyers and District Court Judges at the Mecklenburg County courthouse in uptown Charlotte. On October 20th, Adjunct Professor Carol Turowski escorted her Judicial Process students to various District Courts to get a birdseye view of justice in action. "A very iimpressive court building" noted one student. "How do you start... Courthouse Visit to see Justice in Action Read more >>

UNC Charlotte Researcher Receives Honor

For his international work in advancing public sector performance, UNC Charlotte researcher James Douglas has received the Senator Peter B. Boorsma Award. The Southeastern Conference for Public Administration presented him the award in October in Raleigh at its annual conference. The Boorsma Award honors a practitioner or academician who facilitates over many years the international exchange of... UNC Charlotte Researcher Receives Honor Read more >>

Mock Trial Teams

Two teams from UNC Charlotte competed in the Grand Strand Mock Trial Invitational hosted by Coastal Carolina University on October 15-16. The "A" team won third place in the tournament with a record of 6-2. Additionally, UNC Charlotte Political Science majors won 5 of the 12 individual awards. Senior Christopher Dong won Best Attorney, junior Bailey Russell won Best Witness, and sophomore major... Mock Trial Teams Read more >>