April 2017

White needs shared leave

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Melanie White with the Office of Legal Affairs needs shared leave donations.

Chapter by W+GRA’s Brown included in award-winning work

Date Published: April 19, 2017

Heather Brown, executive director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance, recently learned that a book in which she has a chapter has received two national awards. “The Fat Pedagogy Reader,” edited by Erin Cameron and Constance Russell, has won a 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award from the American Educational Research Association.

License plate recognition coming to parking permits

Date Published: April 19, 2017

When the fall 2017 semester begins, a hanging tag will not be needed to park on campus. Permits will be required still; however, permission to park will be virtual and verified through license plate recognition (LPR).

LPR works based upon the permit purchased. Parking privileges will be assigned to a vehicle license plate and the purchaser’s 49er ID card.

Lee College professor receives international honor

Date Published: April 19, 2017

John Ziegert, a faculty member in the Lee College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, is the 2017 recipient of the Frederick Taylor Research Medal, bestowed by SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).

External excavation, repairs being completed on Woodward Hall

Date Published: April 18, 2017

Repair work to the exterior of Woodward Hall (the section near the Cato College of Education) is underway through Thursday, June 15.

Expect heavy equipment, excavation work, noise and dust and masonry cutting/removal during the project.

Exercise caution when approaching construction zones.

Green Office certifications boost awareness of campus' environmental footprint

Date Published: April 14, 2017

The UNC Charlotte Green Office Program, an initiative piloted by the Sustainability Office in 2015, has reported a notable rise in the number of Green Office certifications. 

Camo Classic to highlight veterans on campus

Date Published: April 13, 2017

The Veteran Services Office and the Dean of Students Office will host the 2017 Camo Classic, an annual competition to highlight veterans across campus.

Johns Hopkins professor to talk ‘Controlling Human Evolution’

Date Published: April 12, 2017

Nathan Comfort, a professor at Johns Hopkins University, will present “In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR” at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, in the Cone University Center, Room 113.

This luncheon/workshop is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required by Thursday, April 13.

Deadline to submit fall semester crowdfunding projects May 1

Date Published: April 12, 2017

Crowdfund UNC Charlotte allows University students to become leaders and fosters a philanthropic community across campus by providing an online platform that harnesses the power of the community through small gifts to help students, faculty or staff to raise money to fuel their passions, innovations and ideas.