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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 >>

Geography PhD Student receives Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

PhD canidate Danny Yonto is the 2018-19 recipient of the Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship. The Giles Dissertation-Year Fellowship is awarded to promising students in the final stages of their doctoral work who demonstrate strong potential to make a significant contribution to society by completing the terminal degree in their chosen discipline. The... Geography PhD Student receives Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship Read more >>

Dr. Eppes elected GSA Fellow

Dr. Missy Eppes was elected as a Geological Society of America Fellow at the recent GSA Council meeting. Her nomination was submitted by Roger LeBaron Hooke, Research Professor at the University of Maine, and an eminent geomorphologist specializing in alluvial fans. Support letters came from Scott Burns at Portland State University, a specialist in landslide studies, and from me.... Dr. Eppes elected GSA Fellow Read more >>

INES PhD Student Receives Graduate Student Summer Fellowship

Alex Schaefer (INES PhD Candidate) was awarded summer funding from the UNC Charlotte Graduate School after a very competitive application and review process.  His Graduate Student Summer Fellowship (GSSF) proposal was titled "Simulating Fire to Explore Hypotheses About Burning Trends Over the Last Millennium: Investigating the Role of Soil Moisture".  Please congratulate Alex when you... INES PhD Student Receives Graduate Student Summer Fellowship Read more >>