In acknowledgment of his prolific and high quality research record, UNC Charlotte faculty member Xingjian Liu has received the 2014 Emerging Scholar Award from the Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group (RDPSG) of the Association of American Geographers.
The RDPSG Scholar Award is presented to early-to-mid career scholars who show potential for distinguished scholarship in development, planning and / or policy issues though applied or theoretical research in these areas, and / or impacted the field through mentorship / teaching.
Liu is an assistant professor of urban economic geography in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences. He is also a Research Fellow within the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) research network, and helps run The Beijing City Lab (BCL) – a virtual research network dedicated to studying China’s capital Beijing.
Summer is right around the corner, the last papers and quizzes of the semester are due, and it is time to evaluate your courses! The University will conduct course evaluations via the Web. Students can complete evaluations online between Wednesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 30. This important end-of-semester activity is a great opportunity to let the University know your thoughts about the semester and share any suggestions you may have. Visit the course evaluations website for more information.