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Twenty Years at the Head of the Class

CCI's Annual Cybersecurity Symposium Celebrates its Legacy and Shapes the Future
   October 10, 2019

UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) hosted more than 700 attendees at its 20th Annual Cybersecurity Symposium on October 9, 2019.

As a relatively young institution, UNC Charlotte cannot often claim to have been at the forefront of an...

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Dr. Rogers Earns MIRA Grant

Award is a Unique Honor for UNC Charlotte
   September 27, 2019

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Bioinformatics Professor, Dr. Rebekah Rogers, has been awarded a Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her lab’s work studying complex gene mutations.

Spread over five years, the prestigious $1.83M grant is the first of its kind for UNC Charlotte.

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Dr. Xi "Sunshine" Niu Earns NSF Grant

Work Encourages Discovery through Serendipity
   September 27, 2019

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Professor, Dr. Xi “Sunshine” Niu, has been awarded a $496,041 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for her work studying the merits of computational serendipity.

Serendipity, in a traditional sense, is any unexpected occurrence with a happy outcome. Niu’s project - with co-PIs by Dr. Mary Lou Maher, CCI...

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Charlotte Inno Recognizes Young Innovators

Two From CCI on Inaugural "Under 25" List
   September 24, 2019

Charlotte Inno published their inaugural list of Charlotte Inno’s Under 25 innovators. Four of the nine honorees have ties to UNC Charlotte; two of whom are from the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI). “These Inno Under 25 pieces, which we do in all 14 of American Inno’s markets, aim to highlight the fact that a healthy ecosystem has...

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Doug Hague Leads UNC Charlotte's Data Science Initiative

Cross Curricular Program Sets Collaborative Standard
   September 4, 2019

Doug Hague has been named interim executive director for UNC Charlotte’s ...

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Convocation 2019

New Students Gather for CCI Kickoff
   August 21, 2019

On Monday, August 19th, more than 550 first-year students enrolled in UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered in the Barnhardt Student Activities Center Salons for Convocation. It was the largest number of students that has ever attended the annual event. The enthusiasm of the crowd was infectious and set a spirited tone for the year; a year in which CCI, the...

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CCI Student Directing Landmark Campus Program

Millennium Fellows To Work With High School Students On LIFE Skills
   August 20, 2019

For the first time, UNC Charlotte this fall will be a campus hub for the highly prestigious Millennium Fellowship program, with 20 undergraduates from across the university chosen as Millennium Fellows to implement their LIFE Skills Initiative. College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) student, Sahithi Meduri, is serving as a...

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Liz Johnson's Nepali Adventure

CCI Professor Working to Help the Marginalized
   August 20, 2019

University of North Carolina at Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) professor, Liz Johnson, spent her summer vacation in Nepal working on women's empowerment projects that help prevent sex trafficking with the Volunteer Initiative of Nepal (VIN https://www.volunteersinitiativenepal....

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Undergraduate Research Shines

Summer Program Highlights Importance of Undergraduate Research
   August 2, 2019

UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), which is celebrating 20 years of innovation as the fastest-growing College in the UNC System, is committed to the value and foundational impact of undergraduate research.

CCI's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) offers undergraduate students a state-of-the-art learning experience in the infrastructure of cyber-...

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Helping Hands

Students’ Summer Research Efforts to be Presented at Symposium
   July 22, 2019
When Jackson Poulnott, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering technology, learned that young girls with limb differences wanted prosthetic hands with removable fingernails so they can change their nail color, he set out to make that happen.
 
Poulnott is one of more than 100 undergraduate students who will be presenting their research Friday, July 26 at UNC...

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