Kimberly Buch from the Department of Psychology in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences is among the 17 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Teaching Excellence.
Established by the Board of Governors in 1994 to underscore the importance of teaching and to reward good teaching across the University, the BOG Awards for Excellence in Teaching are given annually to a tenured faculty member from each UNC campus.
Buch defines her teaching goals by her ability to become a "facilitator of learning" for her students. Since joining UNC Charlotte in 1987, this philosophy has been a driving force of her research, teaching and service practices. Click here to read the full article.
Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki will speak Weds., March 20, from 3:30 - 5:00 PM in Student Union 340 as part of the 6th annual International Speaker Series for UNC Charlotte. Fujisaki will present A New Look at U.S.-Japan Relations with an opportunity for questions from the audience after his presentation. The International Speaker Series is free and open to the campus community.
After serving as the Ambassador of Japan to the United States from 2008 – 2012, Fujisaki was installed as President of the America-Japan Society, a non-profit and non-political organization with a mission to promote understanding between the United States and Japan. He is also a distinguished professor at Sophia University and Keio University, both in Tokyo, Japan.