Initiatives + Events

Many of the initiatives and events happening at UNC Charlotte are guided by the stories and lived experiences of our campus and surrounding communities. These offerings are designed to leverage our existing diversity to enrich education and engagement experiences for campus students and employees. To learn more about the growing number of initiatives at UNC Charlotte, we invite you to explore the Campus DEI Inventory (below). Check out our campus cultural events or list of ODI signature initiatives (coming soon) in you are interested in participating. ALL are welcomed!

Campus Cultural Events

ODI Signature Initiatives


CAMPUS DEI INVENTORY


The Campus DEI Inventory is a searchable database of all diversity, equity, and inclusion centered initiatives throughout campus. As this database continues to grow, we invite you to help us keep it up-to-date. If you know of an initiative that is not listed, please click the SUBMIT OR UPDATE YOUR DEI INITIATIVES button below and complete the form. Thank you for your commitment to inclusive excellence.

Submit or Update Your DEI Initiatives

Teaching and Research Activities for John Szmer, Professor

CLAS Department Diversity Liaison POLS representative (John Szmer) Research Projects- book that examines how institutions and contexts, broadly, affect how diversity influences processes on a variety of collegial courts (i.e., courts that collectively make decisions...

Testing a Multicomponent Lifestyle Intervention for Combating Childhood Obesity

Culturally-adapted behavioral health intervention for obese children in Qatar.

THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE®

Sets the foundation for professional effectiveness – increasing productivity, restoring balance, and developing greater maturity and responsibility.

The Anti-Racism Collective

A collective of people working to develop core knowledge and practices in Anti-Racism. Mission: ARC promotes an understanding of race, racism, and anti-racism within systems Vision: We provide a coherent curriculum to address race, racism and anti-racism in...

The association between having a preterm birth and later maternal mental health: An analysis of U.S. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System data

Peer-reviewed publication: Barber, K. S., Huber, L. R., B., Portwood, S. G., Boyd, A. S., Smith, J. D.,...

The Impact of the Luton Social Prescribing Programme on Mental Well-Being: A Quantitative Before-and-After Study

Community based intervention to evaluate mental well-being among an aging population in Luton, England.

The More You Know

Short information segments on diversity and cultural topics presented during Atkins Library All Staff Meetings.

The PhD Project

To recruit potential doctoral students from underrepresented groups and support students from underrepesented groups considering graduate study.

The Role of RPT Committees in Holistic Faculty Review

We provide training, with Legal Affairs, on the best practices in reviewing faculty portfolios for reappointment, promotion or tenure

Title IX Office

The Title IX Office is committed to supporting all members of the university community by providing equitable services and resources including education, investigations, and care coordination in relation to sex and gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, and...

Topics of Diversity and Inclusion (GRAD 6000/8000)

This credit bearing course is offered through the Center for Graduate life and Learning. This courses examines issues of diversity and inclusion from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning Academy

The Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning Academy, a faculty-led learning community, was developed with these goals: 1. To introduce STEM faculty to the latest research on cognitive science. 2. To expose STEM faculty to a variety of pedagogical techniques...

Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning Academy

The Transforming STEM Teaching and Learning Academy, a faculty-led learning community, was developed with these goals: 1. To introduce STEM faculty to the latest research on cognitive science. 2. To expose STEM faculty to a variety of pedagogical techniques that...

UNC Charlotte Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence

Joshua Miller is a co-principal investigator for an award from the Office of Director of National Intelligence. This award is a collaboration with three HBCUs--Johnson C. Smith University, South Carolina State University, and Winston-Salem State University. The $1.5...

UNC Charlotte Racial Equity Skill Building Caucus

The RESB Caucus is open to staff, students, administrators, and faculty of UNC Charlotte who have attended the 2-day Phase 1 Racial Equity Workshop. RESB purpose: Create community and provide healing/support Study and strategize within the context of the...

Undergraduate Curriculum

A core learning goal for all undergraduate business students is: “Students will demonstrate knowledge of global and diversity concepts.”