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Solar Decathlon team to unveil competition design

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The UNC Charlotte Solar Decathlon team will present its solar house design to the public at 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, at UNC Charlotte Center City. The design is for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, an international competition that will be in Irvine, Calif., in October 2013.

“The Solar Decathlon is probably the most prestigious and challenging design competition in the United States,” said Chris Jarrett, director of the School of Architecture.  “UNC Charlotte’s selection to participate in the Solar Decathlon is an extraordinary opportunity for the University and its partners to be in an international spotlight with respect to issues of renewable energy and solar power.”

The UNC Charlotte Solar Decathlon team will present its solar house design to the public at 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, at UNC Charlotte Center City. The design is for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, an international competition that will be in Irvine, Calif., in October 2013.

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Summer Research Symposium winners named

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Students Lizeth Hernandez, Jason McCall and Keyara Pierre-Louis received awards for posters presented during the inaugural UNC Charlotte Summer Research Symposium.

Students Lizeth Hernandez, Jason McCall and Keyara Pierre-Louis received awards for posters presented during the inaugural UNC Charlotte Summer Research Symposium.

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CCI student to defend dissertation

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Rayomand Vatcha, a doctoral student in computing and information systems in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend “Perceiving Guaranteed Collision-free Robot Trajectories in Unknown and Unpredictable Environments” at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20, in Woodward Hall, Room 338.

Rayomand Vatcha, a doctoral student in computing and information systems in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend “Perceiving Guaranteed Collision-free Robot Trajectories in Unknown and Unpredictable Environments” at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20, in Woodward Hall, Room 338. Jing Xiao is the dissertation advisor.

Doctoral student to defend dissertation

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Shanjun Cheng, a doctoral student in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend the dissertation “Coordinating Decentralized Learning and Conflict Resolution Across Agent Boundaries” at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Woodward Hall, Room 338.

Shanjun Cheng, a doctoral student in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend the dissertation “Coordinating Decentralized Learning and Conflict Resolution Across Agent Boundaries” at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15, in Woodward Hall, Room 338. Anita Raja is the dissertation advisor.

College of Education leading state’s teacher retention efforts

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With 50 percent of new teachers leaving the profession within the first five years, teacher retention is on the minds of lawmakers and school district and college administrators nationwide.

UNC Charlotte’s College of Education has been chosen by the UNC General Administration as one of four institutions to host a new program designed to improve teacher retention statewide.

With 50 percent of new teachers leaving the profession within the first five years, teacher retention is on the minds of lawmakers and school district and college administrators nationwide.

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CCI student to defend dissertation

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Orcun Temizkan, a doctoral student in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend “ Essays on Exploitation and Exploration in Software Development” at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, July 26, in Friday Building, Room 116.

Orcun Temizkan, a doctoral student in the College of Computing and Informatics, will defend “ Essays on Exploitation and Exploration in Software Development” at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, July 26, in Friday Building, Room 116. Ram Kumar is the dissertation advisor.

Bioinformatics researcher’s work garnering international attention

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Bioinformatics professor Anthony Fodor is among the authors of recent research papers that portend a huge breakthrough for personalized health care. The news was announced last week, and it is receiving international attention.

Bioinformatics professor Anthony Fodor is among the authors of recent research papers that portend a huge breakthrough for personalized health care. The news was announced last week, and it is receiving international attention.

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Connaughton to give economic forecast

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John Connaughton, the Babson Capital Professor of Financial Economics in the Belk College of Business, will present his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy at a luncheon and press conference at noon, Tuesday, June 5, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

John Connaughton, the Babson Capital Professor of Financial Economics in the Belk College of Business, will present his quarterly forecast for the North Carolina economy at a luncheon and press conference at noon, Tuesday, June 5, at UNC Charlotte Center City. The presentation will be in the second-floor auditorium; box lunches will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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University to host groundbreaking ‘big data’ conference

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“Charlotte Informatics 2012:  Competing and Winning through Analytics” is a groundbreaking conference for the Charlotte business community.  It will bring a diverse group of leading national thinkers, visionaries, experts and executives from business, technology and education to discuss the impact of “big data” and analytics.

“Charlotte Informatics 2012:  Competing and Winning through Analytics” is a groundbreaking conference for the Charlotte business community.  It will bring a diverse group of leading national thinkers, visionaries, experts and executives from business, technology and education to discuss the impact of “big data” and analytics.

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Undergrads recognized for research

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Research conducted by more than 60 undergraduate students was showcased at the recent Undergraduate Research Conference. As part of the event, the first recipients of the Stephen H. Mosier Undergraduate Research Award for Science and the J. Murrey Atkins Library Research Awards were honored.

Research conducted by more than 60 undergraduate students was showcased at the recent Undergraduate Research Conference. As part of the event, the first recipients of the Stephen H. Mosier Undergraduate Research Award for Science and the J. Murrey Atkins Library Research Awards were honored.

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