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Buffie Stephens, UNC Charlotte Media Relations | 704-687-5830 | 980-355-3110 | BuffieStephens@uncc.edu 

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App increases colon cancer screenings while reducing operational costs

   June 26, 2018

Picture this: A 50-year-old patient schedules her annual checkup. When she visits the doctor’s office, she completes paperwork and then receives an iPad and headphones before the doctor visit. On the iPad, she has the ability to self-order a test that could save her life – a screening test for colorectal cancer.

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N.C. Economic Expansion Continues in 2018

   June 5, 2018

The North Carolina economy continues to grow, with positive indicators including housing prices and the Consumer Confidence Index, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says.

During the Mid-Year Economic Update on June 5, Connaughton said the country is now in the second-longest economic expansion since 1854. This...

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The UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business Presents the Distinguished Scholars of the Doctorate in Business Administration Program

This inaugural class is nothing short of exceptional
   May 30, 2018
UNC Charlotte’s Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) program is proud to present the scholars of its inaugural cohort. Exclusively comprised of 16 doctoral candidates, each with a master’s degree and more than five years of business experience, UNC Charlotte’s DBA has fostered a concentrated network of powerful thought leaders. “This inaugural class is nothing short of exceptional,” said...

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Belk College alumni race ahead

   May 26, 2018
UNC Charlotte alumni Matt Tifft and Dylan Lupton (’17) are racing in Saturday’s Xfinity Series Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, while UNC Charlotte's Motorsports Engineering program (supplying roughly 15% of NASCAR engineers) is the focus of WSOC-TV's Saturday night race report.

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UNC Charlotte Features Influential Business Leaders

   May 1, 2018
Once a small business college, UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business is now a well-known name in Charlotte, growing in its role as a vital intellectual resource to the business community. Currently, 18,000 Belk College of Business graduates are working in the Charlotte region, placing the college’s alumni network among the city’s four largest corporations in scale.

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College honors faculty and staff at 2018 awards

   April 23, 2018
The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte presented awards to faculty and staff recognizing their accomplishments in teaching, research and service. The 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards were presented by Dean Steven Ott on April 20 to Paul Gaggl, Justin Webb, Justin Martin, Chandrasekar Subramaniam, Franz Kellermanns, and Kinsey Sheehan.

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UNC Charlotte’s MBA again named a “Tier 1” program in Global MBA Rankings

UNC Charlotte’s MBA recognized as a top program in the nation
   March 23, 2018
UNC Charlotte’s MBA has once again been recognized as a top program in the nation by CEO Magazine. The Belk College of Business’ MBA was named a “Tier 1” program for North American universities in the newly released 2018 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings.

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Professor ranked among top entrepreneurship scholars worldwide

   March 21, 2018

Franz KellermannsFranz Kellermanns, the Addison H. and Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair in International Business, is among the leading scholars worldwide in entrepreneurship, according to the ...

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Professor: Continued economic expansion expected; infrastructure legislation possible

The North Carolina Economy Continues to Grow
   March 13, 2018
The North Carolina economy continues to grow, and legislators will soon consider whether infrastructure spending is around the corner, UNC Charlotte professor and economist John Connaughton says. During the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast at UNC Charlotte Center City, Connaughton stated an infrastructure bill could extend the economic expansion for several more years but possibly at the...

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How to Enhance Your Degree and Enrich Your Experience

   March 5, 2018
Many M.S. of Mathematical Finance and M.S. in Economics graduate students do exactly that in Milan. One student in particular, Rachel Mitchener, M.S. in Math Finance student, recently shared about her study abroad experience at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Milan.

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