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Ebola Information

Communicable disease outbreaks, such as the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever, have not posed a direct threat to the United States.

Anyone who has traveled to areas with an ongoing communicable disease outbreak should refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) for guidance on how to keep themselves and those they come in contact with safe.

Students returning from an affected area and who feel symptomatic should call the Student Health Center (704-687-7400) immediately. Staff and faculty returning from an affected area and who feel symptomatic should contact their primary care physician immediately. Click here for additional information.

University Writing Program Schedules Conference

To address the complex issue of students' differing writing abilities, UNC Charlotte's University Writing Program will host writing instructors from throughout the region at its inaugural one-day regional writing conference on Friday, September 12. The event will be held at UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte.

"Bridging Inquiries: Research, Process, and Literacy from High School to Higher Ed" will offer panels and round-table discussions on topics such as commonalities in curricula, partnerships across institutions, academic literacies, inquiry-guided learning and teaching, academic transferability, and best practices in the teaching of writing. Presenters will include educators and scholars from Charlotte-area K-12 schools, colleges, and universities. Publisher representatives will offer writing resources for purchase, and lunch will provide a space for exchange and discussion.

Registration details and additional information can be found online.