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UNC Charlotte and Tresata Announce Partnership to Make Charlotte One of the Healthiest Cities by 2025

   April 5, 2018

In celebration of Public Health Week, UNC Charlotte and Tresata today announced a far reaching new partnership designed to make Charlotte, NC one of the healthiest cities in the world by 2025. This goal will be met using advanced data analytics, empowering the local community with actionable knowledge, and advancing health entrepreneurship in Charlotte.

Through this partnership faculty...

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Survey Seeks to Assess Students Perception of Campus Safety

   March 30, 2018

UNC Charlotte is collaborating with the University of Kentucky for the third year to implement a campus safety survey to all undergraduate students aged 18-24.

“Last year over 2,000 students used their voices to give the university feedback about their experiences at UNC Charlotte. This year, we are hoping to hear from over 5,000 students so we can make real, tangible changes to the...

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Social Work Graduate Program Ranked in Top 25% Nationally

   March 27, 2018

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work graduate program is tied for 54th in the 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The program improved four places from the previous year and ranks in the top 25% of all graduate social work programs nationally.

"The upward trend in national rankings is a testament to our mission to prepare social work leaders in areas of...

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Fifth Annual UNC Charlotte Veterans' Conference to Address Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration

   January 23, 2018

A daylong conference will bring top experts to UNC Charlotte’s campus to discuss strategies to serve women veterans transitioning from active military to civilian lives.

“Joining Forces for Women Veterans’ Health and Reintegration,” is free and open to the public, and will be held February 27, 2018 at the UNC Charlotte Student Union.

National, state, and regional experts,...

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Professor Lori Thomas: We Need to Expand the Conversation on Affordable Housing and Homelessness

   January 9, 2018

This post originally appeared on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing & Homelessness Dashboard and is republished with permission.

by: Dr. Lori Thomas

I took for granted as a young professional that affordable housing and homelessness were a part of the same conversation.

In the late 1990s, I worked for a...

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UNC Charlotte Peer Educators Lead Dialogue on Sexuality and Sexual Health

   December 7, 2017

Social work professor Jessamyn Bowling and a team of students are leading a new sexuality education initiative for UNC Charlotte, and in its first semester, the program is already making a difference.

The Peer Leader-...

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School of Social Work Wins $1.8 Million to Improve Access to Behavioral Health

   September 21, 2017
The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand integrated care practices across the Charlotte region. Awarded by the Health Resources and...

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Professor Lori Thomas Leads Workshop Examining Solutions to Homelessness

   September 20, 2017
School of Social Work professor and homelessness expert Lori Thomas recently joined other advocates in Burlington, NC for “Students Facing Homelessness,” a workshop to educate the community on what Alamance and other counties are doing to end...

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NBC News: Social Work Professor Talks Technology and Sexual Assault Prevention

   August 28, 2017
UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke is a sexual assault prevention researcher and advocate. Dr. Mennicke sat down with NBC News to discuss how new technology is helping to make a difference. WATCH

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Dean's Duo: Welcome Back

   August 21, 2017
Although it is always with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the end of summer, I could not be more excited about another amazing beginning to what I know will be a memorable and productive academic year here in the College of Health and Human...

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