August 28

Categories: Weekly Digest Tags: 2023

Research activity at UNC Charlotte reached record-breaking heights in 2022-23 with new awards totaling $73.2 million, while expenditures topped an all-time high of $55.2 million. These achievements represent growth of 27.7% and 18.7%, respectively, over last year. Learn more.

Beginning this semester (fall 2023), the Graduate School is debuting a new, college-focused organizational structure that will provide students, faculty and staff a single point of contact for questions and support for all graduate academic services.

Early Alerts are due for all 1000/2000 level courses by 12:00 p.m.on Friday, September 15.  Are you new to advising at Charlotte? Request access to our  Advisor Tool Kit page. CONNECT Best Practices training modules are located on Canvas under published courses. Advisors and faculty can request a one on one or team session follow up training centered around your departmental initiatives. After completion of the training modules, follow up training requests can be made here. For more information contact Gary Martinez, Advising Systems Specialist, or LeeFredrick Bowen, Executive Director of Advising Systems

Scholarship for Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Request for Proposals is Open! 

The SoTL RFP is open and requesting proposals for SoTL research that is explicitly tied to the teaching and learning goals of our Strategic Plan (see: SoTL Grants Program RFP).  
Proposals are due by October 1st at 11:59pm.

Faculty Invitation: Open Pedagogy Incubator

The UNC System Open Education Group is inviting interest from faculty instructors for the Open Pedagogy Incubator. The Incubator program supports faculty in adopting open principles to create more student-centered courses through a series of workshops, facilitated discussions, and curated readings, and participants will complete the program with a clear process for implementing open pedagogy in their courses. The program is modeled on NC State’s Open Pedagogy Incubator. The synchronous virtual program will launch in the second half of the fall 2023 semester and continue into the spring 2024 semester. Join us at a virtual information session on September 1, and visit the Open Pedagogy website for more information about the program and to apply. Expressions of interest will be accepted until September 18, 2023.   

  • Friday, September 1, 12:00 PM (Register)

Download the Library Mobile App

Atkins Library makes it easier than ever to access library resources with the new Library Mobile App. In the app, users can quickly search for books and articles, access their library accounts, view library hours and floor maps, get research assistance, and learn more about upcoming events. The app also includes a variety of other features such as information on Special Collections and University Archives and the Hight Architecture Library as well as links to the library’s social media accounts. To begin using the app, search for Ex Libris Library Mobile in your device’s app store. Once you download the app, search for and choose ‘UNC Charlotte’ as your library, choose NinerNet, and log in with your university credentials. Download the app and let us know what you think

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching and research awards to U.S. citizens in more than 135 countries. College and university faculty and administrators can join the more than 400,000 Fulbrighters, including a growing list of UNC Charlotte Fulbright scholars, who have come away with enhanced skills, new connections, and greater mutual understanding. The application deadline is September 15. Interested parties are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities via the Catalog of Awards or consulting with Joel Gallegos, associate provost for international programs and UNC Charlotte’s Fulbright scholar liaison.

Please visit the Faculty Governance website for the latest news from the Faculty Council including: 

The dissertation defense is one of the ways a new scholar demonstrates readiness to join the academy and is an opportunity to share their research widely. View All Dissertation Defense Announcements.

For up-to-the-minute news from Academic Affairs (faculty awards, research, recognition, initiatives), visit the Academic Affairs Division News webpage.

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