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Professor Delivers Keynote at International Conference

Bioinformatics' Dr. Rick White Invited to Denmark, Presents Work on Virology and Soil
   June 30, 2022

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Bioinformatics professor Dr. Rick White delivered the opening keynote address at the Soil Viral Workshop (SVW) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

According to its event description, the first-ever SVW, hosted by Aarhus University, provided a dedicated forum to engage soil viral ecologists with varying backgrounds, while...

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Professor Invited to International Seminar

Bioinformatics' Laurel Yohe traveled to Thailand to discuss bats, climate change and public health
   June 8, 2022

UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics Laurel Yohe recently traveled to Thailand as one of 60 international thought leaders - just 12 from the U.S. -  selected by the U.S. Department of State to participate in the Thematic International Exchange Seminar (TIES). The gathering, hosted in Bangkok from May 23-27, focused on “Public Health and...

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2022 Graduate Profile: Rebecca Hailu

Quick Q&A with Rebecca Hailu
   May 11, 2022

Name: Rebecca Hailu
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Degree: B.S. Computer Science / Cybersecurity

What, at CCI, most influenced your journey?
The CCI Mentoring Program had a significant impact on me and my time at CCI. Because I was a commuter, I initially had a hard time connecting with other computer...

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2022 Graduate Profile: Chanel Briggs

Quick Q&A with Chanel Briggs
   May 11, 2022

Name: Chanel Briggs
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
Degree: B.S. Computer Science / Cybersecurity

What, at CCI, most influenced your journey?
I would say that Der Vang, former director of the NorthState Mentorship Program, influenced my CCI journey the most. She helped expose me to the numerous events and...

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CCI Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon

Annual Event, a Recognition of Excellence
   May 2, 2022

On May 2, UNC Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons for its Faculty/Staff Awards Luncheon. The annual event is a celebration of all things CCI - past, present and future.

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CCI Celebrates Achievement

Event highlights top students and alumni
   April 26, 2022

Charlotte, N.C. - April 20, 2022

For the first time in two years, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) gathered in person to celebrate its top students and alumni. Held in the Salons in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center, the event recognized students who made the Dean’s and Chancellor’s Lists for the fall 2021 semester, students who earned scholarships, and...

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Lowe's Technology Day Features Opening of Collaborative Student Space

Lowe's Tech Lounge Expands CCI's Relationship with Home Improvement Company
   April 22, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - April 21, 2022

Today in Woodward Hall, Lowe’s and UNC Charlotte unveiled the Lowe’s Technology Lounge during Lowe’s Technology Day at the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI). In 2021, Lowe’s committed $1.5 million to CCI to strengthen UNC Charlotte’s position as a leading technology hub and talent provider for Lowe’s, the Charlotte region and...

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Dean Mili Recognized by Charlotte Business Journal

Among 25 honorees at annual Women in Business Awards
   February 25, 2022

Fatma Mili, UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) dean, has been named a Charlotte Business Journal (CBJ) Women in Business award winner. According to its website, for more than 25 years, CBJ has annually recognized, “a group of trailblazers who are helping to shape the business and civic landscapes in the greater Charlotte region.” 

Mili, one of 25 honorees...

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Dean Mili Announces Resignation

Leaving CCI to Become Provost at Grand Valley State University
   February 15, 2022

In a message to UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) faculty and staff, Dean Fatma Mili announced her departure at the end of this semester to become the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Mili has been CCI’s dean for nearly five years, a period marked by exceptional growth and success...

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CCI Q&A with Michael Ridenhour

   February 11, 2022

Michael Ridenhour, a Ph.D. candidate at UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI), came to CCI from Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) where, like so many others, he honed his acadmic skills and his focus. Also and athlete and musician, Ridenhour credits his varied interests for helping him maintian a healthy...

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