BAC member Cynthia Carlson named finalist for BusinessWoman of the Year

BAC member Cynthia Carlson named finalist for BusinessWoman of the Year

Award to be presented March 15
   February 27, 2006

Belk College Business Advisory Council (BAC) member Cynthia Carlson has been named a finalist for the Charlotte BusinessWoman of the Year award. Presented annually by Wachovia and Queens University of Charlotte, the award recognizes Charlotte's most outstanding women in the for-profit business sector.

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BAC member Tim Flanagan featured in Charlotte Observer

   February 23, 2006

Belk College Business Advisory Council (BAC) member Tim Flanagan Jr. was recently featured in the Charlotte Observer's "Entrepreneur: How I Got My Start" column. Flanagan is president and CEO of Hinrichs Flanagan Financial, a financial services firm founded by fellow BAC member Ivan Hinrichs.

Flanagan's profile is available online at...

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UNC Charlotte, University of Cambridge to host real estate symposium

   February 20, 2006

The Center for Real Estate at UNC Charlotte and the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge (UK) will host a symposium on property derivatives and risk management, June 12 to 14, 2006 at Madingley Hall at the University of Cambridge.

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TIAA-CREF to offer fellowship for Belk College Ph.D. program

   February 17, 2006

Financial services organization TIAA-CREF hascreated a fund at UNC Charlotte tosupport thenew Ph.D. program in business administration in the Belk College of Business.

Thefund will support a doctoral fellowship program that will providerecipients with a $25,000 stipend,tuition support,health insurance and the opportunity to pursue a paid internship with TIAA-CREF during the course of...

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State Treasurer Richard Moore to speak to students Feb. 22

State Treasurer Richard Moore to speak to students Feb. 22

   February 15, 2006

To read a follow-up article about this event that appeared in the University Times,click here.

Richard Moore, treasurer of the State of North Carolina, will speak to undergraduate business students Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in the Lucas Room of the...

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Economists participate in Emerging Issues Forum

   February 10, 2006

Two members of the Belk College faculty recently participated in the 2006 Emerging Issues Forum, "Financing the Future," at NC State University.

John Connaughton, TIAA-CREF professor of economics, was a member ofthe "Options for theFuture"panel discussion, along with other academic and business leaders.

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Motorsports add $5.9 billion to N.C. economy, Belk College professors report

Industry supports 27,000+ jobs statewide
   February 9, 2006

Belk College economics professors John Connaughton and Ron Madsen recently completed a study for the North Carolina Motorsports Research Project to assess the economic impact and occupational makeup of the North Carolina motorsports industry. Download the full report.

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Belk College to offer summer study in Paris

   February 1, 2006

The Belk College and UNC Charlotte's Office of Education Abroad will offer a summer course in Paris, France, from May 14 to June 4, 2006.

Through visits to businesses, guest speakers, cases and articles, students will explore how American and European businesses operate in France. Course credit will be granted for Topics in International Business (IB 3000), or Topics in Marketing...

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Belk College notes passing of sculptor Jim Gary

Artist's "Twentieth-Century Dinosaurs" exhibited at UNC Charlotte in 2004
   January 15, 2006

Jim Gary, a sculptor who became known internationally for his fine, architectural, landscape, and whimsical monumental art, diedJanuary 14. He was 66 and lived in Farmingdale, New Jersey.

Gary's famous dinosaur sculptureswere on display in Charlotte in the spring of 2004, first at Lowe's Motor Speedway's AutoFair and then on the UNC Charlotte campus from April to July. The exhibit was...

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Kerr appointed director of undergraduate student affairs

   January 5, 2006

Daryl Kerr, formerly an associate professor of management in the Belk College, has accepted the position of director of undergraduate student affairs.

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