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Meteorologists Taking A Prominent Role In Climate Change Discussion

One of our Assistant Professors, Brain Magi, and one of our part time instructors, Brad Panovich, were on WFAE this week to talk about climate change. Nearly all climate scientists and a growing number of meteorologists believe climate change is real. We talk to a scientist and two meteorologists about the causes and effects of that change. Click here to listen Guests Greg Fishel - Chief... Meteorologists Taking A Prominent Role In Climate Change Discussion Read more >>

Dr. Gagné looks for ways wildlife can co-exist with city development

For 2017, the KEEPING WATCH initiative is focusing on the issue of wildlife habitat in our urban ecosystem. As part of this year’s offerings PlanCharlotte.org editor Mary Newsom talked with Associate Professor Sara Gagné of UNC Charlotte’s Department of Geography and Earth Sciences. Gagné is an urban ecologist who studies the effects of urbanization on biodiversity. - See more at: http://ui.uncc.... Dr. Gagné looks for ways wildlife can co-exist with city development Read more >>

Congratulations Danny Yonto

Please join me in congratulating Danny Yonto on his 2nd place finish in last week's 3MT competition. Danny, a student in our PhD in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis program, was one of the brave souls who condensed their research into a single slide and a three-minute presentation. Danny's presentation was based on his doctoral research - a Charlotte based case study exploring the... Congratulations Danny Yonto Read more >>

Dr. Davenport discusses tornados with Time Warner Cable News

Less than a month into 2017, there have been more fatalities due to tornadoes this year than all of 2016. Dr. Casey Davenport discussed some of the reasons behind this sharp increase with Time Warner Cable News. http://www.twcnews.com/nc/charlotte/top-videos/2017/01/24/southeast-storm-death-toll-passes-2016-tornado-deaths-.html Dr. Davenport discusses tornados with Time Warner Cable News Read more >>

Butterfly Highway

The Butterfly Highway took flight when doctoral student Angel Hjarding came up with the idea while exploring research for her dissertation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She launched the project in several neighborhoods in Charlotte. Earlier this year, the program received a major lift when NCWF adopted it and hired Hjarding to oversee it statewide.   Read the full article... Butterfly Highway Read more >>