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CCI Professor Wins Prestigious NSF Award

Dr. Xinghua "Mindy" Shi Becomes CCI's Seventh Major CAREER Award Winner
   June 13, 2018

June 11, 2018: Assistant Bioinformatics and Genomics Professor, Dr. Xinghua "Mindy" Shi was notified by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that her project, "Integrative Approaches to Uncovering Complex Genotype-Phenotype Relationships in High Dimensional Genomics Data," has earned a CAREER Award. 

"It is a great honor to receive this prestigious award," Shi says. "NSF ABI is a...

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Dual Master's Graduate Wins Fellowship

Joseph Konstanzer Excited to Work with CDC and Public Health Institute
   May 31, 2018
 
A graduate of UNC Charlotte’s dual master’s program in public health and health informatics, Joseph Konstanzer, has been named a public health fellow at Public Health Institute (PHI)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), working out of the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy. The office is responsible for implementing the President's...

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CCI Students Storm the Beach at Normandy

Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band Traveling to Normandy to Perform at 74th D-Day Commemoration
   May 31, 2018

May 31: Eleven College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) students left Charlotte to participate in Normandy's 74th commemoration of the D-Day invasion as members of the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band. Traveling to France with more than 125 of their bandmates, the CCI students will perform along the shores of that famous beachhead where casualties for Allied forces have been estimated at...

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A Seat at the Table

Pew Charitable Trusts Welcomes UNC Charlotte as Nominating Institution
   May 21, 2018

UNC Charlotte has been invited to be a nominating entity for the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, one of the most prestigious junior-faculty fellowships in the field. Participating institutions are selected on the basis of the scope of their work in biomedical research and recommended to The Pew Charitable Trusts by the National Advisory Committee of the program.

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2018 Commencement Festivities

CCI Class of 2018 Shines at Commencement
   May 15, 2018

CCI’s Class of 2018 was among 4,565 candidates honored as UNC Charlotte conferred degrees in three ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 11-12. 

CCI bestowed bachelor’s degrees on more than 235 graduates while almost 170 students received master’s degrees and eight Ph.D. candidates were hooded in a separate ceremony on Thursday. 

After commencement, much of the CCI family made...

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Inaugural Doctoral Hooding

Ph.D. Graduates Honored in Special Ceremony
   May 14, 2018
New this year, a Doctoral Hooding Ceremony for doctoral candidates, advisors, friends and family was held on Thursday May 10, in Halton Arena. This was the first time the doctoral class was hooded in a ceremony separate from the University-wide commencement exercises.
 
Inset photo: Dr. Mohammed Javad Mahzoon with his advisor, Dr. Mary Lou Mahar (by Wade Bruton)...

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2018 ICP Showcase

CCI Family Gathers for Inspiring Exhibit of Innovative Computing Projects
   May 9, 2018

On May 8, CCI Business Partners, faculty, staff and administration gathered in the Cone Center's Lucas Room for the poster presentation of more than two dozen Innovative Computing Projects (ICP). 

Tackling real-world problems with the creative application of emerging technologies and fresh perspectives, student teams worked directly with CCI Business Partners, mentors and advisors on...

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Feeling Presidential (Updated)

Dr. Mirsad Hadzikadic Answers Call to Balkan Homeland
   May 9, 2018

*Updated May 9, 2018

Dr. Mirsad Hadzikadic, Director of the Complex Systems Institute at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), is seeking the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Hadzikadic has worn many hats since arriving at UNC Charlotte in 1987. In addition to teaching a variety of classes across multiple disciplines,...

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CCI Professor Delivers Commencement Address at Alma Mater

Dr. Rebekah Rogers Honored to Speak to Genetics Department Graduates at University of Georgia
   May 9, 2018

On May 4, CCI's Dr. Rebekah Rogers returned to Athens, Georgia to deliver the commencement address to Genetics graduates at the University of Georgia (UGA), her alma mater. When Rogers arrived at UGA as an undergrad interested in genetics, the university was home to one of just two undergraduate programs in the country where students could major in genetics. Now, there are nearly 40 such...

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Biology and Autism

Dr. Weijun Luo Publishes Fresh Study on Autism and Biology
   April 15, 2018

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects at least 1% of the world’s population, creating large-scale medical, educational and social challenges.

As a spectrum disorder, ASD manifests in an array of exhibited challenges and strengths with an equally diverse number of genetic and environmental influences, making it a particularly difficult condition to study. With each study, the number of...

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