UNC Charlotte’s urbanCORE will co-produce Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, in partnership with the University of Technology Sydney, a public research university in Australia.
Gateways is an award-winning journal that “responds to an emerging global movement of collaborative, critical and change-oriented community-university...Read more
By Mae Israel
More than 300 students turned out for the first UNC Charlotte party for seniors sponsored by the career services center. Many of them posed in front of a college-themed green backdrop or played with Slinkys and other small toys, and t also completed a survey about their post-graduation plans.
Bank of America is strengthening its long-standing partnership with UNC Charlotte to support student success and upward mobility for the Charlotte region. The $2.5 million investment from the bank will expand the University’s signature bridge program for historically underrepresented students and support the creation of a Community Innovation Incubator.Read more
Some 300 leaders from across the globe will gather to address democracy, social justice and sustainability in Dublin, Ireland, this month, including Dr. Byron P. White, Associate Provost of Urban Research and Community Engagement at UNC Charlotte.
The gathering is scheduled for June 16-17 at Dublin City University. Attendees will include leaders in higher education, nonprofits and...Read more
The Black Girls Film Camp, a recipient of the 2021-22 Seed Grants from the Women + Girls Research Alliance, is empowering Black girls and lifting up their voices in Charlotte.
As the culmination of this year's program, the Black Girls Film Camp will host its Screening and Awards showcase this month at UNC Charlotte's uptown campus.Read more
For two years, the COVID-19 pandemic prevented Charlotte City Walks from hosting in-person walking tours to introduce people to the history, food, culture and challenges facing our diverse neighborhoods.
In 2020, the program was canceled. In 2021, City Walks went virtual, offering self-...Read more
As the Charlotte region confronts the challenges and opportunities facing our growing region, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute is welcoming new staff members to help engage with the community, study problems and find policy solutions.
Three new staff members are joining the Charlotte Urban Institute this summer, all of whom will directly engage with research and other projects. ...Read more
With rents and home prices shooting up to record levels, it’s not news that finding a place to live in Charlotte is getting more expensive. Last week, the Charlotte Journalism Collaborative brought together local and national experts, advocates and community members in search of policy solutions that could help ameliorate the situation.
One takeaway: There’s no silver bullet, no single...Read more