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Dr. Boyer has thoughts on Charlotte's congestion

If you’ve used Uber or Lyft lately, you’re not alone. By the end of 2018, the total number of for-hire car rides, including conventional taxi trips and trips with services like Uber and Lyft, will approach 4.74 billion, surpassing total bus trips in the United States for the first time in history. Since 2012, the rides-for-hire sector has more than doubled in capacity, emerging as a major mode of... Dr. Boyer has thoughts on Charlotte's congestion Read more >>

Welcome New Faculty

The department would like to welcome 2 new full time faculty members for the fall semester. Dr. Deborah Thomas and Dr. Larianne Collins. Dr. Thomas comes to us from the University of Colorado Denver and will be taking over as department chair on August 1st. Dr. Collins comes to us from the University of South Carolina. Please help welcome both of them when you see them in the halls this fall. Welcome New Faculty Read more >>

Latinx Foodways in the New South

On May 5, 2018, Colleen Hammelman and Consuelo Carr Salas hosted the Latinx Foodways in the New South symposium in Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. We gratefully acknowledge support for this event from the Association for the Study of Food and Society’s Regional Events Grant, the UNCC Department of Geography and Earth Sciences’ Speaker Series, and the UNCC... Latinx Foodways in the New South Read more >>

Congratulations URC Winners

The UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) is a university-wide showcase of research projects completed by undergraduate students of all levels from all colleges and departments in the university. The URC is sponsored by Academic Affairs, the Atkins Library, Charlotte Research Institute, the Honors College, and the Levine Scholars program. The Geography and Earth... Congratulations URC Winners Read more >>

Congratulations to our newest PhD graduates

Hearty congratulations to Dr. Liz Morrell and Dr. Tonya Farrow-Chestnut, May 2018 graduates of our PhD in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis program.  They are pictured here just prior to their hooding with advisors Dr. Heather Smith and Dr. Harrison Campbell.  Congratulations to our newest PhD graduates Read more >>