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Research Highlights the Competition for Global Talent

As competition for talent heats up worldwide, UNC Charlotte researcher Qingfang Wang has identified critical factors that appear to give some communities a competitive edge.

Wang’s research considers highly skilled immigrants and immigrant entrepreneurs – what attracts them, what fosters their growth and what deters them from fully using their skills and knowledge.

"Obviously, highly skilled people are the major force in this new knowledge economy," said Wang, associate professor in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences. “At the national and global level, I think this is really important to look into this issue in the context of this global competition.”

BrowZine Makes Journals Available Via Tablets

BrowZine is a free app for your iPad or Android-based tablet that enables UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students to browse, read and monitor many of Atkins Library's scholarly journals from publishers like Oxford, SAGE, Springer, Wiley and Elsevier.

Readers can search by name or subject, and then create a bookshelf to store favorite titles. In addition, users can opt in to receive push notifications when new issues are published.

BrowZine is available to download for free via your app store; upon initial launch, you will be prompted to enter your NinerNET credentials to view the content.