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Seniors Recognized for Service, Leadership and Academic Achievement

UNC Charlotte administrators honored 11 outstanding seniors for their service, leadership, and academic achievement at a spring awards ceremony. Grant Parker, a political science major, and Justice White, a communication studies major, were among the students presented the Chancellors Citations for Leadership and Service. The citation, given by Chancellor Philip L. Dubois, recognized this... Seniors Recognized for Service, Leadership and Academic Achievement Read more >>

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 >>